Richard Reina

Assoc Professor

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Richard's research areas of interest are:

  • Diving physiology and ecology of sea turtles and penguins
  • Marine conservation biology and management of national marine parks
  • Effects of secondary salinisation on physiology and ecology of native frogs
  • Stress and physiological responses of sharks following capture by fisheries


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Projects 2003 2021

Reversing population decline of Eastern Pacific leatherback turtles

Reina, R. & Williamson, S.


Project: Research

The microbiota of sea turtles

Scheelings, F. & Reina, R.


Project: Research

Improving Outcomes of Fisher Interactions with Sharks, Rays, and Chimaeras

Reina, R., Huveneers, C., Walker, T., Green, C., Wenner, M. & Burgess, M.


Project: Research

Research Output 2000 2019

Density is more important than predation risk for predicting growth and developmental outcomes in tadpoles of spotted tree frog, Litoria spenceri (Dubois 1984)

Plenderleith, T. L., Johnstone, C. D., Reina, R. D. & Chapple, D. G., Nov 2019, In : Austral Ecology. 44, 7, p. 1285-1297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Editorial: Advances in the biology and conservation of marine turtles

Maxwell, S. M., Broderick, A. C., Dutton, P. H., Fossette-Halot, S., Fuentes, M. M. P. B. & Reina, R. D., 31 Jan 2019, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 6, 3 p., 9.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Synchronised nesting aggregations are associated with enhanced capacity for extended embryonic arrest in olive ridley sea turtles

Williamson, S. A., Evans, R. G., Robinson, N. J. & Reina, R. D., 5 Jul 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 8 p., 9783.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Calling phenology of a diverse amphibian assemblage in response to meteorological conditions

Plenderleith, T. L., Stratford, D., Lollback, G. W., Chapple, D. G., Reina, R. D. & Hero, J. M., May 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, p. 873-882 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Molecular analysis of predator scats reveals role of salps in temperate inshore food webs

Cavallo, C., Chiaradia, A., Deagle, B. E., McInnes, J. C., Sánchez, S., Hays, G. C. & Reina, R. D., 26 Oct 2018, In : Frontiers in Marine Science. 5, OCT, 14 p., 381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Activities 2014 2014

  • 1 Consultancy

Chondrichthyan Bycatch Research Group, Monash University (External organisation)

Richard Reina (Advisor)

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsConsultancy