Lab Members

Post-Doctoral

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Postgraduate Students

  

Doctoral (Ph.D.)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Research topic

Biochemical and bioacoustic study of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins: Ontogenetic shifts, soundscape, and environmental history of the Pearl River Delta 

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Research topic

Socio-behavioural dynamics and spatial ecology of African elephants (Loxodonta africana)

Master (M.Phil.)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Research topic

Population ecology of sympatric delphinids in Tañon Strait Protected Seascape, Philippines

Affiliate Students

National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Research topic

Population ecology of Risso’s dolphins off Taiwan

Yale University, United States

Research topic

Social and decision process of large carnivore reintroduction in South Africa

Previous ​Post-Docs

Carmen K.M. Or
(2017 - 2018)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Research Topic

Marine Protected Areas for Chinese white dolphins in Hong Kong

Wai-Ho Wong (Simon)
(2017 - 2018)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Research Topic

Resource selection function and spatial models of habitat use of humpback dolphins in Hong Kong

Wenzhi (Joe) Lin
(2014 - 2015)

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Research Topic

Genetic demography and trophic ecology of PRE cetaceans

Research Topic

Demographic models and population trend analysis

National Taiwan Ocean University

Glenn Gailey
(2013 - 2014)

Texas A&M University

Research Topic

Computational ecology and database management

Tadamichi Morisaka
(2007 - 2008)

  

Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University

Research topic

Acoustic behaviour of Heaviside's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)

Wildlife Research Center of Kyoto University

Research Topic

Surface behaviour of Heaviside's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)

Previous Postgraduates

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis Title

Macro- and micro-scale anthropogenic pressure on Chinese white dolphins in Hong Kong: Quantifying impacts of habitat loss and coastal tourism

Doctoral (Ph.D.)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis Title

Socio-spatial ecology of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Estuary

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis Title

Ecology of wildlife reintroduction: habitat selection of reintroduced lions (Panthera Leo) and behavioural responses of their prey

Sun Yat-sen University, CHina

Thesis Title

Divergence history and population biology of the humpback dolphin (genus Sousa)

Thesis Title

Population ecology of spinner dolphins (Stenella longirostris) in an offshore resting habitat in the Red Sea

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Thesis Title

Behaviour and ecology of Chinese white dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Pearl River Estuary

Keshni Gopal (2014)

University of Pretoria

Thesis Title

A genetic study of two inshore dolphin species (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii and Tursiops aduncus) found along the coast of South Africa 

Master

Previous Research Personnel

  

University of Pretoria

Thesis Title

Population parameters and group dynamics of humpback dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in Platenberg Bay, South Africa

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Thesis Title

Habitat use and human impacts on the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in the western Pearl River Estuary

National Taiwan University

Thesis title

Social structure and reproductive parameters of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins (Sousa chinensis) off the west coast of Taiwan

Julie L. Serot (M.Phil., 2013)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis title

Heavy metal analysis in Heaviside’s Dolphins (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii)

 

Macarena F. Bravo Dubo (M.Phil., 2013)

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis title

Risso's dolphins of La Herradura, Coquimbo, Chile

 

Alice E. Johnson (M.Sc., 2012)

University of Pretoria

Thesis title

Population analyses of humpback dolphins (Sousa plumbea) in Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa [PDF]

Caryn A. Behrmann (M.Sc., 2011)

University of Pretoria

Thesis title

Occurrence and group dynamics of Heaviside’s dolphins (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) in Table Bay, Western Cape, South Africa

Pui-Yin Lam (Ivan)
(2015 - 2018)

Research Assistant

The University of Hong Kong, HKSAR

Thesis Title

Demography and socio-ecology of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin 

(Sousa chinensis) metapopulation in the Pearl River Estuary

Cetacea Research Institute, HKSAR

Research Topic

Socio-demography and population ecology of coastal delphinids

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