Shaun Fraser

  • United Kingdom

  • 38 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20172019

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Research expertise

Shaun is a Fisheries Scientist with an interdisciplinary background currently working in the Fisheries Team within the Marine Science and Technology Department. He is involved in a range of research projects and stock assessment work related to the management of inshore fisheries. Shaun also supports the ongoing data collection and sampling for the Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation and Marine Scotland Science.

Specialities / Research Interests / Skills

Fisheries science, marine ecology, stock assessment, gear technology, acoustics, physical oceanography, marine renewable energy.

Brief History

Shaun graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a BSc (Hons) in Geophysics in 2009.

Following a placement as an Environmental Consultant at Xodus Group he began his research at the University of Aberdeen (School of Engineering and School of Biological Sciences). In 2017, Shaun completed his interdisciplinary PhD, titled “Acoustic Investigation of the Hydrodynamics and Ecology of a Tidal Channel and the Impacts of a Marine Renewable Energy Installation”.

Shaun joined NAFC in his present position in 2017, where he is involved in a range of research projects.

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Research Output

  • 38 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report

Predictable changes in fish school characteristics due to a tidal turbine support structure

Williamson, B., Fraser, S., Williamson, L., Nikora, V. & Scott, B., 1 Oct 2019, In : Renewable Energy. 141, p. 1092-1102 10 p.

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    Trial of a new escape panel concept to reduce cod catches in a mixed demersal fishery

    Fraser, S. & Angus, C., May 2019, In : Fisheries Research. 213, p. 212-218 7 p.

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    Coupling Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) and hydraulic surveys to study the geometry and spatial distribution of aquatic macrophytes

    Biggs, H. J., Nikora, V. I., Gibbins, C. N., Fraser, S., Green, D. R., Papadopoulos, K. & Hicks, D. M., 17 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Ecohydraulics. 3, 1, p. 45-58 14 p.

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    Press / Media

    New fish market to land boost for local economy

    Shaun Fraser

    30/11/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Trawl survey yields plentiful small fish

    Shaun Fraser

    29/11/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    University duo in line for green energy awards

    Benjamin Williamson & Shaun Fraser

    5/04/178/04/17

    4 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research