magnus johnson

Dr Magnus Johnson

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Marine Science

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Environmental Sciences

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of Plymouth)
  • MSc (University of Aberdeen)
  • PhD (University of Leicester)

Summary

Dr Magnus Johnson is an environmental marine scientist with interests in crustaceans, fisheries science and management and statistical programming.

Undergraduate

L7 R Statistical Programming (50033) L7 Environmental Impact Assessment (58041) L7 Research Design (16967) L6 Environmental Impact Assessment (50020) L6 Malaysia Field Trip L5 Aquatic Zoology (58058)

Journal Article

The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach

Roach, M., Cohen, M., Forster, R., Revill, A. S., & Johnson, M. (2018). The effects of temporary exclusion of activity due to wind farm construction on a lobster (Homarus gammarus) fishery suggests a potential management approach. ICES journal of marine science : journal du conseil, 75(4), 1416-1426. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsy006

Population dynamics of two sympatric intertidal fish species (the shanny, Lipophrys pholis, and long-spined scorpion fish,Taurulus bubalis) of Great Britain

Barrett, C., Johnson, M., & Hull, S. (2018). Population dynamics of two sympatric intertidal fish species (the shanny, Lipophrys pholis, and long-spined scorpion fish,Taurulus bubalis) of Great Britain. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the UK, 98(3), 589-595. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0025315416001582

Diet as a mechanism of coexistence between intertidal fish species of the U.K.

Barrett, C. J., Johnson, M. L., & Hull, S. L. (2016). Diet as a mechanism of coexistence between intertidal fish species of the U.K. Hydrobiologia, 768(1), 125-135. doi:10.1007/s10750-015-2537-1

The first use of Fulton's K for assessing and comparing the conditions of inter-tidal fish populations

Barrett, C. J., Johnson, M., Hall, N. J., & Hull, S. (2016). The first use of Fulton's K for assessing and comparing the conditions of inter-tidal fish populations. Marine Ecology, 37(1), 42-45. https://doi.org/10.1111/maec.12234

External morphology of eyes and Nebenaugen of caridean decapods–ecological and systematic considerations

Johnson, M. L., Dobson, N., & De Grave, S. (2015). External morphology of eyes and Nebenaugen of caridean decapods–ecological and systematic considerations. PeerJ, 3(8), e1176. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1176

Research interests

Crustacean Biology and Ecology Sustainable Fisheries Marine Environmental Management Tropical Marine Systems Environmental Marine Ecology Research Group Collaborations with Oxford University Natural History Museum, British Antartctic Survey, Holderness Fishing Industry Group, Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies

Postgraduate supervision

I welcome applications from potential PhD or research MSc students interested in crustacean biology/ecology, fisheries science and management or environmental marine science. Completed PhDs Knowles, Kathryn (2010) A holistic framework for environmental change : socio-environmental cohesion for sustainability (2nd with Angela Espinosa) Cardoso Castro, Pedro-Pablo (2011) Facilitating self-organization in non-hierarchical communities : a methodology for regeneration programs (2nd with Angela Espinosa) Ashelby, Christopher (2012) Taxonomic, systematic, morphological and biological studies on Palaemon Weber, 1795 (crustacea: decapoda: palaemonidae) Christopher Barrett (2012) The ecology of intertidal fishes & the mechanisms which allow for their coexistence (2nd with Sue Hull) Kirkbride-Smith, Anne (2014) The economic, social and conservation benefits of recreation-orientated artificial reefs Dobson, N (2015) Aspects of the eyes of Pontoniine Decapods James Wood (2015) Biology and Ecology of the Holderness Coast Lobster Fishery. Current PhD supervisions Cowing, Daniel: Developing hatcheries for Nephrops Norvegicus Roach, Michael: Interactions of lobster fishing and offshore windfarms