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Government of South Australia SARDI - South Australian Research and Development Institute

Dr Adrian Linnane

Dr Adrian Linnane - Subprogram Leader, Offshore CrustaceansSubprogram Leader, Offshore Crustaceans 

B.Sc, Ph.D

Phone: +61 8 8207 5492

Roles and expertise:

Dr. Linnane received his PhD from the Zoology Department at the National University of Ireland, Galway. He has published over 35 scientific papers and 50 peer reviewed reports in the areas of lobster biology and fisheries stock assessment. His research has mainly focused on the areas of ecological requirements, reproductive biology, spatial dynamics and bycatch mitigation within crustacean fisheries. Dr. Linnane lectures and supervises students at Flinders and Adelaide Universities.


  • Rock lobster stock assessment
  • Fishery independent monitoring
  • Lobster ecology and recruitment

Current and recent projects:

  • Rock lobster translocation
  • Fishery bycatch
  • Fishery interaction with threatened/endangered species