Dr Elisa Bayraktarov

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science

Affiliate Research Fellow

Global Change Institute
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Research Interests

  • Potential of recovery and resilience of threatened species
  • Effective evidence-based approaches for restoration and protection of threatened habitats
  • Effects of global and local threats on ecosystems in a changing future


  • Doctor of Natural Sciences PHD, University of Bremen


  • Bayraktarov, Elisa, Saunders, Megan I., Abdullah, Sabah, Mills, Morena, Beher, Jutta, Possingham, Hugh P., Mumby, Peter J. and Lovelock, Catherine E. (2016) The cost and feasibility of marine coastal restoration. Ecological Applications, 26 4: 1055-1074. doi:10.1890/15-1077

  • Saunders, Megan I., Bayraktarov, Elisa, Roelfsema, Chris M., Leon, Javier X., Samper-Villarreal, Jimena, Phinn, Stuart R., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Mumby, Peter J. (2015) Spatial and temporal variability of seagrass at Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef. Botanica Marina, 58 1: 35-49. doi:10.1515/bot-2014-0060

  • Eidens, Corvin, Bayraktarov, Elisa, Hauffe, Torsten, Pizarro, Valeria, Wilke, Thomas and Wild, Christian (2014) Benthic primary production in an upwelling-influenced coral reef, Colombian Caribbean. PeerJ, 2 e554: 1-22. doi:10.7717/peerj.554

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