Tim Glasby

Research interests

  • Seagrass ecology
  • Marine biodiversity
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Impacts of invasive species


Tim Glasby is a Principal Research Scientist based at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute. He is a marine ecologist with over 20 years experience working in temperate marine systems. Tim joined the Department in 2002 after working as an academic and an environmental consultant. Tim coordinates research on seagrass ecology and distribution, anthropogenic impacts on marine biodiversity and the impacts and control of marine pests. He also co-supervises Honours and PhD students. Tim is an adjunct professor in the School of the Environment, University of Technology, Sydney.


  • Ph.D. - University of Sydney
  • B.Sc.(Hons) - University of Sydney

Current projects

  • Large-scale monitoring of algae and invertebrates on NSW rocky reefs
  • Human impacts on seagrasses
  • Experimental cultivation and rehabilitation of seagrass
  • Surveys for invasive marine species

Recent publications

Please refer to Tim Glasby's Google Scholar page.

Professional associations and activities

  • Australian Marine Sciences Association
  • Ecological Society of Australia
  • Royal Zoological Society of NSW

Contact details

Phone: (02) 4916 3825