Media & Science Communication

Co-founded marine scicomm initiative Fish Thinkers Research

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Discovery Channel Shark Week 2017:  ALIEN SHARKS: STRANGER FINS (– Airing Monday, July 24 at 10PM ET/PT)

Captured the footage of sawsharks in the wild used in the program,  a member of the expedition to find and track sawsharks and appear in the program.

Photo Fetterplace @fish_thinkers

Photo Fetterplace @fish_thinkers

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Interview on youth radio program Lab Rats talking acoustic tracking and marine science 2017

Talking Flathead on WAVE FM


Ecological Society of Australia – Ecology Photos Annual Competition

2017 – 1st place in when no one is watching – remote camera category

2016 – 3rd place in when no one is watching – remote camera category


South Coast Underwater Research Win News Interview 2017

Save Our Seas- Shark Aerial Patrols project page and media updates


Scicomm Mondays Pod Cast Interview:

University of Wollongong website front page story/video November 2014 – Interview with Matt and Lachlan plus underwater video footage.

Fishing for answers

Win News September 2014 – Interview with Lachlan and Matt.

CONNECT: UOW Magazine November 2014– Interview with Lachlan and Matt.Connect UOW mag NOV14

Research and Innovation News UOW July to September 2014– Profile Lachlan.

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Fish Habitat Workshop Wollongong  September 2014 – invited speaker.


Ecological Society of Australia: The Nature Conservancy Applied Conservation Award 2014 – Round up of Lachlan’s research.

Illawarra Mercury October 8th, 2014- “Something Fishy about Lachlan’s conservation award’.

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The vast unknown: assessing the conservation of soft sediment fish diversity. Australian Wildlife Magazine  Vol 4- Spring 2013.