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Marine science: directory of scientists

Published: 23 Nov 2019

Details of scientists working for the Marine Scotland Directorate, with some supporting documents attached.

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Marine science: directory of scientists
Ross Gardiner

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Ross Gardiner

Telephone: +44 (0)131 244 0467

E-mail: ross.gardiner@gov.scot

Address: Marine Scotland, Freshwater Laboratory Faskally, Pitlochry, Perthshire PH16 5LB

Research Interests

Diadromous and freshwater fish species and factors influencing their ecology, distribution, survival and production. Currently advising on diadromous fish and fisheries issues in relation to marine renewables and other marine developments.

Collaborations

I communicate and have collaborated with many fishery scientists both based in the UK and overseas.

External Committees and Responsibilities

Currently member of the ICES sea trout working group, participates in SEPA Fish and Fisheries Advisory Group, member of MeyGen Advisory Group, Scientific Officer of The Grayling Society and a Trustee of The Grayling Research Trust.

Most Recent Publications

  • Winfield, I.J., Adams, C.E., Armstrong, J.D., Gardiner, R., Kirika, A., Montgomery, J., Spears, B.M., Stewart, D.C., Thorpe, J.E. and Wilson, W. (2012) Changes in the fish community of Loch Leven: untangling anthropogenic pressures.  Hydrobiologia 681 (1),73-84.
  • Stewart, D.C, Middlemas, S.J., Gardiner, W.R., Mackay, S. and Armstrong, J.D. (2005). Diet and prey selection of cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) at Loch Leven, a major stocked trout fishery. Journal of Zoology 267(2), 191-201.
  • Davies, C.E., Shelley, J., McLean I.F.G., Gardiner, R. and Peirson, G. (2004). Freshwater Fishes in Britain: the species and their distribution. Harley Books, Colchester. 176 pp.
  • Gardiner, R. (2003). Identifying Lamprey. A Field Key for Sea, River and Brook Lamprey. Conserving Nature Rivers Conservation Techniques Series No.4. English Nature, Peterborough. 27pp.
  • Doughty, R. and Gardiner, R. (2003).  The return of salmon to cleaner rivers: A Scottish perspective. In: Mills, D. Salmon at the Edge. pp. 175-185. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Full publications list

Winfield, I.J., Adams, C.E., Armstrong, J.D., Gardiner, R., Kirika, A., Montgomery, J., Spears, B.M., Stewart, D.C., Thorpe, J.E. and Wilson, W. (2012) Changes in the fish community of Loch Leven: untangling anthropogenic pressures.  Hydrobiologia 681 (1),73-84.

Stewart, D.C, Middlemas, S.J., Gardiner, W.R., Mackay, S. and Armstrong, J.D. (2005). Diet and prey selection of cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) at Loch Leven, a major stocked trout fishery. Journal of Zoology 267(2), 191-201.

 

Davies, C.E., Shelley, J., McLean I.F.G., Gardiner, R. and Peirson, G. (2004). Freshwater Fishes in Britain: the species and their distribution. Harley Books, Colchester. 176 pp.

 

Gardiner, R. (2003). Identifying Lamprey. A Field Key for Sea, River and Brook Lamprey. Conserving Nature Rivers Conservation Techniques Series No.4. English Nature, Peterborough. 27pp.

 

Doughty, R. and Gardiner, R. (2003).  The return of salmon to cleaner rivers: A Scottish perspective. In: Mills, D. Salmon at the Edge. pp. 175-185. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

 

Milner, N.J., Elliott, J.M., Armstrong, J.D., Gardiner, R., Welton, S.J. and Ladle, M. (2003). Natural control of populations in stream salmonids. Fisheries Research  62(2), 111-125.

 

Gardiner, R. (2002). Factors affecting rod catches – effectiveness of effort. In: Shelton, R. (ed). The interpretation of rod and net catch data: proceedings of a workshop held at the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Lowestoft, November 2001. pp 40-45. Atlantic Salmon Trust, Pitllochry, Perthshire.

 

Raynard, R.S., Dixon P.F, Gardiner R, Gardiner W.R., Grant, R., Murray A.G., Longshaw C., Gregory, A., Quickfall, S., Macdonald, A.I.M., Sheppard A., Cunningham, C.O. , Stone D.M, Bain, N., Taylor, G., Hill, B.J. and Stagg, R.M. (2002). Survey of wild salmonid fish in Great Britain in year 2000 for Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA). Fisheries Research Services. Collaborative/Contract Report 02/02.

 

Gardiner R. (2001). Factors affecting rod and line catches – effectiveness of effort. In: R. Shelton (ed.) The Interpretation of Rod and Net Catch Data. pp. 40–45. The Atlantic Salmon Trust, Pitlochry.

 

Hughes, S., Aprahamian, M., Armstrong, J.D., Gardiner, R. and Milner, N. (2001) Status of freshwater fish habitat science in Great Britain. Aquatic Ecosystems Health and Management 4(4), 393-400.

 

Armstrong, J.D., Shackley, P.E. and Gardiner, R. (1994). Redistribution of juvenile salmonid fishes after catastrophic depletion. Journal of Fish Biology 45, 1027-1039.

 

Gardiner, R. (1993). Scottish grayling: history and biology of the populations. Journal of The Grayling Society, Spring 1993, 43-50. (This is a slightly revised version of Gardiner (1992))

 

Gardiner, R. (1992). Scottish grayling: history and biology of the populations. In: Proceedings of the Institute of Fisheries Management. 22nd Annual Study Course. (M.C. Lucas, I. Diack and L.Laird, eds). 171-178.

 

 

Gardiner, R. (1991). Modelling rod effort trends from catch and abundance data. In: Catch-Effort Sampling Strategies: Their Application in Freshwater Fisheries Management (ed I.G.Cowx). pp92-100. Oxford: Blackwell, Fishing News Books.

 

Gardiner, R. and McLaren, I. (1991). Decline and recovery of salmon in the Central Belt of Scotland. In: D.Mills(ed). Strategies for the Rehabilitation of Salmon Rivers. 187-193. The Atlantic Salmon Trust, The Institute of Fisheries management and The Linnean Society.

 

Gardiner, R. and Shackley, P. (1991). Stock and recruitment and inversely density-dependent growth of salmon, Salmo salar L., in a Scottish stream. Journal of Fish Biology 38, 691-696

 

Gardiner, R. (1989). Tweed juvenile salmon and trout stocks. In. Mills, D. (ed). Tweed towards 2000. 105-114. Berwick-upon-Tweed: The Tweed Foundation.

 

Gardiner, R. and Egglishaw, H. (1986). A Map of the Distribution in Scottish Rivers of the Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar L. 5pp + map. Scottish Fisheries Publication. Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Pitlochry.

 

Egglishaw, H., Gardiner, R. and Foster, J. (1986). Salmon catch decline and forestry in Scotland. Sacottish Geographical magazine 102(1), 57-61

 

Gardiner, W.R. (1984). Estimating population densities of salmonids in deep water in streams. Journal of Fish Biology 24, 41-49.

 

Egglishaw, H.J., Gardiner, W.R., Shackley, P.E. and Struthers, G. (1984). Principles and Practice of Stocking Streams with Salmon Eggs and Fry. Scottish Fisheries Information Pamphlet 10

 

Egglishaw, H. J., Gardiner, W. R., Shackley, P. E., & Struthers, G. (1981). The stock of salmon in the upper River Tummel. Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory. Working Paper, 81(8).

 

Gardiner, W.R. and Geddes, P. (1980). The influence of body composition on the survival of juvenile salmon. Hydrobiologia 69, 1573-5117.

 

 

 

 


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