Dr Adam Rees

Dr Adam Rees

Blue Marine Foundation Research Officer

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


Post Doctoral researcher 

Blue Marine Foundation Research Officer


2018 - present: Post Doctoral researcher with Plymouth University and the Blue Marine Foundation

2014 - 2018: PhD researcher at Plymouth University

2013 - 2014: Research assistant Plymouth University

2009 - 2011: BSc (hons) Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology

Professional membership

MBA member since 2009

Research interests

Benthic ecology. Changes in benthic communities in response to direct anthropogenic impacts, with a large focus on inshore fisheries. Body of PhD research looking at the ecological impacts of crustacean pots on reef habitats of Lyme Bay, England.

Key publications are highlighted

Sheehan EV, Rees A, Bridger D, Williams T & Hall-Spencer JM 2017 'Strandings of NE Atlantic gorgonians' Biological Conservation 209, 482-487 , DOI PEARL