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Published research

Papers and Reports

Trnski, T. (1992). Review of McGoodwin, J. R. (1990). Crisis in the World's Fisheries: people, problems, and policies. Australian Natural History 24(4): 63. Stanford University Press. 

Leis, J. M., Trnski, T., Harmelin-Vivien, M., Renon, J-P., Dufour, V., El Moudni, M. K. & Galzin, R. (1991). High concentrations of tuna larvae (Pisces: Scombridae) in near-reef waters of French Polynesia (Society and Tuamotu Islands). Bulletin of Marine Science 48(1): 150-158.

Trnski, T. (ed.) (1992). A Preliminary Guide to the Fish Larvae of Temperate Australia. Australian Museum.

Trnski, T. (1992). Review of Wright, P. (1992) The NPA Guide to the National Parks of Northern New South Wales. National Parks Association of New South Wales. Australian Natural History 24(4): 65.

Trnski, T. & Leis, J. M. (1992). A beginner's guide to illustrating fish larvae. In Hancock, D A (ed.) Larval Biology. Australian Society for Fish Biology Workshop, Hobart, 20 August 1991, Bureau of Rural Resources Proceedings No. 15, AGPS, Canberra.

Leis, J. M., Hoese, D. .F & Trnski, T. (1993). Larval development in two genera of the Indo-Pacific Gobioid fish family Xenisthmidae: Allomicrodesmus and Xenisthmus. Copeia 1993(1): 186-196.

Trnski, T. (1993). Battered Fish: Australian Fisheries in Crisis. Muse June-July 1993: 9-11.

Trnski, T., Bray, D. J., Leis J. M., McGrouther, M. A. & Reader, S. E. (1994). Survey of Fishes of Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland. In Commonwealth Commission of Inquiry, Shoalwater Bay, Capricornia Coast, Queensland, Research Report no. 5, Vol. A, pp 235-281.

Trnski, T. (1997). Review of Edgar, G. J. (1997). Australian Marine Life: the plants and animals of temperate waters. Reed Books. Nature Australia 25(10): 72.

Trnski, T. (1997). Review of Kuiter, R. H. (1993). Coastal Fishes of south-eastern Australia. Crawford House Press. Nature Australia 24(11): 70.

Trnski, T. & McGrouther, M. A. (1997) Results of the survey of reef fishes of the far northern section of the Great Barrier Reef north of Raine Island, adjacent Coral Sea Reefs and Torres Strait. Australian Museum, Sydney. 

Leis, J. M., Trnski, T., Doherty, P. J. & Dufour, V. (1998). Replenishment of fish populations in the enclosed lagoon of Taiaro Atoll (Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia): evidence from eggs and larvae. Coral Reefs 17: 1-8.

Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (1999). Larval development of the Indo-Pacific perciform fish, Centrogenys vaigiensis (Pisces: Centrogeniidae). Ichthyological Research 46: 413-418.

Paxton, J. R., Johnson, G. D. & Trnski, T. (2001). Larvae and juveniles of the deepsea "whalefishes" Barbourisia and Rondeletia (Stephanoberyciformes: Barbourisiidae, Rondeletiidae), with comments on family relationships. Records of the Australian Museum 53: 407-425.

Trnski, T. (2001). Diel and tidal abundance of fish larvae in a barrier estuary channel in New South Wales. Marine and Freshwater Research 52: 995-1006.

Leis, J. M., Trnski, T. & Beckley, L. E. (2002). Larval development of Pagellus natalensis and what larval morphology indicates about relationships in the perciform fish family Sparidae (Teleostei). Marine and Freshwater Research 53: 367-376.

Trnski, T. (2002). Behaviour of settlement-stage larvae of fishes with an estuarine juvenile phase: in situ observations in a warm-temperate estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 242: 205-214.

Trnski, T. (2003). Physical and behavioural determinants of settlement in fishes that use estuaries as juvenile nurseries. PhD thesis, University of Technology, Sydney. 

Leis, J. M., Trnski, T., Dufour V., Harmelin-Vivien M., Renon J-P. & Galzin R. (2003). Local completion of the pelagic larval stage of coastal fishes in coral-reef lagoons of the Society and Tuamotu Islands. Coral Reefs 22: 271-290.

Trnski, T., Hay, A. C. & Fielder, D. S. (2005). Larval development of estuary perch (Macquaria colonorum) and Australian bass (M. novemaculeata) (Perciformes: Percichthyidae), with comments on their life history. Fishery Bulletin 103: 183-194.

Clark, D. L., Leis, J. M., Hay, A. C. & Trnski, T. (2005). Swimming ontogeny of larvae of four temperate marine fishes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 292: 287-300.

Leis, J. M., Hay, A. C. & Trnski, T. (2006). In situ ontogeny of behaviour in pelagic larvae of three temperate, marine, demersal fishes. Marine Biology 148: 655-669.

Trnski, T., Francis, M. P., Duffy, C. & Chiswell, S.. (2010). Motion in the ocean: biological oceanography of the Kermadec region - migration and connectivity of marine flora and fauna. In Pew Environment Group, Proceedings of DEEP: Talks and thoughts celebrating diversity in New Zealand's untouched Kermadecs, 30-31 Aug 2010. Wellington, New Zealand.

Knight, J. T. & Trnski, T. (2011). Early development of the endangered Oxleyan pygmy perch Nannoperca oxleyana Whitley (Percichthyidae). Australian Zoologist 35: 895-909.

Duffy, C., Johnson, S. & Trnski, T. (2011). Review of records of sawfishes (Chondrichthyes: Pristidae) from Fiji, with deletion of Pristis zijsron Bleeker, 1851 and Pristis sp. from the fauna. Zootaxa 3115: 65-67.

Ismar, S. M. H., Trnski, T., Beauchamp, T., Bury, S. J., Wilson, D., Kannemeyer, R., Bellingham, M. & Baird, K. (2014). Foraging ecology and choice of feeding habitat in the New Zealand Fairy Tern Sternula nereis davisae. Bird Conservation International 24: 72-87. doi:10.1017/S0959270913000312.

Rocha, L., Aleixo, G., Allen, F., Almeda, C., Baldwin, M., Barclay, J. ... Trnski, T. (2014) Specimen collection: An essential tool. Letters in Science 344: 814-815.

Parsons, D. M., Sim-Smith, C. J., Cryer, M., Francis, M. P., Hartill, B., Jones, E. G ... Trnski, T. (2014). Snapper (Chrysophrys auratus): a review of life history and key vulnerabilities in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 48: 256-283.

Trnski, T. & Schlumpf, H. A. (eds) (2015). Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition 2011. Bulletin of the Auckland Museum 20: 1-518.

Trnski, T. & de Lange, P. J. (2015). Introduction to the Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition 2011. Bulletin of the Auckland Museum 20: 1-18.

Trnski, T., Duffy, C. A., Francis, M. P., McGrouther, M. A., Stewart, A. L., Struthers, C. D. & Zintzen, V. (2015). Fishes from recent collections at the Kermadec Islands and new records for the region. Bulletin of the Auckland Museum 20: 463-480.

Books

Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (1989). The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Shorefishes. New South Wales University Press, Kensington. 

Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (1998). The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth. 

Book Chapters

Leis, J. M. & Trnski T. (1989). 39 chapters: Clupeidae, Engralididae, Chanidae, Antennariidae, Belonidae, Hemiramphidae, Caproidae, Solenostomidae, Triglidae, Acropomatidae, Ambassidae, Carangidae, Cepolidae, Drepaneidae, Echeneididae, Ephippididae, Kuhliidae, Leiognathidae, Leptobramidae, Malacanthidae, Menidae, Opistognathidae, Plesiopidae, Scatophagidae, Sciaenidae, Sillaginidae, Sparidae, Symphysanodontidae, Terapontidae, Mugilidae, Polynemidae, Uranoscopidae, Ammodytidae, Amblyopinae, Trichiuridae, Cynoglossidae, Pleuronectidae, Soleidae, Triacanthidae, in: Leis, J M and Trnski, T (eds) (1989). The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Shorefishes. New South Wales University Press, Kensington.

Russell, D. J., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (1989). Centropomidae, in: Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (eds) (1989). The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Shorefishes. New South Wales University Press, Kensington.

Trnski, T., Leis, J. M. & Wirtz, P. (1989). Pholidichthyidae: Convict Blennies, Engineerfishes. In Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Shorefishes. New South Wales University Press, Kensington.

Miskiewicz, A. G., Bruce, B. D. & Trnski, T. (1998). Family Berycidae. In Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (1998). 3 chapters: Enoplosidae, Gempylidae, Girellidae, in: Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Trnski, T. (1998). Carangidae. In Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Trnski, T. & Miskiewicz, A G (1998). 2 chapters: Callanthiidae, Trichiuridae. In Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Trnski, T. & Neira, F J (1998). 2 chapters: Scombridae, Terapontidae. In Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Trnski, T., Neira, F. J. & Miskiewicz, A. G. (1998). Family Pomatomidae. In Neira, F. J., Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (eds) The Larvae of Temperate Australian Fishes: a laboratory guide for larval fish identification. University of Western Australia Press, Perth.

Bray, D. J., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Samaridae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Cavalluzzi, M. R., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). 2 chapters: Drepaneidae, Ephippidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Gago, F. J., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Trichiuridae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Konishi, Y., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Malacanthidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). 19 chapters: Clupeinae, Dussumieriinae, Pellonulinae, Engraulidae, Chirocentridae, Pristigasteridae, Chanidae, Caproidae, Cepolidae, Symphysanodontidae, Polynemidae, Sciaenidae, Opistognathidae, Plesiopidae, Carangidae, Amblyopinae, Soleidae, Cynoglossidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Miskiewicz, A. G. & Trnski, T. (2000). 2 chapters: Berycidae, Hoplichthyidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Okiyama, M., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Ammodytidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Richards, W. J., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Triglidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Trnski, T. (2000). Isonidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Trnski, T. & Leis J. M. (2000). 18 chapters: Belonidae, Mugilidae, Solenostomidae, Acropomatidae, Ambassidae, Centrogeniidae, Latidae, Leiognathidae, Leptobramidae, Menidae, Sillaginidae, Kuhliidae, Terapontidae, Sparidae, Echeneidae, Uranoscopidae, Scatophagidae, Triacanthidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Trnski, T., Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (2000). Hemiramphidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Trnski, T., Leis, J. M. & Rennis, D. S. (2000). Platycephalidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Trnski, T., Leis, J. M. & Wirtz, P. (2000). Pholidichthyidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Watson, W., Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2000). Antennariidae. In Leis, J. M. & Carson-Ewart, B. M. (eds) The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coastal Fishes: an identification guide to marine fish larvae. Fauna Malesiana Handbooks, 2. Brill, Leiden.

Paxton, J. R. & Trnski, T. (2003a). Rondeletiiidae: redmouth whalefishes. In Carpenter, K. (ed) The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Volume 2: bony fishes part 1 (Acipenseridae to Grammatidae). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication 5. FAO, Rome.

Paxton, J. R. & Trnski, T. (2003b). Megalomycteridae: bignose fishes. In Carpenter, K. (ed) The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Volume 2: bony fishes part 1 (Acipenseridae to Grammatidae). FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication 5. FAO, Rome.

Stewart, A. L. & Trnski, T. (2015). Family Oplegnathidae: Knifejaws. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Apogonidae: Cardinalfishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Chaetodontidae: Butterflyfishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Coryphaenidae: Dolphinfishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Echeneidae: Remoras. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Emmelichthyidae: Bonnetmouths. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Ephippidae: Spadefishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Isonidae: Surf silversides. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 3. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Kuhliidae: Flagtails. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Malacanthidae: Tilefishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Mugilidae: Mullets. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Pentacerotidae: Boarfishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Pomacanthidae: Angelfishes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Priacanthidae: Bigeyes. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. (2015). Family Sphyraenidae: Barracudas. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. & Knudsen, S. W. (2015). Family Microcanthidae: Stripeys.  In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. & Knudsen, S. W. (2015). Family Scorpididae: Sweeps.  In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. & Roberts, C. D. (2015). Family Arripidae: Kahawai. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. & Roberts, C. D. (2015). Family Sparidae: Seabreams. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Trnski, T. & Stewart, A. L. (2015). Family Champsodontidae: Gapers. In Roberts, C. D., Stewart, A. L. & Struthers, C. D. (eds) Fishes of New Zealand. Volume 4. Te Papa Press, Wellington.

Paxton, J. R., Trnski, T. & Johnson, G. D. (In press, 2015). Cetomimidae: whalefishes. In Carpenter, K. (ed) The Living Marine Resources of the Eastern Central Atlantic. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. FAO, Rome.

Web publications

Leis, J. M. & Trnski, T. (2004). Percichthyidae: Australian freshwater basses, perches and cods. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. 

Trnski, T. & Hay A. C. (2004). Percichthyidae Macquaria colonorum (Gunther, 1863) Estuary Perch. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. 

Trnski, T. & Hay A. C. (2004). Percichthyidae Macquaria novemaculeata (Steindachner, 1866) Australian Bass. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. 

Trnski, T. and Miskiewicz, A. G. (2005). Monodactylidae: Diamondfishes, fingerfishes. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. 

Hay A. C., Trnski, T. & Miskiewicz, A. G. (2005). Monodactylidae Schuettea scalaripinnis (Steindachner, 1866). Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website.