Dr. Justin Rizzari is a Fisheries Scientist who joined Deakin University as a Lecturer in August 2018. Justin’s research interests span a diverse portfolio encompassing fisheries biology, quantitative fisheries science, assessments of commercial and recreational fisheries, marine conservation, spatial ecology, and impacts of global change on fisheries. He also has a strong research interest in elasmobranch communities. In his personal time, he is an avid surfer, recreational angler, and outdoor enthusiast. Justin won the 2018 ASFB Early Career International Travel Award.