Marine Stingers: Review of an Under-Recognized Global Coastal Management Issue
Lisa-Ann Gershwin, Monica De Nardi, Kenneth D Winkel, Peter J Fenner
Coastal Management | TAYLOR & FRANCIS INC | Published : 2010
Awarded by Australian Biological Resources Study
We sincerely thank Professor Jeff Wilks, former director of the Strategic Development Unit at Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA), for facilitating development of this report. We also appreciate the valuable contributions of Paul Stormon, former business and development manager at SLSA, for stimulating ideas in the early stages of this article, and Grant Small, former lifeguard supervisor for SLSA, for teaching us a lot about pro-active stinger safety. Although all of the people referenced herein, as well as three of the authors, have moved on from SLSA, we appreciate the opportunity to develop these ideas. This article benefited from comments made by two anonymous reviewers; we sincerely thank them for their time and insights. The majority of this article was written while Dr. Lisa Gershwin was supported by a grant from Australian Biological Resources Study (Grant 207-63). Dr. Ken Winkel is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.