Katie Doyle

Dr Katie Doyle

Fisheries and Hydropower Scientist, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Gulbali Institute

Gulbali Institute


Dr Katie Doyle is an aquatic ecologist with more than 15 years’ experience researching the ecology, management, and restoration of freshwater and marine ecosystems.

Katie undertakes research across various aspects of marine and freshwater ecosystems.

Her current research focuses on fisheries management at river infrastructure such as hydropower and irrigation schemes.

  • Fish passage and fish migration
  • Human disturbances on aquatic ecosystems
  • Invasive species ecology
  • Fisheries conservation
  • Recreational angling
Full publications list on CRO

Recent publications

  • Vu, A. V., Doyle, K., Conallin, J., McPherson, J., Thomas, K., & Baumgartner, L. J. (2023). Murray crayfish rescue in Edward River.
  • Vu, A. V., Doyle, K., & Baumgartner, L. J. (2023). Preliminary results on ageing chinook salmon from Bullen Merri and Purrumbete Lakes.
  • Watson, M. J., Doyle, K. E., & Brown, C. (2022). Crustaceans. In B. P. Smith, H. P. Waudby, C. Alberthsen, & J. O. Hampton (Eds.), Wildlife Research in Australia: Practical and Applied Methods (pp. 506-512). CSIRO Publishing.
  • Boys, C., Rayner, T., Mitrovic, S. M., Doyle, K., Baumgartner, L. J., & Koehn, J. (2022). Mass fish kills catalyse improved water and fisheries management. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 73(2), i–iii. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF21346
  • Zampatti, B. P., Fanson, B. G., Baumgartner, L. J., Butler, G. L., Brooks, S. G., Crook, D. A., Doyle, K., King, A. J., Koster, W. M., Maas, R., Sadekov, A., Scott, P., Strawbridge, A., Thiem, J. D., Tonkin, Z., Wilson, P. J., Woodhead, J., & Woods, R. (2022). Population demographics of golden perch (Macquaria ambigua) in the Darling River prior to a major fish kill: A guide for rehabilitation. Marine and Freshwater Research, 73(2), 223-236. https://doi.org/10.1071/MF21033