René Campbell

Joined: Feb 07, 2019 Last Active: Jun 28, 2020

G'Day! I am René Campbell, a PhD candidate in marine ecology at Flinders University, South Australia. My project is looking at the population biology of invasive European shore crabs (Carcinus spp.) here in southern Australia. I have a keen interest and knowledge in marine ecology, community ecology, intertidal ecosystems, invasive species, conservation & management, molecular ecology, and population biology. Marine invertebrates are my favourite!

Outside of my scientific research, I am a professional visual artist, hoping to work more in the field of science communication and scientific illustration. You can see my work at

Other interests include hobby photography, diving (PADI Adventure diver) and snorkelling, reading, Pokémon and sharing my love for all things nature, art, and science. I plan to use iNaturalist to record my observations and help share data with other scientists, keen observers and nature-loving folk.

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