Kai is a Chadwick Biodiversity Fellow at the Australian Museum and a Research Affiliate at the University of Sydney. He recently completed his PhD under the supervision of Simon Ho, Nate Lo, Anthony Gill, and Joey DiBattista (Australian Museum, Sydney). He is interested in the taxonomy, systematics, and evolution of coral reef fishes, with a focus on wrasses. Kai is active in the field of taxonomy and has described over a dozen new species of coral reef fishes, with several appearing on the covers of systematics journals.
For further information, please visit Kai’s personal website.
A list of Kai’s publications can be found on Google Scholar.
Awards and honours
University of Sydney
Media coverage and community engagement
Kai has a strong social media presence on both Twitter (@FishGuyKai) and Instagram (@kaithefishguy), where he actively engages with the community on new scientific discoveries, academia, and science communication.