Ben Cresswell is a PhD candidate with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University. His research interests focus on the connectivity and wider ecology of predatory fishes found on deep, remote pinnacle reefs and how these creatures use such unique features in different ways throughout their lives. Now based in Townsville, Queensland, he is originally from the UK where he completed an MSc in Tropical Marine Biology. Since then field work has taken him around the world including the Caribbean, the Coral Triangle, Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and the Great Barrier Reef.