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Researcher: Hayward, CJ (Dr Craig Hayward)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Fish pests and diseases
Animal reproduction and breeding
Veterinary epidemiology

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture tuna
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Wild caught tuna

Career Best Publications

Diseases of tunas, Thunnus spp; Journal of Fish Diseases
First report of the invasive eel pest Pseudodactylogyrus bini in North America and in wild American eels; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Global spread of the eel parasite Gyrodactylus anguillae (Monogenea); Biological Invasions
Oceanic barriers as indicated by scombrid fishes and their parasites; International Journal for Parasitology
Spread of Neoheterobothrium hirame (Monogenea), a serious pest of olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus, to Korea; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms

Research Publications

Parabrachiella jarai sp. nov. (Crustacea: Copepoda: Siphoonostomatoida) parasitic on Sillago sihama (Actinopterygii: perciformes: Sillaginidae); Experimental Parasitology
An epizootic and its decline of a blood fluke, Cardicola forsteri in farmed southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii; Aquaculture
An epizootic of Caligus chiastos on farmed southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii off South Australia; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
An epizootic of Caligus sp. on farmed southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) off South Australia; Fifth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Branchial pathomorphology of southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872) infected by helminth and copepodan parasites; Frontiers in Physiology
Concurrent epizootic hyperinfections of sea lice (predominantly Caligus chiastos) and blood flukes (Cardicola forsteri) in ranched Southern Bluefin tuna; Veterinary Parasitology
Diagnostic methods for blood fluke infection in southern bluefin tuna; Fifth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Diseases of tunas, Thunnus spp; Journal of Fish Diseases
Effects of holding time on health of southern bluefin tuna; Fifth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Epizootics of metazoan gill parasites did not threaten feasibility of farming southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) in a trial extending over summer months; Veterinary Parasitology
Factors affecting abundance and prevalence of blood fluke, Cardicola forsteri, infection in commercially ranched southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, in Australia; Veterinary Parasitology
First report of the invasive eel pest Pseudodactylogyrus bini in North America and in wild American eels; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Fish and their Parasites: Speciation, Distribution in the Wild, and Translocation; Aquaparasitology in the Field in Japan
Global spread of the eel parasite Gyrodactylus anguillae (Monogenea); Biological Invasions
Gyrodactylus anguillae (Monogenea : Gyrodactylidae) from anguillid eels (Anguilla australis and Anguilla reinhardtii) in Australia: A native or an exotic?; Journal of Parasitology
Metazoan parasites on gills of Southern Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus maccoyii do not rapidly proliferate after transfer to sea cages; Aquaculture
Molecular evidence for cosmopolitan distribution of platyhelminth parasites of tunas (Thunnus spp.); Fish and Fisheries
Nematode worm infections (Camallanus cotti, Camallanidae) in guppies (Poecilia reticulate) imported to Korea; Aquaculture: an international journal devoted to fundamental aquatic food resources
Oceanic barriers as indicated by scombrid fishes and their parasites; International Journal for Parasitology
Order in ectoparasite communities of marine fish is explained by epidemiological processes; Parasitology
Parasitic infections in live freshwater tropical fishes imported to Korea; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Prevalence of Perkinsus olseni (Protozoa: Biciliata: Alveolata: Dinozoa) among wild blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra, Mollusca) at a field site varies annually, and appears to be closely linked to climatic conditions; Fifth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Redescription of the fish parasite Lernanthropus polynemi Richiardi, 1881 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) and relegation of two congeners to synonymy; Systematic Parasitology
Results of health surveys of two species of farmed tuna: southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) in Australia and northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Mediterranean; European Association of Fish Pathologists. Bulletin
Sea lice infections of salmonids farmed in Australia; Aquaculture
Sea lice infections of wild fishes near ranched southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii) in South Australia; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Seasonal Epizootics of Sea lice(Caligus spp.) on Southern Bluefin Tuna(Thunnus maccoyii) iin a Long-term Farmmiing Trial; 5th World Fisheries Congress Fisheries for Global Welfare and Enviromental Conservation
Seasonal epizootics of sea lice, Caligus spp., on southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau), in a long-term farming trial; Journal of Fish Diseases
Serological evidence of an antibody response in farmed southern bluefin tuna naturally infected with the blood fluke Cardicola forsteri; Fish and Shellfish Immunology
Simulating blood fluke, Cardicola forsteri, infection in farmed southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, using stochastic models ; Aquaculture
Spread of Neoheterobothrium hirame (Monogenea), a serious pest of olive flounder Paralichthys olivaceus, to Korea; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
The life cycle of Cardicola forsteri (Trematoda: Aporocotylidae), a pathogen of ranched southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyi ; International Journal for Parasitology
Three new species of Pseudodactylogyrus (Monogenea: Pseudodactylogyridae) from Australian eels; Folia Parasitologica
Three species of parasites emerging on the gills of mulloway, Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843) cultured in Australia; Fifth Internal Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Three species of parasites emerging on the gills of mulloway, Argyrosomus japonicus (Temminck and Schlegel, 1843), cultured in Australia; Aquaculture

Research Projects

Aquafin CRC-SBT Aquaculture Subprogram: Investigation of the Relationship Between Farming Practices and Southern Bluefin Tuna Health. Extension to 2003/225; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
SBT Health
Co-evolution of anguillid eels and their monogenean gill parasites
Identification of ectoparasites of fishes cultured in Korea

Research Candidate Supervision

Epidemiology of Blood Fluke, Cardicola forsteri, Infection in Southern Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus maccoyii