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Researcher: Pankhurst, NW (Professor Ned Pankhurst)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Physiology
Comparative Physiology
Fisheries Sciences
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Animal Physiology - Systems
Fisheries Management
Fish Pests and Diseases
Animal Reproduction
Biological Oceanography
Animal Growth and Development
Zoology
Analytical Biochemistry
Invertebrate Biology
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Environmental Management
Animal Neurobiology
Biological Sciences

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Aquaculture
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Land and Water Management of environments
Environment

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In vitro steroid production by isolated ovarian follicles of the striped trumpeter; Journal of Fish Biology
In vivo and in vitro ovarian steroid production by fish from a natural population of the brooding tropical damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
A comparison of aromatase inhibitors for the sex reversal of female Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
A Comparison of sex steroid binding protein (SBP) in four species of teleost fish; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
A possible role for ubiquitin in the stress response of the teleost fish blue mao mao (Scorpis violaceus); Physiological Zoology
A reassessment of the inhibitory effects of cortisol on ovarrian steroidogenisis; Fifth International Symposium on the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
Annual change in reproductive condition and plasma concentrations of sex steroids in black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri (Munnro) (Sparidae); Marine and Freshwater Research
Aquaculture: an international perspective; Maori and the Business of Aquaculture
Blood oxygen transport, rheology and haematological responses to confinement stress in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar; Aquaculture
Capture and handling stress affects the endocrine and ovulatory response to exogenous hormone treatment in snapper, Pagrus auratus (Bloch & Schneider); Aquaculture Research
Changes in plasma levels of gonadal steroids and putative gonadotropin in association with spawning and brooding behaviour of male demoiselles; Journal of Fish Biology
Characteristics of spawning behaviour in cultured greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina; Aquaculture
Characterization of parameters for in vitro culture of isolated ovarian follicles of greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Cold and dark or warm and light: variations on the theme of environmental control of reproduction; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Comparative aspects of steroid binding protein (SBP) in four fishes: a salmonid, a pleuronectid and two sparids.; 13th International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology
Correlation between oocyte development and plasma concentrations of steroids and vitellogenin in greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Deep sea fisheries: managing the unmanageable?
Density effects on reproduction in natural populations of the staghorn damsel, Amblyglyphidodon curacao; Cybium
Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for vitellogenin measurement in greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Differences in binding characteristics of sex steroid binding protein in reproductive and nonreproductive female rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss), black bream ( Acanthopagrus butcheri), and greenback flounder (Rhombosolea tapirina); General and Comparative Endocrinology
Differences in egg quality between wild striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) and captive striped trumpeter that were fed different diets; Aquaculture
Direct development of the visual system of the coral reef teleost, the spiny damsel, Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Effect of consecutive 9-or 12-month photothermal cycles and handling on sex steroid levels, oocyte development, and reproductive performance in female striped trumpeter Latris lineata (Latrididae); Aquaculture
Effect of density on the reproductive behaviour of the territorial male demoiselle Chromis dispilus (Pisces: Pomacentridae) ; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Effect of elevated summer temperatures on gonadal steroid production, vitellogenesis and egg quality in female Atlantic salmon; Journal of Fish Biology
Effect of exogenous hormones on reproductive behaviour in territorial males of natural population of demoiselles Chromis dispilus (Pisces : Pomacentridae); Marine and Freshwater Research
Effect of holding temperature on ovulation, egg fertility, plasma levels of reproductive hormones and in vitro ovarian steroidogenesis in the rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss ; Aquaculture
Effect of luteinising hormone-releasing hormone analogue and human chorionic gonadotropin on ovulation, plasma and ovarian levels of gonadal steroids in greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina; Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
Effect of maintenance at elevated temperatures on ovulation and luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analogue responsiveness of female Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Tasmania; Aquaculture
Effect of paired encounters on plasma androgens and behaviour in males and females of the spiny damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology
Effect of short-term temperature reduction on ovulation and LHRHa responsiveness in female Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) maintained at elevated water temperatures; Aquaculture
Effect of treatment with LHRH analogue on oocyte maturation, plasma sex steroid levels and egg production in female striped trumpeter Latris lineata (Latrididae); Aquaculture
Effects of aromatase inhibitors on in vitro steroidogenesis by Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) gonadal and brain tissue; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Effects of dbcAMP on steroidogenesis in isolated ovarian follicles of Atlantic salmon; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Effects of Gonadal-Steroids and Human Chorionic-Gonadotropin on Final Oocyte Maturation In-Vitro in the New-Zealand Snapper Pagrus-Auratus (Sparidae); Marine and Freshwater Research
Effects of slow release gonadotropin releasing hormone analog on milt characteristics and plasma levels of gonadal steroids in greenback flounder, Rhombosolea tapirina; Aquaculture
Effects of Stress on Reproduction and Growth on Fish; Fish Stress and Health in Aquaculture
Endocrine and metabolic responses to stress in a laboratory population of the tropical damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Journal of Fish Biology
Environmental disturbance, reproductive behaviour and plasma steroid levels in the spiny damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus.; The 13th International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology
Evaluation of Simple Instruments for the Measurement of Blood Glucose and Lactate, and Plasma Protein as Stress Indicators in Fish; Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
Evidence that acute stress inhibits ovarian steroidogenesis in rainbow trout in vivo, through the action of cortisol; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Evidence that temperature change cues reproductive development in the spiny damselfish, Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Environmental Biology of Fishes
Evidence That the Inhibitory Effects of Stress on Reproduction in Teleost Fish Are Not Mediated by the Action of Cortisol on Ovarian Steroidogenesis; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Further evidence of the equivocal effects of cortisol on in vitro steroidogenesis by ovarian follicles of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Habitat-related variation in reproductive endocrine condition in the coral reef damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Hormones and reproductive behavior in male damselfish; Bulletin of Marine Science
Maintenance at elevated temperature delays the steroidogenic and ovulatory responsiveness of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss to luteinizing hormone releasing hormone analogue; Aquaculture
Maintenance of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) at elevated temperature inhibits cytochrome P450 aromatase activity in isolated ovarian follicles; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Milt characteristics and plasma levels of gonadal steroids in greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina following treatment with exogenous hormones; Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology
Ovarian growth and plasma sex steroid and vitellogenin profiles during vitellogenesis in Tasmanian female Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Aquaculture
Ovulation of Tasmanian Atlantic salmon maintained at elevated temperatures: implications of climate change for sustainable industry development; 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
Patterns of oocyte growth, vitellogenin and gonadal steroid concentrations in greenback flounder; Journal of Fish Biology
Photoperiod-induced precocious male sexual maturation in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Physiological stress responses to confinement in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon; Journal of Fish Biology
Plasma steroid levels and follicular development in the female staghorn damselfish Amblyglyphidodon curacao
Population density influences plasma levels of gonadal steroids in both territorial and non-territorial male damselfish, Chromis dispilus ; Fifth International Symposium on the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
Post-ovulatory egg viability in the snapper Pagrus auratus (Sparidae); Marine and Freshwater Research
Potential for dopamine inhibition of GtH release in greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina: indirect assessment by measurement of gonadal steroids and ovulation; 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
Preliminary Assessment of Sex Inversion of Farmed Atlantic Salmon by Dietary and Immersion Androgen Treatments; North American Journal of Aquaculture
Quantitative extraction of nucleotides from frozen muscle samples of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): effects of time taken to sample and extraction method; Journal of Food Biochemistry
Relative binding affinities of steroids for sex steroid binding protein (SBP) are similar despite differences between species in affinity and capacity for estradiol; 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
Reproduction; Biology of Farmed Fish
Reproductive biology and endocrinology of greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina (Gunther 1862); Marine and Freshwater Research
Reproductive Condition and Behavior in Relation to Plasma Levels of Gonadal Steroids in the Spiny Damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Sensory Physiology; Deep-Sea Fishes
Steroid hormone levels and bi-directional sex change in Gobiodon histrio; Journal of Fish Biology
Stress inhibition of reproductive endocrine processes in a natural population of the spiny damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Marine and Freshwater Research
Stress-induced changes in concentrations of plasma sex steroids in black bream; Journal of Fish Biology
Temperature effects on the reproductive performance of fish; Global Warming: Implications for Freshwater and Marine Fish
Testosterone treatment augments LHRH-a induced ovulation in greenback flounder; Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology
The dynamics of in vitro 17 beta-estradiol secretion by isolated ovarian follicles of the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
The effect of capture and handling stress on plasma steroid levels and gonadal condition in wild and farmed snapper Pagrus auratus (Sparidae); Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
The effect of salinity on plasma steroid concentrations in adult male and female black bream Acanthapaogrus butcheri (Sparidae); 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
The effect of short term confinement stress on binding characteristics of sex steroid binding protein (SBP) in female black bream (Acanthopagrus butcheri) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
The effect of stress and exercise on post-mortem biochemistry of Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout; Journal of Fish Biology
The effects of capture, handling, confinement and ectoparasite load on plasma levels of cortisol, glucose and lactate in the coral reef fish Hemigymnus melapterus; Journal of Fish Biology
The effects of common laboratory and husbandry practices on the stress response of greenback flounder Rhombosolea tapirina (Gunther, 1862); Aquaculture
The effects of salinity on reproductive development, plasma steroid levels, fertilisation and egg survival in black bream Acanthopagrus butcheri; Aquaculture
The efficacy of exogenous hormones in stimulating changes in plasma steroids and ovulation in wild black bream Acanthopagrus butcheri is improved by treatment at capture; Aquaculture
The relationship between plasma and ovarian levels of gonadal steroids in the repeat spawning marine fishes Pagrus auratus (Sparidae) and Chromis dispilus (Pomacentridae); Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
The response to capture and confinement stress of plasma cortisol, plasma sex steroids and vitellogenic oocytes in the marine teleost, red gurnard; Journal of Fish Biology
The use of additional lighting and artificial photoperiods to recondition early maturing Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Tasmania; Fish Physionlogy and Biochemistry
Vitellogenin isolation, purification and antigenic cross-reactivity in three teleost species; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Research Projects

1999 Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Abalone Aquaculture Subprogram: The Commercial Control of Spawning in Temperate Abalone; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Black Bream; CRC for Aquaculture (CRCA)
Control of Sex Determination in all Female Stocks of Atlantic Salmon; Salmon Enterprises of Tasmania (SALTAS)
CRC for Aquaculture; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Environmental regulation of reproductive Physiology and behaviour in tropical damselfishes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Hormonal Control of Spawning Behaviour and Plasticity of Brain Sex in Greenback Flounder; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Hormones and behaviour in the damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Reproductive endocrinology of marine teleost (bony) fishes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Snapper Fingerlings; CRC for Aquaculture (CRCA)
Stress and reproduction in the greenback flounder, Rombosolea tapirina; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The Cellular Basis of Temperature Impairment of Reproductive Function in Atlantic Salmon; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Role of Neurohormones in the Regulation of Appetite and Successful Sea Water Transfer in Farmed Atlantic Salmon; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Donation - Control of Sex Determination in al Female Stocks of Atlantic Salmon
Ploom Orihect M2: Exological Modelling & Nutrient Pathways

Research Candidate Supervision

A physiological investigation into methods of improving the post-capture survival of both the southern rock lobster and the western rock lobster
Aspects of live feed delivery and weaning in marine fish larvae
Biochemical indicators of growth in relation to bioassay trials with juvenile greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata
Broodstock management & larval rearing of two groper species flowery cod. Epinephelus fuscoguttatus & goldspor cod Epinephulus coioides
Commercialisation of triploid Sydney rock oysters, Saccostrea Glomerata, in New South Wales
CONTROL OF SEC INVERSION IN FEMALE ATLANTIC SALMON (SALMO SALAR)
Ecophysiology and competitive abilities of Anadaena Circinalis, a bloom-forming cyanobacterium
Effects of Phytate, Phytase and Dietary Phosphorus on Feed Intake, Growth Performance and Phosphorus Utilisation in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar, L.)
Effects of temperature on Atlantic salmon reproduction
Establishment of an agribusiness model for assessing the commercial viability of new species for aquaculture
Factors controlling quality egg production in striped trumpeter (Latria lineata)- A study in reproductive endocrinology and environmental manipulation
Feeding Behaviour of Cultured Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Gentic Diversity in Oysters
Harvest Stress in Cultured Salmonids
Immune-regulatory Genes in Amoebic Gill Disease- Potential for Immunomodulation
Mechanisms of stress inhibition of reproduction in the spiny damselfish Acanthochromis Polyacanthus
Phosphate in the environment- its analysis and removal using advanced materials
Reproduction in Black Bream
Reproductive Endocrinology of the green back flounder
Sex steroid binding proteins in fish
The effect of nutrition on Reproductive Endocrinology & Larval develpment of Marine Finfish
The effect of stress on reproduction in snapper Pagrus auratus (Sparidae)
The Larval and Reproductive Biology of the Giant Crab
The Reproductive Biology and Movemnet Patterns of the Draughtboard Shark, (Cephaloscyllium laticeps)- Implications for Bycatch Management
Vitellogenin and vitellogenesis in greenback flounder (rhombosolea tapirina)