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Researcher: Carson, J (Dr Jeremy Carson)

Fields of Research

Fish pests and diseases
Aquaculture
Bacteriology
Phylogeny and comparative analysis
Health psychology
Veterinary epidemiology
Veterinary bacteriology
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Medical biotechnology
Invertebrate biology
Animal protection (incl. pests and pathogens)
Veterinary immunology
Veterinary parasitology
Animal nutrition
Forest health and pathology
Veterinary sciences
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Veterinary biological preventatives
Fisheries - wild caught
Veterinary diagnostics
Wild caught tuna
Expanding knowledge in human society
Mental health
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Occupational health
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Veterinary pharmaceutical treatments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A preliminary investigation into epibiont fouling on phyllosoma larvae of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, and its control; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
A preliminary investigation into epibiont fouling on phyllosoma larvae of the southern rock lobster, Jasus Edwardsii, and its control; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Amoeba - a fish parasitologist challenge?; The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Parasitiology Inc.
Amoebic gill disease in cultured salmonids in Australia; 4th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Amoebic Gill Disease in the marine environment; Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Amoebic Gill Disease research highlights; The Second scientific conference of the Atlantic salmon aquaculture subprogram
Assessment over time of the infectivity of gill-derived and seawater dispersed Neoparamoeba permaquidensis (Page, 1987); Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Bacterial decontamination of Artemia; MicroNZ 2003
Bacterial decontamination of on-grown Artemia; Aquaculture
Characterisation of host - and environment -isolated strains of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis, the causative organism of amoebic gill disease; Diseases of Fish and Shellfish
Combined effects of feeding enriched rotifers and antibiotic addition on performance of striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) larvae; Aquaculture
Culturable microbiota of ranched southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii Castelnau); Journal of Applied Microbiology
Detection of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis in marine sediments in Tasmania; The Second scientific conference of the Atlantic salmon aquaculture subprogram
Detection of Neioparamoeba pemaquidensis in marine sediments in Tasmania; The Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Parasitiology Inc.
Detection of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis in marine sediments in Tasmania; Aquafin CRC Conference
Development and validation of a new dot blot test for the detection of Paramoeba pemaquidensis (Page) in fish; Journal of Fish Diseases
Development of sensitive, high-throughput one-tube RT-PCR-enzyme hybridisation assay to detect selected bacterial fish pathogens; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Disease conditions of cultured phyllosoma larvae and juveniles of the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii, Decapoda; Palinuridae); International symposium on Lobster Health Management
Effect of extracellular products of Tenacibaculum maritimum in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Effects of copper-based antifouling treatment on the presence of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis Page, 1987 on nets and gills of reared Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Aquaculture
Effects of husbandry on prevalence of amoebic gill disease and performance of reared Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); Aquaculture
Experimental induction of gill disease in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts with Tenacibaculum maritimum; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Experimental vaccination of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L) against marine flexibacteriosis; Aquaculture
Experimentally induced marine flexibacteriosis in Atlantic Salmon smolts Salmo salar. I.: Pathogenicity; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Host-Pathogen interactions in amoebic gill disease
Isolation of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis Page, 1987 from Marine and Estuarine Sediments in Tasmania; European Association of Fish Pathologists
Laboratory evaluation of sample collection methods (organs vs swabs) for Tasmanian salmon reovirus detection in farmed Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Model Development for Epidemiology of Amoebic Gill disease
Occupational stress
Optimisation of one-tube PCR-ELISA to detect femtogram amounts of genomic DNA; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Physical characterisation of Tenacibaculum maritimum for vaccine development; Journal of Applied Microbiology
Presence of anti-Neoparamoeba sp. antibodies in Tasmanian cultured Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Psychological and psychophysiological correlates of occupational stress
Rapid, high-throughput extraction of bacterial genomic DNA from selective-enrichment culture media; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Survival of Paramoeba pemaquidensis on dead salmon: Implications of management of cage hygiene; Bulletin of European Association of Fish Pathologists
Temporal and spatial distribution of paramoebae in the water column - a pilot study; Journal of Fish Diseases
The histopathological effects of a levamisole-adjuvanted Vibrio anguillarum vaccine on Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); Aquaculture
The psychophysiology of workplace phobia; 9th World Congress of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
Why are Striped Trumpeter (Latris lineata) Larvae so Difficult to Culture - Is it Lipid Nutrition?; 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference
Wild fish are not a significant reservoir for Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis (Page, 1987); Journal of Fish Diseases

Research Projects

2001-628 Vibrios of Aquatic Animals: Development of a National Standard Diagnostic Technology; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2004-221 Aquafin CRC-Enhanced Hatchery Production of Striped Trumpeter, Latris Lineata, in Tasmania using Probiotics, Combined with Improved Nutrition and Early Weaning Strategies; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2008/202 - Towards Reliable Hatchery-produced Quality Blue Mussels: an Integrated Approach to Optimising Supply; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2010/032 - Tasmanian Aquabirnavirus Vaccine Development: Towards Achieving Pan-specific Protection of Cultured Salmonids in Australia using Multivalent Vaccines; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Abalone Aquaculture Subprogram: The Potential for Antibiotic use in Abalone for Disease Control; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Aquafin CRC - FRDC Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: model development for epidemiology of Amoebic Gill Disease; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Aquafin CRC-FRDC Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: host-pathogen interactions in Amoebic Gill Disease; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Development of molecular probes for use in bacterial diagnosis and health monitoring of farmed and wild finfish in Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Development of Selective Enrichment Culture-Polymerase Chain Reaction (SEC-PCR) for the Detection of Bacterial Pathogens in Covertly Infected Farmed Salmonid Fish; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Improving Vaccine Performance Through Understanding Host-pathogen Interaction in Yersiniosis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Interdisciplinary Network for Aquatic Animal Health; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Rickettsia-like Organism Vaccine Development for the Salmonid Aquaculture Industry; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Detection of Aquareovirus in Farmed Tasmanian Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar)
Development of a streamlined, selective-enrichment culture, one-tube (RT-)PCR-Enzyme Hybridization Assay to detect Bacterial Fish Pathogens in Covertly Infected Farmed Salmonids
Microbial Control in Larval Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) and Artemia
Paramoebiasis of sea-farmed Salmonids in Tasmania - a study of its aetiology, pathogenicity and control
Polyphasic Taxonomic Analysis of Vibrionaceae and an Assessment of Species Pathogenicity in Salmonids.
Vaccination of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) against Marine Flexibacteriosis