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Researcher: Edwards, SJ (Dr Steve Edwards)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Physiology
Basic Pharmacology
Animal Growth and Development
Environmental Impact Assessment
Industrial Biotechnology
Animal Physiology - Systems
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Applied Statistics
Comparative Physiology
Forestry Sciences
Systems Physiology
Medicinal and Biomolecular Chemistry
Animal Structure and Function
Enzymes
Fisheries Management
Food Processing
Animal Nutrition

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Aquaculture
Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Health
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Cardiovascular System and Diseases
Construction Materials Performance and Processes
Commercial Construction Design
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

alpha-adrenergic stimulation of thermogenesis in a rat kangaroo (Marsupialia, Bettongia gaimardi); American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Alpha1-Adrenoceptor mediated thermogenesis of muscle origin in bettongs; International Symposium on Cardiovascular Adrenoceptors
Assessment of the physiological effect of altered salinity on greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) and blacklip (Haliotis rubra) abalone using respirometry; Aquaculture Research
Can experiment scale abalone growout tanks also function as community respirometers?; World Aquaculture 99
Cardiac Ca2+ Channels and Sarcolemma Redox; Plasma Membrane Oxidoreductases in Control of Animal and Plant Growth
Characterisation of protease activity in blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach); World Aquaculture 99
Characterisation of protease activity in blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach)
Different days, different potential for environmental impacts?; 5th International Abalone Symposium
Digestive protease characterization, localization and adaptation in blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach); Aquaculture Research
Effect of ammonia on the growth rate and oxygen consumption of juvenile greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata Donovan; Aquaculture
Effect of nitrite on growth and oxygen consumption for juvenile greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata Donovan; Journal of Shellfish Research
Effect of oxygen supersaturation and temperature on juvenile greenlip, Haliotis laevigata, and blacklip, Haliotis rubra, abalone; Fourth International Abalone Symposium: Biology, Culture, Fisheries
Effect of pH on growth rate and oxygen consumption rate for juvenile greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata and blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra
Effect of pH on growth rate, oxygen consumption rate, and histopathology of gill and kidney tissue for juvenile greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata Donovan and blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra Leach; Journal of Shellfish Research
Effect of systemic capsaicin-pretreatment on substance P metabolism in the rat spinal cord; ASCEPT 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting
Effects of Combined Exposure to Elevated Ammonia and Low Dissolved Oxygen Levels in Greenlip (Haliotis Laevigata Donovan) and Blacklip (H. Rubra Leach) Abalone. 1. Growth and Mortality Data From Simulated Systems Failure; Journal of Shellfish Research
Effects of oxygen supersaturation and temperature on juvenile greenlip, Haliotis laevigata Donovan, and blacklip, Haliotis rubra Leach, abalone; Aquaculture Research
Environmental requirements of Australian abalone; World Aquaculture 99
Environmental Requirments of Abalone
Exploring the dynamic relationship between water quality, stocking density and refuge provision for greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata); World Aquaculture 99
Exploring the dynamic relationship between water quality, stocking density and refuge provision for greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata)
Feeding regime does not influence lysine utilisation by Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., parr; Aquaculture
Growth reductions in greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) and blacklip (Haliotis rubra) abalone resulting form chronic exposure to sublethal combinations of elevated ammonia and low dissolved oxygen levels; Fourth International Abalone Symposium: Biology, Culture, Fisheries
Histological effects of various anaesthetic agent on greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) and blacklip (Haliotis rubra) abalone; 5th International Abalone Symposium
Is the need for refuges in abalone culture dependent on stocking density for greenlip abalone?
Land based abalone farming: how cleaning and season affect environmental performance; Australasian Aquaculture 2004
Low dissolved oxygen reduces growth rate and oxygen consumption rate of juvenile greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata Donovan; Aquaculture
Metabolic Indicator of Stress to Acclimatisation in Abalone; 7th Federation of Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists Congress, 1995
Modelling the growth of cultured greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata Leach): practical modes of measurement; Aquaculture Research
Movement of gut contents in blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach) is not mediated by peristalsis
Movement of gut contents in blacklip abalone(Haliotis rubra Leach) is not mediated by peristalsis; World Aquaculture 99
Norepinephrine and serotonin vasoconstriction in rat hindlimb control different vascular flow routes; American Journal of Physiology
Optimum temperature for growth of Australian abalone: preferred temperature and critical thermal maximum for blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra (Leach), and greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata (Leach); Aquaculture Research
PEG penetration in three commercially important Tasmanian Eucalypt species; Wood and Fibre Science
Pharmacological and histological assessment of gut muscle movement in blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra (Leach); Aquaculture Research
Rapid leaching of minerals from abalone dietary binders is determined by ionic mobility and competition between cations. Dry matter loss is not a good indicator
Rapid leaching of minerals from abalone dietary binders is determined by ionic mobility and competition between cations. Dry matter loss is not a good indicator; World Aquaculture 99
Recovery and growth effects of anaesthetic and mechanical removal on greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) and blacklip (Haliotis rubra) abalone; Fourth International Abalone Symposium: Biology, Culture, Fisheries
Systemic capsaicin-pretreatment alters substance P metabolism in the rat spinal cord; Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists
The status of abalone fisheries and culture in Australia; 5th International Abalone Symposium
Vasoconstrictors alter oxygen, lactate, and glycerol metabolism in the perfused rat hindlimb of a rat kangaroo; American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology

Research Projects

Biochemistry of Abalone; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Environmental requirements of abalone; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Measurement of the metabolism of Australian abalone under varying conditions and modification for holding and storage.; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Minimising the environmental impact of abalone farms; Abalone Farm Australia Pty Ltd (AbFA)

Research Candidate Supervision

Chemical Treatment of Backsawn Tasmanian Oak with Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Prior to Drying
Factors Influencing Growth and Water Quality in Experimental Abalone Culture Systems
The Environmental Impacts of Land Based Abalone Aquaculture