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Researcher: Mooney, B (Mr Ben Mooney)

Fields of Research

Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Biochemistry and cell biology
Natural products and bioactive compounds
Fish pests and diseases
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Environmental management

Research Objectives

Coastal and estuarine systems and management
Fisheries - aquaculture
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ichthyotoxicity of four species of gymnodinioid dinoflagellates (Kareniaceae, Dinophyta) and purified karlotoxins to larval sheepshead minnow; Harmful Algae
Ichthyotoxicity of gymnodinioid dinoflagellates: PUFA and superoxide effects in sheepshead minnow larvae and rainbow trout gill cells; Marine Ecology
Karlotoxin production by two species of Karlodinium (Dinophyta): Algicidal activity against Karenia and ichthyotoxicity against sheepshead minnow larvae; International Conference on Harmful Algae
Lipid, fatty acid, and sterol composition of eight species of Kareniaceae (dinophyta): chemotaxonomy and putative lipid phycotoxins; Journal of Phycology
Survey for karlotoxin production in 15 species of gymnodinioid dinoflagellates (Kareniaceae, Dinophyta)1; Journal of Phycology

Research Projects

SCRIP project; Swan River Trust (SRT)

Research Candidate Supervision