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Researcher: Elliott, NG (Dr Nick Elliott)

Fields of Research

Comparative physiology
Fisheries management
Post-harvest fisheries technologies (incl. transportation)
Fish pests and diseases
Fish physiology and genetics

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acute but not chronic hyperoxia increases metabolic rate without altering the cardiorespiratory response in Atlantic salmon alevins; Aquaculture
Associations between differential gene expression and increased AGD resistance in Atlantic salmon salmo salar; International symposium Genetics in Aquaculture
Automated non-invasive video-microscopy of oyster spat heart rate during acute temperature change: impact of acclimation temperature; Frontiers in Physiology
Can greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) abalone breeding programs tolerate fluctuations in reproductive performance?; Journal of Shellfish Research
Development of genetic markers in abalone through construction of a SNP database; Animal Genetics
Genetic variation in parasite resistance of Atlantic salmon to amoebic gill disease over multiple infections; Aquaculture
Hypoxia during incubation does not affect aerobic performance or haematology of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) when re-exposed in later life; Conservation Physiology
Negligible differences in metabolism and thermal tolerance between diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Journal of Experimental Biology
Physiological effects of dissolved oxygen are stage-specific in incubating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
Rapid compositional analysis of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) using visible-near infrared reflectance spectroscopy; Aquaculture Research
Salmonid heterosis for resistance to amoebic gill disease (AGD); Aquaculture
Sensory and physicochemical assessment of wild and aquacultured green and black lip abalone (Haliotis laevigata and Haliotis rubra); Journal of Shellfish Research
The effects of constant and cyclical hypoxia on the survival, growth and metabolic physiology of incubating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Aquaculture
The maternal effect of differences in egg size influence metabolic rate and hypoxia induced hatching in Atlantic salmon eggs: implications for respiratory gas exchange across the egg capsule; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Understanding the impact of growing conditions on oysters: a study of their sensory and biochemical characteristics; Aquaculture Research

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

A Targeted Risk Assessment of the Options for Expansion of Salmonid Aquaculture (Offshore versus Onshore)
Amoebic Gill Disease- A Diagnostic Study in Tasmanian Salmon
Development of Tools for the Sustainable Management of Genetics in Polyploid Pacific Oysters (Crassostrea Gigas)
DNA evolution in krill
DNA-based Methods for Studying the Diet of Marine Predators
Environmental Effects on the Developmental Physiology of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar)
Genetics of Australian lizard fish
Measuring and Understanding Physiological Stress in Abalone- Developing Novel and Existing Technologies to Improve Current Farming, Harvesting & Live Exporting Procedures
Molecular Assessment of Resistance to Amoebic Gill Disease
Molecular markers for abalone research
The Effects of Oxygen and Temperature on the Physiology of Hatching Stage Atlantic Salmon
Using biosensors for monitoring physiological responses to environmental and transport stress in oyster and abalone