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Researcher: Nichols, PD (Dr Peter Nichols)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Aquaculture
Analytical Biochemistry
Phycology (incl. Marine Grasses)
Biological Oceanography
Industrial Biotechnology
Ecological Physiology
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Animal Physiology - Systems
Chemical Oceanography
Animal Nutrition
Microbial Ecology
Wildlife and Habitat Management
Medical Biotechnology
Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Biological Sciences
Microbiology
Natural Resource Management
Animal Management
Animal Breeding
Genetically Modified Field Crops and Pasture
Nutritional Physiology
Inorganic Geochemistry
Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Bioprocessing, Bioproduction and Bioproducts
Nutrition and Dietetics
Geochemistry
Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions (excl. Medical Proteomics)
Transgenesis
Invertebrate Biology
Crop and Pasture Biochemistry and Physiology
Fisheries Management
Industrial Microbiology (incl. Biofeedstocks)
Fisheries Sciences
Landscape Ecology
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Global Change Biology
Conservation and Biodiversity
Evolutionary Biology
Population Ecology

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Plant Production and Plant Primary Products
Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Climate and Climate Change
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Environment
Aquaculture Tuna
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Processed Fish and Seafood Products
Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change
Sheep - Meat
Environmentally Sustainable Plant Production
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Effects of Climate Change and Variability on Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (excl. Social Impacts)
Wild Caught Prawns
Biofuel (Biomass) Energy
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Oceanography
Aquaculture Rock Lobster
Nutrition
Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Land and Water Management
Sheep - Wool
Coastal and Estuarine Land Management
Health
Plant Extract Crops (e.g. Pyrethrum, Jojoba)
Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences
Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Protected Conservation Areas in Marine Environments
Industrial Chemicals and Related Products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Algiphilus aromaticivorans gen. nov., sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from a culture of the marine dinoflagellate Lingulodinium polyedrum, and proposal of Algiphilaceae fam. nov; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Polycyclovorans algicola gen. nov., sp. nov., an aromatic-hydrocarbon- degrading marine bacterium found associated with laboratory cultures of marine phytoplankton; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Porticoccus hydrocarbonoclasticus sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium identified in laboratory cultures of marine phytoplankton; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Shewanella olleyana sp nov., a marine species isolated from a temperate estuary which produces high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
Shewanella olleyana sp. nov., a marine species isolated from a temperate estuary which produces high levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology
A new N-C-31/9 polyene hydrocarbon from Antarctic bacteria; F E M S Microbiology Letters
A novel series of C18-C22trans ω3 PUFA from Northern and Southern Hemisphere strains of the marine haptophyte Imantonia rotunda; Journal of Applied Phycology
A Nutritional-Toxicological Assessment of Antarctic Krill Oil versus Fish Oil Dietary Supplements; Nutrients
Adult Antarctic krill proves resilient in a simulated high CO2 ocean; Communications Biology
Algicidal bacteria associated with blooms of a toxic dinoflagellate in temperate Australian estuary; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Alternate sources of dietary oil for Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L; XII International Symposium Fish Nutrition & Feeding
An experimental study of the effect of diet on the fatty acid profiles of the European Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis); Marine Biology
Analysis of microbial hydrocarbon degradation using TLC-FID; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Antarctic distribution, pigment and lipid composition, and molecular identification of the brine dinoflagellate Polarella glacialis (Dinophyceae); Journal of Phycology
Antarctic microorganisms: Biodiversity and Biotechnology; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Aspects of krill growth and condition during late winter-early spring off East Antarctica (110-130°E); Deep-Sea Research. Part 2: Topical Studies in Oceanography
Australian omega-3 marine oils: recent progress; Australasian Section of the American Oil Chemists Society
Avances en el estudio de ictiotoxinas asociadas con Floraciones Algales Nocivas (FANs)
Biochemical Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
C-Isotopic fractionation during mehylotrophic Methanogenesis; Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference, 2-4 October 1996
C-Isotopic fractionation during methylotrophic Methanogenesis; AAPG Annual Convention
Carbon isotopic fractionation associated with methylotrophic methanogenesis; Organic Geochemistry
Characterization of oilseed lipids from “DHA-producing Camelina sativa”: A new transformed land plant containing long-chain omega-3 oils; Nutrients
Colwellia demingiae sp. nov., Colwellia hornerae sp. nov., Colwellia rossensis sp. nov. and Colwellia psychrotropica sp. nov.: psychrophilic Antarctic species with the ability to synthesize docosahexaenoic acid (22 : 6 omega 3); International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Commentary on a trial comparing krill oil versus fish oil; Lipids in Health and Disease
Comparison of wild and cultured adult southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii: Growth, sensory analysis and oil composition; Food Australia
Condition of larval (furcilia VI) and one year old juvenile Euphausia superba during the winter-spring transition in East Antarctica; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Development of a continuous phytoplankton culture system for ocean acidification experiments; Water
Developments with Antarctic microorganisms: culture collections, bioactivity screening, taxonomy, PUFA production and cold-adapted enzymes; Current Opinions in Biotechnology
Developments with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid oils in Australia.; Fourth International Marine Biotechnology Conference
DHA-containing oilseed: A timely solution for the sustainability issues surrounding fish oil sources of the health-benefitting long-chain omega-3 oils; Nutrients
Diet of demersal sharks and chimaeras inferred by fatty acid profiles and stomach content analysis; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Dietary Stearidonic Acid (18:ù3) Metabolises to Omega 3 Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Farmed Atlantic Salmon; International Society for the study of Fatty Acids and Lipids 23-28 July, 2006
Dietary variation of the squid Moroteuthis ingens at four sites in the Southern Ocean: stomach contents, lipid and fatty acid profiles; Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
Differential mobilization of blubber fatty acids in lactating Weddell seals: Evidence for selective use; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Direct determination of fatty acids in fish tissues: quantifying top predator trophic connections; Oecologia
Ecology and physiology of psychrophilic bacteria from Antarctic saline lakes and sea ice
Effect of a carnivorous diet on the lipids, fatty acids and condition of Antarctic krill, Euphausia superba; Antarctic Science
Effect of temperature and inoculation strategy on Cu recovery and microbial activity in column bioleaching; Hydrometallurgy: International Journal Devoted to All Aspects of The Aqueous Processing of Metals
Effect of UV-B on lipid content of three Antarctic Marine Phytoplankton; Phytochemistry
Effects of sample treatment on the analysis of stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen in zooplankton, micronekton and a filter-feeding shark; Marine Biology
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Micro-algae; AMSA '96 10-13 July 1996
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid, fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Microalgae; Marine microorganisms for Industry confernce
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid, fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Microalgae; Marine microorganisms for Industry conference
Enrichment of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis fed an Antarctic bacterium containing polyunsaturated fatty acids; Aquaculture
Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica using signature lipids; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March12-15, 1995
Factors determining the hatching success of Antarctic krill Euphausia superba embryo: lipid and fatty acid composition; Marine Biology: International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters
Fatty acid composition of lipid-rich myctophids and mackerel icefish (Champsocephalus gunnari) - Southern ocean food-web implications; Polar Biology
Feedstuffs for aquaculture comprising stearidonic acid
Feedstuffs for aquaculture comprising stearidonic acid
Fish gill damage by the dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella from Chilean fjords: synergistic action of ROS and PUFA; Harmful Algae
Flavobacterium hibernum sp. nov., a lactose-utilizing bacterium from a freshwater Antarctic lake; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Future Sources of Dietary Oil for Atlantic Salmon ; International Society for the study of Fatty Acids and Lipids 23-28 July 2006
Habituation of Sulfobacillus thermosulfidooxidans to 4-nonylphenol in ferrous ion growth medium; Process Biochemistry
Histology and principal components analysis of lipid class storage in southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii fed non-traditional oil sources; XII International Symposium Fish Nutrition & Feeding
Horizontal patchiness of sympagic organisms in the Antarctic fast ice; Antarctic Science
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic bacteria; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmetnal Microbiology, March 12-15, 1995
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic bacteria.; 212th American Chemical Society National Meeting
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic coastal bacteria; Antarctic Science
Hydrocarbons and sterols in marine sediments and soils at Davis Station, Antarctica: a survey for human derived contaminants; Antarctic Science
Identification of dominant taxa in coastal Antarctic water and ice core samples using signature lipids; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Identification of dominat taxa in coastal Antarctic water and ice core samples using signature lipids; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Interpreting aspects of Antarctic krill life history and survival through lipid analyses; Australian Marine Science Association Conference, 3-6 July 1995
Jumping on the Omega-3 Bandwagon: Distinguishing the Role of Long-Chain and Short-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids; Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Lipid (energy) reserves, utilisation and provisioning during oocyte maturation and early embryonic development of deepwater chondrichthyans; Marine Biology: International Journal on Life in Oceans and Coastal Waters
Lipid and fatty acid profiles of migrating Southern Hemisphere humpback whales Megaptera novaeangliae; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Lipid, fatty acid and energy density profiles of white sharks: Insights into the feeding ecology and ecophysiology of a complex top predator; PLoS One
Lipids as trophic markers in Antarctic krill, I. Validation under controlled laboratory conditions; VIIIth SCAR International Biology Symposium
Lipids as trophic markers in Antarctic krill. II. Lipid composition of the body and digestive gland of Euphausia superba in controlled conditions; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Lipids as trophic markers in Antarctic krill. III. Temporal changes in digestive gland lipid composition of Euphausia superba in controlled conditions; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Lipids of Antarctic salps and their commensal hyperiid amphipods; Polar Biology
Liver proteome response of pre-harvest Atlantic salmon following exposure to elevated temperature; BMC Genomics
Long-chain omega-3 oils: Current and future supplies, food and feed applications, and stability; Lipid Technology
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatt acids in aquaculture feeds; Marine biopress engineering
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatty acdis in aquaculture feeds; Marine Bioprocess Engineering International Symposium
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture feeds; Invited symposium lecture at Australian Society of Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture feeds; The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Marine Psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea Ice -Diversity and Unique Lipid Compositions; 5th United Kingdom Extremeophile Network meeting
Marine Psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea Ice -Diversity and Unique Lipid Compositions; 5th United Kingdom Extremeophile Network meeting
Metabolic engineering Camelina sativa with fish oil-like levels of DHA; PLoS One
Metabolic engineering of biomass for high energy density: Oilseed-like triacylglycerol yields from plant leaves; Plant Biotechnology Journal
Metabolic engineering plant seeds with fish oil-like levels of DHA; PLoS One
Microbial consortia in wetland sediments: A biomarker analysis of the effects of hydrological regime, vegetation and season on benthic microbes; Marine and Freshwater Research
More than biofuels: Potential uses of microalgae as sources of high-value lipids; Lipid Technology
Multi-scale spatial variation in stable isotope and fatty acid profiles amongst temperate reef species: implications for design and interpretation of trophic studies; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Near-future ocean acidification does not alter the lipid content and fatty acid composition of adult Antarctic krill; Scientific Reports
New Australian marine microheterotrophs: an alternative source of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture feeds?; International Marine Biotechnology Conference 2000
New Australian microbial sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids; Chemistry in Australia
New Australian microbial sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids; Chemistry in Australia
New insights into the seasonal diet of Antarctic krill using triacylglycerol and phospholipid fatty acids, and sterol composition; Polar Biology
Novel bacteria as alternate sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids for use in acquaculture and other industries; Marine Microorganisms for Industry Conference
Novel bacteria as alternate sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture; 6th International Tasmanian Aquaculture Exchange
Nutritional value and sensory characteristics of meat eating quality of Australian prime lambs supplemented with pelleted canola and flaxseed oils: fatty acid profiles of muscle and adipose tissues; Internal Medicine Review
Oil, Fatty Acid and Cholesterol Composition of Australian Seafoods: Tuna Oils Rich in DHA; Australasian Section of the American Oil Chemists Society (workshop section)
Omega-3 fatty acids, nutrient retention values, and sensory meat eating quality in cooked and raw Australian lamb; Meat Science
Patterson's curse may hold the key to sustainable Aquaculture; Australasian Section of American Oil Chemists Society
Phylogeny and lipid composition of Thermonema lapsum, a thermophilic gliding bacterium; FEMS Microbiology Letters
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degradation of phytoplankton-associated Arenibacter spp. and description of Arenibacter algicola sp. nov., an aromatic hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Polyunsaturated fatty acdis from Australian thraustochytrids: the potential to reduce our reliance on fish oils?; World Aquaculutre '99
Polyunsaturated fatty acids and a novel C31:9 polyene, from sea ice microbial communities; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from Antarctic sea ice microalgae and bacteria; 13th Conference of the Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice algae and bacteria; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice algae and bacteria; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice microbial communities; Pacific Oils 2000
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from Sea Ice Microbiota; Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference 2-4 October 1996
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea-ice microbial communities; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March 12-15, 1995
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea-ice microbiota; Australian Marine Science Association, July 3-6, 1995
Polyunsaturated fatty acids in the psychrophilic bacterium Shewanella gelidimarina ACAM 456(T): molecular species analysis of major phospholipids and biosynthesis of eicosapentaenoic acid; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Lipids & Lipid Metabolism
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B irradiation on the lipids of Antarctic Marine microalgae; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B irradiation on the lipids of Antarctic Marine microalgae; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B radiation on the lipids of Antarctic marine algae; International symposium on Environmental research in the Antarctic
Preliminary validation of a high docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and -linolenic acid (ALA) dietary oil blend: tissue fatty acid composition and liver proteome response in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) smolts; PLoS One
Production of eicosapentaenoic and arachidonic acids by an Antarctic bacterium-response to growth temperature; FEMS Microbiology Letters
Progress in understanding algal bloom-mediated fish kills: the role of superoxide radicals, phycotoxins and fatty acids; PLoS ONE
Prokaryotic Antarctic biodiversity; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Prokaryotic Communicty Structure, Activity and Psychrophily in Antarctic Continental Shelf Sediment; The World of Microbes
Protein and lipid metabolism of Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer): nutrition and sub-optimum environmental conditions; Second International Symposium on Perch and Bass
Psychroserpens burtonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Gelidibacter algens gen. nov., sp.nov., Psychrophilic bacteria isolated from Antarctic lacustrine and sea ice habitats; Internation Journal of Systmatic Bacteriology
Purple Viper's Bugloss (Echium plantagineum) Seed Oil in Human Health; Nuts and Seeds in Health and Disease Prevention
Readily available sources of long-chain omega-3 oils: Is farmed Australian seafood a better source of the good oil than wild-caught seafood?; Nutrients
Recent advances in omega-3: Health benefits, sources, products and bioavailability; Nutrients
Recruiting a new substrate for triacylglycerol synthesis in plants: the monoacylglycerol acyltransferase pathway; PLoS One
Responses of macroalgae to CO2 enrichment cannot be inferred solely from their inorganic carbon uptake strategy; Ecology and Evolution
Sea Ice Microbial Communities - A Unique Environment for Bacterial Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids; IVth International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology
Seasonal and interannual changes in planktonic biomass and community structure in eastern Antarctica using signature lipids; Marine Chemistry
Seasonal and interannual variation in the lipid content and composition of Euphausia superba Dana, 1850 (Euphausiacea) samples derived from the Scotia Sea fishery; Journal of Crustacean Biology
Seasonal and interannual variations in the fatty acid composition of adult Euphausia superba Dana, 1850 (Euphausiacea) samples derived from the Scotia Sea krill fishery; Journal of Crustacean Biology
Shewanella gelidimarina sp. nov. and Shewanella frigidimarina sp. nov., novel Antarctic species with the ability to produce eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5 omega 3) and grow anaerobically by dissimilatory Fe(III) reduction; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Signature lipid and fatty acid profiling in food web studies; Australian Society for Fish Biology 2006 Workshop Proceedings
Signature lipid profiling in microbial ecology and physiology; The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting and Exhibition
Simultaneous estimation of microbial phospholipid fatty acids and diether lipids by capillary gas chromatography; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Size-related dietary changes observed in the squid Moroteuthis ingens at the Falkland Islands: stomach contents and fatty-acid analyses; Polar Biology
Southern Australian seaweeds: a promising resource for omega-3 fatty acids; Food Chemistry
Spatial patterns and temperature predictions of tuna fatty acids: tracing essential nutrients and changes in primary producers; PLoS One
Spatial variation in fatty acid trophic markers in albacore tuna from the southwestern Pacific Ocean - A potential ‘tropicalization’ signal; Deep-Sea Research. Part 2
Spatial variation in the biota of fast ice; AMSA '96, 10-13 July 1996
Speciation of polyunsaturated fatty acids in the phospholipids of an Antarctic bacterium by fast atom bombardment tandem mass spectrometry; Australian and New Zealand Society for Mass Spectrometry
Species-specific variations in the nutritional quality of southern ocean phytoplankton in response to elevated pCO2; Water (Switzerland)
Stable isotope analysis of dermis and the foraging behavior of whale sharks at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia; Frontiers in Marine Science
Stable isotope and signature fatty acid analyses suggest reef manta rays feed on demersal zooplankton; PLoS ONE
Stearidonic acid (18:4ω3) increases omega 3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in tissues of farmed Atlantic salmon; XII International Symposium Fish Nutrition & Feeding
Strain variability in fatty acid composition of Chattonella Marina (Raphidophyceae) and its relation to differing Ichthyotoxicity toward Rainbow Trout gill cells; Journal of Phycology
Sustainable alternatives to dietary fish oil in tropical fish aquaculture
Sustainable omega 3 sources for Salmon Aquaculture; Australasian Section of American Oil Chemists Society 2-3 November, 2006
Temporal variations in the diet of the squid Moroteuthis ingens at Macquarie Island: stomach contents and fatty acid analyses; Marine Ecology Progress Series
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Australian Marine Science Association, July 3-6, 1995
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March 12-15 1995
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, 24-29 September 1995
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); The Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference 2-4 October 1996
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM): an increasing demand for a new resource; Chemistry in Australia
The Autralian collection of Microorganisms; Pacicifc Oils 2000
The biotechnological potential of thraustochytrids; Marine Biotechnology
The effect of UV on Antarctic Algal lipids,; XIX Symposium on Polar Biology 5-6th December 1996
The effect of UV-B radiation on lipid of three Antarctic marine phytoplankton species; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
The foraging ecology of an oceanic squid, Todarodes filippovae: The use of signature lipid profiling to monitor ecosystem change; Deep-Sea Research Part II
Triploid Atlantic salmon shows similar performance, fatty acid composition and proteome response to diploids during early freshwater rearing; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics
Trophic effects of fishing southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii shown by combined fatty acid and stable isotope analyses; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Unusually high levels of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in whale sharks and reef manta rays; Lipids
Use of fatty acids as dietary indicators in northern krill, , Meganyctiphanes norvegica, from northeastern Atlantic, Kattegat, and Mediterranean waters; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
UV effect on lipids; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and impacts
UV effect on lipids; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and impacts
Vertical distribution of lipids, fatty acids and organochlorine contaminants in the blubber of southern hemisphere humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae); Marine Environmental Research

Research Projects

Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria.; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Estimation of the abundance and spatial districution of Phaeocystis poucheti in southern ocean and near-shore Antarctic waters using signature lipids an; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Feeding Ecology of Marine Copepods in the Prydz Bay area, Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Lipid chemistry and ecology of Antarctic microorganisms; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Lipid chemistry and ecology of Antarctic microorganisms; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Marine chemistry of Bathurst Harbour; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Methanotrophs in Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Sea ice biota of coastal eastern Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Supplementary Funding; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The biochemistry, ecology and organic geochemistry of Phaeocystis pouchetti communities at Davis Base, Antarctica: measurement of signature pigment and; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The effects of UV-B radiation on the nutritional composition of Antarctic phytoplankton; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The use of chemical signatures to monitor Phaeocystisand determination of baseline hydrocarbon concentrations and distributions in the Antarctic; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The use of lipid biomarkers in Euphausia superba as a parameter for determining energy flow in the Antarctic marine food web; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The use of lipid profiles of Euphausia superba as a parameter for determining deitary preferences and the abundance and spatial distribution of krill; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The use of lipid profiles of Euphausia superba as a parameter for determining dietary preferences, and the abundances and spatial distribution of krill; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

Alternative Sources of Omega-3 Oils for Barramundi, Lates calcarifer, Aquaculture
Alternatives to Fish Oil Substitution - An Assessment of Strategies for Sustaining n-3 Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (n-3 LC-PUFA) Levels in Salmonids
An Investigation of the Potential Utility of Technology Assessment to the Food Industry
Determining Cetacean - Cephalopod Trophic Interactions - A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach
Development and Novel Application of an in vitro Fish Gill Cell Assay to Elucidate the Ichthyotoxic Mechanism of the Microalga Chattonella marina (Raphidophyceae)
Ecology and Physiology of Deepwater Chondrichthyans off Southeast Australia- Mercury, Stable Isotope and Lipid Analysis
Effects of Ocean Acidification on the Nutritional Quality of Antarctic Phytoplankton as Food for Euphausia Superba Larvae
Environmental and Biological Factors Driving Whale Sharks Distribution and Abundance in the Indian Ocean
Environmental Effects on the Growth, Maturation and Physiology in Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) over an Annual Cycle- An Experimental Approach
Environmental Influences on Reproduction in Antarctic Krill, Euphausia Superba
Genetic and Dietary Enhancement of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Meat
Genetic Association and Breed Comparisons of Carcass Traits in Australian Sheep Breeds Using Molecular Markers
Identifying Sustainable Feeding Strategies for Salmon
Mechanisms of Ichthyotoxicity by Gymnodinioid Dinoflagellates (Kareniaceae, Dinophyta)- the Role of Lipids, Toxins and Reactive Oxygen Species
New Australian Thraustochytrids- A Renewable Source of Biofuels, Omega-3 Oils and other Bioproducts
Reproduction and Fertility Parameters of Dairy Heifers Supplemented eith Spirulina- mRNA Gene Expression Profiles
Role of lipids in the diet of cultured and wild rock lobster larvae
Spirulina- Dual-Purpose Lamb Supplement - Breed and Sex Effects on Productivity and Product Quality
The Assessment of Omega 3 Oil Sources for Use in Aquaculture - Alternatives to the Unsustainable Harvest of Wild Fish Stocks
The Influence of Rice Pollard Supplementation on Sheep Performance in Crossbred and Purebred Prime Lambs