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Researcher: Redd, KS (Mr Kevin Redd)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Crop and pasture biochemistry and physiology
Invertebrate biology
Fisheries management
Plant biology
Fisheries sciences
Natural resource management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment

Research Objectives

Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Marine biodiversity
Fisheries - wild caught
Assessment and management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A molecular approach to identify prey of the southern rock lobster; Bulletin of Entomological Research
Comparison of the Rudin and NIBEM methods for measuring foam stability with a manual pour method to identify beer characteristics that deliver consumers stable beer foam; American Society of Brewing Chemists. Journal
Group-specific primers for amplifying DNA sequences that identify Amphipoda, Cephalopoda, Echinodermata, Gastropoda, Isopoda, Ostracoda and Thoracia; Molecular Ecology Notes
Impact of mashing conditions on extract, its fermentability, and the levels of wort free amino nitrogen (FAN), β-glucan, and lipids; American Society of Brewing Chemists. Journal
Molecular prey identification in wild Octopus vulgaris paralarvae; Marine Biology
Non-lethal method to obtain stomach samples from a large marine predator and the use of DNA analysis to improve dietary information; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Rebuilding ecosystem resilience: assessment of management options to minimise formation of 'barrens' habitat by the long-spined sea urchin (Centrostephanus rodgersii in Tasmania
The influence of malt quality on malt brewing and barley quality on barley brewing with Ondea Pro, compared by small-scale analysis; Journal of the American Society of Brewing Chemists
Using DNA to explore cephalopod diet; Cephalopod International Advisory Commmittee (CIAC) 2006 International Symposium "Cephalopod Life Cycles"
Using DNA to explore lobster diet; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Using molecular prey detection to quantify rock lobster predation on barrens-forming sea urchins; Molecular Ecology

Research Projects

Biochemistry and Genetics of Protein Modification and Fermentability of Malting Barley; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
The Suitability for Barley Brewing of Australian Barley Varieties; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Utilization of quantitative molecular prey detection techniques to better understand ecosystem resilience and the role of rock lobsters in shaping benthic community structure; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision