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Researcher: Kirchhoff, NT (Ms Nicole Kirchhoff)

Fields of Research

Fish pests and diseases
Animal reproduction and breeding
Animal growth and development
Animal behaviour
Veterinary pathology
Fisheries management

Research Objectives

Wild caught tuna
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture tuna
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Sustainability indicators

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Correlation of humoral immune response in Southern Bluefin Tuna, T. maccoyii with infection stage of the blood fluke, Cardicola forsteri; PLOS ONE
Effects of immunostimulants on ranched southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii: immune response, health and performance; Journal of Fish Biology
Effects of the first two months of ranching on the health of southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii ; Aquaculture
Inter-annual and intra-annual variability in blood variables and parasitic loads of wild Thunnus maccoyii; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Moving cages further offshore: effects on southern bluefin tuna, T. maccoyii, parasites, health and performance; PLoS One
Nursery-phase culture of green sea urchin Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis; Journal of Shellfish Research
Out -of-season gamete production in Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis : Photoperiod and temperature manipulation; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision