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Researcher: Dorantes Aranda, JJ (Dr Juan Dorantes Aranda)

Fields of Research

Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Biological oceanography
Fisheries management
Other biological sciences
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Biologically active molecules
Chemical oceanography
Agricultural biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
Natural products and bioactive compounds
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Plant pathology

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Natural hazards
Aquaculture oysters
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)
Waste management services
Food safety
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Wild caught edible molluscs
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Aquaculture rock lobster
Terrestrial biodiversity
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Wild caught rock lobster
Marine biodiversity
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A fish kill associated with a bloom of Amphidinium carterae in a coastal lagoon in Sydney, Australia; Harmful Algae
Avances en el estudio de ictiotoxinas asociadas con Floraciones Algales Nocivas (FANs)
Combined cytotoxicity of the phycotoxin okadaic acid and mycotoxins on intestinal and neuroblastoma human cell models; Toxins
Comparative performance of four immunological test kits for the detection of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins in Tasmanian shellfish; Toxicon
Comparative study of the toxic effects of Chrysaora quinquecirrha (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) and Chironex fleckeri (Cnidaria: Cubozoa) venoms using cell-based assays; Toxicon
Detection of paralytic shellfish toxins in mussels and oysters using the qualitative neogen lateral-flow immunoassay: an interlaboratory study; Journal of AOAC International
Detection of paralytic shellfish toxins in southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii using the qualitative NeogenTM lateral flow immunoassay: single-laboratory validation; Journal of AOAC International
Disentangling the environmental processes responsible for the world's largest farmed fish-killing harmful algal bloom: Chile, 2016; Science of the Total Environment
Field validation of the southern rock lobster paralytic shellfish toxin monitoring program in Tasmania, Australia; Marine Drugs
Fish gill damage by harmful microalgae newly explored by microelectrode ion flux estimation techniques; Harmful Algae
Fish gill damage by the dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella from Chilean fjords: synergistic action of ROS and PUFA; Harmful Algae
Hemolytic activity and fatty acids composition in the ichthyotoxic dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides isolated from Bahía de La Paz, Gulf of California; Marine Pollution Bulletin
Ichthyotoxicity of gymnodinioid dinoflagellates: PUFA and superoxide effects in sheepshead minnow larvae and rainbow trout gill cells; Marine Ecology
Ichthyotoxicity of the dinoflagellate Karlodinium veneficum in response to changes in seawater pH; Frontiers in Marine Science
Improved understanding of Tasmanian harmful algal blooms and biotoxin events to support seafood risk management
Improvements to the RTgill-W1 fish gill assay for ichthyotoxins: a comparison of the potency of different toxin fractions and extracts tested with different microplate materials; 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae
Improving risk management of paralytic shellfish toxins in Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra rubra)
Mitigating fish-killing Prymnesium parvum algal blooms in aquaculture ponds with clay: the importance of pH and clay type; Journal of Marine Science and Engineering
Mitigating fish-killing algal blooms: clay revisited to remove ichthyotoxins; 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae
Molecular and phylogenetic characterization of Ostreopsis (Dinophyceae) and the description of a new species, Ostreopsis rhodesae sp. nov., from a subtropical Australian lagoon; Harmful Algae
Monitoring and management of paralytic shellfish toxins in Southern Rock Lobster, Tasmania, Australia; 19th International Conference on Harmful Algae
Novel application of a fish gill cell line assay to assess ichthyotoxicity of harmful marine microalgae; Harmful Algae
Proficiency testing of growers using the Neogen rapid Paralytic Shellfish Toxin test kits
Progress in understanding algal bloom-mediated fish kills: the role of superoxide radicals, phycotoxins and fatty acids; PLoS ONE
Review of progress in our understanding of fish-killing microalgae: implications for management and mitigation; 17th International Conference on Harmful Algae 2016
Salinity-growth response and ichthyotoxic potency of the Chilean Pseudochattonella verruculosa; Frontiers in Marine Science
Silver nanoparticle - algae interactions: oxidative dissolution, reactive oxygen species generation and synergistic toxic effects; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
Single-laboratory validation of the neogen qualitative lateral flow immunoassay for the detection of paralytic shellfish toxins in mussels and oysters; Journal of AOAC International
Strain variability in fatty acid composition of Chattonella Marina (Raphidophyceae) and its relation to differing Ichthyotoxicity toward Rainbow Trout gill cells; Journal of Phycology
The state of knowledge of harmful algal blooms of Margalefidinium polykrikoides (a.k.a. Cochlodinium polykrikoides) in Latin America; Frontiers in Marine Science
Toxic effect of the harmful dinoflagellate Cochlodinium polykrikoides on the spotted rose snapper Lutjanus guttatus; Environmental Toxicology: An International Journal
Unprecedented Alexandrium blooms in a previously low biotoxin risk area of Tasmania, Australia; 17th International Conference on Harmful Algae 2016
Unraveling the Karenia selliformis complex with the description of a non-gymnodimine producing Patagonian phylotype; Harmful Algae

Research Projects

Korea-Australia Consortium to protect finfish aquaculture from harmful algal blooms; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Research Candidate Supervision