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Researcher: Simon, CJ (Dr Cedric Simon)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Fisheries management
Animal nutrition
Post-harvest fisheries technologies (incl. transportation)

Research Objectives

Aquaculture rock lobster
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Fisheries - aquaculture
Wild caught rock lobster

Career Best Publications

Bioenergetics of nutrient reserves and metabolism in spiny lobster juveniles Sagmariasus verreauxi: predicting nutritional condition from hemolymph biochemistry; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Development and function of the filter-press in spiny lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi, phyllosoma; 10th Colloquium Crustacean Decapoda Mediterranea
Digestive physiology of spiny lobsters: implications for formulated diet development; Reviews in Aquaculture
Identification of digestible carbohydrate sources for inclusion in formulated diets for juvenile spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources

Research Publications

A novel image processing method to determine the nutritional condition of lobsters; Micron: The International Research and Review Journal for Microscopy
A question of condition: innovative research in Tasmania may lead to new industry practices in Australia's valuable rocklobster industry
Agonistic behavior in juvenile southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda: Palinuridae): implications for developing aquaculture; Summer Meeting of The Crustacean Society 2013
Agonistic behaviour in juvenile southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda, Palinuridae): implications for developing aquaculture; ZooKeys
An assessment of the nutritional, physiological and health condition of brindle and red adult Jasus edwardsii rock lobsters and their survival after extended emersion exposure; The Crustacean Society and International Association of Astacology 2015 Mid-Year Meeting
Bioenergetics of nutrient reserves and metabolism in spiny lobster juveniles Sagmariasus verreauxi: predicting nutritional condition from hemolymph biochemistry; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Carbohydrate digestion and utilisation in juvenile lobsters - a review; 10th Colloquium Crustacean Decapoda Mediterranea
Commercial development of rock lobster culture; World Aquaculture Conference 2014
Could the packhorse lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi, be the best spiny lobster for aquaculture?; 6th Fish and Shellfish Larviculture Symposium 2013
Development and function of the filter-press in spiny lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi, phyllosoma; 10th Colloquium Crustacean Decapoda Mediterranea
Development and function of the filter-press in spiny lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi, phyllosoma; Aquaculture
Digestive enzyme response to natural and formulated diets in cultured juvenile spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Digestive physiology of spiny lobsters: implications for formulated diet development; Reviews in Aquaculture
Effect of dietary lipid source on expression of lipid metabolism genes and tissue lipid profile in juvenile spiny lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi; Aquaculture
Feed intake and its relation to foregut capacity in juvenile spiny lobsters,Jasus edwardsii; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Feeding and gut evacuation of cultured juvenile spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Fish oil replacement in feeds for juvenile spiny lobsters: lipid metabolism in the eastern rock lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi; World Aquaculture 2015
Identification of digestible carbohydrate sources for inclusion in formulated diets for juvenile spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
IMAS lobster researcher wins prestigious National Science and Innovation award
International chairs for crab and lobster sessions; World Aquaculture Meeting 2015
Measuring condition of lobsters (Jasus edwardsii) to improve management of harvesting around periods of high transport mortality; The Crustacean Society and International Association of Astacology 2015 Mid-Year Meeting
Measuring condition of lobsters to improve management of harvesting around periods of high transport mortality
Near-infrared spectroscopy as a novel non-invasive tool to assess spiny lobster nutritional condition; PLoS ONE
Near-infrared spectroscopy as a tool for the non-invasive assessment of spiny lobster condition; 16th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding
Non-invasive nutritional condition assessment in juvenile spiny lobsters Sagmariasus verreauxi; World Aquaculture 2015
Nutritional aspects of the aquaculture of the spiny lobster,Jasus edwardsii; 9th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Nutritional Formulations and Uses Thereof
Predicting transport survival of brindle and red rock lobsters Jasus edwardsii using haemolymph biochemistry and behaviour traits; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A
Recent advances in the larval rearing and physiological understanding of spiny lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi; World Aquaculture Conference 2015
Rock lobster researcher wins national science award
Spiny lobsters (Jasus edwardsii) do well in sea-cages; World Aquaculture Magazine
Temperature dependent growth, feeding, nutritional condition and aerobic metabolism of juvenile spiny lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A
The effect of carbohydrate source, inclusion level of gelatinised starch, feed binder and fishmeal particle size on the apparent digestibility of formulated diets for spiny lobster juveniles, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
The effect of dietary carbohydrate on the appetite revival and glucose metabolism of juveniles of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture
The effect of dietary carbohydrates on the growth response, digestive gland glycogen and digestive enzyme activities of early spiny lobster juveniles, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture Nutrition
The effect of different holding systems and diets on the performance of spiny lobster juveniles, Jasus edwardsii (Hutton, 1875); Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
The impact of seismic air gun exposure on the haemolymph physiology and nutritional condition of spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Marine Pollution Bulletin
The role of nutrition in sustainable aquaculture development; 2012 Australian Theo Murphy Frontiers of Science
The why, where, and how of spiny lobster aquaculture (Panulirus ornatus); 11th international Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management

Research Projects

2012: 10th Colloquium Crustaceana Decapoda Meditteranea, Greece; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Development of new + improved methods for assessment of rock lobster nutritional, digestive and reproductive conditioning + Ministers Award - Novel approach to non-destructive Assessment etc; Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR)
Measuring condition of lobsters to improve management of harvesting around periods of high transport mortality; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)

Research Candidate Supervision