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Researcher: Seger, A (Dr Andreas Seger)

Fields of Research

Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Fish pests and diseases
Aquaculture
Food safety, traceability, certification and authenticity
Other biological sciences
Fisheries management
Natural products and bioactive compounds
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Microbial ecology
Animal physiology - cell
Post-harvest fisheries technologies (incl. transportation)
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Fisheries sciences
Public health
Animal physiology - systems
Plant pathology
Conservation and biodiversity

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Wild caught edible molluscs
Aquaculture oysters
Fisheries - wild caught
Food safety
Wild caught rock lobster
Effects of climate change on Antarctic and sub-Antarctic environments (excl. social impacts)
Fisheries - recreational marine
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in coastal and estuarine environments
Fish product traceability and quality assurance
Aquaculture rock lobster
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Management of liquid waste from animal production (excl. water)
Management of solid waste from animal production
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Aquaculture tuna

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Accumulation of paralytic shellfish toxins by southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii causes minimal impact on lobster health; Aquatic Toxicology
Application of clay minerals to remove extracellular ichthyotoxins produced by the dinoflagellates Karlodinium veneficum and Karenia mikimotoi; Harmful Algae
Assessment of the efficacy of clay flocculation in Korean fish farm waters: Cochlodinium cell removal and mitigation of ichthyotoxicity; Harmful Algae
Avances en el estudio de ictiotoxinas asociadas con Floraciones Algales Nocivas (FANs)
Ciguatera (fish) Poisoning in Australia Frequently Asked Questions
Experimental Depuration of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins (PST) in Pacific Oysters
Exploration of Phoslock clay in mitigating Prymnesium parvum fish-killing algal blooms in aquaculture ponds; International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae
Extending biotoxin capability and research in Australia through development of an experimental biotoxin contamination facility to target industry relevant issues
Fish gill damage by harmful microalgae newly explored by microelectrode ion flux estimation techniques; Harmful Algae
Freezing, melting, and light stress on the photophysiology of ice algae: ex situ incubation of the ice algal diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus (Bacillariophyceae) using an ice tank; Journal of Phycology
Harmful or harmless: biological effects of marennine on marine organisms; Aquatic Toxicology
Ichthyotoxicity of the dinoflagellate Karlodinium veneficum in response to changes in seawater pH; Frontiers in Marine Science
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)
Lobster supply chains are not at risk from paralytic shellfish toxin accumulation during wet storage; Toxins
Low Fe availability for photosynthesis of sea-ice algae: ex situ incubation of the ice diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus in low-Fe sea ice using an ice tank; Frontiers in Marine Science
Milestone report - 2020 monitoring of paralytic shellfish toxins in abalone tissues on the east coast of Tasmania
Milestone report - 2020 monitoring of paralytic shellfish toxins in sea urchins on the east coast of Tasmania
Milestone report: Field validation of the Neogen rapid screening paralytic shellfish toxin test kit for abalone foot
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 with PAC modified clays: efficacy for cell flocculation and ichthyotoxin adsorption; 17th International Conference on Harmful Algae 2016
Mitigating fish-killing algal blooms: clay revisited to remove ichthyotoxins; 16th International Conference on Harmful Algae
Monitoring and management of paralytic shellfish toxins in Southern Rock Lobster, Tasmania, Australia; 19th International Conference on Harmful Algae
National ciguatera research strategy: reducing the incidence of ciguatera in Australia through improved risk management (eds: A Seger, N Dowsett and A Turnbull)
Paralytic shellfish toxin uptake, tissue distribution, and depuration in the southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii Hutton; Harmful Algae
Prey preference, environmental tolerances and ichthyotoxicity by the red-tide dinoflagellate Noctiluca scintillans cultured from Tasmanian waters; Journal of Plankton Research
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
Protecting Finfish Aquaculture from Harmful Algal Blooms
Protecting finfish aquaculture from harmful algal blooms: ichthyotoxin adsorption by clay minerals
Raising awareness of ciguatera fish poisoning in Australia: a survey of recreational fishers
Reversing abalone PST closures on the Tasmanian East Coast 2020
Review of progress in our understanding of fish-killing microalgae: implications for management and mitigation; 17th International Conference on Harmful Algae 2016
Uptake of paralytic shellfish toxins by blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra rubra Leach) from direct exposure to Alexandrium catenella microalgal cells and toxic aquaculture feed; Harmful Algae

Research Projects

Field validation of the Neogen rapid screening paralytic shellfish toxin test kit for abalone foot; Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas)
Improved risk management of paralytic shellfish toxins in Southern Rock Lobster; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Korea-Australia Consortium to protect finfish aquaculture from harmful algal blooms; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Market access for east coast abalone; updated biotoxin risk management.; Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas)
Risk profile for paralytic shellfish toxins in Tasmanian Periwinkles; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Risk profile for the paralytic shellfish toxins from Alexandrium catenella in Tasmanian sea urchins; Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania (NRE Tas)
SafeFish 2021-2025; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
SafeFish extension - lobsters; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
The Detection of Ciguatera Toxins in NSW Spanish Mackerel; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Abalone biotoxin response 2022
SafeFish (SARDI subcontract)
Reducing the risk of PST in Southern Rock Lobster

Research Candidate Supervision