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Researcher: Powell, MD (Dr Mark Powell)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Fish pests and diseases
Animal physiology - systems
Comparative physiology
Animal physiology - cell
Veterinary pathology
Zoology
Animal protection (incl. pests and pathogens)
Other education
Cellular interactions (incl. adhesion, matrix, cell wall)
Enzymes
Freshwater ecology
Veterinary anatomy and physiology
Veterinary parasitology
Fish physiology and genetics
Veterinary immunology
Veterinary epidemiology
Conservation and biodiversity
Fisheries sciences
Cell metabolism
Forest health and pathology
Veterinary medicine (excl. urology)
Animal management
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Agricultural biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
Veterinary sciences
Animal production

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Fisheries - wild caught
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Other education and training
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Veterinary biological preventatives
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Veterinary pharmaceutical treatments
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Commercial construction design
Industrial construction design
Industrial construction processes
Veterinary pharmaceutical products
Veterinary diagnostics
Fisheries - recreational freshwater

Career Best Publications

In vitro carbon dioxide excretion from erythrocytes of two species of Antarctic fishes and its inhibition by catecholamines; Journal of Fish Biology
Cardiac morphology in relation to amoebic gill disease history in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Comparative ionic flux and gill mucous cell histochemistry: effects of salinity and disease status in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Effects of graded hypoxia on Atlantic salmon infected with amoebic gill disease; Journal of Fish Biology
The viscosity and glycoprotein biochemistry of salmonid mucus varies with species, salinity and the presence of amoebic gill disease; Journal of Comparative Physiology B: biochemical, systemic and environmental physiology

Research Publications

In vitro carbon dioxide excretion from erythrocytes of two species of Antarctic fishes and its inhibition by catecholamines; Journal of Fish Biology
In vitro Effect of Garlic Extract and Metronidazole Against Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis, Page 1987 and Isolated Amoebae from Atlantic Salmon; Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences
Acid-base and respiratory effects of confinement in Atlantic salmon affected with amoebic gill disease; Journal of Fish Biology
AGD vaccine: an antibody approach; Aquafin CRC Conference
Amoebic gill disease in cultured salmonids in Australia; 4th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Amoebic Gill Disease in the marine environment; Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Apparent vascular hypertension associated with Amoebic Gill Disease affected Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Tasmania; Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Cardiac morphology in relation to amoebic gill disease history in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Cardio-respiratory effects of chloramine-T exposure in rainbow trout; Experimental Biology Online
Cardiovascular pathology and dysfunction associated with amoebic gill disease in cultured Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Tenth International Conference "Disease of Fish and Shellfish"
Cardiovascular responses of three salmonid species affected with amoebic gill disease (AGD); Journal of Comparative Physiology. B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
Changes in the innate response of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., exposed to experimental infection with Neoparamoeba sp; Journal of Fish Diseases
Changes in water quality during commercial freshwater bathing of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Tasmania - implications for treatment of Amoebic Gill Disease; Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
Clinical assessment of chloramine-T and freshwater as treatments for the control of gill amoebae in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Aquaculture Research
Comparative ionic flux and gill mucous cell histochemistry: effects of salinity and disease status in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Comparative measures of the mucous layer of salmonids: effects of AGD and treatments ; The Third Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram
Developing drug treatment models for Aquaculture; Fifth International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Development of an integrated management program for the control of spionid mudworms in cultured abalone
Development of Seawater Treatments for Amoebic Gill Disease; Australasian Aquaculture Profiting from Sustainability 2004
Differences in metabolic response to Loma salmonae infection in juvenile rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Effect of acute and chronic ammonia and nitrite exposure on oxygen consumption and growth of juvenile big bellied seahorse; Journal of Fish Biology
Effect of an acute necrotic bacterial gill infection and feed deprivation on the metabolic rate of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Effect of Dietary Inclusion of N-Acetyl Cysteine on Mucus Viscosity and Susceptibility of Rainbow Trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss, and Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar, to Amoebic Gill Disease; World Aquaculture Society
Effectiveness of commercial freshwater bathing as a treatment against amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon; Aquaculture
Effects of commercial freshwater bathing on reinfection of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, with Amoebic Gill Disease; Aquaculture
Effects of dissolved organic carbon and hardness in freshwater used to treat amoebic gill disease; Aquaculture Research
Effects of freshwater exposure pm, arome Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): impact of water hardness and disease status; ANZSCPB 2001
Effects of gill abrasion and experimental infection with Tenacibaculum maritimum on the respiratory physiology of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar affected by amoebic gill disease; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Effects of graded hypoxia on Atlantic salmon infected with amoebic gill disease; Journal of Fish Biology
Effects of L-Cysteine Ethyl Ester on Atlantic Salmon Salmo salar; Australasian Aquaculture Profiting from Sustainability 2004
Effects of lower jaw deformity on swimming performance and recovery from exhaustive exercise in triploid and diploid Atlantic salmon ; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Effects of skeletal deformities on swimming performance and recovery from exhaustive exercise in triploid Atlantic salmon ; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Effects of the gill monogenean Zeuxapta seriolae (Meserve, 1938) and treatment with hydrogen peroxide on pathophysiology of kingfish, Seriola lalandi Valenciennes, 1833; Journal of Fish Diseases
Efficacy and toxicity of oxidative disinfectants for the removal of gill amoebae from the gills of amoebic gill disease affected Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) in freshwater; Aquaculture Research
Efficacy of bithionol as an oral treatment for amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar (L.); Aquaculture
Efficacy of chloramine-T as a treatment for amoebic gill disease (AGD) in marine Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); Aquaculture Research
Efficacy on Aquacite on the Growth of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Aquafin CRC Conference
Evaluation of bithionol as a bath treatment for amoebic gill disease caused by Neoparamoeba spp; Veterinary Parasitology
Examination of the efficacy and toxicity of bithional as a bath treatment for rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss affected by the amoebic gill disease; FRDC Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram Scientific Conference
Excretory calcinosis: a new fatal disease of wild American lobsters Homarus americanus; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Experimental induction of gill disease in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts with Tenacibaculum maritimum; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Exploitation of water chemistry for the treatment of amoebic gill disease; Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
Expression of natriuretic peptide receptor mRNA and functional response to atrial natriuretic peptide and C-type natriuretic peptide in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) head kidney leucocytes; Fish and Shellfish Immunology
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) Final Report: Optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes. FRDC Project No. 2000/252
Flexible disease of salmonids; Sixth International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Freshwater bathing alters the mucous layer of marine Atlantic salmon Salmo salar; Journal of Fish Biology
Gill histopathology of wild marine fish in Tasmania: potential interactions with gill health of cultured Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Guanylyl cyclase stimulation by homologous and heterologous natriuretic peptides in salmonids; Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Histopathological study of gills in experimentally amoebic gill disease (AGD) infected Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, L; Iranian Journal of Veterinary Science
Identification and expression of natriuretic peptide receptor type-A and -B mRNA in freshwater and seawater rainbow trout; Journal of Comparative Physiology B: biochemical, systemic, and environmental physiology
Improved and novel alternative treatments for amoebic gill disease (AGD) in Atlantic salmon ; 11th International Conference
Improved and novel alternative treatments for amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
In vitro survival and the effect of water chemistry and oxidative chemical treatments on isolated gill amoebae from AGD-affected Atlantic salmon; Aquaculture
Increased systemic vascular resistance in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar affected with amoebic gill disease; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Increased systemic vascular resistance in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L., affected with amoebic gill disease; Journal of Fish Diseases
Influence of Oxygen on the Toxicity of Chloramine-T to Atlantic Salmon Smolts in Freshwater and Seawater; Journal of Aquatic Animal Health
Insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon; 4th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health
Ionic Effects of Infection of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in Goldfish; Journal of Aquatic Animal Health
Limited physiological impact on atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, from the use of chloramine-T in seawater; Sixth International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Lobsters in the toilet: acid-base effects of ammonia exposure inthe spiny rock lobster, Jasus edwardsi; ANZSCPB 2001
Messenger RNA expression of natriuretic peoptide receptors in freshwater and seawater rainbow trout gills; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Metabolic effects of amoebic gill disease (AGD) and chloramines-T exposure in seawater-acclimated Atlantic salmon Salmo salar; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Metabolic rate comparisons between Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar, infected with Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis or Tenacibaculum maritimum; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Metabolic scope of Atlantic salmon is reduced by disease; XII International Symposium Fish Nutrition & Feeding
Mucology: comparative viscosity and biochemical measures of the mucous layer or Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout; Sixth International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Natriuretic Peptide Receptor Expression and Function in Rainbow Trout Head Kidney Leococytes - Another Role for Natriuretic Peptides in Fish; VIIth International Congress on the Biology of Fish
Optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes; Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes; Fourth Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Oral L-cysteine ethyl ester (LCEE) reduces amoebic gill disease (AGD) in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Pathology and treatment of gill fluke infestation of yellow tail kingfish (Seriola lalandi); Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
Pathology of gill diseases; FRDC Aquatic Animal Health Subprogram Scientific Conference
Pathophysiology and treatment of amoebic gill disease - future solutions; Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
Physiological and Clinical Pathology; Systemic Pathology of Fish
Physiological effects of freshwater bathing of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) as a treatment for amoebic gill disease; Aquaculture
Physiological effects of hypercapnia upon the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Sixth International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Reduced total hardness of fresh water enhances the efficacy of bathing as a treatment for amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L; Journal of Fish Diseases
Respiratory pathogenesis of amoebic gill disease (AGD) in experimentally infected Atlantic salmon Salmo salar; Diseases of Aquatic Organisms
Respiratory, Metabolic and Cardiovascular Responses of Salmonids to Infection with Neoparamoeba spp.; VIIth International Congress on the Biology of Fish
Semi-commercial use of chlorramine-T as an effective treatment of AGD in farmed Tasmanian Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar) L; The Third Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram
Spionid mudworm infestation of farmed abalone (Haliotis spp.); Aquaculture
Susceptability and immune response of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) to Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis challenge following initial infection and treatment; Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
The cardio-respirataory effects of amoebic gill disease (AGD) in Atlantic salmon; 11th International Conference
The cardio-respiratory effects of amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon; Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
The Cardiovascular Effects of Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD): A Comparative Study of Three Salmonid Species; Australian Aquaculture Profiting from Sustainability 2004
The Effect of Amoebic Gill Disease and Hypoxia on Survival and Metabolic Rate of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar); Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
The effect of amoebic gill disease and other stressors on natriuretic peptide receptor activity in the gills of Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
The effect of water quality on the physiology of pot-bellied seahorses, Hippocampus abdominalis under various live transport conditions; Sixth International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
The respiratory effects of amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
The respiratory effects of chloramine-T exposure in seawater acclimated and amoebic gill disease-affected Atlantic salmon Salmo salar L; Aquaculture
The toxicity of chloramine-T in marine conditions; Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
The use of N-acetyl-L-cysteine as an in-feed retardant of AGD infection in salmonids; Aquafin CRC Conference
The viscosity and glycoprotein biochemistry of salmonid mucus varies with species, salinity and the presence of amoebic gill disease; Journal of Comparative Physiology B: biochemical, systemic and environmental physiology
Towards developing treatments for amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon: the past, present and future; The Third Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram
Toxicity of tannic acid and its derivative productis on the growth rate of Neoparamoeba pemaquidensis; 20th Annual Conference Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry
Treatment of spionid mud worm (Boccardia knoxi Rainer) infestation of cultured abalone; Aquaculture
Treatments for amoebic gill disease in Tasmania: down under not down hearted; Tenth International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish
Treatments for parasitic diseases; Aquafin CRC Conference
Ultrastructural Examination of the Host Cellular Response in the Gills of Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar, with Amoebic Gill Disease; Veterinary Pathology
Whole body net ion fluxes, plasma electrolyte concentrations and haematology during a Loma salmonae infection in juvenile rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum); Journal of Fish Diseases
Why fish die - the treatment and pathophysiology of AGD

Research Projects

2004-213 Aquafin CRC - Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: Commercial AGD and Salmon Health Project; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Aquafin CRC - FRDC Atlantic Salmon Subprogram: Treatment and Pathophysiology of Amoebic Gill Disease; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Aquafin CRC-FRDC Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: host-pathogen interactions in Amoebic Gill Disease; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram: Effective Treatments for the control of Amoebic Gill Disease; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Carbon Dioxide Excretion in Antarctic Fishes; Fisheries Society of the British Isles Research Committee (FSBI)
Development of an integrated management program for the control of spionid mudworms in cultured abalone; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Factors Affecting AGD-related Mortality in Cultured Atlantic Salmon; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Gas Transport and Erythrocytic Na+/H+ Exchange in Non-Antarctic Notothenioid Fish; Fisheries Society of the British Isles Research Committee (FSBI)
Interdisciplinary Network for Aquatic Animal Health; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Natriuretic Peptide Hormones and the Stress Response ; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Pathophysiology of Amoebic Gill Disease in Atlantic Salmon: a new approach; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Respiratory Physiology of Pseudaphritis Urvillii: A Temperate Tasmanian Relative of the Antarctic Fishes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram: Optimising Water Quality in Rock Lobster Post-harvest Processes; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Why do Atlantic Salmon Die from Amoebic Gill Disease: Cardiac Dysfunction?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Why do Fish Die from Gill Diseases?; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Ethics and AMC
Independent Expert-Australian Aquatic Technology Pty Ltd
Opinion
Natriuretic peptides: a role in salinity transfer of salmonids?

Research Candidate Supervision

Improving the treatment of amoebic gill disease in salmonids with soft freshwater and the mucolytic drug L-cysteine ethyl ester
Management of Spionid Mud Worm Infestations of Tasmanian Cultured Abalone
Metabolic and Osmoregulatory Responses of Snapper (Pagrus auratus), Mulloway (Argyrosomus japonicus) and Yellowtail Kingfish (Seriola ialandi) in Saline Groundwater
Mycosphaerella Species of Tasmania and their interactions with Eucalyptus Plantations
Oral Treatments for Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) in Atlantic Salmon, Salmo salar
Physiological Responses of Bluethroat Wrasse, Notolabrus tetricus, Horseshoe Leatherjacket, Meuschenia hippocrepis and Greenback Flounder, Rhombosolea tapirina, to Low Temperature Transport
Probiotic and Pathogenic Bacteria in Larval Rearing of Spiny Lobsters, Jasus edwardsii and Jasus (Sagmariasus) verreauxi
The Impact of Disease and Diet on the Metabolic Rate, Swimming Performance and Recovery of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.)
The Pathophysiology of Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) in Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar L.)
Vaccination of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) against Marine Flexibacteriosis