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Researcher: Bell, JD (Dr Justin Bell)

Fields of Research

Fish Physiology and Genetics
Fisheries Management
Fisheries Sciences
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Animal Physiology - Systems
Molecular Evolution
Aquaculture

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Wild Caught Edible Molluscs
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Wild Caught Rock Lobster
Wild Caught Tuna
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Wild Caught Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Wild Caught Prawns

Career Best Publications

Osmoregulation in elephant fish Callorhinchus milii (Holocephali), with special reference to the rectal gland; Journal of Experimental Biology

Research Publications

A functional shift of urea-producing site from extraembryonic yolk sac to liver in the developing embryos of two oviparous cartilaginous fishes; The International Congress on the Biology of Fish 2014
A global, regional and national developmental status assessment of fishing capacity and fishing effort from 1950 to 2012
Age estimation and reproduction of southern Australian holocephalans and the white-fin swell shark (Cephaloscyllium spp); South Queensland Elasmobranch Research Forum
Age estimation and reproduction of southern Australian holocephalans and the white-fin swell shark (Cephaloscyllium spp); Australian Society of Fish Biology Meeting
Age estimation and reproduction of southern Australian holocephalans and the white-fin swell shark (Cephaloscyllium spp); Oceania Chondrichthyan Society Conference
Assessing the impacts of gillnetting in Tasmania: implications for by-catch and biodiversity
Discovery of conventional prolactin from the holocephalan elephant fish, Callorhinchus milii; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Evolutionary origin and phylogeny of the modern holocephalans (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes): A mitogenomic perspective; Molecular Biology and Evolution
Expression of Wnt signaling skeletal development genes in the cartilaginous fish, elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii); General and Comparative Endocrinology
Global fishing capacity and fishing effort from 1950 to 2012; Fish and Fisheries
Harvest strategies and survey methodologies for the Victorian commerical scallop fishery
Hepatic and extrahepatic distribution of ornithine urea cycle enzymes in holocephalan elephant fish (Callorhinchus milii); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Holocephalan embryos provide evidence for gill arch appendage reduction and opercular evolution in cartilaginous fishes; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Human impacts on Victorian intertidal habitats
Male genital ducts and copulatory appendages in Chondrichthyans; Reproductive biology and phylogeny of Chondrichthyes: Sharks, Batoids and Chimaeras
Mechanisms of vasodilation in the dorsal aorta of the elephant fish, Callorhinchus milii (Chimaeriformes: Holocephali); Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
Methods for the quantification and restriction of the Victorian recreational rock lobster fishery
Morphological and molecular investigations of the holocephalan elephant fish nephron: the existence of a countercurrent-like configuration and two separate diluting segments in the distal tubule; Cell and Tissue Research
Movement and behaviour of the endangered Maugean skate, Zearaja maugeana, in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania; Australian Society for Fish Biology - Oceania Chondrichthyan Society Joint Conference
Movement, habitat utilisation and population status of the endangered Maugean skate and implications for fishing and aquaculture operations in Macquarie Harbour
Multiple urea transporter proteins in the kidney of holocephalan elephant fish (Callorhinchus milii); Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - B Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Osmoregulation in elephanfish Callorhinchus milii (Holocephali); 15th International Congress of Comparative Endocrinology
Osmoregulation in elephant fish Callorhinchus milii (Holocephali), with special reference to the rectal gland; Journal of Experimental Biology
Osmoregulation in elephantfish, Callorhinchus milii (Holocephali); Meeting of the Japanese Zoological Association
Osmoregulatory strategy in the elephant fish Callorhinchus milii; Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry Meeting
Parathyroid hormone gene family in a cartilaginous fish, the elephant shark (Callorhinchus milii); Journal of Bone and Mineral Research
Parathyroid hormone-related protein genes in chondrichthyan fish; Comparative Endocrinology of Calcium Regulation Conference
Post-capture survival and implications for by-catch in a multi-species coastal gillnet fishery; PLoS One
Quantifying the recreational catch of southern bluefin tuna off the Victorian coast
Rapid assessment of sustainablity for ecological risk of shark and other chondrichthyan bycatch species taken on the southern and eastern scalefish and shark fishery
Removing sea urchins (Centrostephanus rodgersii ) to recover abalone (Haliotis rubra) habitat; Australian Abalone Convention
Removing sea urchins (Centrostephanus rodgersii) to recover abalone (Haliotis rubra) habitat
Reproductive biology of elephant fish (Callorhinchus milii) harvested off southern Australia. In 'Sawshark and elephant fish assessment and bycatch evaluation in the southern shark fishery'
Space utilisation, movement and behaviour of the spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania; Australian Society for Fish Biology - Oceania Chondrichthyan Society Joint Conference
Spatial patterns, landscape genetics and post virus recovery of blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra (Leach), in the western commercial fishing zone of Victoria
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 32: Banded Morwong Cheilodactylus spectabilis
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 4. Commercial Scallop Pecten fumatus
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 46. Southern sand flathead Platycephalus bassensis
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 47. Tiger Flathead Neoplatycephalus richardsoni
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014 - 7. Gould's Squid Notodarus gouldi
Status of key Australian fish stocks reports 2014: 48. Common Jack Mackerel Trachurus declivis
Sulfate transporters involved in sulfate secretion in the kidney are localized in the renal proximal tubule II of the elephant fish (Callorhinchus milii); American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Tasmanian scalefish fishery assessment 2013/14
Tasmanian scalefish fishery: ecological risk assessment
The fifth neurohypophysial hormone receptor is structurally related to the V2-type receptor but functionally similar to V1-type receptors; General and Comparative Endocrinology
The reproductive biology of holocephalan fishes; 7th Indo-Pacific Fish Conference
The reproductive biology of the elephant fish Callorhinchus milii; Australian Society of Fish Biology
Undersized Acanthopagrus butcheri caught and released from commercial gillnets show high survival rates in the Gippsland Lakes, Southeastern Australia; North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Urea-based osmoregulation in the developing embryo of oviparous cartilaginous fish (Callorhinchus milii): contribution of the extraembryonic yolk sac during the early developmental period; Journal of Experimental Biology

Research Projects

Elemental analysis of the vertebrae of a small shark to investigate ecology and develop a novel approach to validating the age of sharks: aiding in the conservation and management of shark populations; Sea World Research and Rescue Foundation Inc (SEAWORLD)
Where do Calamari spawn in Northern Tasmania and how will this information aid the management of the Calamari fishery in Northern Tasmania?; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision