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Researcher: Day, R (Dr Ryan Day)

Fields of Research

Animal Structure and Function
Fisheries Management
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment
Physiology
Animal Behaviour
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Aquaculture
Oceanography
Wildlife and Habitat Management

Research Objectives

Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Fisheries - Aquaculture
Health Education and Promotion
Wild Caught Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Fisheries - Recreational
Coal Exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Ballistic Beloniformes attacking through Snellís Window; Journal of Fish Biology
Development of the pharyngeal dentition of two herbivorous halfbeaks (Teleostei : Hemiramphidae) and implications for the hemiramphid ontogenetic trophic shift; Marine and Freshwater Research
Enzymatic digestion in stomachless fishes: how a simple gut accommodates both herbivory and carnivory; Journal of Comparative Physiology. B
Functional morphology of digestion in the stomachless, piscivorous needlefishes Tylosurus gavialoides and Strongylura leiura ferox (Teleostei: Beloniformes); Journal of Morphology
Pectoral fin coordination and gait transitions in steadily swimming juvenile reef fishes; Journal of Experimental Biology
Physiological impacts of seismic air gun exposure on spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii); 11th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Physiological responses to short-term fasting among herbivorous, omnivorous, and carnivorous fishes; Journal of Comparative Physiology B
Seismic air gun exposure during early-stage embryonic development does not negatively affect spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii larvae (Decapoda:Palinuridae); Scientific Reports
Ultrastructure and the importance of wear in the dentition of the halfbeak (Pisces: Hemiramphidae) pharyngeal mill; Journal of Morphology
What is the most effective way to communicate results after endoscopy?; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Why can't young fish eat plants? Neither digestive enzymes nor gut development preclude herbivory in the young of a stomachless marine herbivorous fish; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B
Widely used marine seismic survey air gun operations negatively impact zooplankton; Nature Ecology & Evolution

Research Projects

Is oil and gas exploration causing a seismic shift in zooplankton?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision