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Researcher: Day, R (Dr Ryan Day)

Fields of Research

Animal structure and function
Fisheries management
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Post-harvest fisheries technologies (incl. transportation)
Invertebrate biology
Noise and wave pollution processes and measurement
Animal behaviour
Fish physiology and genetics
Animal physiology - cell
Gastroenterology and hepatology
Global change biology
Wildlife and habitat management
Animal physiological ecology
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation

Research Objectives

Marine biodiversity
Wild caught rock lobster
Wild caught edible molluscs
Assessment and management of benthic marine ecosystems
Fisheries - aquaculture
Environmentally sustainable energy activities
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Health education and promotion
Wild caught fin fish (excl. tuna)
Fish product traceability and quality assurance
Aquaculture rock lobster
Expanding knowledge in the biomedical and clinical sciences
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
Coal exploration
Oil and gas exploration

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Assessing the impact of marine seismic surveys on southeast Australian scallop and lobster fisheries
Ballistic Beloniformes attacking through Snellís Window; Journal of Fish Biology
Cavin4 interacts with Bin1 to promote T-tubule formation and stability in developing skeletal muscle; Journal of Cell 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
Exposure to seismic air gun signals causes physiological harm and alters behavior in the scallop Pecten fumatus; Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of The United States of America
Functional morphology of digestion in the stomachless, piscivorous needlefishes Tylosurus gavialoides and Strongylura leiura ferox (Teleostei: Beloniformes); Journal of Morphology
Impacts of sub-optimal water quality on the haemolymph biochemistry, immune status and condition of post-harvest southern rock lobsters (Jasus edwardsii); Aquaculture, Fish and Fisheries
Lobsters with pre-existing damage to their mechanosensory statocyst organs do not incur further damage from exposure to seismic air gun signals; Environmental Pollution
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
Seismic air guns damage rock lobster mechanosensory organs and impair righting reflex; Royal Society of London. Proceedings B
The impact of holding stressors on the immune function and haemolymph biochemistry of Southern Rock Lobsters (Jasus edwardsii); Fish and Shellfish Immunology
The impact of seismic air gun exposure on the haemolymph physiology and nutritional condition of spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Marine Pollution Bulletin
The impact of seismic survey exposure on the righting reflex and moult cycle of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) puerulus larvae and juveniles; Environmental Pollution
Traceability Systems for Wild Caught Lobster, Via Sense-T and Pathways to Market - Phase Two: Development and Implementation
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

Can novel seismic survey sources mitigate potential impacts to fisheries?; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Examining the potential impacts of seismic surveys on octopus and larval stages of Southern Rock Lobster; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Improving the Southern Rock Lobster on-vessel handling practices, data collection and industry tools for lobster quality assessment; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Is oil and gas exploration causing a seismic shift in zooplankton?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Wider investigation of the use of video survey techniques to determine commercial scallop abundance in inshore and offshore waters, closed areas and juvenile beds; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
ConocoPhillips Southern Rock Lobster Project Stage 1
Development of a Post-Harvest Handling and Processing Training Program for the Chinese Segment of the Southern Rock Lobster Supply Chain
Giant Crab Literature Review Stage 1

Research Candidate Supervision