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Researcher: Ritar, AJ (Associate Professor Arthur Ritar)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Fish pests and diseases
Fisheries sciences
Invertebrate biology
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Zoology

Research Objectives

Fisheries - aquaculture
Aquaculture rock lobster
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Fisheries - wild caught
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Other animal production and animal primary products

Career Best Publications

Biochemical composition during growth and starvation of early larval stages of cultured spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Changes in gut content and composition of juvenile Artemia after oil enrichment and during starvation; Aquaculture
Feeding Artemia and shellfish to phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Aquculture
Lipids and nutrition of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, from hatch to puerulus; Marine and Freshwater Research
Mouthpart and foregut ontogeny in phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda : Palinuridae); Marine and Freshwater Research
The experimental culture of phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in a flow-through system; Aquacultural Engineering

Research Publications

Artemia prey size and mode of presentation: Effects on the survival and growth of phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Aquaculture International
A preliminary investigation into epibiont fouling on phyllosoma larvae of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, and its control; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
A preliminary investigation into epibiont fouling on phyllosoma larvae of the southern rock lobster, Jasus Edwardsii, and its control; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Ab lab's really conditional
Abalone broodstock conditioning system at TAFI MRL; Austasia Aquaculture
ABC TV 7pm News report by Fiona Blackwood on 20 December 2007
An activity test to evaluate larval competency in spiny lobsters (Jasus edwardsii) from wild and captive ovigerous broodstock held under different environmental conditions; Aquaculture
An overview of southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii nutrition research; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Artificial insemination with cryopreserved semen from striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); Aquaculture
Ascorbic acid, tocopherol and fatty acid composition of time-course enriched Artemia: analyses undertaken by CSIRO MR as part of CSIRO MR/TAFI collaboration within FRDC Project 2000/214
Aspects of the fertilization biology of wild-caught blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip abalone (H. laevigata) conditioned on an artificial diet; 5th International Abalone Symposium
Biochemical composition during growth and starvation of early larval stages of cultured spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Biochemical composition during growth and starvation of early larval stages of cultured spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii, phyllosoma; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Changes in gut content and composition of juvenile Artemia after oil enrichment and during starvation; Aquaculture
Conditioning of blacklip and greenlip abalone broodstock by temperature manipulation; 8th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
Conditioning of greenlip and blacklip abalone by temperature manipulation: development of an experimental protocol; Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
Conditioning of wild abalone broodstock
Conditioning of wild-caught blacklip and greenlip abalone broodstock; 9th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
Congratulations, it's a baby (lobster)!
Crustacean elation
Crustacean elation! Utas bolsters research into lobsters
Cryopreservation of semen from striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); Methods in Reproductive Aquaculture: Marine and Freshwater Species
Description of a semi-recirculating seawater system using ozone for rearing phyllosoma of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Develop mass culture and experimental systems for rearing of phyllosoma of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) (Objective 2: Project 5)
Development and metabolic rate of stage I spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) larvae under constant and fluctuating salinities; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Digestive capabilities of spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma; Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Digestive capabilitites of Spiny Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma; Fourth Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Digestive enzyme profiles reveal digestive capacity and potential energy sources in fed and starved spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma larvae; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B
Disease conditions of cultured phyllosoma larvae and juveniles of the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii, Decapoda; Palinuridae); International symposium on Lobster Health Management
Effect of consecutive 9-or 12-month photothermal cycles and handling on sex steroid levels, oocyte development, and reproductive performance in female striped trumpeter Latris lineata (Latrididae); Aquaculture
Effect of physical disturbance on reproductive performance in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Effect of water temperature on the development and energetics of early, mid and late-stage phyllosoma larvae of spiny lobster Sagmariasus vereauxi; Aquaculture
Effects of Artemia Feeding Regimes on Growth and Survival of Phyllosoma Larvae of Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus Edwardsii); 3rd Fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Effects of Artemia size and presentation on growth and survival of phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) (Objective 1: Project 4)
Effects of starvation and feeding on the fatty acid profiles of Stage I phyllosoma of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture Research
Effects of temperature on the embryonic development of the striped trumpeter (Latris lineata Bloch and Schneider, 1801); Aquaculture
Estimating gonadal development using a non-destructive measurement of ovarian length in live Tasmanian striped trumpeter, Latris lineata (Forster, 1801) ; Journal of Applied Ichthyology
Estimation of the biological zero point of blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (H. laevigata) abalone; 9th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
Examine environmental effects on phyllosoma of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii)
Feeding Artemia and shellfish to phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Aquculture
Feeding juvenile Artemia enriched with ascorbic acid improves larval survival in the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture Nutrition
Final report for Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram: Propagation of Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania. FRDC Project No. 2003/212
First hatchery lobster hailed
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) Final Report: Abalone aquaculture subprogram: The commercial control of spawning in temperate abalone. FRDC Project No. 2000/204
FRDC Final Report for Rock Lobster Enchancement and Aquaculture Subprogram: Advancing the hatchery propagation of rock lobsters. FRDC Project No: 2000/214
Growth and lipid composition of phyllosoma of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, fed enriched Artemia; Fifth International Crustacean Congress
Hatchery procedures for the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) at the marine research laboratories
Hatchery production of southern rock lobster in Tasmania
Hatchery production of southern rock lobster in Tasmania
Hatchery production of southern rock lobster in Tasmania
Hormonally induced spawning, embryonic development and larval rearing of the southern temperate banded morwong (Cheilodactylus spectabilis); Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
Influence of diet on broodstock lipid and fatty acid composition and larval competency in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture
Ingestion of artificial diets with different textures as determined by the inert marker ytterbium oxide during culture of early-stage phyllosoma of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture Nutrition
Invitation to Chair the Aquaculture Session of the 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Invitation to Chair the Aquaculture Session of the 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
It's a tricky task turning larvae into rock lobsters
Larval culture in ozonated seawater and juvenile growout of the eastern rock lobster Sagmariasus verreauxi; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Larval culture of southern rock lobster Jasus edwardsii; World Aquaculture '99: bridging the gap
Larval Quality Could Affect the Success of Rearing Southern Rock Lobster Jasus edwardsii; Aquafest Australia 2002
Larval quality could affect the success of rearing southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquafest Australia 2002
Lipid and fatty acid composition of pre- and post-spawning blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (Haliotis laevigata) abalone conditioned at two temperatures on a formulated feed; Aquaculture
Lipids and nutrition of the Southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, from hatch to puerulus; Sixth International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Lipids and nutrition of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, from hatch to puerulus; Marine and Freshwater Research
Lobster propagation
Manipulation of water quality to optimise the survival of rock lobster phyllosoma; Eighth Annual Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Morphological and biochemical characteristics of phyllosoma after photothermal manipulation of reproduction in broodstock of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture
Mouthpart and foregut ontogeny in phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda; Palinuridae); Fifth Internal Crustacean Congress and 'Summer' 2001 meeting of The Crustacean Society
Mouthpart and foregut ontogeny in phyllosoma larvae of the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii (Decapoda : Palinuridae); Marine and Freshwater Research
Mouthpart and foregut ontogeny in phyllosoma larvae on the spiny lobster Jasus edwardsii; Sixth International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Nutritional and bacterial profiles of juvenile Artemia fed different enrichments and during starvation; Aquaculture
On: Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute; The Second Hatchery Feeds and Technology Workshop
Ontogenetic changes in digestive enzymes and prey utilisation by spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii, phyllosoma; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Ontogenetic changes in digestive enzymes and prey utilization by spiny lobster Jasus Edwardsii, phyllosoma; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Ozonation of seawater improves the survival of larval souther rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, in cultue from egg to juvenile; Aquaculture
Potential of eastern rock lobster, Jasus verreauxi, for hatchery rearing and aquaculture; Australasian Aquaculture 2008 Conference
Probiotic and pathogenic bacterial isolates in the culture of Jasus edwardsii and Sagmariasus verreauxi phyllosoma; 8th International Conference and workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Propagation of rock lobsters / Larval quality; Fourth Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Propagation of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania; Seventh Annual Rock Lobster Enahncement and Aquaculture Subprogram/Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram Workshop
Propagation of southern rock lobsters; Sixth Annual Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram/Rock Lobster Post-Harvest Subprogram Workshop
Propagation of the southern rock lobster; 5th Annual Meeting of the Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram Workshop
Propagation of the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania; Rock Lobster Workshop
Puerulus metamorphosis
Puerulus metamorphosis
Puerulus metamorphosis
Puerulus metamorphosis
Puerulus metamorphosis
Puerulus metamorphosis
PUFA enrichment of Artemia and subsequent starvation: Preliminary findings: analyses undertaken by CSIRO MR as part of CSIRO MR/TAFI collaboration within FRDC Project
Rearing rock lobster in the laboratory
Recent research on the propagation of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania: Part 2
Recent research on the propagation of southern rock lobster in Tasmania: Part 1
Report on Larview 2001 Business Seminar, Gent Belgium; Austasia Aquaculture
Reproduction and Growth of Decapod Crustaceans in Relation to Aquaculture; Reproductive Biology of Crustaceans
Reproduction and growth of decapod crustaceans in relation to aquaculture; Reproductive Biology of Crustaceans: Case Studies of Decapod Crustaceans
Reproductive biology and growth of marine lobsters; Reproductive Biology of Crustaceans: Case Studies of Decapod Crustaceans
Response of early-stage spiny Jasus edwardsii phyllosoma larvae to changes in temperature and photoperiod; Aquaculture
Rock lobster breakthrough!
Seawater ozonation and formalin disinfection for the larval culture of eastern rock lobster, Jasus (Sagmariasus) verreauxi, phyllosoma; Aquaculture: An International Journal Devoted to Fundamental Aquatic Food Resources
Segment in Research Partnerships and Research & Research Training on lobster propagation
Sexual maturation in captive spiny lobsters, Jasus edwardsii, and the relationship of fecundity and larval quality with maternal size; Invertebrate Reproduction and Development
Southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) aquaculture in Tasmania, Australia; Sixth International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Sperm survival during short-term storage and after cryopreservation of semen from striped trumpeter ( Latris lineata); Theriogenology
TAFI's production line
Tassie hatches lobster industry
Technical Progress towards propagation of rock lobsters in Australia; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Temperate and tropical rock lobster aquaculture in Australia; 8th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Temperature effects on the dynamics of gonad and oocyte development in captive wild-caught blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (H. laevigata) abalone; Invertebrate Reproduction and Development
Temperature effects on the dynamics of gonad and oocyte development in captive wild-caught blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (H. laevigata) abalone; 10th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
The application and benefits of ozonation during culture of marine larvae; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Innovation in Aquaculture
The commercial control of spawning in temperate abalone
The Effect of Diet on the Biochemical Composition of Juvenile Artemia: Potential Formulations for Rock Lobster Aquaculture; Journal of the World Aquaculture Society
The effect of embryo incubation temperature on indicators of larval viability in Stage 1 phyllosoma of the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii; Aquaculture
The effect of physical disturbance on the reproductive performance of Jasus edwardsii broodstock; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
The effect of predator/prey density and water dynamics on feed intake and growth in spiny lobster larvae (Jasus edwardsii); Aquaculture
The effect of temperature and conditioning interval on the spawning success of wild-caught blacklip (Haliotis rubra, Leach 1814) and greenlip (H. laevigata, Donovan 1808) abalone; Aquaculture Research
The effect of temperature and conditioning interval on the spawning success of wild-caught blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (H. laevigata) abalone fed an artificial diet; 10th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
The effect of temperature on the embryonic and larval development of blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and greenlip (H. laevigata) abalone; Invertebrate Reproduction and Development
The effects of direct and reflected light conditions on the population structure and dynamics of cultured southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii larvae; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
The effects of sperm density and gamete contact time on the fertilisation success of blacklip (Haliotis rubra; Leach, 1814) and greenlip (H. laevigata; Donovan, 1808) abalone; Journal of Shellfish Research
The experimental culture of phyllosoma larvae of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in a flow-through system; Aquacultural Engineering
The influence of animal density and water turbulence on growth and survival of cultured spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) larvae; Aquaculture
The lipid requirements of Jasus edwardsii phyllosoma (Objective 1: Project 4)
The metabolic rate and development of spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii larvae under constant and fluctuating salinites; 7th International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
The ontogeny of physiological response to light intensity in early stage spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) larvae; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A
The ontogeny of physiological response to temperature in early stage spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) larvae; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A Molecular and Integrative Physiology
The ups and downs of phyllosoma culture; Fishing Today
Tissue content, fecundity and quality of eggs and phyllosoma larvae after supplementing the diet of spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii, broodstock with ascorbic acid-enriched Artemia biomass; Aquaculture Nutrition
Tolerance for ammonia by early stage spiny lobster (Jasus edwardsii) phyllosoma larvae; Journal of Crustacean Biology
Triploid induction of blacklip and greenlip abalone using water pressure and 6-Dimethylaminopurine (6-DMAP): Experimental protocol; 10th Annual Abalone Aquaculture Workshop
Uptake and metabolism of a particulate form of ascorbic acid by Artemia nauplii and juveniles; Aquaculture Nutrition
Use of Ozone in the Larval Culture of Spiny Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) and Striped Trumpeter (Latris lineata) in Tasmania; 6th International Recirculation Conference
Water ozonation improves survival and reduces disease in larval rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii; Larvi '05 Fish and Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Workshop Notes from the Joint Meeting of the New Zealand Abalone Farmers Assn and Asutralian Abalone Aquaculture Subprogram; New Zealand Abalone Farmers Assn and Australian Abalone Aquaculture Subprogram

Research Projects

2000-214 Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram: Advancing the Hatchery Propagation of Rock Lobsters; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
2003-212 Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram: Propagation of southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) in Tasmania; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Abalone Aquaculture Subprogram: The Commercial Control of Spawning in Temperate Abalone; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision

Environmental phsyiology of cultured early-stage southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii Huton, 1875) Larvae
Factors controlling quality egg production in striped trumpeter (Latria lineata)- A study in reproductive endocrinology and environmental manipulation
Factors influencing the Reproductive Development and Early Life History of Blacklip (Haliotis rubra) and Greenlip (H. Laevigata) Abalone
Maternal and nutritional factors affecting larval competency in the spiny lobster, Jasus edwardsii
Microbial Control in Larval Southern Rock Lobster (Jasus edwardsii) and Artemia
Physiological Responses to Different Environmental and Culture Conditions during Ontogeny of the Spiny Lobster, Sagmariasus verreauxi
Probiotic and Pathogenic Bacteria in Larval Rearing of Spiny Lobsters, Jasus edwardsii and Jasus (Sagmariasus) verreauxi