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Researcher: Andrewartha, SJ (Dr Sarah Andrewartha)

Fields of Research

Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Animal Physiological Ecology
Animal Physiology - Systems
Comparative Physiology
Animal Systematics and Taxonomy
Biological Sciences
Invertebrate Biology
Aquatic Ecosystem Studies and Stock Assessment

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Coastal and Estuarine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Animal Welfare
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales
Aquaculture Molluscs (excl. Oysters)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Acid-base balance in the developing marsupial: from ectotherm to endotherm; Journal of Applied Physiology
Acute regulation of hematocrit and acid-base balance in chicken embryos in response to severe intrinsic hypercapnic hypoxia; Respiration Physiology and Neurobiology
Acute regulation of hematocrit and blood acid-base balance during severe hypoxic challenges in late chicken embryos (Gallus gallus); Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology
An algorithm for the automatic analysis of signals from an oyster heart rate sensor; IEEE Sensors Journal
Calibration of the HemoCue point-of-care analyser for determining hemoglobin concentration in a lizard and a fish; Conservation Physiology
Development of hematological respiratory variables in late chicken embryos: The relative importance of incubation time and embryo mass; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - A Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Developmental hypoxia has negligible effects on long-term hypoxia tolerance and aerobic metabolism of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Does incubation temperature fluctuation influence hatchling phenotypes in reptiles? A test using parthenogenetic geckos; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Embryonic control of heart rate: Examining developmental patterns and temperature and oxygenation influences using embryonic avian models
Hatchery conditions do not negatively impact respiratory response of early life-stage development in Australian hybrid abalone; Journal of Shellfish Research
Hematocrit and blood osmolality in developing chicken embryos (Gallus gallus): In vivo and in vitro regulation; Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology
Hybrid abalone are more robust to multi-stressor environments than pure parental species; Aquaculture
Interactions of acid-base balance and hematocrit regulation during environmental respiratory gas challenges in developing chicken embryos (Gallus gallus); Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology
Negligible differences in metabolism and thermal tolerance between diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Journal of Experimental Biology
Phenotypic differences in terrestrial frog embryos: Effect of water potential and phase; Journal of Experimental Biology
Physiological effects of dissolved oxygen are stage-specific in incubating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
The accessory role of the diaphragmaticus muscle in lung ventilation in the estuarine crocodile Crocodylus porosus; Journal of Experimental Biology
Thermal preference increases during larval development of pure and hybrid abalone; Journal of Shellfish Research
Transgenerational variation in metabolism and life-history traits induced by maternal hypoxia in Daphnia magna; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Amoebic Gill Disease- A Diagnostic Study in Tasmanian Salmon
Environmental Effects on the Developmental Physiology of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo Salar)
Using biosensors for monitoring physiological responses to environmental and transport stress in oyster and abalone