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Researcher: Andrewartha, SJ (Dr Sarah Andrewartha)

Fields of Research

Animal developmental and reproductive biology
Animal physiology - systems
Animal physiological ecology
Comparative physiology
Animal management
Other biological sciences
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Animal systematics and taxonomy
Animal welfare
Invertebrate biology
Fish physiology and genetics
Agricultural land management
Sustainable agricultural development
Pattern recognition

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Coastal or estuarine biodiversity
Aquaculture molluscs (excl. oysters)
Expanding knowledge in the mathematical sciences
Sheep for wool
Animal welfare
Beef cattle
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Dairy cattle
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Environmentally sustainable animal production

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
Aerobic and anaerobic movement energetics of hybrid and pure parental abalone; Journal of Comparative Physiology B
An algorithm for the automatic analysis of signals from an oyster heart rate sensor; IEEE Sensors Journal
An extended suckling system for pasture-based dairies; A changing climate for dairy science
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
Hypoxia during incubation does not affect aerobic performance or haematology of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) when re-exposed in later life; Conservation Physiology
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
Pasture-based cow and calf suckling system; ISAE 2022
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
The effects of constant and cyclical hypoxia on the survival, growth and metabolic physiology of incubating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar); Aquaculture
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

Tasmanian Wool SmartFarm; Australian Wool Innovation Limited (AWI)
Environmental effects on the developmental physiology of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

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