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Researcher: Mills, D (Mr David Mills)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fisheries management
Aquaculture
Fisheries sciences
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Invertebrate biology
Conservation and biodiversity
Natural resource management

Research Objectives

Fisheries - wild caught
Fisheries - aquaculture
Marine biodiversity
Environmentally sustainable animal production
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Wild caught crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)
Aquaculture rock lobster

Career Best Publications

Behaviour of Ongrown Juvenile Spiny Lobsters, Jasus edwardsii after Reseeding to a Coastal Reef in Tasmania, Australia; Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching developments, pitfalls and opportunities
Developing a cost-effective puerulus collector for the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) aquaculture industry; Aquacultural Engineering
Remote multi-camera system for in situ observations of behaviour and predator/prey interactions of marine benthic macrofauna; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Survival and movement of naive juvenile spiny lobsters returned to the wild; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Research Publications

A remote infrared capable multi-camera system for in situ observations of lobster behaviour and predator interactions; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Acoustic tracking of small-scale movement in juvenile southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); In Fish Movement and Migration
Behaviour of Jasus edwardsii reared in captivity
Behaviour of Ongrown Juvenile Spiny Lobsters, Jasus edwardsii after Reseeding to a Coastal Reef in Tasmania, Australia; Stock Enhancement and Sea Ranching developments, pitfalls and opportunities
Bias in lobster tethering experiments conducted for selecting low-predation release sites; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Capturing them on video cameras: Rock lobster in Tasmania
Developing a Commercial Puerulus Collector for Jasus edwardsii in Tasmania; The Lobster Newsletter
Developing a cost-effective puerulus collector for the southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) aquaculture industry; Aquacultural Engineering
Does pleopod setation provide a measure of maturity in female southern rock lobsters Jasus edwardsii?; Scientia Marina
Egg incubation and larval rearing of the Tasmanian blenny, Parablennius tasmanianus tasmanianus: considerations for toxicological trials; Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology
Experimental reseeding of juvenile spiny lobsters (Jasus edwardsii): Comparing survival and movement of wild and naive lobsters at multiple sites; Aquaculture
House angel or street devil: lobsters in captivity
House anger or street devil? Lobsters in captivity
Lobster survival assessment turns to high-tech surveillance
Lobsters returned to the wild
Lobsters that go 'ping': preliminary acoustic tracking of on-grown and wild juvenile southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii); Bendigo Gold 25th Annual Meeting: Australian Society for Fish Biology
Outcomes from commercial southern rock lobster puerulus collection research: Industry information paper
Potential for enhancing spiny lobster production in Australia through the capture of puerulus larvae for ongrowing and release; Seventh Asian Fisheries Fourm
Predation of naive juvenile Southern Rock Lobsters; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Preliminary investigation towards ongrowing puerulus to enhance rock lobster stocks while providing animals for commercial culture
Progress in southern rock lobster reseeding research; Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture Subprogram and Rock Lobster Post Harvest Subprogram Workshop IV 2002
Purchase of an Underwater Infra-Red Video System
Reality TV for Lobsters
Remote multi-camera system for in situ observations of behaviour and predator/prey interactions of marine benthic macrofauna; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Research Excellence Grants Scheme
Rock lobster enhancement - Pilot scale project; Developments in Rock Lobster Enhancement and Aquaculture III
Rock Lobster enhancement and aquaculture subprogram: evaluating the release and survival of juvenile rock lobsters released for enhancement purposes - FRDC 2000/185
Simultaneous enhancement of rock lobster fisheries and provision of puerulus for aquaculture; Fisheries Research
Southern rock lobster (Jasus edwardsii) aquaculture in Tasmania, Australia; Sixth International Conference and Workshop on Lobster Biology and Management
Spiny lobster enahncement: Biological Interactions of released juvenile losters, Jasus edwardsii; 7th International Conference & Workshop on Lobster Biology & Management
Stock enhancement of rock lobsters (Jasus edwardsii): Timing of predation on naive juvenile lobsters immediately after release; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Stock Structure of the southern bluefin tuna Thunnus maccoyii: an investigation based on probe microanalysis of otolith composition; Marine Biology
Survival and movement of naive juvenile spiny lobsters returned to the wild; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Sustainable Harvest of Lobster Pueruli
Tasmanian giant crab fishery 2003/04
Tasmanian Giant Crab Fishery 2004/05
The high tech world of lobster surveillance
Towards establishing techniques for large scale harvesting of pueruli and obtaining a better understanding of mortality rates
Understanding shelf-break habitat for sustainable management of fisheries with spatial overlap
Understanding the Impact of Tagging - New Approaches and Does it Matter?; Advances in Fish Tagging & Marking Technology: International Symposium

Research Projects

2004-066 Understanding Shelf-Break Habitat for Sustainable Management of Fisheries with Spatial Overlap; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)

Research Candidate Supervision