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Researcher: Polymeropoulos, ET (Dr Elias Polymeropoulos)

Fields of Research

Ecological physiology
Animal physiological ecology
Cell metabolism
Comparative physiology
Evolutionary biology
Fisheries sciences
Phylogeny and comparative analysis
Animal physiology - systems
Ecological impacts of climate change and ecological adaptation
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Ecosystem function
Decision support and group support systems

Research Objectives

Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Other environmental management
Aquaculture oysters
Marine biodiversity
Wild caught rock lobster
Terrestrial biodiversity
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Ecosystem adaptation to climate change
Fisheries - aquaculture

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Absence of adaptive nonshivering thermogenesis in a marsupial, the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata); Journal of Comparative Physiology. B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology
Acute but not chronic hyperoxia increases metabolic rate without altering the cardiorespiratory response in Atlantic salmon alevins; Aquaculture
Automated non-invasive video-microscopy of oyster spat heart rate during acute temperature change: impact of acclimation temperature; Frontiers in Physiology
Brown adipose tissue: physiological function and evolutionary significance
Changes in metabolic rate of spiny lobster under predation risk; Marine Ecology Progress Series
Does hyperthermia constrain flight duration in a short-distance migrant?; Royal Society of London. Philosophical Transactions. Biological Sciences
Growth hormone transgenesis and polyploidy increase metabolic rate, alter the cardiorespiratory response and influence HSP expression in response to acute hypoxia in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) yolk-sac alevins; Journal of Experimental Biology
Hypoxic acclimation leads to metabolic compensation after reoxygenation in Atlantic salmon yolk-sac alevins; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A
It takes time to be cool: On the relationship between hyperthermia and body cooling in a migrating seaduck; Frontiers in Physiology
Mitochondrial proton leak compensates for reduced oxidative power during frequent hypothermic events in a protoendothermic mammal, Echinops telfairi; Frontiers in Physiology
Phylogenetic analysis of the allometry of metabolic rate and mitochondrial basal proton leak; Journal of Thermal Biology
Phylogenetic differences of mammalian basal metabolic rate are not explained by mitochondrial basal proton leak; Royal Society of London. Proceedings B. Biological Sciences
Pros and cons for the evidence of adaptive non-shivering thermogenesis in marsupials; Journal of Comparative Physiology B
Respirometry: Correcting for diffusion and validating the use of plastic multiwell plates with integrated optodes; Physiological and Biochemical Zoology
Temperature alters the physiological response of spiny lobsters under predation risk; Conservation Physiology
The evolution of endothermy - from patterns to mechanisms; Frontiers in Physiology
The maternal effect of differences in egg size influence metabolic rate and hypoxia induced hatching in Atlantic salmon eggs: implications for respiratory gas exchange across the egg capsule; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision