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Researcher: Hilder, PI (Mrs Polly Hilder)

Fields of Research

Comparative physiology
Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Fish physiology and genetics
Operations research

Research Objectives

Aquaculture tuna
Aquaculture fin fish (excl. tuna)
Fisheries - wild caught
Fisheries - aquaculture
Other plant production and plant primary products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

In vivo and in vitro ovarian steroid production by fish from a natural population of the brooding tropical damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; 6th International Symposium of the Reproductive Physiology of Fish
A dynamic nutrient mass balance model for optimizing waste treatment in RAS and associated IMTA system; Aquaculture
Addressing causes of early mortality in hatchery produced southern bluefin tuna larvae. Chapter 6: development of vision and feeding behavior of yellowtail kingfish larvae
Combined effects of elevated rearing temperature and dietary energy level on heart morphology and growth performance of Tasmanian Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); Journal of Fish Diseases
Development of vision and first feeding behaviour in southern bluefin tuna Thunnus Maccoyii and yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi larvae; Australasian Aquaculture Conference
Development of vision and the early feeding response of southern bluefin tuna larvae; Aquaculture 2013
Factors affecting the feeding response of larval southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872); Aquaculture Research
Feeding and nutrition of pre-harvest Atlantic salmon in seawater RAS at four temperatures; 17th International Symposium on Feeding and Nutrition of Fish
Investigating the larval culture requirements of Southern Bluefin Tuna, Thunnus maccoyii, for aquaculture in Australia; Final Global COE Program International Symposium
Is sinking mortality in southern bluefin tuna larvae caused by high light intensity?; 6th fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Linking larval feeding behaviour with the morphology and spectral sensitivity of the visual system in southern bluefin tuna and yellowtail kingfish larvae; World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014
Reproductive Condition and Behavior in Relation to Plasma Levels of Gonadal Steroids in the Spiny Damselfish Acanthochromis polyacanthus; General and Comparative Endocrinology
Retinal adaptations of southern bluefin tuna larvae: implications for culture; Aquaculture
Temperature effects on performance of large Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) held in seawater recirculation aquaculture systems; Asia-Pacific Aquaculture 2017
The effect of prey density, prey size and larval density on the first-feeding response of Southern Bluefin tuna and Yellowtail Kingfish larvae; Australasian Aquaculture
The Experimental Aquaculture Facility showcasing Southern Hemisphere Atlantic salmon research using RAS; 4th NordicRAS Workshop on Recirculating Aquaculture Systems
The first-feeding response of larval southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872), and yellowtail kingfish, Seriola lalandi (Valenciennes, 1833), to prey density, prey size and larval density; Aquaculture Research
The first-feeding response of southern bluefin tuna and yellowtail kingfish larvae exposed to different prey density, prey size and larval density; Third Annual ANNIMS Conference 2011

Research Projects

Thermal Challenge Trial

Research Candidate Supervision