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Researcher: Cobcroft, JM (Dr Jennifer Cobcroft)

Fields of Research

Aquaculture
Veterinary Parasitology
Fish Pests and Diseases
Veterinary Virology
Natural Resource Management
Fisheries Management
Fisheries Sciences
Higher Education
Animal Breeding
Fish Physiology and Genetics
Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Animal Structure and Function
Animal Management

Research Objectives

Fisheries - Aquaculture
Aquaculture Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Aquaculture Tuna
Wild Caught Fin Fish (excl. Tuna)
Aquaculture Crustaceans (excl. Rock Lobster and Prawns)
Marine Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Education and Training
Aquaculture Rock Lobster
Environmentally Sustainable Animal Production

Career Best Publications

Advances in the culture of striped trumpeter larvae: A review; Aquaculture
Dietary 22:6n-3 alters gut and liver structure and behaviour in larval striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); Aquaculture
Jaw development and malformation in cultured striped trumpeter Latris lineata; Aquaculture
Jaw malformation in striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae linked to walling behaviour and tank colour; Aquaculture
The effects of tank colour, live food enrichment and greenwater on the early onset of jaw malformation in striped trumpeter larvae; Aquaculture

Research Publications

(Program Session title) Marine Fish and Larval Rearing Innovations ; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture 2008
Chondracanthus goldsmidi and its interations with its host, the striped trumpeter; 13th International Conference of the European Association of Fish Pathologists
A study of success in Tassie
A visit to Clean Seas 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
Addressing causes of early mortality in hatchery produced southern bluefin tuna larvae. Chapter 9: the effects of in-tank lighting on the early behaviour and performance of yellowtail kingfish larvae
Advances in Temperate Marine Fish Hatchery Culture and Biosecurity; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Innovation in Aquaculture
Advances in the culture of striped trumpeter larvae: A review; Aquaculture
Aquaculture Seminar
Aquafin CRC Final Report Project 2000/223: FRDC Atlantic salmon aquaculture subprogram: Facilitation, administration and promotion
Are short opercula and lower jaw deformity in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar related to triploidy?; World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014
ASAS Scientific Conference
Aspects of the morphological development and feeding performance of larval striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) in culture
Assessing skeletal deformity in Barramundi; 2013 Ridley Aqua-Feed Prawn & Barramundi Conference
Biology and culture of asian seabass Lates calcarifer
Career Profile of an Aquaculture Reasearch Scientist (University of Tasmania)
Caudal fin aspect ratio as a predictor of maximum swimming speed; Australian Society for Fish Biology - Oceania Chrondrichthyan Society Conference
Caudal fin aspect ratio as a predictor of maximum swimming speed; ASFB-OCS Joint Conference
Co-chair session: High Value Finfish - Seriola, Grouper, Snapper and Tuna; World Aquaculture 2015
Combined effects of feeding enriched rotifers and antibiotic addition on performance of striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) larvae; Aquaculture
Concurrence of lower jaw skeletal anomalies in triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) and the effect on growth in freshwater; Journal of Fish Diseases
Copepod parasites of the striped trumpeter; Aquafin CRC Conference 2007
Defining the nutritional requirements of the early larvae of striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) (1B.4); Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
Description of jaw malformations in cultured kingfish larvae
Detection and control of betanodavirus in striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); FRDC National Nodavirus R&D Planning Workshop
Determining the dietary DHA requirement of larval striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) using dose-response techniques; Nutrition of fish and shellfish: Seafood for better human health and wellbeing
Determining the essential fatty acid requirements of striped trumpeter larvae; Nutrition society of Australia: Nutrition Hobart 2003
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
Developmental stages of Chondracanthus goldsmidi a copepod parasite of cultured striped trumpeter; ASP & ARC/NHMRC Research network for Parasitology Annual Conference
Developmental stages of Chondracanthus goldsmidi a copepod parasite of cultured striped trumpeter; ASP & ARC/NHMRC Research Network for Parasitology Annual Conference
Dietary 22:6n-3 alters gut and liver structure and behaviour in larval striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); Aquaculture
Dietary arachidonic acid alters tissue fatty acid profile, whole body eicosanoid production and resistance to hypersaline challenge in larvae of the temperate marine fish, striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); Fish Physiology and Biochemistry
Does the Tasmanian salmonid farming industry need a diversification strategy and if so is striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) the answer?; Australisian Aquaculture Conference 2010
Effect of increasing dietary vitamin A levels in live feeds on performance and skeleton development of striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae; Third Annual ANNIMS Conference 2011
Effect of live food feeding regimes on yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi larval growth and survival; Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2010
Effects of Culture System Design on Behaviour and Jaw Malformation in Striped Trumpeter Latris lineata Larvae; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Innovation in Aquaculture
Engaging within the community - key lessons from a multi-stakeholder Australian/New Zealand salmon industry workshop; World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014
Enhanced hatchery production of striped trumpeter Latris lineata in Tasmania thorugh system design, microbial contraol and early weaning (Book 2 Research Chapters)
Enhanced hatchery production of striped trumpeter Latris lineata in Tasmania through system design, microbial control and early weaning (Book 1 Summary)
Factors affecting the feeding response of larval southern bluefin tuna, Thunnus maccoyii (Castelnau, 1872); Aquaculture Research
Factors influencing skeletal malformations in Australian cultured marine fish ; 5th Fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Farewell from the old ASAS
Finfish Hatchery Sessions - Session Chair ( Sessions 1 and 2); Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Melbourne 2012: 'the next ten years'
First Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram - Handbook; The First Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) Final Report: Optimising water quality in rock lobster post-harvest processes. FRDC Project No. 2000/252
Guide for the rock lobster industry No. 2: Recirculating systems for holding rock lobsters
Hatchery Manual for Striped Trumpeter (Latris Lineata)
Histopathology of the intestine of larval striped trumpeter Latris lineata cultured in Tasmania; Australasian Aquaculture - Profiting from Sustainability
Host response to the chondracanthid copepod Chondracanthus goldsmidi, a gill parasite of the striped trumpeter, Latris lineata (Forster), in Tasmania; Journal of Fish Diseases
Identification and control of parasites in a new species for aquaculture: a case study with striped trumpeter; World Aquaculture magazine
Improvements in yellowtail kingfish larval survival and juvenile quality
Improving hatchery production of southern bluefin tuna larvae and fingerlings
Improving hatchery production of yellowtail kingfish larvae and fingerlings
Influences of Dietary n-3 Long-Chain PUFA on Body Concentrations of 20:5n-3, 22:5n-3, and 22:6n-3 in the Larvae of a Marine Teleost Fish from Australian Waters, the Striped Trumpeter Latris lineata; Lipids
Interview with Dr. Jenny Cobcroft, Co-Chair, World Aquaculture 2014
Investigating causes of skeletal malformation in yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi; 6th Fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Investigating photoreceptor densities, potential visual acuity, and cone mosaics of shallow water, temperate fish species; Vision Research
Investigating the dietary DHA requirement of larval striped trumpeter Latris lineata using dose-response techniques; Australasian Aquaculture - Profiting from Sustainability
Investigating the fatty acid requirements of larval striped trumpeter Latris lineata during the live feeding period and using dose-response techniques; Larvi '05 Fish and Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
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
Jaw development and malformation in cultured striped trumpeter Latris lineata; Aquaculture
Jaw development in yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi and malformations occurring in culture; World Aquaculture 2008
Jaw malformation in cultured striped trumpeter and yellowtail kingfish larvae; Australasian Aquaculture - Profiting from Sustainability
Jaw malformation in cultured yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi) larvae; New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Jaw malformation in striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae linked to walling behaviour and tank colour; Aquaculture
Jen's on the go: FEAST Conference 2006 and IFREMER, Center de Brest, France
Kingfish jaws
Larval rearing - health; Advances in marine fish hatchery technology in Australia
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
Lower jaw deformity in triploid Atlantic salmon: an integrated morphological and transcriptomic investigation; Interdisciplinary Approaches in Fish Skeletal Biology
Management of a myxosporean parasite, Pentacapsula neurophila, in striped trumpeter culture (CRC Project 1B.4); Aquafin CRC Conference 2003
Management of larval health in cultured striped trumpeter Latris lineata; Larvi '05 Fish and Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Multigenic delineation of lower jaw deformity in triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.); PLoS One
Myanmar: making connections and maximising opportunity in aquaculture; World Aquaculture Meeting 2015
New approach heads off fish deformities
Optimising hatchery technology for production of high quality Juvenile yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi; Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2013
Options for investigating the causes of skeletal malformation in Atlantic salmon in Tasmania; TSGA Salmonid R & D Round Table Meeting
Parasitic crustaceans infecting cultured striped trumpeter Latris lineata; Aquaculture
Performance and skeletal abnormality of striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae and post larvae fed vitamin A enriched Artemia; Aquaculture
PhD graduation of UTas Cuthbertson scholarship holder, and striped trumpeter research at TAFI
Prevention of Kudoa neuraphila infection in striped trumpeter juveniles using ozone and UV disinfection of seawater; Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2010
Progress in understanding larval culture requirements of Southern Bluefin Tuna and Yellowtail Kingfish; Australian Seafood CRC 2011 Science Day
Research exchange to the University of Patras and Mediterranean Marine Fish Hatcheries and attendance at Larvi 2009 and the LARVANET Workshop
Research to improve hatchery production and quality of yellowtail kingfish Seriola lalandi larvae; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture 2008
Response of striped trumpter to the infection with chondracanthid copepod; 14th European Association of Fish Pathologists Conference
Salmon Snippets
Salmon Snippets. Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram Newsletter
Searching for striped trumpeter genes in France
Second Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram - Handbook; Second Scientific Conference of the Atlantic Salmon Aquaculture Subprogram
Sensory organ development in cultured striped trumpeter larvae Latris lineata: implications for feeding behaviour; Marine and Freshwater Research
Session Chair - Session Title: Physiology, Histology and Morphology; World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014
Skelatal malformations in cultured fish from Australian marine finfish hatcheries; Australasian Aquaculutre Conference 2010
Skeletal anomaly assessment in diploid and triploid juvenile Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) and the effect of temperature in freshwater; Journal of Fish Diseases
Skeletal malformations in Australian marine finfish hatcheries; Aquaculture
Stripy Trumpeter - on the way to farming at sea
Study of a chondracanthid parasite (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) affecting the striped trumpeter (Latris lineata); 7th International Symposium on Fish Parasites
Swimbladder hyperinflation in striped trumpeter Latris lineata is impacted by tank wall colour; Aquaculture America 2014
Tank colour is more important than live feed enrichment to jaw malformation in striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture 2008
Temporal trends in broodstock condition and egg lipid of captively-held striped trumpeter Latris lineata; Australasian Aquaculture - Profiting from Sustainability
The effect of dietary arachidonic acid on larvae of the striped trumpeter, Atlantic cod and Senegal sole: a collaborative research project; Australasian Aquaculture - Profiting from Sustainability
The effect of dietary vitamin A during rotifer feeding on the performance and skeletal formation of striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae; Australasian Aquaculture Conference 2010
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 effect of temperature and ploidy on skeletal anomaly prevalence in a fast growing phase in Atlantic salmon Salmo salar and molecular investigations on lower jaw deformity; World Aquaculture Meeting 2015
The effects of dietary vitamin A in rotifers on the performance and skeletal abnormality of striped trumpeter Latris lineata larvae and post larvae; Aquaculture
The effects of light intensity and algae-induced turbidity on feeding behaviour of larval striped trumpeter; Journal of Fish Biology
The effects of tank colour, live food enrichment and greenwater on the early onset of jaw malformation in striped trumpeter larvae; Aquaculture
The first Chondracanthid (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) reported from cultured finfish, with a revised key to the species of Chondracanthus; Journal of Parasitology
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
The third scientific conference of the atlantic salmon aquaculture subprogram; The third scientific conference of the atlantic salmon aquaculture subprogram
The visual field and feeding of cultured striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) larvae under differing light environments; Fish & Shellfish Larviculture Symposium
Triploid Atlantic salmon shows similar performance, fatty acid composition and proteome response to diploids during early freshwater rearing; Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics
Two Crustacean Parasites collected for Cultured Striped Trumpeter Latris lineata during a Survey on Metazoan Parasites affecting This Fish Species; Skretting Australasian Aquaculture Innovation in Aquaculture
Ultraviolet irradiation is an effective alternative to ozonation as a sea water treatment to prevent Kudoa neurophila (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) infection of striped trumpeter, Latris lineata (Forster); Journal of Fish Diseases
Understanding larval culture requirements of Southern Bluefin Tuna; Australasia Aquaculture
Visual field of cultured striped trumpeter Latris lineata (Teleostei) larvae feeding on rotifer prey; Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology
What's in it for Prawns and Barramundi? - The Australian Seafood CRC Aquaculture Hub, and World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014; 2013 Ridley Aqua-Feed Prawn & Barramundi Conference
World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014 Program Committee Co-Chair; World Aquaculture Adelaide 2014
Yellowtail Kingfish juvenile quality: identify timing and nature of jaw deformities in Yellowtail Kingfish and scope the likely causes of this condition

Research Projects

2009/749.20 - Improvements in Yellowtail Kingfish Larval and Juvenile Survival and Quality; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
2012: Skretting Australasian Aquaculture 2012, Melbourne; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Advances in Marine Fish Hatchery Technology in Australia Workshop; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Aquaculture Production Innovation Hub: Phase II communication, extension and opportunities; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Atlantic salmon jaw deformity in culture; University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)
Development of Vision and First Feeding Behaviour of Southern Bluefin Tuna and Yellowtail Kingfish Larvae; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Improving hatchery production of Southern Bluefin Tuna Larvae and Fingerlings; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Improving hatchery production of Yellowtail Kingfish larvae and fingerlings; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Reducing Skeletal Malformations in Cultured Marine Fish Using Gene Expression, Improved Nutrition and Advanced System Operation; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Research Exchange to the University of Patras and Mediterranean Marine Fish Hatcheries and Attendance at Larvi 2009 and the LARVANET Workshop; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
University of Sunshine Coast Research Futures Project; Department of Industry and Science (DoIS)
Yellowtail Kingfish Juvenile Quality: Identify Timing and Nature of Jaw Deformities in Yellowtail Kingfish & Scope the Likely Causes of this Condition; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Assessment of juvenile Yellowtail Kingfish quality

Research Candidate Supervision

Application of light as a bycatch reduction device in prawn trawl fisheries
Arthropod Parasites of Cultured Striped Trumpeter Latris lineata (Forster, 1801) and Potential Treatments
Development of vision and larval feeding responses in southern bluefin tuna and yellowtail kingfish
Effect of Dietary Vitamin A in Live Feeds on Performance and Skeletal Malformations of Striped Trumpeter Latris lineata Larvae and Post-larvae
Skin Colour, Colour Preferences and Retinal Structure of Pot Bellied Seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis
The Effects of Handling Stress and other Production cycle Factors on Gene Expression, Bone Remodelling and Skeletal Deformities in the Tasmanian Stock of Atlantic Salmon