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Researcher: Forteath, GN (Professor Nigel Forteath)

Fields of Research

Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Fish physiology and genetics
Freshwater ecology
Animal systematics and taxonomy
Fisheries sciences
Animal reproduction and breeding
Conservation and biodiversity
Veterinary epidemiology
Veterinary bacteriology
Veterinary pathology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Fisheries - aquaculture
Other animal production and animal primary products
Fisheries - wild caught
Fisheries - recreational freshwater
Veterinary diagnostics
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in marine environments
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Aquaculture crustaceans (excl. rock lobster and prawns)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Physiological Investigation into methods of improving post-capture survival of both the southern rock lobster, Janus edwardsii, and the western rock lobster, Panulirus cygnus
Aquaculture at the National Key Centre for Teaching and Research in Aquaculture
Aquaculture Beyond 2000; Food Technologist
Aquaculture the new wave
Changing the colour of seahorses Hippocampus abdominalis to better suit markets; Meeting the Challenge AquaFest Australia 2002
Dream holds water
Eel culture - Interim report
Effect of holding temperature on ovulation, egg fertility, plasma levels of reproductive hormones and in vitro ovarian steroidogenesis in the rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss ; Aquaculture
Feeding has the largest effect on the ammonia excretion rate of the southern rock lobster, Jasus edwardsii, and the western rock lobster, Panulirus cygnus; Aquacultural Engineering
Fish growth and size variation
Fish of only one sex
Flow-rate requirements for captive western rock lobsters (Panulirus cygnus): effects of body weight, temperature, activity, emersion, daily rhythm, feeding and oxygen tension on oxygen consumption; Marine & Freshwater Research
How many fish to stock? (Part 1)
How many fish to stock? (Part 2)
Invertebrate Communities
Lake Pedder; Trout Fishery of Tasmania
Loamaggalangta pedderensis gen. & sp nov.: A new mayfly from Tasmania (Ephemeroptera : Leptophlebiidae : Atalophlebiinae); Australian Journal of Entomology
Polyploidy and sex reversal in finfish: an overview of Australian developments; Australian Association of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Recovery of the western rock lobster, Panulirus cygnus, from emersion and handling stress: the effect of oxygen concentration during re-immersion; Journal of Shellfish Research
Research at the Key Centre
Research at the Key Centre
Salmonids; Aquaculture
Salmonids; Aquaculture Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants
Seahorses, Hippocampus abdominalis in culture
Some Ancient Insects of our Waterways; Australian Freshwater Fishermens Assembly
Strategies for fish reproduction
Studies on the natural history of Lake Peddar
The large bellied seahorse, Hippocampus abdominalis ; Austasia Aquaculture
The right species choice for aquaculture
Triploid rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): metabolic rate and growth; Austasia Aquaculture
Two new species of Colubotelson Nicholls, 1944 Tasmania's Lake Pedder: persistence of Phreatoicidae (Crustacea, Isopoda) therein; Zootaxa

Research Projects

A physiological investigation into methods of improving the post-capture survival of rock lobsters (Panulirus cygnus and Jasus edwardsii); Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
An epidemiological review of possible disease introductions through ships' ballast water; Department of Agriculture (DoA (Cwth))
Aquaculture facility for the husbandry & nutrition of juvenile species; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Can we Reduce our Reliance on Brine Shrimp (Artemia) during the Commercial Production of the Seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of pilot scale production system for greenlip abalone; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Development of protocols for advances in live rock lobster Janus edwardsii and Panulirus cygnus exports.; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Effects of temperature and salinity on viability of Rainbow Trout, Salmo Gairdneri; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Fish Endocrinology Laboratory; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Histology Facility for Aquaculture; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Induction of Triploidy in the Greenback Flounder; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Mucor Amphibiorum Infection of Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) in Tasmania - What is the Threat to Platypus and Other Wildlife?; Norske-Skog (Australasia) Pty Ltd (NS Pty Ltd)
Platypus Partnership - A Community and Science-based Conservation Programme; Natural Heritage Trust (NHT)
Spawning induction trials on stripped trumpeter, Latris-lineata, using hormonal implants; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Studies on the physiological responses of the wrasse,Pseudolabrus tetricus,and the horseshoe leatherjacket,Meuscheria hippocrepis,to capture and transpo; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Studies on trophic dynamics of fish using a magnetic susceptibility meter; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Temperature Controlled Mariculture Laboratory; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision