Faculty Members

The following is a list of faculty members currently involved with the program:

Mark Abrahams - Factors that affect fish growth, behavioural ecology of fishes
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Cyr Couturier - Aquaculture Program Chair 1996 to present. Marine invertebrate culture systems; bivalve aquaculture; reproductive physiology of marine invertebrates; aquaculture interactions

Suzanne Dufour - benthic impacts of aquaculture, organic enrichment
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Kurt Gamperl - Environmental physiology of marine and freshwater fishes
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Dounia Hamoutene - finfish aquaculture, aquatic animal health, salmon farmed-wild interactions, environmental effect of aquaculture

Iain McGaw - crustacean, behaviour, feeding, digestion, physiology
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Annie Mercier - Rearing and maintenance of marine invertebrates, Tropical and cold-water species, Reproductive biology, Larval cultures, Echinoderms, Conservation, International perspective
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Harry Murray - environmental stress, innate immunity, digestion, gene expression, molecular biology, gill, gastrointestinal system, nutrition, blue mussel, winter flounder, Atlantic halibut, cod, haddock

Chris Parrish - Finfish and shellfish nutrition and environmental impacts of aquaculture
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Matthew Rise - Functional genomics research on fish development, growth, and defense responses; DNA microarrays, targeted gene discovery, global gene expression analyses
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Fereidoon Shahidi - Fisheries by-product utilization; food and flavour chemistry; marine lipids
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Hélène Volkoff - fish, aquaculture, feeding, appetite, growth, reproduction, endocrine regulation, hormone, neuropeptides, gene expression, cloning, injections, feeding behavior, spawning behavior
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Contact

Faculty of Science

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca