Recent Theses

Student Name Thesis Title Supervisor Graduation Date
Reid, Vanessa Recruitment patterns and post-metamorphic attachment by the solitary ascidian, Ciona intestinalis (Linnaeus, 1767) in an invading population from Placentia Bay Newfoundland and Labrador    
Lainetti Gianasi, Bruno Fisheries and aquaculture related biometrics of the Sea Cucumber Cucumaria frondosa:  Tagging, resistance to stress and influence of diet on lipid composition A. Mercier October 2015
Best, Kiley Reproduction in a recently established population of Green crab, Carcinus maenas, in Placentia Bay and juvenile targeted mitigation to prevent Mussel aquaculture as a vector for introduction and spread C. Couturier, C. McKenzie October 2015
Lainetti Gianasi, Bruno Fisheries and aquaculture related biometrics of the Sea Cucumber Cucumaria frondosa: Tagging resistance to stress and influence of diet on lipid composition A. Mercier October 2015
Mersereau, Joseph  Spatio-temporal changes in the distribution of benthic organisms at finfish farm sites on the south coast of Newfoundland S. Dufour, D. Hamoutene  May 2015
Wang, Guoqiang Use of inshore benthic cages for storages and outgrowth of adult Lobsters Homarus americanus I. McGaw May 2015
Fry, Jessica The impact of ozonation of Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout eggs on hatching success, larval growth and survival C. Couturier, D. Hamoutene May 2014
Katan, Tomer The effect of dietary supplementation with zooplankton or fish protein hydrolysate on Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) K. Gamperl May 2014
Webb, Matt Finfish broodstock nutrition and impacts on reproductive output in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) C. Parrish May 2014
Xue, Xi Impact of Camelina-containing Diets on Hepatic Transcript Expression of Atlantic Cod and Atlantic Salmon: Functional Genomics Approaches M. Rise May 2014
Bungay, Terrance Assessment of the influence of finfish aquaculture on hard bottom habitats in the Sub-Arctic marine environment C. Couturier May 2013
Wyatt, Jessica The effect of extended holding under ambient water temperatures on the condition, physiology and stress response of cultured blue mussels (Mytilus edulis L. 1758) following commercial harvest in northeastern Newfoundland D. Marshall May 2013
Burt, Kimberly Evaluation of hypoxic conditions within Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) sea cages on the South Coast of Newfoundland, and their effects of growth, appetite, and some aspects of the immune response K. Gamperl, D. Hamoutene October 2012
Kader Bathia, Wasiim Ornamental fish as complementary species in aquaponics C. Couturier, L. Halfyard, & C. Parrish October 2012 
Both, Adrianus Assessing the performance of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) in an integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) setting C. Parrish & R. Penney May 2011
Rowsell, Nicole Incorporation of a krill protein hydrolysate into the feeding regime of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae and its effects on growth and survival C. Parrish May 2009
Vickerson, Andrew Managing the health of mussel (Mytilus sp.) seed from Newfoundland: The effects of thermal stressors, transport times, storage conditions and anti-biofouling treatments on the short and long term performance of mussel seed C. Couturier & C. Mackenzie May 2009
Monk, Jennifer The effect of varying light intensities and tank colour on the growth, foraging behaviour and survival of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae L. Halfyard & V. Puvanendran October 2008
Clarke, Marsha Lipids, fatty acids and free amino acids as indicators of egg and larval viability in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) C. Parrish May 2008
Westelmajer, Sarah Ontogeny of corticosteroid stress response and the effect of differentially enriched live feed on growth, lipid composition and acute stress tolerance of larval Atlantic cod,Gadus morhua C. Parrish & S. Johnson May 2008
MacNeil, P. Sean Mussel larval and spatfall recruitment processes C. Couturier & J. Parsons May 2006
Soko, Chimwemwe Efficacy of garlic juice and lemon juice as bio-product treatments forIchthyophthirius multifiliis ('Ich') infections among different size classes of juvenile Nile Tilapia,Oreochromis niloticus D. Barker May 2006
Pryor, Miranda Temporal and spatial distribution of larval and post-larval Blue Mussels (Mytilus edulis/Mytilus trossulus) and Starfish (Asterias vulgaris) within four Newfoundland mussel culture sites J. Parsons May 2005
Smith, Karen Cannibalism in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and juvenile Fat snook (Centropomus parallelus) J. Brown May 2005
Frenette, Bruno Environmental factors influencing the growth and survival of juvenile Sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus(Gmelin, 1791) J. Parsons October 2004
O'Brien-MacDonald, Kelly Development of foraging and digestive function in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae in response to diet J. Brown October 2004
Wijekoon, Manjusri Interpopulation differences in growth, food conversion efficiency and swimming performance of (0+) juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) J. Brown October 2004
Alves, Tarcisio T. The effects of early weaning on the behaviour, growth and survival of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and fat snook (Centroponus parallelus) larvae J. Brown May 2004
Mouland, Derek A study of algal biofouling on pearl nets in Charles Arm, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland A. Whittick May 2004
McNeil, Gina Effects of temporal and spatial variations in Seston Flux on growth of mussels (Mytilus Spp.) in suspended culture in a boreal environment C. Couturier & J. Parsons October 2003
Harding, Joanne Evaluation of the neutral red assay as a stress response indicator in mussels (Mytilus spp.) in relation to seasonal, environmental, handling, harvesting, processing, and post-harvest storage conditions C. Couturier & J. Parsons May 2003
Moret, Kelly Effects of photoperiod and light intensity on the survival, growth, and feeding behaviour of larval Striped Wolffish (Anarchicas lupus) J. Brown October 2002