Recent Theses

Student NameThesis TitleSupervisorGraduation Date
Reid, VanessaRecruitment 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, BrunoFisheries and aquaculture related biometrics of the Sea Cucumber Cucumaria frondosa:  Tagging, resistance to stress and influence of diet on lipid compositionA. MercierOctober 2015
Best, KileyReproduction 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 spreadC. Couturier, C. McKenzieOctober 2015
Lainetti Gianasi, BrunoFisheries and aquaculture related biometrics of the Sea Cucumber Cucumaria frondosa: Tagging resistance to stress and influence of diet on lipid compositionA. MercierOctober 2015
Mersereau, Joseph Spatio-temporal changes in the distribution of benthic organisms at finfish farm sites on the south coast of NewfoundlandS. Dufour, D. Hamoutene May 2015
Wang, GuoqiangUse of inshore benthic cages for storages and outgrowth of adult Lobsters Homarus americanusI. McGawMay 2015
Fry, JessicaThe impact of ozonation of Atlantic cod, Atlantic salmon and rainbow trout eggs on hatching success, larval growth and survivalC. Couturier, D. HamouteneMay 2014
Katan, TomerThe effect of dietary supplementation with zooplankton or fish protein hydrolysate on Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)K. GamperlMay 2014
Webb, MattFinfish broodstock nutrition and impacts on reproductive output in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)C. ParrishMay 2014
Xue, XiImpact of Camelina-containing Diets on Hepatic Transcript Expression of Atlantic Cod and Atlantic Salmon: Functional Genomics ApproachesM. RiseMay 2014
Bungay, TerranceAssessment of the influence of finfish aquaculture on hard bottom habitats in the Sub-Arctic marine environmentC. CouturierMay 2013
Wyatt, JessicaThe 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 NewfoundlandD. MarshallMay 2013
Burt, KimberlyEvaluation 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 responseK. Gamperl, D. HamouteneOctober 2012
Kader Bathia, WasiimOrnamental fish as complementary species in aquaponicsC. Couturier, L. Halfyard, & C. ParrishOctober 2012 
Both, AdrianusAssessing the performance of the blue mussel (Mytilus edulis) in an integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA) settingC. Parrish & R. PenneyMay 2011
Rowsell, NicoleIncorporation of a krill protein hydrolysate into the feeding regime of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae and its effects on growth and survivalC. ParrishMay 2009
Vickerson, AndrewManaging 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 seedC. Couturier & C. MackenzieMay 2009
Monk, JenniferThe effect of varying light intensities and tank colour on the growth, foraging behaviour and survival of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvaeL. Halfyard & V. PuvanendranOctober 2008
Clarke, MarshaLipids, fatty acids and free amino acids as indicators of egg and larval viability in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)C. ParrishMay 2008
Westelmajer, SarahOntogeny 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 morhuaC. Parrish & S. JohnsonMay 2008
MacNeil, P. SeanMussel larval and spatfall recruitment processesC. Couturier & J. ParsonsMay 2006
Soko, ChimwemweEfficacy of garlic juice and lemon juice as bio-product treatments forIchthyophthirius multifiliis ('Ich') infections among different size classes of juvenile Nile Tilapia,Oreochromis niloticusD. BarkerMay 2006
Pryor, MirandaTemporal and spatial distribution of larval and post-larval Blue Mussels (Mytilus edulis/Mytilus trossulus) and Starfish (Asterias vulgaris) within four Newfoundland mussel culture sitesJ. ParsonsMay 2005
Smith, KarenCannibalism in juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and juvenile Fat snook (Centropomus parallelus)J. BrownMay 2005
Frenette, BrunoEnvironmental factors influencing the growth and survival of juvenile Sea scallops, Placopecten magellanicus(Gmelin, 1791)J. ParsonsOctober 2004
O'Brien-MacDonald, KellyDevelopment of foraging and digestive function in Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) larvae in response to dietJ. BrownOctober 2004
Wijekoon, ManjusriInterpopulation differences in growth, food conversion efficiency and swimming performance of (0+) juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)J. BrownOctober 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) larvaeJ. BrownMay 2004
Mouland, DerekA study of algal biofouling on pearl nets in Charles Arm, Notre Dame Bay, NewfoundlandA. WhittickMay 2004
McNeil, GinaEffects of temporal and spatial variations in Seston Flux on growth of mussels (Mytilus Spp.) in suspended culture in a boreal environmentC. Couturier & J. ParsonsOctober 2003
Harding, JoanneEvaluation 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 conditionsC. Couturier & J. ParsonsMay 2003
Moret, KellyEffects of photoperiod and light intensity on the survival, growth, and feeding behaviour of larval Striped Wolffish (Anarchicas lupus)J. BrownOctober 2002


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