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Details of Dr Alan Walter Pike   


Gender male
Job title Honorary Senior Lecturer
Department School of Biological Sciences
University of Aberdeen, School of Biological Science (
Zoology Building Tillydrone Avenue Aberdeen AB24 2TZ
Mythadara Knapp Ridge
Tel +44 (0)531 632485
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Website http://www.abdn.ac.uk/biologicalsci/staff/details.php?id=a.pike&filt=
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Degree PhD
Job type Research , Information Management & Library , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Fisheries, Aquaculture , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Sea lice biology. Editing
Research Region 14, 2, 3, 36
Skills/Expertise Sea lice (or salmon lice) biology.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Alan PIKE)

Pike, A.W. & Craig, J.F. Eds. (2008) Parasites as agents of selection in fishes: from genes to ecosystems. Special issue FSBI Symposium. Journal of Fish Biology, 73, 2083-2292. Brickle, P., MacKenzie, K., & Pike, A. (2006) Variations in the parasite fauna of the Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt, 1898), with length, season, and depth of habitat around the Falkland Islands. Journal of Parasitology 92, 282-291. Brickle, P., MacKenzie, K., & Pike, A. (2005) Parasites of the Patagonian toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt 1898, in different parts of the Sub-antarctic. Polar Biology 28, 663-671. Genna, R.L., Mordue, W., Pike, A.W., Mordue (Luntz), A.J. (2005) Light intensity, salinity, and host velocity influence presettlement intensity and distribution on hosts by copepodids of sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62, 2675-2682. Mordue (Luntz), A.J. & Pike, A.W. Eds.(2002) Integrated pest management in salmon farming. Pest Management Science 58, 513-635. Pike, A.W. & Wadsworth, S.L. (2000) Sealice on salmonids: their biology and control. Advances in Parasitology 44, 233-337. Dawson, L.H.J., Pike, A.W., Houlihan, D.F., & McVicar, A.H. (1999) Changes in physiological parameters and feeding behaviour of Atlantic salmon Salmo salar infected with sea lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis L. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 35, 88-99. Hull, M.Q., Pike, A.W., Mordue (Luntz), A.J., & Rae, G.H. (1998) Patterns of pair formation and mating in an ectoparasitic caligid copepod Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer 1837): implications for its sensory and mating biology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 353, 753-764. Dawson, L.H.J., Pike, A.W., Houlihan, D.F., & McVicar, A.H. (1998) Effects of salmon lice Lepeophtheirus salmonis on sea trout Salmo trutta at different times after seawater transfer. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 33, 179-186. Dawson, L.H.J., Pike, A.W., Houlihan, D.F., & McVicar, A.H. (1997) Comparison of the susceptibility of sea trout (Salmo trutta L.) and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) to sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer, 1837)) infections. ICES Journal of Marine Science 54, 1129-1139.

Created: 2007-05-19 Last Updated: 2015-05-16 by Alan PIKE