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Details of Dr Michael Robert Hall   


Gender male
Job title Principal Research Scientist
Department Aquaculture
Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville ( AIMS)
PMB No. 3 Townsville MC 4810
PMB No. 3, Townsville Mail Centre,
Tel 61 07 47534308
Fax 61 07 47725852
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Website http://www.aims.gov.au
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Research Activities Principal research scientist at AIMS in the Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity Program and leads Tropical Aquaculture research in economically important crustacea. He has previously held research positions at the Max-Planck Institute (Germany) and University of Bristol (UK), specifically in understanding physiological and endocrinological processes that occur on a circadian and seasonal basis before joining AIMS.
Skills/Expertise Aquaculture Understanding the relationship between stress and health The role of microbes in larval rearing systems The development of generic hatchery production systems The development of larval feeds for the production of high quality and health larvae.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Michael HALL)

2. Goulden E, Høj L and Hall M R (2013) Microbial management for bacterial pathogen control in invertebrate aquaculture hatcheries. Pp. 246-285. In ?Advances in aquaculture hatchery technology?, Allan, G and Burnell, G. (eds). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK.
1. Hall M R, Kenway M, Salmon M, Francis D, Goulden E, and Høj L (2013) Palinurid lobster larval rearing for closed-life cycle hatchery production. Pp. 289-328. In ?Advances in aquaculture hatchery technology?, Allan, G and Burnell, G. (eds). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK.
Francis, D., Salmon, M., Kenway, M. and Hall, M.R. (2013) Palinurid lobster nutrition: Nutritional considerations for successful larval rearing. Aquaculture Nutrition. 5:1-24.
Wu, X., Smith, G. and Hall, M. (2012) Patterns of larval growth, lipid composition and fatty acid deposition during early to mid Panulirus ornatus phyllosomas. Aquaculture 330-333:63-73.
Ikeda, T., Smith, G., McKinnon, A.D. and Hall, M. (2011) Metabolism and chemical composition of phyllosoma larvae, with special reference to the tropical rock lobster Panulirus ornatus (Decapoda; Palinuridae). J. Expt. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 405:80-86.
Hall, M., Kenway, M. and Mead, D. (2010) Australian Tropical Ocean Simulator: Site Visit Report on Current and Developing Marine Aquarium Engineering, Water Quality, Life Support Technology & Aquarium Based Themes. Pp. 54.
Cano Gómez A, Goulden, E F, Owens L, Høj L (2010) Vibrio owensii sp. nov., isolated from cultured crustaceans in Australia. FEBS Microbiol Lett 302:175-181.
Tziouvel, V., Hall, M. and Smith, G. (2010) The effect of maturation diets on the reproductive output of the white-cleaner shrimp, Lysmata amboinensis. J. World Aquaculture Soc. 42:56-65..
Kenway, M., Salmon, M. Smith, G. and Hall, M. (2009) Potential of Sea Cage Aquaculture of Panulirus ornatus in Australia. Pp. 18-25. In: Spiny Lobster Ecology and Exploitation in the South China Sea Region, Williams, K.C. (Ed.). Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, ACIAR Proceedings, Canberra, Australia.
Cano Gómez A, Bourne D G, Hall M R, Owens L, Høj L (i2009) Molecular diagnosis of Vibrio harveyi in aquaculture: current methods and future prospects. Aquaculture 287:1-10.
Wade NM, Craigie A, Hall M R and Degnan B M (2009) Evolution of a Novel Carotenoid-binding protein responsible for crustacean shell colour. Mol. Biol. Evol. 26:1851-1864.
Smith G G, Salmon M, Kenway M and Hall M R (2009). Description of the larval morphology of captive reared Panulirus ornatus spiny lobsters, benchmarked against wild-caught specimens. Aquaculture. 295:76-88.
Crothers-Stomps, C., Høj, L., Bourne, D. Hall, M. & Owens, L. (2009) Isolation of lytic bacteriophage against Vibrio harveyi. J. Appl. Microbiol. 108: 1744-1750.
Hall, M., Høj L., Smith, G., Bourne, D., Webster, N., Payne, M., Wietrz, M., Samlon, M. and Kenway, M. (2009) Advancing Hatchery Propagation of Tropical Rock Lobsters (Panulirus ornatus). Volume 2. FRDC Rock Lobster Enhancment and Aquaculture Subprogram. Pp. 254.
Smith G G, Salmon M, Hall M R (2009) Artificial diets for Panulirus ornatus spiny lobster larvae. New Zealand J Marine and Freshwater Research 43:205-215.
Høj L, Bourne, D G and Hall M R (2009) Localization, abundance and community structure of bacteria associated with Artemia: effects of nauplii enrichment and antimicrobial treatment. Aquaculture 293:278-285.
Wietz M., Hall M R and Høj L. (2009) Effects of seawater ozonation on biofilm development in aquaculture tanks. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 32:266-277.
Payne M, Hall M R, Sly L, Høj L., Witz M, Bourne D G (2008) Microbial diversity within mid-stage Palinurid and Scyllarid phyllosoma obtained from Great Barrier Reef waters. J. Appl. Microbiol. 105:340-350.
Wade N, Melville-Smith R, Degnan M, Hall M R (2008) Control of shell colour changes in the lobster, Panulirus cygnus. J. Expt. Biol. 211:1512-1519.
Payne M S, Hall M R, Sly L and Bourne D (2007) Microbial diversity within early stage cultured Panulirus ornatus phyllosomas. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:1940-1951
De la Vega E, Degnan B M, Hall M R and Wilson K J (2007) Differential expression of immune-related genes and transposable elements in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) exposed to a range of environmental stressors. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 23:1072-1088.
De la Vega E, Degnan B M, Hall M R, Woods R G, Reverter A and Wilson K J (2007) Stress-induced gene expression profiles in Penaeus monodon. Physiological Genomics 31:126-138.
Bourne D, Webster N, Payne M, Høj L, Skinderso M, Givskov M and Hall M R (2007) Aspects of the microbiology of phyllosoma rearing of the ornate rock lobster Panulirus ornatus. Aquaculture 268:274-287.
Wilson K, Swan S and Hall M R (2005) Reducing Rock Lobster Larval Rearing Time through Hormonal Manipulation. FRDC Final Report, 148 pp.
Hall M R, Kenway M, Booth D, Salmon S, Willis R (2001) Phyllosoma moult cycle and hormonal regulation in tropical rock lobsters. Pp. 101-125. Crear B and Hart P. The development of rock lobster propagation techniques for aquaculture in Australia. Project 1999.315. 209 pp. FRDC, Australia.

Created: 2009-01-13 Last Updated: 2013-07-19 by Michael HALL