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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor of Aquatic Animal Health
Department Institute of Aquaculture
Institution
University of Stirling ( UoS)
University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA
Address
University of Stirling University of Stirling
Stirling
Stirlingshire
FK9 4LA
United Kingdom
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality United Kingdom
Tel 44 (0)1786 473171 ext 7925
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Website http://www.stir.ac.uk/
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Activities Working in Aquatic Parasitology with an emphasis on species having an economic impact in aquaculture. Principal studies have focused on a range of aquatic parasites and particularly copepod parasites of fish. Main species of interest are Lepeophtheirus salmonis and Caligus elongatus parasitising marine farmed salmonids in the northern hemisphere. Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) and Desmozoon lepeophtheirii are also topics of recent research. Principal area of investigation is Scotland although problems in Ireland, Norway and Iceland have also been studied. Work includes epizootiology, physiology, morphology, ultrastructure, endocrinology, pathology, integrated pest management.
Working languages English

Group(s): UKDIR
Created: 1997-02-19 Last Updated: 2016-07-05 by James BRON