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NuSea.Lab has produced in excess of 100 peer-reviewed publications on topics spanning aquaculture, fatty acid metabolism, fishmeal and fish oil replacement, seafood quality, nutritional ecology and ethical issues in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors.
2019

  • Conlan, J. A., Humphrey, C. A., Severati, A., Parrish, C. C., Francis, D. S., 2019. Elucidating an optimal diet for captive Acropora corals. Aquaculture 513, 734420.
  • Liu, M., Feng, Q., Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Zeng, C., Wu, X., 2019. Tamoxifen affects the histology and hepatopancreatic lipid metabolism of swimming crab Portunus trituberculatus. Aquatic Toxicology 213, 105220.
  • Rocker, M. M., Francis, D. S., Fabricius, K. E., Willis, B. L., Bay, L. K., 2019. Temporal and spatial variation in fatty acid composition in Acropora tenuis corals along water quality gradients on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Coral Reefs 38(2), 215-228.
  • Warren-Myers, F., Swearer, S. E., Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Dempster, T., 2019. Harvest method does not affect survival and condition during gonad enhancement of an overabundant sea urchin. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 11, 143-148.
  • Mock, T. S., Francis, D. S., Jago, M. J., Glencross, B. D., Smullen, R. P., Tuchini, G. M., 2019. Endogenous biosynthesis of n-3 LC PUFA in Atlantic salmon. British Journal of Nutrition 121(10), 1-34.
  • Rocker, M., Kenkel, C. D., Francis, D. S., Willis, B. L., Bay, L. K., 2019. Plasticity in gene expression and fatty acid profiles of Acropora tenuis reciprocally transplanted between two water quality regimes in the central Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology 511, 40-53.
  • Mock, T. S., Francis, D. S., Jago, M. K., Glencross, B. D., Smullen, R. P., Keast, R. S. J., Turchini, G. M., 2019. The impact of dietary protein: lipid ratio on growth performance, fatty acid metabolism, product quality and waste output in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Aquaculture 501, 191-201.
  • Turchini, G. M., Trushenski, J. T., Glencross, B. D., 2019. Thoughts for the future of aquaculture nutrition: realigning perspectives to reflect contemporary issues related to judicious use of marine resources in aquafeeds. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81(1), 13-39.
  • Mock, T. S., Francis, D. S., Jago, M. K., Glencross, B. D., Smullen, R. P., Keast, R. S. J., Turchini, G. M., 2019. Altered levels of shorter vs long-chain omega-3 fatty acids in commercial diets for market-sized Atlantic salmon reared in seawater: Effects on fatty acid composition, metabolism and product quality. Aquaculture 499, 167-177.
  • Lewis, M. J., Francis, D. S., Blyth, D., Moyano, F. J., Smullen, R. P., Turchini, G. M., Booth, M. A., 2019. A comparison of in-vivo and in-vitro methods for assessing the digestibility of poultry by-product meals using barramundi (Lates calcarifer); impacts of cooking temperature and raw material freshness. Aquaculture 498, 187-200.
  • Skrzypczyk, V. M., Hermon, K. M., Norambuena, F., Turchini, G. M., Keast, R. S. J., Bellgrove, A., 2019. Is Australian seaweed worth eating? Nutritional and sensorial properties of wild-harvested Australian versus commercially available seaweeds. Journal of Applied Phycology 31(1), 709-724.
  • Cumming, E. E., Matthews, T. G., Sanderson, C. J., Ingram, B. A., Bellgrove, A., 2019. Optimal spawning conditions of Phyllospora comosa (Phaeophyceae, Fucales) for mariculture. Journal of Applied Phycology 1-10.

2018

  • Kabeya, N., Fonseca, M. M., Ferrier, D. E. K., Navarro, J. C., Bay, L. K., Francis, D. S., Tocher, D. R., Castro, L. F. C., Monroig, O., 2018. Genes for de novo biosynthesis of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are widespread in animals. Science Advances 4(5), eaar6849.
  • Conlan, J. A., Bay, L. K., Severati, A., Humphrey, C. A., Francis, D. S., 2018. Comparing the capacity of five different dietary treatments to optimise growth and nutritional composition in two scleractinian corals. PLoS One 13 (11), e0207956.
  • Pert, C. G., Swearer, S. E., Dworjanyn, S., Kriegisch, N., Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., Dempster, T., 2018. Barrens of gold: gonad conditioning of an overabundant sea urchin. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 10, 345-361.
  • Eroldoğan, O. T., Elsabagh, M., Emre, Y., Turchini, G. M., Yilmaz, H. A., Eraslan, D., Emre, N., Evliyaoğlu, E., 2018. Circadian feeding schedules in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata) and European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): A comparative approach towards improving dietary fish oil utilization and n-3 LC-PUFA metabolism. Aquaculture 495, 806-814.
  • Kumlu, M., Beksari, A., Eroldoğan, O. T., Yilmaz, H. A., Sariipek, M., Kinay, E., Turchini, G. M., 2018. DHA enrichment of the red earthworm Eisenia fetida for improving its potential as dietary source for aquaculture. Aquaculture 496, 10-18.
  • Liem, D., Turchini, G. M., Wanich, U., Keast, R. S. J., 2018. Sustainability Descriptive Labels on Farmed Salmon: Do Young Educated Consumers Like It More? Sustainability 10(7), 2397.
  • Ghasemifard, S., Wang, F., Sinclair, A. J., Elliot, G., Turchini, G. M., 2018. How does high DHA fish oil affect health? A systematic review of evidence. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 1-44.
  • Conlan, J. A., Humphrey, C. A., Severati, A., Francis, D. S., 2018. Intra-colonial diversity in the scleractinian coral, Acropora millepora: identifying the nutritional gradients underlying physiological integration and compartmentalised functioning. PeerJ 6:e4239; https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4239.
  • Bennett, H., Bell, J. J. Davy, S. K., Webster, N. S., Francis, D. S., 2018. Elucidating the sponge stress response; lipids and fatty acids can facilitate survival under future climate scenarios. Global Change Biology 24(7), 1-15.
  • Turchini, G. M., Hermon, K. M., Francis, D. S., 2018. Fatty acids and beyond: Fillet nutritional characterisation of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed different dietary oil sources.  Aquaculture 491, 391-397.

2017

  • Conlan, J. A., Humphrey, C. A., Severati, A., Francis, D. S., 2017. Influence of different feeding regimes on the survival, growth, and biochemical composition of Acropora coral recruits.  PLoS ONE. 12(11): e0188568.
  • Ram, R., Francis, D. S., Vandana Chand, R., Southgate, P. C., 2017. Nutritional value of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra from Fiji Islands. SPC Fisheries Newsletter 152:29–31.
  • Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., 2017. Retro-engineering the protein sparing effect to preserve n-3 LC-PUFA from catabolism and optimise fish oil utilisation: A preliminary case study on juvenile Atlantic salmon.  Aquaculture, 468, 184-192.
  • Salini, M.J., Turchini, G.M., Glencross, B.D., 2017. Effect of dietary saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids in juvenile barramundi Lates calcarifer. Aquaculture Nutrition 23: 264-275.
  • Brazenor, A. K., Francis, D. S., Hutson, K. S., Carton, A. G., 2017. Biochemical composition of marine monogenean parasite eggs. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 218, 1-3.
  • Conlan, C. A., Rocker, M. M., Francis, D. S., 2017. A comparison of two common sample preparation techniques for lipid and fatty acid analysis in three coral morphotypes reveals quantitative and qualitative differences.  PeerJ, 5:e3645; doi: 10.7717/peerj.3645.
  • Rocker, M. M., Francis, D. S., Fabricius, K. E., Willis, B. L., Bay, L. K., 2017. Variation in the health and biochemical condition of the coral Acropora tenuis along two water quality gradients on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 119(2), 106-119.
  • Duy, N. D. Q., Francis, D. S., Southgate, P. C., 2017. The nutritional value of live and concentrated micro-algae for early juveniles of sandfish, Holothuria scabra.  Aquaculture 473, 97-104.

 

  • Mellin, C., Lugrin, C., Okaji, K., Francis, D. S., Uthicke, S., 2017. Selective feeding and microalgal consumption rates by crown-of-thorns seastar (Acanthaster cf. solaris) larvae.  Diversity 9(1), 8.
  • Mellery J., Brel, J., Dort, J., Geay, F., Kestamont, P., Francis, D. S., Larondelle, Y., Rollin, X., 2017. A n-3 PUFA depletion applied to rainbow trout fry (Oncorhynchus mykiss) does not modulate its subsequent lipid bioconversion capacity.  British Journal of Nutrition 117(2), 187-199.

2016

  • Duy, N. D. Q., Francis, D. S., Southgate, P. C., 2016. Development of hyaline spheres in late auriculariae of sandfish, Holothuria scabra: Is it a reliable indicator of subsequent performance?  Aquaculture 465, 144-151.
  • Duy, N. D. Q., Francis, D. S., Pirozzi, I., Southgate, P. C., 2016. Use of micro-algae concentrates for hatchery culture of sandfish, Holothuria scabra.  Aquaculture 464, 145-152.
  • Johansson, C., Francis, D. S., Uthicke, S., 2016. Food preferences of juvenile crown-of-thorns (Acanthaster planci) sea stars. Marine Biology, 163, 49, doi: 10.1007/s00227-016-2823-0.
  • Jones, B. C, Smullen, R. P., Carton, A. G., 2016. Flavour enhancement of freshwater farmed barramundi (Lates calcarifer), through dietary enrichment with cultivated sea lettuce, Ulva ohnoi. Aquaculture 454, 192-198.
  • Strahl, J., Francis, D. S., Doyle, J., Humphrey, C., Fabricius, K. E., 2016. Biochemical responses to ocean acidification contrast between tropical corals with high and low abundances at volcanic carbon dioxide seeps.  ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsv194.
  • Salini, M. J., Wade, N. M., Araujo, B. C., Turchini, G. M., Glencross, B. D., 2016. Eicosapentaenoic acid, arachidonic acid and eicosanoid metabolism in juvenile barramundi Lates calcarifer. Lipids 51, 973-988.
  • Salini, M. J., Poppi, D, Turchini, G. M., Glencross, B. D., 2016. Defining the allometric relationship between size and individual fatty acid turnover in barramundi Lates calcarifer. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 201, 79–86.
  • Hamid, N. K. A., Carmona-Antonanzas, G., Monroig, O., Tocher, D. R., Turchini, G. M., Donald, J. A., 2016. Isolation and functional characterisation of a fads2 in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with Δ5 desaturase activity. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150770.
  • Emery, J. A., Norambuena, F., Trushenski, J., Turchini, G. M., 2016. Uncoupling EPA and DHA in fish nutrition: Dietary demand is limited in Atlantic salmon and effectively met by DHA alone. Lipids 51, 399–412.
  • Gregory, M. K., Collins, R. O., Torcher, D. R., James, M. J., Turchini, G. M., 2016. Nutritional regulation of long-chain PUFA biosynthetic genes in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). British Journal of Nutrition 115, 1721–1729.
  • Salini, M. J., Wade, N., Bourne, N., Turchini, G. M., Glencross, B. D., 2016. The effect of marine and non-marine phospholipid rich oils when fed to juvenile barramundi (Lates calcarifer). Aquaculture 455,125-135.
  • Giri, S. S., Graham, J., Hamid, N. K. A., Donald, J. A., Turchini, G. M., 2016. Dietary micronutrients and in vivo n-3 LC-PUFA biosynthesis in Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture 452, 416-425.
  • Emery, J. A., Smullen, R. P., Keast, R. S. J., Turchini, G. M., 2016. Viability of tallow inclusion in Atlantic salmon diet, as assessed by an on-farm grow out trial. Aquaculture 451, 289-297.
  • Norambuena F., Rombenso, A., Turchini, G. M., 2016. Towards the optimization of performance of Atlantic salmon reared at different water temperatures via the manipulation of dietary ARA/EPA ratio. Aquaculture 450, 48-57.
  • Salini, M. J., Turchini, G. M., Wade, N. M., Glencross, B. D., 2016. Rapid effects of essential fatty acid deficiency on growth and development parameters and transcription of key fatty acid metabolism genes in juvenile barramundi (Lates calcarifer). British Journal of Nutrition 114, 1784-1796.

2015

  • Gamble, S., Pirozzi, I., Hall, M. R., Zeng, C., Conlan, J. A., Francis, D. S., 2015. The effects of pre-digested protein sources on the performance of early–mid stage Panulirus ornatus  Aquaculture.  440, 17-24.
  • Jones, B. C., Carton, A. G., 2015. Effects of dietary enrichment with alpha-tocopherol acetate and post-harvest filleting on lipid oxidation and flesh quality of tropical farmed barramundi (Lates calcarifer). Aquaculture 448, 280-287.
  • Uthicke, S., Logan, M., Liddy, M., Francis, D. S., Hardy, N., Lamare, M., 2015. Climate change as an unexpected co-factor promoting coral eating seastar (Acanthaster planci) outbreaks.  Scientific Reports 5, 8402 doi: 10.1038/srep08402.
  • Varricchio, E., Russo, F., Coccia, E., Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., Paolucci, M., 2015. The orexinergic system in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and its regulation by dietary lipids.  Microscopy and Research Techniques 78, 707-714.
  • Norambuena F., Morais S., Emery, J.A., Turchini, G. M., 2015. Arachidonic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid metabolism in juvenile Atlantic salmon as affected by water temperature. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0143622. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143622.
  • Ghasemifard, S., Hermon, K., Turchini G. M., Sinclair, A. J., 2015. Metabolic fate (absorption, β-oxidation and deposition) of long-chain n-3 fatty acids is affected by sex and by the oil source (krill oil or fish oil) in the rat. British Journal of Nutrition 114, 684–692.
  • Ghasemifard, S., Sinclair, A.J., Kaur, G., Lewandowski, P., Turchini G. M., 2015. What is the most effective way of increasing the bioavailability of dietary long chain omega-3 fatty acids—daily vs. weekly administration of fish oil? Nutrients 7, 5628-5645 doi:10.3390/nu7075241.
  • Norambuena F., Hermon, K., Skrzypczyk, V., Emery, J. A., Sharon, Y., Beard, A., Turchini, G. M., 2015. Algae in fish feed: Performances and fatty acid metabolism in juvenile Atlantic salmon. PLoS ONE 10(4) e0124042 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0124042.
  • Mulvaney, W. J., Jahangard, S., Ingram, B. A., Turchini, G. M., Winberg, P. C., 2015. Recovery of omega-3 profiles of cultivated abalone by dietary macroalgae supplementation. Journal of Applied Phycology 27, 2163-2171.
  • Rahman, M. M., Gasparini, C., Turchini, G. M., Evans, J. P., 2015. Testing the interactive effects of carotenoids and polyunsaturated fatty acids on ejaculate traits in the guppy Poecilia reticulata (Pisces: Poeciliidae). Journal of Fish Biology 86, 1638–1643.
  • Zuo, R., Mai, K., Xu, W., Turchini, G.M., Ai, Q., 2015. Dietary ALA, but not LNA, increase growth, reduce inflammatory processes, and increase anti‑oxidant capacity in the marine finfish Larimichthys crocea. Lipids 50,149-163.
  • Trullas Huguet, C., Norambuena, F., Emery, J. A., Hermon, K., Turchini, G. M., 2015. Dietary n-6/n-3 LC-PUFA ratio, temperature and time interactions on nutrients and fatty acids digestibility in Atlantic salmon. Aquaculture 436, 160–166.

2014

  • Francis, D. S., Hall, M. R., Salmon, M. L., Kenway, M., 2014. Palinurid lobster aquaculture: Nutritional progress and considerations for successful larval rearing.  Aqua. 6, 180-203.
  • Francis, D. S., Thanuthong, T., Senadheera, S. D., Paolucci, M., De Silva, S. S., Turchini, G. M., 2014. n-3 LC-PUFA deposition efficiency and appetite-regulating hormones are modulated by the dietary lipid source during rainbow trout grow-out and finishing periods. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 40, 577-593.
  • Conlan, J. A., Jones, P. L., Turchini, G. M., Hall, M. R., Francis, D. S., 2014. Changes in the nutritional composition of captive early-mid stage Panulirus ornatus phyllosoma over ecdysis and larval development.  Aquaculture 434, 159-170.
  • Coccia, E., Varricchio, E., Vito, P., Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., Paolucci, M., 2014. Fatty acid-specific alterations in leptin, PPARα, and CPT-1 gene expression in the rainbow trout.  Lipids 49, 1033-1049.
  • Ghasemifard, S., Turchini G.M., Sincalir, A.J., 2014. Omega-3 long chain fatty acid ‘‘bioavailability’’: A review of evidence and methodological considerations. Progress in Lipid Research 56, 92–108.
  • Rahman, M. M., Gasparini, C., Turchini, G. M., Evans, J. P., 2014. Experimental reduction in dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids depress sperm competitiveness. Biology Letters 10: 20140623 doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2014.0623.
  • Rahman M. M., Turchini, G. M., Gasparini, C., Norambuena, F., Evans, J.P., 2014. The expression of pre- and postcopulatory sexually selected traits reflects levels of dietary stress in guppies. PLoS ONE 9(8): e105856 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0105856.
  • Pascoe, M. C., Howells, D. W., Crewther, D. P., Constantinou, N., Carey, L. M., Rewell, S. S., Turchini, G. M., Kaur, G., Crewther S. G., 2014. Fish oil diet associated with acute reperfusion related haemorrhage, and with reduced stroke-related sickness behaviours and motor impairment. Frontiers in Neurology 5(14), 1-15 doi: 10.3389/fneur.2014.00014.
  • Ghasemifard, S., Linderborg, K. M., Turchini, G. M., Sinclair, A. J., 2014. Comparison of the bioavailability of docosapentaenoic acid (DPA, 22:5n-3) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) in the rat. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 90, 23-26.
  • Emery, J.A., Smullen, R. Turchini, G. M., 2014. Tallow in Atlantic salmon feed. Aquaculture 422, 98–108.
  • Norambuena, F. Lewis, M., Hamid, N. K. A., Hermon, K., Donald, J. A., Turchini, G. M., 2014. Fish oil replacement in current aquaculture feed: Is cholesterol a hidden treasure for fish nutrition? PloS ONE 8(12): e81705.

2013

  • Turchini, G. M., Moretti, V. M., Hermon, K., Caprino, F., Busetto, M. L., Bellagamba, F., Rankin, T., Keast, R. S. J., Francis, D. S., 2013. Monola oil versus canola oil as a fish oil replacer in rainbow trout feeds: effects on growth, fatty acid metabolism and final eating quality.  Food Chemistry 141, 1335-1344.
  • Jones, B. C., Fuller, S., Carton, A. G., 2013. Earthy-muddy tainting of cultured barramundi linked to geosmin in tropical northern Australia. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 3, 117-124.
  • Turchini, G. M., Hermon, K., Cleveland, B. J., Emery, J. A., Rankin, T., Francis, D. S., 2013. Seven fish oil substitutes over a rainbow trout grow-out cycle: I) Effects on performance and fatty acid metabolism.  Aquaculture Nutrition 19, 82-94.
  • Turchini, G. M., Hermon, K., Moretti, V. M., Caprino, F., Busetto, M. L., Bellagamba, F., Rankin, T., Francis, D. S., 2013. Seven fish oil substitutes over a rainbow trout grow-out cycle: II) Effects on final eating quality and production costs.  Aquaculture Nutrition. 19, 95-109.
  • Hall, M. R., Kenway, M. J., Salmon, M. L., Francis, D. S., Goulden, E. and Hoj, L., 2013. Palinurid Lobster Larval Rearing. In ‘Advances in Aquaculture Hatchery Technology’. Allan, G. and Burnell, G. (editors). Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, UK, pp. 298-328.
  • Turchini, G. M. 2013. Fish oils, misconceptions and the environment. American Journal of Public Health. 103(11): e4-e5.
  • Alhazzaa, R., Sinclair, A. J., Turchini, G. M., 2013. Bioconversion of α-linolenic acid into n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid in hepatocytes and ad hoc cell culture optimisation. PloS ONE 8(9): e73719.
  • Lewis, M. L. Hamid, N. K. A., Alhazzaa, R., Hermon, K., Donald, J. A. Sinclair, A. J., Turchini G. M., 2013. Targeted dietary micronutrient fortification modulates n-3 LC-PUFA pathway activity in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture 412, 215–222.
  • Eroldoğan, O. T, Yılmaz, A. H., Turchini G. M., Arslan, M., Sirkecioğlu, N. A., Engin, K., Özşahinoğlu, I., Mumoğullarında, P., 2013. Fatty acid metabolism in European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): Effects of n-6 PUFA and MUFA in fish oil replaced diets. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 39, 941-955.
  • Miller, E., Kaur, G., Larsen, A., Loh, S. P., Linderborg, K., Weisinger, H. S., Turchini, G. M., Cameron-Smith, D., Sinclair, A. J., 2013. A short-term n-3 DPA supplementation study in humans. European Journal of Nutrition 52, 895–904.
  • Kaviraj A., Mondal K., Mukhopadhayay P. K., Turchini G. M., 2013. Fermented mulberry leaf and fish offal can be successfully included in Indian major carp (Labeo rohita) diet formulation. Proceedings of the Zoological Society, Kolkata 66(1), 64–73.
  • Emery, J. A., Hermon, K., Hamid, N. K. A., Donald, J. A., Turchini G. M., 2013. Δ-6 desaturase substrate competition: dietary linoleic acid (18:2n-6) has only trivial effects on α-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) bioconversion in the teleost rainbow trout. PloS ONE 8(2): e57463.

2012

  • Cleveland, B. C., Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., 2012. Echium oil provides no benefit over linseed oil for (n-3) long-chain PUFA biosynthesis in rainbow trout.  Journal of Nutrition. 142, 1-8.
  • Senadheera, S., Turchini, G., Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., 2012. Effects of dietary iron supplementation on growth performance, fatty acid composition and fatty acid metabolism in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed vegetable oil based diets.  Aquaculture 342, 80-88.
  • Senadheera, S. D., Turchini, G. M., Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., 2012. Effects of dietary vitamin B6 supplementation on fillet fatty acid composition and fatty acid metabolism of rainbow trout fed vegetable oil based diets.  Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60, 2343-2353.
  • Varricchio, E., Russo, F., Coccia, E., Turchini, G., Francis D., De Girolamo, P., Paolucci, M., 2012. Immunohistochemical and immunological detection of ghrelin and leptin in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss and Murray cod Maccullochella peelii peelii as affected by different dietary fatty acids.  Microscopy and Research Techniques.  75, 771-780.
  • Eroldoğan, O. T., Turchini G. M., Yılmaz, A. H., Taşbozan, O., Engin, K., Ölçülü, A., Özşahinoğlu, I., Mumoğullarında, P., 2012. Potential of cottonseed oil as fish oil replacer in European sea bass feed formulation. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 12, 787-797.
  • Turchini, G. M., Nichols, P., Barrow, C., Sinclair, A. J., 2012. Jumping on the omega-3 bandwagon: distinguishing the role of long-chain and short-chain omega-3 fatty acids. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition 52, 795–803.
  • De Silva, S. S., Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., 2012. Nutrition. In: Aquaculture, Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants, 2nd edition (Lucas, J. S. and Southgate, P. C. eds). Fishing News Books, Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd, UK, pp 164-187.
  • Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., Senadheera, S. D., Jones, P. L., Turchini, G. M., 2012. Short-term food deprivation before a fish oil finishing strategy improves the deposition of n-3 LC-PUFA, but not the washing-out of C18 PUFA in rainbow trout.  Aquaculture Nutrition 18, 441-456.

2011

  • Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., Senadheera, S. D., Jones, P. L., Turchini, G. M., 2011. Fish oil replacement in rainbow trout diets and total dietary PUFA content: I) Effects on feed efficiency, fat deposition and the efficiency of a finishing strategy.  Aquaculture 320, 82-90.
  • Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., Manickam, E., Senadheera, S., Cameron-Smith, D., Turchini, G., 2011. Fish oil replacement in rainbow trout diets and total dietary PUFA content: II) Effects on fatty acid metabolism and in vivo fatty acid bioconversion.  Aquaculture, 322, 99-108.
  • Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., Senadheera, S. D., Jones, P. L., Turchini, G. M., 2011. LC-PUFA biosynthesis in rainbow trout is substrate limited:  Use of the whole body fatty acid balance method and different 18:3n-3/18:2n-6 ratios.  Lipids 46, 1111-1127.
  • Teoh, C. Y, Turchini, G. M., Ng, W. K., 2011. Genetically improved farmed Nile tilapia and red hybrid tilapia showed differences in fatty acid metabolism when fed diets with added fish oil or a vegetable oil blend. Aquaculture 312, 126–136.
  • Tocher, D. R., Francis, D. S., Coupland, K., 2011. n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acid-rich vegetable oils and blends. In: “Fish Oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Diets” (Turchini, G. M., Ng, W. K., Tocher, D. R. eds). CRC Press, pp. 209-244.
  • De Silva, S. S., Francis, D. S., Tacon, A. G. J., 2011. Fish oils in aquaculture; In retrospect. In: “Fish Oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Diets” (Turchini, G. M., Ng, W. K., Tocher, D. R. eds). CRC Press, pp. 1-20.
  • Bellagamba, F., Caprino, F., Busetto, M. L., Francis, D. S., Vasconi M., Turchini, G. M., Moretti, V. M., 2011. Assessment of oxidatively generated DNA damage in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed with different lipid sources. Aquaculture 317, 124-132.
  • Turchini G. M., Francis D. S., Keast, R. S. J., Sinclair, A. J., 2011. Transforming salmonid aquaculture from a consumer to a producer of long chain omega-3 fatty acids. Food Chemistry 124, 609-614.
  • Turchini, G. M., De Smet, S., Francis, D. S., 2011. The whole-body fatty acid balance method: Examples of its potential for feed efficiency and product quality optimisation in fish and poultry.  Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition – Australia 18, 69-78.
  • Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., Senadheera, S. P. S. D., Thanuthong, T., De Silva, S. S., 2011. Fish oil replacement with different vegetable oils in Murray cod: Evidence of an “omega-3 sparing effect” by other dietary fatty acids. Aquaculture 315, 250-259.
  • Senadheera, S. P. S. D., Turchini, G. M., Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., 2011. Effects of dietary α-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) / linoleic acid (18:2n-6) ratio on fatty acid metabolism in Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59, 1020 – 1030.

2010

  • Senadheera, S. P. S. D., Turchini, G. M., Thanuthong, T., Francis, D. S., 2010. Effects of dietary α-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) / linoleic acid (18:2n-6) ratio on growth performance, fillet fatty acid profile and finishing efficiency in Murray cod. Aquaculture 309, 222-230.
  • Pettersen, A. K, Turchini, G. M., Jahangard, S. Brett, I. A, Sherman, C. D. H., 2010. Effects of different dietary microalgae on survival, growth, settlement and fatty acid composition of blue mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis) larvae. Aquaculture 309, 115–124.
  • De Silva, S. S., Ingram, B. A., Nguyen, P. T., Bui, T. T., Gooley, G. F., Turchini, G. M., 2010. Estimation of nitrogen and phosphorus in effluent from the striped catfish farming sector in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam. Ambio 39, 504-514.
  • Poureslami, R., Raes, K., Turchini, G. M., Huyghebaert, G., De Smet, S., 2010. Effect of diet, sex and age on fatty acid metabolism in broilers: n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids. British Journal of Nutrition 104, 189–197.
  • Poureslami, R., Turchini, G. M., Raes, K., Huyghebaert, G., De Smet, S., 2010. Effect of diet, sex and age on fatty acid metabolism in broilers: SFA and MUFA. British Journal of Nutrition 104, 204–213.
  • Tacon, A.G.J., Metian, M., Turchini, G.M., De Silva, S.S., 2010. Responsible aquaculture and trophic level implications to global fish supply. Reviews in Fisheries Science 18(1): 94–105.
  • Turchini, G. M., Ng, W. K., Tocher, D. R., 2011. Fish oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group. Boca Raton, FL, USA. 551 pp. ISBN 9781439808627
  • Turchini, G. M., Mailer, R., 2011. Rapeseed oil and other monounsaturated fatty-rich vegetable oils. In: Fish oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds. Edited by G. M. Turchini, W. K. Ng & D. R. Tocher. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group. Boca Raton, FL, USA. pp 161-208
  • Glencross B. G., Turchini, G. M., 2011. Fish oil replacement in starter, grow-out and finishing feeds for farmed aquatic animals”. In: Fish oil Replacement and Alternative Lipid Sources in Aquaculture Feeds. Edited by G. M. Turchini, W. K. Ng & D. R. Tocher. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis group. Boca Raton, FL, USA. pp 373-404
  • Brown, T. D., Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., 2010. Can dietary lipid source circadian alternation improve omega-3 deposition in rainbow trout? Aquaculture 300, 148-155.

2009

  • Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Smith, B. K., Ryan, S. G., De Silva, S. S., 2009. Effects of alternate phases of fish oil and vegetable oil based diets in Murray cod. Aquaculture Research 40, 1123-1134.
  • *Palmeri, G., Turchini, G. M., De Silva, S. S., 2009. Short-term food deprivation does not improve the efficacy of a fish oil finishing strategy in Murray cod. Aquaculture Nutrition 15, 657–666.
  • Turchini, G. M., Torstensen, B. E., Ng, W. K., 2009. Fish oil replacement in finfish nutrition. Reviews in Aquaculture 1, 10-57.
  • De Silva, S. S., Nguyen, T. T. T., Turchini, G. M., Amarasinghe, U. S., Abery, N. W., 2009. Alien species in aquaculture and biodiversity: a paradox in food production. Ambio 38, 24–28.
  • Turchini, G. M., Quinn, G. P, Jones, P. L., Palmeri, G., Gooley, G., 2009. Traceability and discrimination amongst differently farmed fish: a case study on Australian Murray cod. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 57, 274–281.
  • Palmeri, G., Turchini, G. M., Marriott, P. J., Morrison, P., De Silva, S. S., 2009. Biometric, nutritional and sensory characteristics modification in farmed Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) during the purging process. Aquaculture 287, 354–360.
  • Turchini, G. M., Paolucci, M., 2010. Leptin and lipid metabolism in fish. In: Leptin in non-mammalian vertebrates. Edited by M. Paolucci. Transworld Research Network, Kerala, India. pp 151-172.
  • Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., 2009. Fatty acid metabolism (desaturation, elongation and β-oxidation) in rainbow trout fed fish oil- or linseed oil-based diets. British Journal of Nutrition 102, 69-81.
  • De Silva S. S., Turchini, G. M., 2009. Review on usage of fish, directly and indirectly, as feed ingredients and feeds in Asian- Pacific aquaculture. In: Fish as feed inputs for aquaculture. Practices, sustainability and implications. Edited by M. R .Hasan & M. Halwart. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper 518. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. pp 63-128.

2008

  • Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., De Silva, S. S., 2008. A whole body, in vivo, fatty acid balance method to quantify PUFA metabolism (desaturation, elongation and beta-oxidation). Lipids 43, 977-977.
  • Palmeri, G., Turchini, G. M., Keast, R., Marriott, P. J., Morrison, P. De Silva, S. S., 2008. Effects of starvation and water quality on the purging process of farmed Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 56, 9037-9045.
  • De Silva, S. S., Turchini, G. M., 2008. Towards understanding the impacts of the pet food industry on world fish and seafood supplies. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21, 459-467.
  • Caprino, F., Moretti, V. M., Bellagamba, F., Turchini, G. M., Busetto, M. L., Giani, I., Paleari, M. A., Pazzaglia, M., 2008. Fatty acid composition and volatile compounds of caviar from farmed white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) Analytica Chimica Acta 617, 139-147.
  • Turchini, G. M., De Silva, S. S., 2008. Bio-economical and ethical impacts of alien finfish culture in European inland waters. Aquaculture International 16, 243-272.
  • Palmeri, G., Turchini, G. M., Caprino, F., Keast, R., Moretti, V. M., De Silva, S. S., 2008. Biometric, nutritional and sensory changes in intensively farmed Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii, Mitchell) following different purging times. Food Chemistry 107, 1605-1615.

2007

  • Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Jones, P. L., De Silva, S. S., 2007. Growth performance, feed efficiency and fatty acid composition of juvenile Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii peelii, fed graded levels of canola and linseed oil. Aquaculture Nutrition 13, 335-350.
  • Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Jones, P. L., De Silva, S. S., 2007. Effects of fish oil substitution with a mix blend vegetable oil on nutrient digestibility in Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii peelii. Aquaculture 269, 447-455.
  • Ryan, S. G., Smith, B. K., Collins, R. O., Turchini, G. M., 2007. Evaluation of weaning strategies for intensively reared Australian freshwater fish, Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii peelii. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 38, 527-535.
  • Turchini, G. M., Moretti, V. M., Mentasti, T., Orban, E., Valfré, F., 2007. Effects of dietary lipid source on fillet chemical composition, flavour volatile compounds and sensory characteristics in the freshwater fish tench (Tinca tinca). Food Chemistry 102, 1144-1155.
  • Palmeri, G., Turchini, G. M., De Silva, S.S., 2007. Lipid characterisation and distribution in the fillet of the farmed Australian native fish, Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii). Food Chemistry 102, 796-807.
  • Francis, D. S., Turchini, G. M., Jones, P. L., De Silva, S. S., 2007. Dietary lipid source modulates in vivo fatty acid metabolism in the freshwater fish, Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii peelii). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 55, 1582-1591.
  • Turchini, G. M., Francis, D. S., De Silva, S. S., 2007. Finishing diets stimulate compensatory growth: results of a study on Murray cod, Maccullochella peelii peelii. Aquaculture Nutrition 13, 351-360.

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