Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture

Meet the Team

The Research Hub is a collaboration of people from various backgrounds all working together on a shared outcome

Our Academic Team

Prof Greg Smith
Research Hub Director
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
A/Prof Quinn Fitzgibbon
Chief Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Dr Tomer Ventura
Chief Investigator
University of Sunshine Coast
Prof Chris Carter
Chief Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Prof Catriona Hurd
Chief Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Prof Melanie Bryant
Chief Investigator
University of Tasmania
A/Prof Julia Blanchard
Chief Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
A/Prof Vaughan Higgins
Chief Investigator
University of Tasmania
A/Prof Andrew Bridle
Chief Investigator
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
A/Prof Alan Henderson
Chief Investigator
University of Tasmania
Prof Andrew Jeffs
Partner Investigator
University of Auckland
Dr Basseer Codabaccus
Research Fellow (Nutrition)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Dr Andrew Trotter
Research Fellow (Aquaculture Systems)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Dr Dean Giosio
Research Fellow (Mechanical Engineering)
University of Tasmania
Dr Gauri Laud
Lecturer in Marketing
University of Tasmania
Dr Rajesh Rajaguru
Lecturer in Marketing
University of Tasmania
Dr Lin Yang
Lecturer in Marketing
University of Tasmania
Dr Susan Glendinning
Research Fellow
University of Sunshine Coast

Our Industry Partners

Scott Parkinson
Partner Investigator
Ornatas
Martin Rees
Partner Investigator
Ornatas
Robert Inches
Partner Investigator
PFG Group
Dr Jennifer Blair
Ornatas R&D Manager
Ornatas
Anna Overweter
Ornatas Hatchery Manager
Ornatas

Our Professional & Technical Team

Mathew Allen
Technical Officer (Juveniles Supervisor)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Karen Brown
Technical Officer (Hatchery)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Bryan Choa
Senior Technical Officer (Nutrition)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Molly Christensen
Senior Technical Officer (Facility Operations)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Melanie Constance
Research Hub Business Manager
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Nigel Coombes
Senior Technical Officer (Systems)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Jose Garcia
Technical Officer (Juveniles)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Ross Goldsmid
Technical Officer (Weekend Supervisor)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Charlotte Levi
Technical Officer (Juveniles & Algal Remediation)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Larnie Linton
Technical Officer (Broodstock)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Simon Neil
Technical Officer (Juvenile Nutrition)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Robert Perry
Technical Officer (Weekend)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Kate Picone
Technical Officer (Nutrition and Health)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Marnie Redhead
Technical Officer (Hatchery Supervisor)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Craig Thomas
Senior Technical Officer (Broodstock)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Laurel Trebilco
Project Administration Officer
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Karen Watson
Technical Officer (Live Feeds)
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

Our Postgraduate Students

Thomas Banks
PhD Student
University of Sunshine Coast
Tara Kelly
PhD Student
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Michael Landman
PhD Student
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Charles Sutherland
PhD Student
University of Tasmania
Jaime Willis
PhD Student
University of Auckland
Andrea Wirtz
PhD Student
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies
Courtney Lewis
PhD Student
University of Sunshine Coast
Incheol Jang
MSc Student
University of Auckland
Kwame Ntim Sekyere
PhD Student
University of Tasmania
Sasha O'Toole
Honours Student
University of Sunshine Coast
Sustainable Onshore Lobster AquacultureSustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
The ARC Research Hub for Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture is funded by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council Industrial Transformation Research Program. 

For more information about the Research Hub please contact us at Lobster.Aquaculture@utas.edu.au or phone +61 3 6226 8268.
Australian Research CouncilInstitute of Marine and Antarctic StudiesUniversity of TasmaniaOrnatasUniversity of Sunshine CoastPFG GroupUniversity of New Zealand
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