Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Sustainable Onshore Lobster Aquaculture
Professor Greg Smith

Dr Tomer Ventura

Chief Investigator

Bio

Dr Tomer Ventura leads the molecular genetics component of the research. His research is dedicated to better understanding the molecular mechanism underlying crustacean masculinity and metamorphosis. He pioneered the first application of single gene silencing in aquaculture to induce fully functional sex change in crustaceans. This has wide application for practicing monosex population culture through optimisation of gender characteristics.
Dr Ventura's team contributes to CrustyBase.org, a community database for crustacean transcriptome data.

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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.
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