Section Editors

Section Board for 'Aquatic Animals' (58)

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Dr. Kenji Saitoh
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shinhama, Shiogama 985-0001, Japan
Interests: Fisheries; aquaculture; ichthyology; vertebrate biology; genetic analysis of biodiversity; molecular genetics and genomics; molecular phylogeny; cytogenetics; mitochondrial genomics; aquatic ecology; freshwater environment restoration
Dr. Pedro Miguel Guerreiro
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CCMAR - Centre for Marine Sciences, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
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Dr. Marc Girondot
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Laboratoire Écologie, Systématique, Évolution, AgroParisTech, CNRS, Université Paris Saclay, 91405 Orsay, France
Interests: Reptiles; Marine turtles; Ecology; Ecophysiology; Sex determination; Ecotoxicology; Statistics; Population dynamics; Evolution; Phylogeny
Dr. Francesca Maradonna
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Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche snc, 60131 Ancona, Italy
Interests: endocrine disruptors; reproduction; lipid metabolism; teleost; pollutants; immune system; detoxification; zebrafish; probiotics
Dr. Paolo Merella
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: morphology and systematics of fish parasites; impact and treatment of parasites in farmed fish; parasites as tags; fishborne zoonoses; invasive marine species
Prof. Dr. Rosaria Laurà
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Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, 98122 Messina, Italy
Interests: electron microscopy; immunohistochemistry; zebrafish; sensory organs; metabolic desorders
Dr. Sofia Engrola
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Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), Faro, Portugal
Interests: aquaculture; nutrition; growth; protein metabolism; feeding strategies
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Prof. Dr. Helmut Segner
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Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, University of Bern, Länggassstrasse 122, 3001 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: environment/pollution/water quality effect on fish; fish disease; fish immunity; fish pathology; fish physiology; fish welfare; in vitro alternatives
Dr. Montse Pérez
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Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Centro Oceanográfico de Vigo, Madrid, Spain
Interests: aquaculture; genetics; parentage; traceability; molecular identification; Taxonomy; gene expression
Dr. Evaristo L. Mañanós
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Institute of Aquaculture of Torre de la Sal, CSIC, Castellón, Spain
Interests: Aquaculture; fish reproduction; reproductive endocrinology of fish; gonad development; spawning induction; environment and fish reproduction
Dr. Víctor Gallego
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Aquaculture and Biodiversity Group, Institute of Animal Science and Technology (ICTA), Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Aquaculture; Marine Biology; Cryobiology; Gamete quality; Reproductive biology; Fish
Dr. Amal Kumar Biswas
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Aquaculture Research Institute, Kindai University, Higashiosaka, Japan
Interests: Reproductive biology; Fish metabolism; Nutritional physiology; Aquaculture; Fish nutrition
Dr. David Sánchez Peñaranda
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Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Agronómica y del Medio Natural, Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: animal and fish reproduction; aquaculture nutrition; embryo and gamete quality
Dr. Boglione Clara
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Laboratorio di Ecologia Sperimentale ed Acquacoltura, Dipartimento di Biologia, "Tor Vergata" University, Rome, Italy
Interests: fish biology; fish ontogenesis; anomalous development
Dr. Øivind Bergh
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Department of Oceanography and Climate, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
Interests: Disease transmission in aquatic environments; Health of aquatic animals; Aquaculture-environment interactions; Marine Spatial Planning
Dr. Monica Caffara
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Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: morphological and molecular studies on Trematoda of the family Clinostomidae; fishborne zoonotic parasites with particular reference to the molecular identifications; cryptosporidiosis and microsporidiosis in farmed fish;
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Dr. Marco. Dadda
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Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italy
Interests: lateralization; fish; cognition; asymmetry, side bias
Dr. Yannis Kotzamanis
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Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Athens, Greece
Interests: Fish nutrition; fish diets; fish requirements; alternative ingredients; amino acids; fatty acids; vitamins; minerals
Dr. Paolo de Girolamo
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Dept Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
Interests: anatomy; teleost fish; neuropeptides; central and peripheral nervous system; animal models
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Prof. Dr. Zissis Mamuris
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Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
Interests: population genetics; biodiversity; evolution; molecular markers; animal genomics
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Dr. Michele Deflorio
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Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro
Interests: reproduction, spawning induction, broodstock management, antioxidant, shelf-life
Dr. Silvia Martínez-Llorens
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Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Aquaculture nutrition; Fishmeal substitution and new ingredients for fish diets; Intestinal Fish health; Shrimp nutrition and production; Fillet fish quality; Recirculation in aquaculture sys
Dr. Enric. Gisbert
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IRTA-SRC, Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spain
Interests: nutrition; Development; histology; fish larvae; digestive system
Assoc. Prof. Francesco Fazio
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Interests: Aquatic Physiology; Blood parameters fish; blood biomarkers and pollution in fish; athletic horse and blood parameters
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Dr. Zoltan M. Varga
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Zebrafish International Resource Center, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, USA
Interests: Egg; Sperm; Fertilization, Embryology; Genetics; Zebrafish (Danio rerio); Fish; Biomedical research; cryopreservation; cryobanking; (aquatic) animal husbandry; animal welfare in research
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Prof. Maria José Caballero
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Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Interests: veterinary pathology / fish pathology / histopathology / gross pathology / anatomy and histology / immuno-histochemistry / electron microscope / confocal microscope / biochemical analysis / gene exp
Prof. Dr. Ana M. González-Tizón
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Dpto. de Biologı´a, Facultad de Ciencias, Centro de Investigaciones Cientı´ficas Avazadas, Universidade da Coruña, A Coruña, Spain
Interests: cytogenetics; chromosomes; conservation; crustacean; molluscs
Prof. Dr. Manuel Yúfera
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Instituto de Ciencias Marinas de Andalucía (ICMAN-CSIC), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 11519 Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain
Interests: Fish; Aquaculture; Feeding physiology; Gastrointestinal functionality; Larval fish ontogeny
Dr. Daniela Bertotto
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Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science (BCA), University of Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Legnaro, Padova, Italy
Interests: fish reproduction and gamete quality in aquaculture; fish and animal welfare in rearing and natural systems; stress indicators
Dr. Maria Elena Miletto Petrazzini

School of Biological and Chemical Science, Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
Interests: brain lateralization; animal behaviour; comparative cognition; fish
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Dr. Francisco A. Guardiola
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Fish Innate Immune System Group, Department of Cell Biology and Histology, Faculty of Biology, Campus Regional de Excelencia Internacional “Campus Mare Nostrum”, University of Murcia, 30100, Murcia, Spain
Interests: Fish immunology; Cell Culture; Innate and mucosal immunity; Cell and molecular biology; Inflammation; Host/pathogens interactions; Aquaculture
Dr. Alessia Giannetto
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Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences. University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno d’Alcontres, 31, 98166 Messina, Italy
Interests: insect meal; food waste bioconversion by insects; alternative nutritional sources; fish nutrition; fish welfare; aquaculture; environmental toxicology; oxidative stress; cell and molecular biology
Prof. Dr. António Paulo Carvalho
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Department of Biology - Faculty of Sciences / Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research (CIIMAR), University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: fish nutrition and feeding; fish physiology; larval fish rearing; aquaculture; aquatic ecotoxicology
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Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Radaelli
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Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science, University of Padova, Italy
Interests: fish welfare; fish skeletal muscle; fish neuroendocrine system; immunohistochemistry; western blot; in situ hybridization
Prof. Dr. Ike Olivotto
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Department of sea science, University Polytechnic of Marche, via Brecce Bianche, 60100 Ancona, Italy
Interests: alternative protein sources; fish reproduction; fish physiology; insect meal; fish nutrition
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Dr. Abdul Shakoor Chaudhry
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Newcastle University, United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Interests: Sustainable Feeds & Food Quality; Non Invasive Methods; Climate Change; Ruminants, Poultry & Fish ; Water Pollution & Aquatic Life; Global Collaboration & Training
Prof. Dr. Valentina Meucci
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Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: analytical methods; mycotoxins; animal; shellfish; fish; veterinary drugs; environmental toxicology
Dr. Kriton Grigorakis
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Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology & Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Agios 9 Kosmas Hellinikon, 16777, Athens, Greece
Interests: aquaculture; food science; agricultural philosophy
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Prof. Dr. Luciano Bani
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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
Interests: conservation biology (amphibians; birds; butterflies; distribution modeling; dragonflies and damselflies; fish; fragmentation and ecological networks; freshwater ecosystems; invertebrates; landscape genetics; mammals; metapopulation; reptiles; surveys and monitoring; terrestrial ecosystems; vertebrates; wildlife and climate change)
Dr. Jorge Galindo-Villegas
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Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord University, 8049 Bodø, Norway
Interests: immunology; innate and mucosal immunity; genomics; cell and molecular biology; biotechnology; nutrition; aquaculture; host-microbe interactions; zebrafish
Dr. Elena Chaves-Pozo
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Oceanographic center of Murcia, Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), Carretera de la Azohía s/n, 30860, Puerto de Mazarrón, Spain
Interests: immune-reproductive responses; marine fish; viral transmission through the gonad; endocrine disruption
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Prof. Anna Di Cosmo
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Department of Biology, University of Naples Federico II, Via Cinthia, 80126 Naples, Italy
Interests: marine biodiversity; cephalopods; neuroetology; animal behavior; chemical communication; adult neurogenesis
Dr. Radosław Kowalski
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Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Olsztyn, Poland
Interests: aquatic species gamete preservation; aquatic animal reproduction; gametes quality in aquatic species
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Prof. Dr. Robert L. Wallace
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Department of Biology, Ripon College, 300 Seward Street, PO Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971, USA
Interests: phylum Rotifera; freshwater zooplankton; invertebrate zoology; limnology; ecology; aquatic systems of aridlands; carnivorous plants
Prof. Dr. Jorge Barros-Velázquez
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Departamento de Química Analítica, Nutrición y Bromatología, Area de Tecnología de los 14 Alimentos, Facultad de Veterinaria, Campus Lugo, 27002. Universidad de Santiago de
Interests: animal foods; seafood microbiology; lactic acid bacteria; probiotics; species authentication; fish quality and safety; biopreservation; protective cultures
Prof. Ian Mayer
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Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, N-0033 Oslo, Norway
Interests: fish reproductive physiology/endocrinology; aquaculture; fish welfare; aquatic toxicology
Prof. Dr. Francisco J. Moyano
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Departamento de Biología y Geología, Facultad de Ciencias, Campus de Excelencia Internacional del Mar (CEI-MAR), Universidad de Almería, La Cañada de San Urbano, 04120 Almería, Spain
Interests: nutrition; digestion; digestive enzymes; feed ingredients
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Prof. Dr. Caterina Faggio
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Department of Chemical, Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences University of Messina, 98166 S.Agata-Messina, Italy
Interests: biomarkers; environmental pollution; cytotoxicity; mussel; fish
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Prof. Dr. Vittorio Maria Moretti
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Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety, University of Milan, Via Trentacoste 2, 20134, Milan, Italy
Interests: fish and seafood quality and authenticity; aquaculture; fatty acids; nutrition and feeding; sturgeons
Prof. Dr. Reinhold J. Hutz
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Department of Biological Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53201, USA
Interests: reproductive biology; endocrinology; toxicology; dioxins; environmental endocrine disruptors; nanoparticles; ovary
Prof. Dr. Marina Paolucci
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Department of Science and Technology, Università degli Studi del Sannio, 82100 Benevento, Italy
Interests: animal nutrition; feed manufacturing; animal product shelf-life; bioactive molecules; biopolymers
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Prof. Dr. Charles Griffiths
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Marine Biology Research Centre, Zoology Department, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
Interests: marine systematics and biodiversity; marine invasive species; intertidal ecology
Prof. Dr. Christopher Hoagstrom
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Department of Zoology, Weber State University, 2505 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408, USA
Interests: fish ecology; community ecology; conservation, and biogeography as well as general animal biology (zoology)
Dr. Jerry L. Kaster
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Great Lakes Water Institute, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 600 E. Greenfield Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204, USA
Interests: invertebrate biology with an emphasis in function and evolution; invertebrate benthic ecology
Dr. Gareth Pearce
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Animal Health and Welfare Group, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK
Interests: animal health; animal welfare; farm animals; aquatic animals; social networks; sensor technology
Dr. Bahram Sayyaf Dezfuli
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Depatment of Life Sciences & Biotecnology, University of Ferrara, Via L. Borsari, 46, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: fish helminths; fish parasitic diseases; fish histology and histopatholoy; fish immunology
Dr. Miquel Planas Oliver
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CSIC - Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (IIM), Vigo, Spain
Interests: Syngnathidae; fish; rearing; aquaculture; biology; ecology; stable isotopes; food web
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Dr. Anne Marie Power
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Department of Zoology, National University of Ireland, H91 CF50 Galway, Ireland
Interests: climate change impacts on rocky shores; zooplankton dynamics; fisheries and habitat suitability mapping; fish reproductive physiology
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