Recent publications

A complete list of publications can be found at Google Scholar: Tim Dempster and Nick Robinson.

2019

Aquaculture-environment interactions

  1. Methods to prevent and treat biofouling in shellfish aquaculture. Sievers, M., Dempster, T., Keough, M.J., Fitridge, I. Aquaculture 

Parasite ecology and control

  1. Identifying ‘firebreaks’ to fragment dispersal networks of a marine parasite. Samsing, F., Johnsen, I., Treml, E.A., Dempster T. International Journal for Parasitology 
  2. Thermal delousing with cold water: Effects on salmon lice removal and salmon welfare. Overton K, Oppedal F, Stien LH, Moltumyr L, Wright DW, Dempster T. Aquaculture 

Fish welfare and production research

  1. Welfare, behaviour and feasibility of farming Atlantic salmon in submerged cages with weekly surface access to refill their swim bladders. Glaropoulos, A., Stien, L.H., Folkedal, O., Dempster, T., Oppedal, F. Aquaculture 

 

Aquaculture genetics

  1. Genetic parameter estimates for intermuscular bone in blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala) based on a microsatellite-based pedigree Xiong, X.M., Robinson, N.A., Zhou, J.J., Chen, Y.L., Wang, W., Wang, X.B., Gao Z.X. Aquaculture

 

2018

Aquaculture-environment interactions

  1. Aquaculture-derived trophic subsidy boots population of an ecosystem engineer. White, C.A., Bannister, R.J., Dworjanyn, S.A., Husa, V., Nichols, P.D., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture Environment Interactions.
  2. Barrens of gold: gonad conditioning of an overabundant sea urchin. Pert, C.G., Swearer, S.E, Dworjanyn, E., Kriegisch, N., Turchini, G., Francis, D., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture Environment Interactions.
  3. Limited evidence for differential reproductive fitness of wild Atlantic cod in two areas of high and low salmon farming density. Barrett, L.T., Swearer, S.E., Harboe, T., Karlsen, Ø., Meier, S., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture Environment Interactions.
  4. Impacts of marine and freshwater aquaculture on wildlife: a global meta-analysis. Barrett, L.T., Swearer S.E., Dempster T. Reviews in Aquaculture 

Parasite ecology and control

  1. Surface environment modification in Atlantic salmon sea-cages: effects on amoebic gill disease, salmon lice, growth and welfare. Wright, D.W., Geitung, L., Karlsbakk, E., Stien L.H., Dempster, T., Oldham, T., Nola, V., & Oppedal, F. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 
  2. Salmon lice treatments and salmon mortality in Norwegian aquaculture: a review. Overton K, Dempster T, Oppedal F, Kristiansen TS, Gismervik K, Stien LH. Reviews in Aquaculture 
  3. Repeated sublethal freshwater exposures reduce the amoebic gill disease parasite, Neoparamoeba perurans, on Atlantic salmon. Wright, D.W., Nowak, B., Oppedal, F., Crosbie, P., Stien, L.H., Dempster, T. Journal of Fish Diseases

Fish welfare and production research

  1. Recapturing escaped fish from marine aquaculture is largely unsuccessful: alternatives to reduce the number of escapees in the wild. Dempster, T., Arechavala-Lopez, P., Barrett, L.T., Fleming, I., Sanchez-Jerez, P., & Uglem, I. Reviews in Aquaculture
  2. Otolith mass marking techniques for aquaculture and restocking: benefits and limitations. Warren Myers, F., Dempster, T., & Swearer, S. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
  3. Cage size affects dissolved oxygen distribution in salmon aquaculture. Oldham, T., Oppedal, F., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture Environment Interactions
  4. Growth and welfare of submerged Atlantic salmon under continuous lighting. Sievers, M., Korsøen, Ø ., Dempster, T., Fjelldal, P.G., Kristiansen, T.S., Folkedal, O., Oppedal, F. Aquaculture Environment Interactions 
  5. Differential effects of internal tagging depending on depth treatment in Atlantic salmon: a cautionary tale for aquatic animal tag use. Wright, D.W., Stien, L.H., Demspter, T., Oppedal, F. Current Zoology

 

Aquaculture genetics

  1. Seascape genomics reveals adaptive divergence in a connected and commercially important mollusc, the greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata), along a longitudinal environmental gradient. Sandoval-Castillo J., Robinson N. A., Hart A., Strain L. & Beheregaray L. Molecular Ecology.

2017

Aquaculture-environment interactions

  1. Enriched stable isotope marking of hatchery trout via immersion: A method to monitor restocking success. Warren-Myers, F., Ingram, B.A., Dempster, T., & Swearer, S.E. Fisheries Research.
  2. To treat or not to treat: a quantitative review of the effect of biofouling and control methods in shellfish aquaculture to evaluate the necessity of removal. Sievers, M., Fitridge, I., Bui, S., & Dempster, T. Biofouling.
  3. Sea lice infestation levels decrease with deeper ‘snorkel’ barriers in Atlantic salmon sea‐cages. Oppedal, F., Samsing, F., Dempster, T., Wright, D.W., Bui, S., & Stien, L.H. Pest Management Science.
  4. Dispersal and assimilation of an aquaculture waste subsidy in a low productivity coastal environment. White, C.A., Nichols, P.D., Ross, D.J., & Dempster, T. Marine Pollution Bulletin.
  5. Consumption of aquaculture waste affects the fatty acid metabolism of a benthic invertebrate. White, C. A., Bannister, R. J., Dworjanyn, S.A., Husa, V., Nichols, P.D., Kutti, T., & Dempster, T. Science of The Total Environment

Parasite ecology and control

  1. Behaviour in Atlantic salmon confers protection against an ectoparasite. Bui, S., Oppedal, F., Samsing, F., & Dempster, T. Journal of Zoology.
  2. Susceptibility, behaviour, and retention of the parasitic salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) differ with Atlantic salmon population origin. Bui, S., Dalvin, S., Dempster, T., Skulstad, O.F., Edvardsen, R.B., Wargelius, A., & Oppedal, F. Journal of Fish Diseases.
  3. Free-living Neoparamoeba perurans depth distribution is mostly uniform in salmon cages, but reshaped by stratification and potentially extreme fish crowding. Wright, D.W., Nowak, B., Oppedal, F., Bridle, A., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture Environment Interactions.
  4. ‘Snorkel’ lice barrier technology reduced two co-occurring parasites, the salmon louse (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) and the amoebic gill disease causing agent (Neoparamoeba perurans), in commercial salmon sea-cages. Wright, D.W., Stien, L.H., Dempster, T., Vågseth, T., Nola, V., Fosseidengen, J.E., & Oppedal, F. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.
  5. Network analysis reveals strong seasonality in the dispersal of a marine parasite and identifies areas for coordinated management. Samsing, F., Johnsen, I., Dempster, T., Oppedal, F., & Treml, E.A. Landscape Ecology.
  6. Salmon lice evasion, susceptibility, retention, and development differ amongst host salmonid species. Bui, S., Halttunen, E., Mohn, A.M., Vågseth, T., & Oppedal, F. ICES Journal of Marine Science.
  7. The use and effects of hydrogen peroxide on salmon lice and post-smolt Atlantic salmon. Overton, K., Samsing, F., Oppedal, F., Dalvin, S., Stien, L.H., & Dempster, T. Aquaculture.
  8. Behaviour in the toolbox to outsmart parasites and improve fish welfare in aquaculture. Bui, S., Oppedal, F., Sievers, M., & Dempster, T. Reviews in Aquaculture.

 

Fish welfare and production research

  1. Lowering treatment temperature reduces salmon mortality: a new way to treat with hydrogen peroxide in aquaculture. Overton, K., Samsing, F., Oppedal, F., Stien, L.H., & Dempster, T. Pest Management Science.
  2. Rapid growth causes abnormal vaterite formation in farmed fish otoliths. Reimer, T., Dempster, T., Wargelius, A., Fjelldal, P. G., Hansen, T., Glover, K.A., & Swearer, S.E. Journal of Experimental Biology.
  3. Oxygen gradients affect behaviour of caged Atlantic salmon Salmo salar. Oldham, T., Dempster, T., Fosse, J.O., & Oppedal, F. Aquaculture Environment Interactions.
  4. Biomonitoring using tagged sentinel fish and acoustic telemetry in commercial salmon aquaculture: A feasibility study. Føre, M., Frank, K., Dempster, T., Alfredsen, J.A., & Høy, E. Aquacultural Engineering.
  5. Precision fish farming: A new framework to improve production in aquaculture. Føre, M., Frank, K., Norton, T., Svendsen, E., Alfredsen, J.A., Dempster, T., Eguiran, H., … & Schellewald, C. Biosystems engineering.

 

Aquaculture genetics

  1. Training the salmon’s genes: influence of aerobic exercise, swimming performance and selection on gene expression in Atlantic salmon. Robinson, N.A., Timmerhaus, G., Baranski, M., Andersen, Ø., Takle, H., & Krasnov, A. BMC genomics.
  2. Impacts of Early Life Stress on the Methylome and Transcriptome of Atlantic Salmon. Moghadam, H.K., Johnsen, H., Robinson, N., Andersen, Ø., Jørgensen, E.H., Johnsen, H.K., … & Tveiten, H. Scientific Reports.
  3. Estimation of genetic parameters for resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in blunt snout bream (Megalobrama). Xiong X., Chen Y., Liu L., Wang W., Robinson N.A. & Gao Z. Aquaculture.