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Prof Chris Austin

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Position

Head of School

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

c.austin@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68383, 95787

Publications

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2018

Finding Nemo: hybrid assembly with Oxford Nanopore and Illumina reads greatly improves the clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) genome assembly

M Tan, C Austin, M Hammer, Y Lee, L Croft, H Gan

(2018), Vol. 7, pp. 1-6, Gigascience, Oxford, Eng., C1

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More limbs on the tree: mitogenome characterisation and systematic position of 'living fossil' species Neoglyphea inopinata and Laurentaeglyphea neocaledonica (Decapoda : Glypheidea : Glypheidae)

M Tan, H Gan, G Dally, S Horner, P Rodríguez Moreno, S Rahman, C Austin

(2018), Vol. 32, pp. 448-456, Invertebrate systematics, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Order within the chaos: insights into phylogenetic relationships within the Anomura (Crustacea: Decapoda) from mitochondrial sequences and gene order rearrangements

Mun Tan, Han Gan, Yin Lee, Stuart Linton, Frederic Grandjean, Marlise Bartholomei-Santos, Adam Miller, Christopher Austin

(2018), Vol. 127, pp. 320-331, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Transcriptome-guided identification of carbohydrate active enzymes (CAZy) from the Christmas Island red crab, Gecarcoidea natalis and a vote for the Inclusion of transcriptome-derived crustacean CAZys in comparative studies

Han Gan, Christopher Austin, Stuart Linton

(2018), pp. 1-12, Marine biotechnology, New York, N.Y., C1

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2017

Purifying selection and genetic drift shaped Pleistocene evolution of the mitochondrial genome in an endangered Australian freshwater fish

A Pavlova, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin, D Gilligan, M Lintermans, P Sunnucks

(2017), Vol. 118, pp. 466-476, Heredity, London, Eng., C1-1

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Digging deeper: new gene order rearrangements and distinct patterns of codons usage in mitochondrial genomes among shrimps from the Axiidea, Gebiidea and Caridea (Crustacea: Decapoda)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, G Poore, C Austin

(2017), Vol. 5, pp. 1-23, PeerJ, London, Eng., C1

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Rapid recovery of nuclear and mitochondrial genes by genome skimming from Northern Hemisphere freshwater crayfish

F Grandjean, M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, T Kawai, R Distefano, M Blaha, A Roles, C Austin

(2017), Vol. 46, pp. 718-728, Zoologica scripta, London, Eng., C1

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De novo genome assembly and annotation of Australia's largest freshwater fish, the Murray cod (Maccullochella peelii), from Illumina and Nanopore sequencing read

C Austin, M Tan, K Harrisson, Y Lee, L Croft, P Sunnucks, A Pavlova, H Gan

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 1-6, Gigascience, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Signatures of polygenic adaptation associated with climate across the range of a threatened fish species with high genetic connectivity

K Harrisson, S Amish, A Pavlova, S Narum, M Telonis-Scott, M Rourke, J Lyon, Z Tonkin, D Gilligan, B Ingram, M Lintermans, H Gan, C Austin, G Luikart, P Sunnucks

(2017), pp. 1-43, Molecular ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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More evolution underground: accelerated mitochondrial substitution rate in Australian burrowing freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, M Schultz, P Horwitz, Q Burnham, C Austin

(2017), Vol. 118, pp. 88-98, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Nanopore long-read guided complete genome assembly of Hydrogenophaga intermedia, and genomic insights into 4-aminobenzenesulfonate, p-aminobenzoic acid and hydrogen metabolism in the genus Hydrogenophaga

H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, Frontiers in microbiology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Population mitogenomics provides insights into evolutionary history, source of invasions and diversifying selection in the House Crow (Corvus splendens).

U Krzemi?ska, H Morales, C Greening, Á Nyári, R Wilson, B Song, C Austin, P Sunnucks, A Pavlova, S Rahman

(2017), pp. 1-14, Heredity, London, Eng., C1

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iDNA at sea: recovery of whale shark (Rhincodon typus) mitochondrial DNA sequences from the whale shark copepod (Pandarus rhincodonicus) confirms global population structure

M Meekan, C Austin, M Tan, N Wei, A Miller, S Pierce, D Rowat, G Stevens, T Davies, A Ponzo, H Gan

(2017), Vol. 4, pp. 1-8, Frontiers in marine science, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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2016

Social structure and landscape genetics of the endemic New Caledonian ant Leptomyrmex pallens Emery, 1883 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Dolichoderinae), in the context of fire-induced rainforest fragmentation

M Berman, C Austin, C Burridge, A Miller

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 931-947, Conservation genetics, Berlin, Germany, C1

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First comprehensive multi-tissue transcriptome of Cherax quadricarinatus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) reveals unexpected diversity of endogenous cellulase

M Tan, H Gan, H Gan, Y Lee, L Croft, M Schultz, A Miller, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 185-200, Organisms diversity and evolution, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Pleistocene divergence across a mountain range and the influence of selection on mitogenome evolution in threatened Australian freshwater cod species

K Harrisson, A Pavlova, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin, P Sunnucks

(2016), Vol. 116, pp. 506-515, Heredity, London, Eng., C1-1

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Characterisation of 12 microsatellite loci in the Vietnamese commercial clam Lutraria rhynchaena Jonas 1844 (Heterodonta: Bivalvia: Mactridae) through next-generation sequencing

B Thai, M Tan, Y Lee, H Gan, T Tran, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 391-396, Molecular Biology Reports, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the endangered white-clawed freshwater crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes (Lereboullet, 1858) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Astacidae)

F Grandjean, M Tan, H Gan, H Gan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3329-3330, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Mitochondrial genomes of the jungle crow Corvus macrorhynchos (Passeriformes: Corvidae) from shed feathers and a phylogenetic analysis of genus Corvus using mitochondrial protein-coding genes

U Krzeminska, R Wilson, S Rahman, B Song, S Seneviratne, H Gan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 2668-2670, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the New Zealand freshwater crayfish Paranephrops planifrons White 1842 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

Y Lee, H Gan, M Tan, I Lys, R Page, B Dias Wanigasekera, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3333-3334, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the giant clam Tridacna squamosa (Heterodonta: Bivalvia: Tridacnidae)

H Gan, H Gan, M Tan, S Penny, R Willan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3220-3221, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the bluespotted ribbontail ray Taeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775) (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae)

C Austin, M Tan, L Croft, M Meekan, H Gan, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3205-3207, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Australian freshwater shrimp Paratya australiensis Kemp, 1917 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae)

H Gan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3157-3158, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the rock pool prawn Palaemon serenus (Heller, 1862) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae)

H Gan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3155-3156, Mitochondrial DNA part A, London, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the invasive spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus (Rafinesque, 1817) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Cambaridae)

H Gan, H Gan, Y Lee, F Grandjean, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3181-3183, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Norway lobster Nephrops norvegicus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Nephropidae)

H Gan, M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3179-3180, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the minute mudskipper, Periophthalmus minutus Eggert, 1935 (Perciformes: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae)

H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, M Hammer, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 4187-4188, Mitochondrial DNA part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the hermit crab Clibanarius infraspinatus (Hilgendorf, 1869), (Crustacea; Decapoda; Diogenidae) - a new gene order for the Decapoda

H Gan, H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 4099-4100, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the endangered freshwater crayfish Cherax tenuimanus (Smith 1912) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

C Austin, M Tan, H Gan, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 4176-4177, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the porcelain crab Petrolisthes haswelli Miers, 1884 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3983-3984, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of purple mottled shore crab Cyclograpsus granulosus H. Milne-Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsoidea)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3981-3982, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitochondrial genome of the bass yabby Trypaea australiensis Dana 1852, (Crustacea; Decapoda; Callianassidae) - a new gene order for the Decapoda

H Gan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 3985-3986, Mitochondrial DNA part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the river blackfish, Gadopsis marmoratus (Richardson, 1848) (Teleostei: Percichthyidae)

H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 2030-2031, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the soldier crab Mictyris longicarpus (Latreille, 1806) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Mictyridae)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 2121-2122, Mitochondrial DNA Part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the ghost crab Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Ocypodidae)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 2123-2124, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Morton Bay bug Thenus orientalis (Lund, 1793) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Scyllaridae) from a cooked sample and a new mitogenome order for the Decapoda

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1277-1278, Mitochondrial DNA part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Australian tadpole shrimp Triops australiensis (Spencer & Hall, 1895) (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Notostraca)

H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 2028-2029, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the moon crab Ashtoret lunaris (Forskal, 1775), (Crustacea; Decapoda; Matutidae)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1313-1314, Mitochondrial DNA part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the swimming crab Thalamita crenata (Rüppell, 1830) (Crustacea; Decapoda; Portunidae)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1275-1276, Mitochondrial DNA part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the stone crab Myomenippe fornasinii (Bianconi, 1851) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Menippidae)

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1374-1375, Mitochondrial DNA part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the cow tail ray Pastinachus atrus (Macleay, 1883) (Elasmobranchii; Myliobatiformes; Dasyatidae)

C Austin, M Tan, Y Lee, L Croft, M Meekan, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 1372-1373, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitochondrial genome of the invasive house crow Corvus splendens (Passeriformes: Corvidae)

U Krzeminska, R Wilson, S Rahman, B Song, H Gan, M Tan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 974-975, Mitochondrial DNA part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Australian spiny crayfish Euastacus yarraensis (McCoy, 1888) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Gan, M Tan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 929-930, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Murray Cod, Maccullochella peelii (Mitchell, 1838) (Teleostei: Percichthyidae)

C Austin, M Tan, Y Lee, L Croft, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 729-730, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the whale shark parasitic copepod Pandarus rhincodonicus norman, Newbound & Knott (Crustacea; Siphonostomatoida; Pandaridae) - a new gene order for the copepoda

C Austin, M Tan, Y Lee, L Croft, M Meekan, S Pierce, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 694-695, Mitochondrial DNA part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Australian crayfish Geocharax gracilis Clark 1936 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Gan, M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, M Schultz, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 826-827, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Macquarie perch, Macquaria australasica Cuvier, 1830 (Teleostei: Percichthyidae)

H Gan, M Tan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 383-384, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the red claw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus (Von Martens, 1868) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Gan, M Tan, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 385-386, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the Australian land crayfish Engaeus lyelli (Clark 1936) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Gan, M Tan, Y Lee, M Schultz, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 595-596, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of Cherax monticola (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae), a large highland crayfish from New Guinea

H Gan, M Tan, R Eprilurahman, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 337-338, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the marine bivalve Lutraria rhynchaena Jonas 1844 (Heterodonta: Bivalvia: Mactridae)

H Gan, M Tan, B Thai, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 335-336, Mitochondrial DNA part a, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the freshwater crayfish Cherax cainii (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

C Austin, M Tan, L Croft, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 126-127, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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The complete mitogenome of the crayfish Cherax glaber (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae)

C Austin, M Tan, L Croft, H Gan

(2016), Vol. 27, pp. 220-221, Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Molecular evidence for determination cryptic species of Indonesian swamp eel populations using denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE)

T Arisuryanti, N-W Wei, C Austin

(2016), Vol. 1744, pp. 020060-1-020060-6, ICBS 2015 : Towards the sustainable use of biodiversity in a changing environment: from basic to applied research : Proceedings of the International Conference on Biological Science, 2015, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, E1-1

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Genetic diversity of native and introduced populations of the invasive house crow (Corvus splendens) in Asia and Africa

U Krzemi?ska, R Wilson, B Song, S Seneviratne, S Akhteruzzaman, J Gruszczy?ska, W ?widerek, T Huy, C Austin, S Rahman

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 1867-1881, Biological invasions, Cham, Switzerland, C1-1

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2015

Whole genome sequencing of the Asian Arowana (Scleropages formosus) provides insights into the evolution of ray-finned fishes

C Austin, M Tan, L Croft, M Hammer, H Gan

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 2885-2895, Genome biology and evolution, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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Genome sequencing and annotation of Aeromonas sp. HZM

P Chua, Z Har, C Austin, C Yule, G Dykes, S Lee

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 38-39, Genomics data, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Genome sequencing and annotation of Cellulomonas sp. HZM

P Chua, Z Har, C Austin, C Yule, G Dykes, S Lee

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 40-41, Genomics data, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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The promise and peril of chemical probes

C Arrowsmith, J Audia, C Austin, J Baell, J Bennett, J Blagg, C Bountra, P Brennan, P Brown, M Bunnage, C Buser-Doepner, R Campbell, A Carter, P Cohen, R Copeland, B Cravatt, J Dahlin, D Dhanak, A Edwards, M Frederiksen

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 536-541, Nature chemical biology, London, Eng., C1-1

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MitoPhAST, a new automated mitogenomic phylogeny tool in the post-genomic era with a case study of 89 decapod mitogenomes including eight new freshwater crayfish mitogenomes

M Tan, H Gan, M Schultz, C Austin

(2015), Vol. 85, pp. 180-188, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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The interaction of fingermark deposits on metal surfaces and potential ways for visualisation

G Wightman, F Emery, C Austin, I Andersson, L Harcus, G Arju, C Steven

(2015), Vol. 249, pp. 241-254, Forensic science international, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2014

Characterisation of the complete mitochondrial genome and 13 microsatellite loci through next-generation sequencing for the New Caledonian spider-ant Leptomyrmex pallens

M Berman, C Austin, A Miller

(2014), Vol. 41, pp. 1179-1187, Molecular biology reports, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Draft genome sequence of Clostridium perfringens strain JJC, a highly efficient hydrogen producer isolated from landfill leachate sludge

Y Wong, J Juan, H Gan, C Austin

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 1-2, Genome announcements, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Draft genome sequence of Clostridium bifermentans strain WYM, a promising biohydrogen producer isolated from landfill leachate sludge

Y Wong, J Juan, H Gan, C Austin

(2014), Vol. 2, Genome announcements, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Draft genome sequence of Clostridium sp. Strain Ade.TY, a new biohydrogen- and biochemical-producing bacterium isolated from landfill leachate sludge

Y Wong, J Juan, A Ting, T Wu, H Gan, C Austin

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 1-2, Genome announcements, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Integrated shotgun sequencing and bioinformatics pipeline allows ultra-fast mitogenome recovery and confirms substantial gene rearrangements in Australian freshwater crayfishes

H Gan, M Schultz, C Austin

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-8, Genome biology and evolution, London, Eng., C1-1

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Land cover and land use change related to shrimp farming in coastal areas of Quang Ninh, Vietnam using remotely sensed data

T Bui, S Maier, C Austin

(2014), Vol. 72, pp. 441-455, Environmental earth sciences, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Restricted movements of juvenile rays in the lagoon of Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia - evidence for the existence of a nursery

F Cerutti-Pereyra, M Thums, C Austin, C Bradshaw, J Stevens, R Babcock, R Pillans, M Meekan

(2014), Vol. 97, pp. 371-383, Environmental biology of fishes, Dordrecht,, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2013

Assessment and monitoring of nutrient loading in the sediments of tidal creeks receiving shrimp farm effluent in Quang Ninh, Vietnam

T Bui, J Luong-Van, S Maier, C Austin

(2013), Vol. 185, pp. 8715-8731, Environmental monitoring and assessment, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Phylogeny and phylogeography of Mantophryne (Anura: Microhylidae) reveals cryptic diversity in New Guinea

L Oliver, E Rittmeyer, F Kraus, S Richards, C Austin

(2013), Vol. 67, pp. 600-607, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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The conservation status of the world's reptiles

M Böhm, B Collen, J Baillie, P Bowles, J Chanson, N Cox, G Hammerson, M Hoffmann, S Livingstone, M Ram, A Rhodin, S Stuart, P van Dijk, B Young, L Afuang, A Aghasyan, A García, C Aguilar, R Ajtic, C Austin

(2013), Vol. 157, pp. 372-385, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2012

Identification of rays through DNA barcoding: an application for ecologists

F Cerutti-Pereyra, M Meekan, N-W Wei, O O'Shea, C Bradshaw, C Austin

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-10, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1-1

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Impact of shrimp farm effluent on water quality in coastal areas of the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay

T Bui, J Luong-Van, C Austin

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 104-116, American journal of environmental sciences, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, C1-1

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2011

Why life history information matters: drought refuges and macroinvertebrate persistence in non-perennial streams subject to a drier climate

B Robson, E Chester, C Austin

(2011), Vol. 62, pp. 801-810, Marine and freshwater research, CLayton, Vic., C1-1

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Analysis of mitochondrial DNA clarifies the taxonomy and distribution of the Australian snubfin dolphin (Orcaella heinsohni) in northern Australian waters

C Palmer, S Murphy, D Thiele, G Parra, K Robertson, I Beasley, C Austin

(2011), Vol. 62, pp. 1303-1307, Marine and freshwater research, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

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2010

Population structure and life history characteristics of the freshwater crayfish Gramastacus insolitus and Geocharax falcata (Parastacidae) in the Grampians National Park, Australia

K Johnston, B Robson, C Austin

(2010), Vol. 17, pp. 245-253, Freshwater crayfish, United States, C1-1

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2009

Evolution underground: a molecular phylogenetic investigation of Australian burrowing freshwater crayfish (Decapoda: Parastacidae) with particular focus on Engaeus Erichson

M Schultz, S Smith, P Horwitz, A Richardson, K Crandall, C Austin

(2009), Vol. 50, pp. 580-598, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2008

Sea-level changes and palaeo-ranges: reconstruction of ancient shorelines and river drainages and the phylogeography of the Australian land crayfish Engaeus sericatus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae )

M Schultz, D Ierodiaconou, S Smith, P Horwitz, A Richardson, K Crandall, C Austin

(2008), Vol. 17, pp. 5291-5314, Molecular ecology, United Kingdom, C1

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Contrasting genetic structuring between colonies of the world's smallest penguin, Eudyptula minor (Aves: Spheniscidae)

R Overeem, A Peucker, C Austin, P Dann, C Burridge

(2008), Vol. 9, pp. 893-905, Conservation genetics, Delft, The Netherlands, C1

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Population structure and life history characteristics of euastacus bispinosus and cherax destructor (Parastacidae) in the Grampians National Park, Australia

K Johnston, B Robson, C Austin

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 165-173, Freshwater crayfish : a journal of astacology, Auburn, AL, C1-1

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Detection of QTL for growth rate in the blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach) using selective DNA pooling

M Baranski, M Rourke, S Loughnan, B Hayes, C Austin, N Robinson

(2008), Vol. 39, pp. 606-614, Animal genetics, London, Eng., C1-1

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Fossil evidence in Australia for oldest known freshwater crayfish of Gondwana

A Martin, T Rich, G Poore, M Schultz, C Austin, L Kool, P Vickers-Rich

(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 287-296, Gondwana research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Identification of hairy, smooth and hybrid marron (decapoda: parastacidae) in the Margaret River: morphology and allozymes

J Bunn, A Koenders, C Austin, P Horwitz

(2008), Vol. 16, pp. 113-121, Freshwater crayfish, United States, C1-1

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2006

The molecular systematics of Leiopotherapon unicolor (Günther, 1859): testing for cryptic speciation in Australia's most widespread freshwater fish

B Bostock, M Adams, L Laurenson, C Austin

(2006), Vol. 87, pp. 537-552, Biological journal of the linnean society, London, England, C1

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The complete mitochondrial genome of the mantid shrimp Harpiosquilla harpax, and a phylogenetic investigation of the Decapoda using mitochondrial sequences

A Miller, C Austin

(2006), Vol. 38, pp. 565-574, Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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A microsatellite linkage map of the blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra

M Baranski, S Loughnan, C Austin, N Robinson

(2006), Vol. 37, pp. 563-570, Animal genetics, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

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Genetic diversity of common carp in Vietnam using direct sequencing and SSCP analysis of the mitochondrial DNA control region

B Thai, T Pham, C Austin

(2006), Vol. 258, pp. 228-240, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2005

Using mitochondrial nucleotide sequences to investigate diversity and genealogical relationships within common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.)

B Thai, C Burridge, T Pham, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 36, pp. 23-28, Animal genetics, Oxford, England, C1

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Complete mitochondrial DNA sequences of the decapod crustaceans pseudocarcinus gigas (Menippidae) and macrobrachium rosenbergii (Palaemonidae)

A Miller, N Murphy, C Burridge, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 7, pp. 339-349, Marine biotechnology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Phylogeny of the Australian freshwater crayfish Cherax destructor-complex (Decapoda:Parastacidae) inferred from four mitochondrial gene regions

T Nguyen, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 19, pp. 209-216, Invertebrate systematics, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Phylogenetic relationships of the globally distributed freshwater prawn genus Macrobrachium (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae): biogeography, taxonomy, and the convergent evolution of abbreviated larval development

N Murphy, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 34, pp. 187-197, Zoologica scripta, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Population genetic studies on Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor (Crustacea: Parastacidae) using allozyme and RAPD markers

T Nguyen, C Burridge, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 18, pp. 55-64, Aquatic living resources, Les Ulis, France, C1

journal

Biodegradation of pyrene and phenanthrene in soil using immobilized fungi fusarium sp.

P Li, H Li, F Stagnitti, X Wang, H Zhang, Z Gong, W Liu, X Xiong, L Li, C Austin, D Barry

(2005), Vol. 75, pp. 443-450, Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

Degradation of phenanthrene and pyrene in soil slurry reactors with immobilized bacteria Zoogloea sp.

P Li, X Wang, F Stagnitti, L Li, Z Gong, H Zhang, X Xiong, C Austin

(2005), Vol. 22, pp. 390-399, Environmental engineering science, New Rochelle, N.Y., C1

journal
2004

Allozyme diversity in Australian rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss

L Farrington, C Austin, C Burridge, G Gooley, B Ingram, B Talbot

(2004), Vol. 11, pp. 97-106, Fisheries management and ecology, London, England, C1

journal

Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae): a novel gene order revealed

A Miller, T Nguyen, C Burridge, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 331, pp. 65-72, Gene, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Stepping stone gene flow in an estuarine-dwelling sparid from south-east Australia

C Burridge, A Hurt, L Farrington, P Coutin, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 64, pp. 805-819, Journal of fish biology, London, England, C1

journal

Molecular phylogeny and zoogeography of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in Australia

D Munasinghe, C Burridge, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 81, pp. 553-563, Biological journal of the Linnean society, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Phylogeography of the widespread Australian freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium australiense (Decapoda, Palaemonidae)

N Murphy, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 31, pp. 1065-1072, Journal of biogeography, Chichester, England, C1

journal

Multiple origins of the endemic Australian Macrobrachium (Descapoda: Palaemonidae) based on 16S rRNA mitochondrial sequences

N Murphy, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 52, pp. 549-559, Australian journal of zoology, Australia, C1

journal

Inheritance of molecular markers and sex in the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark

T Nguyen, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 35, pp. 1328-1338, Aquaculture research, Hoboken, NJ, C1

journal

The systematics of freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda : Parastacidae) in eastern Australia re-examined using nucleotide sequences from 12S rRNA and 16S rRNA genes

D Munasinghe, C Burridge, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 215-225, Invertebrate systematics, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Re-examination of the taxonomy of the macrobrachium australiense holthuis (Decapoda: Palaemonidae) species-complex: molecular evidence for a single species

N Murphy, J Short, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 18, pp. 227-232, Invertebrate systematics, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Mitochondrial 12S rRNA sequences support the existence of a third species of freshwater blackfish (Percicthyidae: Gadopsis) from south-eastern Australia

A Miller, G Waggy, S Ryan, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 61, pp. 121-127, Memoirs of Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Phylogeography of the freshwater crayfish Cherax destructor Clark (parastacidae) in inland Australia: historical fragmentation and recent range expansion

T Nguyen, C Austin, M Meewan, M Schultz, D Jerry

(2004), Vol. 83, pp. 539-550, Biological journal of the Linnean Society, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Allozyme variation and taxonomy of the river blackfish, Gadopsis marmoratus Richardson, in western Victoria

S Ryan, A Miller, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 116, pp. 191-199, Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

journal
2003

Molecular taxonomy and phylogenetics of some species of Australian palaemonid shrimps

N Murphy, C Austin

(2003), Vol. 23, pp. 169-177, Journal of crustacean biology, Lawrence, Kan., C1

journal

Low allozyme variation in snapper, Pagrus auratus, in Victoria, Australia

L Meggs, C Austin, P Coutin

(2003), Vol. 10, pp. 155-162, Fisheries management and ecology, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Utility of mitochondrial DNA sequences from four gene regions for systematic studies of Australian freshwater crayfish of the Genus Cherax (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

H Munasinghe, N Murphy, C Austin

(2003), Vol. 23, pp. 402-417, Journal of crustacean biology, Washington, DC, C1

journal

The taxonomy and phylogeny of the Cherax destructor complex (Decapoda : Parastacidae) examined using mitochondrial 16S sequences

C Austin, T Nguyen, M Meewan, D Jerry

(2003), Vol. 51, pp. 99-110, Australian journal of zoology, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal
2002

Comparison of brood size and juvenile weight between a blue strain and normal-coloured strains of the Australian freshwater crayfish Cherax Destructor Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

K Truong, M Meewan, C Austin

(2002), Vol. 22, pp. 538-542, Journal of crustacean biology, Washington D.C., C1

journal

Amplification of multiple copies of mitochondrial Cytochrome b gene fragments in the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark (Parastacidae: Decapoda)

T Nguyen, N Murphy, C Austin

(2002), Vol. 33, pp. 304-308, Animal genetics, Oxford, England, C1

journal

A preliminary study of 16S rRNA sequence variation in Australia Macrobrachium shrimps (Palaemonidae: Decapoda) reveals inconsistencies in their current classification

N Murphy, C Austin

(2002), Vol. 16, pp. 697-701, Invertebrate systematics, Collingwood, Vic., C1

journal

Allozyme evidence for a new species of freshwater crayfish of the genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda : Parastacidae) from the south-west of Western Australia

C Austin, S Ryan

(2002), Vol. 16, pp. 357-367, Invertebrate systematics, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal

Genetic diversity and translocation in the marron, Cherax tenuimanus (Smith): implications for management and conservation

T Nguyen, M Meewan, S Ryan, C Austin

(2002), Vol. 9, pp. 163-173, Fisheries management and ecology, London, England, C1

journal
2000

Allozyme variation and stock structure in the black bream, Acanthopagrus butcheri (Munro) (Sparidae) in southern Australia: implications for fisheries management, aquaculture and taxonomic relationship with Acanthopagrus australis (Günther)

L Farrington, C Austin, P Coutin

(2000), Vol. 7, pp. 265-279, Fisheries management and ecology, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal
1999

Phylogenetic relationships among the Australian and New Zealand genera of freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

K Crandall, J Fetzner, Jr, S Lawler, M Kinnersley, C Austin

(1999), Vol. 47, pp. 199-214, Australian journal of zoology, Collingwood, Vic., C1-1

journal

Combined effects of shelter and density on the growth and survival of juveniles of the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark, part 2

G Verhoef, C Austin

(1999), Vol. 170, pp. 49-57, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

A preliminary study of primary sex ratios in the freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark

C Austin, M Meewan

(1999), Vol. 174, pp. 43-50, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Combined effects of temperature and density on the growth and survival of juveniles of the Australian freshwater crayfish, Cherax destructor Clark, part 1

G Verhoef, C Austin

(1999), Vol. 170, pp. 37-47, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1998

Habitat related variations in fatty acids of catadromous Galaxias maculatus

S De Silva, R Gunasekera, C Austin, G Allinson

(1998), Vol. 11, pp. 379-385, Aquatic living resources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

DESTA: a software tool for selecting sites for new aquaculture facilities

F Stagnitti, C Austin

(1998), Vol. 18, pp. 79-93, Aquacultural engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

A comparison of natural and artificial diets for juveniles of the Australian freshwater crayfish Cherax destructor

G Verhoef, P Jones, C Austin

(1998), Vol. 29, pp. 243-248, Journal of the world aquaculture society, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Intraspecific variation in clutch and brood size and rate of development in the yabby, Cherax destructor (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

C Austin

(1998), Vol. 167, pp. 147-159, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

A comparison of clutch and brood size in the Red Claw, Cherax quadricarinatus (von Martens) and the yabby, C. destructor Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae)

C Austin

(1998), Vol. 167, pp. 135-145, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1997

Changes in the fatty acid profile of the Australian shortfin eel in relation to development

S Desilva, R Gunasekera, R Collins, B Ingram, C Austin

(1997), Vol. 50, pp. 992-998, Journal of fish biology, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Changes in the fatty acid profiles of hybrid red tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus x O. niloticus, subjected to short-term starvation, and a comparison with changes in seawater raised fish

S Desilva, R Gunasekera, C Austin

(1997), Vol. 153, pp. 273-290, Aquaculture, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1996

Systematics of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in northern and eastern Australia: electrophoretic and morphological variation

C Austin

(1996), Vol. 44, pp. 259-296, Australian journal of zoology, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal

Systematics of the freshwater crayfish genus Cherax Erichson (Decapoda: Parastacidae) in south-western Australia: electrophoretic, morphological and habitat variation

C Austin, B Knott

(1996), Vol. 44, pp. 223-258, Australian journal of zoology, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

journal
1995

A conceptual production model for freshwater crayfish pond culture incorporating detrital forage

B Mitchell, T Anderson, S De Silva, R Collins, J Chavez, P Jones, C Austin

(1995), Vol. 26, pp. 117-127, Aquaculture research, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal

Growth and survival of juvenile Cherax albidus Clark cultured intensively on natural and formulated diets.

P Jones, C Austin, B Mitchell

(1995), Vol. 10, pp. 480-493, Freshwater crayfish, C1

journal
1994

Multi?level refuge utilization by the freshwater crayfish Cherax destructor Clark (Decapoda:Parastacidae): a potential harvest and sampling technique

B Mitchell, R Collins, C Austin

(1994), Vol. 25, pp. 557-562, Aquaculture research, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

EWA required to sustain macroinvertebrate species in ephemeral streams

A/Prof Belinda Robson, Prof Chris Austin

  • 2009: $20,982
  • 2008: $10,000
  • 2007: $86,342
  • 2006: $224,785

Industry and Other Funding

Animal Genomics

Prof Chris Austin, Prof Fred Grandjean

  • 2018: $15,035
  • 2017: $14,882

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2005

Adam David Miller

Thesis entitled: Crustacean Mitogenomics and Arthropod Systematics

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2004

Nicholas Paul Murphy

Thesis entitled: Molecular Systematic Studies of Freshwater Prawns of the Genus Macrobrachium

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Thi Nguyen

Thesis entitled: Molecular Genetic Studies of the Yabby, Cherax destructor Clark

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2003

Dona Hemali Nandana Munasinghe

Thesis entitled: Molecular Systematic Studies of Freshwater Crayfish of the genus Cherax

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Lachlan Farrington

Thesis entitled: Genetic Diversity of Brown and Rainbow Trout in Australia

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2000

Maliwan Meewan

Thesis entitled: Genetic Studies on Cherax Destructor Clark in Relation to Aquaculture

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Tuty Arisuryanti

Thesis entitled: Molecular Genetic Variation in Galaxias maculatus (Osteichthys: Galaxiidae)

Master of Science (Ecology & Environment), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2008

Andrew Levings

Thesis entitled: A Life History Model for the Giant Crab Pseudocarcinus gigas

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences