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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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2019

Two reads to rule them all: nanopore long read-guided assembly of the iconic Christmas Island red crab, Gecarcoidea natalis (Pocock, 1888), mitochondrial genome and the challenges of AT-rich mitogenomes

Han Gan, Stuart Linton, Christopher Austin

(2019), Vol. 45, pp. 64-71, Marine genomics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Nanopore sequencing and complete assembly of the European lobster (Homarus gammarus) mitogenome uncovers the missing nad2 and a new major gene cluster duplication.

Han Gan, Frederic Grandjean, Tom Jenkins, Christopher Austin

(2019), Vol. 20, BMC genomics, London, Eng., C1

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Whole-genome sequencing and characterization of an antibiotic resistant Neisseria meningitidis B isolate from a military unit in Vietnam

Thach Tran, Trang Le, Long Trieu, Christopher Austin, Dong Van Quyen, Huong Nguyen

(2019), Vol. 18, pp. 1-9, Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials, London, Eng., C1

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Comparative mitogenomics of the Decapoda reveals evolutionary heterogeneity in architecture and composition

M Tan, H Gan, Y Lee, H Bracken-Grissom, T Chan, A Miller, C Austin

(2019), Vol. 9, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Genomic evidence of neo-sex chromosomes in the eastern yellow robin

Han Gan, Stephanie Falk, Hernn Morales, Christopher Austin, Paul Sunnucks, Alexandra Pavlova

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, GigaScience, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Best foot forward: Nanopore long reads, hybrid meta-assembly, and haplotig purging optimizes the first genome assembly for the Southern Hemisphere Blacklip Abalone (Haliotis rubra)

Han Gan, Mun Tan, Christopher Austin, Craig Sherman, Yen Wong, Jan Strugnell, Mark Gervis, Luke McPherson, Adam Miller

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 1-7, Frontiers in Genetics, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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Genomic characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus from Pacific white shrimp and rearing water in Malaysia reveals novel sequence types and structural variation in genomic regions containing the Photorhabdus insect-related (Pir) toxin-like genes

Chrystine Yan, Christopher Austin, Qasim Ayub, Sadequr Rahman, Han Gan

(2019), Vol. 366, FEMS microbiology letters, Oxford, Eng., C1

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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 Rodrguez 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), Vol. 20, pp. 654-665, Marine biotechnology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Microbiome analysis of Pacific white shrimp gut and rearing water from Malaysia and Vietnam: implications for aquaculture research and management

Muhammad Md Zoqratt, Wilhelm Eng, Binh Thai, Christopher Austin, Han Gan

(2018), Vol. 6, PeerJ, London, Eng., 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, Nyri, 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 (Forsskl, 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 (Rppell, 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 Bhm, 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 Garca, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal
2007

Physical evidence in drug intelligence, Part 1: rationale based on hierarchic distribution of drugs using pyrolysis gas chromatography -mass spectrometry as an example

J Huttunen, C Austin, M Dawson, C Roux, J Robertson

(2007), Vol. 39, pp. 93-106, Australian journal of forensic sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

journal
2006

The molecular systematics of Leiopotherapon unicolor (Gnther, 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, C1

journal

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

journal

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

journal

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

journal
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, C1

journal

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, 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, 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, C1

journal

Population genetic studies on the 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, C1

journal

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

N Murphy, C Austin

(2004), Vol. 52, pp. 549-559, Australian Journal of Zoology, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, C1

journal

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

N Murphy, C Austin

(2002), Vol. 16, pp. 697-701, Invertebrate Systematics, 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, 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, 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 (Gnther)

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

  • 2019: $10,114
  • 2018: $15,035
  • 2017: $14,882

Whole Genome Sequencing of Vietnamese Shellfish

Prof Chris Austin

  • 2018: $30,000

Bioinformatics and assembly of Vietnamese black tiger prawn.

Prof Chris Austin

  • 2019: $15,000

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Mun Hua Tan

Thesis entitled: Comparative Mitogenomics and Phylogenetics of Decapod Crustaceans

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

2005

Adam David Miller

Thesis entitled: Crustacean Mitogenomics and Arthropod Systematics

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

2004

Thi Nguyen

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

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

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

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