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Tim Dempster

Department of Zoology

University of Melbourne

3010 Victoria, Australia



Centre for Research-based Innovation in Aquaculture Technology (CREATE)

SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture

7465 Trondheim, Norway


Marianne Holmer

Institute of Biology

SDU-Odense University

Campusvej 55

5230 Odense M, Denmark




Christine Paetzold



John Austin



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Dror L. Angel



Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies & Department of Maritime Civilizations, Charney School of Marine Science, University of Haifa, 199 Abba Hushy Blvd, Mt Carmel, Haifa 31905, Israel

Multi-trophic aquaculture, ecosystem approach, sustainable aquaculture, ecological impacts


Pablo Arechavala-Lopez


Department of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics, Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies - IMEDEA (CSIC/UIB), 07190 Esporles, Illes Balears, Spain

Fish aquaculture and wild fish interactions, escapees, fish ethology, ecology and welfare


Philippe Archambault


Département de biologie, Faculté des Sciences et de génie, Université Laval, 1045 avenue de la Médecine, Pavillon Vachon, Rimouski, CP 5961, Québec, QC G1V 0A6, Canada

Bivalve culture, environmental impact of aquaculture, benthic diversity and disturbance, recruitment and settlement


Alejandro H. Buschmann


Centro i-mar, Universidad de Los Lagos, Camino, Chinquihue km 6, Puerto Montt, Chile

Sustainability and environmental impacts of aquaculture, antibiotic use in aquaculture, integrated multi-trophic aquaculture (IMTA), seaweed cultivation, coastal ecology


Peter J. Cranford


Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Marine Environmental Sciences Division, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, PO Box 1006, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2, Canada

Sustainable bivalve aquaculture, bivalve physiological ecology, aquaculture management, environmental effects monitoring, extractive aquaculture for biomitigation


Brett R. Dumbauld


USDA-ARS, Hatfield Marine Science Center, 2030 S.E. Marine Science Drive, Newport, Oregon 97365, USA

Shellfish aquaculture, species introductions, pests and predators, estuarine ecology


Symon Dworjanyn


National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450, Australia

Ocean acidification and warming, seaweed and sea urchin aquaculture, chemical ecology


Bengt Finstad


Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA), P.O. Box 5685 Sluppen, 7485 Trondheim, Norway

Parasites shared by cultured and wild fish, pollution and other human impacts, ecophysiology, fish ecology, biotelemetry


Per Gunnar Fjelldal


Institute of Marine Research, Matre Research Station, Matre 5, 5984 Matredal, Norway

Ploidy manipulation, impact of rearing environment on skeletal development and sexual maturation in farmed fish


Ian A. Fleming


Ocean Sciences Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL A1C 5S7, Canada

Genetic impacts of aquaculture activities on native populations; effects of escaped cultured organisms


Kevin A. Glover


Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1850, 5817 Nordnes, Bergen, Norway

Genetic interactions, traceability, forensic, molecular ecology, evolutionary biology, adaptation and selection, genetic identification, mitigation


Jonathan Grant


Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada

Fish farming, salmon, ecosystem models, benthic impacts, marine spatial planning, remote sensing, aquaculture environment


Adam D. Hughes

Scottish Association for Marine Science, Dunbeg, Oban, Argyll PA37 1QA, UK

Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture, ecosystem effects of aquaculture, trophic proxies as indicators of aquaculture impacts, aquaculture and the carbon cycle


Kate S. Hutson


Cawthron Institute, Nelson 7042, New Zealand

Parasites: taxonomy, transmission, risk assessment and interactions with aquaculture


Ioannis Karakassis


Marine Ecology Laboratory, Biology Department, University of Crete, PO Box 2208, Heraklion 714 09, Crete, Greece

Environmental impacts of fish farming; multivariate analysis of benthic communities


Megan K. La Peyre


USGS, School of Renewable Natural Resources, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA

Ecology and management of estuarine environments, fish and shellfish health management in aquaculture


Catriona K. MacLeod


Marine Research Laboratories, Tasmanian Aquaculture & Fisheries Institute, and Aquafin CRC, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia

Sustainable aquaculture, benthic ecology, eutrophication, environmental management and remediation, multiple use management


Louis Lebel


Unit for Social and Environmental Research (USER), Science and Technology Research Institute, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Freshwater aquaculture, climate change, Southeast Asia


Rosamond L. Naylor


Stanford University, 473 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305, USA

Aquaculture economics, ecosystem services, food security


Chris Noble


Nofima AS, Tromsø, Norway

Fish welfare, aquaculture feed management, production biology, escape-related fish behavior


Pablo Sánchez Jerez


Department of Marine Sciences and Applied Biology, University of Alicante, PO Box 99, 03080 Alicante, Spain

Aquaculture–fisheries interactions; fish ecology, seagrasses, marine invertebrates


Gianluca Sará


Dept. of Earth and Marine Science, University of Palermo, Via delle Scienze, Ed. 16, I-90128 Palermo, Italy

Multiple stressor effects on aquaculture (including climate drivers), ecomechanics, bioenergetics and modeling, aquaculture sustainability, predictive and mapping tools for aquaculture–environment interactions, bivalves


Sophie St-Hilaire


Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR

Aquatic animal infectious disease epidemiology, antibiotic use and resistance in fish


Vengatesen Thiyagarajan (Rajan)


School of Biological Sciences, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong SAR

Larval settlement and metamorphosis, biomineralization, oyster aquaculture and hatchery, climate change impacts on aquaculture, ocean acidification, environmental proteomics and epigenetics





Review Editors Editors critically assess the scientific value of manuscripts, and may advise authors in matters of manuscript presentation.



Eugenia Apostolaki

Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Seagrass ecology, benthic biodiversity, environmental effects


Joseph A. Borg

Msida, Malta

Benthic ecology, seagrass and algal habitats, aquaculture and anthropogenic effects


David Bushek

Port Norris, NJ, USA

Shellfish ecology and pathology


Mark J. Costello

Warkworth, New Zealand

Sea lice ecology; interactions between aquaculture and wild fish populations


Barry T. Hargrave

Owen Sound, ON, Canada

Nutrients, primary productivity and eutrophication, benthic impacts of aquaculture


Martin Krkosek

Dunedin, New Zealand

Ecological modelling, epidemiology, non-indigenous species


Pia Kupka Hansen

Bergen, Norway

Benthic habitats, modeling of carrying capacity, regulation of aquaculture


Sebastien Lefebvre

Wimereux, France

Integrated aquaculture, bivalve feeding, ecosystem modelling, coastal ecosystems and microalgae


David T. Lin

Honolulu, HI, USA

Ecological effects of shrimp and fish cage aquaculture, benthic community structure


A. David McKinnon

Townsville, QLD, Australia

Environmental effects of aquaculture, mesozooplankton, copepods


Simone Mirto

Castellammare del Golfo, Italy

Environmental impacts, multivariate analysis of benthic communities, meiofauna


Tor Atle Mo

Oslo, Norway

Parasite interactions between wild and farmed fishes


Yngvar Olsen

Trondheim, Norway

Coastal eutrophication; feeding, assimilation and growth efficiency; carbon release rates


Frode Oppedal

Matredal, Norway

Effects of climate change and environmental variability on aquaculture activities


Jens K. Petersen

Nykøbing Mors, Denmark

Shellfish aquaculture and environmental effects


Paraskevi Pitta

Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Microbial food webs; interactions between aquaculture and the water column


Eva Roth

Esbjerg, Denmark

Environmental economics and social sciences


Maritza Sepúlveda

Valparaíso, Chile

Environmental effects of aquaculture, interactions between salmon aquaculture and pinnipeds


Alexey A. Sukhotin

St. Petersburg, Russia

Bivalve mariculture, invertebrate physiology and population dynamics


Terje Svåsand

Bergen, Norway

Effects of aquaculture on wild species, marine stock enhancement, coastal ecosystems


Max Troell

Stockholm, Sweden

Resources and environmental problems, integrated cultivation, aquaculture in developing countries


Giovanni M. Turchini

Warrnambool, VIC, Australia

Aquaculture, fish nutrition, fish oil replacement, lipid nutrition and biochemistry, seafood quality and traceability


Fernando Tuya

Porto, Portugal

Population dynamics and fisheries ecology, marine aquaculture management, conservation


Ingebrigt Uglem

Trondheim, Norway

Ethology, ecological effects of aquaculture, salmon lice and cleaner fishes, fish welfare


John Volpe

Victoria, BC, Canada

Ecological and socioeconomic dynamics of marine-based food production systems


Yi Zhou

Qingdao, China

Bivalve aquaculture and environmental effects, integrated multi-trophic aquaculture