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    Research Interests

    My research interests centre on the areas of biodiversity, population genetics, fishery management and aquaculture. I am particularly interested in the development and application of modern genomic methodologies and associated statistical genetics approaches (bioinformatics pipelines), to gain further understanding on population genetic structure, evolutionary patterns and life history variation of organisms. Research emphasis is given to salmonid fish (brown trout and Atlantic salmon) and crustaceans (European lobster) through investigations focusing on management and conservation. Current research topics include: mechanisms of population structure; local adaptation; taxonomy and phylogeography; landscape genetics; genetic diversity, gene flow, genetic tagging; genetic consequences of deliberate/accidental introductions of culture fish on wild populations; genetic stock identification (GSI); identification of QTLs; selective breeding, and the identification and delimitation of conservation and management units.

    Frequent Journals

    • Journal of Fish Biology

      ISSNs: 0022-1112

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1095-8649

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 1.71 SJR 0.822 SNIP 0.923

      Journal

    • Molecular Ecology

      ISSNs: 0962-1083

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-294X

      Wiley-Blackwell

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 5.67 SJR 3.283 SNIP 1.677

      Journal

    • Heredity

      ISSNs: 0018-067X

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1365-2540

      Nature Publishing Group

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 3.75 SJR 2.112 SNIP 1.233

      Journal

    • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences

      ISSNs: 0962-8452, 0080-4649

      Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1471-2954

      The Royal Society

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 4.75 SJR 2.826 SNIP 1.677

      Journal

    • Aquaculture

      ISSNs: 0044-8486

      Elsevier

      Scopus rating (2017): CiteScore 3.05 SJR 1.152 SNIP 1.58

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