Journal article

Heritability of harvest growth traits and genotype-environment interactions in barramundi, Lates calcarifer (Bloch)

Jose A Domingos, Carolyn Smith-Keune, Nicholas Robinson, Shannon Loughnan, Paul Harrison, Dean R Jerry

AQUACULTURE | ELSEVIER | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council Linkage

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Mainstream Aquaculture Pty Ltd. (, Catherine Anderson and Michael Anderson for providing L. calcarifer samples and access to their grow-out facilities. Thanks to numerous suggestions from the anonymous reviewers who helped to improve the quality of this manuscript. We thank Javier M. Martinez and Dr. Leonie Valentine for assistance in animal husbandry and laboratory work associated with experiment 3. Sampling and measurement of experimental fish for experiment 3 were greatly aided by the help of Christian de Santis, James Newton, Erin McGinty, Emmanuelle Botte and Leonie Valentine. Dr. Fengduo Hu (CSIRO) and Dr. Alastair Wilson (The University of Edinburgh) are thanked for gently providing assistance in outlining the animal models. This study was partly funded by Australian Research Council Linkage ( grant LP0990606, which supported J.A. Domingos' PhD scholarship.