Dr O’Connor is a Principal Research Scientist at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute (PSFI) and has 30 years’ experience in aquaculture research. He has worked on a variety programs ranging from algal culture to the development of production techniques for molluscs such as oysters (edible and pearl), scallops, mussels and clams. Currently, a great deal of his research focuses on increasing the quantity, variety and quality of shellfish available in NSW. In particular, he works closely with a number of Universities to use cutting edge science to improve the supply and quality of the State’s iconic, Sydney rock oyster.
Please refer to Wayne O'Connor's Google scholar page.
Phone: (02) 4916 3906