Dr Dove is a Research Scientist at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute (PSFI) and has been involved in mollusc research for 19 years. He has worked on both national and international programs to improve the quality and quantity of commercial oyster stocks and hatchery production techniques. His research is mostly focussed on selective breeding and development of QX and winter mortality disease resistant Sydney rock oysters and Pacific oysters with resistance to ostreid herpesvirus. Dr Dove also has a strong interest in development of oyster culture in Northern Vietnam through Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) programs.
Refer to Michael Dove's Google scholar page.
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