Senior Research Scientist
Dr Booth is a Senior Research Scientist with 20 years’ experience in aquaculture nutrition research at the Port Stephens Fisheries Institute (PSFI). He has worked on a variety of major national and international programs researching the nutritional requirements and development of aquafeeds for species such as silver perch, mulloway, yellowtail kingfish, barramundi, Atlantic salmon and prawns. Dr Booth is currently focused on refining the nutritional requirements of yellowtail kingfish and developing sustainable aquafeeds which will underpin the expansion of this industry in NSW and other parts of Australia. He conducts feed development research and provides advice to a variety of commercial aquafeed companies in Australia. Dr Booth has a strong interest in development of aquaculture in PNG where he provides training and extension in aquaculture nutrition principles via ACIAR monogastric programs.
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Phone: (02) 4916 3816