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Watson, S. A., Morley, S. A., Bates, A.E., Clark, M.S., Day, R.W., Lamare, M., Martin, S.M., Southgate, P.C., Tan, K.S., Tyler, P.A., Peck, L.S. 2014. Low global sensitivity of metabolic rate to temperature in calcified marine invertebrates. Oecologia 174, 45–54.

Kishore P., Hunter, J., Zeng, C., Southgate, P.C. 2014. The effects of different culture apparatus and current velocity on byssus production by the black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758). Aquaculture 434, 74–77.

Militz, T.A., Carton, A.G., Southgate, P.C., Hutson, K.S. 2014. Efficacy of garlic (Allium sativum) extract applied as a therapeutic bath for Neobenedenia sp. management. Journal of Fish Diseases, 37 (5), 451-461.

Naidu, S., Chand, A. and Southgate, P.C. 2014. Determinants of Innovation in Handicraft Industry of Fiji and Tonga: An Empirical Analysis from Tourism Perspective. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy 8 (4), 318-330.

Lal, M., Southgate, P.C., Jerry, D.R., Bosserelle, C., Zenger, K. 2016. A parallel population genomic and hydrodynamic approach to fishery management of highly-dispersive marine invertebrates: the case of the Fijian black-lip pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera. PLoS One 11 (8), e0161390.

Wu, X., Zeng, C., Southgate, P.C., 2016. Effects of starvation on survival, biomass, and lipid composition of newly hatched larvae of the blue swimmer crab, Portunus pelagicus (Linnaeus, 1758). Aquaculture International, doi: 10.1007/s10499-016-0042-9.

Duy, N.D.Q., Francis, D., Southgate, P.C. 2016. Development of hyaline spheres in late auriculariae of sandfish, Holothuria scabra: Is it a reliable indicator of subsequent performance? Aquaculture, doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2016.09.003.

Kishore P., Southgate, P.C. 2015. Haemocyte persistence after grafting for pearl production in Pinctada margartifera (Linnaeus, 1758). Fish and Shellfish Immunology 42 (2), 530-532.

Kishore, P., Hunter, J., Seeto, J., Southgate, P.C. 2015. Factors influencing the quality of half-pearls (mabé) produced by the winged pearl oyster, Pteria penguin (Röding, 1758). Aquaculture Research 46 (4), 769-776.

Kishore P., Southgate, P.C. 2015. Does the quality of cultured pearls from the black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, improve after the second graft? Aquaculture 446, 97–102.

Tsuji, H., Zeng, C., Romano, N., Southgate, P.C., Ye, H. 2015. Development of larval culture methods for the blue-legged gold coral banded shrimp, Stenopus cyanoscelis: effects of prey type and density. Fisheries Science, 731-736.

Militz, T.A., Kinch, J., Southgate, P.C. 2015. Population demographics of Tridacna noae (Roding, 1798) in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea. Journal of Shellfish Research 34(2), 329-335.

Kishore P., Southgate, P.C. 2015. Development and function of pearl-sacs grown from regenerated mantle graft tissue in the black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) Fish and Shellfish Immunology 45 (2), 567-573.

Duy, N.D.Q., Pirozzi, I. and Southgate, P.C. 2015. Ingestion and digestion of two live microalgae and six microalgae concentrates by sandfish (Holothuria scabra) auricularia larvae. Aquaculture 448, 256-261.

Nowland, S., Jerry, D.R., Southgate, P.C. 2015. A non-destructive tissue sampling technique for holothurians to facilitate extraction of DNA for genetic analysis. Invertebrate Biology 134 (3), 252–259.

Noordin, N. M., Zeng, C., Southgate, P.C., Romano, N. 2015. Effects of dietary fish oil to soybean oil ratio on survival, development and growth of early juveniles of the blue swimmer crabs, Portunus pelagicus. Journal of Shellfish Research 34 (3), 1065-1072.

Lal, M.M., Southgate, P.C., Jerry, D.R., Zenger, K.R. 2016. Fishing for divergence in a sea of connectivity: the utility of ddRADseq genotyping in a marine invertebrate, the black-lip pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera. Marine Genomics 25, 57-68.

Kishore P., Hunter, J., Southgate, P.C. 2016. The effect of different culture methods on the quality of round pearls produced by the black-lip pearl oyster Pinctada margaritifera. Aquaculture 451, 65-71.

Kishore, P., Southgate, P.C. 2016. A detailed description of pearl-sac development in the black-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758). Aquaculture Research, DOI: 10.1111/are.12674

Southgate, P.C., Beer, A.C., Ngaluafe, P. 2016. Hatchery culture of the winged pearl oyster, Pteria penguin, without living micro-algae. Aquaculture 451, 121-124.

Ram, R., Chand, R.V., Southgate, P.C. 2016. An overview of sea cucumber fishery management in the Fiji Islands. Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 11 (3), 191-205.

Hair, C., Foale, S., Kinch, J., Yaman, L., Southgate, P.C. 2016. Beyond boom, bust and ban: the Sandfish (Holothuria scabra) fishery in the Tigak Islands, Papua New Guinea. Regional Studies in Marine Science 5, 69-79.

Militz, T.A., Kinch, J., Foale, S., Southgate, P.C. 2016. Fish rejections in the marine aquarium trade: an initial case study raises concern for village-based fisheries. PLoS ONE 11(3), e015162.

Hair, C., Bitalen, P., Kanawi, P., Leini, E. and Southgate, P.C. 2016. Multi-species sea cucumber spawning at Limellon Island, New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea. SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin 36, 87-89.

Hair, C., Mills, D., McIntyre, R., Southgate, P.C. 2016. Optimising methods for community-based sea cucumber ranching: Experimental releases of cultured juvenile Holothuria scabra into PNG seagrass meadows. Aquaculture Reports 3, 198–208.

Wassnig, M., & Southgate, P.C. 2016. The effects of stocking density and ration on survival and growth of winged pearl oyster (Pteria penguin, Röding 1798) larvae fed commercially available concentrated microalgae. Aquaculture Reports 4, 17–21.

Duy, N.D.Q., Francis, D.S., Pirozzi, I., Southgate, P.C. 2016. Use of micro-algae concentrates for hatchery culture of sandfish, Holothuria scabra. Aquaculture 464, 145-152.

Books and Proceedings

Southgate, P.C., and Lucas, J.S. (Editors) 2008. The Pearl Oyster. Elsevier, Oxford. pp 574. ISBN: 978-0-44-452976-3

Lucas, J.S. and Southgate, P.C. (Editors) 2012. Aquaculture: Farming Aquatic Animals and Plants, 2nd Edition. Blackwell Publishing, Oxford.

Hair, C.A., Pickering T.D. and Mills, D.M. 2012. Asia–Pacific tropical sea cucumber aquaculture symposium. ACIAR Proceedings No. 137, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research: Canberra.