Applied Physiology Technical Publications

Articles including Techniques and Technical issues

Ross, L.G., & Wiewiorka, J. 1977. A low cost audible heart rate monitor for fish surgery. Laboratory Practice. 26, (3), 188.

Ross, L.G. 1981. A seven channel signal sequencer for use with chart recorders. Laboratory Practice. 30, (1), 32 33.

Ross, L.G., Watts, W. & Young, A.H. 1981. An ultrasonic biotelemetry system for the continuous monitoring of tail beat from free swimming fish. Journal of Fish Biology. 18, 479 490.

Thorpe, J.E., Ross, L.G., Struthers, G., & Watts, W. 1981. Tracking Atlantic Salmon smolts, Salmo salar, through Loch Voil, Scotland. Journal of Fish Biology. 19, 519 537.

Ross, L.G., & Muir, J.F.M. 1987. A simple water flow sensor for electronic alarm systems. Aquacultural Engineering. 6, 75 77.

Chacon Torres, A., Beveridge, M.C.M., & Ross, L.G. 1988. The effects of fish behaviour on water exchange in small net cages. Aquaculture. 73, 283 293.

Ross, L.G., & McKinney, R.W. 1988. Respiratory cycles in Oreochromis niloticus measured using a six channel microcomputer operated respirometer. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 89A, (4), 637 643.

view pdf version Innes Taylor, N., & Ross, L.G. 1988. The use of hydrogen peroxide as a source of oxygen in the transportation of live fish. Aquaculture. 70, 183 192. View Article

Chacon Torres, A., Ross, L.G., & Beveridge, M.C.M. 1989. Lake Patzcuaro, Mexico: Results of a new morphometric study and its implications for productivity assessments. Hydrobiologia. 184: 125 132.

Martinez Cordero, F.J., Ross, L.G., and Martinez Palacios, C.A. 1990. Determination of morphometric parameters in the Mexican Mojarra Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Gunther) for the design and construction of box graders. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management. 21, 293 297.

Ross. L.G. 1995. Oxygen electrodes. In. H.P. Stirling (Ed) Chemical and Biological methods of Water Analysis for Aquaculturalists. Institute of Aquaculture Handbook. University of Stirling. pp119.

Beddow, T.A. and Ross, L.G. 1996. Predicting biomass of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from two-dimensional lateral measurements. Journal of Fish Biology. 49: 469-482.

Beddow, T.A., Ross, L.G. and Marchant, J.A. 1996. Predicting biomass remotely using a digital stereo-imaging technique. Aquaculture. 146: (3/4), 189-203.

view pdf version Hockaday, S, Beddow, T.A., Stone, M and Hancock, P. and Ross. L.G. 2000. Using truss networks to estimate the biomass of Oreochromis niloticus, and to investigate shape characteristics. Journal of Fish Biology. 57: 981-1000. View Article

Lines, J.A., Tillett, R.D., Ross, L.G., Chan, D., Hockaday, S. and McFarlane, N.J.B. 2001. An automatic image based system for estimating the mass of free swimming fish. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 31: 151 - 168.

Martinez-Palacios, C.A., Cabanillas Beltrán, H. Ponce-Palafox, J., Chávez Sánchez, Ma.C. and Ross, L.G. 2001. A modified chamber designed for estimation of digestibility in shrimp. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 63: 252-255.

Martínez Palacios, C.A., Barriga Tovar, E., Taylor, J.F., Ríos Durán, G., and Ross, L.G. 2001. Effect of temperature on growth and survival of Chirostoma estor estor, Jordan 1879, monitored using a simple video technique for remote measurement of length and mass of larval and juvenile fishes. Aquaculture. 209, (1-4), 369-377.

Tillett, R,, Lines, J., Chan, D., McFarlane, N. and Ross, L.G. 2002. Model-based Stereo Imaging for Estimating the Biomass of Live Fish. In: Machine Vision for the Inspection of Natural Materials.