Lecturer in Aquaculture
Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture
James Cook University
Dr Waldo Nuez-Ortin was trained in Spain (DVM, University of Zaragoza), Canada (MSc, University of Saskatchewan) and Australia (PhD, University of Tasmania), Waldo has 12 years of combined academic and industry experience in animal nutrition with focus on aquaculture species. As a new lecturer at JCU, he is excited about providing students with hands-on learning experience and understanding of the importance of the industry-academia interface.
Waldo’s research interest revolves around nutrition and physiology of commercial aquaculture species. This involves understanding how production strategies and environmental stressors impact growth efficiency, health and product quality, and developing new feeding strategies accordingly.