Dr Jim Luong-Van

B.Agr.Sc (Melbourne), Ph.D. and Dip.Ed. (LaTrobe)

Senior Lecturer in Botany

Jim Luong-Van currently teaches level 100 cell biology and microbiology.  In addition he also carries out research on microalgae.

Research interests

  • Physiology and ultrastructure of microalgae
  • Australian microalgae for use in aquaculture

Supervision

PhD, Masters and Honours students in marine sciences

Publications (since 2001)

Luong-Van Thinh and Hayward E., 2001.  Cellular lipd inclusions of the symbiotic dinoflagellate harboured by the tropical jellyfish Catostylis sp.  Endocytobiol. & Cell Res.  14, 121-126.

Luong-Van J.  2002 Cultivation of marine algae. Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (OELSS), UNESCO, E106 2430, Eolss Publishers.

Renaud, S.M., Luong-Van Thinh, Lambrinidis G. and Parry D.L., 2002.  Effect of temperature on growth, chemical composition, fatty acid composition of tropical Australian microalgae grown in batch culture.  Aquaculture 211, 195-214.

Purwati P. and Luong-van J.T., 2003.  Sexual reproduction in a fissiparous holothurian species, Holothuria leucospilota Clark 1920 (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) - SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin 18: 33-38.

Gimin, R., Mohan R., Luong-Van Thinh and Griffiths A.D.  2004The relationship of shell dimensions and shell volume to live weight and solf tissue weight in the mangrove clam, Polymesoda erosa (Solander, 1786) from Northern Australia.  NAGA Worldfish 27: 32-35.

Luong-Van Thinh.  2004.  Effect of temperature on photosynthesis, respiration and chlorophyll content of the ascidian Lissoclinum bistratum and its symbiotic Prochloron.  Endocytobiol. & Cell Research (in press).

Mustafa, S. and Luong-Van J.  2004.  A new method in production of organic shrimp using ‘cell salts’.  Austasia Aquaculture, June/July 2004, pp. 58-61.

Mustafa, S. and Luong-van J.  2004.  Stamina of shrimp postlarvae:  measures and indicators needed for organic aquaculture.  Austasia Aquaculture, October/November 2004, pp. 49-52.

Gimin, R., Luong-Van, T., Mohan, R. and Griffiths, AD.  2005.  Aspects of the reproductive biology of Polymesoda erosa (Solander, 1786) (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae).  The Beagle 21:  37-45.

Renaud, S.M. and Luong-Van J.  2006.  Seasonal variation in the chemical composition of tropical Australian Marine Macroalgae.  Journal of Applied. Phycology 18:  381-387.

Vu-Anh Tuan, A. Anderson, J Luong-Van, C. Shelley and G. Allan.  2006.  Apparent digestibility of some nutrient sources by juvenile mud crab, Scylla serrata (Forskal 1775).  Aquaculture Res. 37:  359-365.

Murray S, de Salas M, Luong-Van J and Hallegraeff G.  2007.  Phylogenetic study of Gymnodinium dorsalisulcum comb. Nov. from tropical Australian coastal waters (Dinophyceae).  Phycological Research 55:  176-184.

Luong-Van, J and E. Hayward.  2007.  Immobilised Tetraselmis sp. for ease of TEM processing ans for ultrastructure research.  Journal of Applied Phycology 19:  685-688.

Luong-Van J.  2008. Can ascogold seaweed extract provide usable nutrient for growing livefeed microalgae?  IX International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, November 24-27, 2008, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, E. Cruz Suarez, DR Marie, MT Salazar, MGN Lopez, DAV Cavazos, JPL Corvea, and MaTViana (eds.), p. 3.

Amed N. and Luong-Van J. 2009.  Can rice-fish farming provide food security in Bangladesh? Aqua Asia Magazine, Jan – Mar 2009, pp. 18 – 23.

Luong-Van J.  2008. Can ascogold seaweed extract provide usable nutrient for growing live feed microalgae?  IX International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, November 24-27, 2008, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico, E. Cruz Suarez, DR Marie, MT Salazar, MGN Lopez, DAV Cavazos, JPL Corvea, and MaTViana (eds.), p. 3.

Amed N. and Luong-Van J. 2009.  Can rice-fish farming provide food security in Bangladesh? Aqua Asia Magazine, Jan – Mar 2009, pp. 18 – 23.

Glasby C, Kuo C, Rose A., Hayward E. and Luong-Van J. 2010. Development of larvae and juveniles in Marphysa fauchaldi (Polychaeta: Unicidea). 10th International Polychaete Conference, Lecce, Italy, 2-26 June 2010.  Poster presentation.

Bui TD, Luong-van J. and Austin CM. 2011. Impact of Shrimp Farm Effluent on Water Quality in Coastal Areas of the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.  Amer. J. Environmental Sciences, Conference on Pollution, Restoration and Management, Ho Chi Minh City, March 10, 2010.

Contacts

T: +61 8 8946 6718
E: Jim.luong-van@cdu.edu.au
F: +61 8 8946 6690

Casuarina campus, Pink 3.01.03
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Charles Darwin University
Darwin NT 0909
Australia