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Publications & presentations

Peer reviewed papers

  • Olive, P.J., Duangchinda, T., Ashforth, E., Craig, S, Ward, A.C., Davies, S.J. (2009). Net gain of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) in a lugworm Arenicola marina bioturbated mesocosm. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 387, 223-239.


  • Craig, S and Overnell, J. (2003) Metals in squid, Loligo forbesi, adults, eggs and hatchlings. No evidence for a role for Cu- or Zn- metallothionein. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (C), 134, 311-317.

  • Emery, A.M., Wilson, I.J., Craig, S., Boyle, P.R. & Noble, L.R. (2001) Assignment of paternity groups without access to parental genotypes: multiple mating and developmental plasticity in squid. Molecular Ecology, 10 (5), 1265 - 1278.

  • Boyle, P.R., Noble, L., Emery, A.M. Craig, S., Black, K.D., & Overnell J. (2001) Development and hatching in cephalopod eggs: A model system for partitioning environmental and genetic effects on development. In: Animal Developmental Biology, (Eds. D.Atkinson & M.Thorndyke) BIOS Scientific Publications.

Presentation of papers at national and international conferences

  • S. Craig, P.J.W. Olive, T. Duangchinda and G. Rutherford. (2006). Polychaete culture: Generation of PUFA and its contribution to sustainable aquaculture. Aquaculture Singapore Workshop, Singapore. Sponsored by British High Commission Singapore, University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

  • P.J.W. Olive, S. Craig and E. Pinon. (2005). Enhancing polychaete products for enhanced hatchery performance. World Aquaculture Society. Bali, Indonesia.

  • S. Craig, G. Rutherford, P.J.W. Olive and J. Blackwell (2005). Retention and accumulation of nutritional components by polychaetes. World Aquaculture Society. New Orleans, USA.

  • P.J.W. Olive, S. Craig, E Pinon. (2004). Farming, not fishing down the food web: how polychaete culture aids the sustainability of world aquaculture. World Aquaculture Society. Hawaii, USA.

  • S. Craig. (2004). Farming down the food web: How the culture of marine polychaetes can make a contribution to sustainable production of essential nutritional feed components. National Aquarium Workshop. Galway, Ireland.

  • S. Craig (2002) Aquaculture of Marine Polychaetes: A sustainable feed source for the future. National Aquarium Workshop. Hastings, UK.

  • Olive, P.J.W., Islam, M.D., Craig, S. (2002). A novel system for the production of essential PUFA for fish hatcheries using cultured polychaetes. ICES CM (International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. Theme Session on Juvenile Fish Cultivation : Improvements in Quality.

  • P.J.W. Olive, S. Craig, P.B.D. Cowin, M.D. Islam & G. Rutherford. (2002). The culture of polychaeta as a contribution to sustainable production of aquafeeds. European Aquaculture Society. Trieste, Italy.

  • S. Craig, P.R. Boyle, K.D. Black, J. Overnell, A. Emery and L.R. Noble (2000). Developmental Plasticity of Loliginid Squid: Environmental Perspectives. Cephalopod International Advisory Committee (CIAC), Aberdeen.

  • S. Craig. (2000). Developmental Plasticity of Loliginid squid. Scottish Marine Group, Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh.

  • S. Craig, K.D. Black, J. Overnell, P.R. Boyle (2000). Closing the Lifecycle and Developmental Plasticity in Squid. SEB (Society for Experimental Biology), Exeter.

  • S. Craig, K.D.Black, J.Overnell P.R. Boyle (1999). Developmental Variability in Eggs of the Squid Loligo forbesi. New Directions in Marine Science, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban.

  • S. Craig. (1999). Developmental Ecology of Marine Animals (DEMA), St Andrews DEMA meeting.

  • S.Craig, K.D.Black (1998). The effects of temperature on development and hatching of squid Loligo forbesi (Cephalopoda, Loliginidae) embryos.  International Council for Exploration of the Seas (ICES), Portugal.

  • S. Craig (1998). Developmental Plasticity of Loliginid Squid Loligo forbesi Steenstrup. DEMA. Royal Holloway and Bedford.

Patented inventions

1.    Aquaculture of marine worms (US7156048;

docId=WO2003007701&recNum=43&docAn=GB2002003021&queryString=aquaculture&maxRec=2298 ).

2.    A method for inducing the sexual maturation of lugworms (EP1679959;

3.    Enhanced aquaculture feeds (WO2006016135;

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