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National Center for Mariculture

Ariel Diamant

Tel: 08 6361428

Senior Scientist; Head, National Center for Mariculture, Eilat

Ph.D. 1985, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
At IOLR since 1986

Research interests:
Fish parasite development, life cycles and population studies
Fish and shellfish pathology
Marine ecology
Disease interactions between aquaculture and the environment

Selected publications (2014 - ):

Diamant A. , Rothman, B.S., Goren, M., Galil, B., Yokes B., Szitenberg A., Huchon D. (2014). A new xenoma-forming gonadotropic microsporidium (Microsporidia: Enterocytozoonidae) parasitic on the invasive blotchfin dragonet, Callionymus filamentosus (Teleostei: Callionymidae): development, pathogenesis and epizootiology. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 109: 3554 doi: 10.3354/dao02718

Fishelson, L., Golani, D., Diamant, A. (2014). SEM study of the oral cavity of members of the Kyphosidae and Girellidae (Pisces, Teleostei), with remarks on Crenidens (Sparidae), focusing on teeth and taste bud numbers and distribution. Zoology 117: 12-130.

Colorni, A., Diamant, A. (2014). Infectious diseases of warmwater fish in marine and brackish waters. In: Diseases and disorders of finfish in cage culture 2nd edition, P T K Woo and D W Bruno, editors. CABI publishing, pp. 155-192.

Stern, N., Levitt, Y., Galil, B.S., Diamant, A., Yokes, M.B., M. Goren, M. (2014). Distribution and population structure of the alien Indo-Pacific Randalls threadfin bream Nemipterus randalli in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Journal of Fish Biology doi:10.1111/jfb.12421.

Dray, L., Neuhof, M., Diamant, A., Huchon, D. (2014). The complete mitochondrial genome of the gilthead seabream Sparus aurata L. (Sparidae). Mitochondrial DNA, DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2014.928861.

Dray, L., Neuhof, M., Diamant, A., Huchon, D. (2014). The complete mitochondrial genome of the devil firefish Pterois miles (Bennett, 1828) (Scorpaenidae). Mitochondrial DNA, DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2014.945565.

Shpirer, E. Chang, E.S., Diamant, A., Rubinstein N., Cartwright P., Huchon D. (2014). Diversity and evolution of myxozoan minicollagens and nematogalectins. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 205. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2148/14/205.

Eszterbauer, E., El-Matbouli, M., Atkinson, S., Diamant, A., Morris D., Hartikainen H. (2015). Life cycles and drivers of development In: Myxozoan Evolution, Ecology and Development, B. Okamura, A. Gruhl and J. Bartholomew, Eds. Springer Verlag.

Azzurro, E., Goren, M., Diamant, A., Galil, B., Bernardi G. (2015). Establishing the identity and assessing the dynamics of invasion in the Mediterranean Sea by the dusky sweeper, Pempheris rhomboidea Kossmann & Rauber, 1877 (Pempheridae, Perciformes). Biological Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-014-0836-5.

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