Associate Professor Jennifer Cobcroft is the founding academic in aquaculture teaching and research at the Singapore campus of James Cook University (JCU). Previously, Jennifer consulted in the strategic planning of emerging aquaculture research opportunities in Australia, marine fish hatchery trouble-shooting (Australia, New Zealand, USA and Mexico), and in aquaculture development in eastern Africa (Tanzania and Kenya) and in South East Asia (Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar and Singapore). She was the Secretary of the World Aquaculture Society (WAS) 2016-2018, and a former Board member of the Asian Pacific Chapter of WAS. Jennifer was previously a Research Fellow at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, was leader of the Aquaculture Production Innovation Hub for the Australian Seafood CRC, and managed a large research and development program for hatchery production of southern bluefin tuna fingerlings in close association with industry.

Associate Professor Cobcroft actively engages in sharing research results and novel technologies with students, industry, and scientists through workshops and practical training. She is passionate about equipping students and doing research that both contribute to the sustainable and profitable growth of the aquaculture industry.

  • AQ2001: Introduction to Aquaculture (Level 2; TSV)
  • AQ2002: Aquaculture of Tropical Species (Level 2; TSV)
  • AQ3002: Aquaculture: Feeds and Nutrition (Level 3; SIN)
  • AQ3008: Aquaculture: Systems Design (Level 3; SIN)
  • AQ3015: Sustainable Aquaculture (Level 3; SIN & TSV)
  • RM8102: Research Project in Tropical Environments and Societies (Level 8; SIN)
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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 23+ research outputs authored by A/Prof Jennifer Cobcroft from 2001 onwards.


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