- 1979: PhD in Marine Science, University of Wales, UK.
- 1975: BSc (Hons), in Marine Biology, University of Wales, UK
- 1972: BSc, Biology, Florida Institute of Technology, FL, USA
- understanding the relationship between stress and health
- the role of microbes in larval rearing systems
- the development of generic hatchery production systems
- the development of larval feeds for the production of high quality and health larvae.
Tziouveli V, Hall MR and Smith GG (2011) The effect of maturation diets on the reproductive output of the white-cleaner shrimp, Lysmata amboinensis. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 42: 56-65.
Crothers-Stomps C, Hoj L, Bourne DG, Hall MR and Owens L (2010) Isolation of lytic bacteriophage against Vibrio harveyi. Journal of Applied Microbiology 108: 1744-1750.
Smith GG, Kenway MJ and Hall MR (2010) Starvation and recovery ability of phyllosoma of the tropical spiny lobsters Panulirus ornatus and P. homarus in captivity. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India 52: 249-256.
Cano Gomez A, Bourne DG, Hall MR, Owens L and Hoj L (2009) Molecular identification, typing and tracking of Vibrio harveyi in aquaculture systems: Current methods and future prospects. Aquaculture 287: 1-10.
Hoj L, Bourne DG and Hall MR (2009) Localization, abundance and community structure of bacteria associated with Artemia: Effects of nauplii enrichment and antimicrobial treatment. Aquaculture 293: 278-285.
Smith G, Salmon ML, Kenway MJ and Hall MR (2009) Description of the larval morphology of captive reared Panulirus ornatus spiny lobsters, benchmarked against wild-caught specimens . Aquaculture 295: 76-88.
Smith GG, Hall MR and Salmon ML (2009) Use of microspheres, fresh and microbound diets to ascertain dietary path, component size and digestive gland functioning in phyllosoma of the spiny lobster Panulirus ornatus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 43: 205-215.
Wade NM, Tollenaere A, Hall MR and Degnan BM (2009) Evolution of a Novel Carotenoid-Binding Protein Responsible for Crustacean Shell Color. Molecular Biology and Evolution 26: 1851-1864.
Wietz M, Hall MR and Hoj L (2009) Effects of seawater ozonation on biofilm development in aquaculture tanks. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 32: 266-277.
de la Vega E, Degnan BM, Hall MR and Wilson KJ (2007) Differential expression of immune-related genes and transposable elements in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) exposed to a range of environmental stressors. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 23: 1072-1088.
de la Vega E, Hall MR, Wilson KJ, Reverter A, Woods RG and Degnan BM (2007) Stress-induced gene expression profiling in the black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon. Physiological Genomics 31: 126-138.