Bill Davison

ProfessorBill Davison

Fish Physiology
Julius von Haast 228
Internal Phone: 95170


Research Interests

Research interest is the biology of fish: exercise physiology; muscle anatomy and physiology, temperature physiology, temperature effects; salmon biology. Other interests include Antarctic biology.

Recent Publications

  • Gordon TAC., Harding HR., Clever FK., Davidson IK., Davison W., Montgomery DW., Weatherhead RC., Windsor FM., Armstrong JD. and Bardonnet A. (2018) Fishes in a changing world: learning from the past to promote sustainability of fish populations. Journal of Fish Biology 92(3): 804-827.
  • Middlemiss KL., Cook DG., Jaksons P., Jerrett AR. and Davison W. (2018) Lateralisation of visual function in yellow-eyed mullet (Aldrichetta forsteri) and its role in schooling behaviour. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology 51(1): 15-29.
  • Middlemiss KL., Cook DG., Jerrett AR. and Davison W. (2018) Effects of group size on school structure and behaviour in yellow‐eyed mullet Aldrichetta forsteri. Journal of Fish Biology 92(5): 1255-1272.
  • Van Doorslaer K., Kraberger S., Austin C., Farkas K., Bergeman M., Paunil E., Davison W. and Varsani A. (2018) Fish polyomaviruses belong to two distinct evolutionary lineages.. J Gen Virol
  • Middlemiss KL., Cook DG., Jerrett AR. and Davison W. (2017) Morphology and hydro-sensory role of superficial neuromasts in schooling behaviour of yellow-eyed mullet (Aldrichetta forsteri). Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology 203(10): 807-817.