Ian Bricknell

Expertise

πŸ¦ͺ Aquaculture, 🌊 Coastal and marine topics, 🐟 Fish, 🍞 Food security, 🀧 Immune system,Β πŸ’‰ Immunization and vaccines, 🦠 Pathogens,Β πŸ› Pests and parasites, 🍀 Seafood, 🦈 Sharks,

Bricknell studies how parasites thwart host defense mechanisms, the detection of fish diseases, and how the immune system of larval fishes develops to contain or resist infections. He is also extremely knowledgable about fish biology, specifically regarding sharks and marine parasites. Visit Bricknell’s biography to learn more.

A bubble graph demonstrating a 75% research and 25% teaching appointment split.
Bricknell balances his time between teaching courses (25%) about sharks and parasites, and studying how to manage pests and parasites for the aquaculture industry (75%).

Appointment details

Bricknell’s work is supported by:

  • School of Marine Sciences at the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
  • Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station

Experiment Station contributions

  • Current project:Β The Transmission and Prevention of Aquatic Disease in Maine