Dr. Jose Domingos

Dr. Jose Domingos

Dr. Jose Domingos

Associate Professor/Principal Research Fellow, Aquaculture


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), James Cook University, 2009 – 2013;
  • Master of Aquaculture, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, 2000 - 2001;
  • Bachelor of Oceanography (Hons), Federal University of Rio Grande, Brazil, 1996-2000

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Dr. Domingos has a long involvement with commercial shrimp and marine finfish operations. Prior to joining the James Cook University (Australia) Aquaculture Genetics research team in 2008 for the development of knowledge to improve barrumundi breeding, Dr. Domingos worked as a production manager for several shrimp farms in the South and Northeast of Brazil, where he supervised over 700 hectares of shrimp farming. Trained in Brazil (Oceanography, FURG; MSc. Aquaculture, UFSC) and Australia (PhD Aquaculture Genetics, JCU), Dr. Domingos has 20 years of combined industry, government and academic background.

Research Interests

  • Aquaculture applied breeding and genetics
  • Quantitative genetics and genomics for selective breeding programs
  • Marine finfish broodstock systems and management
  • Integrated shrimp farm management