Research Profile

Maria O'Mahoney


My research interests include sea urchin and abalone nutrition and aquaculture.  I am also interested in the development of commercially focussed yet environmentally sound techniques for aquaculture.

As the Manager of the AFDC, I am responsible for the co-ordination of research projects and facilities within the AFDC.  Central to this, is the maintenance of best-practise techniques and adhering to the relevant legislation for aquaculture research.  Into the future, grant capture is a key focus for the AFDC with the ultimate aim of raising the overall profile of the AFDC in the international research domain.  

Research Interests

  • Invertebrate nutrition and aquaculture 
  • Environmental impact of aquaculture

Contact details

  • Maria O'Mahoney
    Manager, Aquaculture & Fisheries Development Centre
  • School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences
    The Cooperage Building
    Distillery Fields
    North Mall
  • 021 4904541
  • 021 4904664

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School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

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University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K