Bilde av Peruzzi, Stefano
Bilde av Peruzzi, Stefano
Department of Arctic and Marine Biology stefano.peruzzi@uit.no +4777646798 (+47) 92295708 You can find me here

Stefano Peruzzi


Professor - Aquaculture & Fish genetics

Job description

Research interests within control of reproduction, induction of sterility and genetic improvement in farmed fish.

Member of the research group Aquaculture & Environment

Member of the BFE Faculty 'Doctoral Committee'

Leader of MSc course 'Advances in Aquaculture' (BIO-3011) and co-leader of BSc course 'Aquaculture I' (BIO-2508)


  • Junjie Zhang, Maia L. Eggen, Stefano Peruzzi, Rolf Klokkerengen, Eivind B. Sundfør, Derrick Kwame Odei et al.:
    Effects of prolonged application of peracetic acid-based disinfectant on recirculating aquaculture systems stocked with Atlantic salmon parr
    Science of the Total Environment 2024 DOI
  • Grace Wyngaard, Rasmus Skern-Mauritzen, Ketil Malde, Rachel Prendergast, Stefano Peruzzi :
    The salmon louse genome may be much larger than sequencing suggests
    Scientific Reports 22. April 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Martina Bortoletti, Lisa Maccatrozzo, Stefano Peruzzi, Jo Espen Tau Strand, Malcolm Jobling, Giuseppe Radaelli et al.:
    Dietary effects on biomarkers of growth, stress, and welfare of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) during parr-smolt transformation
    Aquaculture Reports 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Filipe Figueiredo, Harald Kristoffersen, Shripathi Bhat, Zuobing Zhang, Jacques Godfroid, Stefano Peruzzi et al.:
    Immunostimulant Bathing Influences the Expression of Immune- and Metabolic-Related Genes in Atlantic Salmon Alevins
    Biology (Basel) 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Silvia Martinez-Llorens, Stefano Peruzzi, Inger Britt Falk-Petersen, Sergio Godoy-Olmos, Lars Olav Ulleberg, Ana Tomas-Vidal et al.:
    Digestive tract morphology and enzyme activities of juvenile diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed fishmealbased diets with or without fish protein hydrolysates
    PLOS ONE 11. January 2021 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Derrick Kwame Odei, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Fernandes :
    Transcriptome sequencing and histology reveal dosage compensation in the liver of triploid pre-smolt Atlantic salmon
    Scientific Reports 08. October 2020 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Stefano Peruzzi, Hege Lysne, Hilde Toften, Helge Tveiten, Bjørn-Steinar Sæther et al.:
    Effects of different incubation and start-feeding temperature regimes on growth, survival, and histomorphology of cod larvae
    Aquaculture International 2019 ARKIV / DOI
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Guido Riesen, Rudi Ripman Seim, Ørjan Hagen, Silvia Martinez-Llorens et al.:
    Growth and development of skeletal anomalies in diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed phosphorus-rich diets with fish meal and hydrolyzed fish protein
    PLOS ONE 22. March 2018 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Münevver Oral, Julie Colleter, Michaël Bekaert, John B. Taggart, Christos  Palaiokostas, Brendan J.  McAndrew et al.:
    Gene-centromere mapping in meiotic gynogenetic European seabass
    BMC Genomics 2017 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Cecilia Campos Vargas, Stefano Peruzzi, Anjana Palihawadana, Oddvar Ottesen, Ørjan Hagen :
    Muscle growth of triploid Atlantic cod juveniles (Gadus morhua)
    Aquaculture Research 2017 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Cecilia Vargas, Ørjan Hagen, Christel Solberg, Malcolm Jobling, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Growth and gut morphology of diploid and triploid juvenile Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)
    Aquaculture Research 2016 ARKIV / DOI
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Ørjan Hagen, Malcolm Jobling :
    Gut morphology of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.)
    Aquaculture International 2015 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Cecilia Vargas, Stefano Peruzzi, Ørjan Hagen :
    Growth and muscle cellularity of diploid and triploid Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua Linnaeus, 1758) larvae
    Journal of Applied Ichthyology 2015 ARKIV / FULLTEKST / PROSJEKT / DOI
  • Velmurugu Puvanendran, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Hege Lysne, Helge Tveiten, Hilde Toften, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Effects of different step-wise temperature increment regimes during egg incubation of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua L.) on egg viability and newly hatched larval quality
    Aquaculture Research 2015 FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Melissa Evans, Kim Præbel, Stefano Peruzzi, Per-Arne Amundsen, Louis Bernatchez :
    Phenotype-environment association of the oxygen transport system in trimorphic European whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus) populations
    Evolution 2014 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Julie Colléter, David J Penman, Stephane Lallement, Christian Fauvel, Tanja Lexau Hanebrekke, Renate Døving Osvik et al.:
    Genetic Inactivation of European Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) Eggs Using UV-Irradiation: Observations and Perspectives
    PLOS ONE 20. October 2014 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Malcolm Jobling, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Ingrid Lein, Velmurugu Puvanendran :
    Gut morphology of diploid and triploid Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua
    Journal of Applied Ichthyology 2013 FULLTEKST / DOI
  • Kim Præbel, Rune Knudsen, Anna Siwertsson, Markku Karhunen, Kimmo K. Kahilainen, Otso Ovaskainen et al.:
    Ecological speciation in postglacial European whitefish: rapid adaptive radiations into the littoral, pelagic, and profundal lake habitats
    Ecology and Evolution 2013 FULLTEKST / ARKIV / DOI
  • Melissa Evans, Kim Præbel, Stefano Peruzzi, Louis Bernatchez :
    Parallelism in the oxygen transport system of the lake whitefish: the role of physiological divergence in ecological speciation
    Molecular Ecology 2012 DOI
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Ingrid Lein, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Ørjan Hagen, Malcolm Jobling :
    Production of sterile Atlantic cod: A way to satisfy industrial and environmental criteria?
    2012
  • Håkon Magne Otterå, Anders Thorsen, Stefano Peruzzi, Geir Dahle, Tom Johnny Hansen, Ørjan Karlsen :
    Induction of meiotic gynogenesis in Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua (L.)
    Journal of Applied Ichthyology 2011 DOI
  • Kjersti Eline Tønnessen Busch, Stefano Peruzzi, fride Tonning, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen :
    Effect of prey type and size on the growth, survival and pigmentation of cod (Gadus morhua, L.) larvae
    Aquaculture Nutrition 2011 DOI
  • Kjersti Eline Tønnessen Busch, Stefano Peruzzi, fride Tonning, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen :
    Effect of prey type and size on the growth, survival and pigmentation of cod (Gadus morhua L.) larvae
    Aquaculture Nutrition 2010 DOI
  • Malcolm Jobling, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Seabreams and Porgies (Family: Sparidae)
    CABI Publishing 2010
  • Ann Eileen Lennert, Philip James, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Sea urchin/Macroalgae Networking Workshop
    2024
  • Philip James, Tor Evensen, Thapa Sushmita, Theodor Bergquist, Stefano Peruzzi, Runar Gjerp Solstad :
    DEVELOPING USES FOR SEA URCHIN BIOMASS REMOVED FROM SEA URCHIN BARRENS
  • Martina Bartoletti, Lisa Maccatrozzo, Stefano Peruzzi, Marta Vascellari, Erica Melchiotti, Giuseppe Radaelli et al.:
    Growth, seawater adaptation and stress evaluation of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed two different diets during smoltification.
    2021
  • Martina Bortoletti, Lisa Maccatrozzo, Stefano Peruzzi, Erica Melchiotti, Giuseppe Radaelli, Daniela Bertotto :
    Growth and stress evaluation in juvenile diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) during smoltification
    2021
  • Derrick Kwame Odei, Stefano Peruzzi, Ørjan Hagen, Jorge Manuel de Oliveira Fernandes :
    LIVER TRANSCRIPTOME OF JUVENILE DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID ATLANTIC SALMON (SALMO SALAR L.)
    2019
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Ørjan Hagen, D Kwame Odei, Guido Riesen, Rudi Ripman Seim et al.:
    Growth of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed a standard diet and an experimental diet containing high proportions of hydrolysed proteins.
    2017
  • S Godoy-Olmos, Silvia Martinez-Llorens, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Lars-Olav Ulleberg, G Estruch-Cucarella, A Tomás-Vidal et al.:
    Hagen, Ø., Kwame Odei, D., Riesen, G., Ripman Seim, R., Fernandes, J.M.O. and Jobling M. (2017). Effects of triploidization on digestive enzyme activities and histology of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed two different diets.
    2017
  • D Kwame Odei, Jorge Fernandes, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Guido Riesen et al.:
    Differences in gut transcriptome profiles between diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).
    2017
  • Derrick Odei, Jorge Manuel de Oliveria Fernandes, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Guido Riesen et al.:
    Dietary effects on gut transcriptome of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon Salmo salar
    2017
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran, Guido Riesen, Rudi Ripman Seim, Øyvind Hagen, Silvia Martinez-Llorens et al.:
    Growth of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon Salmo salar fed phosphorous-rich diets with fish meal and hydrolyzed fish protein.
    2017
  • Velmurugu Puvanendran, Stefano Peruzzi, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Lars-Olav Ulleberg, fride Tonning, Ørjan Hagen et al.:
    GROWTH OF JUVENILE DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID SALMON (Salmo salar) FED A STANDARD DIET AND AN EXPERIMENTAL DIET CONTAINING HIGH PROPORTIONS OF HYDROLISED PROTEINS.
    2017 FULLTEKST
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Ørjan Hagen, Cecilia Vargas, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Malcolm Jobling :
    Does ploidy affect gut morphology of farmed fish? Evidence from Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)
    2014
  • Ørjan Hagen, Cecilia Vargas, Christel Solberg, Stefano Peruzzi :
    PERFORMANCE OF DIPLOID AND TRIPLOID ATLANTIC COD (Gadus morhua): A COMPARATIVE STUDY
    2014
  • Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Stefano Peruzzi, Velmurugu Puvanendran :
    Effects of different incubation and start-feeding temperature regimes on histomorphology of cod larvae
  • Velmurugu Puvanendran, Helge Tveiten, Hilde Toften, Bjørn-Steinar Sæther, Hanne Johnsen, Marit Seppola et al.:
    Temperature paradox for Atlantic cod: low or high?
    2014
  • Anders Karlsson, Øyvind Aas-Hansen, Helge K. Johnsen, Tonje Jensen, Karl-Erik Eilertsen, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Recovery from Exhaustive, Anaerobic Exercise in Triploid and Diploid Atlantic Cod
  • Cecilia Olsen, Stefano Peruzzi, Oddvar Ottesen, Christel Solberg, Ørjan Hagen :
    Muscle growth of triploid Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)juveniles
    2013
  • Cecilia Olsen, Ørjan Hagen, Christel Solberg, Stefano Peruzzi :
    EFFECTS OF TRIPLOIDIZATION ON GROWTH AND GUT MORPHOLOGY OF ATLANTIC COD (Gadus morhua) JUVENILES
    2013
  • Stefano Peruzzi :
    Peer review: Aquaculture (6 manuscripts)
    2013
  • Cecilia Olsen, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Christel Solberg :
    Muscle growth of triploid Atlantic cod larvae
    2013
  • Julie Colléter, Stefano Peruzzi, Helena D'Cotta, Stephane Lallement, Alain Vergnet, Christian Fauvel et al.:
    Induction of androgenesis in the European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) : First attempts and perspectives
    2013
  • Cecilia Olsen, Ørjan Hagen, Stefano Peruzzi, Christel Solberg :
    Performance of juvenile triploid cod – a comparative study
    2013
  • Velmurugu Puvanendran, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Hege Lysne, Helge Tveiten, Hilde Toften, Stefano Peruzzi :
    Effects of different temperature increment regimes during egg incubation of Atlantic cod on egg viability and larval quality
    2012
  • Stefano Peruzzi :
    Techniques for determination of ploidy status in fish and experiences with triploid Atlantic cod
    2012
  • Stefano Peruzzi, Inger-Britt Falk-Petersen, Ingrid Lein, Ørjan Hagen, Malcolm Jobling :
    Production of sterile Atlantic cod: A way to satisfy industrial and environmental criteria?
    2011
  • Melissa Evans, Kim Præbel, Stefano Peruzzi, Per-Arne Amundsen, Lauren Chapman, Louis Bernatchez :
    Elucidating the role of physiological adaptations in the ecological speciation of whitefish
    2011

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    Publications outside Cristin

    Noen nyere publikasjoner:

    Münevver, Oral; Colléter Julie; Bekaert Michael; Taggart John B; Palaiokostas Christos; McAndrew Brendan J; Vandeputte Marc; Chatain Bèatrice; Kuhl Heiner; Reinhardt Richard; Peruzzi Stefano; Penman David J (2017). Gene-centromere mapping in meiotic European seabass. BMC Genomics 18, 449.  doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3826-z

    Peruzzi, Stefano; Hagen, Ørjan; Jobling, Malcolm. Gut morphology of diploid and triploid Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.).  (fulltekst)  Aquaculture International 2015; Volum 23 (4). ISSN 0967-6120.s 1105 - 1108.s http://doi.org/10.1007/s10499-014-9867-2

    Evans, Melissa; Præbel, Kim; Peruzzi, Stefano; Bernatchez, Louis (2012). Parallelism in the oxygen transport system of the lake whitefish: the role of physiological divergence in ecological speciation. Molecular Ecology 21 (16): 4038 - 4050. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05682.x.

    Jobling, M., Peruzzi, S. and Woods, C. (2010). The Temperate Basses (Family: Moronidae) Chapter 15. In: Finfish Aquaculture Diversification. Le Francois, Jobling, Brown and Blier (Eds.). CAB International Publishing, p. 337-360. http://www.cabi.org/cabebooks/ebook/20103134907

    Jobling, M. and Peruzzi, S. (2010). Seabreams and Porgies (Family: Sparidae) Chapter 16. In: Finfish Aquaculture Diversification. Le Francois, Jobling, Brown and Blier (Eds.). CAB International Publishing, p. 361-373. http://www.cabi.org/cabebooks/ebook/20103134907


    Research interests

    Culture of marine and freshwater fish and other organisms. Control of maturation and study of sex determination systems. Chromosomal (polyploidy, gynogenesis), environmental and hormonal manipulations. Ecology and genetics (evolution) of northern populations of freshwater fish.

    Researchgate profile (personal webpage)

    Current projects

    WOLFHUNGER (2023 – 2025). A collaborative platform to support upscaling of spotted wolffish aquaculture. Funding: FHF Nord Norge (Arctic).

    AQUADEVBUS (2023-2026). Development of aquaculture education in higher educational institutions in Kenya. Funding: EU, ERASMUS Lump Sum Grants.

    Teaching

    Pedagogical certificates

    • University Pedagogical Competence: UPS course, UniPed Result, UiT 2005-2006
    • PhD supervision course: UniPed Result, UiT 2020-2021

    Teaching and student supervision:

    Bachelor and Master courses within Fishery and Aquaculture, Biology and Fish Health programmes: General Aquaculture (Bio-2508), Bio-2505, Introduction to Fish Biology (Bio-2506), Early life of marine fish (Bio-3512), Advances in Aquaculture (Bio-3011), and Arctic Marine Pollution (Bio-3009).
    Supervision of Master and PhD students
    Invited external lecturer in MSc courses at University of Padua (Italy), University Centre of the Westfjords (Iceland), and University of Insubria (Varese, Italy).

    Current PhD candidate:

    Filipe Figueiredo, Title: 'An omics approach for identifying correlates of protection for a SAV-3 vaccine in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)'. Supervisors: Roy Ambli Dalmo, Kim Pæbel, Jacques Godfroid.

    Former PhD students (current employment):

    Anne Helena Kettunen, Scientist, Animal Genetics, Nofima, Ås (Norway)

    Kjersti Eline Tønnesen Busch, Researcher and Co-founder, SALT (Norway)

    Cecilia Campos Vargas, Production biologist, MOWI - Region Nord (Norway)

    Julie Colléter, University of Montpellier 2 (France)

    Recently graduated MSc students:

    May 2023: Samaneh Mousavi (MSc Fish Health). Title: 'Evaluation of ozone and peracetic acid use during a Yersinia ruckeri challenge in Atlantic salmon recirculating aquaculture systems'. Supervisors: Vasco Mota (NMBU) and Stefano Peruzzi (UiT – The Arctic University of Norway).

    May 2023: Erlend Vartdal Eidsvik (MSc Biology). Title: 'Microplastics accumulation in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS)'. Supervisors: Vasco Mota, Velmurugu Puvanendran (Nofima), and Stefano Peruzzi.  


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