Dr. John F. Taylor

Salmon R&D Specialist

Dr. John F. Taylor – an expert in salmonid biology with over 20 years of experience both in academia and working in the aquaculture industry. Dr. Taylor joined AquaMaof from the University of Stirling, where he has been a senior lecturer in salmonid biology in the Breeding & Nutrition Group of the Institute of Aquaculture since 2016. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with key industrial representatives including major feed companies, breeders, and on-growing companies, within the UK, Europe and internationally.

Dr. Taylor’s portfolio of research expertise includes titles such as Impacts of RAS technology on salmonid development and smolt robustness, Improvement of production traits and commercialization of triploid salmon, and Evaluation of genotype x environment interactions on key performance traits among many others. He is also the holder of a European patent for his composition comprising phosphorous for use in preventing deformities in triploid fish.