Aaron Elkins

Project: Identifying and isolating natural environmental attractants for application in carp control.

The main objectives are to determine if male carp odours including pheromones can be used to trap and remove female carp from Lakes Sorrell and Crescent in Tasmania.


Bachelor of Science with Honours in Chemical Sciences (2004), Victoria University of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Medical, Forensic and Analytical Chemistry (2003), Victoria University of Technology.

I have worked for the Department of Primary Industries with key skills in sample preparation and analysis, residue analysis and other routine analysis and method development. I enjoy physical challenges.


Project details

CRC Program:
Freshwater Products and Strategies

Department of Primary Industries Victoria

Russell Barrow (ANU)
Dr Simone Rochford (SARDI)