William A. Wurts, Ph.D.

Senior State Specialist for Aquaculture
Cooperative Extension Program
Kentucky State University at

UK Research and Education Center
P.O. Box 469 / 1205 Hopkinsville Street
Princeton, KY 42445-0469

Phone: 270/365-7541 ext. 200
FAX: 270/365-2667
E-mail: wwurts@uky.edu

Last Updated: 15-Sep-2014

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Sustainable Aquaculture
Airlift Pumps
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COMMERCIAL, SMALL-SCALE, AND RECREATIONAL FISH PRODUCTION
RECREATIONAL FISH PRODUCTION.
(view also as PDF) As: Managing recreational fish ponds. World Aquaculture, 23(2): 41-47.
GUIDELINES FOR PRODUCING FOOD-SIZE CHANNEL CATFISH.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(1): 70-72.
FEEDING CHANNEL CATFISH.
(view also as PDF) As: Review of feeding practices for channel catfish production. World Aquaculture, 32(4): 16-17 & 68.
CHANNEL CATFISH GROWTH IN SINGLE AND MULTIPLE-BATCH PRODUCTION
World Aquaculture, 42(1): 64-66.
SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING IN KENTUCKY
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 35(3): 8-9.
PRODUCTION GUIDELINES FOR SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CATFISH FARMING
(view also as PDF) Kentucky Aquatic Farming, 17(2): 6.
SUSTAINABLE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING
Low management production through modified stocking and feeding practices.
World Aquaculture, 26(3): 54-59.
BASIC COST AND MARKET VALUE ESTIMATES FOR CHANNEL CATFISH PRODUCTION.
World Aquaculture, 23(1): 70-72.
CATFISH FARMING IN KENTUCKY
Robert M. Durborow, Ph.D., Kentucky State University CEP
AQUACULTURE SITE SELECTION.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(3): 42-43.
LOW OXYGEN AND POND AERATION.
(view also as PDF) As: Dealing with oxygen depletion in ponds. World Aquaculture, 24(2): 108-109
HARVESTING FISH PONDS.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 24(1): 56-57.
TEMPORARY STORAGE OF FRESH FISH.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(1): 71.
WATERSHED FISH PRODUCTION PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 102
CONSTRUCTION OF LEVEE PONDS FOR COMMERCIAL CATFISH PRODUCTION
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 101
WATER GARDENS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 435
CHANNEL CATFISH: LIFE HISTORY AND BIOLOGY
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 180

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WATER QUALITY
LIMING PONDS FOR AQUACULTURE.
Wurts, W.A. and M.P. Masser. 2004. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4100.
PRACTICALITY OF LIQUID LIME SUSPENSIONS AND PELLETED LIME FOR LIMING PONDS.
World Aquaculture, 45(2): 30-31.
LOW OXYGEN AND POND AERATION.
(view also as PDF) As: Dealing with oxygen depletion in ponds. World Aquaculture, 24(2): 108-109.
PRODUCTION LIMITS AND POND BIOMASS
In: Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): pp. 146-147.
DAILY PH CYCLE AND AMMONIA TOXICITY.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 34(2):20-21.
MANAGING HIGH pH IN FRESHWATER PONDS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4604
MANAGING AMMONIA IN PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4603.
NITRITE IN FISH PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 462.
INTERACTIONS OF PH, CARBON DIOXIDE, ALKALINITY AND HARDNESS IN FISH PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 464.
ALKALINITY AND HARDNESS IN PRODUCTION PONDS.

(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 33(1): 16-17.
UNDERSTANDING WATER HARDNESS
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 24(1): 18.
EFFECTS OF BICARBONATE ALKALINITY AND CALCIUM ON THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF COPPER TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS).
Aquaculture, 125: 73-79.
EFFECTS OF CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM HARDNESS ON ACUTE COPPER TOXICITY TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS.
Aquaculture, 172: 275-280.
CONTROL OF CLAY TURBIDITY IN PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 460.

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SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE
SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150.
SUSTAINABLE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING
Low management production through modified stocking and feeding practices.
World Aquaculture, 26(3): 54-59.
LOW-INPUT SHRIMP FARMING IN Kentucky, Macrobrachium rosenbergii
World Aquaculture (In press). Click here for Slide Show.
LOW-INPUT SHRIMP FARMING DEMONSTRATION.
(view also as PDF) Kentucky Aquatic Farming, 15(4): 4.
ORGANIC FERTILIZATION IN PRODUCTION PONDS
(view also as PDF) As, Organic fertilization in culture ponds. World Aquaculture, 35(2): 64-65 .
SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CHANNEL CATFISH FARMING IN KENTUCKY
(view also as PDF) In, Small Scale Aquaculture: Proceedings of the Special Session Aquaculture 2002, a publication of the Association of 1890 Research Directors. UAPB Printing Services, Pine Bluff, AR. pp. 1-2.
PRODUCTION GUIDELINES FOR SMALL-SCALE AND HOME-USE CATFISH FARMING
(view also as PDF) Kentucky Aquatic Farming, 17(2): 6.
PLANKTON HARVEST AND POLYCULTURE
Presented as: Bio-mechanical plankton harvest: a conceptual model for the culture of multiple species. Presented at Aquaculture 2001 -- The international triennial conference and exposition of the World Aquaculture Society, the National Shellfisheries Association and the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society. Book of Abstracts, p. 704.
PRODUCTION LIMITS AND POND BIOMASS
In: Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): pp. 146-147.
SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE: CONCEPTS AND PERCEPTIONS
Presented at Aquaculture America '99; Tampa, FL -- The annual conference of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society and the National Aquaculture Association, January, 1999. Book of Abstracts, p. 217.
See publication; Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century.
Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150. 2000.
RECREATIONAL FISH PRODUCTION.
(view also as PDF) As: Managing recreational fish ponds. World Aquaculture, 23(2): 41-47.
BASS-TILAPIA POLYCULTURE.
(view also as PDF) Presented as: Polyculture of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) with blue tilapia (Tilapia aurea): using tilapia progeny as forage. The annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, Hilton Head, SC. Abstract, p. 56. 1993. (Unpublished Manuscript)

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FISH EVOLUTION & PHYSIOLOGY
VERTEBRATE & FISH EVOLUTION: WHY CAN SOME FISH LIVE IN FRESH WATER, SOME IN SALT WATER, AND SOME IN BOTH?
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 29(1): 65.
Also as: Why do some fish normally live in freshwater and others in saltwater? How can some fish adapt to both?
Scientific American: Ask the Experts: Biology. http://www.sciam.com, 1/19/98: 3-4.
USING SALT TO REDUCE HANDLING STRESS IN CHANNEL CATFISH
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 26(3): 80-81.
OSMOREGULATION, RED DRUM, AND EURYHALINE FISH:  ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY

In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
MEMBRANE PERMEABILITY, CALCIUM, AND OSMOTIC PRESSURE
In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
RESPONSES OF RED DRUM (SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS) TO CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN FRESH AND SALT WATER.
Aquaculture, 76: 21-35.
EFFECTS OF BICARBONATE ALKALINITY AND CALCIUM ON THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF COPPER TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS).
Aquaculture, 125: 73-79.
EFFECTS OF CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM HARDNESS ON ACUTE COPPER TOXICITY TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS.
Aquaculture, 172: 275-280.

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AIRLIFT PUMPS

RECTANGULAR AIRLIFT PUMP DESIGN
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, pp. 76-78.
RECTANGULAR AIRLIFT PUMP DESIGN OUTPERFORMS CYLINDRICAL UNITS
Global Aquaculture Advocate, 15(6): 77-78.
www.gaalliance.org/mag/2012/Nov-Dec/index.html
PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS OF AIRLIFT PUMPS FOR FIELD APPLICATIONS.
World Aquaculture, 25(4): 51-54.
SHUNT BIOFILTERS
(view also as PDF) Presentation as, Shunt Biofiltration: A Concept and Design for Increasing Capacity.
Aquaculture '04; Honolulu, HI; March 4, 2004. Book of Abstracts, p. 652.
(click here for Slide Show)
AIRLIFT PUMP DESIGN
Basic diagrams of 3 airlift pump designs.
AIRLIFT PUMP PERFORMANCE, 3-inch DIAMETER
Water flow at 3 air injection depths.
AIRLIFT PUMP PERFORMANCE, 4-inch DIAMETER
Water flow at 3 air injection depths.
AIRLIFT PUMP PERFORMANCE, 6-inch DIAMETER
Water flow at 3 air injection depths.
AIRLIFT PUMP DE-STRATIFIER
Design of an easily constructed airlift de-stratifying pump.

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RECIRCULATING AQUACULTURE SYSTEMS
RECTANGULAR AIRLIFT PUMP DESIGN
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, pp. 76-78.
PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN CHARACTERISTICS OF AIRLIFT PUMPS FOR FIELD APPLICATIONS.
World Aquaculture, 25(4): 51-54.
SHUNT BIOFILTERS
(view also as PDF) Presentation as, Shunt Biofiltration: A Concept and Design for Increasing Capacity.
Aquaculture '04; Honolulu, HI; March 4, 2004. Book of Abstracts, p. 652.
(click here for Slide Show)
RECIRCULATING AQUACULTURE TANK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: AN OVERVIEW OF CRITICAL CONSIDERATIONS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 451
RECIRCULATING AQUACULTURE TANK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: MANAGEMENT OF RECIRCULATING SYSTEMS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 452
RECIRCULATING AQUACULTURE TANK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: COMPONENT OPTIONS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 453
RECIRCULATING AQUACULTURE TANK PRODUCTION SYSTEMS: AQUAPONICS -- INTEGRATING FISH AND PLANT CULTURE.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 454
THE ECONOMICS OF RECIRCULATING TANK SYSTEMS: A SPREADSHEET FOR INDIVIDUAL ANALYSIS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 456

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POND CONSTRUCTION & REPAIRS
AQUACULTURE SITE SELECTION.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(3): 42-43.
WATERSHED FISH PRODUCTION PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 102
CONSTRUCTION OF LEVEE PONDS FOR COMMERCIAL CATFISH PRODUCTION
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 101
REPAIRING FISH POND LEVEES.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 104.
RENOVATING LEAKY PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 105.
SELECTING THE PROPER PUMP.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 372.
PIPING SYSTEMS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 373.
OPEN CHANNEL FLOW IN AQUACULTURE.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 374.

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POND MANAGEMENT
MANAGING RECREATIONAL FISH PONDS.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 23(2): 41-47.
LIMING PONDS FOR AQUACULTURE.
Wurts, W.A. and M.P. Masser. 2004. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4100.
PRACTICALITY OF LIQUID LIME SUSPENSIONS AND PELLETED LIME FOR LIMING PONDS.
World Aquaculture, 45(2): 30-31.
LOW OXYGEN AND POND AERATION.
(view also as PDF) As: Dealing with oxygen depletion in ponds. World Aquaculture, 24(2): 108-109.
PRODUCTION LIMITS AND POND BIOMASS
In: Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): pp. 146-147.
DAILY PH CYCLE AND AMMONIA TOXICITY.
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 34(2):20-21.
MANAGING AMMONIA IN PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4603.
NITRITE IN FISH PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 462.
FERTILIZING FISH PONDS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 471.
FERTILIZATION OF FISH FRY PONDS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 469.
ORGANIC FERTILIZATION IN PRODUCTION PONDS
(view also as PDF) As, Organic fertilization in culture ponds. World Aquaculture, 35(2): 64-65 .
USE OF COPPER SULFATE (BLUESTONE) FOR ALGAE CONTROL
(view also as PDF)
AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT - HERBICIDES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 361
AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT - CONTROL METHODS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 360
USING GRASS CARP IN AQUACULTURE AND PRIVATE IMPOUNDMENTS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 3600.
WATER GARDENS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 435
CONTROL OF CLAY TURBIDITY IN PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 460.

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LIVE-FISH TRANSPORT
LIVE HAULING CHANNEL CATFISH
Kentucky State University, Division of Aquaculture, Cooperative Extension Program: 27 pp.
USING SALT TO TRANSPORT LIVE FISH
(view also as PDF) As: Using salt to reduce handling stress in channel catfish. World Aquaculture, 26(3): 80-81.
SALTS, MEMBRANE PHYSIOLOGY & BIOPHYSICS
In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
PURE OXYGEN AND LIVE FISH TRANSPORT
(view also as PDF) Kentucky Fish Farming, 3(2).
TRANSPORTING CHANNEL CATFISH FRY AND FINGERLINGS IN PLASTIC BAGS
(view also as PDF) World Aquaculture, 24(3): 85.
TRANSPORTATION OF WARMWATER FISH: EQUIPMENT AND GUIDELINES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 390
SORTING AND GRADING WARMWATER FISH
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 391
TRANSPORTATION OF WARMWATER FISH: PROCEDURES AND LOADING RATES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 392
TRANSPORTATION OF WARMWATER FISH: LOADING RATES AND TIPS BY SPECIES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 393
FISH DISEASES: VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC SEPTICEMIA (VHS)
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 201-2009

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AQUATIC POLYCULTURE
PADDLEFISH POLYCULTURE WITH FRESHWATER SHRIMP
World Aquaculture, 41(2): 30-31. Click here for Slide Show.
PLANKTON HARVEST AND POLYCULTURE
Presented as: Bio-mechanical plankton harvest: a conceptual model for the culture of multiple species. Presented at Aquaculture 2001 -- The international triennial conference and exposition of the World Aquaculture Society, the National Shellfisheries Association and the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society. Book of Abstracts, p. 704.
MODIFIED POLYCULTURE.
In: Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century. Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): pp. 148-149.
BASS-TILAPIA POLYCULTURE.
(view also as PDF) Presented as: Polyculture of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) with blue tilapia (Tilapia aurea): using tilapia progeny as forage. The annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, Hilton Head, SC. Abstract, p. 56. 1993. (Unpublished Manuscript)
POLYCULTURE OF RED DRUM WITH BLUE TILAPIA AND RED SWAMP CRAWFISH

In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.

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AQUATIC PLANTS
FARMING ALGAL FUEL: ECONOMICS CHALLENGE PROCESS POTENTIAL.
Global Aquaculture Advocate, 13(4): 71-73 (July/August) -- www.gaalliance.org/mag/2010/Jul-Aug/pageflip.html
Click here for Slide Show
GROWING MICROALGAE TO FEED BIVALVE LARVAE (http://www.nrac.umd.edu/factsheets/fact160.html)
(view also as PDF) Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Fact Sheet No. 160
PHYTOPLANKTON CULTURE FOR AQUACULTURE FEED
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 5004
ALGAL CULTURES (http://web.biosci.utexas.edu/utex/)
The Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas at Austin
ALGAL TOXINS IN POND AQUACULTURE
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4605
AQUATIC PLANT CULTURE
Rutgers Cooperative Research & Extension, Fact Sheet FS535
WATER GARDENS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 435

Identification

http://aquaplant.tamu.edu/plant-identification/
http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu
Top 10 Aquatic Weeds (in KY) (weed pictures take from 6-9 seconds to download)
Slide show presented at: 2008 Fall ANR Update for all Ag and Natural Resource and Horticulture County Extension Agents in Winchester, KY, 10/22/2008.

Control

USE OF COPPER SULFATE (BLUESTONE) FOR ALGAE CONTROL
(view also as PDF)
AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT - HERBICIDES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 361
AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT - CONTROL METHODS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 360
AQUATIC WEED MANAGEMENT: HERBICIDE SAFETY, TECHNOLOGY & APPLICATION TECHNIQUES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 3601
USING GRASS CARP IN AQUACULTURE AND PRIVATE IMPOUNDMENTS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 3600.

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ABSTRACTS, ETC.
AN HYPOTHESIS ON THE LIGHT REQUIREMENTS FOR SPAWNING PENAEID SHRIMP WITH EMPHASIS ON PENAEUS SETIFERUS.
1984. Aquaculture, 41: 93-98.
RESPONSES OF RED DRUM (SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS) TO CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN FRESH AND SALT WATER.
1989. Aquaculture, 76: 21-35.
GROWTH RATES OF JUVENILE RED DRUM (SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS) REARED ON COMMERCIAL SALMON FEED IN FRESH AND SALT WATER.
1993. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 24(3): 422-424.
EFFECTS OF BICARBONATE ALKALINITY AND CALCIUM ON THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF COPPER TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS).
1994. Aquaculture, 125: 73-79.
DEVELOPING FEEDING TABLES FOR RED DRUM AND CHANNEL CATFISH.
1998. Presented as: Developing feeding tables for aquaculture: using channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and red drum Sciaenops ocellatus as models. Aquaculture '98; Las Vegas, NV -- The international triennial conference and exposition of the World Aquaculture Society, the National Shellfisheries Association and the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society. Book of Abstracts, p. 589.
(click here for Slide Show)
EFFECTS OF CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM HARDNESS ON ACUTE COPPER TOXICITY TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS.
1999. Aquaculture, 172: 275-280.
SUSTAINABLE AQUACULTURE: CONCEPTS AND PERCEPTIONS
Presented at Aquaculture America '99; Tampa, FL -- The annual conference of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society and the National Aquaculture Association, January, 1999. Book of Abstracts, p. 217.
See publication; Sustainable aquaculture in the twenty-first century.
Reviews in Fisheries Science, 8(2): 141-150. 2000
PLANKTON HARVEST AND POLYCULTURE
Presented as: Bio-mechanical plankton harvest: a conceptual model for the culture of multiple species. Presented at Aquaculture 2001 -- The international triennial conference and exposition of the World Aquaculture Society, the National Shellfisheries Association and the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society. Book of Abstracts, p. 704.
SHUNT BIOFILTRATION: A CONCEPT AND DESIGN FOR INCREASING CAPACITY
Presentation at: Aquaculture '04; Honolulu, HI; March 4, 2004. Book of Abstracts, p. 652.
(click here for Slide Show)
LOW-INPUT SHRIMP FARMING Machrobrachium rosenbergii
Presentation at: Aquaculture '04; Honolulu, HI; March 4, 2004. Book of Abstracts, p. 652.
(click here for Slide Show)

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RED DRUM
PRODUCING JUVENILE RED DRUM
(view also as PDF) Professional Internship (WFS) 684, Texas A&M University -- Final Report, July 1981.
RESPONSES OF RED DRUM (SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS) TO CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM CONCENTRATIONS IN FRESH AND SALT WATER.
Aquaculture, 76: 21-35.
GROWTH RATES OF JUVENILE RED DRUM (SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS) REARED ON COMMERCIAL SALMON FEED IN FRESH AND SALT WATER.
Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 24(3): 422-424.
POLYCULTURE OF RED DRUM WITH BLUE TILAPIA AND RED SWAMP CRAWFISH

In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
OSMOREGULATION, RED DRUM, AND EURYHALINE FISH:  ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSIOLOGY

In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
MEMBRANE PERMEABILITY, CALCIUM, AND OSMOTIC PRESSURE
In:  An evaluation of specific ionic and growth parameters affecting the feasibility of commercially producing red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus).  Doctoral dissertation.  Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.  1987.
DEVELOPING FEEDING TABLES FOR RED DRUM AND CHANNEL CATFISH.
1998. Presented as: Developing feeding tables for aquaculture: using channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus and red drum Sciaenops ocellatus as models. Aquaculture '98; Las Vegas, NV -- The international triennial conference and exposition of the World Aquaculture Society, the National Shellfisheries Association and the Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society. Book of Abstracts, p. 589.
(click here for Slide Show)
RED DRUM: BIOLOGY AND LIFE HISTORY
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 320
RED DRUM: SITE SELECTION AND POND CONSTRUCTION
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 321
RED DRUM: PRODUCTION OF FOOD FISH
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 322
RED DRUM: BROOD STOCK AND HATCHERY PRODUCTION
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 323
RED DRUM: PRODUCTION OF FINGERLINGS AND STOCKERS
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 324

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COPPER TOXICITY
EFFECTS OF CALCIUM AND MAGNESIUM HARDNESS ON ACUTE COPPER TOXICITY TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS.
Aquaculture, 172: 275-280.
EFFECTS OF BICARBONATE ALKALINITY AND CALCIUM ON THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF COPPER TO JUVENILE CHANNEL CATFISH (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS).
Aquaculture, 125: 73-79.
USE OF COPPER SULFATE (BLUESTONE) FOR ALGAE CONTROL
(view also as PDF)
INTERACTIONS OF PH, CARBON DIOXIDE, ALKALINITY AND HARDNESS IN FISH PONDS.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 464.

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SHRIMP
LOW-INPUT SHRIMP FARMING IN Kentucky, Macrobrachium rosenbergii
World Aquaculture, 38(4): 44-49. Click here for Slide Show.
AN HYPOTHESIS ON THE LIGHT REQUIREMENTS FOR SPAWNING PENAEID SHRIMP WITH EMPHASIS ON PENAEUS SETIFERUS.
Aquaculture, 41: 93-98.
GROWOUT OF FRESHWATER PRAWNS IN KENTUCKY PONDS
Prawn Production Manual, Kentucky State University, 2002.
FRESHWATER PRAWNS: BIOLOGY AND LIFE HISTORY
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 483
FRESHWATER PRAWNS: POND PRODUCTION AND GROW-OUT
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 484
OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSTRAINTS IN MARINE SHRIMP FARMING.
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2600
ACCLIMATING PACIFIC WHITE SHRIMP, Litopenaeus vannamei, TO INLAND, LOW-SALINITY WATERS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2601
BAIT SHRIMP CULTURE
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 1201
AQUACULTURE OF BAIT SHRIMP ON THE GULF COAST
Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, ANR-1299
ALGAL CULTURES (http://www.utex.org/)
The Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas at Austin
GROWING MICROALGAE TO FEED BIVALVE LARVAE (http://www.nrac.umd.edu/factsheets/fact160.html)
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Fact Sheet No. 160

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MORE INFORMATION / PUBLICATIONS
Regional Aquaculture Centers
and the FAO

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
AQUACULTURE FACT SHEETS (http://srac.tamu.edu)

Center for Tropical and Subtropical  Aquaculture
PUBLICATIONS (http://www.ctsa.org/index.php/publications)

North Central Regional Aquaculture Center
PUBLICATIONS (http://www.ncrac.org/node/295)

Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center
PUBLICATIONS (http://www.nrac.umd.edu/publications/index.cfm)

Western Regional Aquaculture Center
PUBLICATIONS (http://www.fish.washington.edu/wrac/)

FAO: Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
CULTURED AQUATIC SPECIES FACT SHEETS
(
http://www.fao.org/fi/website/FISearch.do?dom=culturespecies)

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ALLIGATORS
ALLIGATOR PRODUCTION: AN INTRODUCTION

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 230

ALLIGATOR PRODUCTION: BREEDING AND EGG INCUBATION

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 231

ALLIGATOR PRODUCTION: GROW-OUT AND HARVEST

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 232

 

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BAITFISH
BAITFISH FARMING IN THE UNITED STATES: A KENTUCKY PERSPECTIVE
World Aquaculture, 31(2): 55-56.
COMMON FARM-RAISED BAITFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 120

BAITFISH: FEEDS AND FEEDING PRACTICES

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 121

BAITFISH PRODUCTION: ENTERPRISE BUDGET

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 122

FEEDING PRACTICES FOR BAITFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 123

GROWING BULL MINNOWS FOR BAIT

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 1200

 

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BIGHEAD CARP & BUFFALO
BIGHEAD CARP
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 438

BIGMOUTH BUFFALO

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 723

 

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BULLFROGS & TURTLES

BULLFROG CULTURE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 436

PET TURTLE PRODUCTION

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 439

 

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COBIA

COBIA

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 7202

 

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CRAWFISH
CRAWFISH PRODUCTION: PRODUCTION ECONOMICS, POND CONSTRUCTION AND WATER SUPPLY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 240

CRAWFISH PRODUCTION: PRODUCTION SYSTEMS AND FORAGES

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 241

CRAWFISH: A HEALTHY CHOICE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 243

AUSTRALIAN RED CLAW CRAYFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 244

CRAWFISH PRODUCTION: HARVESTING

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2400

SEMI-INTENSIVE PRODUCTION OF RED SWAMP CRAWFISH IN EARTHEN PONDS WITH PLANTED FORAGE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2401

CRAWFISH AQUACULTURE – MARKETING

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2402
PROCAMBRID CRAWFISH: LIFE HISTORY AND BIOLOGY
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 2403

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FLOUNDER & GROUPER
GROUPER AQUACULTURE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 721

SOUTHERN FLOUNDER

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 726

 

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GOLDFISH & KOI
SPECIES PROFILE: KOI AND GOLDFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 7201

 

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HYBRID STRIPED BASS
HYBRID STRIPED BASS: BIOLOGY AND LIFE HISTORY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 300

HYBRID STRIPED BASS: HATCHERY PHASE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 301

HYBRID STRIPED BASS: FINGERLING PRODUCTION IN PONDS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 302

HYBRID STRIPED BASS: POND PRODUCTION OF FOODFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 303

IMPROVING FEEDS FOR HYBRID STRIPED BASS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 304

HYBRID STRIPED BASS: PRODUCTION IN PONDS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 3000

 

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LARGEMOUTH BASS
LARGEMOUTH BASS: BIOLOGY AND LIFE HISTORY
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 200

CULTURE OF LARGEMOUTH BASS FINGERLINGS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 201

SPECIES PROFILE: LARGEMOUTH BASS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 722
BASS-TILAPIA POLYCULTURE.
(view also as PDF) Presented as: Polyculture of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) with blue tilapia (Tilapia aurea): using tilapia progeny as forage. The annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, Hilton Head, SC. Abstract, p. 56. 1993. (Unpublished Manuscript)

 

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MOLLUSKS
CULTIVATING THE AMERICAN OYSTER, Crassostrea virginica

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 432
EXTENSIVE CULTURE OF CRASSOSTREA VIRGINICA IN THE GULF OF MEXICO REGION

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4300
OYSTER HATCHERY TECHNIQUES
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4302
AQUACULTURED OYSTER PRODUCTS: INSPECTION, QUALITY, HANDLING, STORAGE, SAFETY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 434
BIOLOGY AND CULTURE OF THE HARD CLAM (Mercenaria mercenaria)
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 433
HARD CLAM HATCHERY AND NURSERY PRODUCTION
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 4301
BIOLOGY OF THE ATLANTIC JACK KNIFE (RAZOR) CLAM (Ensis directus)
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 217-2010.
QUEEN CONCH, Strombus gigas
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 7203
MUSSEL CULTURE IN THE NORTHEAST
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 211-2010.

BIOLOGY OF THE BAY SCALLOP

Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 213-2010.

HATCHERY CULTURE OF THE BAY SCALLOP
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 214-2010.

NURSERY CULTURE OF THE BAY SCALLOP
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 215-2010.

GROW-OUT CULTURE OF THE BAY SCALLOP
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 216-2010.

GROWING MICROALGAE TO FEED BIVALVE LARVAE (http://www.nrac.umd.edu/factsheets/fact160.html)
Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center, Fact Sheet No. 160

ALGAL CULTURES (http://web.biosci.utexas.edu/utex/)
The Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas at Austin

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PADDLEFISH & STURGEON
PRODUCTION OF PADDLEFISH
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 437

SPECIES PROFILE: PRODUCTION OF STURGEON

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 7200

 

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SNAPPER
SPECIES PROFILE: MUTTON SNAPPER

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 725

 

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SUNFISH & FORAGE SPECIES
FORAGE SPECIES: RANGE, DESCRIPTION AND LIFE HISTORY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 140

FORAGE SPECIES: PRODUCTION TECHNIQUES

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 141

FORAGE SPECIES: RETURN ON INVESTMENT

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 142

SPECIES PROFILE: SUNFISH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 724

 

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TILAPIA
TILAPIA: A POTENTIAL SPECIES FOR KENTUCKY FISH FARMS
Kentucky Fish Farming, 12(1): 6
POND CULTURE OF TILAPIA

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 280

CAGE CULTURE OF TILAPIA

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 281

TILAPIA TANK CULTURE

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 282

TILAPIA: LIFE HISTORY AND BIOLOGY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 283
BASS-TILAPIA POLYCULTURE.
(view also as PDF) Presented as: Polyculture of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) with blue tilapia (Tilapia aurea): using tilapia progeny as forage. The annual meeting of the U.S. Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society, Hilton Head, SC. Abstract, p. 56. 1993. (Unpublished Manuscript)

 

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TROUT
TROUT PRODUCTION: HANDLING EGGS AND FRY

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 220

ESTIMATED BUDGETS FOR TROUT PRODUCTION: COSTS AND RETURNS FOR TROUT FARMING IN THE SOUTH

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 221

TROUT FARMING: CARRYING CAPACITY AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 222

TROUT PRODUCTION: FEEDS AND FEEDING METHODS

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 223

RAINBOW TROUT

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Publication No. 224


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