Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition Department Publications/Presentations

Publications 2013

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren G. Dominy, P.J. Bechtel and Scott Smiley.An Evaluation of Pink Salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) Testes Meal in Diets for Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei): Effect on palatability, digestibility and growth performance. Aquaculture Nutrition (in press)

Weifang Wang, Dong-Fang Deng, Nicola De Riu, Giuseppe Moniello and Silas S.O. Hung, 2013. Heat Shock Protein 70 responses in Tissues of White Sturgeon and Green Sturgeon Exposed to Different Stressors. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 75:164-169,2013.

D.F. Deng, Z.Y. Ju, W.G. Dominy, and S. Smiley and P. J. Bechtel. Pink salmon testes meal: as a protein ingredient or a feed additive for feeding Pacific threadfin, tropical marine fish. Global aquaculture Advocate, 2013, March

Publications 2012

Dave Jirsa, Dong-Fang Deng, D. Allen Davis, Weifant Wang, Silas S.O. Hung, Mark Drawbridge, 2012. The Effects of Dietary Lipid Levels on Performance and Heart Shock Protein Response of Juvenile White Sea Bass, Atractoscion nobilis. Aquaculture Nutrition (available online).

Dong Fang Deng, Z.Y. JU. L. Conquest, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel. Scott Smiley 2012. Feed Examines Effects of Fishmeal Storage. Storage Conditions Change Fishmeal Composition, Not Shrimp Growth. Global Aquaculture Advocate, Nov/Dec 2012, pp 44-46.

Dong Fang Deng, Z.Y. JU. L. Conquest, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel. Scott Smiley 2012. Effect of fish oil aged under different temperatures for different periods on growth performance of juvenile Pacific threadfin Global Aquafeed Autumn 2012.

Watters, C.A.,Iwamura, Scott, Ako, Harry, Deng, Dong-Fang. 2012. Nutrition Considerations in Aquaculture: The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Fish Development and Human Health.  College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources: Food and Nutrition July 2012 FN-11.

Ju, Z.Y.,  Frank Castille, D.F. Deng, W.G. Dominy, Addison Lawrence, Ian P. Forster 2011. Effects of replacing fish oil with stearine as a main lipid source in diet on growth and survival of Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture Research 2012:43, 1528-1535. 

Dong Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, L. Conquest, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel. Scott Smiley 2012. Effect of fish oil aged under different temperatures for different periods on growth performance of juvenile Pacific threadfin.  Spring 2012 Aquafeed: Advances in Processing & Formulation.

Dong Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, L. Conquest, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel. Scott Smiley 2012. Feed Examines Effects of Fishmeal Storage: Storage Conditions change Fishmeal Composition, Not Shrimp Growth.  Global Aquaculture Advocate, Nov/Dec 2012, pp 44-46. 

Watters, C.A., Rosner Lee S., Franke Adrian, Dominy, Warren G., Klinger-Bowen, RuthEllen, Tamaru, Clyde. Nutritional Enhancement of Long-Chain Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Tilapia (Oreochromis Honorum. The Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh, IJA:64:64.2013.869, 8pages.

Ian P. Forster, Warren G. Dominy, Lytha D. Conquest, Zhi Yong Ju, Michael Grey. Use of Agriculture By-products in diets for Pacific White Shrimp. Spring 2012 Aquafeed: Advances in Processing & Formulation.

Ju. Z.Y. Dominy, W.G., Forster, I.P. Scott Smiley, Peter J. Bechtel. Evaluation of skate meal and sablefish viscera meal as fish meal replacement in diets for Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis). Aquaculture Research  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2109.2012.03151.x/pdf.

Chatham Callan, Charles Laidley, Ian Forster, Ken Liu, Linda Kline, Allen Place. 2012 Examination of brookstock diet effects on egg production and egg quality in flame angelfish. (Centropyge lociculus) Aquaculture Research 43 pp. 696-705

Dong Fang Deng, Lytha Conquest, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel, Scott Smiley 2012. Digestibility of Fishery By-Products Tested Salmon Products, Fish Viscera Candidates for Shrimp Feed Ingredients.  Global Aquaculture Advocate, May/June 2012, pp 34-36.

Ju, Z.Y., D.F. Deng, W.G. Dominy. A defattaed microalgae (Haematoccus pluvialis) meal as a protein ingredient to partially replace fishmeal in diets of Pacific white shrimp(Litopeneaeus vannamei) - Aquaculture : 354-355 (2012) 50-55.

Jirsa D., D-F, Deng, D.A., Davis, W-F, Wang, S.S.O., Hung, M., Drawbridge. 2012. The Effects of Dietary Lipid Levels on Performance and Heat Shock Protein Response of Juvenile White Seabass, Atractoscion nobilis. Aquaculture Nutrition. (in press)

Lytha Conquest, Dong Fang Deng, Warren Dominy, Peter Bechtel, Scott Smiley 2012. Fishery By-Products Evaluated as Feeding Stimulants in Plant-Based Shrimp Diets. Global Aquaculture Advocate, March/April 2012, pp 42-43.

Ju,Z.Y., Dominy, WG. Forster, I.P. Replacement of fish meal by skate meal and sablefish viscera meal as  fishmeal replacement in diets for Pacific threadfin. (Polydactylus sexfilis) Aquaculture Research. Accepted 1/12.

S.S-Y., Huang, A.B., Strathe, W-F, Wang, D-F, Deng, J.G., Fadel, S.S.O., Hung . Selenocompounds in juvenile white sturgeon: Evaluating blood, tissue, and urine selenium concentrations after a single oral dose.  Aquatic Toxicology.  109:158-165

 S. Acuna, D-F., Deng, P., Lehman, S. 2011. The. Sublethal dietary effects of Microcystis on Sacramento splittail, Pogonichthys macrolepidotus. Aquatic Toxicology. (110-111): 1-8

Dong Han, Susie S.Y. Huang, Wei-Fang Wang, Dong-Fang Deng, Silas S.O. Hung 2011. Starvation reduces the heat shock protein responses in white sturgeon larvae. Environmental Biology of Fishes (2012) 93:333-342

Presentations 2012

Dong Fang Deng: Feed Development and Culture Technology for Aquaculture of Pacific White Shrimp: Research Updates from Oceanic Institute. 8th Symposium of World’s Chinese Scientists on Crustacean Aquaculture. Invited presentation. Ningbo University, China- November 2012.

Dong Fang Deng: Taurine Essential for Fish Fed a Plant Protein Based Diet? Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guangdong China. September 2012.

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy, Peter J Bechtel, and Scott Smiley. Replacement of fishmeal by pink salmon testes meal in feed for pacific white shrimp (litopenaeus vannamei): effect on palatability, digestibility and growth of shrimp.  World Aquaculture Society, March 2012, Las Vegas

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy, Addison Lawrence. Interactive effects of feed processing methods and particle sizes of ingredients on quality of shrimp feed. World Aquaculture Society, March 2012, Las Vegas

Zhi Yong Ju, Dong Fang Deng, Warren G. Dominy, Ian Forster, Addison Lawrence, Frank Castille. Effects of Replacing Fish Oil with Stearine in Diets on Growth & Survival of Pacific White Shrimp. World Aquaculture Society, March 2012, Las Vegas

Dominy, WG-Aquafeed Horizons Asia 2012 (February 15, 2012

Dominy, WG-Feed Ingredients Asia 2012 (February 16, 2012)

Publications 2011

Dominy, W., L. Hansink, L. Conquest, W. Kashiwa, and G. Nagaue. 2011. Manufacturing Tilapia Feed: a Manual Using Local Feeds Stuff Resources or Fish Farming in American Samoa.  CTSA Publication # 156, 42 pp.

Brooks,M., L. Hansink, G. Nagaue, W. Dominy, and L. Conquest. Make your own Tilapia Feed: A guide for Farming Families in American Samoa. CTSA Publication # 155, 14, pp.

I. Forster P. Bechtel, W.G. Dominy, R. Avena, ZY. Ju, L. Conquest. Use of fish hydrolysates and fishmeal by-products of the Alaskan fishing industry in diets for Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. North American Journal of Aquaculture 73:288-295. 2011.
 

Dong Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, W. Dominy, P. Bechtel, S. Smiley. Potassium Difomate Doesn't Affect Shrimp Growth, Survival; Reduces Nutrient Digestibility. Global Aquaculture Advocate- July/August 2011- pgs. 26-28.

Ju, Z.Y., Forster, I., W.G. Dominy, Addison Lawrence.  Classification and quantification of phospholipids and dietary effects on lipid composition in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei).  North American Journal of Aquaculture 00:1-9, 4/2011.  

Logan, A, J., Lawrence, A., Dominy, Warren, Tacon, A.  Bacterial single cell protein produced from brewery wastes. Aquafeed, Advances in processing and formulation. Spring 2011, pp. 7-12.

Dong Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, W. Dominy, Ryan Murashige, Robert Wilson. Optimal dietary protein levels for juvenile Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis) fed diets with two levels of lipid. Aquaculture 316 (2011)pp. 25-30

Ju, Z.Y., D.F. Deng, W. Dominy, Forster, I.  Pigmentation of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) by Dietary Astaxanthin Extracted from Haematococcus pluvialis. JWAS 2010 42:633-644

Presentatons-2011

Ju, Zhi Y.: Adding defatted algae by product (Haematococcus pluvialis) to diets on shrimp growth & pigmentation. Biofuels Co-products Workshop, Oceanic Institute, December 1, 2 2011.

Deng, D.F. Evaluation of Biofuel Co-products as Ingredients for Aquafeeds. Biofuels Co-products Workshop, Oceanic Institute, December 1, 2 2011.

Ju, Zhi Y.: Developing Feeds for Hawaii Abalone Using Local Algae & Algae Co-products. Biofuels Co-products Workshop, Oceanic Institute, December 1, 2 2011.

Ju, Zhi Y.: Enhanced Growth Effects by Inclusion of Pond Floc to Shrimp Diets. Biofuels Co-products Workshop, Oceanic Institute, December 1, 2 2011.

Deng, DF. “Application of a Biodiesel co-product to Control Apple Snail: Acute Toxicity and Active Compound Identification.” SETAC, Boston Mass, November 13-16, 2011.

Dominy W.G. Optimal Feed for Sustainable Aquaculture: HAAA Conference, November 11, 2011.

Dominy,W.G. Oceanic Institute, Aquatic Feeds and Nutrition Department. "Biofuels:Developing the Supply Chain." Asis Pacific Clean Energy Summit and Expo. September 13, 2011. Honolulu, HI.

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy . Investigation on alternative ingredients for aquafeeds: approaches, opportunity and concerns. The 8th symposium of the world’s Chinese scientists on nutrition and feeding of finfish shellfish, Sept. 5-10, 2011, Chengdu, P.R. China. (Keynote speaker and academic committee member).

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy, Peter J Bechtel, and Scott SmileyReplacement of fishmeal by pink salmon milt in feeds for Pacific white shrimp and Pacific threadfin. 33rd Fish Feed and Nutrition Workshop, September 25-27,2011 Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA.

Deng, DF. Ju, Z.Y. Dominy, W., Bechtel, PJ. & Smiley, S. 2011. Effect of dietary potassium diformate on growth performance of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture America, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 27-March 4 2011.

Ju, ZY, DF Deng, Ian Forster, W.G. Dominy. 2011 Application of Hawaii Fishery and agriculture co-products in diets for Pacific white Shrimp.  Aquaculture America, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 27-March 4 2011

Dong-Fang Deng , Ju, ZY, Dominy, W, Murashige, R., .Wilson, RP. Optimal dietary protein levels for juvenile Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis) fed diets with two levels of lipid. World Aquaculture Society, March 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publications 2010

W.G. Dominy, Lee Litven, Joseph Shacat, Adria Estribou. Hawaii, New Biodiesel Frontier. Biofuels Business, August 2010- pgs. 32-34.

D.F. Deng, W.G. Dominy, Z.Y. Ju, S. Koshio, R. Murashige, R. Wilson. Dietary lysine requirement of juvenile Pacific threadfin. (Polydactylus sexfilis). Aquaculture 308 (July 2010) 44-48. 

Fox, Ju, Patnaik, Dominy, Lawrence, Forster, - Methionine Dietary Requirements Estimated for White Shrimp. Global Aquaculture Advocate- March/April 2010- pgs. 29-30.

D.F. Deng, Ju, Z.Y., W.G. Dominy, Lawrence, A., Patnaik, Fox, J. Methionine Supplement Form Affects Feed Leaching, But Not Shrimp Growth. Global Aquaculture Advocate- July/August 2010- pgs. 40-41.

H.Y. Kang, P.Y. Yang .W.G. Dominy, and C.S. Lee. Bioprocessing papaya processing waste for potential aquaculture feed supplement-Economic and nutrient analysis with shrimp feeding trial. Science Direct College Edition-Bioresource Technology.  Available online: June 2010. Volume 101, Issue 20, October 2010, Pgs. 7973-7979.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, L. Obaldo. 2010. Effect of diet manipulation on cholesterol and docosahexaenoic acid levels in shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Journal World Aquaculture Association 41:2, 240-250.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, Lawrence A., Castille, F., Patnaik, S., Optimization of research diet for Pacific white shrimp. (Litopenaeus vannamei) using mixture model methodology. 2010 Aquaculture 298:260.

Forster, I., W. Dominy, L. Obaldo, G. Hartnell, E. Sanders, T. Hickman, M. Ruebelt. The Effect of Soybean Oil Containing Stearidonic Acid on Growth Performance, n3 Fatty Acid Deposition, and Sensory Characteristics of Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Aquaculture Nutrition, 2011 17; 200-213

Fox J, AL Lawrence, S Patnaik, I Forster, ZY Ju, WG Dominy. 2010. Estimation of feed level of methionine by Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone) using covalently-attached and crystalline sources in low-protein semi-purified diets. Proceedings, SINA X Avances en Nutricion Acuicola, Monterrey, Mexico, pp. 233-250.

Logan, A.J., Lawrence, A.L., Dominy, W., Tacon, A., 2010a Single-cell proteins from food by- products provides protein in aquafeed. Global Aquaculture Advocate 13 (4): 56-57.

Ju, Z.Y., I. Forster, and W. Dominy, 2010. Effects of supplementing bioactive compounds to a formulated diet on sensory compounds and growth of shrimp. (Litopenaeus vannamei) (Boone, 1931). Aquaculture Research 41:1421-1431

Presentatons 2010

Forster, I.P., W. Dominy, L.D. Conquest, Z.Y. Ju, M. Grey. 2010. Use of agriculture byproducts in diets for pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. In Cruz-Suarez, L.E., Ricque-Marie, D.,Tapia-Salazar, M., Nieto-López, M.G., Villarreal-Cavazos, D. A., Gamboa-Delgado, J. (Eds), Advances in Aquaculture Nutrition X [Avances en Nutrición Acuícola X - Memorias del Décimo Simposio Internacional de Nutrición Acuícola], 8-10 November, Monterrey, N. L., Mexico.

Zhi Yong Ju, W.G. Dominy, I. Forster, P. Bechtel, S. Smiley. Nutritional Value of Skate Meal and Black Cod Viscera Meal and Their Replacement of Fish Meal in Diets for Pacific Threadfin. (Polydactylus sexfilis). 14th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding. May 31-June 4, 2010. Qingdao, China. Poster presentation.

D.F. Deng,  W.G. Dominy, Z.Y. Ju, S. Koshio, R. Murashige, R. Wilson. Dietary requirement of juvenile Pacific threadfin. (Polydactylus sexfilis). 14th International Symposium on Fish Nutrition and Feeding. May 31-June 4, 2010. Qingdao, China. Poster presentation.

Dong-Fang Deng, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy, Addison Lawrence, Susmita Patnaik and Joe Fox. Effect of Protein Bound and Crystalline Methionine on Growth Performance of the Pacific White Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) at 26°C. World Aquaculture Society, March 2010, San Diego, Ca.  pp. 474.

Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy and Ian Forster. Pigmentation, Growth, and Survival of Shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) Fed Diets with Either Natural Esterified or Synthetic Free Astaxanthin. World Aquaculture Society, March 2010, San Diego, Ca.

 Forster, Ju, Deng, Dominy, Grey, Conquest, Lawrence. Recent Shrimp Nutrition Research at the Oceanic Institute. World Aquaculture Society, March 2010, San Diego, Ca. Book of Abstracts pp.340

Addison Lee Lawrence, Susmita Patnaik, Frank L. Castille, Warren G.  Dominy. Shrimp Research for 2008 from Texas Agrilife Research Mariculture Laboratory at Port Aransas, Texas, Texas A&M System. World Aquaculture Society, March 2010, San Diego, Ca. Book of Abstracts pp.563

Susmita Patnaik, AL. Lawrence, I Forster, Warren G.  Dominy, J Leffler. Effect of dietary protein levels on growth and survival of L. Setiferus in indoor tanks with high rates of recirculation and removal of uneaten feed and wastes. World Aquaculture Society, March 2010, San Diego, Ca. Book of Abstracts pp.758.

Publications 2009

Grey, M., Forster, I., Dominy, W., Ako, H., and Giesen, 2009. Validation of a feeding stimulant bioassay using fish hydrolysates for the Pacific white shrimp. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 40:547-555.

Ju Z.Y., Forster, I., Dominy, W., 2009. Effects of supplementing two species of marine algae or their fractions to a formulated diet on growth, survival and composition of shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Aquaculture, 292, 237-243.

Naylor, Rosamond L., Hardy, Ronald W., Bureau, Dominique P., Chiu Alice, Elliot, Matthew, Farrell, Anthony P., Forster, Ian P., Gatlin, Delbert M., Goldburg, Katheline H. Nichols, Peter D. Feeding aquaculture in an era of finite resources. 2009 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:15103-15110.

Presentatons-2009

Ju, Z.Y., Ian Forster, Addison Lawrence, and Warren Dominy. Classification and quantification of phospholipids and dietary effect on their composition in shrimp. (Litopenaeus vannamei). Aquaculture America 2009, Seattle, Washington, 14-19 February 2009. Book of Abstracts (CD Rom) pp. 166.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, Z.Y. Ju, A.L. Lawrence, S. Patnaik. Optimization of shrimp diets using mixture model methodology. World Aquaculture Society Aquaculture Society. 14-19 February 2009. Seattle, Washington. Book of Abstracts (CD Rom) pp.107.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, L. Obaldo, G.F. Hartnell, M.C. Ruebelt, T.C. Hickman, E. Sanders. Effect of dietary stearidonic acid-containing soybean oil on growth and fatty acid composition of Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei).  World Aquaculture Society. February 2009. Seattle, Washington

Lawrence AL. S. Patnaik, W.G. Dominy, IP Forster, T. Zeigler, T. Markey, 2009. Commercial standard practical research feed for the Pacific white shrimp. Litopenaeus vannamei. Book of Abstracts (CD-ROM), p. 182, World Aquaculture Society Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington, February 2009.

Joe M. Fox, Addison L. Lawrence, Susmita Patnaik, Ian Forster, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy. Estimation of Methionine Requirement of Pacific White Shrimp, (Litopenaeus vannamei), Using Protein-Bound and Crystalline Sources. World Aquaculture Society, September 2009, Vera Cruz, Mexico. 

Joe M. Fox, Addison L. Lawrence, Susmita Patnaik, Ian Forster, Zhi Yong Ju, Warren Dominy. Estimation of Methionine Requirement of Pacific White Shrimp, (Litopenaeus vannamei), Using Protein-Bound and Crystalline Sources. Global Aquaculture Advocate. World Aquaculture Society, September 2009, Vera Cruz, Mexico.  Book of Abstracts (CD Rom) pp 310.

Susmita Patnaik, A.L. Lawrence, W.G. Dominy, J. Leffler. Determination of Apparent Dietary Protein Requirement for L. setiferus Indoor Tanks with High Rates of Circulation and Removal of Unesater Feeds and Wastes. World Aquaculture Society, September 2009. Vera Cruz, Mexico.

Publications 2008

Lefevre, M., Wiles, J., Zhang, X., Howard, L., Gupta, S., Smith, A., Ju, Z.Y., Delany, J., 2008. Gene expression microarray analysis of the effects of grape anthocyanins in mice: a test of a hypothesis-generating paradigm. Metabolism Clinical & Experimental, 57:S52-S57.

Forster, I. 2008 Use of fisheries co-products in feeds for aquatic animals. In: Alternative Protein Sources in Aquaculture Diets (C. Lim, C. Webster, and C.S. Lee, editors). Haworth Food and Agricultural Products Press, New York. pp. 117-131. 626D

Ju,Z.Y., Forster, I. Conquest, L., & Dominy, W. 2008. Enhanced growth effects on shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) from inclusion of whole shrimp floc or floc fractions to a formulated diet. Aquaculture Nutrition 14, 533-543.

Ju,Z.Y., Forster,I. Conquest,L., Dominy,W., Kuo, W.C. & Horgen, F.D. 2008. Determination of microbial community structures on shrimp floc cultures by biomarkers and analysis of floc amino acid profiles. Aquaculture Research 39, 118-134.

Forster, I. Use of fisheries co-products in feeds for aquatic animals.  Proceedings of the AIP Workshop on Use of Protein Sources in Diets of Aquaculture Species (C. Lim and C. Webster, editors).Haworth Food & Agricultural Products Press (Feb 28, 2008), New York and London. p. 117-131. p.626.

Presentatons 2008

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, Z.Y. Ju, and L. Conquest.  The effect of feeding diets containing menhanden or soybean oil on growth performance in Pacific threadfin Polydactylus sexfilis.  World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting, Busan, South Korea.  17-24 May 2008.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, L. Obaldo, G.F. Hartnell and E. Sanders.  The effect of feeding diets containing stearidonic acid-modified oil on growth performance in Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting, Busan, South Korea.  17-24 May 2008.

Publications 2007

Decamp, O., L. Conquest, J. Cody, I.P. Forster, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2007. Effect of shrimp stocking density on size-fractionated phytoplankton and ecological groups of ciliated protozoa within zero-water exchange culture systems. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 38(3):395-406.

Verner-Jeffreys, D.W., I. Nakamura, and R.J. Shields. 2007. Surface disinfection of Pacific threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis and amberjack, Seriola rivoliana, eggs. Aquaculture Research 38:605-612.

Presentations 2007

Forster, I., W. Dominy, and P. Bechtel. The use of fish hydrolysates in diets for Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.  26 February-6 March 2007.

I. Forster.  The use of rendered terrestrial animal by-products in feeds for aquatic animals.  Invited presentation at Simposio Internacional de Nutricion Acuicola, Advances in Aquaculture Nutrition VIII Symposium.  Sponsored by the National Renderers Association.  Mazatlan, Mexico, November 2006.

Dominy, W.G.  Shrimp feed processing and production.  Invited presentation at Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.  26 February-6 March 2007.

Obaldo,L.  Seafood quality research at OI: Developing feeds for healthy and tasty seafood.  Aquaculture Interchange Program Workshop Improving Seafood Quality through Aquaculture.  Honolulu, Hawaii.  22-24 October 2007.

Publications 2006

Dominy, W.G. 2006. Oceanic Institute: An overview of its goals, departments and achievements. In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries. Proceedings of Alltech's 22nd Annual Symposium, T.P. Lyons, K.A. Jacques, and J.M. Hower, editors. Nottingham University Press, Nottingham, United Kingdom. pp. 413-417.

Forster, I. and W. Dominy. 2006. Use of rendered terrestrial animal by-products in aquatic feeds. In: Cruz-Suarez, L. E., Ricque-Marie, D., Tapia-Salazar, M., Gaxiola-Cortes, M. G., Simoes, N. (Eds.). Advances in Aquaculture Nutrition VIII International Symposium of Aquaculture Nutrition. Mazatlan, Mexico, 13-17 November 2006. pp. 434-445.

Forster, I.P. and W.G. Dominy. 2006. Efficacy of three methionine sources in diets for Pacific white shrimp, (Litopenaeus vannamei). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 37:474-480.

Forster, I., W. Dominy. 2006. The Use of Rendered Terrestrial Animal Byproducts in Aquatic Feeds. In:L. Elizabeth Cruz Suarez, Denis Rique Marie, Mirey Tapia Salazar, Martha G. Nieto Lopez, David A. Villarreal Cavazos, Ana C. Puello Cruz and Armando Garcia Ortega. Advances in Aquaculture Nutrition VIII. 15-17 November, 2006. Mazatlan, Mexico. Pp 434-445.

Izquierdo, M., I. Forster, S. Divakaran, L. Conquest, O. Decamp, and A. Tacon. 2006. Effect of green and clear water and lipid source on survival, growth and biochemical composition of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Aquaculture Nutrition 12:192-202.

Moss, S.M., I.P Forster, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2006. Sparing effects of pond water on vitamins in shrimp diets. Aquaculture 258 (1-4):388-395.

Obaldo, L.G. and R. Masuda. 2006. Effect of diet size on feeding behavior and growth of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 18(1):101-110.

Summerfelt, S.T., M. Sharrer, C. Marshall, and L.G. Obaldo. 2006. Controlling water velocity within large 'Cornell-type' dual-drain culture tanks. In: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, T.T. Rakeshaw, L.S. Douglas, L. Marsh, L. Granata, A. Correa, and G.J. Flick, editors. Roanoke, Virginia. pp: 382-393.

Verner-Jeffreys, D., I. Nakamura, and R. Shields. 2006. Egg-associated microflora of Pacific threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis and amberjack, Seriola rivoliana, eggs: Characterization and properties. Aquaculture 253(1-4):184-196.

Presentations 2006

Conquest, L., C. Laidley, and Z.Y. Ju.   Live feed enrichment for Pacific threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis:  Fatty acid and amino acid profiles.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 13-15 February 2006.

Conquest, L. and A.G.J. Tacon.  Utilization of microbial floc in aquaculture systems:  A review.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 13-15 February 2006.

Divakaran, S.  Changes in biochemical and mineral composition of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone), cultured in an outdoor raceway system.  VIII International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, Mazatlan, Mexico, 15-17 November 2006.

Dominy, W.G.   Oceanic Institute:  An overview of its goals, departments, and achievements.  In: Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries.  Proceedings of Alltech’s 22nd Annual Symposium.  Lexington, Kentucky, April 2006.

Forster, I., S. Plante, S. Smiley, A. Oliveira, and P. Bechtel.  The effectiveness of by-products of the Alaska fishing industry in diets for Pacific threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 13-15 February 2006.

Forster, I.F.  Presentations on the use of rendered terrestial animal by-products in feeds for aquatic animals, and the status of aquaculture in Hawaii and the Oceanic Institute.  Presentations given in China, Indonesia, and Vietnam, and travel sponsored by the National Renderers Association, Inc.  May 2006.

Forster, I.F.  Determining digestibility coefficients and estimating nutrient requirements in shrimp.  Presentation to the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Nuevo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico.  Presentation and travel sponsored by the University of Nuevo Leon. September 2006.

Forster, I. and W. Dominy.  Use of rendered terrestrial animal by-products in aquatic feeds.   Advances in Aquaculture Nutrition VIII Conference.  Presentation and travel sponsored by the National Renderers Association, Inc.  Mazatlan, Mexixo,  November 2006.

Ju, Z.Y., L. Conquest, S. Divakaran, and R. Kamarei.  Amino acid composition of microbial flocs from recirculating shrimp raceways.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 13-15 February 2006.

Summerfelt, S.T., M. Sharrer, C. Marshall, and L.G. Obaldo.   Controlling water velocity within large ‘Cornell-type’ dual-drain culture tanks.  Sixth International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, Roanoke, 21-23 July 2006.

Publications 2005

Dominy, W.G., R.K.H. Tan, D. Akiyama, and W.H. Bewley. 2005. Pelleting process for shrimp feeds. In: Feed Manufacturing Technology V, Chapter 26, Aquatic Feed. Eileen K. Schofield (Technical Editor). American Feed Industry Association, Arlington, Virginia. pp. 288-291.

Forster, I., J. Babbitt, and S. Smiley. 2005. Comparison of the nutritional quality of fish meals made from by-products of the Alaska fishing industry in diets for Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 36(4):530-537.

Divakaran, S. 2005. Errors in the analysis of aquafeeds and feed ingredients/ Aqua Feeds: Formulation and Beyond 2 (1):21-23

Forster, I. and W. Dominy. 2005. Supplemental amino acids in shrimp feeds. International Aquafeed 8(4):8.

Presentations 2005

Conquest, L. and S. Divakaran.   Standardization of a method for fatty acid extraction and analysis of feed and feed ingredients for aquatic animals.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 17-20 January 2005.

Forster, I. N. Germano, M. Pearce, S. Plante, A. Oliviera, S. Smiley, and P. Bechtel.  Attractant properties of protein meals for Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei.  World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting, Bali, Indonesia, 9-13 May 2005.

Forster, I. and W. Dominy. Methionine in feeds for Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei.  World Aquaculture Society Annual Meeting, Bali, Indonesia, 9-13 May 2005.

Obaldo, L., A.R. Kamarei, and A.S. Huang.  Nutritional composition and sensory qualities of aquacultured amberjack.  Aquaculture America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 17-20 January 2005.

Publications 2004

Divakaran, S., I. Forster and M. Velasco. 2004. Limitations on the use of shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei midgut gland extract for the measurement of in vitro protein digestibility. Aquaculture 239:323-329.

Divakaran, S. and S.M. Moss. 2004. In vitro evidence of laminarinase activity in the digestive gland of juvenile Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 35(4):546-550.

Forster, I., J. Babbitt and S. Smiley. 2004. Nutritional quality of fish meals made from by-products of the Alaska fishing industry in diets for Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 13:115-123.

Kamarei, A.R. and C. Trygstad. 2004. Designing clinical trials to substantiate claims. Food Technology 58(10):28-35.

Nagano, N. and O. Decamp. 2004. Ingestion of ciliated protozoa by first-feeding larval stage of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone). Aquaculture Research 35:516-518.

Divakaran, S. 200r. Radiation sterilization: The basics and benefits. International Aquafeed 7(1):24-26.

Obaldo, LG. A.R. Kamarei, and A.S. Haung. 2004. OI trial: sensory qualities of aquacultured amberjack. Global Aquaculture Advocate 7 (1):21-22.

Presentations 2004

Azam, F., D. Verner-Jeffreys, B. Basilio, F. Malfatti, and S. Moss.  Importance of microbial ecology in managing a biosecure, zero-exchange shrimp technology (BioZEST) system.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Babbitt, J.K., S. Smiley, P.J. Bechtel, R.W. Hardy, and I. Forster.  Evaluations of new technologies for producing feed ingredients from fish by-products.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Conquest, L.   Impacts of natural production and artificial substrates on shrimp performance in zero-water exchange culture systems for Litopenaeus vannamei.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Deese, H.E.  and L. Obaldo.  "Vertical Fish Tasting":  An education-based method to evaluate and promote fish.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Dominy, W., I. Forster, J. Terpstra, K. Nakachi, T. Takamori, D. Lum, and W. Kashiwa.  Effects of attractants and palatability aids on feeding behavior of shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Divakaran, S. and I. Forster.  Effect of supplementing diets for Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei with taurine, bile, and taurocholic acid.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Epp, M., T. Howe, L. Conquest, and M.J. Wooller.   Examining the relationships between the d18O and dD of invertebrates, diet and water in an aquatic ecosystem.  Presented at the 4th International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological studies.  Wellington, New Zealand, 19-23 April 2004.

Forster, I.,  W. Dominy, S. Smiley, P. Bechtel, and R. Hardy.  Recent advances in utilization of fish byproducts in aquaculture feeds.   Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Forster, I. and C. Laidley.  Optimizing protein and lipid levels in diets for Pacific threadfin Polydactylus sexfilis.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Kamarei, A.R.   Research and Development at Oceanic Institute.  Presented at the BIO 2004 conference.  San Francisco, California, 6-9 June 2004.

Kamarei, A.R.   Overview of the Oceanic Institute's Nutrition Department.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Kamarei, A.R.   Aquatic nutraceuticals:  prospects and challenges.  Special Session on Aquatic Foods and Nutraceuticals.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Kamarei, A.R.  Clinical trials on aquatic nutraceuticals.   Special Session on Aquatic Foods and Nutraceuticals.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Obaldo, L. and A.R. Kamarei.  Processing of aquacultured seafood: fresh and frozen products.   Special Session on Aquatic Foods and Nutraceuticals.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Obaldo, L. and A.R. Kamarei.  Processing of aquacultured seafood: canned and cured products.  Special Session on Aquatic Foods and Nutraceuticals.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Obaldo, L., C. Laidley, and A. R. Kamarei.  Metrics of U.S. aquaculture farms: basis for processing of value-added products (Poster presentation).  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Obaldo, L. and R. Masuda.  Effect of diet size on shrimp feeding behavior and growth performance of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Poster presentation).  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Obaldo, L., W. Kashiwa, C. Otoshi, and I. Forster.  Evaluation of feeding and filtration management strategy for shrimp culture in a zero-water exchange  system (Poster presentation).  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Verner-Jeffreys, D.,  I. Nakamura, J. Kobashigawa, C. Laidley, and R. Shields.  Disinfection of amberjack Seriola rivoliana and Pacific threadfin Polydactylus sexfilis eggs.  Presented at the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 2-5 March 2004.

Publications 2003

Decamp, O., J. Cody, L. Conquest, G. Delanoy and A.G.J. Tacon. 2003. Effect of salinity on natural Community and production of Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone), within experimental zero-water exchange culture systems. Aquaculture Research 34(4):345-355.

Dominy, W., J. Cody, J. Terpstra, L. Obaldo, M. Chai, T. Takamori, B. Larsen and I. Forster. (2003). A comparative study of the physical and biological properties of commercially-available binders for shrimp feeds. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 14(3/4):81-99.

Forster, I. 2003. The use of soy products in feeds for non-salmonid marine fish. Technical Report prepared for the United Soybean Board. This report has been translated into several languages.

Forster, I.P., W. Dominy, L. Obaldo and A.G.J. Tacon. 2003. Rendered meat and bone meals as ingredients of diets for shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931). Aquaculture 219:655-670.

Forster, I., J.K. Babbitt and S. Smiley. 2003. Nutritional quality of Alaska white fish meals made with different levels of hydrolyzed stickwater for Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis). In: Advances in Seafood Byproducts, Proceedings of the 2nd International Seafood Byproduct Conference, November 2002, Anchorage. P.J. Bechtel, editor. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK-SG-03-01). pp. 169-174.

Smiley, S., J.K. Babbitt, S. Divakaran, I. Forster and A. de Oliveira. 2003. Analysis of groundfish meals made in Alaska. In: Advances in Seafood Byproducts, Proceedings of the 2nd International Seafood Byproduct Conference, November 2002, Anchorage. P.J. Bechtel, editor. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK-SG-03-01). pp. 431-454.

Tacon, A.G.J. and I.P. Forster. 2003. Aquafeeds and the environment: policy implications. Aquaculture 226:181-189.

Verner-Jeffreys, D.W., R.J. Shields, I.R. Bricknell and T.H. Birkbeck. 2003. Changes in the gut-associated microflora during the development of Atlantic halibut (Hipoglossus hippoglossus L.) larvae in three British hatcheries. Aquaculture 219:21-42.

Cheng, Z.H., W. Dominy and K. Behnke. 2003. Pultry by product meal for shrimp. Feed International 24(3):21-23.

Divakaran, S. 2003. Moisture in feed and food products: It is not just water. Feed Managment 54(7):12-17.

Divakaran, S. and A.C. Ostrowski. 2003. OI study confirms fishmeal quality in feed affects growth  performance. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6(3):65-66.

Dominy, W.G. 2003. Extrusion cooking and feed ingredients: The effects of processing on extruded feed and feed ingredients. Worl Grain 21(4):34-36.

Dominy, W.G. 2003. Commercial extruders: A review of dry and wet single screw extrusion technology for the feed industry. World Grain 21(1): 30-32.

Forster, I., W. Donily, S. Divakaran, L. Obaldo, and A.G. Tacon. 2003. Rendered meals workable feed ingredients for Pacific white shrimp. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6(6):20-21, 27.

Obaldo, LG. and R. Masuda. 2003. Diet size affects shrimp feeding behaviour, growth performance. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6(3):67-68.

Tacon, A.G. J., Dominy W.G., Forster, I.P. 2003. Trial finds extruded feeds superior to steamed pellets. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6(1):44-45.

Presentations 2003

Forster, I.  The use of fisheries co-products in feeds for aquatic animals.  Presented at the Aquaculture Interchange Program (AIP) Workshop:  Alternative Protein Sources for Aquafeed.  Honolulu, Hawaii, 3-6 November 2003. 

Forster, I., J.K. Babbitt, and S. Smiley.  Nutritional quality of fish meals made from by-products of the Alaska fishing industry in diets for Pacific white shrimp.  Trans Atlantic Fisheries Technology Conference, 11-14 June 2003.  Reykjavik, Iceland.

Forster, I., J. Babbitt, and S. Smiley.  Alaska fish meal nutritional quality.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Salvador, Brazil, May 2003.

Obaldo, L., D. Ernst, and I. Forster.  Shrimp zero-exchange culture system: Analysis and modeling.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society. Salvador, Brazil, May 2003. 

Forster, I., R. Kamarei, W. Dominy, S. Divakaran, L. Obaldo, and D. Verner-Jeffreys.  OI’s new nutrition department.  Hawaii Aquaculture Association Annual General Meeting, Kaneohe, Hawaii, May 2003.

Tacon, A.G.J., W. Dominy, and I. Forster.  Evaluation of extruded feeds for shrimp.  Aquaculture America '03, national meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Louisville, Kentucky, 18-21 February 2003.

Publications 2002

Cheng, Z.J., K.C. Behnke and W.G. Dominy. 2002. Effect of moisture content, processing water temperature, and immersion time on water stability of pelleted shrimp diets. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 12(2):79-89.

Cheng, Z.J., K.C. Behnke and W.G. Dominy. 2002. Effect of poultry by-product meal as a substitute for fish meal in diets on growth and body composition of the juvenile Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 12 (1):71-83.

Cheng, Z.J., K.C. Behnke and W.G. Dominy. 2002. Effect of feather meal on growth and body composition of the juvenile Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 12 (1):57-69.

Cheng, Z.H., W.G. Dominy and K.C. Behnke. 2002. Shrimp grow well on feather meal as a protein source. Feed Tech 6(9/10):34-36.

Cruz, E., D Ricque, M. Tapia, C. Guajardo, L. Obaldo. M. Velasco, and A. Carrasco. 2002 Water stability, texture of shrimp feeds formulated with natural, synthtic binders. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(5):44-45.

Decamp, O., L. Conquest, I. Forster, A.G.J. Tacon. 2002. The nutrition and feeding of marine shrimp within zero-water exchange aquaculture production systems: Role of eukaryotic microorganisms. In:C.S. Lee and P. O\'Bryen, eds. Microbial Approaches to Aquatic Nutrition within Environmentally Sound Aquaculture Production Systems. The World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Pp. 79-86.

Divakaran, S., O. Decamp, J.J. Cody and W.G. Dominy. 2002. Studies on quality changes in shrimp feeds exposed to gamma, E-beam and x-ray radiation. Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics 17(3):155-167.

Divakaran, S., Velasco, M. 2002. Trials test cottonseed meal as soybean replacement in fhrimp feed. Global Aquaculute Advocate. 5(4):36.

Divakaran, S., L.G. Obaldo, and I.P. Forster. 2002. Note on the methods for determination of chromic oxide in shrimp feeds. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 50:464-467.

Forster, I.P., W. Dominy, A.G.T. Tacon. 2002. Use of soy protein concentrates in shrimp feeds. Aquafeed International 5:17-19

Forster, I.P., W. Dominy, Tacon, A.G.J. 2002. The use of concentrates and other soy products in shrimp feeds. In: Cruz-Suarez, L. E., Ricque-Marie, D., Tapia-Salazar, M., Gaxiola-Cortes, M. G., Simoes, N. (Eds.). Avances en Nutricion Acuicola VI. Memorias del VI. Simposium Internacional de Nutricion Acuicola. 3 al 6 de Septiembre del 2002. Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico. pp:527-540.

Obaldo, L.G., S. Divakaran and A.G.J. Tacon. 2002. Method for determining the physical stability of shrimp feeds in water. Aquaculture Research 33(5):369-377.

Tacon, A.G.J., J.J. Cody, L.D. Conquest, S. Divakaran, I.P. Forster and O.E. Decamp. 2002. Effect of culture system on the nutrition and growth performance of Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei(Boone) fed different diets. Aquaculture Nutrition 8:121-137.

Dominy, W.G. and S. Fraser-Dominy. 2002. Make the most of mixing. World Grain 20(3):18-21.

Epp. M.A. 2002. Carbon and nitrogen flows in zero-water exchange shrimp culture: inferences using stable isotope traces. Ph. D. Dissertation. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Fairbanks Alaska, Fairbanks. 181pp.

Forster. I.P. 2002 Use of soybean meal in the diets of non-salmonid marine fish. Technical Report prepared for the United Soybean Board, St. Lous, Mo. (currently being translated into several languages. 13 pp.

Forster, I.P. W.G. Dominy, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2002. Use of soy protein concentrates in shrimp feeds. AquaFeed International 5:17-19.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2002. The use of concentrates and other soy products in shrimp feeds. In: Cruz-Suarez, L.E. Ricque-Marie, D., Tapia-Salazar, M. Gaxioloa-Cortes, M.G. Simoes, N. (Editors). Avances en Nutricion Acuicola VI. Memorias del VI. Simposium International de Nutricion Acuicola, 3-6 September 2002, Cancun, Quintana Too, Mexico. pp. 527-540.

Obaldo, L.G.  2002 Feed textureBpotential quality control method. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(2):58-59.

Obaldo, L.G., and D.H. Ernst, 2002. Design and modeling zero-exchange shrimp production. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(3):56-58.

Obaldo, L.G. 2002. Regular testing maximizes feed equipment performance. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(4):33-34.

Obaldo, L.G. Physical qualities affect performace of shrimp feed. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(5):40-42.

Obaldo, L.G. 2002. U.S. shrimp growout diets: OI begins comparative testing. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(6):71-72.

Tacon, A.G. J. and I. P. Forster. 2002. No single solution: Effluent management requires tailored policies that reflect production diversity. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(2):30-31.

Velasco, M., L. Conquest and A. Lawrence. 2002. Nitrogen management for shrimp nutrition in low water-exchange production systems. Global Aquaculture Advocate 5(2):32-33.

Presentations 2002

Conquest, L., O. Decamp, D. Ziemann, and A. Tacon.  Impacts on water quality and microbial community structure by artificial substrates in a zero-exchange Litopenaeus vannamei culture system.  Ocean Sciences Meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, and the American Geophysical Union, Honolulu, Hawaii, 11-15 February 2002.

Cruz-Suárez, E.L., D. Ricque-Marie, M. Tapia-Salazar, C. Guajardo-Barbosa, L.G. Obaldo, A. Carrasco, and M. Velasco.  Effecto de aglutinantes naturales y sinteticos sobre la estabilidad y la textura de alimentos peletizados para camaron. Presented at the 6th International Symposium on Aquatic Nutrition, 3-6 September 2002. Cancun, Quintana-Roo, Mexico.

Forster, I.P., W.G. Dominy, and A.G.J. Tacon.  The use of concentrates and other soy products in shrimp feeds.  VI International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition,  Cancun, Mexico, September 2002.

Forster, I., J.K. Babbitt, and S. Smiley.  The nutritional value of stickwater in fish meal for shrimp feeds.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, People's Republic of China, April 2002.

Forster, I., J.K. Babbitt, and S. Smiley.  Modification of Alaskan fish meal for use in aquatic feeds.  Proceedings of the 2nd International Seafood Byproducts Conference, Anchorage, Alaska, November 2002.

Forster, I., O. Decamp, L. Conquest, and A.G.J. Tacon. The nutrition and feeding of shrimp within experimental, zero-water exchange aquaculture production systems.   Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, People's Republic of China, April 2002.

Nagano, N. and O. Decamp.  Ingestion of the first-feeding larval stage of the Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei on ciliated protozoa.  Poster presentation.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, Beijing, People's Republic of China, April 2002.

Obaldo, L.G.  Texture characteristics of pelleted shrimp feeds.  Aquaculture America -- National Conference and Exposition of the World Aquaculture Society.  San Diego, California,  January 2002.

Obaldo, L.G. and D.H. Ernst.  Shrimp zero-exchange culture system: Preliminary results, modeling and analysis. 4th International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. Roanoke, Virginia, July 2002.

Obaldo, L.G. and D.H. Ernst. Modeling zero-exchange shrimp farming system: a review.  Poster presentation.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Beijing, People's Republic of China, April 2002.

Obaldo, L.G. and D.H. Ernst. Modeling zero-exchange shrimp farming system using AquaFarmã. Poster presentation.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society. Beijing, People's Republic of China,  April 2002.

Obaldo, L.G., F. Martinez-Cordero, P.S. Leung and S. Divakaran. Economic analysis of alternative feeding in a zero exchange shrimp aquaculture system. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society. Beijing, People's Republic of China, April 2002. 

Smiley, S., J. Babbitt, S. Divakaran, I. Forster, and A. de Oliviera.  2002.  Analysis of fish meals made in Alaska.  Proceedings of the 2nd International Seafood Byproducts Conference, Anchorage, Alaska.  November 2002.

Publications 2001

Cheng, Z.J., K.C. Behnke and W.G. Dominy. 2001. Pulverizing and/or defatting effects on electrical energy consumption and particle size and moisture levels of poultry by-products. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 11(4):67-73.

Cheng, Z.J., R.W. Hardy, W.G. Dominy,  and K.C. Behnke. 2001. Rendering animal protein: Application in shrimp feed. Feed International, China Edition 17(1):28-30.

Argue, B. J., J.J. Cody, S.M. Arce, I.P. Forster, S.M. Moss, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2001 Shrimp breeding for low protein or vegetable-protein diets unnecessary. Global Aquaculture Advocate 4(2):15-16.

Izquierdo, M.S., H. Fernandez-Palacios and A.G.J. Tacon. 2001. Effect of broodstock nutrition on reproductive performance of fish. Aquaculture 197:25-42.

Kim, B.G., S. Divakaran, C.L. Brown and A.C. Ostrowski. 2001. Comparative digestive enzyme ontogeny in two marine larval fishes: Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis) and bluefin trevally (Caranx melampygus). Fish Physiology and Biochemistry 24:225-241.

Moss, S.M., S. Divakaran and B.G. Kim. 2001. Stimulating effects of pond water on digestive enzyme activity in the Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone). Aquaculture Research 35(2):125-131.

Obaldo, L.G. and A.G.J. Tacon. 2001. Manufacturing different diet sizes and its effect on pellet water stability and growth of three size classes of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 11(4):57-66.

Tacon, A.G.J. 2001. Increasing the contribution of aquaculture for food security and poverty alleviation. In: Aquaculture in the Third Millennium, R.P. Subasinghe, P. Bueno, M.J. Phillips, C. Hough, and S.E. McGladdery (editors). Technical Proceedings of the Conference on Aquaculture in the Third Millennium, Bangkok, Thailand, February 2000. pp. 67-77.

Tacon, A.G.J., J.J.Cody, L.D.Conquest, S. Divakaran, I.P.Forster and O.E.Decamp. 2001. Effect of culture system on the nutrition and growth performance of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone) fed different diets. Aquaculture Nutrition 7:1-17.

Tacon, A.G.J., I.P. Forster. 2001. Global trends and challenges to aquaculture and aquafeed development in the new millennium. Aquafeed International Directory and Buyer’s Guide 2001:4 – 25. Turret Rai Group PLC, Middlesex, UK.

Tsujino, M., O. Decamp, S. Arima, Y. Kotani, T. Kamiyama and T. Uchida. 2001. The relationships between the benthic community, change of bottom environment and distribution of resting cysts ofAlexandrium spp. in Hiroshima Bay in spring. Nippon Suisan Gakkaishi 67(5):850-857.

Presentations 2001

Argue, B., J. Cody, S. Arce, I. Forster, S. Moss, and A.G.J. Tacon.  Performance of selectively bred Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei fed low protein and vegetable protein diets. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001. 

Cheng, Z.J., R.W. Hardy, W.G. Dominy, and K.C. Behnke.  Extrusion processing technology and its application in the feed industry.  Sponsored by the American Soybean Association.  Presentation given in the People's Republic of China (Guangzhou, Zhizhou, Beijing, Wuchang, Zhangjiagang, Shanghai, Loshan, Shengde, Zhanjiang), 24 September-22 October 2001.

Cheng, Z.J., R.W. Hardy, W.G. Dominy, and K.C. Behnke.  Aquafeed manufacturing technology.  Sponsored by the American Soybean Association.  Presentation given in the People's Republic of China (Guangzhou, Zhizhou, Beijing, Wuchang, Zhangjiagang, Shanghai, Loshan, Shengde, Zhanjiang). 24 September-22 October 2001. 

Decamp, O., L. Conquest, M.A. Epp, G. Delanoy, A. Tacon. Impact of shrimp stocking density and nutrient input on microbial ecology of zero water-exchange aquaculture production systems. International Symposium of Microbial Ecology. Amsterdam 26-30 August 2001.

Dominy, W., A.G.J. Tacon, J. Terpstra, L.. Obaldo, J. Cody, and I. Forster.  A comparative study of commercially available shrimp feed binders.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001.   

Forster, I., A.G.J. Tacon, J. Cody, and B. Larsen.  Dietary phosphorus sources for Pacific white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001. 

Hardy, R.W. and A.G.J. Tacon.  Fish meal:  historical uses, production trends, and future outlook for sustainable supplies. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001. 

Moss, S.M., S. Arce, B. Argue, C. Otoshi, F. Calderon, and A.G.J. Tacon.  Greening of the blue revolution:  efforts toward environmentally responsible aquaculture. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001. 

Obaldo, L.G. 2001. Manufacturing different feed sizes and its effect on water stability and growth of three size classes of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001.

Obaldo, L.G., S. Divakaran and R.S. Uchida. 2001. Predicting chemical composition of shrimp feed ingredients using near infrared spectroscopy. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001.

Tacon, A.G.J.  A world of options.  Hawaii Aquaculture Conference.  Kaneohe, Hawaii, March 2001.

Tacon, A.G.J., W.G. Dominy, S. Divakaran, L.G. Obaldo, I.P. Forster, O. Decamp, J.J. Cody and L. Conquest. The nutrition and feeding of marine shrimp within biosecure zero-water exchange aquaculture production systems: A status report.  Annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society.  Orlando, Florida, January 2001. 

Tacon, A.G.J. and I.P. Forster.  New approaches and strategies to aquaculture nutrition and feed development.  Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  San Francisco, California, February 2001.

Tacon, A.G.J. and I.P. Forster. 2001. Biotechnology in aquatic feeds. In: Biotechnology-Aquaculture Interface: The Site of Maximum Impact Workshop.  Organized by the USDA Agricultural Research Service (Beltsville, Maryland) and The Oceanic Institute (Waimanalo, Hawaii).  National Conservation and Training Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, 5-7 March 2001.

Publications 2000

Decamp, O., G. Nishitani, G. Novarino and N. Rajendran. 2000. Bacterivory of the microflagellateDinematomonas (Dinema) sp. (Euglenophyta = Euglenozoa p.p.) isolated from eutrophic diets of the Seto Inland Sea of Japan. Cryptogamie Algologie 21(3):273-282.

Decamp, O. and A. Warren. 2000. Investigation of E. coli removal in various designs of subsurface flow wetlands used for wastewater treatment. Ecological Engineering 14(3):293-299.

Divakaran, S. and A.G.J. Tacon. 2000. Studies on the toxicity of shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) fed diets dosed with aflatoxin B1 to humans. Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology 9(3):115-120.

Divakaran, S., M. Velasco, E. Beyer, I. Forster, and A.G.J. Tacon. 2000. Soybean meal apparent digestibility for Litopenaeus vannamei, including a critique of methodology. In: L.E. Cruz-Suarez, D. Ricque-Marie, M. Tapia-Salazar, M.A. Olvera-Novoa, and R. Civera-Cerecedo (editors). Avances en Nutricion Acuicola V. Memorias del V Simposium Internacional de Nutricion Acuicola, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. pp. 267-276.

Forster, I., R.W. Hardy. 2000. Energy. Pp. 292-298. In: Encyclopedia of Aquaculture. R. Stickney, ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York, NY.

Forster, I. 2000. Nutrient requirements. In: Encyclopedia of Aquaculture, R.R. Stickney (editor). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, New York. pp. 592-600.

Nicol, S., I. Forster, J. Spence. 2000. Products derived from krill. In: I. Everson, ed., Krill Biology, Ecology and Fisheries, Blackwell Science Ltd., Oxford

Obaldo, L.G., W.G. Dominy, and G.H. Ryu. 2000. Extrusion processing and its effect on aquaculture diet quality and shrimp growth. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 10(2):41-53.

Tacon, A.G.J. and I.P. Forster. 2000. Trends and challenges to aquaculture and aquafeed development in the new millennium. In: L.E. Cruz-Suarez, D. Ricque-Marie, M. Tapia-Salazar, M.A. Olvera-Novoa, and R. Civera-Cerecedo (editors). Avances en Nutricion Acuicola V. Memorias del V Simposium Internacional de Nutricion Acuicola, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. pp. 1-12.

Trigo-Stockli, D.M., L.G. Obaldo, W.G. Dominy and K.C. Behnke. 2000. Utilization of deoxynivalenol-contaminated hard red winter wheat for shrimp feeds. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 31(2):247-254.

Velasco, M., A.L.Lawrence, F.L.Castille and L.G. Obaldo. 2000. Dietary protein requirement forLitopenaeus vannamei. Pp. 181-192 in Advances en Nutricion Aauicola V.Memorias del V. Symposium Internacional de Nutricion Acuicola. L.E. Cruz-Suarez, D.Ricque-Marie, M. Tapia-Salazar, M.A. Olvera-Novoa and R. Civera-DCerecedo (eds.). Merida, Mexico.

Warren, A., O. Decamp and E. Ramirez. 2000. Removal kinetics and viability of bacteria in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Artificial Wetlands, Volume I, Sections I-IV. International Water Association, London. pp. 493-500.Tacon, A.G.J. 2000. Production of feeds for aquatic organisms in tropics with particular reference to Latin America and Caribbean. In: Proceedings - VIII Simposio Brasiliero de Aquicultura, J.E. Cyrino, J.C. Moura, A.C. Caseiro, and A.M.B. Sampaio (editors). Fundacao de Estudos Agrarios Luiz de Queiroz, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil. pp. 17-31.

U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Organic Program). June 2000, Institute for Social, Economic, and Ecological Sustainability, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Minnesota, D.J. Brister and A.R. Kapuscinski (editors). pp. 26-42.

Tacon, A.G.J. 2000. Nutritional disorders and aquatic animal health. Global Aquaculture Advocate 3(6):40-41.

Tacon, A. and E.L. Cruz-Suarez. 2000. Gestion de la acuicultura "Alimentacion y Nutricion". Panorama Acuicola 5(2):52-53.

Tacon, A.G.J. and S. Fraser-Dominy. 2000. Aquaculture: Set to continue its upward trend. Feed International 21(1):48-50.

Tacon, A.G.J. and M.S. Izquierdo. 2000. Broodstock nutrition: Boost diets for better reproduction. Global Aquaculture Advocate 3(5):32-33

Velasco, M., A.L. Lawrence, F.L. Castille and L.G. Obaldo. 2000. Determining optimal dietary protein level for Litopenaeus vannamei postlarvae. Global Aquaculture Advocate 3(6):46-47.

Presentations 2000

Cheng, Z., K.C. Behnke, and W.G. Dominy.  Comparison of pellet water stability in shrimp diets made from whole wheat, wheat flour, wheat gluten, wheat bran, and wheat germ.  Poster presentation.  Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Kansas City, Missouri, 5-9 November 2000.

Cheng, Z., K.C. Behnke, and W.G. Dominy.   Effects of moisture and processing water temperature on water stability of shrimp diets.  Poster presentation.  Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Kansas City, Missouri, 5-9 November 2000.

Cheng, Z.J., R.W. Hardy, W.G. Dominy, and K.C. Behnke.  Rendered animal protein meals in aquaculture feeds.  Sponsored by the National Renderers Association.  Presentation given in the People's Republic of China (Guangzhou, Xiamen, Zhizhou, Beijing, Quingdao), Taiwan (Taipei), and the Philippines (Manila),  4-15 July 2000.

Conquest, L., D.E. Conklin, D.A. Ziemann, and A.G.J. Tacon.  Nitrogen partitioning in a zero water exchange shrimp culture system for Litopenaeus vannamei. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Decamp, O., L. Conquest, I. Forster, and A.G.J. Tacon.  The nutrition and feeding of marine shrimp within biosecure zero-water exchange aquaculture production systems: Role of microorganisms. Aquaculture Interchange Program (AIP) Workshop -- Microbial Approaches to Aquatic Nutrition within Environmentally Sound Aquaculture Production Systems.  The Oceanic Institute, Waimanalo, Hawaii, August 2000.

Divakaran, S.  Comparison of methods used for the estimation of chromic oxide as a marker in animal feeds and feces. Poster presentation. 114th International Meeting of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 11-15  September 2000.

Divakaran, S., M. Velasco, E. Beyer, I. Forster, and A.G.J. Tacon. Soybean meal apparent digestibility for Litopenaeus vannamei, including a critique of methodology.  V International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, Mérida, Mexico, 19-23 November 2000.

Epp, M.A., D.A. Ziemann, and D.M. Schell.  Shrimp growth in zero water exchange culture tanks:  The relative roles of added formulated feeds and in situ algal production. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Forster, I.P.  Methodology used to estimate digestibility coefficients in Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei.  9th International Symposium on Feeding and Nutrition of Fish, Miyazaki, Japan, 21-26 May 2000.

Obaldo, L.G. and A.G.J. Tacon.  Pellet stability method and leaching characteristics of shrimp feed. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J.  Increasing the contribution of aquaculture for food security and poverty alleviation.  Conference on Aquaculture in the Third Millennium, Bangkok, Thailand, 20-25 February 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J.  The contribution of aquaculture to food security and poverty alleviation.  2nd International Symposium on Aquaculture, Lima, Peru, 27-29 September 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J.  The contribution of aquaculture to food security.  Annual Meeting of the Pew Fellows Program in Marine Conservation, La Paz, Mexico, 1-5 November 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J. and U.C. Barg.  Role of aquaculture in global food supply.  PACON Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 5-9 June 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J. and J.C. Cody.  Shrimp feed development for intensive shrimp farming systems:  A status report of the USDA-ARS funded project at the Oceanic Institute. Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J., D.E. Conklin, and I.P. Forster. Aquatic feeds and feeding regimes for environmentally sound aquaculture.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J. and I.P. Forster.  Trends and challenges to aquaculture and aquafeed development in the new millennium.  V International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, Mérida, Mexico, 19-23 November 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J.,  S. Divakaran, A.C. Ostrowski, and J.C. Cody.  Evaluation of the effect of fish meal quality on the biological performance of Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, and Pacific threadfin, Polydactylus sexfilis.  Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2-5 February 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J. and R. Hardy.  Use of rendered products for aquaculture.  Latin American Rendered Products Nutrition Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 13-14 July 2000.

Tacon, A.G.J. and G.D. Pruder.  Opportunities and challenges to organic certification of aquatic animal feeds.  National Organic Aquaculture Workshop, St. Paul, Minnesota, 23-24 June 2000.

Velasco, M., A.L. Lawrence, F.L. Castille, and L.G. Obaldo.  Dietary protein requirement for Litopenaeus vannamei.  V International Symposium on Aquaculture Nutrition, Mérida, Mexico, 19-23 November 2000.

Velasco, M., A.L. Lawrence, F.L. Castille, and L.G. Obaldo.  Optimal dietary protein level for Litopenaeus vannamei postlarvae.  4th Latin American Aquaculture Congress and Exhibition,  Panama, 25-28 October 2000. 

Warren, A., O. Decamp, and E. Ramirez.  Removal kinetics and viability of bacteria in horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetlands. 7th International Conference on Artificial Wetlands.  Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 11-16 November 2000.