Publications & Presentations

Some publications by lab staff, partners, and PIs relate to research and projects aligned
to Fish Innovation Lab interests but were not supported by Fish Innovation Lab funding. 

  • Allred, S., Shao, W., Schilling, M. W., Petrie-Hanson, L., & Allen, P. J. (2019). An assessment of red fillet prevalence in the catfish industry. Aquaculture, 507, 203-210. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.020.
  • Allred, S., Ciaramella, M., Schilling, M. W., Petrie-Hanson, L., & Allen, P. J. (2019, March). Catfish responses to pond and harvest stressors and consequences for muscle quality. Paper presented at the meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA.
  • Carvalho, P. G., Jupiter, S. D., Januchowski-Hartley, F. A., Goetze, J., Claudet, J., Weeks, R., Humphries, A., & White, C. (2019). Optimized fishing through periodically harvested closures. Journal of Applied Ecology, 56, 1927-1936. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13417. Available at
  • Chesser, B. M., Green, C. C., & Allen, P. J. (2019). Egg production of Gulf Killifish is dependent on broodstock rearing density but not spawning substrate surface area. North American Journal of Aquaculture. doi: 10.1002/naaq.10087.
  • Chesser, B., & Allen, P. J. (2019). Effect of broodstock density and spawning substrate surface area on reproductive output of Gulf Killifish in commercial-scale recirculating aquaculture systems. Paper presented at the meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA.
  • Failler, P., & Hussain, M. G. (2019, May 9). A brief on EU-BGD joint collaboration on Blue Economy in Bangladesh [blog post]. Available at
  • Failler, P., & Hussain, M. G. (2019). Policy interventions for the development of the Blue Economy in Bangladesh. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, 6(2). Available at
  • Guy, E. L., Mischke, C. C., Colvin, M. E., Allen, P. J. (2019). Zooplankton selectivity by Black Buffalo in fertilized ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture. doi: 10.1002/naaq.10089.
  • Guy, E. L., Menghe H., Mischke, C. C., Colvin, M., & Allen, P. J. (2019). Spawning and rearing suckers: lessons from Black Buffalo. Paper presented at the meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Humphries, A. T., Gorospe, K. D., Carvalho, P.G., Yulianto, I., Kartawaijaya, T., Campbell, S. (2019). Catch composition and selectivity of fishing gears in a multi-species Indonesian coral reef fishery. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6(378). Available at
  • Hussain, G., Kohinoor, A., Rahman, M., Rahman, Z, & Nguyeh, N. H. (2019, April 12). Bangladesh’s tilapia aquaculture industry shows resilience: Recent successes traced to genetically improved farmed tilapia, effective fry dissemination [blog post]. Available at
  • Hussain, M. G. (2019, October 29). Improved breeding and farming practices of tilapia in Bangladesh [blog post]. Available at 
  • Hussain, M. G., Failler, P., & Sarker, S. (2019). Future importance of maritime activities in Bangladesh. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, (6)2, Article 3. Available at
  • Iannotti, L. (2019, May). Of Shores & Savannas: Evolutionary aspects of animal source food nutrition. Presentation at the Aligning the Food System for Improved Nutrition in Animal Source Foods conference, Davis, CA. Slides available at
  • Iannotti, L. (2019, June). Effective pathways towards reducing chronic malnutrition. In Ensuring children’s cognitive and physical development through animal source foods. Symposium conducted by Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems, Washington DC.
  • Iannotti, L. (2019, June). Lulun II: Follow-up cohort study. In Young child nutrition, eggs, and poultry production. Symposium conducted at the annual conference of the American Society for Nutrition.
  • Kolbila, R., Ragsdale, K., Marinda, P., Read-Wahidi, M., Pincus, L, & Torell, E. (2019, October). Fish4Zambia: Research to close fish consumption and nutrition gaps in Zambia. Presentation at the 2019 Mississippi State University Graduate Research Symposium, Mississippi State, MS. 
  • Lawrence, M. (2019, March). Use of essential oils as alternative treatment to control Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in catfish. Presentation at the World Aquaculture Society annual meeting, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Lawrence, M. (2019, May). Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish: Advancing the fish value chain and human nutrition. Presentation at the WorldFish-USAID Knowledge Sharing Session, Washington, DC.
  • Lawrence, M., Elhassan, O., Arthur, R., Hanson, L., Gaunt, P., Bin, H., & Sharan, V. (2019, July). Lightning talks. In T. Pesek (Moderator), Aquaculture biosecurity: The invisible threat of antimicrobial resistance. Congressional briefing hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Mississippi State University Global Center for Aquatic Food Security, Washington, DC.
  • Lawrence, M. (2019, September). Improved nutrition security through increased access to and consumption of fish. In Accessing innovation lab food security & resilience innovations. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Feed the Future Innovation Labs, Washington, DC.
  • Omer, A.R., Henderson, J., Falconer, L., Kroger, R., & Allen, P. J. (2019). Economic costs of using tailwater recovery systems for maintaining water quality and irrigation. Journal of Environmental Management. doi: 10.1016/j/jenvman.2019.01.038.
  • Patil, P. G., Virdin, J., Colgan, C. S., Hussain, M. G., Failler, P., & Veigh, T. (2019). Initial measures of the economic activity linked to Bangladesh’s ocean space, and implications for the country’s Blue Economy policy objectives. Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, 6(2). Available at 
  • Stewart, C., Caswell, B., Iannotti, L., Lutter, C., Arnold, C., Chipatala, R., Prado, E., & Maleta, K. (2019). The effect of eggs on early child growth in rural Malawi: The Mazira Project randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nqz163. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz163.
  • Stewart, H. A., Aboagye, D. L., Ramee, S. W., & Allen, P. J. (2019). Effects of acute thermal stress on acid-base regulation, haematology, ion-osmoregulation and aerobic metabolism in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquaculture Research. doi: 10.111/are.14093.
  • Torell, E., Bilecki, D., Owusu, A., Crawford, B., Beran, K., & Kent, K. (2019). Assessing the impacts of gender integration in Ghana's fisheries sector. Coastal Management, doi: 10.1080/08920753.2019.1669098. Available at