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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Strategies for Fish Disease Control and Prevention

Location: Harry K. Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The effectiveness of flow-through and/or static copper sulfate treatments on the survival of Golden Shiners and Fathead Minnows infected with Flavobacterium columare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Aug-14)
The influence of water chemistries on Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2014. The influence of water chemistries on Flavobacterium columnare pathogenesis in channel catfish [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. p. 91.
There must be something in the water (for F. columnare pathogenesis) - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Bosworth, B.G., Torrans, E.L., Tucker, C.S. 2014. There must be something in the water (for F. columnare pathogenesis) [abstract}. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.21.
Copper sulfate controls fungus on sunshine bass eggs and increases survival - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, T.M. 2014. Copper sulfate controls fungus on sunshine bass eggs and increases survival [abstract]. Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop 2014, February 3-5, 2014, Council Bluffs, Iowa. 2014:24.
The safety and effectiveness of CuSO4 to control fungus on egg masses in catfish hatcheries - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Carter, R.R., Steeby, J.A. 2013. The safety and effectiveness of CuSO4 to control fungus on egg masses in catfish hatcheries [abstract]. 2013 Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop, February 4-6, 2013, Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, Arkansas. p.29.
Treating sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate controls fungus and increases survival - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Williams, R.S., Clark, M.L., Freeze, M.T. 2014. Treating sunshine bass eggs with copper sulfate controls fungus and increases survival [abstracts]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2014: Taking Aquaculture to New Heights through Technology, Marketing, Collaboration, February 9-12. 2014, Seattle, Washington. p.504.
Minnows get columnaris too; copper sulfate works! - (Abstract Only)
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Straus, D.L., Kelly, A.M. 2014. Minnows get columnaris too; copper sulfate works! [abstract]. Abstracts of Aquaculture America 2014: Taking Aquaculture to New Heights through Technology, Marketing, Collaboration, February 9-12, 2014, Seattle, Washington. p.252.
Usda's Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2013. USDA's Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). p.8.
Comparative effects of copper sulfate or potassium permanganate on channel catfish concurrently infected with Flavobacterium columnare and Ichthyobodo necator - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Fuller, S.A. 2014. Comparative effects of copper sulfate or potassium permanganate on channel catfish concurrently infected with Flavobacterium columnare and Ichthyobodo necator. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 26:71–83.
Salinity, water hardness, and dissolved organic carbon modulate degradation of peracetic acid (PAA) compounds in aqueous solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, D., Steinberg, C.E., Straus, D.L., Pedersen, L., Meinelt, T. 2014. Salinity, water hardness, and dissolved organic carbon modulate degradation of peracetic acid (PAA) compounds in aqueous solutions. Aquacultural Engineering. 60:35-40.
Usda's Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2013. USDA's Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 9(1):7-8.
Using copper sulfate to control fungus on fish eggs - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K., Carter, R.R., Steeby, J.A. 2013. Using copper sulfate to control fungus on fish eggs [abstract]. Lonoke Aquaculture Workshop Book of Abstracts, February 7, 2013, Lonoke, Arkansas. p.7.
Copper sulfate is an effective, economical, multi-use compound for fish - (Abstract Only)
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2013. Copper sulfate is an effective, economical, multi-use compound for fish [abstract]. 2013 Mid-Continent Warm Water Fish Culture Workshop, February 4-6, 2013, Mt. Magazine State Park, Paris, Arkansas. p.20.
Early mucosal responses in blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) skin to Aeromonas hydrophila infection - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Beck, B.H., Su, B., Terhune, J., Peatman, E. 2013. Early mucosal responses in blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) skin to Aeromonas hydrophila infection. Fish and Shellfish Immunology. 34(3):920-928.
Safety of feed treated with 17a-methyltestosterone (17MT) to larval Nile tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Straus, D.L., Bowker, J.D., Bowman, M.P., Carty, D., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D., Ledbetter, C.K. 2013. Safety of feed treated with 17a-methyltestosterone (17MT) to larval Nile tilapia. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 75:212-219.
A history of the Fish Farming Experimental Laboratory in Stuttgart, Arkansas and the transfer to the USDA/ARS Harry K. Dupree - Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Ludwig, G.M., Carter, R.R. 2013. A history of the Fish Farming Experimental Laboratory in Stuttgart, Arkansas and the transfer to the USDA/ARS Harry K. Dupree - Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center[abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2013: Strike a Chord for Sustainable Aquaculture, February 21-25, 2013, Nashville, Tennessee. p.1058.
Efficacy of bath treatments of formalin and copper sulfate on cultured white bass, Morone chrysops, concurrently infected by Onchocleidus mimus and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L., Fuller, S.A., Bullard, S. 2013. Efficacy of bath treatments of formalin and copper sulfate on cultured white bass, Morone chrysops, concurrently infected by Onchocleidus mimus and Ichthyophthirius multifiliis. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 44(2):305-310.
Copper Sulfate Research at Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L. 2012. Copper Sulfate Research at Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center [abstract]. Annual Drug Approval Coodination Workshop. Available: http://www.fws.gov/fisheries/aadap/INAD%20Workshop%20Files/Workshop%202012%20LaCrosse/Presentations/Copper%20Sulfate2.pdf.
Peracetic acid degradation in freshwater aquaculture systems and possible practical implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pedersen, L., Meinelt, T., Straus, D.L. 2013. Peracetic acid degradation in freshwater aquaculture systems and possible practical implications. Aquacultural Engineering. 53:65-71.
Assessment of Aquaflor (c), copper sulfate and potassium permanganate for control of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare infection in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female x Morone saxatilis male - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Darwish, A.M., Bebak, J.A., Schrader, K. 2012. Assessment of Aquaflor (c), copper sulfate and potassium permanganate for control of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare infection in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female x Morone saxatilis male. Journal of Fish Diseases. 35:637-647.
Effectiveness of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid to reduce mortality and infestation of Ichthyobodo nector in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Beck, B.H., Mitchell, A.J., Freeman, D.W., Meinelt, T. 2013. Effectiveness of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid to reduce mortality and infestation of Ichthyobodo nector in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818). Aquaculture Research. 44(7):1103-1109.
International cooperation on the use of peracetic acid in aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Meinelt, T. 2012. International cooperation on the use of peracetic acid in aquaculture [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing all the Players to the Table. p.467.
Using a computer model to calculate copper sulfate treatments for Ich - (Abstract Only)
Ryan, A.C., Straus, D.L., Tomasso, J.R. 2012. Using a computer model to calculate copper sulfate treatments for Ich [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America 2012: Bringing all the Players to the Table. p.468.
Effectiveness of copper sulfate and potassium permanganate on channel catfish infected with Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H., Straus, D.L. 2012. Effectiveness of copper sulfate and potassium permanganate on channel catfish infected with Flavobacterium columnare. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 74(3):320-329.
Effects of water chemistry on the toxicity of Cu to the fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: Development of a BLM for therapeutic application - (Abstract Only)
Ryan, A., Straus, D.L., Tomasso, J. 2011. Effects of water chemistry on the toxicity of Cu to the fish parasite Ichthyophthirius multifiliis: Development of a BLM for therapeutic application [abstract]. Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry North America 32nd Annual Meeting, Navigating Environmental Challanges: Historical Lessons Guiding Future Directions, November 13-17, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts. p.391.
Reduction of in vitro growth in Flavobacterium columnare and Saprolegnia parasitica by products containing peracetic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marchand, P., Phan, T., Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Stuber, A., Meinelt, T. 2012. Reduction of in vitro growth in Flavobacterium columnare and Saprolegnia parasitica by products containing peracetic acid. Aquaculture Research. 43:1861-1866.
Usda’s Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2011. USDA’s Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 7(2):10-11.
The US Drug Approval Process: Disease treatments may be necessary for better stocking success - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L. 2011. The US Drug Approval Process: Disease treatments may be necessary for better stocking success [abstract]. 6th World Recreational Fishing Conference, August 1-4, 2011, Berlin, Germany. p.199.
Safety of Aquaflor(c)-medicated feed to sunshine bass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Straus, D.L., Bowker, J.D., Bowman, M.P., Carty, D., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2012. Safety of Aquaflor(c)-medicated feed to sunshine bass. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 74:1-7.
The effect of high total ammonia concentration on the survival of channel catfish experimentally infected with Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farmer, B.D., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2011. The effect of high total ammonia concentration on the survival of channel catfish experimentally infected with Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 23:162-168.
Using copper sulfate to control fungus on eggs in catfish hatcheries - (Trade Journal)
Straus, D.L., Steeby, J.A. 2011. Using copper sulfate to control fungus on eggs in catfish hatcheries. The Catfish Journal. 25(9):13.
Disinfection of water in recirculating aquaculture systems with peracetic acid (PAA) - (Abstract Only)
Meinelt, T., Rau, A., Matzke, S., Straus, D.L. 2011. Disinfection of water in recirculating aquaculture systems with peracetic acid (PAA) [abstract]. Diseases of Fish and Shellfish: 15th International Conference on Diseases of Fish and Shellfish, European Association of Fish Pathologist, September 12-16, 2011, Split, Croatia. p.231.
Could peracetic acid be an alternative treatment in aquaculture? - (Abstract Only)
Meinelt, T., Matzke, S., Rau, Phan, T., Straus, D.L. 2011. Could peracetic acid be an alternative treatment in aquaculture [abstract]? Diversification in Inland Finfish Aquaculture. p.22.
Usda’s Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2011. USDA’s Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 7(1):11.
Evaluation of a 4-h static copper sulphate treatment against experimental infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Darwish, A.M., Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2012. Evaluation of a 4-h static copper sulphate treatment against experimental infection of Flavobacterium columnare in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Journal of Fish Diseases. 43:688-695.
Treating a natural outbreak of columnaris in channel catfish with copper sulfate and potassium permanganate - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Farmer, B.D., Beck, B.H. 2011. Treating a natural outbreak of columnaris in channel catfish with copper sulfate and potassium permanganate [abstract]. 36th Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, March 28 – April 1, 2011, Mt. Pleasant , South Carolina. p.20.
Longevity of Bolbophorus damnificus infections in channel catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mitchell, A.J., Yost, M., Panuska, C., Farmer, B.D., Pote, L. 2011. Longevity of Bolbophorus damnificus infections in channel catfish. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 23(2):103-109.
Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics, and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture - (Book / Chapter)
Bowker, J., Trushenski, J., Tuttle-Lau, M., Straus, D.L., Gaikowski, M., Goodwin, A., Sprague, L., Bowman, M. 2011. Guide to Using Drugs, Biologics, and Other Chemicals in Aquaculture. American Fisheries Society Book Series. Available: http://www.fishculturesection.org/DrugGuide/Files/GUIDE_FEB_2011.pdf.
Hatch rate of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818) eggs treated with 100 mg L-1 copper sulphate pentahydrate. Aquaculture Research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Carter, R.R., Steeby, J.A. 2011. Hatch rate of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque 1818) eggs treated with 100 mg L-1 copper sulphate pentahydrate. Aquaculture Research. 43:14-18.
Usda’s Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2010. USDA’s Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 6(3):11.
17a-Methyltestosterone - Medicated feed administered to Tilapia: Survival and pathologies. - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Bowker, J.D., Bowman, M.P., Carty, D., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2011. 17a-Methyltestosterone - Medicated feed administered to Tilapia: Survival and pathologies.. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America. p.447.
Using peracetic acid to control fungus on catfish eggs - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Meinelt, T. 2011. Using peracetic acid to control fungus on catfish eggs [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America. p.446.
Comparing the efficacy of four immersion flush and static hydorgen peroxide and copper sulfate treatments on channel catfish eggs infected with water molds - (Abstract Only)
Mitchell, A.J., Straus, D.L. 2011. Comparing the efficacy of four immersion flush and static hydorgen peroxide and copper sulfate treatments on channel catfish eggs infected with water molds [abstract]. Book of Abstracts Aquaculture America. p.310.
The Safety of AQUAFLOR (50% Florfenicol; Type A Medicated Article) Administered in feed to sunshine bass (female white bass Morone chrysops × male striped bass M. saxatilis) - (Research Notes)
Bowker, J.D., Straus, D.L., Bowman, M.P., Carty, D., Dotson, M., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2010. The Safety of AQUAFLOR (50% Florfenicol; Type A Medicated Article) Administered in feed to sunshine bass (female white bass Morone chrysops × male striped bass M. saxatilis). U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership, Drug Research Information Bulletin 19. 2 p.
History of introductions and governmental involvement in promoting the use of grass, silver, and bighead carps - (Abstract Only)
Kelly, A., Engle, C., Armstrong, M., Freeze, M., Mitchell, A.J. 2011. History of introductions and governmental involvement in promoting the use of grass, silver, and bighead carps. p.163-174 in D.C. Champman and M.H. Hoff, editors. Invasive Asian Carps in North America. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 74, Bethesda, Maryland.
Toxicity of rotenone to giant river freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogunsanya, T., Durborow, R.M., Webster, C.D., Tidwell, J.H., Thompson, K., Coyle, S., Jarboe, H.H., Huang, L., Straus, D.L., Wang, C. 2011. Toxicity of rotenone to giant river freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 73:159-163.
The effect of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid on Ichthyobodo necator in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Mitchell, A.J., Meinelt, T. 2011. The effect of copper sulfate, potassium permanganate, and peracetic acid on Ichthyobodo necator in channel catfish [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2011: Aquaculture on Parade, February 28-March 3, 2011, New Orleans, Lousiana. p.147.
Evaluation of a candidate control gene for Flavobacterium columnare expression analysis and expression profiles in four growth media - (Abstract Only)
Farmer, B.D., Straus, D.L., Fuller, S.A. 2011. Evaluation of a candidate control gene for Flavobacterium columnare expression analysis and expression profiles in four growth media [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2011: Aquaculture on Parade, February 28-March 3, 2011, New Orleans, Lousiana. p.147.
The effectiveness of repeated tank treatments of copper sulfate and formalin on gill flukes and Ich in naturally infested white bass - (Abstract Only)
Farmer, B.D., Mitchell, A.J., Bullard, S.A. 2011. The effectiveness of repeated tank treatments of copper sulfate and formalin on gill flukes and Ich in naturally infested white bass [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2011: Aquaculture on Parade, February 28-March 3, 2011, New Orleans, Lousiana. p.148.
Hygienisierung in der Fischzucht mittels Per-essigsäure (Disinfection of water with PAA: State of the investigations) - (Abstract Only)
Meinelt, T., Stuber, A., Reuter, U., Matzke, S., Sudova, E., Schreiner, G., Marchand, P., Rau, A., Straus, D.L. 2010. Hygienisierung in der Fischzucht mittels Per-essigsäure (Disinfection of water with PAA: State of the investigations) [abstract]. Institute of Inland Fisheries. Available: www.ifb-potsdam.de/swfs/meinelt.htm.
Efficacy of florfenicol, copper sulfate and potassium permanganate in controlling a natural infection of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female x Morone saxatilis male - (Abstract Only)
Darwish, A.M. 2010. Efficacy of florfenicol, copper sulfate and potassium permanganate in controlling a natural infection of Aeromonas hydrophila and Flavobacterium columnare in sunshine bass, Morone chrysops female x Morone saxatilis male [abstract]. International Aquatic Animal Health Symposium Proceedings. p.132.
Usda's Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2010. USDA's Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 6(2):12.
Feeding Aquaflor® medicated feed to sunshine bass at up to 5 times the recommended dose - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Bowker, J., Bowman, M., Carty, D., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2010. Feeding Aquaflor® medicated feed to sunshine bass at up to 5 times the recommended dose [abstract]. Annual Drug Approval Coodination Workshop. 16:89-94.
The safety of 17a-Methyltestosterone medicated feed to tilapia - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L., Bowker, J., Bowman, M., Carty, D., Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2010. The safety of 17a-Methyltestosterone medicated feed to tilapia [abstract]. Annual Drug Approval Coodination Workshop. 16:123-130.
Status of Copper Sulfate - 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Straus, D.L. 2010. Status of Copper Sulfate - 2010 [abstract]. Annual Drug Approval Coodination Workshop. 16:109.
The longevity of Bolbophorus damnificus in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Mitchell, A.J., Farmer, B.D. 2010. The longevity of Bolbophorus damnificus in channel catfish [abstract]. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.92.
Dr. Stanislaus F. Snieszko: The man, the scientist, and his legacy - (Abstract Only)
Mitchell, A.J. 2010. Dr. Stanislaus F. Snieszko: The man, the scientist, and his legacy [abstract]. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p.1.
Usda's Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2010. USDA's Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 6(1):10-11.
Usda's Corner - (Other)
Straus, D.L. 2009. USDA's Corner. Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership (AADAP). 5(3):12.
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