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Julio C Garcia
Aquatic Animal Health Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (334) 887-3741 ext. 150
Fax: (334) 887-2983

990 WIRE RD
AUBURN, AL 36832

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genetic (co)variation between harvest weight and resistance to both Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C.A., Shoemaker, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Ospina-Arango, J.F., Rye, M. 2020. Genetic (co)variation between harvest weight and resistance to both Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Aquaculture. 529:735726. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2020.735726.
Streptococcosis in fish ()
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Xu, D., Beck, B.H. 2020. Streptococcosis in fish. In: AFS-FHS (American Fisheries Society-Fish Health Section). FHS Blue Book: Suggested Procedures for the Detection and Identification of Certain Finfish and Shellfish Pathogens. AFS-FHS. Bethesda, Maryland. Chapter 1.3.3.
Description of Erysipelothrix piscisicarius sp. nov., an emergent fish pathogen, and assessment of virulence using a Tiger Barb (Puntigrus tetrazona) infection model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pomaranski, E.K., Griffin, M.J., Camus, A.C., Armwood, A.R., Shelley, J., Waldbieser, G.C., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Yanong, R., Soto, E. 2019. Description of Erysipelothrix piscisicarius sp. nov., an emergent fish pathogen, and assessment of virulence using a Tiger Barb (Puntigrus tetrazona) infection model. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.003838.
Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) resistance to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable and can be improved through selective breeding - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C., Rye, M., Ospina-Arango, J., Garcia, J.C., Mumma, W.P., Bader, T.J., Shelley, J.P., Beck, B.H. 2019. Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) resistance to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable and can be improved through selective breeding [abstract]. International Aquaculture Meeting. 3.
Multiplex PCR for genotyping Flavobacterium columnare Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Shelley, J.P. 2019. Multiplex PCR for genotyping Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Fish Diseases. 42:1531-1542. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfd.13068.
Genetic diversity and genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Shelley, J.P. 2019. Genetic diversity and genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare [abstract]. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. p. 42.
Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations - (Abstract Only)
LaFrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Waldbieser, G.C., Evenhuis, J., Loch, T.P., Liles, M.R., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2018. Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations [abstract]. 5th International Conference of Members of the Genus Flavobacterium 2018. p. 23.
Multiplex PCR for rapid genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
LaFrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Shelley, J.P. 2018. Multiplex PCR for rapid genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare [abstract]. 5th International Conference of Members of the Genus Flavobacterium 2018. p. 24.
Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations - (Abstract Only)
LaFrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Waldbieser, G.C., Evenhuis, J., Loch, T.P., Liles, M.R., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2018. Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations [abstract]. International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. p. 45.
Resistance of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
LaFrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2018. Resistance of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae is heritable but not correlated [abstract]. International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health. p. 56.
Francisella marina sp. nov., etiologic agent of systemic disease in cultured spotted rose snapper (Lutjanus guttatus) in Central America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soto, E., Griffin, M.J., Morales, J.A., Calvo, E.B., Sebastiao, F.A., Porras, A.L., Viquez-Rodriguez, X., Reichley, S.R., Rosser, T.G., Ware, C., Byrne, B.A., LaFrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Camus, A.C. 2018. Francisella marina sp. nov., etiologic agent of systemic disease in cultured spotted rose snapper (Lutjanus guttatus) in Central America. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84(16):e00144-18. https://doi.org/10.11.1128/AEM.00144-18.
Streptococcus agalactiae infection in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its transmission potential to cohabitated sheepshead minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus) - (Abstract Only)
Garcia, J.C., Shoemaker, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R. 2018. Streptococcus agalactiae infection in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its transmission potential to cohabitated sheepshead minnows (Cyprinodon variegatus)[abstract]. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 34.
Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2018. Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae Ib is heritable but not correlated. [abstract] Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop. p. 35.
Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LaFrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Waldbieser, G.C., Evenhuis, J., Loch, T.P., Liles, M.R., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2018. Identification of four distinct phylogenetic groups in Flavobacterium columnare with fish host associations. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:452. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.
Characterization of atypical Flavobacterium columnare and identification of a new genomovar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J.C., LaFrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Wong, F., Chang, S. 2018. Characterization of atypical Flavobacterium columnare and identification of a new genomovar. Journal of Fish Diseases. 41:1159-1164.
Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwardsiella spp. isolates from different hosts and geographic origins, with an emphasis on isolates formerly classified as E. tarda and an evaluation of diagnostic methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Ware, C., Steadman, J., Gaunt, P.S., Garcia, J.C., LaFrentz, B.R., Thachil, A., Stine, C.B., Waldbieser, G.C., Arias, C.R., Lock, T., Welch, T.J., Cipriano, R.C., Greenway, T.E., Khoo, L.H., Wise, D.J., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2017. Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwardsiella spp. isolates from different hosts and geographic origins, with an emphasis on isolates formerly classified as E. tarda and an evaluation of diagnostic methods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55:3466-3491.
Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwardsiella spp. isolates from different hosts and geographic origins with an emphasis on isolates formerly clasified as E. tarda and an evaluation of diagnostic methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Ware, C., Steadman, J., Gaunt, P.S., Garcia, J.C., LaFrentz, B.R., Thachil, A., Stine, C., Waldbieser, G.C., Arias, C.R., Lock, T., Welch, T.J., Cipriano, R.C., Greenway, T.E., Khoo, L.H., Wise, D.J., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2017. Comparative phenotypic and genotypic analysis of Edwardsiella spp. isolates from different hosts and geographic origins with an emphasis on isolates formerly clasified as E. tarda and an evaluation of diagnostic methods. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55:3466-3491.
The type IX secretion system is required for virulence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, N., Zhu, Y., LaFrentz, B.R., Evenhuis, J., Hunnicutt, D.W., Conrad, R.A., Barbier, P., Gullstrand, C.W., Roet, J.E., Powers, J.L., Kulkami, S.S., Erbes, D.H., Garcia, J.C., Nie, P., McBride, M.J. 2017. The type IX secretion system is required for virulence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83(23):e01769-17. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01769-17.
Capsular typing of Streptococcus agalactiae (Lancefield group B streptococci) from fish using multiplex PCR and serotyping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Xu, D., Garcia, J.C., LaFrentz, B.R. 2017. Capsular typing of Streptococcus agalactiae (Lancefield group B streptococci) from fish using multiplex PCR and serotyping. Bulletin of the European Association of Fish Pathologists. 37(5):190-197.
Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalatiae Ib is heritable but not correlated - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. Resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalatiae Ib is heritable but not correlated [abstract]. European Association of Fish Pathologists. p. 105.
Characterization of atypical Flavobacterium columnare and identification of a new genomovar - (Abstract Only)
Garcia, J.C., Lafrentz, B.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2017. Characterization of atypical Flavobacterium columnare and identification of a new genomovar. In: Annual Meeting of the Fish Health Section, American Fisheries Society, East Lansing, Michigan, April 2-3, 2017. p. 67.
Multiplex PCR for rapid genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C. 2017. Multiplex PCR for rapid genotyping of Flavobacterium columnare. Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, East Lansing, Michigan, April 3-7, 2017. p. 65.
Genomovars and genomes: Deciphering the genetic diversity of Flavobacterium columnare - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Waldbieser, G.C., Evenhuis, J., Loch, T.P., Liles, M.R., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2017. Genomovars and genomes: Deciphering the genetic diversity of Flavobacterium columnare. In: Annual Meeting of the Fish Health Section, American Fisheries Society, East Lansing, Michigan, April 2-3, 2017. p. 66.
Primer prueba de desafio controlado en tilapia del Nilo Para Resistencia a Streptococcus iniae ()
Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C.A., Shoemaker, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Xu, D., Lovoll, M., Rye, M. 2017. Primer prueba de desafio controlado en tilapia del Nilo Para Resistencia a Streptococcus iniae. Panorama Acuicola. 22(2): p.38-41.
Controlled laboratory challenge demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance to Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C.A., Shoemaker, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Xu, D., Lovoll, M., Rye, M. 2017. Controlled laboratory challenge demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance to Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia. In: Aquaculture America 2017 Conference, San Antonio, Texas, February 19-22, 2017. p. 234.
Spring forward with improved Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus resistant to Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae IB - (Abstract Only)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. Spring forward with improved Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus resistant to Streptococcus iniae and Streptococcus agalactiae IB. In: Aquaculture America 2017 Conference, San Antonio, Texas, February 19-22, 2017. p. 418.
Optimized reverse primer for 16S-RFLP analysis and genomovar assignment of Flavobacterium columnare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Dong, H., Waldbieser, G.C., Rodkhum, C., Wong, F., Chang, S. 2017. Optimized reverse primer for 16S-RFLP analysis and genomovar assignment of Flavobacterium columnare. Journal of Fish Diseases. 40:1103-1108.
Additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib: is genetic resistance correlated? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shoemaker, C.A., Lozano, C.A., Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Soto, E., Xu, D., Beck, B.H., Rye, M. 2017. Additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae and S. agalactiae capsular type Ib: is genetic resistance correlated? Aquaculture. 468:193-198.
Optimized reverse primer for 16S-RFLP analysis and genomovar assignment of Flavobacterium columnare ()
Lafrentz, B.R., Garcia, J.C., Dong, H.T., Waldbieser, G.C., Rodkhum, C., Wong, F.S., Chang, S.F. 2016. Optimized reverse primer for 16S-RFLP analysis and genomovar assignment of Flavobacterium columnare. Genebank. Accession Nos. KX711893-KX711900.
Isolation and characterization of Flavobacterium columnare strains infecting fishes inhabiting the Laurentian Great Lakes basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faisal, M., Diamanka, A., Loch, T., Lafrentz, B.R., Winters, A., Garcia, J.C., Togubaye, B. 2017. Isolation and characterization of Flavobacterium columnare strains infecting fishes inhabiting the Laurentian Great Lakes basin. Journal of Fish Diseases. 40:637-648.
Controlled challenge experiment demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C.A., Shoemaker, C.A., Garcia, J.C., Xu, D., Lovoll, M., Rye, M. 2016. Controlled challenge experiment demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) to Streptococcus iniae. Aquaculture. 458:134-139.
Controlled laboratory challenge demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance to Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia - (Abstract Only)
Lafrentz, B.R., Lozano, C.A., Shoemaker, C.A., Xu, D., Garcia, J.C., Lovoll, M., Rye, M. 2015. Controlled laboratory challenge demonstrates substantial additive genetic variation in resistance to Streptococcus iniae in Nile tilapia [abstract]. American Fisheries Society (Fish Health Section) Annual Meeting. p.30.
Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei Pridgeon, Y., Klesius, P.H., Garcia, J.C. 2013. Identification and virulence of Chryseobacterium indologenes isolated from diseased yellow perch (Perca flavescens). Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114:636-643.
Effect of copper sulfate on Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fingerlings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bebak, J.A., Garcia, J.C., Darwish, A.M. 2012. Effect of copper sulfate on Aeromonas hydrophila infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) fingerlings. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 74(4):494-498.
Aeromonas hydrophila in 2010: Characteristics of Alabama outbreaks ()
Bebak, J.A., Hemstreet, W., Garcia, J.C. 2011. Aeromonas hydrophila in 2010: Characteristics of Alabama outbreaks. Alabama Fish Farming Center Fish Farming News. Summer 2011. p. 1-2.
Comparative genomics of Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from an epidemic in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Liles, M., Hemstreet, W., Waldbieser, G., Griffin, M., Khoo, L., Bebak, J.A., Garcia, J.C., Goodwin, A., Capps, N., Hayden, K., Terhune, J. 2011. Comparative genomics of Aeromonas hydrophila isolates from an epidemic in channel catfish [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster No. 1489.
Aeromonas hydrophila: Observations of the Alabama industry in 2010 - (Abstract Only)
Bebak, J.A., Hemstreet, W., Garcia, J.C. 2010. Aeromonas hydrophila: Observations of the Alabama industry in 2010 [abstract]. Aeromonas hydrophila Videoconference Workshop, August 24, 2010, Greensboro, Alabama.
Nile Tilapia Infectivity by Genomically Diverse Streptoccocus agalactiae Isolates from Multiple Hosts - (Abstract Only)
Evans, J.J., Klesius, P.H., Pasnik, D.J., Garcia, J.C., Shoemaker, C.A. 2010. Nile Tilapia Infectivity by Genomically Diverse Streptoccocus agalactiae Isolates from Multiple Hosts. World Aquaculture Society. Aquaculture 2010. March 1-5, 2010 San Diego, California. pg 312.
GENOMIC DIVERSITY OF STREPTOCCOCUS AGALACTIAE ISOLATES FROM MULTIPLE HOSTS AND THEIR INFECTIVITY IN NILE TILAPIA - (Proceedings)
Evans, J.J., Klesius, P.H., Bohnsack, J.F., Pasnik, D.J., Garcia, J.C., Whiting, A.A., Shoemaker, C.A. 2008. Genomic diversity of streptoccocus agalactiae isolates from multiple hosts and their infectivity in nile tilapia. Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Talipia in Aquaculture. Cairo, Egypt October 12-14-2008. Volume 2: p 1199-1209.
Phylogenetic relationships among Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from piscine, dolphin, bovine and human sources: a dolphin and piscine lineage associated with a fish epidemic in Kuwait is also associated with human... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.J., Bohnsack, J.F., Klesius, P.H., Whiting, A.A., Garcia, J.C., Shoemaker, C.A. Takahashi, S. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships among Streptococcus agalactiae isolated from piscine, dolphin, bovine and human sources: a dolphin and piscine lineage associated with a fish epidemic in Kuwait is also associated with human neonatal infections in Japan. Journal of Medical Microbiology. 57(11):1369-1376.
Genomic Diversity of Streptoccocus agalactiae Isolates from Multiple Hosts and Their Infectivity in Nile Tilapia - (Abstract Only)
Evans, J.J., Klesius, P.H., Bohnsack, J.F., Pasnik, D.J., Garcia, J.C., Whiting, A.A., Shoemaker, C.A. 2008. Genomic Diversity of Streptoccocus agalactiae Isolates from Multiple Hosts and Their Infectivity in Nile Tilapia. 8th International Symposium on Talipia in Aquaculture. Cairo, Egypt October 12-14, 2008. p. 109.
Non-infectivity of Cattle Streptococcus agalactiae in Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, J.C., Klesius, P.H., Evans, J.J., Shoemaker, C.A. 2008. Non-infectivity of cattle Streptococcus agalactiae in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus and channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Aquaculture. 281:151-154.
GENOMIC DIVERSITY OF STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE FROM FISH, BOVINE AND HUMAN HOSTS - (Abstract Only)
Evans, J.J., Bohnsak, J., Klesius, P.H., Whiting, A.A., Garcia, J.C., Shoemaker, C.A. 2007. Genomic diversity of streptococcus agalactiae from fish, bovine and human hosts. page 131. European Association of Fish Pathologists. 13th EAFP International Conference on 'Disease of Fish and Shellfish' 17th-21st September, 2007 Grado, Italy.
A comparative investigation of Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from fish and cattle ()
Garcia, J.C. 2007. A comparative investigation of Streptococcus agalactiae isolates from fish and cattle. Doctoral Dissertation. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. (http://graduate.auburn.edu/auetd/).
Growth Responses and Resistance to Streptococccus iniae of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus Fed Diets Containing Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lim, C.E., Garcia, J.C., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Evans, J.J. 2007. Growth Responses and Resistance to Streptococccus iniae of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus Fed Diets Containing Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. Vol. 38, No. 2. p. 231-237.
Growth Responses and Resistance to Streptococcus iniae of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, Fed Diets Containing Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles - (Abstract Only)
Lim, C.E., Garcia, J.C., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Evans, J.J. 2006. Growth Responses and Resistance to Streptococcus iniae of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, Fed Diets Containing Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles. 7th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. September 6-8, 2006. Veracruz, Mexico, p. 49.
Growth Response and Resistance to Streptococcus iniae of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus Fed Diets Containing Distiller’s Dried Grains with Solubles - (Proceedings)
Lim, C.E., Garcia, J.C., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Evans, J.J. 2006. Growth response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus fed diets containing distiller’s dried grains with solubles. 7th Proceedings International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. September 6-8, 2006 Veracruz, Mexico. on-line http://ag.arizona.edu/azaqua/ista/ISTA7/Papers/DDGS_Lim.doc
GROWTH RESPONSE AND RESISTANCE TO STREPTOCOCCUS INIAE OF NILE TILAPIA (OREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS) FED DIETS CONTAINING DISTILLER'S DRIED GRAINS WITH SOLUBLES - (Abstract Only)
Lim, C.E., Garcia, J.C., Aksoy, M., Klesius, P.H., Shoemaker, C.A., Evans, J.J. 2006. Growth response and resistance to Streptococcus iniae of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fed diets containing distiller's dried grains with solubles. 7th International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. Talk/Abstract. September 6-8, 2006. Veracruz, Mexico. p. 49.
SURVIVAL AND VIRULENCE OF STREPTOCOCCUS AGALACTIAE AND ITS TRANSMISSION FROM NILE TILAPIA (OREOCHROMIS NILOTICUS) TO SHEEPSHEAD MINNOWS (CYPRINODON VARIEGATUS) WHEN EXPOSED TO DIFFERENT WATER MICROCOSMS AND TEMPERATURES - (Abstract Only)
Garcia, J.C., Klesius, P.H., Evans, J.J. Survival and virulence of streptococcus agalactiae and its transmission from nile tilapia (oreochromis niloticus) to sheepshead minnows (cyprinodon variegatus) when exposed to different water microcosms and temperatures. 6th Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference of Researchers in Aquatic Diseases. 9th Biennial Meeting of the Fish Diagnostician's Workshop. 55th Annual Meeeting of the Animal Disease Research Workers in Southern States. 19th Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Animal Parasites. February 8-10, 2004. Biloxi, Mississippi. 2004.
MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FISH SIZE, NUTRITION, HEMATOCRIT VALUES, IMMUNOGLOBULIN LEVELS, BACTERIAL FLORA AND LESIONS IN ATLANTIC MENHADEN(B T)FROM ESTUARINE ENVIRONMENTS IN DELAWARE - (Abstract Only)
KLESIUS, P.H., EVANS, J.J., HUMPHRIES, E., SHELBY, R.A., SHOEMAKER, C.A., DICKY, E., GARCIA, J.C., COLE, T. MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FISH SIZE, NUTRITION, HEMATOCRIT VALUES, IMMUNOGLOBULIN LEVELS, BACTERIAL FLORA AND LESIONS IN ATLANTIC MENHADEN(BREVOORTIA TYRANNUS)FROM ESTUARINE ENVIRONMENTS IN DELAWARE. DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT CONTROL, DELAWARE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE / FISH HEALTH WORKSHOP. 2000.