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Research Project: Genetics, Breeding and Reproductive Physiology to Enhance Production of Catfish

Location: Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit

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

Quantifying the contribution of zooplankton to channel catfish and hybrid catfish growth in nursery ponds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mischke, C., Filbrun, J., Li, M., Chatakondi, N.G. 2019. Quantifying the contribution of zooplankton to channel catfish and hybrid catfish growth in nursery ponds. Aquaculture. 510:51-55.

Evaluation of portable electrosedation system (PES) for anaesthetizing channel catfish to produce channel x blue hybrid catfish embryos in hatcheries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

The Y chromosome sequence of the channel catfish suggests novel sex determination mechanisms in teleost fish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bao, L., Tian, C., Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Elaswad, A., Khalil, K., Sun, F., Yung, Y., Zhou, T., Li, N., Tan, S., Zeng, Q., Liu, Y., Li, Y., Goa, D., Dunham, R., Davis, K., Waldbieser, G.C., Liu, Z. 2019. The Y chromosome sequence of the channel catfish suggests novel sex determination mechanisms in teleost fish. BMC Biology. 17:6.

Development of genomic predictions for harvest and carcass weight in channel catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, A., Bosworth, B.G., Waldbieser, G.C., Tsuruta, S., Misztal, I., Lourenco, D. 2018. Development of genomic predictions for harvest and carcass weight in channel catfish. Genetics Selection Evolution. 50:66.

Characterization of a third ghrelin receptor, GHS-R3a, in channel catfish reveals novel expression patterns and a high affinity for homologous ligand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Small, B., Quiniou, S., Hiroyuki, K., Bledsoe, J.W., Musungu, B.M. 2019. Characterization of a third ghrelin receptor, GHS-R3a, in channel catfish reveals novel expression patterns and a high affinity for homologous ligand. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology. 229:1-9.

Insights into the dynamics of memory, effector and apoptotic cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spencer, D.A., Quiniou, S., Crider, J., Musungu, B.M., Benten, E., Wilson, M. 2019. Insights into the dynamics of memory, effector and apoptotic cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 92:116-128.

Biotic and abiotic factors influencing channel catfish eggs and gut microbiome dynamics durning early life stages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdul, R.S., Griffin, M.J., Mischke, C.M., Bosworth, B.G., Waldbieser, G.C., Wise, D.J., Marsh, T.L., Scribner, K.T. 2018. Biotic and abiotic factors influencing channel catfish eggs and gut microbiome dynamics durning early life stages. Aquaculture. 498:556-567.

Draft genome sequence of fish pathogen Aeromonas bestiarum GA97-22 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumru, S., Tekedar, H., Griffin, M.J., Waldbieser, G.C., Lies, M., Sonstegard, T., Schroeder, S.G., Lawrence, M.L., Karsi, A. 2018. Draft genome sequence of fish pathogen Aeromonas bestiarum GA97-22. Genome Announcements. 6:e00524-18.

The annotation of repetitive elements in the genome of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yuan, Z., Zhou, T., Bao, L., Liu, S., Shi, H., Yang, Y., Gao, D., Dunham, R., Waldbieser, G.C., Liu, Z. 2018. The annotation of repetitive elements in the genome of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). PLoS One. 13:e0197371.

Comparison of channel catfish and blue catfish gut microbiota assemblages shows minimal effects of host genetics on microbial structure and inferred function - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bledsoe, J., Waldbieser, G.C., Swanson, K., Peterson, B.C., Small, B. 2018. Comparison of channel catfish and blue catfish gut microbiota assemblages shows minimal effects of host genetics on microbial structure and inferred function. Frontiers in Microbiology. 9:1073.

Effects of age and dose of Salmon GnRHa (OvaRH) on the reproductive performance of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus to produce channel catfish x blue catfish hybrid embryos in hatcheries - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G. 2018. Effects of age and dose of Salmon GnRHa (OvaRH) on the reproductive performance of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus to produce channel catfish x blue catfish hybrid embryos in hatcheries. USFWS Aquaculture Drug Approval Coordination Workshop. P. 15.

Effect of calcium and magnesium hardness of incubation waters on the hatching success of female channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus male blue catfish I. furcatus hybrid eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Efficacy of a live attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri oral vaccine in channel and hybrid catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Peterson, B.C., Greenway, T.E., Byars, T.S., Wise, D.J. 2018. Efficacy of a live attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri oral vaccine in channel and hybrid catfish. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(4):686-691.

Evaluation of a portable electrosedation system (PES) for anaesthetizing channel catfish to produce channel x blue hybrid catfish embryos in hatcheries - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G. 2018. Evaluation of a portable electrosedation system (PES) for anaesthetizing channel catfish to produce channel x blue hybrid catfish embryos in hatcheries. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. P. 21.

Cortisol responsiveness to stress in channel catfish influences susceptibility to Edwardsiella ictaluri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Peterson, B.C. 2018. Cortisol responsiveness to stress in channel catfish influences susceptibility to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Conference. 5:53-58.

Characterization of two channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, glucocorticoid receptors and expression following an acute stressor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Small, B.C., Quiniou, S. 2018. Characterization of two channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, glucocorticoid receptors and expression following an acute stressor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 216:42-51.

Effect of post-spawning broodfish diet with high lipid content and n-3 fatty acids on reproductive performance of channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Li, M.H. 2018. Effect of post-spawning broodfish diet with high lipid content and n-3 fatty acids on reproductive performance of channel catfish. Aquaculture America Conference. P. 90.

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.

Hormone preparation, dosage calculation, and injection technique for induced spawning of foodfish - (Other)
Chatakondi, N.G., Butts, I.A., Dunham, R.A. 2018. Hormone preparation, dosage calculation, and injection technique for induced spawning of foodfish. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center. P. 1-6.

Comparative analysis of the Flavobacterium columnare genomovar I and II genomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumru, S., Tekedar, H., Gulsoy, N., Waldbieser, G.C., Lawrence, M.L., Karsi, A. 2017. Comparative analysis of the Flavobacterium columnare genomovar I and II genomes. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1375.

Efficacy of a live attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri oral vaccine in channel and hybrid catfish - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Peterson, B.C., Greenway, T.E., Byars, T.S., Wise, D.J. 2017. Efficacy of a live attenuated Edwardsiella ictaluri oral vaccine in channel and hybrid catfish. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. P. 970.

Near infrared spectrometers determine stage maturity in channel catfish - (Trade Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Rodgers, J.E. 2017. Near infrared spectrometers determine stage maturity in channel catfish. Global Aquaculture Advocate. P. 16-20.

Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella ictaluri isolate RUSVM-1 recovered from nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in the Western Hemisphere - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Soto, E., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2017. Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella ictaluri isolate RUSVM-1 recovered from nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in the Western Hemisphere. Genome Announcements. 5:e00390-17.

Effects of season, strain and body weight on testes development and quality in three strains of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosworth, B.G., Quiniou, S., Chatakondi, N.G. 2018. Effects of season, strain and body weight on testes development and quality in three strains of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(1):175-182.

Effects of Season, Strain and Body Weight on Testes Development and Quality in Three Strains of Blue Catfish, Ictalurus furcatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosworth, B.G., Quiniou, S., Chatakondi, N.G. 2017. Effects of Season, Strain and Body Weight on Testes Development and Quality in Three Strains of Blue Catfish, Ictalurus furcatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(1):175-182.

Incubation water temperature and parental effects on the hatching success and progeny performance of Channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G. 2017. Incubation water temperature and parental effects on the hatching success and progeny performance of Channel catfish. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. P.19.

Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella hoshinae ATCC 35051 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2016. Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella hoshinae ATCC 35051. Genome Announcements. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01605-16.

Development of a 690K SNP array in catfish and its application for genetic mapping and validation of the reference genome sequence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, Q., Fu, Q., Li, Y., Waldbieser, G.C., Bosworth, B.G., Liu, S., Yang, Y., Bao, L., Yuan, Z., Li, N., Liu, Z. 2017. Development of a 690K SNP array in catfish and its application for genetic mapping and validation of the reference genome sequence. Scientific Reports. 7:40347.

Draft genome sequences of three Aeromonas hybrophila isolates from catfish and tilapia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tekedar, H.C., Kumru, S., Kalindamar, S., Karsi, A., Waldbieser, G.C., Sonstegard, T.S., Schroeder, S.G., Liles, M.R., Griffin, M.J., Lawrence, M.L. 2017. Draft genome sequences of three Aeromonas hybrophila isolates from catfish and tilapia. Genome Announcements. 5:e01509-e01516.

Evaluation of portable near infrared spectrophotometer to stage maturity in channel catfish - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Rodgers Iii, J.E. 2017. Evaluation of portable near infrared spectrophotometer to stage maturity in channel catfish. Aquaculture America Conference. Abstract# 324 12.

Effects of calcium and magnesium hardness on the fertilization and hatching success of hybrid catfish eggs - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Jeffers, C.D. 2017. Effects of calcium and magnesium hardness on the fertilization and hatching success of hybrid catfish eggs. Aquaculture America Conference. Abstract# 163 12.

Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella piscicida isolate S11-285 recovered from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mississippi, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Tekedar, H.C., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2016. Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella piscicida isolate S11-285 recovered from channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Mississippi, USA. Genome Announcements. 4(6):e01259-16. doi:10.1128/genomeA.01259-16.

Draft genome sequences of four virulent aeromonas hydrophila strains from catfish aquaculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tekedar, H., Kumru, S., Karsi, A., Waldbieser, G.C., Sonstegard, T.S., Schroeder, S.G., Liles, M., Griffin, M., Lawrence, M. 2016. Draft genome sequences of four virulent aeromonas hydrophila strains from catfish aquaculture. Genome Announcements. 4:e00860-16.

Developing a low cortisol responsive line of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Peterson, B.C. 2016. Developing a low cortisol responsive line of channel catfish, Ictalurus punctatus. International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology. P. 93.

Effect of paternal blue catfish strain effects on hatchery fry production and performance of channel catfish X blue catfish F1 hybrid fry production and fingerling performance under commercial conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Yant, R.D., Dunham, R.A. 2016. Effect of paternal blue catfish strain effects on hatchery fry production and performance of channel catfish X blue catfish F1 hybrid fry production and fingerling performance under commercial conditions. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 78:301-306.

The channel catfish genome sequence provides insights into the evolution of scale formation in teleosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Liu, S., Yao, J., Bao, L., Jiang, C., Want, R., Sun, L., Li, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhang, J., Zhou, T., Zeng, Q., Fu, Q., Gao, S., Li, N., Koren, S., Jiang, Y., Zimim, A., Xu, P., Phillippy, A., Geng, X., Song, L., Sun, F., Li, C., Want, X., Chen, A., Jin, Y., Yuan, Z., Yang, Y., Tan, S., Peatman, E., Lu, J., Qin, Z., Dunham, R., Li, Z., Sonstegard, T.S., Feng, J., Danzmann, R.G., Schroeder, S.G., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Ballard, L.L., Kucuktas, H., Kaltenboeck, L., Liu, H., Armbruster, J., Xie, Y., Kirby, M.A., Tian, Y., Moore Flanagan, M.E., Mu, W., Waldbieser, G.C. 2016. The channel catfish genome sequence provides insights into the evolution of scale formation in teleosts. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms11757.

Genome sequence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare genomovar II strain 94-081 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kumru, S., Tekedar, H., Waldbieser, G.C., Lawrence, M.L., Karsi, A. 2016. Genome sequence of the fish pathogen Flavobacterium columnare genomovar II strain 94-081. Genome Announcements. 4:e00430-16.

Draft genome sequence of Aeromonas hydrophila TN97-08 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tekedar, H., Kumru, S., Karsi, A., Waldbieser, G.C., Sonstegard, T., Schroeder, S.G., Liles, M., Griffin, M., Lawrence, M. 2016. Draft genome sequence of Aeromonas hydrophila TN97-08. Genome Announcements. 4:e00436-16.

Influence of fertilizing water pH on the hatching success of stripped channel catfish eggs on channel x blue hybrid catfish embryo production in hatcheries - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G. 2016. Influence of fertilizing water pH on the hatching success of stripped channel catfish eggs on channel x blue hybrid catfish embryo production in hatcheries. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. P. 21.

Myxobolus ictiobus n. sp. and Myxobolus minutus n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) from the gills of the smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus Rafinesque (Cypriniformes: Castostomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosser, T.G., Griffin, M.J., Quiniou, S., Alberson, N.R., Woodyard, E.T., Mischke, C.C., Greenway, T.E., Wise, D.J., Pote, L.M. 2016. Myxobolus ictiobus n. sp. and Myxobolus minutus n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxobolidae) from the gills of the smallmouth buffalo Ictiobus bubalus Rafinesque (Cypriniformes: Castostomidae). Systematic Parasitology. 93(6):565-574.

A non-lethal means to identify spermiating D&B strain of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus - (Trade Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Davis, K.B., Peterson, B.C. 2016. A non-lethal means to identify spermiating D&B strain of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus. Aquaculture North America. 7(2):6-7.

Potency of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus (individual vs pooled) sperm to fertilize stripped channel catfish, I. punctatus eggs on the production and performance of progeny - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Waldbieser, G.C. 2016. Potency of blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus (individual vs pooled) sperm to fertilize stripped channel catfish, I. punctatus eggs on the production and performance of progeny. Annual Meeting World Aquaculture Society. P. 18.

Influence of strain of sire on channel x blue F1 hybrid catfish embryo production and fingerling performance under commercial farm conditions. - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G., Yant, R.D., Dunham, R.A. 2016. Influence of strain of sire on channel x blue F1 hybrid catfish embryo production and fingerling performance under commercial farm conditions.. Annual Meeting World Aquaculture Society. P. 674.

Complete genome sequence of an Edwardsiella piscicida-like species recovered from tilapia in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Lawrence, M.L., Griffin, M.J. 2015. Complete genome sequence of an Edwardsiella piscicida-like species recovered from tilapia in the United States. Genome Announcements. 3:e01004-15.

Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella tarda (isolate FL95-01)recovered from channel catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichley, S.R., Waldbieser, G.C., Tekedar, H.C., Lawrence, M., Griffin, M. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Edwardsiella tarda (isolate FL95-01)recovered from channel catfish. Genome Announcements. 3:e00682-15.

Recent improvements in catfish hatcheries not only changed the type of catfish to be raised but also how they are raised - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N.G. 2015. Recent improvements in catfish hatcheries not only changed the type of catfish to be raised but also how they are raised. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. P. 864.

Complete genome sequence of Aeromonas hydrophila AL06-06 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tekedar, H., Karsi, A., Akgul, A., Kalindamar, S., Waldbieser, G.C., Sonstegard, T.S., Schroeder, S.G., Lawrence, M. 2015. Complete genome sequence of Aeromonas hydrophila AL06-06. Genome Announcements. 3(2):e00368-15.

Using 1-D and 2-D J-resolved 1H-NMR metabolomics to understand the effects of anemia in channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Development and evaluation of an acoustic device to estimate size distribution of channel catfish in commercial ponds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Salinity effects on Atlantic sturgeon growth and osmoregulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, P.J., Mithell, Z., Devries, R.J., Aboagye, D., Ciaramella, M., Ramee, S.W. 2014. Salinity effects on Atlantic sturgeon growth and osmoregulation. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 30:1229-1236.