- Undergraduate Education
- B.S., Fisheries Ecology and Aquaculture, Texas A&M University
- Graduate Education
- Ph.D., Nutrition/Biochemistry, Mississippi State University
- Vice Chancellor's Regents Professor, February 2013
- Texas AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow, June 2012
- Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence - Administration, January 2008
- Texas Agricultural Experiment Station Faculty Fellow, 2005
- Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence - Graduate Teaching, January 2002
de Cruz, Clement R.*, Fernando Y. Yamamoto*, Sergio Castillo* and Delbert M. Gatlin III. (2019) Establishing the optimal adenosine 5′-monophosphate level for hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis: Effects on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and immune modulation during acute and chronic stress, Aquaculture, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.734668.
Stites, William, Ling Wang and Delbert M. Gatlin III. (2019) Evaluation of dietary creatine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation in juvenile red drum Sciaenops ocellatus, Aquaculture Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.13000.
Yamamoto, Fernando Yugo*, Clement R. de Cruz*, Waldemar Rossi Jr and Delbert M. Gatlin III. (2019) Nutritional value of dry-extruded blends of seafood processing waste and plant-protein feedstuffs in diets for juvenile red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus, L.), Aquaculture Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1111/anu.12969.
Farzad, Rzieh, David D. Kuhn, Stephen A. Smith, Sean F. O’Keefe, Nicholas V. C. Ralston, Andrew P. Neilson and Delbert M. Gatlin. (2019) Trace minerals in tilapia filetts: Status in the United States marketplace and selenium supplementation strategy for improving consumer’s health, PLOS One, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217043.
Perez-Velazquez, Martin, Delbert M. Gatlin III, Mayra L. Gonzalez-Felix, Armando Garcia-Ortega, Clement R. de Cruz*, Maria L. Juarez-Gomez and Kaquan Chen*. (2019) Effect of fishmeal and fish oil replacement by algal meals on biological performance and fatty acid profile of hybrid striped bass (Morone crhysops ♀ × M. saxatilis ♂), Aquaculture, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.011.
About the Lab
The Fish Nutrition Lab is focused on research and teaching that promotes development of a sound biological basis for warmwater aquaculture and aquatic ecology. My areas of interest are fish nutrition, aquaculture, fisheries ecology and nutrition/biochemistry.