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Delbert Gatlin

Gatlin, Delbert
Delbert Gatlin
Regents Professor & Associate Department Head for Research and Graduate Programs
280 WFES
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

Recent Publications

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.

Burns, Alton F. and Delbert M. Gatlin III. (2019) Dietary creatine requirement of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and effects of water salinity on responses to creatine supplementation, Aquaculture, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.03.059.

Wang, Jun, Delbert M. Gatlin III, Laihao Li, Yun Wang, Jiu Jin, Heizhao Lin, Chuanpeng Zhou, Zhong Huang, Wei Yu and Yongjian Guo. (2019) Dietary chromium polynicotinate improves growth performance and feed utilization of juvenile golden pompano (Trachinotus ovatus) with starch as the carbohydrate, Aquaculture, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.02.060.

Shimkus, Kevin L., Yasaman Shirazi-Fard, Michael P. Wiggs, Shaik T. Ullah, Camilo Pohlenz, Delbert M. Gatlin III, Chad C. Carroll, Harry A. Hogan and James D. Fluckey. (2018) Responses of Skeletal Muscle Size and Anabolism are Reproducible with Multiple Periods of Unloading/Reloading, Journal of Applied Physiology, https://doi.org/10.1152/japplphysiol.00736.2017.

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.