TAMU aquaculture students and faculty attended the World Aquaculture Society 2019 conference in New Orleans, March 7-11. Graduate Students Fernando Yamamoto and Clement de Cruz were recognized at this year’s show. The conference is the largest aquaculture meeting in the world, with close to 4,000 in attendance. Fernando Yamamoto received the Best Abstract/Travel Award from the World Aquaculture Society and in addition earned a victory in the Student Spotlight Presentation Competition. His presentation on “Growth and Physiological Effects of Replacing Fish Meal By Dry Extruded Seafood Waste Blended With Plant Protein Co-Products In Diets For Advanced Red Drum Sciaenops ocellatus Juveniles” was selected as best overall student presentation. Clement de Cruz won the 2019 Pentair and USAS Student Travel Award. Numerous other students from WFSC gave outstanding oral presentations and poster presentations on their current research.