Publications

(peer-reviewed & non peer-reviewed listed)

Books

Daniels, H.V. and W.O. Watanabe (Editors). 2010. Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Ames, Iowa. 366 pp.

Peer-reviewed

Alam, M.S., W.O. Watanabe, K.B. Sullivan, T.C. Rezek and P.J. Seaton. In Press. Replacement of menhaden fish meal protein by solvent extracted soybean meal protein in the diet of juvenile black sea bass Centropristis striata supplemented with or without squid meal, krill meal, methionine and lysine. North American Journal of Aquaculture.

Alam, M.S., W.O. Watanabe, A.R. Myers, T.C. Rezek, P.M. Carroll and S. Longfellow. 2011. Effects of replacement of menhaden fish meal protein by solvent-extracted soybean meal protein supplemented with or without l-methionine and l-lysine in the diet of juvenile southern flounder. North American Journal of Aquaculture 73:3, 350-359.

Priester, C., L.C. Morton, S.T. Kinsey, W.O. Watanabe and R.M. Dillaman. 2011. Growth patterns and nuclear distribution in white muscle fibers from black sea bass, Centropristis striata: evidence for the influence of diffusion. The Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 1230-1239.

Carrier, J.K. III, W.O. Watanabe, M. Harel, T. C. Rezek, P. J. Seaton and T.H. Shafer. 2011. Effects of dietary arachidonic acid on larval performance, fatty acid profiles, stress resistance, and expression of Na+/K+ ATPase mRNA in black sea bass Centropristis striata. Aquaculture 319: 111-121.

Watanabe, W.O. 2011. Species profile: Black Sea Bass. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center. Texas A & M University. SRAC Publication No. 7207. October 2011.

Burpee, J.L., Bardsley, E.L., Dillaman, R.M., Watanabe, W.O. and Kinsey, S.T. 2010. Scaling with body mass of mitochondrial respiration from the white muscle of three phylogenetically, morphologically and behaviorally disparate teleost fishes. Journal of Comparative Physiology B180: 967-977.

Ostrowski, A. D., W. O. Watanabe, F. P. Montgomery, T. C. Rezek, T. H. Shafer, J. A. Morris Jr. 2011. Effects of salinity and temperature on the growth, survival, whole body osmolality, and expression of Na+/K+ ATPase mRNA in red porgy (Pagrus pagrus) larvae. Aquaculture 314: 193-201.

Rezek, T.C., W.O. Watanabe, M. Harel, and P.J. Seaton. 2010. Effects of dietary docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3) and arachidonic acid (20:4n-6) on the growth, survival, stress resistance and fatty acid composition in black sea bass Centropristis striata (Linnaeus 1758) larvae. Aquaculture Research (41): 1302-1314.

Daniels, H.V., W.O. Watanabe, R. Murashige, T. Losordo and C. Dumas. 2010. Chapter 5: Culture of southern flounder, pp. 82-100, In Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement, H.V. Daniels and W.O. Watanabe, Editors. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Ames, Iowa. 366 pp.

Watanabe, W.O. and H.V. Daniels. 2010. Chapter 18, Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement: Summary and Conclusions, pp. 323-354, In Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement, H.V. Daniels and W.O. Watanabe, Editors. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, Ames, Iowa. 366 pp.

Fitzsimmons, K. and W.O. Watanabe. 2010. Chapter 17: Tilapia (Family Cichlidae), pp 374-389 In Finfish Aquaculture Diversification (N.R. Le Francois, M. Jobling, C. Carter, P.U. Blier, and A. Savoie, Editors). CABI, Cambridge, MA, USA.

Alam, M.S., W.O. Watanabe, and H.V. Daniels. 2009. Effect of different dietary protein and lipid levels on growth performance and body composition of juvenile southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) reared in recirculating aquaculture system, Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 40 (4): 513-521.

Alam, M.S., W.O. Watanabe W.O., P.M. Carroll and T. Rezek. 2009. Effects of dietary protein and lipid levels on growth performance and body composition of black sea bass Centropristis striata during grow out in a pilot scale recirculating system. Aquaculture Research 40 (4):442-449.

Bentley, C.D., W.O. Watanabe, T.C. Rezek, and P.J. Seaton. 2009. Preliminary investigations on the effects of dietary lipid on the spawning performance and egg quality of black sea bass Centropristis striata L. Aquaculture Research 40 (16): 1873-1883. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2109.2009.02293.x.

Alam, Shah, W.O. Watanabe, P.M. Carroll, and T.C. Rezek. 2009. Effects of dietary protein and lipid levels on growth performance and body composition of black sea bass Centropristis striata (Linnaeus 1758) during grow-out pilot-scale marine recirculating system. Aquaculture Research 40 (4): 442-449. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2109.2008.02113.x.

Alam, M.S., W.O. Watanabe, and P.M. Carroll. 2008. Optimum dietary protein level for maximum growth performance of juvenile black sea bass Centropristis striata. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 39 (5): 656-663.

Morris Jr., J.A., T.C. Rezek, N.A. McNeill, and W.O. Watanabe. 2008. Aquaculture of the Atlantic Red Porgy. North American Journal of Aquaculture 70: 184-191.

Yates, J.K., W.O. Watanabe, C.F. Dumas and T.M. Losordo. 2007. Production economics of summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) aquaculture in a marine recirculating system. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society (In Press).

Watanabe, W.O. and G. Miller. 2006. Nassau Grouper. Book Chapter in Aquaculture Compendium. CAB International..

Watanabe, W.O., Woolridge, C.A. and H.V. Daniels. 2006. Progress toward year-round spawning of southern flounder broodstock by manipulation of temperature and photoperiod. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 37: 256-272.

Morgan, A.J., R. Murashige, C.A. Woolridge, J.A. Luckenbach, W.O. Watanabe, R.J. Borski and H.V. Daniels. 2006. Effective UV dose and pressure shock for induction of meiotic gynogenesis in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) using black sea bass (Centropristis striata) sperm. Aquaculture 259: 290-299.

Mangino Jr., A. and W.O. Watanabe. 2006. Combined effects of turbulence and salinity on growth, survival and whole-body osmolality of larval southern flounder. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 37: 407-420.

Copeland, K.A. and W.O. Watanabe. 2006. Light intensity effects on early life stages of black sea bass, Centropristis striata (Linnaeus 1758). Aquaculture Research 37: 1458-1463.

Watanabe, W.O., K. Fitzsimmons and Yang Yi. 2006. Farming of tilapia in saline waters. Pages 347-447 In: C.D. Webster and C. Lim, eds. Tilapia: Biology, Culture, and Nutrition. Haworth Press, Binghamton, NY.

Watanabe, W.O., D.D. Benetti, M.W. Feeley, D. A. Davis and R.P. Phelps. 2005. Status of artificial propagation of mutton, yellowtail and red snapper (family Lutjanidae) in the southeastern U.S.American Fisheries Society Symposium 46: 517-540.

Carroll, P.M., W.O. Watanabe and T.M. Losordo. 2005. Pilot production of hatchery-reared summer flounder in a marine recirculating aquaculture system: the effects of ration level on growth, feed conversion, and survival. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 36: 120-128.

Copeland, K.A., W.O. Watanabe and C. Dumas. 2005. Economic evaluation of a small-scale recirculating system for ongrowing of captive wild black sea bass Centropristis striata in North Carolina. Journal World Aquaculture Society 36; 489-497.

Moustakas, C. Th., W.O. Watanabe and K.A. Copeland. 2004. Combined effects of photoperiod and salinity on growth, survival, and osmoregulatory ability of southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma. Aquaculture 229: 159-179.

Watanabe, W.O., T.I.J. Smith, D.L. Berlinsky, C.A. Woolridge, K.R. Stuart, K.A. Copeland and M.R. Denson. 2003. Volitional spawning of black sea bass Centropristis striata induced with pelleted luteinizing hormone releasing hormone-analogue. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 34: 319-331.

Henne, J.P. and W.O. Watanabe. 2003. Effects of light intensity and salinity on growth, survival and osmoregulatory ability of southern flounder larvae Paralichthys lethostigma. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 34: 450-465.

Daniels, H.V. and W.O. Watanabe. 2003. A practical hatchery manual: Production of southern flounder fingerlings. North Carolina Sea Grant. 40 pp.

Watanabe, W.O. and M.W. Feeley. 2003. Light intensity effects on embryos, prolarvae, and first-feeding stage larvae of the summer flounder. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 14: 179-200.

Copeland, K.A., W.O. Watanabe, P.M. Carroll, K.S. Wheatley, and T.M. Losordo. 2003. Growth and feed utilization of captive wild black sea bass Centropristis striata at four different densities in a recirculating tank system. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 34: 300-307.

Johnson, E.G., W.O. Watanabe and S.C. Ellis. 2002. Effects of dietary lipids and energy: protein ratios on growth and feed utilization of the Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) at two temperatures. North American Journal of Aquaculture 64: 47-54.

Copeland, K.A., W.O. Watanabe and P.M. Carroll. 2002. Growth and feed utilization of captive wild-caught black sea bass Centropristis striata fed practical diets in a recirculating tank system under a semi-controlled temperature regime. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 33: 97-109.

Watanabe, W.O., T. M. Losordo, K. Fitzsimmons and F. Hanley. 2002. Tilapia production systems in the Americas: technological advances, trends and challenges. Reviews in Fisheries Science 10: 465-498.

Dumas, C.F. and S. Horton. 2002. The potential impact of summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus) aquaculture on regional flounder price. Aquaculture Economics and Management 6: 39-54.

Watanabe, W.O., S.C. Ellis and J. Chaves. 2001. Effects of dietary lipid and energy to protein ratio on growth and feed utilization of juvenile mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis) fed isonitrogenous diets at two temperatures. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 32:30-40.

Watanabe, W.O. and P. Carroll. 2001. Progress in controlled reproduction of summer and southern flounders, Paralichthys dentatus and P. lethostigma. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 11: 89-111.

Watanabe, W.O., P. M. Carroll and H.V. Daniels. 2001. Sustained, natural spawning of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) broodstock under an extended photothermal regime. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 32: 153-166.

Watanabe, W.O. 2001. Species profile: Mutton snapper. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center. Texas A & M University. SRAC Pub. No. 725. 10 pp.

Watanabe, W.O., S.C. Ellis and J. Chaves. 2001. Effects of dietary lipid and energy to protein ratio on growth and feed utilization of juvenile mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis) fed isonitrogenous diets at two temperatures. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 32: 30-40.

Watanabe, W.O. 2000. Salinity. In Encyclopedia of Aquaculture (Robert R. Stickney, ed in chief). John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Watanabe, W.O. S. C. Ellis, E. P. Ellis and M.W. Feeley. 1999. Temperature effects on eggs and yolksac larvae of the summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus at different salinities. North American Journal of Aquaculture 61: 267-277. (Nominee American Fisheries Society Best Paper Award for 1999 in N.A. Journal of Aquaculture).

Ellis, S.C., W.O. Watanabe, and E.P. Ellis. 1998. Temperature effects on feed utilization and growth of post-settlement stage Nassau grouper. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126: 309-315.

Watanabe, W.O., M.W. Feeley, S.C. Ellis, E.P. Ellis and R.A. Cooper. 1998. Light intensity and salinity effects on eggs and yolksac larvae of the summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus. Progressive Fish-Culturist 60: 9-19 (American Fisheries Society Best Paper Award for 1999 in N.A. Journal of Aquaculture).

Watanabe, W.O., E.P. Ellis, S.C. Ellis, J. Chavez, C. Mandfredi, R.W. Hagood, M. Sparsis and S. Arneson. 1998. Artificial propagation of mutton snapper Lutjanus analis a new candidate marine fish species for aquaculture. Journal World Aquaculture Society 29: 176-187

Watanabe, W.O., E.P. Ellis, S.C. Ellis and M.W. Feeley. 1998. Progress in controlled maturation and spawning of summer flounder Paralichthys dentatus broodstock. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 29: 393-404.

Ellis, E.P., W.O. Watanabe, S.C. Ellis, J. Ginoza and A. Moriwake. 1997. Effects of turbulence, salinity and light intensity on hatching and early larval survival in Nassau grouper, Epinephelus striatus. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 7: 33-43.

Watanabe, W.O., R.I. Wicklund, B.L. Olla and W.D. Head. 1997. Saltwater culture of the Florida red and other saline tolerant tilapias: a review. Pages 54-141 in B.A. Costa-Pierce and J.E. Rakocy (eds). Tilapia Aquaculture in the Americas, Vol. 1. World Aquaculture Society, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

Head, W.D., W.O. Watanabe, S.C. Ellis and E.P. Ellis. 1996. Hormone-induced multiple spawning of captive Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) broodstock. Progressive Fish-Culturist 58: 65-69.

Ellis, S.C., G. Viala, and W.O. Watanabe. 1996. Growth and feed utilization of hatchery-reared, juvenile Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) fed four practical diets. Progressive Fish-Culturist 58: 167-172.

Watanabe, W.O., E.P. Ellis, S.C. Ellis, V.G. Lopez, J. Ginoza and A. Moriwake. 1996. Evaluation of first-feeding regimes for larval Nassau grouper (E. striatus) and preliminary pilot-scale culture through metamorphosis. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 27: 323-331.

Watanabe, W.O. 1995. Aquaculture of the Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) and other jacks (family Carangidae) in the western Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Basin: status and potential. In: K.L. Main and C. Rosenfeld, editors, Culture of High-Value Marine Fishes in Asia and the United States. Proceedings of the Fifth International Asian Interchange Workshop. The Oceanic Institute, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Watanabe, W.O., C.-S. Lee, S.C. Ellis, and E.P. Ellis. 1995. Hatchery study of the effects of temperature on eggs and yolksac larvae of the Nassau grouper, Epinephelus striatus. Aquaculture 136: 141-147.

Watanabe, W.O., S.C. Ellis, E.P. Ellis, W.D. Head, C.D. Kelley, A. Moriwake, C.-S. Lee and P.K. Bienfang. 1995. Progress in controlled breeding of Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) broodstock by hormone induction. Aquaculture 138: 205-219.

Non peer-reviewed

Alam, M. S. 2009. Soybean protein used for partial replacement of fish meal in the diet of juvenile black sea bass. Hatchery International, May/June 2009, page 27.

Dumas, C.F. and J.D. Wilde. 2009. Assessing metro niche market demand for North Carolina mariculture products. North Carolina Biotechnology Center Regional Development Grant Program Report, Grant No. 2008-RDG-4003.

Rezek, T.C., W.O. Watanabe, J.A. Morris Jr., and N.A. McNeil. 2009. Atlantic Red Porgy: Candidate Species for U.S. Aquaculture. Global Aquaculture Advocate 12 (1): 44-46.

Alam, M.S., C.D., Bentley, T.C. Rezek, J.K. Carrier, P.M. Carroll, and W.O. Watanabe. 2007. University of North Carolina conducts varied research on black sea bass. Global Aquaculture Advocate (feed and nutrition), Sept-Oct 2007, Vol. 10, issue 5. Page 86-88.

Daniels, H.V., T.M. Losordo, and W.O. Watanabe. 2006. Southern flounder aquaculture workshop. March 16-17, 2006, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

Alam, M.S. and W.O. Watanabe. 2006. Southern Flounder. Aqua Feeds: Formulation and Beyond, Vol. 2, Issue 4, 17-19.

Bentley, C.D., P.M. Carroll, A.M. Riedel and W.O. Watanabe. 2005. Intensive rotifer production in a pilot-scale continuous culture recirculating system using condensed microalgae. Global Aquaculture Advocate Global Aquaculture Advocate Aug. 2005: 54-55

Yates, J.K., C.F. Dumas, W.O. Watanabe, P.M. Carroll and T.M. Losordo. 2004. Production economics of flounder aquaculture. Global Aquaculture Advocate 7: 26-28.

Copeland and A.E. White. 2004. Recent progress in induced spawning and larval and juvenile culture of black sea bass Centropristis striata. Fifth International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture. Virginia Tech. Virginia Sea Grant/NOAA.

Watanabe, W.O., K.A. Copeland, P.M Carroll, and J.K Yates. 2003. Black sea bass ongrowing may provide transition between commercial fishing and aquaculture. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6: 64-66.

Davis, M., K. Riley, M. Riche, C. Weirich, T. Pfeiffer, W. Watanabe, F. Wirth, K. Davis. 2003. Selecting a euryhaline food fish candidate for culture. Fish Farming News. June. pp. -1--1

Watanabe, W.O., K.A. Copeland, P.M Carroll, and J.K Yates. 2003. Progress in on-growing of captive wild black sea bass Centropristis striata in a recirculating tank system. Proceedings of The Fourth International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture 101-105.

Carroll, P.M., W.O. Watanabe and T.M. Losordo. 2003. Microbead media offers low cost, efficiency in RAS biofilters. Global Aquaculture Advocate 6: 36-37.

Watanabe, W.O. and G. Nardi. 2000. Broodstock management of summer flounder and southern flounder. Global Aquaculture Advocate 3: 27-29.

Watanabe, W.O., P. Carroll, and H.V. Daniels. 2000. Recent progress in controlled reproduction of Southern flounder Paralichthys lethostigma. U.S. Japan Natural Resources Technical Report 28: 141-148.

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