Research Publications

  • Hauville, M.R., J.L. Zambonino-Infante, G. Bell, H. Migaud, and K.L. Main. (2014) Effects of a mix of Bacillus sp. as a potential probiotic for Florida pompano, common snook and red drum larvae performances and digestive enzyme activities. Aquaculture Nutrition 2014: DOI: 10.1111/anu.12226.

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  • Merz, C.R. and K.L. Main. (2014) Microalgae (Diatom) production – The aquaculture and biofuel nexus. Marine Technology Society and the Oceanic Engineering Society of the Instutute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers – OCEANS’14 Conference.  

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  • Rhody, N., C. Puchulutegui, J.B. Taggart, K.L. Main, and H. Migaud. (2014) Parental contribution and spawning performance in captive common snook Centropomus undecimalis broodstock. Aquaculture 432, 144-153.

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  • Hauville, M.R., J.L. Zambonino-Infante, G. Bell, H. Migaud, and K.L. Main. (2014) Impacts of three different microdiets on Florida Pompano, Trachinotus carolinus, weaning success, growth, fatty acid incorporation and enzyme activity. Aquaculture 422–423: 268–276.
     
  • Boxman, S., B. McCarthy, F. Zhong, S. Ergas, M. Trotz, A. Tejada-Martinez and K.L. Main (2014). Modelling nitrogen transformations in a pilot scale marine integratedaquaculture system.  Aquaculture America 2014 Seattle, Washington.
     
  • Caldentey, P., J. Gardiner, T. Heimann, and N. Brennan. (2014) Prey capture kinematics of wild and hatchery juvenile common snook Centropomus undecimalis. Aquaculture America 2014 Seattle, Washington.
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  • Barón-Aguilar, C.C., N. Rhody, K.L. Main, E. Peebles and F. Muller-Karger 2013. Influence of Temperature on Yolk Resorption in Common Snook Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792) Larvae. Aquaculture Research. 01/2013; DOI:10.1111/are.12323.
     
  • Rhody N., C.A. Neidig, H. Grier, K.L. Main and H. Migaud. 2013. Assessing reproductive condition in captive and wild common snook stocks: a comparison between the wet mount technique and histological preparations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(4):979-988.
     
  • Brennan, N.P.,  C.L. Schoonover and K.L. Main.  2013.  Influence of feeding strategies on growth performance of Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus reared in inland recirculating systems. Aquaculture 2013. Nashville, Tennessee. Oral Presentation.  February 21-25, 2013.
     
  • Caldentey, P. N.P. Brennan, K.L. Main and K.M. Leber.  2013.  Improving post-release survival of cultured juvenile common snook Centropomus undecimalis through hatchery conditioning. Aquaculture 2013. Nashville, Tennessee. Oral Presentation.  February 21-25, 2013.
     
  • McCarthy, B., Boxman, S., Kruglick, A., Main, K., Brennan, N., Trotz, M. A., Ergas, S.J.(2013) Dynamic Systems Model of Nitrogen Transformation and Removal in a Marine Integrated Aquaculture System, Water Environment Federation/International Water Association Nutrient Removal and Recovery 2013, Vancouver BC, July 28-31, 2013.
     
  • Michaels, J.T., N. Ashton, C. Beaulaton, W. Graham, M. Kestner and K.L. Main. 2013. Performance observations of denitrification reactors utilizing four separate carbon sources in a commercial-scale aquaculture application. Aquaculture 2013. Nashville, Tennessee. Oral Presentation.  February 21-25, 2013.
     
  • Nystrom, M., N. Brennan, K. Dixon, A. Nissanka, K.L. Main. 2013. Evaluating the efficiency of alternative denitrification strategies on a recirculating brackish-water (15 ppt) production system. Aquaculture 2013. Nashville, Tennessee. Oral Presentation.  February 21-25, 2013.
     
  • Rhody N., Neidig A., Grier H., Main K. and Migaud H., 2013. Assessing reproductive condition in captive and wild common snook stocks: a comparison between the wet mount technique and histological preparations. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society - DOI:10.1080/00028487.2013.
     
  • Boxman, S., A. Kruglick, D. Koirala, S. J. Ergas, K. Main, N. Brennan, M. A. Trotz. (2012) Land-based integrated aquaculture systems: Sustainability assessment of a pilot scale system. WEFTEC (Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition Conference) 2012,  Sept 29-Oct 3, 2012, New Orleans, LA.
     
  • Brennan, N., C. Yanes-Roca, R. Yanong, D. Reese, and K.L. Main. (2012). Influence of Water Flow on Spinal Development of Juvenile Common Snook. AQUA 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Caldentey, P., N. Brennan, K.M. Leber, and K.L. Main. (2012). Influence of Hatchery Conditioning on Post-Release Survival of Juvenile Common Snook Centropomus undecimalis. AQUA 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Hauville, M.R. K.L. Main and F.T. Barrows (2012) Effect of different micro-diets on Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus weaning success, growth, and fatty acid incorporation. Aquaculture America 2012, Las Vegas, Nevada.
     
  • Rhody, N., C. Puchulutegui, K.L. Main, and H. Migaud. (2012). Analysis of Parental Contribution and Spawning Performance in Wild Captive Common Snook Centropomus undecimalis Broodstock.  AQUA 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C. and K.L. Main (2012) Improving larval culture and rearing techniques on common snook (Centropomus undecimalis), Chapter 10: 187-216. IN: Aquaculture, Z. Muchlisin (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-974-5, InTech.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C., N.R. Rhody, M. Nystrom, M.L. Wittenrich, and K.L. Main (2012). Embryonic and early larval development in hatchery-reared common snook Centropomus  undecimalis (Bloch). North American Journal of Aquaculture 74(4): 499-511.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., M.R. Milnes, C.M. Beaulaton, L.C. Albergotti and L.J. Guillette. 2011. Gonadal stage and sex steroid correlations in Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baeri, habituated to a semitropical environment. J. World Aquaculture Society 42(3): 313-320.
     
  • Hauville, M., N.R. Rhody, K.L. Main. 2011. Efficacy of hydrogen peroxide as a surface disinfectant for common snook (Centropomus undecimalis) eggs. Aquaculture America 2011, New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Main, K.L. and N.P. Brennan. 2011. Integrated Aquaculture of Marine Fish and Plants for Food and Restoration in a Low Salinity Recirculating System. World Aquaculture 2011, Natal, Brazil.
     
  • Main, K.L., M. Resley, N.R. Rhody, N. Brennan, M. Nystrom, F. Jaenike. 2011. Developing Florida Pompano Hatchery Technology for Offshore Aquaculture, Land-Based Systems and Stock Enhancement in the Gulf of Mexico. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2011. New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Rhody, N.R., K.L. Main, H. Migaud, M. Resley. 2011. Evaluation of Spawning Performance in Wild Captive Common Snook Centropomus undecimalis Broodstock Implanted With GnRHa. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2011. New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Watson, S., T. Halfhide, J. Trimmer, Q. Zhang, J. Wolan, K. Main, S.J. Ergas. 2011. Reducing the Nutrient Impacts of Aquaculture Through the Use of an Algal Photobioreactor Production System, Proc. 2011 WEF Nutrient Recovery and Management Conference,  Jan. 9-12, 2011, Miami, FL.
     
  • Goodbody-Gringley. G. and K.L. Main 2010. Effects of Grazer Presence on Larval Settlement by Porites astreoides.  Linking Science to Management: A Conference & Workshop on the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem 2010, Duck Key, Florida.
     
  • Main, K.L. and G. Goodbody-Gringley. 2010. Effect of Light on the Growth of Four Corals Species in Land-Based Nursery Systems. Linking Science to Management: A Conference & Workshop on the Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem 2010, Duck Key, Florida.
     
  • Main, K.L., M.J. Resley, N. Rhody, M. Nystrom, T. Stevens C. Adams. 2010. An Overview of Florida Pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) Research at Mote Aquaculture Research Park. Abstract - World Aquaculture 2010, San Diego, California.
     
  • Nystrom, M., K.L. Main, T.Losordo. 2010. Development and Evaluation of a Zero-Discharge Fingerling Production System to Produce Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) for Stock Enhancement.  Abstract - World Aquaculture 2010, San Diego, California.
     
  • Rhody, N.R., N. Abi-Nassif, K.L. Main. 2010. Effects of salinity on growth and survival of common snook Centropomus undecimalis (Bloch, 1792) larvae. Aquaculture Research 41:e357-e360.
     
  • Main, K.L., C. Yanes-Roca, N. Rhody. 2009. Status and challenges in larval rearing and fingerling aquaculture of Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis) in Florida. Abstract. Second International Symposium on the Biology and Culture of Snooks. Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.
     
  • Resley, M., K.L. Main, J. Stubblefield. 2009.  An overview of Common Snook (Centropomus undecimalis) broodstock maturation and spawning research in Florida. Abstract. Second International Symposium on the Biology and Culture of Snooks. Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.
     
  • Resley, M.J., N. Rhody, K. Main. 2009. Assessment Of Growth And Survival On Larval Common Snook, Centropomus Undecimalis, Fed Rotifers Enriched With Arachidonic Acid. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2009, Seattle, Washington.
     
  • Wittenrich, M.L., N.R. Rhody, R.G. Turingan, K.L. Main. 2009. Coupling osteological development of the feeding apparatus with feeding performance in larvae of common snook, Centropomus undecimalis: identifying morphological constraints to feeding. Aquaculture 294: 221-227.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C., N. Rhody, M. Nystrom, K.L. Main. 2009. Effects of fatty acid composition and spawning season patterns on egg quality and larval survival in common snook (Centropomus undecimalis). Aquaculture 287 (3-4): 335-340.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., B.C. Moore, T.M. Edwards, I.L.V. Larkin, A. Boggs, W.J. High, K.L. Main, L.J. Guillette. 2008. Nitrate-induced elevations in circulating sex steroid concentrations in female Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baeri) in commercial aquaculture. Aquaculture 281:118-125.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., J.T. Michaels, C.M. Beaulaton, W.F. Graham, W.Dutt, P. Steinbach, T.M. Losordo, K.K. Schrader, and K.L. Main. 2008. Comparing denitrification rates and carbon sources in commercial scale upflow denitrification biological filters in aquaculture. Aquacultural Engineering 38: 79-92.
     
  • Main, K.L., M. Nystrom, and T. Losordo. 2008. Performance evaluation of an intensive recirculating aquaculture system for production of juvenile red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Abstract - Aquaculture America 2008, Orlando, Florida.
     
  • Resley, M.J., K.L. Main, and J. Stubblefield. 2008. Recent advances in captive spawning of common snook Centropomus undecimalis. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2008, Orlando, Florida.
     
  • Rhody, N.R. and M.L. Wittenrich. 2008. Coupling osteological development of the feeding apparatus with feeding performance through larval ontogeny in the common snook Centropomus undecimalis. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2008, Orlando, Florida.
     
  • Gandy, R.L. 2007. Bait Shrimp Culture. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC), No. 1291. April. 5 pp.
     
  • Gandy, R.L. and K.L. Main 2007. Super intensive closed recirculating nursery production of Litopenaeus vannamei. Abstract - Aquaculture 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J. 2007. Nitrate as an endocrine disrupting contaminant in captive Siberian sturgeon, Acipenser baeri. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., T.M. Edwards, B.C. Moore, K.L. Main, and L.J. Guillette. 2007. Stress and its relation to endocrine function in Captive female Siberian sturgeon (Acipenser baeri). Environmental Sciences 14(3): 129-139.
     
  • Main, K.L., N. Rhody, M. Nystrom, and M. Resley. 2007. Species Profile - Florida Pompano. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center (SRAC), No. 7206. September. 6 pp.
     
  • Main, K.L., M.J. Resley, M. Nystrom, J. Stubblefield and C.S. Lee 2007. Controlled maturation and spawning of common snook Centropomis undecimalis. Abstract - Aquaculture 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
     
  • Resley, M.J. and K.L. Main. 2007. Current broodstock activities and research at Mote Marine Laboratory: A review. Abstract - 3rd International Sustainable Marine Fish Culture Conference & Workshop. Fort Pierce, Florida.
     
  • Resley, M.J., M.J. Nystrom and K.L. Main 2007. Comparison of essential fatty acid profiles in captive and wild Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus eggs. Abstract - Aquaculture 2007, San Antonio, Texas.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., J. Michaels, K.L. Main, and C. Beaulaton 2006. Refining feeding practices for the hatchery production of Siberian sturgeon. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 37(2): 224-230.
     
  • Michaels, J.T., H.J. Hamlin, C. Beaulaton, and K.L. Main. 2006. Larval and juvenile feeding practices for the commercial production of Siberian sturgeon Acipenser baeri. Abstract - Aquaculture 2006. Florence, Italy.
     
  • Rhody, N.R. 2006. Growth, yolk utilization, and ontogeny of the digestive system during early larval development in the marine ornamental flame angelfish (Centropyge loriculus): A morphological and histological study. M.Sc. Thesis. University of Stirling, Institute of Aquaculture.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C. 2006. Husbandry and larval rearing of common snook (Centropomus undecimalis). Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Stirling, Institute of Aquaculture.
     
  • Beaulaton, C., H.J. Hamlin, J. Michaels, and K.L. Main 2005. The effects of four commercial larval diets on the growth and survival of Siberian Sturgeon (Acipenser baeri). Abstract - Aquaculture America 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Jenkins, D., M. Nystrom, C. Yanos and K. Main 2005. Moon cycle influence on egg quality of wild spawned snook Centropomis undecimalis. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Main, K.L. 2005. Current Hatchery and Growout Technologies for High-Value Marine Fishes in the Southeastern United States. UJNR Aquaculture Panel, 34th Scientific Symposium.
     
  • Nystrom, M.J. and K.L. Main 2005. Growth Comparison of Juvenile Florida Pompano Trachinotus carolinus Reared in Low Salinity and High Salinity Conditions. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • Shawl, A. D. Jenkins, M. Davis and K. Main. 2005. Growth of Florida fighting conch, Strombus alatus, in recirculating systems. Proceedings of the Fifty-Sixth Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute Conference, November 2003, Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C., D. Jenkins, K.L. Main, K. Rana, and K. Jauncey 2005. The influence of lipid content and spawning season patterns on egg quality and larval survival in common snook Centropomus undecimalis. Abstract - Aquaculture America 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana.
     
  • DeMay, R. J. Michaels, H. Hamlin and K. Main 2004. The efficacy of two styles of ultraviolet sterilizers on turbidity and bacterial loading for commercial culture. Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, July 22-25, 2004.
     
  • Hamlin, H.J., K.L. Main, J. Michaels, and C. Beaulaton. 2004. Feed availability and the necessity of live feeds for Siberian sturgeon fry. Abstract - Aquaculture 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii.
     
  • Main, K.L., M. Nystrom, J. Haws and N. Rhody 2004. Reducing cannibalism in nursery culture of the red snapper Lutjanus campechanus. Abstract - Aquaculture 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii.
     
  • Nystrom, M. and K.L. Main. 2004. Development of transport techniques for juvenile red snapper. Abstract - Aquaculture 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii.
     
  • Pasto, E., K. Main, J. Michaels and H. Hamlin 2004. Methods of oxygen delivery for high-density recirculating aquaculture: Air vs. oxygen administration. Proceedings from the Fifth International Conference on Recirculating Aquaculture, July 22-25, 2004.
     
  • Main, K.L. and K.M. Leber. 2003. Developing marine fish culture technologies for stock enhancement in recirculating systems. Abstract - International Sustainable Marine Fish Culture Conference & Workshop. Fort Pierce, Florida.
     
  • Yanes-Roca, C., K.L. Main, and K. Rana. 2003. Increasing egg quality and larval survival of common snook Centropomus undecimalis. Abstract - World Aquaculture 2003. Salvador, Brazil.
     
  • Main, K.L., D.W. Jenkins and M.J. Nystrom 2002. Larval culture methods for common snook, Centropomus undecimalis, in recirculating systems. World Aquaculture 2002 (Abstract).

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