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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kenneth B Davis
Mid South Area (MSA)
Research Leader

Phone: (662) 686-3597
Fax: (662) 686-3567
141 EXPERIMENT STATION RD.
JWDSRC
STONEVILLE, MS, 38776-0038


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Gender nor sex hormones alter the disease susceptibility of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, B.C., Davis Jr, K.B. 2012. Gender nor sex hormones alter the disease susceptibility of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 43:733-738.
Effects of condtioning channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus to acute low water stress - (Abstract Only) - (06-Nov-11)
Maturity stage and plasma testosterone levels are related to sperm production in blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chatakondi, N.G., Davis Jr, K.B. 2013. Maturity stage and plasma testosterone levels are related to sperm production in blue catfish Ictalurus furcatus. Aquaculture Research. 44:161-166.
Hormone induced spawning of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus in channel catfish x blue catfish f1 hybrid catfish embryo production cpe vs lhrha - (Abstract Only) - (01-Sep-11)
Effect of fasting on body composition and responses to stress in sunshine bass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Gaylord, T.G. 2011. Effect of fasting on body composition and responses to stress in sunshine bass. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 158A:20-36.
Producing Monosex Male Populations for Catfish Culture - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jul-10)
Molecular Identification of XY Sex-Reversed Female and YY Male Channel Catfish - (Abstract Only)
Waldbieser, G.C., Davis Jr, K.B. 2010. Molecular Identification of XY Sex-Reversed Female and YY Male Channel Catfish. 32nd Conference of the International Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 26-30, 2010. pg.114.
Influence of reproductive status sex hormones and temperature on plasma IGF-I concentrations in sunshine bass (Morone Chrysops X Morone Saxatilis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Mcentire, M.E. 2011. Influence of reproductive status, sex hormones and temperature on plasma IGF-I concentrations in sunshine bass (Morone Chrysops X Morone Saxatilis). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 158A:13-16.
Seasonal Differences in Steroids and Maturation-related Genes in Channel Catfish Under Normal and Accelerated Thermoperiods - (Abstract Only)
Small, B.C., Davis Jr, K.B. 2010. Seasonal Differences in Steroids and Maturation-related Genes in Channel Catfish Under Normal and Accelerated Thermoperiods. Aquaculture America Conference. In: Proceedings of Aquaculture 2010, March 1-5, 2010, San Diego, CA., Book of Abstracts CDROM, p927.
Optimizing Nutrient Utilization and Reducing Waste Through Diet Composition and Feeding Strategies - (Government Publication)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2009. Optimizing Nutrient Utilization and Reducing Waste Through Diet Composition and Feeding Strategies. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center. No. 6003
Age at Puberty of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, Controlled by Thermoperiod - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr., K.B. 2009. Age at Puberty of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, Controlled by Thermoperiod. Aquaculture. 292:244-247.
Development of a Selection Index on Blue Catfish for Optimized Sperm Production in the Catfish X Blue Hybrid Catfish Production - (Abstract Only)
Chatakondi, N., Davis Jr, K.B. 2009. Development of a Selection Index on Blue Catfish for Optimized Sperm Production in the Catfish X Blue Hybrid Catfish Production. Aquaculture America Conference. Book of Abstracts on CD-ROM. p. 55.
Temperature Cycles Induce Early Maturation in Channel Catfish - (Trade Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2008. Temperature Cycles Induce Early Maturation in Channel Catfish. Global Aquaculture Advocate. 11:70-71
Comparison of the cortisol and glucose stress response to acute confinement among white bass, Monrone chrysops, striped bass, Monrone saxatilis and sunshine bass, Monrone chrysops x Morone saxatilis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., McEntire, M.E. 2009. Comparison of the cortisol and glucose stress response to acute confinement among white bass, Monrone chrysops, striped bass, Monrone saxatilis and sunshine bass, Monrone chrysops x Morone saxatilis. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 40(4):567-572.
Temperature Cycles Induce Early Maturation in Channel Catfish - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B., Bates, T.D. 2008. Temperature Cycles Induce Early Maturation in Channel Catfish. Aquaculture America Conference.
Elucidating the Effects of Cortisol and Stress on Economically Important Traits in Channel Catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Small, B.C., Davis Jr, K.B., Peterson, B.C. 2008. Elucidating the Effects of Cortisol and Stress on Economically Important Traits in Channel Catfish. North American Journal of Aquaculture 70:223-235.
Sex Genotype and Sex Phenotype Contribute to Growth Differences Between Male and Female Channel Catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Goudie, C.A., Simco, B.A. 2007. Sex Genotype and Sex Phenotype Contribute to Growth Differences Between Male and Female Channel Catfish. North American Journal of Aquaculture 69:324-329.
Effects of Temperature and Feed-energy on Performance of Juvenile Red Drum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontaine, L.P., Whiteman, K.W., Li, P., Burr, G.S., Webb, K.A., Goff, J., Gatlin, D.M., Neill, W.H., Davis Jr, K.B., Vega, R.R. 2007. Effects of Temperature and Feed-energy on Performance of Juvenile Red Drum. American Fisheries Society Transaction.
Effect of photoperiod on feeding, intraperitoneal fat, and IGF-I in sunshine bass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., McEntire, M.E. 2006. Effect of photoperiod on feeding, intraperitoneal fat, and IGF-I in sunshine bass. Annual Meeting World Aquaculture Society. 37:431-436.
Influence of Gender, Sex Hormones and Temperature on Plasma Igf-I Concentrations in Sunshine Bass - (Proceedings)
Davis Jr, K.B., Mcentire, M.E. 2006. Influence of gender, sex hormones and temperature on Plasma IGF-I Concentrations in Sunshine Bass. Proceedings of International Congress on Biology of Fishes. p.43
The Effect of Temperature, Stress and Cortisol on Plasma Igf-I and Igfbps in Sunshine Bass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Peterson, B.C. 2006. The effect of temperature, stress and cortisol on plasma IGF-I and IGFBPS in sunshine bass. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 149:219-225.
Growth and Body Composition of Channel Catfish with Unique Sex Genotypes - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B., Goudie, C.A., Simco, B.A. 2006. Growth and body composition of channel catfish with unique sex genotypes. Catfish Farmers of America Book of Abstracts. p. 9.
Comparison of the Cortisol and Glucose Stress Response to Acute Confinement and Resting Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Concentrations among White Bass, Striped Bass and Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr., K.B., McEntire, M.E. 2006. Comparison of the cortisol and glucose stress response to acute confinement and resting insulin-like growth factor-I concentrations among white bass, striped bass and sunshine bass [abstract]. Aquaculture America 2006 Book of Abstracts. p. 79.
Management of Physiological Stress in Finfish Aquaculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr., K.B. 2006. Management of physiological stress in finfish aquaculture. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 68:116-121.
Dietary Tryptophan Requirement of Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone Chrysops X M. Saxatilis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaylord, T.G., Rawles, S.D., Davis Jr., K.B. 2005. Dietary tryptophan requirement of hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxatilis). Aquaculture Nutrition. 11:367-374.
A Preliminary Study on the Effects of Dietary Supplemntation of Brewers Yeast and Nucleotides, Singulary Or in Combination, on Juvenile Red Drum (Sclaenops Ocellatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, P., Burr, G.S., Whiteman, K.W., Davis Jr, K.B., Vega, R.R., Neil, W.H., Gatlin, D.M. 2005. A preliminary study on the effects of dietary supplemntation of brewers yeast and nucleotides, singulary or in combination, on juvenile red drum (sclaenops ocellatus). Aquaculture Nutrition. 36:1120-1127.
Influence of Temperature Stress and Cortisol on Plasma Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I in Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2005. Influence of temperature stress and cortisol on plasma insulin-like growth factor-i in sunshine bass [abstract]. Comparative Endocrinology International Congress Abstracts (Final Program). p. 62.
Rates of Cortisol Increase and Decrease in Channel Catfish and Sunshine Bass Exposed to Acute Confinement Stressor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr., K.B., Small, B.C. 2006. Rates of cortisol increase and decrease in channel catfish and sunshine bass exposed to acute confinement stressor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Toxicology and Pharmacology:CBP. 143:134-139.
Relationship of Gonadal Development to Body Size and Plasma Estrogen Concentrations in Channel Catfish Inctalurus Punctatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Simco, B.A., Silverstein, J. 2005. Relationship of gonadal development to body size and plasma estrogen concentrations in channel catfish inctalurus punctatus. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 67:259-264.
Metabolic Consequences of Feed Deprivation in Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B., Gaylord, T.G. 2005. Metabolic consequences of feed deprivation in sunshine bass [abstract]. Book of Abstracts, Aquaculture America. p. 101.
Influence of the Photoperiod on Feed Consumption, Growth, Intraperitoneal Fat Composition and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I on Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2005. Influence of the photoperiod on feed consumption, growth, intraperitoneal fat composition and insulin-like growth factor-i on sunshine bass [abstract]. Book of Abstracts, Aquaculture America. p. 100.
Temperature Affects Physiological Stress Responses to Acute Confinement in Sunshine Bass (Morone Chrysops X Morone Saxatilis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2004. Temperature affects physiological stress responses to acute confinement in sunshine bass (Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 139:433-440.
A Comparison of New in-Pond Grading Technology to Live Car Grading for Food-Sized Channel Catfish (Ictalurus Punctatus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trimpey, J., Engle, C., Heikes, D., Davis Jr, K.B., Goodwin, A. 2004. A comparison of new in-pond grading technology to live car grading for food-sized channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquacultural Engineering. 31:276.
Sex-Linkage of Isocitrate Dehydrogenase and Genetic Linkage of Mannose Phosphate Isomerase and Glucose Phosphate Isomerase in Ictaluvid Catfish - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-May-04)
Consequences of Stress in Aquaculture - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2004. Consequences of stress in aquaculture [abstract]. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting. p. 159.
Comparison of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein Concentrations of the Palmetto and Sunshine Bass and the Effects of Gender and Stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Peterson, B.C. 2005. Comparison of insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor binding protein concentrations of the palmetto and sunshine bass and the effects of gender and stress. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 36:384-392.
Hormonal Effects on Gender Differentiation and Growth in Sunshiine Bass Morone Chrysops X Morone Saxatilis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Ludwig, G.M. 2004. Hormonal effects on gender differentiation and growth in sunshiine bass morone chrysops x morone saxatilis. Aquaculture. 231:587-596.
Cortisol Responses of Golden Shiner (Notemigonus Crysoleucas) Fed Diets Differing in Lipid Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lochmann, R.T., Davis Jr, K.B., Simco, B.H. 2002. Cortisol responses of golden shiner (notemigonus crysoleucas) fed diets differing in lipid content. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry Journal. 27:29-34.
Comparison of the Stress Response to Seining Between Sunshine and Palmetto Hybrid Striped Bass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Freeman, D.W., Snyder, S.G. 2004. Comparison of the stress response to seining between sunshine and palmetto hybrid striped bass. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 35:109-112.
Physiological Responses of Hybrid Striped Bass under Sedation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis Jr, K.B., Griffin, B.R. 2004. Physiological responses of hybrid striped bass under sedation. Aquaculture. 233:531-548.
A Comparison of New in-Pond Grading Technology to Live Car Grading for Food-Sized Channel Catfish, Ictalurus Punctatus - (Abstract Only)
Trimpey, J., Engle, C., Heikes, D., Davis Jr, K.B. 2004. A comparison of new in-pond grading technology to live car grading for food-sized channel catfish, ictalurus punctatus [abstract]. In: Aquaculture America Conference. p. 600.
Use of Metomidate to Determine the Secretion and Clearance Rates of Cortisol in Sunshine Bass and Channel Catfish - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B., Small, B. 2004. Use of metomidate to determine the secretion and clearance rates of cortisol in sunshine bass and channel catfish [abstract]. Aquaculture America Conference. p. 151.
The Effect of Temperature on the Stress Response in Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B. 2004. The effect of temperature on the stress response in sunshine bass [abstract]. In: Aquaculture America Conference. p. 51.
The Dietary Tryptophan Requirement of Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone Chrysops X M. Saxatilis) - (Abstract Only)
Gaylord, T.G., Davis Jr, K.B., Rawles, S.D. The dietary tryptophan requirement of hybrid striped bass (morone chrysops x m. saxatilis). Book of Abstracts World Aquaculture Society. 2004. [abstract] 217.
Insulin-Like Growth Factor and Igf Binding Proteins in Sunshine Bass - (Abstract Only)
Davis Jr, K.B., Peterson, B.C. 2004. Insulin-like growth factor and igf binding proteins in sunshine bass [abstract]. In: Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. p. 312.
Effects of Confinement Stress and Cortisol on the Susceptibility of Channel Catfish to Infection by Ichthyoptherius Multifiliis and Channel Catfish Virus. - (Abstract Only)
DAVIS JR, K.B., GRIFFIN, B.R., GRAY, W.L. EFFECTS OF CONFINEMENT STRESS AND CORTISOL ON THE SUSCEPTIBILITY OF CHANNEL CATFISH TO INFECTION BY ICHTHYOPTHERIUS MULTIFILIIS AND CHANNEL CATFISH VIRUS.. PROCEEDINGS OF INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON BIOLOGY OF FISHES. 2003. p. 33
Effect of Dietary Cortisol on Resistance to Infection by Ichthyopthirius Multifiliis and Mortality Due to Channel Catfish Virus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DAVIS JR, K.B., GRIFFIN, B.R., GRAY, W.L. EFFECT OF DIETARY CORTISOL ON RESISTANCE TO INFECTION BY ICHTHYOPTHIRIUS MULTIFILIIS AND MORTALITY DUE TO CHANNEL CATFISH VIRUS.. AQUACULTURE. 2003. v. 218. p. 121-130.
Physiological Stress Indicators As Estimates of Therapeutic Tolerance. - (Abstract Only)
DAVIS JR, K.B., GRIFFIN, B.R. PHYSIOLOGICAL STRESS INDICATORS AS ESTIMATES OF THERAPEUTIC TOLERANCE.. AQUACULTURE AMERICA CONFERENCE. 2003. p.75
Effects of Sedating Concentrations of Selected Anesthetics on the Stress Response in Sunshine Hybrid Striped Bass. - (Abstract Only)
DAVIS JR, K.B., GRIFFIN, B.R. EFFECTS OF SEDATING CONCENTRATIONS OF SELECTED ANESTHETICS ON THE STRESS RESPONSE IN SUNSHINE HYBRID STRIPED BASS.. AQUACULTURE AMERICA CONFERENCE. 2003. p.76
Cortisol Response of Golden Shiners Notemigonus Crysoleucas Fed Diets Differing in Lipid Content. - (Abstract Only)
LOCHMANN, R., DAVIS JR, K.B., SIMCO, B. CORTISOL RESPONSE OF GOLDEN SHINERS NOTEMIGONUS CRYSOLEUCAS FED DIETS DIFFERING IN LIPID CONTENT. AQUACULTURE AMERICA CONFERENCE. 2003. p. 157.
Effect of Handling Stress on Infection of Channel Catfish by Ich and Ccv. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DAVIS JR, K.B., GRIFFIN, B.R., GRAY, W.L. EFFECT OF HANDLING STRESS ON INFECTION OF CHANNEL CATFISH BY ICH AND CCV.. AQUACULTURE. 2002. v. 214. p. 55-66.
Effect of Constant and Fluctuating Temperature on the Cortisol Stress Response. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DAVIS JR, K.B., SIMCO, B.A., LI, M., ROBINSON, E. EFFECT OF CONSTANT AND FLUCTUATING TEMPERATURE ON THE CORTISOL STRESS RESPONSE. JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY. 2001. v. 32. p. 422-425.
Effect of Exposure to Waterborne Potassium Permanganate on Stress Indicators in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus Punctatus). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
GRIFFIN, B.R., DAVIS JR, K.B., DARWISH, A.M., STRAUS, D.L. EFFECT OF EXPOSURE TO WATERBORNE POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE ON STRESS INDICATORS IN CHANNEL CATFISH (ICTALURUS PUNCTATUS). JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY. 2002. v.33. p.1-9.
Quanitative Bioassay of the Sensitivity of Channel Catfish to Infestation by Ichthyopthirus Multifillis and the Effects of Stress. - (Abstract Only)
Griffin, B.R., Davis Jr., K.B. Quantitive bioassay of the sensitivity of channel catfish to infestation by ichthyopthirus multifillis and the effects of stress. 2002. Abstract p. 87.
Channel Catfish Erod Response to Potassium Permanganate Treatment. - (Abstract Only)
STRAUS, D.L., DAVIS JR, K.B. CHANNEL CATFISH EROD RESPONSE TO POTASSIUM PERMANGANATE TREATMENT. SOCIETY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY ABSTRACTS. 2001. v.22. p.223.
Estrogen Receptor Alpha and Beta Rna in Channel Catfish Testis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
WU, C., PATINO, R., DAVIS JR, K.B., CHANG, X. ESTROGEN RECEPTOR ALPHA AND BETA RNA IN CHANNEL CATFISH TESTIS. ENDOCRINOLOGY GENERAL AND COMPARATIVE. 2001. v. 124. p. 12-20
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