- Undergraduate Education
- B.S. Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University
- Graduate Education
- Ph.D. Nutrition and Biochemistry, Mississippi State University
Dr. Delbert Gatlin III began his career at Texas A&M University in 1987. Dr. Gatlin has since served in many capacities and leadership roles at Texas A&M, first in the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and now in the Department of Ecology and Conservation Biology. Dr. Gatlin is a Regents Professor and also serves as an Associate Senior Scientist with the Aquaculture Protein Centre of Norway. Gatlin has taught and mentored undergraduate and graduate students in courses and research relating to aquaculture and aquatic animal nutrition. Dr. Gatlin conducts and oversees research in the Fish Nutrition Lab, which is focused on research and teaching that promotes development of a sound biological basis for warmwater aquaculture and aquatic ecology.
Research Interests and Specializations
Aquatic animal nutrition in support of aquaculture
The Fish Nutrition Lab
The Fish Nutrition Lab is focused on research and teaching that promotes development of a sound biological basis for warm-water aquaculture and aquatic ecology. Dr. Gatlin’s areas of interest are fish nutrition, aquaculture, fisheries ecology and nutrition/biochemistry.
Gatlin, D. M., III, F. T. Barrows, P. Brown, K. Dabrowski, T. G. Gaylord, R. W. Hardy, E. Herman, G. Hu, Ǻ. Krogdahl, R. Nelson, K. Overturf, M. Rust, W. Sealey, D. Skonberg, E. J. Souza, D. Stone, R. Wilson, E. Wurtele (2007) Expanding the utilization of sustainable plant products in aquafeeds – a review. Aquaculture Res., 38:551-579.
Naylor, R., R. W. Hardy, D. P. Bureau, A. Chiu, M. Elliott, A. P. Ferrell, I. Forster, D. M. Gatlin III, R. J. Goldberg, K. Hua and P.D. Nichols (2009) Feeding aquaculture in an era of finite resources. PNAS, 106:15103-15110.
Committee on Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp (2011) Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp. National Academies Press, Washington, DC, 376 pp.Lee, S, C. Webster, D. Gatlin and C. Lim (Editors) (2015) Dietary Nutrients, Additives, and Fish Health, John Wiley & Sons, 355 pp.
Gatlin, D. M., III and F. Y. Yamamoto (2021) Nutritional supplements and fish health (Chapter 14) In: Fish Nutrition (R. Hardy ed.), Elsevier, In press.