1108_untitled_079-200x300-157x235Jesse A. Chappell

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences

Emphasis in research and development focuses primarily on projects designed to demonstrate methods and strategies leading to greater efficiency and profitability in Alabama aquaculture businesses. Both food production aquaculture and recreational interests are addressed.

Professional Affiliations

National Aquaculture Association (1990-2005) – Board of Directors, (1991-2006) President (1997-1999)

South Carolina Aquaculture Association (1989-2002) Board of Directors (‘89-02) (President 1989-1992)

Striped Bass Growers Association (1991-2006) Board of Directors (1981-1995)

World Aquaculture Society (1983-2006)

Aquaculture Engineering Society (2002-2006)

Honors and awards

NFI Aquaculture Task Force 2003-2006

SRAC Technical Committee.2004-2006

Alabama Catfish Producers Association. Advisory Committee 2003-05

Black Belt Marine Initiative –Organizing/ Development Committee.2004-2005

Alabama Fisheries Assoc. Program Committee.2003

Gulf Marine Fisheries Advisory Council.Advisory Panel for Marine Aquaculture

In The Gulf of Mexico 2004-2006.

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Legal Value Panel for Natural Resources (Fisheries) (2000/2001)

Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Advisory Committee. For: Revitalization of the National Fish Hatchery System (2000-2001)

Clemson University – Department of Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife Steering Committee 1999-2001)

South Atlantic Marine Fisheries Management Com. Advisory Group 2001-2003

South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium Program Advisory Committee (1999-2000)

Sea Grant National Advisory Forum (1999) Dept. of Commerce, Washington, DC

Governors (SC) Forum for Business Development in the 21st Century (1995-‘98)

World Aquaculture Society – Program/Conference Committee 1995-1997

South Carolina Farm Bureau Aquaculture Committee (delegate 1990-1998)

Catfish Farmers of America – Research Committee (1983-’87)

Publications

NORTH AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AQUACULTURE — 2014
Economic Feasibility of an In-pond Raceway System for Commercial Catfish Production in west Alabama


JOURNAL OF APPLIED AQUACULTURE — 2013
Coloration Characteristics of Mechanically Processed Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) Fillets Held in Refrigerated Storage for Seven Days


JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY — 2012
Approximate Water and Chemical Budgets for an Experimental, In-pond Raceway System


AQUACULTURAL ENGINEERING — 2011
A commercial-scale, in-pond raceway system for Ictalurid catfish production


AQUACULTURE NORTH AMERICA — 2011
Experimental Commercial-Scale, In-Pond Raceway System Piques Farmers’ interest in west AL


GLOBAL AQUACULTURE ADVOCATE — 2010
In-pond Raceway System Demonstrates Economic Benefit for Commercial Catfish Production


ALABAMA AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION — 2009
Economic Feasibility of Utilizing West Alabama Saline Groundwater to Produce Florida Pompano and Hybrid Striped Bass in a Recirculating Aquaculture System


JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY — 2008
Effects of an Extended Hatchery Phase and Vaccination against Enteric Septicemia of Catfish on the Production of Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus, Fingerlings


JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY — 2008
Production and Processing Trait Comparisons of Channel Catfish, Blue Catfish, and Their Hybrids Grown in Earthen Ponds


FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY — 2008
Evaluation of textural properties of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus Rafinesque) fillet with the natural contour method


ALABAMA AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION — 2008
Integration of Hydroponic Tomato and Indoor Recirculating Aquacultural Production Systems:An Economic Analysis


NORTH AMERICAN JOURNAL OF AQUACULTURE — 2004
Overwintering Yellow Perch Fry in Alabama


JOURNAL OF THE WORLD MARICULTURE SOCIETY — 1983
CORRELATIONS AMONG MORPHOMETRIC TRAITS OF FINGERLING CATFISHES AND THE RELATIONSHIP TO DRESSING PERCENTAGE AT HARVEST


PROGRESSIVE FISH CULTURIST — 1982
Sex-weight relations in blue, channel, and white catfishes: implications for brood stock selection


PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND GAMES AGENCIES — 1982
Length Variation in Species and Hybrid Populations of Blue, Channel, and White Catfishes


AQUACULTURE — 1982
PATERNAL PREDOMINANCE IN RECIPROCAL CHANNEL-BLUE HYBRID CATFISH


JOURNAL OF THE WORLD MARICULTURE SOCIETY — 1982
COMMUNAL STOCKING AND MULTIPLE REARING TECHNIQUE FOR CATFISH GENETICS RESEARCH


NORTH AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FISHERIES MANAGEMENT — 1981
Relative Harvestability by Angling of Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, and Their Reciprocal Hybrids


PROCEEDINGS OF THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF FISH AND GAMES AGENCIES — 1978
SUSCEPTIBILITY OF BLUE CATFISH TO CHANNEL CATFISH VIRUS

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