2019 Best Paper:
Title: “Influence of kaolin clay on Aeromonas hydrophila growth, chemotaxis, and virulence to Channel Catfish“
Authors: Mediha Yildirim-Aksoy, Haitham Mohammed, E. Peatman, S. Adam Fuller, and Benjamin H. Beck
Issue: North American Journal of Aquaculture 80:427-435.
Formerly published as The Progressive Fish-Culturist, the journal was renamed the North American Journal of Aquaculture in 1999 to reflect the expanded importance of aquaculture in the 21st century. The journal carries papers on new research and practical experience in all areas of intensive and extensive fish culture. This international journal carries papers on new research and practical experience in all areas of intensive and extensive culture of fish and other aquatic organisms that are of importance not only to North Americans but also the global aquaculture community. Topics include, but are not limited to, nutrition and feeding, broodstock selection and spawning, drugs and chemicals, health and water quality, and testing new techniques and equipment for the management and rearing of aquatic species.