Eagle Fish Health Lab Publications

Selected Publications and Reports

Ainsworth, A.J., G. Capley, P. Waterstreet, and D. Munson.  1986.  Use of Monoclonal Antibodies in the Indirect Fluorescent Antibody Technique (IFA) for the diagnosis of Edwardsiella ictaluri.  Journal of Fish Diseases 9:439-444. 


Bowker, J., D. Burbank, M.P. Bowman, and N. Wandelear.  2015.  Efficacy of AQUAFLOR® (50% florfenicol) to control mortality of Chinook Salmon diagnosed with bacterial kidney disease.  Drug Research Information Bulletin No. 45.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Animal Drug Approval Partnership Program (AADAP), Bozeman, Montana.


Bowker, J.D., and J.T. Trushenski.  2015.  Mythbusters:  what’s real and what’s not when it comes to fish drugs.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 77:358-366.


Bowker, J.D., D. Carty, J.T. Trushenski, M.P. Bowman, N. Wandelear, and M. Matthews.  2013.  Controlling mortality caused by external columnaris in Largemouth Bass and Bluegill with chloramine-T or hydrogen peroxide.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 75:342-351.


Bowker, J.D., D.G. Carty, J.T. Trushenski, D.C. Glover, and M.P. Bowman.  2015.  Considerations for consistently applying flow-through chloramine-T treatments to hatchery raceways.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 77:524-531.


Bowker, J.D., J.T. Trushenski, D.C. Glover, D.G. Carty, and N. Wandelear.  2015.  Sedative options for fish research:  a brief review with new data on sedation of warm-, cool-, and coldwater fishes and recommendations for the drug approval process.  Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries 25:147-163. 


Bowser, P.R., A.D. Munson, H.H. Jarboe, R. Francis-Floyd, and P. Waterstrat.  1985.  Isolation of Channel Catfish Virus from Channel Catfish, Ictalurus punctatus (Rafinesque), Broodstock.  Journal of Fish Diseases 8:557-561.


Bowser, P.R., and A.D. Munson.  1986.  Seasonal Variation in Channel Catfish Virus Antibody Titers in Adult Channel Catfish.  The Progressive Fish Culturist 48:198-199.


Burbank, D.R., and R. Berge.  2011. Improving biosecurity by making disinfectant use cost effective: a disinfectant reuse box. Aquaculture Application Note #6.  Fish Culture Section of the American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.


Burbank, D.R., D.H. Shah, S.E. LaPatra, G. Fornshell, and K.D. Cain.  2011.  Enhanced resistance to coldwater disease following feeding of probiotic bacterial strains to rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture 321:185-190.


Burbank, D.R., S.E. LaPatra, G. Fornshell, and K.D. Cain.  2012.  Isolation of bacterial probiotic candidates from the gastrointestinal tract of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) and screening for inhibitory activity against Flavobacterium psychrophilum. Journal of Fish Diseases 35:809-816.


Chiaramonte, L., D. Munson, and J. Trushenski.  2016.  Climate change and considerations for fish health and fish health professionals.  Fisheries 41:396-399.


Fehringer, T.R., R.W. Hardy and K.D. Cain. 2014. Dietary inclusion of salmon testes meal from Alaskan seafood processing byproducts: Effects on growth and immune function of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum). 433: 34-39.


LaPatra, S.E., T.R. Fehringer, and K.D. Cain.  2014.  A probiotic Enterobacter sp. provides significant protection against Flavobacterium psychrophilum in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) after injection by two different routes.  Aquaculture 433:361-366.


Long A., T.R. Fehringer, M.A. Swain, B.R. LaFrentz, D.R. Call, and K.D. Cain.  2013.  Enhanced efficacy of an attenuated Flavobacterium psychrophilum strain cultured under iron-limited conditions.  Fish and Shell Fish Immunology 35:1477-1482.


Long, A., T.R. Fehringer, B.R. LaFrentz, D.R. Call, and K.D. Cain.  2014.  Development of a waterborne challenge model for Flavobacterium psychrophilum.  FEMS Microbiology Letters 359:154-160.


Munson, A.D., D.G. Elliott, and K.A. Johnson.  2010.  Management of Bacterial Kidney Disease in Idaho Department of Fish and Game Hatcheries on Broodstock Testing by Enzyme Linked Immuno-sorbent Assay (ELISA): A Multi-year Study.  North American Journal of Fishery Management 30:940-955.


Polinski, M.P., T.R. Fehringer, K.A. Johnson, K.R. Snekvik, S.E. LaPatra, B.R. LaFrentz, S.C. Ireland, and K.D. Cain.  2010.  Characterization of susceptibility and carrier status of burbot, Lota lota (L.), to IHNV, IPNV, Flavobacterium psychrophilum, Aeromonas salmonicida and Renibacterium salmoninarum.  Journal of Fish Diseases 33: 559-570.


Thiyagarajah, A., J.R. MacMillan, and A.D. Munson.  2001.  Neoplasms in Cultured Sunshine Bass.  Journal of Fish Diseases. 24:551-556.


Trushenski, J.T.  2015.  Nutritional impacts on fish mucosa:  dietary considerations.  Pages #-## in Mucosal Health in Aquaculture.  Beck, B.H. and E. Peatman, editors.  Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Standard Operating Procedures

Please see the attached Excel spreadsheet of our SOPs.