Three students are supported by the United States Aquaculture Society to attend the annual meeting. In 2017, following students were selected.
Sergio Castillo, of the University of Texas A&M, presented, 'Dietary leucine and isoleucine requirements of red drum Sciaenops ocellatus and the effects of excess leucine on branched-chain amino acids utilization'.
Lauren Jescovitch, of Auburn University, presented, 'Effects of aeration on water quality in waste-treatment sections of split-pond aquaculture, a three year synopsis'.
Min Ju, of the University of Texas A&M, presented, 'Effects of dietary prebiotic and probiotic supplementation on growth performance and disease resistance of hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis in ponds'.