Dr. Fernando Yamamoto

Dr. Fernando  Yamamoto

Title

  • Assistant Research Professor

Contact Information

f.yamamoto@msstate.edu
Office: 662-686-3333
Delta Research and Extension Center

Overview

Education

  • Texas A&M University, Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • University of São Paulo, M.S., Animal Science and Pasture
  • Federal University of Santa Catarina, B.S., Aquaculture Engineering

Research Interests

Aquaculture
Animal nutrition
Alternative ingredients
Feed formulation
Animal health
Immunology

Websites

Publications

Year Publications
2024

Romano, N., Yamamoto, F., Rawles, S. D., Webster, C. D. 2024. Type of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae frass influences the nutritional value when included in a prepared diet for Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). Aquaculture 589:740946.

2024

Yamamoto, F., Huang, J., Suarez-Barazeta, C., Craig, S., Older, C., Richardson, B., Santana, T., Griffin, M. J., Reifers, J. G., Goodman, P., Gatlin III, D. M. 2024. Exploring the nutritional value of corn fermented protein as a replacement for soybean meal in diets for juvenile channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus): impacts on production performance, intestinal health, and disease resistance. Aquaculture 587(740824):1-11.

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2024

Bosworth, B. G., Koshy, M., Ware, C., Yamamoto, F., Byars, T., Wise, D. J. 2024. Susceptibility of Delta Select and Delta Control Channel Catfish lines to experimental Edwardsiella ictaluri and Edwardsiella piscicida infection. North American Journal of Aquaculture

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2023

Yamamoto, F., Griffin, M., Richardson, B., Stilwell, J., Romano, N., Goodman, P., Reifers, J. G., Wise, D. 2023. Iron supplementation in the diets of hybrid catfish (Ictalurus punctatus × I. furcatus) juveniles affected haematocrit levels and potentially decreased disease resistance to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Journal of Fish Diseases 47(3):1-10.

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2023

Older, C., Richardson, B., Griffin, M., Waldbieser, G., Reifers, J. G., Lucas, P., Wise, D., Gatlin III, D., Yamamoto, F. 2023. Influence of probiotic and prebiotic supplementation on intestinal microbiota and resistance to Edwardsiella ictaluri infection in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) following florfenicol administration. Journal of Fish Diseases 47(4):1-10.

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2023

Chen, K., Yamamoto, F., de Cruz, C., Gatlin III, D. 2023. Nutritional value of torula yeast as an alternative protein feedstuff for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops × M. saxatilis). Animal Feed Science and Technology 86(1):74-83.

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2023

Older, C., Yamamoto, F., Griffin, M., Heckman, T., Soto, E., Bosworth, B., Waldbieser, G. 2023. Comparison of high-throughput sequencing methods for bacterial microbiota profiling in catfish aquaculture. North American Journal of Aquaculture 86(1):39-54.

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2023

Romano, N., Datta, S., Sasmita, P., Sinha, A. K., Yamamoto, F., Beck, B., Webster, C. 2023. Dietary inclusions of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) larvae frass enhanced production of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) juveniles, stevia (Stevia rebaudiana) and lavender (Lavaridula angustifolia) in an aquaponic system. Aquaculture 575:739742.

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2023

Luo, Q., Qian, R., Qiu, Z., Yamamoto, F., Du, Y., Lin, X., Zhao, J., Xu, Q. 2023. Dietary α-ketoglutarate alleviates glycinin and β-conglycinin induced damage in the intestine of mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio). Frontiers in Immunology 14:1140012.

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2023

Suehs, B., Yamamoto, F., Asiri, F., Gatlin III, D. 2023. Poly-β-hydroxybutyrate has limited effects on growth and immune responses of juvenile hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops × M. saxatilis, and red drum Sciaenops ocellatus based on in vivo and in vitro approaches. Aquaculture 570(739429):1-10.

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2023

Qiu, Z., Xu, Q., Xie, D., Yamamoto, F., Xu, H., Zhao, J. 2023. Effects of the replacement of dietary fish meal with poultry by-product meal on growth and intestinal health of Chinese soft-shelled turtle (Pelodiscus sinensis). Animals 865(13):1-14.

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2023

Carvalho, P. L., Xavier, W. d., Guimarães, M. G., Rodrigues, E. J., Furuya, W. M., Yamamoto, F., Pezzato, L. E., Gatlin, D. M., Barros, M. M. 2023. Dietary glutamine improves growth and intestinal morphology of juvenile GIFT tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) but has limited effects on innate immunity and antioxidant capacity. Aquaculture 563(1):738976.

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2022

Ordoñez, B. M., Santana, T. M., Carneiro, D. P., dos Santos, D. K., Parra, G. A., Moreno, L. C., Teixeira Filho, N. P., Aguilar, F. A., Yamamoto, F. Y., Gonçalves, L. U. 2022. Whole Black Soldier Fly Larvae (Hermetia illucens) as Dietary Replacement of Extruded Feed for Tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum) Juveniles. Aquaculture Journal 2(4):246-256.

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2022

Yamamoto, F., Ellis, M., Bowles, P. R., Suehs, B. A., Carvalho, P. L., Older, C. E., Hume, M. E., Gatlin, D. M. 2022. Dietary Supplementation of a Commercial Prebiotic, Probiotic and Their Combination Affected Growth Performance and Transient Intestinal Microbiota of Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus L.). Animals 12(19):2629.

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2022

Romano, N., Sinha, A. K., Fischer, H., Nugroho, R. A., Powell, A., Yamamoto, F. 2022. Pregelatinized starch improves growth and mitigates adverse liver/intestinal histomorphology in largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, juveniles. Animal Feed Science and Technology 291:115381.

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2022

Candelaria, B., Yamamoto, F., Gatlin, D. M. 2022. The Effects of Dietary Cottonseed Oil on Growth Performance of Juvenile Red Drum (Sciaenops ocellatus L.) and Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone chrysops × M. saxatilis S.). Aquaculture Nutrition 2022(1077178).

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2022

Zhang, Y., Rossi, W., Yamamoto, F., Velasquez, A. M., Wang, A., Gatlin, D. M. 2022. Effects of Dietary Aflatoxin B1 on Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone chrysops × M. saxatilis) and Assessment of Supplemental Arginine as a Potential Aflatoxicosis Alleviator. Aquaculture Nutrition 2022(5161222).

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2022

Yamamoto, F. Y., Suehs, B. A., Ellis, M., Bowles, P. R., Older, C. E., Hume, M., Blake, G. G., Cammack, J. A., Tomberlin, J. K., Gatlin III, D. M. 2022. Dietary fishmeal replacement by black soldier fly larvae meals affected red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) production performance and intestinal microbiota depending on what feed substrate the insect larvae were offered. Animal Feed Science and Technology 283(115179).

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2021

Lee, P., Yamamoto, F., Low, C., Loh, J., Chong, C. 2021. Gut immune system and the implications of oral-administered immunoprophylaxis in finfish aquaculture. Frontiers in Immunology 12(773193).

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2021

Yamamoto, F., Chen, K., Castillo, S., de Cruz, C. R., Tomasso, J. R., Gatlin III, D. M. 2021. Growth and physiological effects of replacing fishmeal with dry-extruded seafood processing waste blended with plant protein feedstuffs in diets for red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus L.). Animal Feed Science and Technology 280(115046).

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2021

Yamamoto, F., Older, C. E., Hume, M. E., Rodrigues-Hoffmann, A., Gatlin III, D. M. 2021. Effects of butyrate, propionate, and their combination in vitro, and the impacts of their supplementation in high-plant-protein diets to the production performance, innate immune responses, and intestinal microbiota of red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus). Aquaculture 545(737225).

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2021

Castillo, S., Yamamoto, F., O'Reilly, C., Fluckey, J. D., Gatlin III, D. M. 2021. Use of deuterium oxide (2H2O) to assess muscle protein synthesis in juvenile red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) fed complete, and valine-deficient diets. Amino Acids 53:1431-1439.

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Extension Publications

Year Publications

Graduate Students

  • Cristian Suarez
  • Crystal Lodi
  • Jing Huang

Awards & Honors

  • Prof Dr. Newton Castagnolli award for best presentation
    8th International Symposium of Fish Nutrition and Health
  • Tom Slick Fellowship
    Texas A&M AgriLife Research
  • Innovation Challenge
    Alltech
  • Pinnacle Award
    International Ingredient Corporation