Dr. Peter J. Allen

Dr. Peter J. Allen

Title

  • Professor

Contact Information

peter.allen@msstate.edu
Office: 662-325-4768
Thompson Hall, Room 261

Overview

Education

  • University of California, Davis, Doctor of Philosophy (PHD), Ecology
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Biological Sciences

Research Interests

Physiological plasticity of fishes to environmental change
Culture of economically important fish species
Conservation aquaculture of imperiled or non-game fishes
Physiological ecology of primitive fishes
Osmo- and ionoregulation in fishes

Websites

Publications

Year Publications
2024

Vaughn, A. J., Street, G. M., Boudreau, M. R., Allen, P. J. 2024. The relationship among acceleration, metabolism, and tail beat frequency of channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) during critical swimming speed tests. Aquaculture 580(1).

2024

Neary, J. J., Pracheil, B. M., Gabitov, R., Li, M. H., Allen, P. J. 2024. The influence of water, diet, and temperature on 87Sr/86Sr in fin spines of juvenile Atlantic Sturgeon Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 570:151973.

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2023

Coffill, M. E., Neal, J. W., Allen, P. J. 2023. Effects of temperature on metabolic rate and lower dissolved oxygen tolerance of juvenile speckled peacock bass Cichla temensis. Journal of Fish Biology 102(3):635-642.

2023

Gunn, M. A., Ott , B. D., Rosser, T. G., Khoo, L. H., Wise, D. J., Allen, P. J. 2023. Physiological response of channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and hybrid (I. punctatus x I. furcatus) catfish following Bolbophorus damnificus infection. Aquaculture 563:1-8.

2023

Horowitz, L. B., Allen, P. J., Neal, J. W., Correa, S. 2023. Post-release mortality of angled Atlantic Tarpon Megalops atlanticus in Puerto Rico. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 15(e10238 (online)).

2023

Ott, B. D., Chisholm, D. O., Griffin, M. J., Torrans, E. L., Allen, P. J. 2023. Effect of hypoxia duration and pattern on channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) neuropeptide gene expression and hematology. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 193:631-645.

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2023

Coffill-Rivera, M., Paez Mendez, Y., Little, L., Graham, P., Franks, J., Correa, S., Neal, J. W., Allen, P. J. 2023. Effects of temperature and salinity on blood chemistry and survival of juvenile Atlantic tarpon Megalops atlanticus. Journal of Fish Biology 103(2):272–279.

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2022

Shartau, R. B., Harter, T. S., Baker, D. W., Aboagye, D. L., Allen, P. J., Val, A. L., Crossley, D. A., Kohl, Z., Hedrick, M. S., Damsgaard, C., Brauner, C. J. 2022. Acute CO2 tolerance in fishes is associated with air breathing but no the Root effect, red cell BNHE, or habitat. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 274(111304).

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2022

Ott, B., Torrans, E. L., Allen, P. J. 2022. Design of a vacuum degassing apparatus to reduce nitrogen supersaturation and maintain hypoxia in well water. North American Journal of Aquaculture 84(4):480-485.

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2022

Dinken, C., Keretz, K., Schramm, H. L., Petrie-Hanson, L., Schilling, M. W., Allen, P. J. 2022. The effects of water temperature and simulated angling on the physiological stress response of Largemouth Bass. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 151(4):487-506.

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2022

Gunn, M. A., Griffin, M. J., Ott, B. D., Rosser, T. G., Khoo, L. H., Wise, D. J., Allen, P. J. 2022. Physiological response of channel (Ictalurus punctatus) and hybrid (I. punctatus x I. furcatus) catfish following Bolbophorus damnificus infection. Aquaculture 563:739016.

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2022

Coffill-Rivera, M. E., Neal, J. W., Allen, P. J. 2022. Effects of temperature on growth of juvenile Speckled Peacock Bass Cichla temensis. North American Journal of Aquaculture 84(4):486-492.

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2022

Ott, B., Torrans, E. L., Allen, P. J., Griffin, M. J. 2022. Quantitative PCR assays to measure the HPI axis neuropeptides corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) and urotensin (UI) in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquaculture 555(738253).

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2022

Keretz, S., Peterman, B., Petrie-Hanson, L., Schilling, M. W., Allen, P. J. 2022. Effects of Aeromonas sobria on physiology and fillet quality of market-sized Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 53(2):572-586.

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2022

Messina-Henriquez, S., Aguirre, A., Brokordt, K., Flores, H., Oliva, M., Allen, P. J., Alvarez, C. A. 2022. Swimming performance and physiological responses of juvenile Cojinoba Seriolella violacea in hypoxic conditions. Aquaculture 548(Part 1):737560.

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2022

Goff, S., Redd, M. E., Almond, C., Pearlman, R., Allen, P. J. 2022. Effects of acute temperature change associated with handling practices on metabolic rate stabilization in two centrarchids. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 42(1):115-122.

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2021

Gunn, M., Allen, P. J., Rosser, T. G., Wise, D. J., Griffin, M. J. 2021. Comparative mortality of juvenile channel and hybrid catfish exposed to Bolbophorus damnificus cercariae. North American Journal of Aquaculture 83(4):346-353.

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2021

Shirley, C. A., Colvin, M., Tiersch, T., Allen, P. J. 2021. A generalized approach for sperm cryopreservation in the Genus Poxomis: Sperm cryopreservation and fertilization efficiency of black-stripe Black Crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus). Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 52(2):405-417.

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2021

Gunn, M. A., Allen, P. J., Rosser, T. G., Wise, D. J., Khoo, L. H., Griffin, M. J. 2021. Assessment of Bolbophorus damnificus prevalence and cercariae shedding in Planorbella trivolvis populations from catfish aquaculture ponds in Mississippi, USA. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 52(2):395-404.

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2021

Gillis, A. B., Guy, E. L., Kouba, A. J., Allen, P. J., Marcec-Greaves, R. M., Vance, C. 2021. Short-term storage of tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) spermatozoa: The effect of collection type, temperature and time. PLOS ONE 16(1):e0245047.

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2020

Dinken, C. P., Keretz, K. R., Schramm, H. L., Petrie-Hanson, L., Schilling, M. W., Allen, P. J. 2020. Changes in physiology and stress responses of pellet-reared largemouth bass fed live-forage diets. North American Journal of Aquaculture 82:3-23.

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2020

Chesser, B. M., Allen, P. J. 2020. Comparison of stocking time and density on Gulf Killifish growth in freshwater ponds. Aquaculture Research 51:3452-3459.

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2020

Allen, P. J., Brokordt, K., Oliva, M., Alveal, K., Flores, H., Alvarez, C. A. 2020. Physiological insights for aquaculture diversification: Swimming capacity and efficiency, and metabolic scope for activity in cojinoba Seriolella violacea. Aquaculture 531(735968).

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2020

Shirley, C. A., Allen, P. J. 2020. White Crappie (Pomoxis annularis) latency period following hormone administration is predictable and independent of diel injection time. Aquaculture Research 52(5):2305-2312.

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2020

Allred, S., Shao, W., Jones, J. H., Schilling, M. W., Baker, B., Allen, P. J. 2020. Effects of acute environmental and handling exposure on physiology and fillet quality of market-sized Channel Catfish. Aquaculture Research 51:1854-1866.

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2020

Shartau, R. B., Baker, D. W., Harter, T. S., Aboagye, D. L., Allen, P. J., Val, A. L., Crossley, D. A., Kohl, Z. F., Hedrick, M. S., Damsgaard, C., Brauner, C. J. 2020. Preferential intracellular pH regulation is a common trait amongst fishes exposed to high environmental CO2. Journal of Experimental Biology 223:jeb208868.

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2019

Allred, S., Shao, W., Schilling, M. W., Petrie-Hanson, L., Allen, P. J. 2019. An assessment of red fillet prevalence in the catfish industry. Aquaculture 507:203-210.

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2019

Omer, A., Henderson, J. E., Falconer, L. L., Kroger, R., Allen, P. J. 2019. Economic costs of using tailwater recovery systems for maintaining water quality and irrigation. Journal of Environmental Management 235:186-193.

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2019

Stewart, H. A., Aboagye, D. L., Ramee, S. W., Allen, P. J. 2019. Effects of acute thermal stress on acid-base regulation, haematology, ion-osmoregulation and aerobic metabolism in Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Aquaculture Research 50:2133-2141.

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2019

Chesser, B., Green, C., Allen, P. J. 2019. Egg production of Gulf killifish is dependent on broodstock rearing density but not spawning substrate surface area. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81:201-210.

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2019

Gunn, M. A., Moran, Z. S., Pracheil, B. M., Allen, P. J. 2019. Spatial changes in trace element and strontium isotope water chemistry in a temperature river system with application to sturgeon movement. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 34(1):739-755.

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2019

Neal, J. W., Allen, P. J., Marlay, S. E., Channa, P., Mahood, S., Sitha, S., Pranthna, P. 2019. Collection of small-scale artisanal fi sheries data using interviews of village fi shers on the Sre Ambel River, Cambodia. Cambodian Journal of Natural History 2019(1):7-23.

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2019

Guy, E., Mischke, C. C., Colvin, M., Allen, P. J. 2019. Zooplankton selectivity by black buffalo in fertilized ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture 81:215-221.

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2018

Aboagye, D. L., Allen, P. J. 2018. Effects of acute and chronic hypoxia on acid-base regulation, hematology, ion, and osmoregulation of juvenile American paddlefish. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 188:77-88.

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2018

Culpepper, C. M., Guitreau, A. M., Allred, S., Tiersch, T. R., Allen, P. J. 2018. Evaluation of commercial-scale approaches for cryopreservation of White Crappie Pomoxis annularis, sperm. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 49(4):725-734.

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2018

Allen, P. J., Baumgartner, W. A., Brinkman, E. L., DeVries, R., Stewart, H., Aboagye, D., Ramee, S., Ciaramella, M., Culpepper, C., Petrie-Hanson, L. 2018. Fin healing and regeneration in sturgeon. Journal of Fish Biology 93:917-930.

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2018

Keretz, K., Dinken, C., Allen, P. J., Schramm, H. L. 2018. Survival of pellet-reared, naturalized, and wild advanced-size Largemouth Bass exposed to angling and handling stressors. North American Journal of Aquaculture 80:52-58.

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2018

Omer, A. R., Dyer, J. L., Czarnecki, J., Kroger, R., Allen, P. J. 2018. Development of a water budget for tailwater recovery systems in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley . Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 144(6):05018001.

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2018

Omer, A. R., Moore, M. T., Krutz, L. J., Kroger, R., Czarnecki, J., Baker, B., Allen, P. J. 2018. Potential for recycling of suspended solids and nutrients by irrigation of tailwater from tailwater recovery systems. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply 18(4):1396-1405.

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2018

Keretz, K., Dinken, C., Allen, P. J., Colvin, M., Schramm, H. L. 2018. The effect of water temperature, angling time, and dissolved oxygen on the survival of Largemouth Bass subjected to simulated angling and tournament handling procedures. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 38(3):606-622.

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2018

Guy, E., Allen, P. J. 2018. Tank acclimation and induced spawning of the catostomid, Black Buffalo. North American Journal of Aquaculture 80:294-300.

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2018

Omer, A. R., Miranda, L., Moore, M. T., Krutz, L. J., Czarnecki, J., Kroger, R., Baker, B., Hogue, J. A., Allen, P. J. 2018. Reduction of solids and nutrient loss from agricultural lands by tailwater recovery systems. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 73:282-295.

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2018

Guy, E., Li, M. H., Allen, P. J. 2018. Effects of dietary protein levels on growth and body composition of juvenile (age-1) Black Buffalo Ictiobus niger. Aquaculture 492:67-72.

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2018

Guy, E. L., Allen, P. J. 2018. Evaluation of snail consumption by Black Buffalo Ictiobus niger. North American Journal of Aquaculture 80:24-25.

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2018

Burger, W. S., Ramee, S. W., Culpepper, C. M., Green, C. C., Allen, P. J. 2018. Demonstration of survival, growth, and reproduction of Gulf Killifish Fundulus grandis in freshwater ponds. North American Journal of Aquaculture 80:88-96.

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2018

Allen, P. J., DeVries, R. J., Fox, D. A., Gabitov, R., Anderson, W. G. 2018. Trace element and strontium isotopic analysis of Gulf Sturgeon fin rays to assess habitat use. Environmental Biology of Fishes 101:469-488.

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2017

Zhao, Y., Jackson, V., Ciaramella, M. A., Lolley, A. T., Allen, P. J., Schilling, M. W. 2017. Impact of marination, pre-harvest salt acclimation and sodium chloride concentration on the sensory acceptability of freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Aquaculture Research 48:2096-2101.

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2017

Omer, A. R., Moore, M. T., Krutz, L. J., Kroger, R., Czarnecki, J., Baker, B., Allen, P. J. 2017. Representation of solid and nutrient concentrations in irrigation water from tailwater-recovery systems by surface water grab samples. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering 143(11):06017013.

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2017

Allen, P. J., Haukenes, A., Lochmann, S. E. 2017. Similarity of osmoregulatory capacity in coastal and inland alligator gar. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 209:16-24.

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2017

Freeman, M. A., Coatney, K. T., Schilling, M. W., Allen, P. J., Ciaramella, M. 2017. Willingness-to-pay for value-added freshwater prawns. Aquaculture Economics and Management 21(4):419-432.

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2017

Schilling, M. W., Suman, S. P., Zhang, X., Nair, M. N., Desai, M. A., Cai, K., Ciaramella, M. A., Allen, P. J. 2017. Proteomic approach to characterize biochemistry of meat quality defects. Meat Science 132:131-138.

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2016

Omar-Ali, A., Baumgartner, W. A., Allen, P. J., Petrie-Hanson, L. 2016. Fine structure of the gas bladder of Alligator Gar, Atractosteus spatula. International Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Science 1(1):8.

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2016

Culpepper, C. M., Allen, P. J. 2016. Aquaculture Techniques for crappie, Pomoxis spp., culture. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 47(3):314-326.

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2016

Ciaramella, M. A., Nair, M. N., Suman, S. P., Allen, P. J., Schilling, M. W. 2016. Differential abundance of muscle proteome in cultured channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) subjected to ante-mortem stressors and its impact on fillet quality. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part D 20:10-18.

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2016

Ramee, S., Allen, P. J., Green, C. 2016. Effects of low salinities on osmoregulation, growth and survival of juvenile Gulf Killifish Fundulus grandis. North American Journal of Aquaculture 78:8-19.

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2016

Ramee, S. W., Allen, P. J. 2016. Freshwater influences on embryos, hatching and larval survival of euryhaline Gulf killifish Fundulus grandis and potential constraints on habitat distribution. Journal of Fish Biology 89:1466-1472.

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2016

Zhao, Y., Jackson, V., Ciaramella, M. A., Lolley, A. T., Allen, P. J., Schilling, M. W. 2016. Impact of marination, pre-harvest salt acclimation and sodium chloride concentration on the sensory acceptability of freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Aquaculture Research

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2016

Culpepper, C. M., Allen, P. J. 2016. White Crappie tank culture and out-of-season spawning. North American Journal of Aquaculture 78:374-383.

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2016

Ciaramella, M., Allen, P. J., Kim, T., Avery, J. L., Schilling, M. W. 2016. The effects of sequential environmental and harvest stressors on the sensory quality of cultured channel catfish fillets. Journal of Food Science 81(8):S2031-S2038.

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2015

Allen, P. J., Wise, D. J., Greenway, T., Khoo, L. H., Griffin, M. J., Jablonsky, M. 2015. Using 1-D 1 H and 2-D 1 H J-resolved NMR metabolomics to understand the effects of anemia in channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus). Metabolomics 11(5):1131-1143.

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2015

Allen, P. J. 2015. Using physiology for fish conservation: examples from primitive fishes. Journal of Fisheries Science and Technology

Extension Publications

Year Publications

Graduate Students

  • Matthew Nicholas
  • Jacob Moreland

Awards & Honors

  • The Regina and Glenn Doran Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Collaborative Practice
    Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University
  • Student Mentor Collaboration Award
    North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society
  • Finalist - Ralph E. Powe Research Excellence Award
    Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Office of the Vice President for Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University
  • Second place student oral presentation
    Physiological Insights Towards the Improvement of Fish Culture VI Symposium, Aquaculture 2022
  • Third place student oral presentation
    Physiological Insights Towards the Improvement of Fish Culture VI Symposium, Aquaculture 2022
  • Travel Assistance Grants for Graduate Students
    The Graduate School, Mississippi State University
  • Travel Assistance Grants for Graduate Students
    The Graduate School, Mississippi State University
  • Best student oral presentation
    Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
  • 2nd Place, MS Graduate Student Oral Presentation, College of Forest Resources and CVM
    Mississippi State University Graduate School Research Symposium 2022
  • 3rd Place, MS Graduate Student Oral Presentation, College of Forest Resources and CVM
    Mississippi State University Graduate School Research Symposium 2022
  • Best student oral presentation
    47th Annual Meeting of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
  • 2020 DAFVM Regions Bank Superior Faculty Award: International
    MSU Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine and Regions Bank
  • Best Student Abstract Award
    US Aquaculture Society and American Fisheries Society Fish Culture Section
  • Travel Award
    The Graduate School, Mississippi State University
  • Fulbright US Scholar Grant
    US Fulbright Commission, US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
  • American Fisheries Society Fish Culture Section Graduate Student Travel Award
    Fish Culture Section, American Fisheries Society
  • 2017 Graduate Student Award, College of Forest Resources and Forest and Wildlife Research Center
    Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine
  • 2017 Undergraduate Student Award, College of Forest Resources and Forest and Wildlife Research Center
    Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Runner up best student poster award
    US Aquaculture Society
  • 2015 Research Award
    College of Forest Resources
  • Maroon Institute for Writing Excellence (MIWE)
    Mississippi State University

Society Memberships

  • American Fisheries Society
  • Mississippi Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
  • North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Society
  • United States Aquaculture Society
  • United States Freshwater Prawn Growers Association, Inc.
  • World Aquaculture Society
  • World Sturgeon Conservation Society, North American Chapter