Joseph Christensen

Title Research Associate
Department School of Renewable Natural Resources
Address 1 103 Aquatic Germplasm and Genetic Resources Center
Baton Rouge, LA 70820
Phone 225-578-6257

Christensen, J. M. and T. R. Tiersch. (1994). Standardization of ultraviolet irradiation of channel catfish sperm. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 25:571-575.

Christensen, J. M. and T. R. Tiersch. (1996). Refrigerated storage of channel catfish sperm. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 27:340-346.

Malone, R. F., K. A. Rusch, and J. M. Christensen. (1996). Design of recirculating crawfish systems employing expandable granular biofilters. Aquacultural Engineering Society Proceedings II: Successes and Failures in Commercial Recirculating Aquaculture. Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service 98:467-480.

Christensen, J. M. and T. R. Tiersch. (1997). Cryopreservation of channel catfish spermatazoa: effect of cryoprotectant, straw size, and formulation of extender. Theriogenology 47:639-645.

Rusch, K. A., Christensen, J. M., Melancon, E., Kilgen, M. B., and R. F. Malone. (1997) The use of an upwelling wetland system to polish coastal camp wastewaters. Barataria-Terrebonne Environmental Technology and Business Expo, Thibodaux , LA.

Christensen, J. M., K. A. Rusch, and R. F. Malone. (2000) Development of a model describing accumulation of color and subsequent destruction by ozone in a freshwater recirculating aquaculture system. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 31:167-174.

General oversight and maintenance of Genetics lab at ARS, including coordination of graduate students, student workers, post-docs, etc., maintenance of lab equipment, maintenance of lab supplies, maintenance of computer systems, and assistance with research projects related to cryopreservation, flow-cytometry, and other aspects of aquaculture genetics.

BS in Aquaculture, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
MS in Fisheries, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

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