Evaluating soybean-based diets for cage-raised red drum

Waldemar Rossi Jr., Ph.D. Joseph R. Tomasso, Ph.D. Delbert M. Gatlin III, Ph.D.
red drum

Significant replacement of fishmeal possible while supporting production performance, health This study evaluated the replacement of fishmeal with soybean products in the diet of advanced juvenile red drum held in cages. The red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) is a carnivorous and highly prized marine fish. Various studies have evaluated plant-based diets for the species and have…

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  • Waldemar Rossi Jr., Ph.D.

    Waldemar Rossi Jr., Ph.D.

    Assistant Research Professor
    Aquaculture Research Center
    Kentucky State University
    103 Athletic Dr., Frankfort, KY 40601 USA


  • Joseph R. Tomasso, Ph.D.

    Joseph R. Tomasso, Ph.D.

    Director and Professor
    School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences
    203B Swingle Hall
    Auburn University,
    Auburn, AL 36849 USA


  • Delbert M. Gatlin III, Ph.D.

    Delbert M. Gatlin III, Ph.D.

    Regents Professor and Associate Department Head for Research and Graduate Programs
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences
    280 Wildlife, Fisheries, and Ecological Sciences Bldg. (WFES)
    Texas A&M University System
    College Station, TX 77843-2258 USA