Adjunct Professor
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Research and Teaching Interests: Aquatic Science, Aquaculture

Office Hours: By appointment

Education:
  • BS, Bowling Green State University, Biology
  • MS, UAB, Biology
  • PhD, UAB, Biology

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  • Hammer HS, Watts SA, Powell ML, "Species Profile: Sea Urchins of the Southern Region," Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Publication (No. 7211, 2013).
  • Gibbs VK, Powell ML, Hammer HS, Jones WT, Watts SA, "Evaluation of menhaden oil and soybean oil levels in purified diets on growth and gonad production in adult sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus," North American Journal of Aquaculture (2012).
  • Hammer HS, Watts SA, Powell ML, Jones W, Gibbs VK, Lawrence JM, Lawrence AL, "The effect of dietary protein concentration on the growth and gonad production of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus," J. World Aquaculture 43 (No. 2, 2012):145-58.
  • Jones WT, Powell ML, Gibbs VK, Hammer HS, Lawrence JM, Fox J, Lawrence AL, Watts SA, "The Effect of Dietary Selenium on Weight Gain and Gonad Production in the Sea Urchin, Lytechinus variegatus," Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 41 (No. 5, 2010):675-86.
  • Jones WJ, Powell ML, Gibbs VK, Hammer HS, Watts SA, Lawrence AL, Lawrence JM, "Evaluation of the effect of dietary zinc, iron, and manganese supplementation on growth and survival of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus," in Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, eds. Harris LG, Boettger SA, Walker CW, Lesser MP (CRC Press/Balkema, 2010), 385-90.
  • Gibbs VK, Powell ML, Hammer HS, Jones WT, Watts SA, Lawrence AL, Lawrence JM, "Effects of dietary phospholipids and cholesterol on growth and organ production in the sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus," in Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, eds. Harris LG, Boettger SA, Walker CW, Lesser MP (CRC Press/Balkema, 2010), 369-75.
  • Powell ML, Jones WT, Gibbs VK, Hammer HS, Watts SA, Lawrence JM, Lawrence AL, "Effect of dietary calcium, magnesium and phosphorus on growth of the sea urchin Lytechinus variegatus," in Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, eds. Harris LG, Boettger SA, Walker CW, Lesser MP (CRC Press/Balkema, 2010), 391-96.
  • Hammer HS, Powell ML, Gibbs VK, Jones WT, Watts SA, Lawrence AL, Lawrence JM, D’Abramo LR, "Effect of dietary menhaden oil and soy oil on consumption, somatic growth and gonad production of the sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus," in Proceedings of the 12th International Echinoderm Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, eds. Harris LG, Boettger SA, Walker CW, Lesser MP (CRC Press/Balkema, 2010), 377-83.
  • Zebrafish Husbandry Association
  • American Association of Laboratory Animal Scientists
  • US Freshwater Prawn and Shrimp Growers Association
  • Alabama Catfish Producers
  • Florida Aquaculture Association
  • Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology
  • International Association of Astacology
  • Crustacean Society
  • World Aquaculture Society
  • US Aquaculture Society
  • American Tilapia Association
  • Alabama Fisheries Association
  • Alabama Association of Catfish Producers
  • Sigma Xi