|2017||Ronald B. Johnson
For conducting scientific studies and gaining approval for use of taurine as an essential ingredient in fish feeds.
For leading development, management, dissemination and teaching of R4SS to improve the assessment and management of our nation's fisheries resources.
Michael Rust, Ken Massee, Thomas Wade, Matthew Cook
For development and transfer of sablefish hatchery technology to industry and establishment of sablefish as a new marine species for aquaculture in the U.S
For development and commercialization of a process to transform fish processing wastes into high quality fish meal and oil for aquaculture feeds.
Bich-Thuy Eberhart, Vera Trainer, and Jack Wekell
For development and commercialization of rapid cost-effective kit to detect algal toxins which threaten human health in U.S. coastal waters.
Dr. Jerry Babbitt
For innovative research that included development of a new process that employs decanter centrifuge technology for the manufacture of surimi (minced fish flesh).