Dr. Lora Petrie-Hanson

Dr. Lora Petrie-Hanson


  • Comparative Biomedical Sciences


  • Associate Professor





  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Veterinary Medicine and Science, Mississippi State University, 1998
  • Master of Science (M.S.), Fisheries Management, Auburn University, 1984
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Biological Sciences, Auburn University, 1981


Journal Article

  • Effects of Aeromonas sobria on physiology and fillet quality of market-sized Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 2021
  • Changes in physiology and stress responses of pellet-reared largemouth bass fed live-forage diets. North American Journal of Aquaculture. Volume 82, Pages 3-23. 2020
  • An assessment of red fillet prevalence in the catfish industry. Aquaculture. Volume 507, Pages 203-210. 2019
  • Fin healing and regeneration in sturgeon. Journal of Fish Biology. Volume 93, Pages 917-930. 2018
  • Differential gene expression following TLR stimulation in rag1-/- mutant zebrafish tissues and morphological descriptions of lymphocyte-like cell populations. PLoS One. Volume 12, Issue 9, Page e0184077. 2017
  • Fine structure of the gas bladder of Alligator Gar, Atractosteus spatulaInternational Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Science. Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 8. 2016


Oral Presentation

  • "Catfish responses to pond and harvest stressors and consequences for muscle quality." World Aquaculture Society, Aquaculture America 2019, World Aquaculture Society, New Orleans, LA. 2019
  • "Environment, handling, and bacterial effects on catfish muscle quality." NWAC Fall Seminar, National Warmwater Aquaculture Center, Okolona, MS. 2018
  • "Environmental, handling and bacterial effects on catfish and consequences for muscle quality." 13th International Congress on the Biology of Fish, American Fisheries Society Physiology Section, Calgary, Alberta. 2018
  • "Fin healing following injury or sampling." Aquaculture America 2016, World Aquaculture Society, Las Vegas, NV. 2016