- Pre-eminent shrimp pathologist with
complete diagnostic research facility at
University of Arizona.
- Prestigious scientist within US Marine
Shrimp Farming Consortium who developed the
stocks of SPF P. vannamei that now are
sweeping throughout the shrimp farming
- First to detect and develop definitive
tests for numerous shrimp viral diseases.
- Member of ICES, an international body
that develops policies for control of
At the present time, Dr Don Lightner is
Technical Advisor and co-owner of Integrated
Aquaculture International, LLC