Douros, J.D., Baltzegar D.A., Breves, J.P., Lerner D.T., Seale, A.P. Grau E.G., and Borski R.J. 2014. Prolactin is a major inhibitor of hepatic Leptin A synthesis and secretion: studies utilizing a homologous Leptin A ELISA in the tilapia. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 207:86-93. pii: S0016-6480(14)00080-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2014.03.007.

Picha, M.E., Biga, P.G., Galt, N., McGinty, A.S., Gross, K., Hedgpeth, V.S., Siopes, T.D., and Borski, R.J. 2014. Overcompensation of Circulating and Local Insulin-like Growth Factor-I During Catch-Up Growth in Hybrid Striped Bass (Morone chrysops X Morone saxatilis) Following Temperature and Feeding Manipulation. Aquaculture. 428-429:174-183.

Baltzegar, D.A., Reading, B.J, Douros, J.D., and Borski R.J. 2014. Role for leptin in promoting glucose mobilization during acute hyperosmotic stress in teleost fishes. Journal of Endocrinology. 220:61-72 doi: 10.1530/JOE-13-0292.

Mankiewicz, J.L., Godwin, J., Holler, B.L., Turner, P.M., Murashige, R., Shamey, R., Daniels, H.V. and Borski, R.J. (2013) Masculinizing effect of background color and cortisol in a flatfish with environmental sex determination. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53(4):755-765. doi: 10.1093/icb/ict093.

Johnstone III, W.M., Mills, K.A., Alyea, R.A., Thomas, P., and Borski, R.J. 2013. Characterization of Membrane Receptor Binding Activity for Cortisol in the Liver and Kidney of the Euryhaline Teleost, Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 192:107-114. doi:pii: S0016-6480(13)00301-8. 10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.06.025.

Duffy T.A., Picha M.E., Borski R.J., and Conover D.O. (2013). Circulating levels of plasma IGF-I during recovery from size-selective harvesting in Menidia menidia. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (A Mol Integr Physiol.). 166:222-227. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2013.06.001.

Won, E.T. and Borski R.J. Endocrine Regulation of Compensatory Growth in Fish. (2013). Frontiers in Endocrinology (Lausanne). 4:74. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2013.00074.

Baltzegar D.A., Reading B.J., Brune E.S. and Borski R.J. (2013). Phylogenetic revision of the claudin gene family. Marine Genomics. 11:17-26. doi:pii: S1874-7787(13)00039-1. 10.1016/j.margen.2013.05.001.

Seale A.P., Yamaguchi Y., Johnstone III W.M., Borski R.J., Lerner D.T. and Grau E.G. (2013). Endocrine regulation of prolactin cell function and modulation of osmoreception in the Mozambique tilapia. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 192:191-203 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2013.05.011.

Won, E.T., Baltzegar, D.A., Picha, M.E. and Borski, R.J. (2012). Cloning and characterization of leptin in striped bass (Morone saxatillis): Feeding inhibition and regulation by nutritional state. General and Comparative Endocrinology 178:98-107. 10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.04.019.

Grau, E.G., Nishioka, R.S., Bern, A., Hirano, T., Borski, R., Clarke, C., Foskett, K. Guillette Jr., L.J., Iguchi, T., Jones, L.A., Loretz, C., McCormick, S., MacLachlan, A., Mason, C.A., Mills, K.T., Nagahama, Y., Nicoll, C.S., Richman, N.H., Sheridan, M., Specker, J.L., Sullivan, J.J., Turner, T., and Young, G. (2012). In memory of Professor Howard A. Bern. General and Comparative Endocrinology 176:121-123.

Brown, C.L., Vera Cruz, E.M, Bolivar, R.B. and Borski, R.J. (2012). Production, growth, and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) gene expression as an instantaneous growth indicator in Nile Tilapia Oreochromis niloticus (L.) In “Functional Genomics in Aquaculture”. Marco, S and Liu, Z.(eds.) John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 79-89.

Vera Cruz, E.M. Valdez, M.B., Bolívar, R.B., and Borski, R.J. (2011). Duration of appetite inhibition predicts social dominance in the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus L. p. 86-94. In Liping L. and and Fitzsimmons K. (eds.). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. April 21-24. Shanghai, China. 407 p

Borski, R.J., Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.B.T., Sayco, R.M.V., Arueza, R.L.B., Stark, C.R., and Ferket, P.R. (2011). Fishmeal-free diets improve the cost effectiveness of culturing Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L.) in ponds under an alternate day feeding strategy. p 95-101. In Liping L. and and Fitzsimmons K. (eds.). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. April 21-24. Shanghai, China. 407 p

Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.B.T., Sayco, R.M.V., and Borski, R.J. (2011). Supplemental Feeding of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus L.) in Fertilized Ponds using Combined Feed Reduction Strategies. p 268-274. In Liping L. and and Fitzsimmons K. (eds.). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. April 21-24. Shanghai, China. 407 p

Jamandre, W.E., Hatch, U., Bolivar, R.B., and Borski, R.J. (2011). Improving the supply chain of tilapia industry in the Philippines. p.132-150. In Liping L. and and Fitzsimmons K. (eds.). Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. April 21-24. Shanghai, China. 407 p

Killerich, P., Tipsmark, C.K., Borski, R.J., Madsen, S.S. (2011). Differential effects of cortisol and 11-deoxycorticosterone on ion-transport protein mRNA levels in gills of two euryhaline teleosts, Mossambique tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) and striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Journal of Endocrinology. 209:115-126. DOI: 10.1530/JOE-10-0326.

Tipsmark C.K., Mahmmoud, Y.A., Borski, R.J. and Madsen, S.S. (2010). FXYD-11 associates with Na+,K+-ATPase in the gill of Atlantic salmon: Regulation and localization in relation to changed ion-regulatory status. American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory and Integrative Comparative Physiology (doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00015.2010).

Duffy, T.A., Picha, M.E., Won, E.T. Borski, R.J., McElroy, A.E. and Conover, D.O. (2010). Ontogenesis of gonadal aromatase gene expression in Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) populations with genetic and temperature-dependent sex determination. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 313A: 421-431.

Ozden, O., Black, B.L., Tipsmark, C.K., Ashwell, C.M., Borski, R.J. and Grubb, B.J. (2010). Developmental Profile of Claudin-3, -5, and -16 Proteins in the Epithelium of Chick Intestine. Anatomical Records (Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology). 293:1175-1183.

Borski, R.J., Luckenbach J.A. and Godwin, J. (2010) Flatfish as Model Research Animals: Metamorphosis and Sex Determination. In “Practical Flatfish Culture and Stock Enhancement”. Daniels, H and Watanabe, W. (eds). Wiley-Blackwell, Ames IA USA. pp. 286-302.

Picha, M.E., Strom, C.N., Riley, L.G., Walker, A.A., Won, E.T. Johnstone, W.M. and Borski, R.J. (2009). Plasma ghrelin and growth hormone regulation in response to metabolic state in hybrid striped bass: Effects of feeding, ghrelin and insulin-like growth factor-I on in vivo and in vitro GH secretion. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 161:365-372.

Luckenbach, J.A., Borski, R.J., Daniels, H.V., and Godwin, J. (2009). Sex Determination in Flatfishes: Mechanisms and Environmental Influences. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 20:256-263.

Uchida, K., Moriyama, S., Breves, J.P., Fox, B.K., Pierce, A.L., Borski, R.J., Hirano, T., and Grau, E.G. (2009) cDNA cloning and isolation of somatolactin in Mozambique tilapia and effects of seawater acclimation, confinement stress, and fasting on its pituitary expression. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 161:162-170.

Colburn H.R., Nardi G.C., Borski, R.J., and Berlinsky, D.L. (2009). Induced Meiotic Gynogenesis and Sex Differentiation in Summer Flounder (Paralichthys dentatus). Aquaculture. 289:175-180.

Bolivar, R.B., Jimenez, E.T., Sayco, R.M.V., Argueza, R.L.B., Bolivar, H.L., Dadag, L.B., Taduan, A.G., and Borski, R.J. (2009). Nile Tilapia Fingerlings From Varied Systems Deliver Similar Growout Performance. Global Aquaculture Advocate, September/October: 96-98.

Picha, M.E., Turano, M.J., Tipsmark, C.K. Borski, R.J. (2008) Regulation of Endocrine and Paracrine Sources of Insulin-like Growth Factors and Growth Hormone Receptor During Compensatory Growth in a Teleost Fish. Journal of Endocrinology. 199:81-94.

Turano, M.J., Borski, R.J., and Daniels H.V. (2008) Effects of cyclic feeding on compensatory growth of hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxitilis) foodfish and water quality in production ponds. Aquaculture Research. 39:1514-1523.

Tipsmark, C.K., Luckenbach, J.A., Madsen, S.S., Kiilerich, P., and Borski, R.J. (2008) Osmoregulation and expression of ion transport proteins and putative claudins in the gill of southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 150:265–273.

Picha, M.E., Turano, M.J. Beckman, B.R., Borski, R.J. (2008) Hormonal biomarkers of growth and applications to aquaculture: A mini-review of growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor-I and IGF binding proteins as growth indicators in fish. North American Journal of Aquaculture 70:196–211.

Tipsmark, C.K*., Baltzegar, D.A.*, Ozden, O., Grubb, B.J., Borski, R.J. (2008) Salinity regulates claudin mRNA and protein expression in the teleost gill. American Journal of Physiology (Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Biology): 294:R1004-R1014. *C.K.Tipsmark and D.A. Baltzegar contributed equally as first authors to this article.

Tipsmark, C.K., Strom, C.N., Bailey, S.T. Borski, R.J. (2008) Leptin stimulates pituitary prolactin release through an extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK) dependent pathway. Journal of Endocrinology.196, 275–281.

Bolivar, R.B., Bolivar, H.L., Sayco, R.V., Jimenez, E.T. , Argueza, R.B., Dadag, L.B., Taduan, A.G., and Borski, R.J. (2008). Growth Evaluation, Sex Conversion Rate and Percent Survival of Nile Tilapia Fingerlings in Earthen Ponds. From the Pharaohs to the Future. Volume 1. Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Tilapia in Aquaculture. Elgobashy, H., K. Fitzsimmons and A. Diab (editors). 2008. Cairo, Egypt. p. 403-413.

Turano, M.J., Borski, R.J., and Daniels H.V. (2007) Compensatory growth in pond-reared hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M. saxitilis) fingerlings. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 38:250-261.

Luckenbach, J.A., Murashige, R., Daniels, H.V., Godwin, J., and Borski, R.J. (2007) Temperature affects insulin-like growth factor-I and growth of juvenile southern flounder, Paralichthys lethostigma. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (Part A: Molecular, Integrative Physiology). 146:95-104.

Madsen, S.S., Jensen, L.N., Tipsmark, C.K., Kiilerich, P., and Borski, R.J. (2007) Differential regulation of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator and Na+,K+-ATPase in gills of striped bass, Morone saxatilis: effect of salinity and hormones. Journal of Endocrinology 192:249-260.

Tipsmark, C.K., Luckenbach, J.A., Madsen, S.S. and Borski, R.J. (2007). IGF-I and branchial IGF receptor expression and localization during salinity acclimation in striped bass. Am J Physiol (Regul Integr Comp Physiol) 292: R535–R543.

Morgan, A.J., Murashige, R., Woolridge, C., Luckenbach, J.A, Watanabe W.O., Borski R.J., and Daniels, H.V. (2006). Effective UV dose and pressure shock for induction of meiotic gynogenesis in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) using black sea bass (Centropristis striata) sperm. Aquaculture, 259:290-299.

Picha, M.E., Silverstein, J.T. and Borski, R.J. (2006). Discordant regulation of hepatic IGF-I mRNA and circulating IGF-I during compensatory growth in a teleost, the hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops X M. saxatilis). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 147:196-205.

Vera Cruz, E.M., Brown, C.L., Luckenbach, J.A., Picha, M.E., Bolivar, R.B., and Borski, R.J. (2006) Insulin-like growth factor-I cDNA cloning, gene expression and potential use as a growth rate indicator in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Aquaculture, 251:585-595.

Luckenbach, J.A., Early, L.W., Rowe, A.H., Borski, R.J., Daniels, H.V. and Godwin, J. (2005) Aromatase cytochrome P450: Cloning, intron variation, and ontogeny of gene expression in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma). Journal of Experimental Zoology, 303A (8): 643-656.

Skalski, G.T., Picha, M.E., Gilliam, J.F. and Borski, R.J. (2005) Variable intake, compensatory growth and increased growth efficiency in fish: models and mechanisms. Ecology, 86 (6): 1452-1462.

Tipsmark, C.K., Weber, G.M., Strom, C. N., Grau, E.G., Hirano, T., and Borski, R. J. (2005) Involvement of phospholipase C and intracellular calcium signaling in the gonadotropin-releasing hormone regulation of prolactin release from lactotrophs of tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 142 (1-2): 227-233.

Tipsmark C. K., Madsen S.S. and Borski, R.J. (2004) Expression of branchial ion transporters in striped bass (Morone saxatilis): response to salinity changes. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 301A (12): 979-991.

Luckenbach, J.A., Godwin, J., Daniels, H.V., Beasley, J.M., Sullivan C.V. and Borski, R.J. (2004) Induction of diploid gynogenesis in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) with homologous and heterologous sperm. Aquaculture 237:499-516.

Hyde, G.N., Seale, A.P., Grau, E.G., and Borski, R.J. (2004) Cortisol rapidly suppresses intracellular calcium and voltage-gated calcium channel activity in prolactin cells. American Journal of Physiology (Endocrinology and Metabolism), 286(4):E626-633.

Borski, R.J. and Hodson, R.G. (2003) Fish Research and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. ILAR J. (National Research Council) 44:286-294.

Dean, D.B., Whitlow, Z. and Borski, R.J. (2003) Glucocorticoid receptor upregulation during seawater adaptation in a euryhaline teleost, the tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 132:112-118.

Luckenbach, J.A., Godwin, J., Daniels, H.V. and Borski, R.J. (2003) Gonadal differentiation and effects of temperature on sex determination in southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma). Aquaculture 216: 315-327.

Godwin, J., Luckenbach, J.A., and Borski, R.J. (2003) Ecology meets endocrinology: Environmental sex determination in fishes. Evolution & Development. 5:40-49.

Fruchtman, S., McVey, D.C., and Borski, R.J. (2002) Characterization of pituitary insulin-like growth factor I receptors: Modulation of prolactin and growth hormone. American Journal of Physiology, 283: R468-476.

Borski, R.J., Hyde, G.N., and Fruchtman, S. (2002) Signal transduction mechanisms mediating rapid, nongenomic effects of cortisol on prolactin release. Steroids 67: 539-548.

Luckenbach, J.A., Godwin, J.R., Daniels, H.V., and Borski, R.J. (2002) Optimization of North American flounder culture: A controlled breeding scheme. World Aquaculture, 33:40-46.

Fruchtman, S., Gift, B., Howes, B., and Borski, R.J. (2001) Insulin-like growth factor-I augments prolactin and inhibits growth hormone release through distinct as well as overlapping cellular signaling pathways. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 129: 237-242.

Borski, R.J., Hyde, G.N., Fruchtman, S., and Tsai, W.S. (2001) Cortisol suppresses prolactin release through a nongenomic mechanism involving interactions with the plasma membrane. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 129:533-541.

Fruchtman, S., Jackson, L., and Borski, R.J. (2000) Insulin-like growth factor I disparately regulates prolactin and growth hormone synthesis and secretion: Studies utilizing the teleost pituitary model. Endocrinology, 141: 2886-2894.

Borski, R.J. Fruchtman, S., Hyde, G.N., Mita, M., and Nagahama, Y. (2000). Steroid and insulin-like growth factor-I regulation of prolactin cell activity in teleosts. Proceedings of the Japan Society of Comparative Endocrinology, Noto, Kanazawa, Japan (eds. Sasayama, Y. and Suzuki, N.) 15:3-4.

Borski, R. J., Tsai, W. DeMott-Friberg, R., and Barkan, A. (2000) Induction of GH mRNA by Pulsatile GHRH in Rats is Pattern-Specific. American Journal of Physiology (Endocrinology and Metabolism) 278: E885-E891.

Borski, R.J. (2000) Nongenomic, membrane actions of glucocorticoids in vertebrates. Trends Endocrinology and Metabolsim. 11: 427-436.

Daniels, H.V. and Borski, R.J. (1998). Effects of low salinity on growth and survival of Southern flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma) larvae and juveniles. Nutrition and Technical Development of Aquaculture. Eds. WH Howell, BJ Keller, PK Park, JP McVey, K Takayanagi and Y. Uekita Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth U.S.-Japan Aquaculture Symposium. Durham, New Hampshire USA. 26: 187-191.

Borski, R. J., Tsai, W. S., Friberg, R.D., Barkan, A.L. (1996) Regulation of Somatic Growth and the Somatotrophic Axis by Gonadal Steroids: Primary Effect on Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Gene Expression and Secretion. Endocrinology, 137: 3253-3259.

Ron, B., Zohar, Y., Borski, R.J., Young, G. and Grau, E.G (1995). Effects of Dorsal Aorta Cannulation on Plasma Cortisol and Stress Parameters in the Euryhaline Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Aquaculture 135: 213.

Gargosky, S.E., Breier, B.H., Borski, R.J., Mulcahy, J. and Barnard, R. (1995). Upregulation of GH receptor and GH binding protein during pregnancy in the GH deficient rat. Endocrine. 3: 813-817.

Yoshikawa, J. S. M., Borski, R. J. and Grau, E. G. (1995). The Effects of Acclimation Salinity and In Vitro Medium Osmotic Pressure on the Incorporation of 3H-Leucine into the Two Prolactins of the Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 271: 331-339.

Borski, R. J., Yoshikawa, J.S.M., Madsen, S.S., Nishioka, R.S., Zabetian, C., Bern, H.A., and Grau, E.G. (1994). Effects of Environmental Salinity on Pituitary Growth Hormone Content and Cell Activity in the Euryhaline Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 95: 483-494.

Grau, E.G., Richman, N.H. and Borski, R.J. (1994) Osmoreception and simple endocrine reflex of the prolactin cell of the tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. In: Perspectives in Comparative Endocrinology. (K.G. Davey, R.E. Peter and S.S. Tobe, eds.). Natl. Res. Council of Canada, Ottawa. pp. 251-256.

Holland, K. M. and Borski, R. J. (1993). A Palatability Bioassay for Determining Ingestive Stimuli in the Marine Shrimp, Panaeus vannamei. Aquaculture, 109: 153-164.

Borski, R. J., Hansen, M. U., Nishioka, R. S. and Grau, E. G. (1992). Differential Processing of the Two Prolactins of the Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus, in Relation to Environmental Salinity. Journal of Experimental Zoology, 264:46-54.

Helms, L. M. H., Grau, E. G. and Borski, R. J. (1991). Effects of Osmotic Pressure and Somatostatin on the cAMP Messenger System of the Osmosensitive Prolactin Cell of a Teleost Fish, the Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 83:111-117.

Borski, R. J., Helms, L. M. H., Richman, N. H. and Grau, E. G. (1991). Cortisol Rapidly Reduces Prolactin Release and cAMP and 45Ca2+ Accumulation in the Cichlid Fish Pituitary in vitro. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences-USA, 88: 2758-2762.