1705Bill shelton was a member of the faculty from 1971 to 1982 when he left for a position at the university of oklahoma. he was the assistant leader, alabama cooperative fishery research unit, u.s. fish and wildlife service during his time a auburn. research emphasis in aquaculture has been on reproductive biology and seed production. this has involved various phases of induced spawning as well as control of unwanted reproduction. the former has included paddlefish, sturgeon, channel cat and tilapia.