"SAVING THE OCEAN ONE FRY AT A TIME"
Rising Tide Conservation is dedicated to developing and promoting aquaculture of marine ornamental fish species through the collaborative efforts of researchers, public aquaria, hobbyists, pet industry professionals, and conservation groups. Rising Tide Conservation facilitates sustainability in the aquarium industry by supporting marine ornamental fish aquaculture research in order to reduce the impacts of wild fish collection on fish populations and the coral reefs where they live.
Rising Tide Conservation works towards its mission through full and partial funding of marine ornamental fish aquaculture research, both to develop initial aquaculture protocols and to optimize aquaculture protocols for commercial use.
Further, Rising Tide Conservation is supporting the next wave of aquaculture researchers and aquarists by funding graduate students and supporting professional development through internships and externships with our partners in the aquarium industry.
The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, with Rising Tide Conservation, is pleased to announce the successful aquaculture of the copperband butterflyfish, Chelmon rostratus! This success was achieved by the hard work of Dr. Cortney Ohs, Katie McCord (RTC funded MS student), Morgan Bronson (MS student), Audrey Beany (Biologist),
Yellow tang, Zebrasoma flavescens, Research Updates from Grant Recipient at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University.
Yellow tangs at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University Grant recipient Katie Hiew will be sharing updates on her Master’s thesis work with yellow tang broodstock at the Oceanic Institute of Hawaii Pacific University under the advisement of Dr. Chad Callan. 30 April 2021 “We have been busy the last month
MS Graduate Research Assistantship ‐ Marine Ornamental Aquaculture Start: August 15, 2021 (Fall semester)Program: Fisheries and Aquatic SciencesDeadline: May 21, 2021 or as soon as a suitable candidate is identified The UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab is currently seeking applicants for a two year, MS research assistantship investigating production methods for