Maximus Hogfish, Lachnolaimus Maximus, Successfully Aquacultured by UF/IFAS Indian River Research & Education Center

Maximus hogfish,  Lachnolaimus maximus, at Dr. Ohs Lab, UF/IFAS Indian River Research & Education Center At the end of January 2020, Dr. Ohs' Lab at the UF/IFAS Indian River Research…

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UF/IFAS TAL Continues to Advance Aquaculture Protocols for Melanurus Wrasse, Halichoeres melanurus

Update: 21 February 2020 From UF/IFAS TAL PhD student Casey Murray: The Melanurus wrasse cohort is currently 139 dph and we settled collectively 78 individual wrasses from that single batch…

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UF/IFAS IRREC Accepting Applications for Graduate Research Assistantship

Graduate Research Assistantship ‐ Marine Ornamental Fish Aquaculture Start: No later than August 16, 2019 (Fall semester) but prefer earlier as an hourly employee Program: Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (Dr.…

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UF/IFAS TAL Accepting Applications for Student Summer Internship

Student Summer 2019 Internship- Marine Ornamental Aquaculture Start: May 28, 2019 (Flexible) Application Deadline: May 22, 2019 Description The UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab (TAL) in Ruskin, Florida is accepting applications…

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Successful Aquaculture of the Banded Butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus!

Photo credit: Twilight Zone Expedition Team 2007, NOAA-OER The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center, with Rising Tide Conservation, is pleased to announce the successful aquaculture of the banded…

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UF/IFAS TAL Looks to Algae to Reduce First Larval Feeding Bottleneck
UF/IFAS TAL Looks to Algae to Reduce First Larval Feeding Bottleneck

UF/IFAS TAL Looks to Algae to Reduce First Larval Feeding Bottleneck

Treatments from current experiments examining the effect of adding algae to reduce first larval feeding bottleneck. Three species of algae are being tested (Pictured from left to right; Tetraselmis chuii,…

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