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Marine Economist

PO Box 110240
Gainesville, FL 32611-0240
FAX: 352-392-3646


Dr. Adams provides educational programs and applied research results concerning marine economics to various marine industry sectors in Florida. Audience groups include marine aquaculturists, commercial and recreational fishers, state/federal marine resource regulators, seafood dealers, marine-related business owners, and interested general public. Information provided to these groups assists in making business-related and resource management decisions that provide for the sustainable use of Florida’s marine resources.


  • Fishery management economics
  • Marine aquaculture financial analysis
  • Economic impact analysis of marine industries
  • Seafood demand analysis

Outreach Programs

Marine fishery management, marine aquaculture feasibility analysis and marine industry economic contribution.


  • PhD, Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida
  • MS, Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University
  • BS, Fisheries Science, Texas A&M University
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