As part of a 2018 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative to support the advancement of aquaculture in the U.S., two Florida Sea Grant researchers have been awarded more than $1 million by NOAA Sea Grant for projects in both fish and shellfish farming.
In his new role, Encomio will be developing educational programming related to coastal habitat restoration, living shorelines, restoration aquaculture and water quality.
The President’s budget has been released and it proposes elimination of the Sea Grant program.
This competition is designed to foster the expansion of a sustainable U.S. ocean, coastal and Great Lakes aquaculture sector.
The funding is part of $9.3 million NOAA has awarded to spur the growth of U.S. aquaculture.
The workshop “Red Tide Stinks! Shellfish Industry Strategies for dealing with Harmful Algae Blooms,” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2017.
Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS are hosting a free workshop in Cedar Key for hatchery operators and personnel to address issues associated with the production of shellfish seed.
The effort undertaken by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America will promote more widespread publication of marine aquaculture research through open access journals.
Aquaculturist Kevan Main will be recognized as one of 12 “Champions of Change” for her development of re-circulating systems that farm marine fish while fertilizing salt-loving plants.
In his more than 15 years at Florida Sea Grant, LeRoy Creswell has managed a volunteer-based program to restore degraded oyster reefs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon.