Aquaculture Research

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John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Thomas K. Hill
Fisheries and aquaculture



UTIA Research Presence Expands in Belize, 7/5/2018

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Intro to Biosystems Engineering 
Can we get more food, water, energy? Can we solve the problem of environmental degradation, drought, famine? Is it even possible? YES! Through Agricultural and Biological Engineers.


Recent Publications

Habitat and Population Assessments of the Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Reintroduced to the Upper Tennessee River.  Daniel J. Walker  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Repeated detections of ranaviruses in aquaculture and the development of improved molecular tools.  Steckler, N., J. Wellehan, S. Frasca, R. Whittington, P. Hick, E. Ariel, A. Toffan, R. Holopainen, J. Jancovich, N. Olesen, D. L. Miller, et al.  2015.  third International Symposium on Ranavirusses, Gainesvill, FL May 30 to June 1.

Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulates): An Emerging Candidate for Multiple Purpose Aquaculture.  Strange, R. J.  2011.  Annual Meeting of American Fisheries Society, Seattle, Washington.