Aquaculture Program / Animal Science Department
email@example.com -- Fred Binkowski, Aquaculture Outreach Specialist
firstname.lastname@example.org -- Dr. James Hurley, Current Director of the Sea Grant Institute
Phone (608) 262-0905 -- University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Fax (608) 262-0591
666 Animal Sciences
1675 Observatory Dr
Madison, WI 53706
1975 Willow Drive, 2nd Floor
Madison, WI 53706-1177
Madison, Wisconsin, 53706
UW-Madison aquaculture education and research span a wide range of disciplines -- animal science, veterinary medicine, endocrinology, genetics, physiology, nutrition, limnology and engineering -- cooperating to bolster aquaculture in Wisconsin. Together with Sea Grant Advisory Services, researchers provide on-site consultations and work closely with fish farmers, food manufacturers and private-sector investors.
Studies fish farming, fish growth, fish reproduction, fish nutrition, and sport fish propagation. Program is part of the Food Science Department, School of Natural Resources, and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW-Madison.
Aquaculture research is currently focusing on genetics, control of sex and reproduction, stress physiology, disease resistance and other aspects of fish health and growth. Additionally, applied studies aim to improve on established fish culture methods and develop new and innovative strategies and procedures.
The UW-Madison Aquaculture Program receives help and cooperation from private-sector investors, industry and the following organizations:
- UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
- UW-Madison College of Engineering
- University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
- Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
- Wisconsin Aquaculture Association
- Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
- Great Lakes Fishery Commission
- Great Lakes Water Institute