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Register Now for "Introduction to Aquaculture" Workshop

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Do you have an interest in the development or growth of aquaculture-related businesses? Want more information? Join us for this public workshop. Speakers will present on the status of aquaculture in Florida, pros and cons of specific business ventures, and provide an overview of state regulations and resources.

• When: June 12, 2013, from 10 am to 4 pm
• Where: Weedon Island Preserve, 1800 Weedon Drive NE, St Petersburg
• Cost: $10

Speakers/Topics (Tentative):

Florida Aquaculture Overview
   Cortney Ohs – UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Aquaculture Specialist, Indian River Research and Education Center

Investing in Florida Aquaculture: Pitfalls to Avoid
   Chuck Adams – UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Marine Economics Specialist, UF Department of Food and Resources Economics

State Permitting/ Best Management Practices
   Chad Evers - FDACS Division of Aquaculture

Shellfish Aquaculture in Florida
   Leslie Sturmer - UF/ IFAS Florida Sea Grant Statewide Shellfish Aquaculture Agent

Aquaponics
   LeRoy Creswell – Florida Sea Grant Regional Marine Education Coordinator

Marine Ornamentals in Florida
   Carlos Martinez – UF/IFAS Aquaculture Extension Agent, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Baitfish Aquaculture
   Cortney Ohs – UF/IFAS Florida Sea Grant Aquaculture Specialist, Indian River Research and Education Center

Fish Health Management
   Roy Yanong - V.M.D. UF/IFAS Extension Veterinarian, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

Additional Contact Information

Libby Carnahan

Sea Grant Extension Agent,, UF/IFAS Pinellas County

(727) 453-6522
lcarnahan@ufl.edu