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Juvenile blue tangs

Marine Fish Breeding Spotlighted

First blue tang juvenile fish to be bred in captivity at the UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Lab in Ruskin, Florida. Photo taken 7/19/16.

Fox 13 recently visited the Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory to showcase the research being performed on marine fish breeding.  The lab is the first to successfully breed blue tangs, among other fish.  The news station spoke with faculty, staff, and graduate students about some of the requirements needed to produce these fish in captivity.  To see the entire segment, visit Fox 13 Tampa Bay:  https://www.fox13news.com/news/ruskin-lab-helps-florida-with-tropical-fish-breeding-program.