October 16, 2022 is World Food Day! Molluscan shellfish aquaculture is Florida's largest food-use aquaculture industry. Shellfish provide benefits for water quality and marine environmental habitats, plus they taste great! IFAS is celebrating ... READ MORE
Researchers analyzed historical building trends on U.S. coastlines in the projected sea level rise zones.
The scientists found that areas within projected sea level rise zones developed more quickly and were more dense than inland urban ... READ MORE
Each year, the UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research highlights publications that are excellent examples of how UF/IFAS researchers at our Gainesville campus and our Research and Education Centers (RECs) are making a difference and impacting ... READ MORE
Dr. Shirley Baker, Associate Professor of Molluscan Biology & Aquaculture, was appointed the new Associate Program Leader for Natural Resources, effective June 1, 2021. Dr. Baker will assist Dr. Saqib Mukhtar, Associate Dean and Extension ... READ MORE
Marine fish movement plays a critical role in ecosystem functioning and is increasingly studied with acoustic telemetry. Traditionally, this research has focused on single species and small spatial scales. However, integrated tracking networks, ... READ MORE
Congratulations to our students elected as Florida Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Student Subunit officers!
President: Casey Murray
Casey is a PhD student at the Tropical Aquaculture Lab working with Dr. Matt DiMaggio where she her ... READ MORE
What is the Florida Marine Data Hub? Simply put, it is a website that collates information and knowledge about marine data collection, processing, management, and distribution. It is meant to be a one-stop shop for anyone with an interest in ... READ MORE
The UF/IFAS Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory recently hosted students from Randall Middle School and Durant High School for a Florida FFA Association competition.
Florida’s aquaculture industry generates about $100 million in sales annually. ... READ MORE
In March 2021, the School of Forest Resources and Conservation was officially renamed to the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences. One of the main draws of the new name was representing all of our programs areas, including Fisheries ... READ MORE
A team of university researchers, government scientists and a business specializing in ecological modeling was selected through a competitive review process organized by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium to conduct research to estimate the number ... READ MORE