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New director named for UF Tropical Aquaculture Lab, envisions expansion of researchers and outreach

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March 14, 2023

Aquarium hobbyists rely on the science and outreach conducted by researchers at the University of Florida’s Tropical Aquaculture Lab to supply their favorite species. Those tropical fish come from fish farmers. Now, the tropical fish industry ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Craig Watson, Fish Farmers, Fish Veterinarian, Florida Sea Grant, Matt DiMaggio, Nonnative Species Ecologist, Ornamental Fish, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

UF survey: Florida tropical fish farmers bring state $172 million in sales

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April 13, 2022

Through a first-of-its kind survey, UF/IFAS has shown that tropical fish farmers bring over $172 million in sales to Florida’s economy. The $172 million reflects the sales of fish by members of the Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association ... READ MORE

Category: Recreation
Tags: Covid19, Craig Watson, Farm-gate Value, Florida Tropical Fish Farmers Association, Hobbies, Imports, Pandemic, Pet Shops, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory, Tropical Fish, Tropical Fish Farming, Tropical Fish Sales

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