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  • Posted by: William Walton on 11/15/2016 3:25 PM

    ​With a number of oyster farmers in Alabama reporting high oyster mortalities across the summer of 2016, Extension personnel worked with oyster farmers to collect samples in late August and September 2016. Samples were collected from five distinct growing areas:

    • Grand Bay;
    • Portersville Bay;
    • Dauphin Island;
    • Mobile Bay; and
    • Bon Secour Bay.

    Where possible, oysters from both the 2015 and 2016 crop were collected. After collection, samples were processed at the Auburn University Shellfish Lab to assess Dermo (Perkinsus marinus, with more information here) and at Dr. Ryan Carnegie's shellfish pathology laboratory at Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences for a complete assessment of the oysters from a health perspective using histopathology. Notably these diseases do[...]


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  • Posted by: David Cline on 2/13/2012 10:54 AM

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    Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in conjunction with Gadsden State Community College and the Alabama-Mississippi Sea Grant will be offering a FREE5-day teacher training workshop called Aquaculture 101. The workshop will be held June 11-15, 2012 at Auburn's 1800 acre E.W. Shell Fisheries Center. Aquaculture, or the reproduction and growth of aquatic organisms in a controlled or semi-controlled environment is a multi-faceted science that relies heavily on principles of Biology, Chemistry, Math and Physics. Please join us for this opportunity to learn more about aquaculture and some innovative [...]


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  • Posted by: David Cline on 4/15/2010 11:22 AM

     Students enjoy fish camp activities

     

    The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) and Auburn University Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures Department are offering Fish Camp 2010 July 12-16 for students age 15-18. Fish Camp is a 5 day residential summer camp that includes intense fun and hands-on activities blended into a creative learning experience. These experiences are designed to  provide the broadest possible exposure to careers in [...]


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  • Posted by: David Cline on 4/13/2010 2:51 PM

    Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) in conjunction with Gadsden State Community College and the Alabama-Missippi Sea Grant will be offering a 5-day teacher training workshop called Aquaculture 101. The workshop will be held June 7-11th at the Aquculture Education and Development Center in Gadsden, AL. Aquaculture, or the reproduction and growth of aquatic organisms in a controlled or semi-controlled environment is a multi-faceted science that relies heavily on principles of Biology, Chemistry, Math and Physics. Please join us for this opportunity to learn more about aquaculture and some innovative opportunities to teach these principles in a real world setting. [...]


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