The following videos cover a variety of topics pertaining to Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture. The videos are a collection of workshops presented by the University of Florida (UF). Guest speakers from the following institutions include Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS), Division of Aquaculture, Auburn University (AU), Louisiana State University (LSU), East Coast Shellfish Growers Association (ECSGA), other institutions, and industry representatives.
All workshop and informational videos can be found on the UF/IFAS Shellfish Aquaculture Extension YouTube channel.
Leslie Sturmer, UF; Portia Sapp and Kim Norgren, DACS; Bill Walton, AU
John Supan, LSU; Bill Walton, AU; Rheal Savoie, OysterGro; Kent Ferguson, Go Deep International; Tom Rossi, 4Cs Breeding Company
Dale Leavitt, Roger Williams University; Rick Karney, Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group; Sandy Macfarlane, Coastal Resources
Huiping Yang, Leslie Sturmer, Carter Cyr, and Rusty Dame, UF
Charlie Culpepper, DACS; Charles Grisafi, NOAA; Bill Walton, AU; Jeff and Reid Tilley, Oyster Boss
July 31, 2019
Leslie Sturmer, UF; Bill Walton, AU;
Erik Lovestrand, FL Sea Grant;
Charlie Culpepper, FDACS
Floating Cage Field Trials from NC to LA, USDA SRAC Funded
Bill Walton, AU; Leslie Sturmer, UF; Jerome LePeyre, LSU; Joey Matt, VIMS; Ryan Carnegie, VIMS; Tom Rossi, 4Cs Technologies; Huiping Yang, UF; Scott Rikard, AU; Kelly Lucas, USM; Brian Callam, LSU; Stan Allen, VIMS
*Please note, some details in this video are specific to an Apalachicola lease area and don’t apply to new leases in other areas.
FDACS Division of Aquaculture
UF/IFAS, Shellfish Aquaculture Extension
To address interest in microalgae culture and techniques for molluscan shellfish hatcheries, a two-day workshop was held on June 5-6, 2019. Dr. Gary Wikfors, Director of the NOAA Fisheries Laboratory in Milford, Connecticut, led presentations and hands-on demonstrations. The workshop was co-hosted by Huiping Yang and Leslie Sturmer, UF/IFAS, with funding from the NOAA National Sea Grant College Program.
View the individual presentations listed below via the Microalgal Culture Workshop video playlist.
Sessions developed for the Cedar Key High School S.A.L.T. (Shark Aquaculture Life Training) Program during the Summer of 2018. The S.A.L.T program is designed to prepare students for careers in aquaculture by offering training in relevant vocational activities. To view presentation pdfs and handouts visit: Florida Aquaculture Commodities.
View the individual presentations listed below via the FL Aquaculture Commodities video playlist.