Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program

Student with blue tilapia from Lake Alice.
Marine underwater research.
Dr. Juliane Struve on Lake Alice.
Programs in Aquaculture, Aquatic Animal Health, Conservation and Management of Natural Environments, and Sustainable Fisheries

Student Spotlight

The UF Graduate Student Council recently named Kyle Wilson as the Outstanding Graduate Student Leader for 2011-2012. This University-level award recognizes the graduate student who best demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities to benefit the University’s student population and greater community.  Kyle presently serves as the President of SURF and, in addition to his studies in Mike Allen’s Lab, accomplished a great number of volunteering and mentoring services to UF and the Gainesville community.  Congratulations!


NMFS RTR Program

NMFS has provided in excess of $250,000 per year to operate the RTR. The RTR has created a highly successful recruiting program and a highly productive research program, bringing together a unique collaboration of university and federal scientists. The RTR is the model for a new generation of cooperative research programs nationwide.  Read the full article at IFAS News >>


New! Online Master’s Program (MFAS)

Students are now able to complete the Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences degree entirely online and “off-book” with tuition set at near in-state levels, even for international applicants. Designed for working professionals who are interested in advancing their careers in environmental science, fisheries, aquatic science, and natural resource fields.  The ability to take this program entirely online means that students will not have to sacrifice their commitments to career and family in order to earn the degree.



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