BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Fish farmers and hatcheries interested in fingerling production, growing baitfish or preserving or reintroducing fish species requiring live first feeds can learn more about production methods at a Live Feeds and Hatchery Techniques Workshop.
The workshop, sponsored by the Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development at Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon, will be held Dec. 4 at the Bowling Green Aquaculture Center, 13737 Middleton Pike, Bowling Green, Ohio. The program begins at 9 a.m. and costs $75 per person.
Agenda topics include phytoplankton culture methods and equipment, commercially available algal pastes, rotifer culture methods and equipment, hatchery management, water quality testing and monitoring, and a tour of the facility.
Speakers include Shawn McWhorter, manager of the Bowling Green Aquaculture Center, and Eric Henry, research scientist and process engineer of Reed Mariculture.