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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


Research Leader



Craig Tucker is Research Leader for the Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit.  He joined ARS in 2012 after a 32 -year career as professor and director of Mississippi State University’s aquaculture research program. Dr. Tucker’s research interests include developing new pond-based production systems, environmental management practices for pond aquaculture, and control of pre-harvest off-flavors in pond-grown fish.

Last Modified: 7/8/2013