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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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The Agriculture Research Service (ARS), one of the Research, Education,and Economic agencies, is the main in-house research arm of the USDA.
"Working for healthy and wholesome farm-raised catfish, tilapia and hybrid striped bass"
Welcome to the Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory
The Unit is made up of 12 scientists in 2 locations; Auburn and Chestertown.
Mission Statement

The Aquatic Animal Health Research Laboratory conducts research in the areas of bacteriology, parasitology, pathology, nutrition and immunology to solve problems in aquaculture that diminish productivity and quality of warm-water fish, primarily catfish, tilapia and hybrid striped bass.

Fed-X Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 952
990 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36831-0952
Phone and Fax Numbers:
PH1: (334) 887-3741
PH2: (334) 844-4382
FTS: (334)887-4526
FAX: (334) 887-2983
Dr. P. H. Klesius,
Research Leader and Location Coordinator



Last Modified: 8/12/2016
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