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Mission

The mission of the Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit is to develop technologies that improve the efficiency, profitability, and sustainability of fish farming in the United States. This mission will be accomplished by developing improved fish strains and hybrids and by developing better production technologies. Advances in applied breeding will rely on information derived from research in quantitative and qualitative genetics, reproduction, physiology, immunology, molecular and cellular genetics, and bioinformatics. Hatchery and pond management technologies will be developed to provide environmental conditions that maximize performance of genetically improved fish.
The Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit is located in Stoneville, MS and is part of the Southeast Area.
The Acting Research Leader is Geoffrey Waldbieser.
Email: geoff.waldbieser@usda.gov
Phone: (662)686-3597
Fax: (662)686-3567
USDA, ARS, SEA, WARMWATER AQUACULTURE RESEARCH
141 Experiment Station Rd.
Stoneville, MS 38776