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Aquaculture and Fisheries Research Laboratory

This laboratory is located on the ground floor on the southern end of the Natural Sciences building. The facility includes a recirculating seawater and freshwater system, and numerous aquaria of varying sizes for culturing fish, shellfish and algae, and for research in fish behaviour. Aeration is provided via air-blowers. Incoming water is passed through ultra-violet filters. There is photoperiod and temperature control.




Prof. Indar Ramnarine (Coordinator)

Mr. Rajindra Mahabir (Technician)


UWI Research and Publication Grants.


Prof. Anne Magurran, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

Dr. Jonathan Evans, University of Western Australia

Prof. Jens Krause, Humboldt University, Germany

Dr. Daren Croft, University of Exeter, UK

Prof. Jean-Guy Godin, Carlton University, Canada

Dr. Grant Brown, Concordia University, Canada


Revised: 2 April 2014