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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.

 

 

Staff:

Prof. Indar Ramnarine (Coordinator)

Mr. Rajindra Mahabir (Technician)

 
Funding:

UWI Research and Publication Grants.

 
Collaborators:

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