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6th Regional Aquaculture Extension Specialist (RAES) Project



Specifically, the RAES will continue to strive to identify industry needs, work with others to develop and implement strategies to address those needs, provide liaison services to industry sectors, disseminate information to industry, public trust agencies and the general public, and develop and strengthen partnerships for sustainable aquaculture development in the NCR.

Funded RAES twenty-fourth project - Chaired by Christopher Weeks


  1. Continue RAES support to the NCR aquaculture community through ongoing activities in areas of liaison services, leadership, assessing and addressing industry needs, and information transfer.
  2. Develop and strengthen partnerships from within the NCR and outside the region among regulatory agencies, industry, academia, and other relevant entities to foster open, meaningful dialog on critical issues and build support for the NCR aquaculture industry.
  3. Coordinate efforts for seeking non-NCRAC support for NCR aquaculture development.


Principal Investigator/Institution Objectives


Christopher Weeks (Michigan State) 1-3 $124,993



Project Number: 24

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Principal Investigator

Chris Weeks