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Funded Project #23 - 5th Regional Aquaculture Extension Specialist (RAES) Project


(funded RAES project #23)


The twenty-third project - Chaired by Christopher Weeks


  1. Continue RAES support to the North Central Region (NCR) aquaculture community through ongoing activities in areas of liaison services, leadership, assessing and addressing industry needs, and information transfer.
  2. Develop and implement strategies to address aquatic invasive species (AIS) in aquaculture and baitfish in the NCR.
  3. 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.
  4. Coordinate efforts for seeking non-NCRAC support for NCR aquaculture development.


Principal Investigator/Instutition Objectives


Christopher Weeks (Michigan State) 1-4 $103,347



Project Number: 23

Project Outline_2.pdf 

Termination Report

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