Safe, sustainable, and ethical.

What is Aquaculture? 

    

 Aquaculture is the breeding, rearing and harvesting of fish, shellfish, plants, algae, and other organisms in fresh or salt water. 

Oregon Aquaculture

      

Oregon aquaculture farms raise oysters, clams, salmon, trout, ornamental fish, seaweeds and algae. For more information about Oregon aquaculture, visit the Oregon Aquaculture Association. 

Aquaculture at OSU

College of Science

  

Department: Microbiology

Degrees offered: Aquatic Microbiology

Diseases of importance to finfish and shellfish in aquaculture

Contact: Ryan Mueller, Mike Kent, Jerri Bartholomew

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

  

Department: Earth Science

Degree Offered: MA-Marine Resource Management w/Fisheries &

Aquaculture Emphasis

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College of Vet med

   

Department: Biomedical Sciences

Degrees offered: TBD

Labs: Häse-lab, Schubiger-lab

Contact: Carla Schubiger, Assistant Professor

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College of Agricultural Sciences

  

Department: Fisheries & Wildlife

Degrees offered: MS and PhD in Fisheries with an emphasis in aquaculture

Centers: Seafood Research and Education Center and the Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station 

Contact: Chris Landgon, Professor

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