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SRAC: Aquaponics

The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center is one of five Regional Centers established by Congress through the USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The thirteen states and two territories included in the Southern Region are: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Virginia.

The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center is sponsored by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).


The Fact Sheets on this site provide information on important species of fish and shellfish produced in the Southern Region. These fact sheets are reviewed annually by the Publications, Videos, and Computer Software Steering Committee and are revised when significant new information becomes available on the subject. Any that have not been revised are considered to represent the essential state of available knowledge.

Dr. Todd Sink, Publications, Videos, and Computer Software Project Chair
Texas A&M University
319 Nagle Hall
2258 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843

Administrative Office Contacts

Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
127 Experiment Station Road
P.O. Box 197
Stoneville, MS 38776
Phone: 662-686-3269
Fax: 662-686-3320

Dr. Jimmy Avery, Director
Phone: 662-686-3273

Sarah Harris, Program Manager

Kristen Walters, Business Manager
Phone: 662-686-3269