Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Facilities in Gainesville

Core Facility

The main offices and laboratories for the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences are located about nine miles from the main campus in northwest Gainesville,a few miles east of the San Felasco nature preserve. Many department's classes are taught here and on the main campus. 

More than thirty ponds and a fish hatchery are also housed at the Gainesville facility. These are used for research, teaching, and conducting demonstrations and workshops for the public -- particularly youth education activities.


Fisheries and Aquaculture BuildingFisheries and Aquatic Sciences Administration Building
View of offices and laboratories from one of the experimental ponds. (left)
The main offices and laboratories for the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences are located about nine miles from the main campus. (right)

Dr. Frank Chapman teaching
Dr. Frank Chapman talks with a class in the lecture/conference room.

Laboratories

hatchery facility
The hatchery facility building of the
Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences includes more than 30 ponds.

Extensive microscope facilities are available within the following laboratories, as well as access to a broad range of computer platforms including G.I.S. capabilities. 

Boats and Equipment

FAS maintains a fleet of vehicles, boats, motors, trailers and equipment for research, teaching and extension including numerous skiffs, and medium size nearshore (left) and offshore (right) research vessels up to 35 feet in length. This equipment is available for student use with prior permission from a sponsoring faculty member.

airboatboat

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