Aquaculture News

  1. Nov 30, 2018

    Dr. Hanping Wang’s book “Sex Control in Aquaculture” has been published by Wiley-Blackwell after three years of planning, coordination, writing, and revising. The book consists of two volumes and has a total of 888 pages.
  2. Sep 28, 2017

    Aquaculture Boot Camp-2 (ABC-2) prepares participants for fish farming in the Midwest. Students apply for a one-year course that includes classroom and field training paired with mentoring from some of the industry’s top-ranked leaders. Upon graduation, students will have the knowledge and hands-on experience to successfully operate an aquaculture or aquaponics farm.
  3. The award goes to the Wang Lab

    Sep 23, 2016

  4. Jul 22, 2016

    PIKETON, Ohio – Healthy water leads to healthy fish and increases the potential for healthy profits for fish farmers. On the other hand, poor water quality can lead to stressed fish, increasing the chance for the animals’ illness and death, and resulting in income losses for farmers, says Matthew Smith, an Ohio State University Extension aquaculture specialist.
  5. Jun 12, 2015

    Ms. Hiam S. Desouky, who was trained through a joint Ph.D. training program between OSU South Center and Benha University in Cairo, passed her defense and received her Ph.D. recently in School of Veterinary Medicine, Benha University. Dr. Hiam S. Desouky completed her Ph.D. dissertation research in Dr. Hanping Wang’s Aquaculture Genetics Lab, OSU South Centers during April 2013-March 2015, after finishing her course work in Benha University.
  6. Jun 12, 2015

    Invited by Egyptian Embassy in Washington DC, Dr. Hanping Wang recently visited Benha University in Cairo to discuss and enhance future scientific collaboration, and advise Ms Hiam S. Desouky’s dissertation and defense. During the visit, Dr. Wang met with Dr. Ali Shame EI Din, the President of Benha University, Dr. Mohamed, the Dean of School of Veterinary Medicine, and Dr.
  7. May 14, 2015

    Aquaculture Research Recently Received two Grant Awards Dr. Hanping Wang was awarded $119,986 from NOAA-Sea Grant (Ohio) for developing superior neomale broodstocks and genetically fast-growing monosex female populations in yellow perch. Dr. Hanping Wang and his collaborators were awarded $155,000 from USDA-North Central Region Aquaculture Center for Establishing largemouth bass strains for rapid growth to market size in the north central region.
  8. Jul 3, 2014

    The success of the Aquaculture Boot Camp program at OSU South Centers in Piketon is gaining attention now that the second class is mid-way through their course. Watch a video and read the full story from the Columbus Dispatch!
  9. Jun 20, 2014

    Steven Mims of Kentucky State University and Renee Koerner of Big Fish Farms show a female paddlefish. Mims, an expert on paddlefish aquaculture, inspired Koerner to set up her business of raising the fish for their eggs, to be sold as caviar. Read the article featured in the Columbus Dispatch.
  10. Sep 28, 2013

    Two-year on-station and on-farm tests of genetically improved yellow perch were conducted on three sites at different latitudes in North Central Region. The aim of the project was to assess production parameters of selected yellow perch lines as compared to fish from local brood stock at commercial densities in ponds. 3rd generation of selected yellow perch lines from OCARD were used for the tests. This is an important step for commercialization of genetically improved strains.