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    Summary

    This position is located within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Services (ARS), Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit in Stoneville, MS.

    The incumbents personal research includes independent and cooperative studies on aquaculture techniques needed to improve the production and efficiency of warmwater fish, with emphasis on pond water quality management and aquaculture engineering.


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    Responsibilities

    • Determining the effects of environmental conditions on warmwater aquaculture production efficiency
    • Developing and testing culture systems, equipment, and cultural practices to improve warmwater aquaculture production efficiency on commercial farms.
    • Developing technologies that improve the efficiency, profitability, and sustainability of fish farming in the United States.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0482 Fish Biology

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