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Dr. LaDon Swann

Associate Research Professor Director of Marine Programs
School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences

ResearchProfessional AffiliationsHonors & AwardsPublications

Production technologies involved in the farming of the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria and Mercenaria campechiensis) in the Mobile Bay region; estuarine habitat restoration and marine finfish aquaculture using land-based and offshore aquaculture technologies.

  • World Aquaculture Society
  • United States Aquaculture Society (Vice President, President Elect, President, Past President, web and publications committee)
  • National Shellfisheries Association (Web site content manager: http://shellfish.org)
  • American Fisheries Society (Offshore Aquaculture Ad-hoc committee. Charged with developing a position statement for AFS.)
  • Sigma X
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Beta Beta Beta
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • Alabama Coastal Foundation

  • EPA Gulf Guardian Award. 2006.
  • Distinguished Service Award U.S. Aquaculture Society. 2002.
  • Outstanding Purdue University Non-Credit Distance Education Award. 2000.
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. 1999.
  • First place for Computer-Based Media, National Sea Grant Week. 1999.

ALABAMA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SYSTEM, TIMELY INFORMATION: FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE SERIES — 2012
OFF-BOTTOM OYSTER FARMING

MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA SEA GRANT CONSORTIUM PUBLICATION — 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Floating Cage System

MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA SEA GRANT CONSORTIUM PUBLICATION — 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Floating Bags

MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA SEA GRANT CONSORTIUM PUBLICATION— 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Bottom Cages

MISSISSIPPI-ALABAMA SEA GRANT CONSORTIUM PUBLICATION — 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Adjustable Long-line System

(BOOK CHAPT.) MITIGATING IMPACTS OF NATURAL HAZARDS ON FISHERY ECOSYSTEMS — 2008
The Use of Living Shorelines to Mitigate the Effects of Storm Events on Dauphin Island, AL.

FISHERIES — 2006
Toward Sustainable Open Ocean Aquaculture in the United States

ANR — 2004
Mariculture: a developing industry

JOURNAL OF APPLIED AQUACULTURE — 2004
Evaluation of Two Off-Bottom Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, Culture Methods for Use in Oyster Gardening in Alabama

JOURNAL OF EXTENSION — 2003
Educator Beliefs Regarding Computer-Based Instruction

ANR — 2001
Selecting an Oyster Gardening Site in Mobile Bay

WORLD AQUACULTURE — 2001
Sustainable offshore aquaculture development in the Gulf of Mexico

JOURNAL OF EXTENSION — 2000
Computer-Based Instruction: Getting Started in Freshwater Aquaculture

JOURNAL OF EXTENSION — 2000
User Analysis and Future Directions of the Web-Based Aquaculture Network Information Center

JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY — 1994
Cage Culture of Hybrid Striped Bass in Indiana and Evaluation of Diets Containing Three Levels of Dietary Protein

JOURNAL OF THE WORLD AQUACULTURE SOCIETY — 1993
A Severe Outbreak of Ectoparasitism Due to Epistylis sp. in Pond-Reared Orconectid Crayfish

Contact

118 North Royal St.
Mobile, AL 36602
251-438-5690 or 228-818-8843