Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (MFAS)

Gainesville, Florida, USA
Training Provider(s): 
University of Florida

The School’s program in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences leads to the Master of Science, Master of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (non-thesis), and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with a program in fisheries and aquatic sciences.

Research programs of faculty encompass water quality and chemistry, fish ecology, marine and estuarine ecology, paleolimnology, crustacean biology, fish and shellfish genetics, fish and shellfish reproduction and endocrinology, fish health management, fish population dynamics, phycology/microbiology, stream ecology, and aquatic plant science and management. Research associations exist with the Whitney Marine Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, National Biological Survey, National Marine Fisheries Service, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Mote Marine Laboratory, and several state agencies including the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.