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Pre-Historic fish cuts costs, brings new revenuesKentucky State University Aquaculture Research Center is the home of paddlefish aquaculture research directed by Dr. Steven D. Mims since 1985. Research has included basic and applied studies with the goal to establish paddlefish as a food fish for providing high quality meat and caviar. Scientific and lay articles are available for you to read and learn more about paddlefish and its culture.

Lay Articles
General
    Big Fish Farms
    Production of Paddlefish
    Sustainable Paddlefish Aquaculture
    Pre-Historic fish cuts costs, brings new revenues

International
    China’s Limited Paddlefish Culture
    Ukraine Paddlefish Culture

Reservoir Ranching
    Caviar-water supply lakes
    Public Survey
    Sustainable Aquaculture
    Caviar Dreams

Reuse Wastewater Treatment Facilities (WWTP)
    Culturing Paddlefish at KY WWTP
    From Fish Fry to Frying Pan
    Paddlefish thrive in Reclaimed Water (Large file - loads slowly)
    Wastewater Reuse Supports Paddlefish
    Decommissioned wastewater plant used for aquaculture
    KSU aims to transform old wastewater plant
Research Articles
Book Chapters

Contaminants

Cryopreservation

Fingerling Production

​Nutrition

Physiology

Polyculture

​Processing

Production

Reproduction

Reservoir Ranching​

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