Arkansas is a leading producer of baitfish, sport fish, catfish and other fish species raised commercially. Information on aquaculture, farm ponds, fisheries and most all things aquatic is available from the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
AAES is the primary research support agency for Arkansas farmers and ranchers, food processors, related industries and consumers. Research topics include families, communities and natural resources associated with Arkansas agriculture.
The mission of the Harry K. Dupree Stuttgart National Aquaculture Research Center is to conduct aquaculture research to address the highest priority needs of the U.S. aquaculture industry. At this link you can access the Center’s research on Freshwater Systems Production Research, including development of feeds and improved culture strategies for warmwater fish species, such as hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, and hybrid catfish; and Disease Therapeutics Evaluation and Control Research for warmwater fish species, including catfish, trout, tilapia, baitfish, hybrid catfish and hybrid striped bass.
The Southern Regional Aquaculture Center is the regional aquaculture center that serves the State of Arkansas. Participating scientists have published numerous articles in scientific journals on work resulting from SRAC projects. You can also use this resource to find publications, reports, and other research.