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Oyster Hatchery Research Associate - USA

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Louisiana State University is looking for an oyster hatchery research associate to be responsible for the hatchery production of oyster larvae and seed at the Oyster Hatchery station in Grand Isle, Louisiana. 

Responsibilities:

The research associate will be required to support hatchery operations in all facets, including: collecting, maintaining, and cleaning broodstock oysters, supporting activities in larvae rearing (cleaning larval rearing tanks, sorting larvae and performing larval counts, maintaining algal cultures, cleaning and inoculating tanks, operating various laboratory equipment), collecting samples and processing data, accurately determining counts of oyster seed, assisting in oyster farm & cage maintenance, maintaining various gear types, removing fouling organisms, and other basic laboratory skills. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in marine biology, fisheries and/or aquaculture management or related field with one year of related experience.

More information here.

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