Areas of Specialization - Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Facilities - Aquaculture Research Lab (ARL)
Purdue Extension - FNR Extension, Why Extension?
Bob Rode is the lab manager of the Aquaculture Research Lab (ARL), located at the Animal Science Research and Extension Center (ASREC) just outside of West Lafayette. Bob is responsible for coordinating research activities and users of the lab as well as routine maintenance.
Bob will be holding aquaculture trainings at the lab for interested parties. This past April’s training was on Live Feeds for Aquaculture.
He also has started a small scale cage culture demonstration project at the Southern Indiana Purdue Ag Center (SIPAC) rearing tilapia and hybrid striped bass.