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Robert A Rode

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Aquaculture Research Lab Manager
5675 West 600 North
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Facilities - Aquaculture Research Lab (ARL)

Purdue Extension FNR ExtensionWhy 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.

Selected Publications

Rode, R. (2014). Marine Shrimp Biofloc Systems: Basic Management Practices. (FNR-495-W), 5. Retrieved from