Kieran Smith

Minnesota Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Associate Kieran Smith
Professional Title
Aquaculture Extension Associate

What I do for Sea Grant

  • Coordinate and consult on specific aquaculture/fisheries projects
  • Provide aquaculture expertise to Minnesota fish producers
  • Communicate technical aquaculture/fisheries information to the public


Ph.D. - Fisheries and Aquatic Biology (in progress)
University of Minnesota
M.S. - Biology/Marine Science
Florida Atlantic University
B.A. - Biology
Florida Atlantic University

Outreach Projects

The University of Minnesota Sea Grant program is developing producer-scale methods for raising Yellow Perch fish from egg to market size in a

Extension Columns

Our August 2022 Extension Column highlights MNSG's Egg-to-Market Yellow Perch project. Above, two Yellow Perch that are less than 2 inches total length, both appearing to wonder who that good-looking fish is in the reflection. 

Image credit: Kieran Smith/MNSG

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