Kieran Smith

Minnesota Sea Grant Aquaculture Extension Associate Kieran Smith
Professional Title
Aquaculture Extension Associate 01/13/2022

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. student - Fisheries and Aquatic Biology
University of Minnesota
M.S. - Biology/Marine Science
Florida Atlantic University
B.A. - Biology
Florida Atlantic University

Outreach Projects

This project seeks to develop producer-scale methods for raising Yellow Perch fish from egg to market size.

This three-year project seeks to demonstrate new strategies for the in-state production of Golden Shiner bait fish, which are in high demand by anglers, bu

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