Aquaculture Program

Analytical Lab

General proximate analyses of fish tissue and live prey organisms are conducted in this facility, while detailed analyses of micronutrient composition, including phosphorus, amino acids, and fatty acids are conducted using high performance liquid chromatography, gas-chromatograph and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy at UNCW’s Center for Marine Science (Dr. Andrea Bourdelais) and Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry (Dr. Pam Seaton) and Biology & Marine Biology (Dr. Steve Kinsey).