What is Fisheries Bioengineering?

Fisheries bioengineering includes many specialties of biological and engineering expertise, including:
American Fisheries Society Bioengineering Section Fish Passage - photo credit: NOAA credit

  • Hatchery and aquaculture technology and engineering
  • Habitat protection and restoration
  • Hydro mitigation and fish passage
  • Water treatment and recirculation
  • Pond culture and reservoir fisheries
  • Mariculture and netcage systems
  • Research laboratories and aquariums
  • Fishing gear, fish processing equipment, and facility design
  • Training and education programs