What is Fisheries Bioengineering?

Fisheries bioengineering incorporates biological and engineering expertise in the development of technologies and innovative designs which support the conservation of fisheries resources. Fisheries bioengineering areas of specialty, include:

  • Hatchery and aquaculture
  • Habitat protection and restoration
  • Hydro mitigation and fish passage
  • Mitigation and fish passage for water supply, irrigation, and flood control dams
  • Dam removal
  • Water intake screening and protection
  • Water treatment and recirculation
  • Mariculture and netcage systems
  • Research laboratories and aquariums
  • Fishing gear and bycatch reduction