Dr. Frederick (Rick) W. Goetz
Shaw Senior Scientist
Professor, School of Freshwater Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Dr. Rick Gotez is working to develop a tambaqui fish brood stock for aquaculture. He discusses a number of issues and techniques used in aquaculture activities and the characteristics of the tambaqui that make it a good candidate for commercial production.
The development of fish broodstocks for the aquaculture industry ,the evolution of pathogen recognition in animals, the basis for ecotypic diversity in fish, the biology of fish macrophages and bivalve hemocytes, the use and development of recombinant technologies to assess population structures and conditions in natural and commercialized animal stocks.
Student Filmmaker: Toby Staffanson
Project Director and Producer: Ryan Sarnowski
Producer: Jenny Plevin
Associate Producer: James Michaels
Post-Production Specialists: Travis Torok & Kyle Probst
Animations: Danny D’Acquisto