Tag Archive: Artificial

Fisheries Management and Artificial Reefs

Fish swimming in cube reef located near Taylor County, Florida. One of the highlights from last week’s Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop was the panel discussion which included Bill Lindberg, Bob Shipp, Will Patterson, and Luiz Barbieri. These researchers provided information regarding the current state of reef fisheries in the Gulf. Additionally, they suggested strategies …

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Fisheries Management and Artificial Reefs

We’ve started processing some of the recordings from the workshop. We’ll post more here as soon as they are ready. We had a few challenges during our first live broadcast and recording the presentation. We hope you will enjoy hearing the information either for the first time or re-living some your favorite moments. Definitely one of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/23/fisheries-management-and-artificial-reefs/

Registration Now Open for 2013 NW Florida Artificial Reef Workshop February 19 – 20, 2013 in Niceville, Florida.

An exciting new event is coming to our area. Northwest Florida’s first Artificial Reef Workshop since 2006 will be held February 19 – 20, 2013 at the Niceville Community Center. The community center is centrally located in the Panhandle and located at 204 N Partin Dr, Niceville, FL 32578. Sessions and guest speakers will provide …

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Date Changed for Northwest Florida Artificial Reef Workshop in Niceville: February 19-20

Save the date for the Florida Sea Grant-FWC Artificial Reef Workshop on Feb. 19-20 in Niceville. (Photo courtesy Bill Horn, FWC) Please save the date for the 2013 Northwest Florida Regional Artificial Reef Workshop sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and FWC, to be held at the Niceville Community Center in Niceville, FL on Wednesday-Thursday, February …

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Historic and Modern Use of Artificial Reefs in Northwest Florida

Photo Courtesy of NOAA – Car bodies and other thin metal materials such as appliances were once used to create artificial reefs. Monitoring revealed these materials deteriorate quickly. History of Artificial Reefs and Materials Ancient mariners observed large numbers of fish inhabiting areas near sunken vessels. Our first sailors quickly realized objects placed in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/11/25/historic-and-modern-use-of-artificial-reefs-in-northwest-florida/

Save the Date: Artificial Reef Workshop Feb. 6-7

Save the date for the Florida Sea Grant-FWC Artificial Reef Workshop on Feb. 6-7 in Niceville. (Photo courtesy Bill Horn, FWC) Please save the date for the 2013 Northwest Florida Regional Artificial Reef Workshop sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and FWC, to be held at the Niceville Community Center in Niceville, FL on Wednesday-Thursday, February …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/10/26/save-the-date-artificial-reef-workshop-feb-6-7/

An Economic Evaluation of Estrous Synchronization and Fixed-Time Artificial Insemination in Suckled Beef Cows

UF/IFAS beef cattle reseach project showed a $ 49 advantage per exposed cow with Timed AI. Cliff Lamb, UF/IFAS Beef Reproduction Specialist, NFREC Overview Estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (AI) are reproductive management tools that have been available to beef producers for over 30 years. Synchronization of the estrous cycle has the potential to shorten …

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