A.B., Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, 1978
M.S., Fisheries Biology, Louisiana State University, 1981
Ph.D., Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Auburn University, 1986
Educate residents of Kentucky and surrounding states in all aspects of aquaculture using workshops, field trials and demonstrations, farm visits, publications, and fish disease diagnosis.
Water Quality Management class and laboratory. AQU/BIO 460 (undergraduate course) and AQU 560 (graduate course), Kentucky State University. 4 credits. Spring Semester 1992 and Fall Semester 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
Fish Diseases class and laboratory. AQU\BIO 411 (undergraduate course) and AQU 511 (graduate course), Kentucky State University. 4 credits. Fall Semester, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006
Current and Recent Projects
Fish Disease Cases in the KSU Fish Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory
Developing online courses in water quality and fish diseases
Aquaculture Safety grant with the University of Kentucky
Koi production Field Trials/Demonstrations around the state
Durborow, R. M., C. S. Tucker, B. Gomelsky, R. J. Onders and S. D. Mims. 2007. Aquatic Weed Control in Ponds. Kentucky State University. 24 p.
Durborow, R.M. 2007. Keeping Ponds Pretty (and Usable). Kentucky Woodlands Magazine. University of Kentucky Forestry Department.
p. 10–12, and In: Kentucky Aquatic Farming, volume 20, no. 2. pp. 6-7.
Dasgupta, S. and R. Durborow. 2007. Profitability and management of low-tech catfish farming: The case of Kentucky. World Aquaculture,
March 2007. p. 14-16.
Coyle, S. D., R. M. Durborow and J. H. Tidwell. 2004. Anesthetics in Aquaculture. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Publication no. 3900. 6 p.
Durborow, R.M. 2004. PowerPoints, Videos and Photos for Water Quality Management and Fish Diseases. 2 CD lecture series disseminated to 5 universities collaborating on USDA Teaching Capacity Building Grant.
Durborow, R., J. Tidwell, S. Coyle, F. Wynne, and S. Dasgupta. 2003. Freshwater Prawn Production. SRAC-funded educational video. 27 minutes.
Durborow, R.M. 2003. Protozoan parasites. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Publication number 4701. Contains video clips; http://srac.tamu.edu/4701fs.pdf
Durborow, R.M., D.J. Wise, and J.S. Terhune. 2003. Saprolegniasis (winter fungus) and branchiomycosis of commercially cultured channel catfish. Southern Regional Aquaculture Center Publication number 4700.
Durborow, R., J. Tidwell, S. Coyle, F. Wynne, and S. Dasgupta. 2003. Freshwater Prawn Production. SRAC funded educational video. 27 minutes.
Tidwell, J.H., S. Coyle, R.M. Durborow, S. Dasgupta, W. Wurts, and Forrest Wynne, Leigh Anne Bright, and Aaron VanArnum. 2002. Growout of freshwater prawns in Kentucky ponds. Kentucky State University Aquaculture Program (Program of Distinction) 44 p.
Durborow, R.M. 2001. Diseases of Warmwater Fish and Trout Diseases. DVD-ROM with 2 Educational Videos, 54 Publications, and Internet Web Links. Kentucky State University and United States Department of Agriculture. 60 minutes.
Durborow, R.M. 2000. Catfish Farming In Kentucky. Kentucky State University, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 111 p
Durborow, R.M. 2001. Channel Catfish Fingerling Production In Kentucky. Kentucky State University, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 20 p.
Durborow, R.M. 1999. Health and safety concerns in fisheries and aquaculture. Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Links to other sites:
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center
for Dr. William Wurts, State Extension Specialist for Aquaculture, U.K. Research and Education Center, P.O. Box 469, Princeton, KY 42445. Phone (502) 365-7541 ext. 200; FAX (502) 365-2667
for Mr. Forrest Wynne, Area Extension Specialist for Aquaculture, Center for Rural Development, 2292 South Hwy 27, Suite 200, Somerset, KY 42501. Phone (606) 677-6185; FAX (606) 677-6188
for Dr. Steve Mims, Aquaculture Research Center, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY 40601. Phone (502) 597-8110; FAX (502) 564-9118
for Dr. Jim Tidwell, Aquaculture Research Center, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY 40601. Phone (502) 597-8104; FAX (502) 564-9118
for Dr. Carl Webster, Aquaculture Research Center, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, KY 40601. Phone (502) 597-8109; FAX (502) 564-9118
for American Fisheries Society
for World Aquaculture Society
Dr. Bill Wurt's Web site
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