Latin American & Caribbean Aquaculture 2020

March 23 - 25, 2021


Meeting Speaker

Dr. Carole Engle

Dr. Carole Engle

Ex presidente de Intl. Assoc. of Aquaculture Economics & Management

Dr. Carole Engle has worked for more than 40 years in the research, extension, and teaching of aquaculture. Engle is the immediate past-Executive Editor and current Section Editor of the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. She has served as Director of the World Aquaculture Society and past-President of the U.S. Aquaculture Society. Engle is also immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal, Aquaculture Economics & Management, and immediate past-President of the International Association of Aquaculture Economics & Management. Publications include: 5 books (including the 2019 printing of Aquaculture Businesses as well as Aquaculture Economics and Financing, and the 2017 2nd edition of the Aquaculture Marketing Handbook), 137 refereed journal articles, 19 editorials, 19 magazine columns, 50 book chapters & monographs, 20 proceedings articles, and 115 extension fact sheets/popular articles. Grants and contracts total 88 different externally funded awards with total grant funding received of $19.9 million. Engle’s work has focused on various economics and marketing topics related to shrimp/prawns, tilapia, carp, pacu, shellfish, seaweed, trout, catfish, hybrid striped bass, baitfish, and sportfish aquaculture and for production systems that include ponds, raceways, aquaponics, RAS, and various types of both suspended and bottom culture methods for shellfish. Engle has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Aquaculture Society, the McCraren Award from the National Aquaculture Association (three times), Researcher of the Year from the Catfish Farmers of America and Distinguished Service Award from the Catfish Farmers of Arkansas (twice).