Dr. LaDon Swann

Associate Research Professor
Director of Marine Programs
251-648-5877 or 228-818-8841
swanndl@auburn.edu

Field of Specialization
Aquaculture Extension

  • Professional Affiliations
  • Special Honors & Awards
  • Research
  • Publications

  • World Aquaculture Society
  • United States Aquaculture Society (Vice President, President Elect, President, Past President, web and publications committee)
  • National Shellfisheries Association (Web site content manager: http://shellfish.org)
  • American Fisheries Society (Offshore Aquaculture Ad-hoc committee. Charged with developing a position statement for AFS.)
  • Sigma X
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Beta Beta Beta
  • Coastal Conservation Association
  • Alabama Coastal Foundation

  • EPA Gulf Guardian Award. 2006.
  • Distinguished Service Award U.S. Aquaculture Society. 2002.
  • Outstanding Purdue University Non-Credit Distance Education Award. 2000.
  • Outstanding Dissertation Award, Department of Curriculum and Instruction. 1999.
  • First place for Computer-Based Media, National Sea Grant Week. 1999.

Production technologies involved in the farming of the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) and hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria and Mercenaria campechiensis) in the Mobile Bay region; estuarine habitat restoration and marine finfish aquaculture using land-based and offshore aquaculture technologies.

Title Journal Year
OFF-BOTTOM OYSTER FARMING Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Timely Information: Fisheries and Aquaculture Series 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Floating Cage System Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Publication 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Floating Bags Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Publication 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Bottom Cages Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Publication 2012
Gulf Coast Off-Bottom Oyster Farming Gear Types: Adjustable Long-line System Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium Publication 2012
The Use of Living Shorelines to Mitigate the Effects of Storm Events on Dauphin Island, AL. ( Book Chapt. ) Mitigating Impacts of Natural Hazards on Fishery Ecosystems 2008
Toward Sustainable Open Ocean Aquaculture in the United States Fisheries 2006
Mariculture: a developing industry ANR 2004
Evaluation of Two Off-Bottom Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, Culture Methods for Use in Oyster Gardening in Alabama Journal of Applied Aquaculture 2004
Educator Beliefs Regarding Computer-Based Instruction Journal of Extension 2003
Selecting an Oyster Gardening Site in Mobile Bay ANR 2001
Sustainable offshore aquaculture development in the Gulf of Mexico World Aquaculture 2001
Computer-Based Instruction: Getting Started in Freshwater Aquaculture Journal of Extension 2000
User Analysis and Future Directions of the Web-Based Aquaculture Network Information Center Journal of Extension 2000
Cage Culture of Hybrid Striped Bass in Indiana and Evaluation of Diets Containing Three Levels of Dietary Protein Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 1994
A Severe Outbreak of Ectoparasitism Due to Epistylis sp. in Pond-Reared Orconectid Crayfish Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 1993

16 Records Total


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