Redefining the Classroom

LSSU hosts Southern Illinois University speaker on aquaculture

Posted: October 2nd, 2011

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Lake Superior State University will play host to a visiting speaker who will discuss aquaculture during a presentation that is open to the public this week. Admission is free.

Jesse Trushenski Ph.D., assistant professor at Southern Illinois University's Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center will present "One fish, two fish, feed fish, food fish – Meeting nutritional challenges in modern aquaculture," at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in the LSSU Arts Center auditorium. The seminar will conclude at 1 p.m.

Trushenski is the recipient of the 2011 American Fisheries Society Distinguished Service Award and was one of the plenary speakers at this year's American Fisheries Society meeting. She is past president of the society's Fish Culture Section.

SIU's Fisheries and Illinois Aquaculture Center brings in the expertise of the university's fisheries, aquaculture and applied aquatic sciences to provide a range of service and academic studies in aquatic resource management and research.

For more information, contact Prof. Geoff Steinhart,, 635-2093. -LSSU-