Auburn visitors interested in fish farming or in just seeing one of the country's top fisheries facilities should take time to see the Center for Aquatic Resource Management. It has a visitor-friendly reception area in its main facility and it houses a teaching lab; hatchery; an area where researchers sort, weigh and count fish; and a market for sales to the public. The center is part of the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences, which is recognized as one of the world's premier schools for fisheries education, research and outreach.

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The Center for Aquatic Resource Management is located at the E.W. Shell Fisheries Research Center at 2101 N. College St. in Auburn.

  • From downtown Auburn, travel north on North College Street (Alabama Highway 147) for about three miles. The center is located on the left.
  • From U.S. Highway 280, turn south onto Alabama Highway 147 and travel about 1.5 miles. The center is located on the right.

Contact Information

  • Karen Lee Veverica, Director
    Center for Aquatic Resource Management
    2101 North College Street
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 844-4667