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School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

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Dr. Dayan Perera

Extension Specialist
Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries 
 Dr. Perera
1200 N. University Dr.
Mail Slot 4912
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

Phone: (870) 575-8138
Additional phone: (334) 744-0448
Fax: (870) 575-4638
Email: pererad@uapb.edu 
Current Research
 - The use of hydrated lime as a nonspecific piscicide
- The use of fungal protease from Aspergillus oryzae for egg separation in baitfish and sportfish 
- The impact of dense fry stocking and nursery rearing practices on channel and hybrid catfish 
- Triploid hybrid bass production 
- Triploid grass carp production
- The use of Xenogenics in hybrid crappie and hybrid catfish production