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Kevin Fitzsimmons 

Dr. Kevin Fitzsimmons is a past President of the World Aquaculture Society and a Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Arizona.   His research and extension work since 1981 have focused on improving the sustainability of the aquaculture industry in the US and abroad.  He has been a leader in the development of the tilapia farming industry on a worldwide basis.   Dr. Fitzsimmons is the Director of a three year USAID project “Developing a Sustainable Seafood Industry in Burma (Myanmar)”.   In April 2017, he was awarded his second Fulbright Award, a four-month research grant working on commercialization of alternative ingredients for aquaculture feeds in Vietnam and the rest of Southeast Asia 

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