RASTECH Magazine

Virtual Event
RAS Virtual Summit
September 16, 2020 at 11:00am ET

1:30 - 2:10pm
Live Q & A

Speaker: Dr. Carole Engle, Aquaculture Economist


Dr. Carole Engle

Dr. Carole Engle is an aquaculture economist with more than 40 years of research, extension, and teaching experience, devoted entirely to the economics and marketing of aquaculture. In the U.S., Engle has worked on various economics and marketing topics related to catfish, trout, shellfish (both coasts), hybrid striped bass, baitfish, sportfish, tilapia, and seaweed aquaculture and for production systems that include ponds, raceways, aquaponics, RAS, and various types of both suspended and bottom culture methods for shellfish. Engle is immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal, Aquaculture Economics & Management, and immediate past-President of the International Association of Aquaculture Economics & Management. Engle has also served as past-President of the U.S. Aquaculture Society and is the immediate past-Executive Editor of the Journal of the World Aquaculture Society.

Publications include: 5 books (including the 2019 printing of Aquaculture Businesses as well as Aquaculture Economics and Financing, and the 2017 2nd edition of the Aquaculture Marketing Handbook), 133 refereed journal articles, 18 editorials, 17 magazine columns, 49 book chapters & monographs, 20 proceedings articles, and 114 extension fact sheets/popular articles. Grants and contracts total 86 different externally funded awards with total grant funding received of $19.4 million. Engle has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the U.S. Aquaculture Society, the McCraren Award from the National Aquaculture Association (three times), Researcher of the Year from the Catfish Farmers of America and Distinguished Service Award from the Catfish Farmers of Arkansas (twice).