For those who attended the Regional Aquatics Workshop last week, you know that it truly was Wicked RAWsome! Thanks to the fabulous hosts, the New England Aquarium.
The RAW Program Committee would like to recognize some of these fantastic presentations as the Best of RAW. These presentations rose to the top as innovative, thought-provoking, and representative of our industry. A special thank you to our at-large judges selected from the audience:
Congratulations!! to the Best of RAW 2017:
Barrett Christie: Effect of Supplemental Phosphorus and Organic Carbon on Nitrification during Cycling
Rob Jones: Stress and its Effects on Fish (including Mycobacteria)
Sandy Trautwein: Developing a Professional Team: Ideas from the Aquarium of the Pacific
Andy Rhyne: Hormone Induced Spawning of the Atlantic Lookdown, Selene vomer
Matt Wade: Hungry, Hungry Rhizostomes: Successful Rhizostome Culture Strategies at National Aquarium
Jennie Janssen and Brian Nelson: The Cuboid Invasion – Part 1: Sweating the Small Stuff
Mark Murray: Using Electricity to Bridge Temperate Sharks during Positive Reinforcement Training
Katy Duke: Plastic Fantastic? Taking up the challenge of going #OneLess and Fires happen! … How prepared are you?