Research Ponds

Aquaculture Facilities

Kentucky State University’s Aquaculture Research Center has 33 research ponds. These ponds consist of 24 (0.10 acre) and nine (0.05 acre) ponds set up with in-flow reservoir water and mechanical aeration. Species studied in these ponds include: paddlefish, largemouth bass, hybrid striped bass, channel catfish, tilapia, koi, walleye, blue catfish, yellow perch, hybrid bluegill, freshwater prawns and Australian red-claw crayfish.