John W. Davidson III

Research Scientist, Freshwater Institute


John DavidsonJohn Davidson is a Research Scientist with the Freshwater Institute. He is responsible for managing research projects and for contributing to grant proposals and peer-reviewed and industry press publications spanning a broad range of topics, including fish production technologies, fish biology and physiological performance, water quality, waste management practices, sustainable aquafeeds, and standard operating procedures for land-based fish production. John has worked for the Freshwater Institute for more than 20 years, publishing numerous research and industry articles focused on fish production in recirculating aquaculture systems earning him Intrafish’s 40 under 40 Award honoring aquaculture and seafood professionals and multiple Superior Paper Awards from the Aquacultural Engineering Society. He holds a Master of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Resources from West Virginia University and a Bachelor of Science from Shepherd University.

Contact: jdavidson@conservationfund.org   Phone: 304-876-2815, ext.221   Office: Freshwater Institute, National Headquarters (WV)

Projects

Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

Supplementing Brown Trout for Maryland Anglers

A collaboration between the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The...
Researching and Restoring West Virginia’s Declining Brook Trout Population

Researching and Restoring West Virginia’s Declining Brook Trout Population

West Virginia’s native brook trout populations are struggling. A collaboration between...
Creating a Catch for Maryland Anglers

Creating a Catch for Maryland Anglers

Every year thousands of anglers cast a line into Maryland’s waters...
CtrlAQUA Research Center and The Freshwater Institute

CtrlAQUA Research Center and The Freshwater Institute

The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, a recognized expert in the technology...
Seafood

Seafood's "40 under 40": John Davidson

John Davidson is a senior research associate at the Conservation Fund’s...
Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

Land-Based Closed-Containment Aquaculture with the Atlantic Salmon Federation

In 2011 two conservation organizations came to the same understanding, an...
Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems

Improving the Sustainability of Land-Based Closed-Containment Systems

Research at The Freshwater Institute focuses on developing and improving technologies...
Development of Sustainable Land-Based Aquaculture Production Systems

Development of Sustainable Land-Based Aquaculture Production Systems

A Cooperative Agreement funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural...