Dr. Harry Daniels, Associate Professor of Zoology NCSU. Combined 25 years commercial, research and extension experience and 12 years with southern flounder.
Dr. Christopher Dumas, Associate Professor of Economics, UNC Wilmington. Current research in summer and southern flounder aquaculture economics.
Dr. Ed Noga, Professor of Aquatic Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University. Specializes in infectious diseases of finfish and shellfish, with emphasis on immune mechanisms.
Dr. Tom Losordo , Professor of Biological & Agricultural Engineering NCSU. Combined 30+ years commercial, research and extension experience in recirculating aquaculture technology.
Dr. Wade Watanabe, Research Professor, Center for Marine Science, UNC Wilmington. 30 years research experience in marine finfish aquaculture, 12 years with southern and summer flounder reproduction.
Mr. Ryan Murashige, NCSU Southern Flounder Hatchery Manager& Marine Larval Specialist. Combined 20 years commercial and research experience in larviculture and growout of Japanese and southern flounder.
Mr. Roy Castle, Formerly with the Maryland Department of Agriculture, expertise in seafood marketing and retail.
Ms. Laura Shewmon, Extension Assistant, NCSU Zoology. Background in fish reproduction. Support staff to all aspects of flounder production at the NCSU facility.
Mrs. Poem Turner, Graduate Student, NCSU Zoology. Conducting research toward all-female southern flounder populations.
Mr. Christopher Woolridge, Broodstock Manager, Center for Marine Science, UNC Wilmington. Responsible for all aspects of broodstock management including nutrition, disease management, and photothermal and hormonal induction of spawning.