Dr. Fox is heavily involved in research development with Marine Resource Development at the Harte Research Institute and is a member of the Life Science Department at TAMUCC and is jointly appointed with AgriLife. He has national and international connections with fisheries/aquaculture groups and has developed joint relationships in terms of development of the oyster aquaculture industry. He also interacts with various extension and research counterparts in other states, especially in the Gulf Coast states producing oysters via aquaculture. While his research efforts are largely in the field of industry and economic development, he also is involved with writing and pursuing/encumbering funding for large scale proposals related to aquaculture/estuarine ecology projects.
Fisheries Mariculture and Oyster Aquaculture