Meet Dr. Claude Boyd

 This series highlights speakers coming to the Pond Boss VII Conference & Expo. Speakers will present on a variety of topics, from aeration to wildlife management, as it relates to pond management and growing bigger fish. Learn more about the Pond Boss Conference here.


Claude E. Boyd is Professor Emeritus in the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences at Auburn University.  He received his B.S in chemistry entomology (1962) and M.S in insect toxicology from Mississippi State University (1963), and his Ph.D. in water quality from Auburn University (1966).  His research efforts have included ecology and utilization of aquatic weeds, pond liming and fertilization, water quality and aeration, pond bottom soil management, and hydrology of ponds.  In recent years, he has done considerable work on the environmental impacts of aquaculture and has been involved in many efforts towards developing better management practices to prevent negative impacts.  Both freshwater and brackishwater aquaculture have been included in these efforts.  Dr. Boyd’s teaching has focused on graduate training in water quality management and continuing education for professionals. He has been the major professor for 115 graduate students.  Dr. Boyd’s publications have included research, review, and experience papers in scientific journals, eight books, experiment station publications, and articles in trade journals (totaling over 400).  He has transferred his research findings to user groups through hundreds of international consultancy and advisory activities to farmers, industry, and various governmental and non-governmental organizations.


Listen to Dr. Boyd during the following sessions:

Pond Pros Series Breakfast: This event is focused on industry professionals and has limited seating. Interested in attending? Call our office at 800-687-6075

It All Starts With Water: Water Chemistry for Pondmeisters- What to know about water for good decisions.




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