Tiphanie Dillion is an aquaculture technician at Perciformes Group LLC. Tiphanie’s expertise lies in live feed culture, which is a critical aspect in the larval rearing process in marine finfish. She has single handedly developed and run numerous live feed programs. She is also well versed in the larval rearing of marine finfish from broodstock husbandry, to spawning, to nursery husbandry.
Eric Schnatter is an aquaculture technician at Perciformes Group LLC. Eric gained valuable field experience while attending the Carteret Community College and working with Hubbs-Seaworld Research Institute. During his previous experiences studying and working at these facilities, Eric has designed, constructed, and maintained recirculating aquaculture systems. He also gained valuable knowledge in culture high value marine finfish. Some species include Cobia (Rachycentron canadum), and White Seabass (Atractoscion nobilis). Eric brings a unique skill set to Perciformes by providing knowledge in culturing marine finfish as well as system maintenance..
John Henry Francis is a Researcher for Perciformes Group. His educational background includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Marine Science from Coastal Carolina University and a Master’s of Science in Coastal Science specializing in Chemical Oceanography from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM). John has numerous experience in growing marine protein ranging from shrimp to finfish.
Christopher’s responsibilities include all aspects of the aquaculture program at Perciformes Group LLC. This includes designing recirculating aquaculture systems and production methods, as well as, overseeing the day to day operation of the research and development facility. He earned a Masters of Science in Coastal Science specializing in marine aquaculture from The University of Southern Mississippi (USM).
Dylan Black is the operations manager at Perciformes Group. He attended Texas A&M University at Galveston where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Biology. Dylan has experience in building and designing aquaculture systems along with many production techniques to grow fish in an economically and environmentally sound manner.