Name: Tzachi M Samocha
Affiliation: AgriLife Research
Department: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences; Corpus Christi AREC
Phone: 361.937.2268
Expertise: Development of closed, recirculating, limited-discharge raceway and pond systems for shrimp farming; use of constructed wetlands for effluent water recirculation; use of low salinity effluent water for irrigation. Using halophyte species (Salicornia) as filtering strips in coastal areas. Outdoor culture of microalgae for biofuel and bioproducts. Use of macroalgae as feed ingredient for cattle and aquatic animals.
Water Resources Program Areas:
  • Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Wetlands and Coastal Studies