The Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and Restoration Laboratory is located in the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Building. Our lab is about nine miles from the main campus in northwest Gainesville. Sites like the Devil’s Millhopper and the San Felasco nature preserve are just a few minutes away.

The physical address of the Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences program is:
7922 NW 71st Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
Phone: (352) 273.3645
Fax: (352) 392.3672

Our Facilities include:

Maps and Directions

From UF Campus

  • From campus at the corner of W. University Ave. and NW 13th St. (US 441) go north to NW 53rd Ave (3.5 mi.).  Go west past NW 43rd St and the Devil’s Millhopper State Park to NW 71st St.(4.6 mi.). Turn right (north), pass the USGS buildings and go to the end of the paved road (1.1 mi.). Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences and the Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants buildings are straight ahead. The Administration Building is the brick building to the east (your right).
  • Alternatively, from W. University Ave. you can take NW 34th St. north to NW 39th Ave. (2.5 mi.).  Turn left (west) and go to NW 43rd St. (1 mi.). Turn right.  Drive north on NW 43rd St.to NW 53rd Ave. (1 mi.). Turn left (west) and proceed as above.

From Interstate 75

  • Take Exit 390 (old Exit 77) at NW 39th Ave. Drive east to NW 43rd St. and proceed as above. There is no exit at NW 53rd Ave.