[Coral-List] Lionfish Control RFP Announcement

Mcguire,Maia Patterson mpmcg at ufl.edu
Fri Jun 1 08:51:02 EDT 2012

Note that "NOAA South Atlantic and Caribbean Regions" encompasses NC, SC, GA, FL, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands... Please forward as appropriate.


Florida Sea Grant is pleased to announce a call for proposals for research on identifying methods to control the spread of and/or reduce the impacts of lionfish in the NOAA South Atlantic and Caribbean Regions.

Please help us in distributing this announcement to faculty affiliated with your University who would be interested in this topic. The RFP requirements and application instructions can be found at the following link.


Florida Sea Grant requests that interested PIs carefully read the RFP in regard to: (a) the due date, because there will be no late proposals accepted; (b) the requirements about the location of lead PIs; (c) the desire to involve students; (d) the specific priorities for this RFP; and (e) the options about conducting research in one of the two NOAA regions for up to $150,000 or encompassing both regions for up to $300,000 total for projects lasting two years. This RFP is soliciting two year projects. The funding amounts listed are the maximum that can be requested and will be distributed over two years.

Questions regarding this RFP can be directed to Florida Sea Grant Director Dr. Karl Havens (khavens at ufl.edu<mailto:khavens at ufl.edu>) or to the Florida Sea Grant Aquatic Invasive Species Specialist Dr. Maia McGuire (mpmcg at ufl.edu<mailto:mpmcg at ufl.edu>).

Thank You,


Charles Sidman, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Research
Florida Sea Grant
University of Florida

Phone: (352) 392-5870
Email: csidman at ufl.edu<mailto:csidman at ufl.edu>

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