Joseph K Buttner

Professional Details

Title: Professor
Office: MH-538C
Phone: 978-542-6703

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
2565 01 BIO121 Diversity of Life
2651 01 BIO345 Introduction to Aquaculture
2652 L21 BIO345 Introduction to Aquaculture
4096 09 BIO408N Research in Biology
4172 D5 BIO407 Directed Study in Biology

Professional Biography

Position: Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Program Coordinator, Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center and Cat Cove Marine Laboratory Education: B.Sc. Biology, Loyola University of Chicago, IL M.Sc. Biology, Loyola University of Chicago, IL Ph.D. Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Professional Interests

dr. joe is a AFS Certified Fisheries Scientist with an aquaculture specialization. His research and extension efforts target freshwater and marine organisms, finfish and shellfish, open, semi-closed and closed systems. Teaching responsibilities include all aquaculture courses (Introduction to Aquaculture, Aquaculture Methods, Advanced Aquaculture, Internship in Aquaculture), Fish Biology, Senior Seminar, and Diversity of Life as well as graduate courses (Topics in Aquaculture and Estuarine Ecology). For a synopsis of recent and on-going activities, please visit our website:

Selected Publications

dr joe has authored in excess of 70 peer reviewed, technical and lay papers, including:

Selected Presentations

dr joe has delivered in excess of 100 presentations before professional, technical and lay audiences, including: