The Lorenzen Lab

We are a research group in the Program of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. The lab was established with support from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

We undertake integrative, trans-disciplinary research in support of sustainable fisheries and aquatic resource conservation. On this site you can find information about our research interests, publications, people in the lab, teaching, and involvement in management practice and policy.

Contact: Dr. Kai Lorenzen (Professor), Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, FL 32653. Email: klorenzen@ufl.edu

Map 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.