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Simon Yuan, Fisheries and Aquaculture Technician

Building 480, Room 102


Simon Yuan has been working in the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture for over a decade, and his specialty is in all aspects of shellfish and invertebrate aquaculture, including algae culture. He has supported technical aspects of almost every course offered over his time at VIU, and is now the main technician responsible for the Fisheries and Aquaculture duties such as ordering, lab management and lab set up and clean up. He also has a great rapport with students, and you can often find him collecting seaweeds and attending field trips and surveys.


  • Master in Aquaculture, Dalian Fisheries University
    • Located in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, Dalian Ocean University has developed into the most exclusive university with a wide diversity of disciplines in northern China which features aquaculture, oceanic science and technology.