Kevin Murphy is a Zoologist who has been working in the Aquaculture field for over 30 years. He graduated from NUIG with an Honours B Sc (Zoology).
Kevin has worked up and down the West coast of Ireland with all of the Irish salmon farmers – providing technical support and advising on fish welfare issues.
He has worked for Mowi (Ireland) & Skretting (Ireland) for a number of years, both as principal Fish Health Manager.
Kevin has worked as an Aquaculture Consultant for several years working on large projects such as:
- The Marine Institute (Kevin was the main author of The Farmed Salmonid Health Handbook & A Fish Health Code of Practice for Salmonid Aquaculture in Ireland).
- Fish Vet Group Ireland (various epidemiological studies, site visits, workshops).
- SAI Global (auditor for ASC, Global GAP, EU Organic, Naturland, HACCP).
Kevin has auditing experience working for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council – in several countries including Norway, Scotland, Turkey, USA and Canada.
Kevin is an award-winning amateur wildlife photographer. His work has earned him a Fellowship Distinction of the Irish Photographic Federation. He is also a member of Birdwatch Ireland and Irish Wildlife Trust.
Kevin’s role in APS is that of Validation Scientist.