Allen Riggs formerly served as the aquatic species veterinarian for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture. He is a member of the Technical Advisory Committee – Regional Aquaculture Center for Tropical and Subtropical Aquaculture.
Prior to coming to Hawaii in 2005, Dr. Riggs was involved in providing extension services through the University of Florida to the Florida aquaculture industry and served as Staff Veterinarian in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He also served as the Veterinary Consultant and Aquarist at the Key West Aquarium. Dr. Riggs is an avid scuba diver and holds a Master Scuba Diver Trainer rating.