Biota Florida

Biota Aquariums

206-210 SW 19th Street,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33315
jake@thebiotagroup.com

About Us
  • Biota Group wholesale facility
  • Coral farm

Jake Phillips

General Manager

Jake is a Marine biologist with over a decade of experience in marine fish breeding and keeping. He manages all operations at our Biota FLL facility. Jake has worked in Aquarium stores, Aquaculture laboratories, wholesalers, and public aquariums around the country. At RWU Jake realized his passion for aquaculture, especially marine ornamental aquaculture while working in the CEED laboratory. This experience helped shape him into the fish nerd he is today.

Janice Destefano

Aquatics Husbandry Manager

Janice is currently a Marine Biology/Environmental policy major at Nova Southeastern University here in South Florida. Previously, she worked at the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences in Maine where she researched and published work on marine diatoms and bacterium.

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