Project Details

Aquaculture Extension and Training Support for the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands, Year 02

July 1, 1989

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Republic of the Marshall Islands $82,870 College of Micronesia C. Crawford
  1. Provide aquaculture extension support to private operators and local fishery/aquaculture staff to develop commercial and subsistence aquaculture crops within the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Palau, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), and American Samoa.
  2. Concentrate on establishing giant clam aquaculture in each region by providing extension support and training for the operation and management of giant clam hatcheries and grow-out farms. Establish a successfully operating giant clam hatchery and farm on Kosrae, which will provide an additional source of seedstock and a demonstration facility for training Micronesians.
  3. Investigate the requirements and practicalities of developing the aquaculture of other species.