Project Details

Artificially Propagating the Feather-Duster Worm (Sabellastarte spectabilis) for the Marine Ornamental Trade

July 1, 2006 - September 30, 2008

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $35,000 University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program C. Tamaru
  1. Determine the most cost-effective substrate for settlement.
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  3. Determine whether supplemental feeding results in maturation of captive broodstock.
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  5. Field test growout techniques in collaboration with private sector partners.
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  7. Conduct technology transfer in the form of a workshop, factsheet, newsletter article, and peer-reviewed journal manuscript.