Demonstration of Seedstock Transportation and Spawning Synchronization for Sturgeon
July 1, 2005 - May 31, 2008
|Hawaii||$12,000||University of Florida||F. Chapman|
- Develop transportation guidelines for sturgeon embryos (seedstock), with special emphasis placed on the importance of temperature during shipment.
- Establish final maturation and spawning protocols for Russian sturgeon (A. gueldenstaedti), in Hawaii including short-term storage of semen for spawning synchronization.
- Conduct a one-day workshop on sturgeon aquaculture practices, with dual emphasis in acquisition and shipping of sturgeon livestock and in the rearing of sturgeon for meat, caviar, and broodstock.