Determining aquaculture bottlenecks of Pacific threadfin (Polydactylus sexfilis) : Increasing fry survival, growth, and quality, Years 1 and 2 (Yr. 1)
July 1, 2007 - December 31, 2009
|Hawaii||$162,000||University of Hawaii and Oceanic Institute||E. Gordon Grau|
- Assess the capacity to increase TH deposition into fertilized moi eggs by exposing moi broodstock to iodide through dietary and/or rearing water supplementation (Year 1).
- Assess the efficacy of increased TH deposition in moi eggs to improve the survival and growth of moi larvae and fry to stocking size (Year 1).
- Determine the efficacy of adding iodide to larval/fry rearing water to increase their survival and growth to stocking size (Years 1 and 2).
- Prepare reports and publications for dissemination and transfer of technology and methodologies to the public (Years 1 and 2).