Project Details

Developing Strategies For the Prevention and Mitigation of Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis (syn. F. asiatica) Outbreaks in Cultured Tilapia in Hawaii

June 1, 2012

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $100,000 University of Hawaii at Manoa Clyde Tamaru, Ph.D.
  1. Establish the culture of P. vietnamensis at BIAC.
  2. Technology transfer of the hatchery-based aquaculture between the Micronesians to strengthen capacity building.
  3. Determine whether Fno remains in the environment after infected fish are removed.
  4. Summarize results and disseminate information through the scientific community and in lay terms via classical extension and outreach activities (e.g., newsletter, technical handout and workshops).