Project Details

Development of Black-Lip Pearl Oyster Farming in Micronesia

July 1, 2000

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Federated States of Micronesia $56,528 University of Hawaii at Hilo M. Haws

Component 1

  • Objective 1. Comparison of site-specific rates of snail predation for juvenile pearl oysters.
  • Objective 2. Reduction of fish-induced juvenile and adult mortality through development and testing of improved net panels.
  • Objective 3. Capacity building for a local women’s group in manufacturing of net panels.
  • Objective 4. Training and technology transfer.
  • Objective 5. Pearl farming economics study

Component 2

  • Objective 1. Demonstration and seed supply.
  • Objective 2. Training and technical transfer.


Progress Report