Project Details

Disease Management and Virology for Hawaiian Aquaculture, Year 08

July 1, 2000

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
American Samoa $72,937 Hawaii Aquaculture Development Program, Oceanic Institute, and University of Hawaii at Manoa R. Bullis, J. Corbin, and Y. Lu
  • Objective 1. Document the morphology and histopathology of larval and fry ornamental fishes from the HUFA enrichment diet trials in the CTSA freshwater ornamental project.
  • Objective 2. Establish a continuous cell line from each of the following fishes: the clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), the seahorse (Hippocampus erectus), the omilu (Caranx melampygus) and the snakehead (Channa striatus).
  • Objective 3. Provide fish virus culture and identification support services to the freshwater and marine fish aquaculturists in Hawaii.
  • Objective 4. Conduct two fish health training classes and provide effective communication of the class schedule.
  • Objective 5. Provide technology transfer publications to the industry.