Project Details

Disease Management in Hawaiian Aquaculture, Year 01

July 1, 1992

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $41,638 Hawaii Aquaculture Development Program and University of Hawaii at Manoa J. Brock and B. LeaMaster
  1. Identify contributing factors that may be important to the occurrence of bacterial diseases during grow-out of Chinese catfish (Clarias fuscus). Develop practical strategies for the control of bacterial diseases during grow-out of Chinese catfish in Hawaii.
  2. Field test an approach for IHHNV decontamination of shrimp ponds.
  3. Survey groups of imported freshwater tropical fish to document mortality patterns, portray environmental conditions, and the presence and prevalence of certain protozoan and metazoan parasites and specific bacterial pathogens.
  4. Implement management practices and standard disease treatment strategies to improve fish survivability and reduce the abundance of pathogenic parasites in imported groups of freshwater tropical aquarium fish.