Project Details

Disease Management in Hawaiian Aquaculture, Year 07

July 1, 1999

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $81,991 Hawaii Aquaculture Development Program and Oceanic Institute J. Brock and R. Bullis
  1. To establish a continuous cell line from each of the following fishes: the grey mullet (Mugil cephalus), moi (Polydactylus sexfilis), the green swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) and the angelfish (Pterophyllum scalare).
  2. To provide cell culture diagnostic services for the isolation of fish viruses for 10 case submissions of marine or freshwater fishes.
  3. To provide diagnostic support, pathogen testing and disease surveillance services to fish and shrimp farms and commercial hatcheries in Hawaii.
  4. To communicate to the industry the findings from the studies conducted in this project.