Project Details

DNA-Based Identification and Selection of High Growth Tilapia in Hawaii

July 1, 2009

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $100,000 University of Hawaii at Manoa Jinzeng Yang, Ph.D.
    Year 1
  1. Identify and classify wild and captive tilapia strains and hybrids in Hawaii by DNA-based methods.
  2. Year 2
  3. Develop DNA-based testing tools for selecting high-growth tilapia by using existing strains or hybrids in Hawaii.
  4. Distribute educational materials and research results.