Project Details

Improving the Hatchery Output of the Hawaiian Pink Snapper, Pristipomoides filamentosus to Meet Stock Enhancement and Open Ocean Aquaculture Expectations - Year 1

July 1, 2007 - September 30, 2009

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $24,000 Hawaii Institue of Marine Biology Clyde S. Tamaru, Ph.D.
  1. Increase survivorship and growth of opakapaka larvae by 10-fold through improvements in live feeds through controlled feeding trials and complementary observations on foraging behavior.
  2. Increase hatchery output by improving other tank conditions.
  3. Transfer developed technology to end users.