Project Details

Introduction of New Aquaculture Species for Biological Culture Assessment, Year 2

July 1, 1991

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $50,740 University of Hawaii Sea Grant Extension Service, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and University of Florida B. Miller, P. Olin, R. Bailey, C. Brown, and F. Chapman
  1. Import and evaluate the culture potential of the green-lip abalone, Haliotis laevigata.
  2. Obtain a market assessment of the tropical ornamental fish and aquatic plant industry.
  3. Import and evaluate the culture potential of selected species of freshwater ornamental fish including optimum grow-out methods and economic evaluation.
  4. Develop protocols for larval rearing and grow-out of the silver arowana, Osteoglossum bicirrohosum.
  5. Develop production methods for Tubifex worms and evaluate