Project Details

Marine Ornamentals Phase II, Year 2: Mass Culture Techniques for Pygmy Angelfish and Broodstock Management of Hawaiian Wrasses

July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2007

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $100,000 Oceanic Institute C. Laidley
  1. Refine mass culture techniques and demonstrate protocol for commercial-scale production of flame angelfish.
  2. Initiate on-farm testing of flame angelfish culture technology.
  3. Test the physical conformity of captured versus farmed flame angelfish.
  4. Establish and monitor broodstock populations of an endemic Hawaiian wrasse species.
  5. Provide an industry workshop to convey and demonstrate the latest findings on flame angelfish culture techniques and spawning performance of captive wrasse.


Final Report