Project Details

Regional Biosecurity: Operational Biosecurity and Diagnostic Surveillance

July 1, 2008 - August 31, 2010

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $199,997 Oceanic Institute, Aquaculture Development Program, University of Hawaii at Manoa Charles Laidley, Ph.D., Amanda Lowrey, Ph.D., Clyde Tamaru, Ph.D

Year 1

  1. Develop a survey plan for reviewing operational biosecurity for aquaculture operations in the Pacific Region.
  2. Complete a general biosecurity assessment of aquaculture operations in Hawaii


Year 2

  1. Complete specific biosecurity assessments of specific farm operations for each of the major culture species.
  2. Write a project report reviewing species-specific operational biosecurity for specific farm operations in Hawaii and the Pacific Region.
  3. Convene biosecurity workshops reviewing the biosecurity evaluation facilitating further discussion on aquaculture biosecurity and future needs in the Islands.