Project Details

Sea Cucumber Hatchery Production Technology Transfer in Pohnpei, the Federated States of Micronesia, Years 1-2

July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2009

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Federated States of Micronesia $69,836 College of Micronesia Land Grant Program Masahiro Ito

1. Search and collect sandfish (H. Scabra) broodstock in the Pohnpei lagoon.

2. Conduct broodstock conditioning, spawning induction, and larval rearing.

3. Develop a method for sandfish juvenile production in Pohnpei.

4. Train Micronesians in sea cucumber hatchery operation.