Project Details

Transitioning Hawaii’s Freshwater Ornamental Aquaculture Industry, Year 02

July 1, 2000

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $75,000 University of Hawaii Sea Grant Extension Service C. Tamaru
  • Objective 1. Invite industry expert(s) to partcipate in a conference on marketing trends in the freshwater ornamental fish industry.
  • Objective 2. Investigate use of carotenoids for color enhancement.
  • Objective 3. Validate techniques for artificial insemination of live bearers.
  • Objective 4. Determine minimum effective dosage of Ovaprim for induction of spawning.
  • Objective 5. Validate factors affecting the sex ratio in swordtails.
  • Objective 6. Conduct technology transfer activities.


Progress Report