Project Details

Transitioning Hawaii’s Freshwater Ornamental Fish Industry, Year 03

July 1, 2001 - March 31, 2004

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $70,000 University of Hawaii Sea Grant Extension Service C. Tamaru
  1. Produce a position paper summarizing the current status of Hawaii’s freshwater ornamental fish industry.
  2. Field test the artificial insemination technique to increase efficiency in the commercial production of lyretail swordtails.
  3. Demonstrate the cost effectiveness of specialization in the production of freshwater ornamental fishes.
  4. Provide technical assistance in the form of workshops, verbal communication, written material and site visits.


Progress Report