Developing Strategies For the Prevention and Mitigation of Francisella noatunensis subsp. orientalis (syn. F. asiatica) Outbreaks in Cultured Tilapia in Hawaii
|Hawaii||$100,000||University of Hawaii at Manoa||Clyde Tamaru, Ph.D.|
- Establish the culture of P. vietnamensis at BIAC.
- Technology transfer of the hatchery-based aquaculture between the Micronesians to strengthen capacity building.
- Determine whether Fno remains in the environment after infected fish are removed.
- Summarize results and disseminate information through the scientific community and in lay terms via classical extension and outreach activities (e.g., newsletter, technical handout and workshops).