Disease Management in Pacific Aquaculture, Year 12
|Hawaii||$100,000||University of Hawaii at Manoa and Oceanic Institute||T. Lewis, D. Montgomery-Brock, and C. Laidley|
- Identify and characterize antigens in the efficacious vaccine fractions, and characterize the antibody response in moi against Cryptocaryon irritans.
- Survey the types and quantity of parasites and other pathogens that may be introduced into the state of Hawaii through imported ornamental freshwater fish.
- Evaluate the efficacy of cleaner fish as a non-chemical method to control ectoparasite levels in marine broodstock populations.
- Technology transfer of project results.