Location Funding Institution Principal Investigator(s)
Hawaii $100,000 University of Hawaii at Manoa and Oceanic Institute T. Lewis, D. Montgomery-Brock, and C. Laidley
  1. Identify and characterize antigens in the efficacious vaccine fractions, and characterize the antibody response in moi against Cryptocaryon irritans.
  2. Survey the types and quantity of parasites and other pathogens that may be introduced into the state of Hawaii through imported ornamental freshwater fish.
  3. Evaluate the efficacy of cleaner fish as a non-chemical method to control ectoparasite levels in marine broodstock populations.
  4. Technology transfer of project results.


Final Report