Location Funding Institution Principal Investigator(s)
Federated States of Micronesia $69,836 College of Micronesia Land Grant Program Masahiro Ito

1. Search and collect sandfish (H. Scabra) broodstock in the Pohnpei lagoon.

2. Conduct broodstock conditioning, spawning induction, and larval rearing.

3. Develop a method for sandfish juvenile production in Pohnpei.

4. Train Micronesians in sea cucumber hatchery operation.