POLYCULTURE OF MARINE SHRIMP AND OYSTERS IN PONDS

Award Information
Agency: Department of Commerce
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 7612
Amount: $167,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Ocean Ventures Inc.
Rte 3 Box 80d, Port Lavaca, TX, 77979
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Harry L Cook
 President & Farm Manager
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Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE PROPOSAL IS TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON POLYCULTURE OF OY- STERS IN PONDS WITH MARINE SHRIMPL SURVIVAL OF OYSTERS IN STATIC WATER PONDS IS LOW, BUT IT IS ANTICIPATED THE SURVI- VAL AND GROWTH WILL BE GOOD IN PONDS WHERE AERATION DEVICES CAUSE WATER TO CIRCULATE WITHIN THE POND. BESIDES THE OB- VIOUS ECONOMIC BENEFIT TO BE DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF OY- STERS, BENEFITS TO GENERAL POND PRODUCTIVITY ARE ANTICIPATEDCONVERSION OF PHYTOPLANKTON TO FECES AND PSEUDOFECES SHOULD HAVE A SPARING EFFECT ON SHRIMP FEED REQUIREMENTS. ALSO THEOYSTERS AND THEIR CULTURE SUPPORTS EILL PROVIDE GROWTH SITESFOR MANY ORGANISMS CONSUMED BY SHRIMP.

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