POLYCULTURE OF MARINE SHRIMP AND OYSTERS IN PONDS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Commerce
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$167,000.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
7612
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
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Harry L Cook
President & Farm Manager
() -
Business Contact:
() -
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.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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