UTILIZATION OF INNOVATION AQUACULTURE TECHNIQUES IN THE PRODUCTION OF SUPERIOR QUALITY NORI

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4641
Amount: $230,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Aquaculture Concepts
73-1125 Alihilani Pl, Kailua-kona, HI, 96740
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
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Business Contact
 STEVEN A. KATASE
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE GOAL OF THIS R&D PROJECT IS TO DETERMINE IF SUPERIOR QUALITY NORI CAN BE RAISED ON A COMMERCIAL SCALE UTILIZING INNOVATIVE AQUACULTURE METHODS. THREE MAJOR EXPERIMENTS WILLTEST THE NEW TECHNIQUES DESIGNED FOR A COMMERCIAL FARM. THE OBJECTIVES ARE 1) DETERMINE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE GROWOUTTANK; 2) TEST THE NURSERY TANK AND DESIGN AND DEVELOP ASSOC IATED METHODOLOGIES; 3) DETERMINE THE ACTUAL WATER REQUIRE MENTS FOR THE NEW TANK DESIGNS. TWO NURSERY AND FOUR GROWOUTTANKS WILL BE CONSTRUCTED AND USED TO CONDUCT THE EXPERIMENTS. THE CHOSEN SITE WILL ALLOW FOR THE YEAR-ROUND CULTURE OF NORI, PROVIDING A RESEARCH AND COMMERCIAL ADVANTAGE THAT THAT CANNOT BE SURPASSED.

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