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Manual for the production of the Banggai cardinalfish, Pterapogon kauderni, in Hawaii

The production process described herein is economically viable in Hawai‘i and  may also be readily adopted by small family farms in coastal areas throughout the tropics

October 9, 2019


Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

II. SYSTEMATICS

III. GETTING STARTED

A. Establishing Broodstock

B. Establishing Mating Pairs 

C. Signs to Watch For 

D. Spawning Tanks 

IV. REPRODUCTION

A. Spawning 

B. Fecundity 

C. Larval Development 

D. Release of Juveniles 

E. Aborted Spawns 

V. BROODSTOCK NUTRITION AND FEEDING

A. Feeding Ecology

B. Feeder Guppies 

C. Essential Fatty Acids

D. Feeder Guppy Production

VI. BROODSTOCK SYSTEM

A. Types of Holding Facilities

B. Cage Construction 

VII. GROW-OUT SYSTEM 

A. Rain Garden’s Prototypes

B. Extensive Pond Culture 

C. Cage Culture 

D. Pond Preparation 

E. Grow-out and Feeding 

F. Supplementing with Artemia 

VIII. PRODUCTION, MARKETING AND ECONOMICS

A. Production Outputs 

B. Time to Market 

C. Prices and Outlook

D. Material Setup Costs 

IX. REFERENCES 

Authors

Steve Hopkins1, Harry Ako2 and Clyde S. Tamaru3

1Rain Garden Ornamentals, 49-041 Kamehameha Highway, Käne‘ohe, Hawai‘i 96744

3College Of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering, 1955 East-West Road, Room 511, Honolulu, HI 96822

3University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program, 2525 Correa Road, HIG 205, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96822

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