Projects

Funded Project #27 - Professional Development Training in the North Central Region

Description

The Twenty-seventh Project

Chaired by Carole Engle

Objectives:

  1. Assess the status of aquaculture associations in the NCR.
  2. Develop strategies to enhance association leadership and participation (e.g., workshops, mentoring, messaging, communication, member satisfaction, improve communication, incentivizing member participation).

  3.  Conduct training programs for individuals from state and multistate association(s) that support regional aquaculture development.

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Development of an all-female yellow perch population: A strategic approach using thermal manipulation, sperm selection, and genomic data analysis

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Development of an all-female yellow perch population: A strategic approach using thermal manipulation, sperm selection, and genomic data analysis

Chaired by Osvaldo J. Sepulveda Villet

Objectives: Read more about Development of an all-female yellow perch population: A strategic approach using thermal manipulation, sperm selection, and genomic data analysis

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Educating a workforce for the aquaculture industry: Matching skill needs of the aquaculture industry with U.S. career and technical education (CTE)

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Educating a workforce for the aquaculture industry: Matching skill needs of the aquaculture industry with US career and technical education (CTE)

Chaired by Dr. Barbara Evans

Objectives:

1. Assess the workforce needs for the aquaculture industry throughout the 12 states of the North Central Region (NCR). Identify which skills are needed in the workforce to promote industry growth. Read more about Educating a workforce for the aquaculture industry: Matching skill needs of the aquaculture industry with U.S. career and technical education (CTE)

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Comprehensive outreach and training program to expand development of NCR aquculture

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Comprehensive outreach and training program to expand development of NCR aquaculture

Chaired by D. Allen Pattillo

Objectives:

1.     Develop a comprehensive training program that addresses subject priorities critical to the advancement of NCR aquaculture.

2.     Identify a core team of subject experts who can develop and deliver high quality presentations and demonstrations throughout the NCR. Read more about Comprehensive outreach and training program to expand development of NCR aquculture

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Methyltestosterone Literature Review

Environmental Assessment of Use of 17"-methyltestosterone for Sex Inversion of Newly Hatched Tilapia: A Literature Review to Support the Investigational New Animal Drug Exemption and New Animal Drug Application for 17"-methyltestosterone

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Second Aquaculture Drugs Project - Methyltestosterone Literature Review

The objectives of this study, from December 1, 1996 to December 31, 1997, was Read more about Methyltestosterone Literature Review

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Florfenicol, Oxytetracycline, Chloramine-T, and Hydrogen Peroxide

Collection of Pivotal Field Efficacy Data and Tissue Residue Depletion Data in Support of a New Animal Drug Approval for Florfenicol, Oxytetracycline, and Chloramine-T

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The objectives of the third aquaculture drug project. (Florfenicol, oxytetracycline, and chloramine-T) include: Read more about Florfenicol, Oxytetracycline, Chloramine-T, and Hydrogen Peroxide

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Determinative Method for the (AQUI-S®) Marker Residue in Fillet Tissue

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The objectives of this funded aquaculture drug project are:

1. Interact with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) todetermine the data required to validate a determinative method for the AQUI-S® marker residue in fillet tissue from all species of coolwater and warmwater finfish.

2. Validate a proposed determinative method for the AQUI-S® marker residue in fillet tissue from all species of coolwater and warmwater finfish following Good Laboratory Practices. Read more about Determinative Method for the (AQUI-S®) Marker Residue in Fillet Tissue

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Methyltestosterone Feed Stability and Water Biodegradation Studies

Drug Approval Research on 17a-Methyltestosterone

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The objectives for the fourth aquaculture drug project, Drug Approval Research on 17-a Methyltestosterone, include:

1.Develop a robust and validated high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and liquid chromatography-mass spectroscopy (LC-MS) method to measure 17α-methyltosterone (MT) in fish feed.

2.Conduct a series of stability studies on MT in fish feed.

3.Gain acceptance from the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) for the series of stability studies. Read more about Methyltestosterone Feed Stability and Water Biodegradation Studies

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Methyltestosterone Target Animal Safety Study

Drug Approval Research on 17-a Methyltestosterone

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The objectives for the sixth aquaculture drug project (November 1, 2005 to October 31, 2006) include:

1. Interact with the Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) to determine the study design and protocol.

2. Submit the study protocol to CVM and gain acceptance from CVM for the study protocol. Read more about Methyltestosterone Target Animal Safety Study

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Effectiveness Research Leading to Approvals for Controlling Mortality in Coolwater and Warmwater Finfish Due to Aeromonad Infections with Terramycin 200 for Fish®

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Effectiveness research leading to approvals for controlling mortality in coolwater and warmwater finfish due to aeromonad infections with Terramycin 200 for fish® (oxytetracycline dihydrate) and Aquaflor® (florfenicol).

Objectives:

1. Identify the etiologic agent (Aeromonas spp.) from isolates collected from disease outbreaks in the NCR and characterize the disease syndrome before conducting any effectiveness studies. Read more about Effectiveness Research Leading to Approvals for Controlling Mortality in Coolwater and Warmwater Finfish Due to Aeromonad Infections with Terramycin 200 for Fish®

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Baitfish Funded Project #1

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The Baitfish Project was chaired by Dan Coble.  The objectives of the project include:

1. Conduct a comprehensive survey of the status of the bait fish industry in selected north central states to determine: a. species used; b. sizes of species marketed; c. sources of species; d. seasonal availability; e. shortfalls in supplies; f. relative value of various fish and nonfish species; and g. common problems of the industry that may need to be addressed by research. Read more about Baitfish Funded Project #1

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Baitfish Funded Project #2

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This project is chaired by Joe Morris, Iowa State University.  The following objectives are to be addressed.

1. Determine what techniques and strategies for early season, indoor spawning of golden shiners and subsequent stocking into ponds will result in growth to 76 mm (3 in) by November 1 of that year.

2. Develop economically viable culture techniques and strategies for growing spotfin shiners to a market size (greater than 51 mm [2 in]). Read more about Baitfish Funded Project #2

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1st North Central Regional (NCR) Aquaculture Conference

Description

This first Workshop/Conference  was chaired by Donald Garling.

Objectives:

  1. To provide a forum for exchange of aquaculture information and technology between private and public sector aquaculturists in the North Central Region.

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