Developing Genetically Fast-Growing Monosex Male Populations in Bluegill

Project

Description

The sixth Sunfish Funded Project.  Chaired by Han-Ping Wang

Objectives:

1.  Identify additional super-males and performance-selected females from existing populations.

2.  Create all-male bluegill populations by crossing super-males with females of selected and non-selected stocks.

3.  Rear Populations at two or more locations in the NCR.

4. Compare sex ratios and production characteristics of sub-populations as based on maternal stocks.

Participants:

Principal Investigator/Institution Objectives

Funding

Han-Ping Wang (The Ohio State University)      1-4

$124,000

Charles Hicks/James Wetzell II Lincoln University of Missouri)      3 & 4

$36,000

  Total $160,000

Final Bluegill Proposal.pdf

Termination Report

Project Number: 6

Duration: 
09/01/2013 to 08/31/2015
Award Amount: 
$160,000.00
Award Number: 
2012-38500-19550
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