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Hawaii scientists to study offshore aquaculture

HAWAII - The Oceanic Institute of Waimanalo has been awarded a National Marine Aquaculture Initiative Grant to study offshore caged fish farming. </b> <br><br> The study by the Oceanic Institute and the University of Hawaii will look at Cates International, which grows moi in cages off the Ewa Plain on Oahu&#39;s south shore, and Kona Blue, which grows kahala under the brand name Kona Kampachi in cages off the Kona coast of the Big Island. <br><br> &quot;This project will look at the effects of effluent generated, disease transfer between wild and cultured stocks, and will consider the future development of offshore cages,&quot; said Oceanic Institute spokeswoman Paula Bender. <br><br> <i>Source: Pacific Business News</i>

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