Ecological and Genetic Approaches to Develop Sustainable and Disease Free Fishes in the Great Lakes

Grant: # 0581

Grant Amount: $358,360.08

Board Decision Year: 2004

Michigan State University - Office of Contract & Grant Administration (East Lansing)

Office of Contract & Grant Administration

Scribner, Kim ( (517) 353-3288

GLFT - Ecosystem Health and Sustainable Fish Populations-C - Ecological and biological fisheries research to inform management

Project Details

PIs identified markers indicative of genetic predisposition to disease to identify salmonids and whitefish with heightened disease resistance. A mesocosm was used to evaluate performance and disease susceptibility, and role of native and introduced forage fish in pathogen dissemination.


Final Report