IATTC-University of Miami joint studies

In November 2001, the IATTC entered into an agreement with the University of Miamiís Aquaculture Program and Center for Sustainable Fisheries to conduct joint studies of tunas and billfish at the Achotines Laboratory.  The joint program will involve investigations of aquaculture techniques used to rear yellowfin eggs and larvae.  A study will also be conducted of the feasibility of collecting, transporting and holding billfish broodstock at the Achotines Laboratory.