Training

Training at Oceanic Institute

Oceanic Institute conducts training programs for aqua farmers, aquaculture researchers, and those looking to start aquaculture operations from all over Hawaii and the U.S. mainland, as well as people from many countries including Belize, Brazil, Burma, China, Egypt, France, Indonesia, Israel, Oman, Taiwan and Turkey.

OI' training courses are offered on a regular basis and in a wide range of aquaculture practices. OI specializes in the development and transfer of technology through training.

Custom training programs can be designed to focus on areas of particular concern, such as mass algae production or Pacific threadfin culture.

OI employs technical trainers and lecturers and has classroom facilities for orientation/lectures. OI also has outdoor demonstration facilities available on site to accommodate trainees. The training courses provide hands-on experience using OI's extensive laboratory, maturation, hatchery and pond facilities.

Costs may vary according to the number of students/trainees per group and subject matter. The fee includes all supplies and materials associated with the course. It does not include transportation or room and board.

All courses are conducted at Oceanic Institute, Makapuu Point, Waimanalo, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. A Certificate of Award is presented on graduation.

Although it is affiliated with Hawai'i Pacific University, Oceanic Institute is not an accredited university.

Courses topics include:

MATURATION, REPRODUCTION and LARVAL REARING OF SELECTED REEF FINFISH

AQUATIC CHEMISTRY AND PLANKTON BIOLOGY