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Company Information:

Name: Snapperfarm, Inc.
Address: PO Box 685
Culebra, PR 00775
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (787) 742-0641

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $108,480.00 2
SBIR Phase II $200,000.00 1

Award List:

Recruitment of Panulirus argus Spiny Lobster to Submerged Cages off Puerto Rico, and its Implications for the Development of a New, Sustainable and Profitable Aquaculture Operation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Brian O'Hanlon, President
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Spiny lobsters (Panulirus argus) have been successfully mated and spawned in captivity. However, researchers have had difficulty rearing large numbers of phyllosoma larvae through the many stages of the year long complex cycle. The alternative for mariculture is to bypass the larviculture stage… More

Refining Culture Technology for Growing Spiny Lobsters, Panulirus argus, from Pueruli to Market in Puerto Rico

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Brian O'Hanlon, VP, Operations
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Spiny lobster, Panulirus argus, aquaculture on a global scale is a small fraction of the total annual wild harvest. The ability to advance the culture of spiny lobsters will reduce the stress on the natural stock while providing a highly desired product. The culture cycle is dependent on the… More

Development of Effective and Low Cost Predator Exclusion Devices for Offshore Aquaculture Facilities in the United States EEZ

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Brian O'Hanlon, President
Award Amount: $58,480.00
Mariculture will be a significant global industry for food fish production. The United States lags behind other nations in the use of aquaculture to meet the growing demand for food fish in the global marketplace. Sustainable, offshore aquaculture will alleviate many problems currently faced by… More