Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association

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Catherine Mwakosya

Institution: Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI)
Grant Type: Individual
Gender: Female
Year of Approval: 2013
Support from WIOMSA:
Country: South Africa

To visit the Foundation For Advancement of International Science, Tokyo, Japan to undertake the following activities:

  1. DNA extraction, PCR and Sequencing to obtain genetic sequence of those samples.
  2. Establish whether the two species of penaeid (Fenneropenaeus indicus and Metapenaeus monoceros) stocks are genetically distinct or mixture of the populations from the three main prawns fishing zones using DNA sequencing of mtDNA-CR and mtDNA-CO.
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