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From GADTC : Researcher: Hui  Gong

Concrete ponds with raceway behind. Fiberglass tanks for shrimp and fish.

SHRIMP - GADTC produces high-health Penaeus (Litopenaeus) vannamei post-larvae for Guam and the Micronesian region and raises SPF shrimp broodstock for the Asian shrimp industry. The hatchery has a four year history of continuous health monitoring and is certified free of WSSV, IHHNV, TSV, YHV and IMNV.

 Healthy shrimp in fiberglass tank at the hatchery.

TILAPIA - GADTC has several strains of improved tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus hybrids) and produces both sex-reversed and mixed fry for farmers on Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Islands.


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