Project Details

Value Added Approach for Tuna Fish Roe: Local Ingredient for Shrimp Maturation Diet?

July 1, 2008 - November 30, 2010

LocationFundingInstitutionPrincipal Investigator(s)
Guam $50,000 University of Guam Hui Gong, Ph.D.
  1. Analyze the nutritional values of tuna fish roe, and verify its specific-pathogen free status.
  2. Develop a semi- moist maturation diet with tuna fish roe as the major ingredient.
  3. Evaluate the reproductive performance of shrimp fed with the tuna roe based maturation diet, in comparison with conventional fresh-frozen maturation feeding regimes.
  4. Publish the findings from the project and conduct one workshop on utilization of tuna fish roe as the technology transfer effort.