Commonwealth of the North Mariana Islands

Land Area: 477 sq km
EEZ (x1000): 777 sq km
Area comparative: 2.5 times the size of Washington, D.C.

Islands: 14 including Saipan, Rota and Tinian

Population: 53,855 (2013 est.)
GDP per capita: $12,500 (2000 est.)

Aquaculture production: There are currently a few commercial farms and several backyard farms.

Aquacultured species: Tilapia and marine shrimp

Extension Contact:
Michael Ogo
Aquaculture Extension and Research
Northern Marianas College
P. 670-234-5498 (ext 1728)
F. 670-234-0054
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