(Aquaculture Technology Incubation Centre of MPEDA)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
Affiliated by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Broodstock Multiplication Centre (BMC) of L. vannamei was established by RGCA during 2012 at Mangamaripeta, Bhimunipatnam, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
For SPF L. vannamei broodstock, please contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Mobile Number: +91 75988 42296
Since inception (BMC) of L. vannamei project sold 2,03,784 Nos of Crab Instar seed to 326 benificiaries
To produce SPF Pacific White Shrimp (Litopeneaus vannamei) Broodstock from the germplasm (PPLs - Parental Post Larvae) imported from authorized foreign supplier, for supplying to CAA approved shrimp hatcheries across India.
To maintain the utmost biosecurity to safeguard the SPF status of the broodstock being reared.
In 2009 L. vannamei , commonly known as the Pacific White Shrimp, introduced in India for commercial farming. Within three years of its introduction L. vannamei has become the most preferred species of shrimp for aquaculture in the country.
The BMC facility of MPEDA-RGCA is supplying domestically raised SPF L. vannamei brooders in a cheaper rate than the imported brooders as FIRST BMC in India.
BMC equipped with Sea-water chillers / Online chillers for improved performance of male and better survival rate of Broodstock.
Diatoms (Chaetoceros & Thallassiosira) are being cultured to meet the demand of the facility.
Regular PCR analysis for the BMC shrimp samples is undertaken by RGCA's Central Pathology Lab (NABL accredited) at Sirkazhi, Tamil Nadu & cross verification takes place at University of Arizona, USA.
Regular water quality and microbiological samples are being analyzed in BMC's in-house lab to check the listed pathogen free status.
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Project Director (SB & A)
Principal Scientific Officer [In charge]
Senior Field Officer
Senior Scientific Officer
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