MPEDA-RGCA_Establishment of a Satellite Nucleus of the GIFT Strain at Rajiv Gandhi Center for Aquaculture (RGCA), India: Phase II_Annual Report_April 2021 -March 2022
GIFT germ plasm was supplied to RGCA in 2011 and 2016. Considering 2011 as G0, RGCA had 62 unique families of G7 in 2019. Using the mating list and mating design provided by WorldFish, RGCA Genetics and breeding team produced 41 and 27 families of G8 and G9 in 2020 and 2021, respectively. 27 families of G9 were reared as per RGCA SOP and collected all the relevant data to enable selection of G9 fish for producing G10. The first annual report for the period April 2019 to March 2020 was submitted in April 2020 and the second annual report for the period April 2020-March 2021 was submitted in April 2021. Both were approved by RGCA/MPEDA. This third annual report covers the period April 2021 to March 2022.