Fish seed improvement

NARDTC offers improved seed and broodstock to hatcheries in the country. Our  broodstock    undergoes the most stringent selective breeding procedures using   combination of all   information on the fish and their pedigrees. Estimates are carried out using BLUP selective    breeding procedures. The centre is currently developing the   improved seed and providing   improved seed and broodstock of Nile tilapia   (Oreochromis niloticus), African catfish (Clarias   gariepinus) and ningu or African carp (Labeo victorianus).