Project #1: 1971 - 1975
Company Name: Oceanography Mariculture Industries, Inc. (OMI).
OMI was a publicly traded corporation (OTC).
This farm was constructed on the central south coast of the Dominican Republic just east of Boca Chica.
Production: Last reported pompano stranding crop in 1974 was 750,000 fish varying in size between 25 grams to 450 grams.
Key Scientific Staff: Michael F. McMaster: V.P. Research and Development, also Director of Pompano egg, fry, and juvenile production.
Thomas C. Kloth: Manager of broodstock and egg production.