Hui Gong Jiang

Hui Jiang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Aquaculture

location  Office Location:  ALS 215
Mailing Address: UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923


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Research interests

  • The interactive relationship between nutrition, genetics and health in aquaculture practices
  • Implementing environmentally-friendly husbandry technologies
  • Improving nutrient efficiency via shrimp genetic


  • B.S., Ecology and Environmental Biology, Ocean University of China
  • M.S., Marine Biology, Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Texas A&M University

Selected publications

  • Gong, H., 2017. How does Penaeus vannamei cope with low salinity water? Aquaculture Magazine 43: 68-70.
  • Gong, H., 2017. Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei (EHP): an Emerging pathogen in shrimp aquaculture. Aquaculture Magazine 43: 66-67.
  • Jang, I.K., H. Gong., 2016. Growing marine shrimp in the Sahara Desert. Aquaculture Magazine 42: 54-56.
  • Gong, H., 2015. RNAi in shrimp immune defense system. Aquaculture Magazine 41: 46-49.
  • Gong, H. 2015. Specific pathogen free Penaeus vannamei breeding program at the University of Guam. Aquaculture Magazine 41: 72-73.
  • Gong, H. 2014. Prebiotics in shrimp aquaculture. Aquaculture Magazine 40: 62-64.
  • Gong, H. 2014. Probiotics in shrimp aquaculture. Aquaculture Magazine 40: 60-61.
  • Gong, H., J.W. Brown. 2012. Using yellowfin tuna roe in a shrimp maturation diet. World Aquaculture 43: 48-52.
  • Gong, H., D.H. Jiang, F. Alig, A.L. Lawrence. 2012. Effects of dietary protein level and source on the growth and survival of two genetic lines of specific-pathogen-free Pacific white shrimp, Penaeus vannamei. Aquaculture 338-341: 118-123.
  • Gong, H. 2010. Promoting health management of shrimp aquaculture on Guam and the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands. Asian Fisheries Science 23: 447-461.
  • Ciobanu, D.C., J.W.M. Bastiaansen, J. Magrin, J.L. Rocha, D.H. Jiang, N. Yu, B. Geiger, N. Deeb, D. Rocha, H. Gong, B.P. Kinghorn, G.S. Plastow, H.A.M. van der Steen, A.J. Mileham. 2010. A major SNP resource for dissection of phenotypic and genetic variation in Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei). Animal Genetics 41: 39-47.
  • Gong, H., A.L. Lawrence, D.H. Jiang. 2003. Effect of dietary phospholipids on the choline requirement of Litopenaeus vannamei juveniles. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society 34: 289-299.
  • Jiang, D.H., A.L. Lawarence, W.H. Neill, H. Gong. 2000. Effects of temperature and salinity on nitrogenous excretion by Litopenaeus vannamei juveniles. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 253: 193-209. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-0981(00)00259-8
  • Gong, H., A.L. Lawrence, D.H. Jiang, F.L. Castille, D.M. Gatlin III. 2000. Lipid nutrition of juvenile Litopenaeus vannamei: I. Dietary cholesterol and de-oiled soy lecithin requirements and their interaction. Aquaculture 190: 305-324.