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The Guam NSF EPSCoR Biorepository facilitates the consolidation and expansion of Guam’s natural history collections and provides state-of-the-art digitization, imaging, and mapping of local and regional marine fauna and flora. The Biorepository houses thousands of coral specimens, crustaceans, fishes, algae, and other organisms to serve as an archive of the biodiversity found within the Micronesian region.

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Research News

In February 2024, eight marine scientists from around the world will join Guam NSF EPSCoR for the first time ever to record as many organisms along the coasts of Guam.

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For more information about the Biorepository contact Dr. Terry Donaldson at For questions about the SPECIFY database or other technical inquiries please contact David Burdick at

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