1. Collection
Registered Number 813
Acronym CAIM
Full Name Collection of Aquatic Important Microorganisms
Institution CIAD/Mazatlan Unit for Aquaculture and Environmental Management
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Bruno Gomez-Gil
Postal Address AP 711,Mazatlan,Sinaloa,82000
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52) 669-9898700
Fax 1 (52) 669-9898701
E-mail 1 bruno@ciad.mx
Homepage http://www.ciad.mx/caim 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor CIAD, A.C.
5. Personnel
Dr. Bruno Gomez-Gil
Curator Mr. Carmen Bolan-Mejia (Technician)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Molecular biology (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Marine biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Biochemical test
Molecular biology (16S, REP-PCR)
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadCECT(Spain)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1883 1416
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Academic culture collections
Exchange with Academic culture collections
Fee for Industry or for profit organizations
Fee for US $20.00 for academia
Fee for US $40.00 for industry
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.ciad.mx/caim
10. Services
Services Distribution(Bacteria)
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service fingerprinting of strains by PCR
Identification by 16S rRNA
Genome sequencing
16S-tag metagenomics
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2001-05-10
Date of Reply 2013-03-23
12. Strains