CAR-CIFA organizes 3rd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture

The ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar in association with the Association of Aquaculturists’ organized the “3rd International Symposium on Genomics in Aquaculture” at its Kausalyaganga Campus from 21st to 23rd January, 2020. The Chief Guest, Prof. Dr Soumendra Mohan ...Read more


ICAR-CIBA inks MoU with A.R. Shrimp Hatchery for Knowledge Partnership

  ICAR-CIBA inks MoU with Private Shrimp Hatchery for Knowledge Partnership and Production of Indigenous Shrimp Seeds. The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the A.R. Shrimp Hatchery Pvt. Ltd., Tamil Nadu recently. Dr K.K. Vijayan, Director...Read more


Decline in sardine catch affects small scale fishers:  CMFRI study

Small-scale fishers in Kerala have suffered a huge financial loss owing to the decline in catch of oil sardine, said a study, indicating the depth of the crisis existing the marine fisheries sector of the State.  “Following the decrease of oil sardine, the livelihood security of small-scale fisher-folk...Read more


MBAI Kochi host global meet on marine ecosystem

  Eminent marine scientists, oceanographers, fisheries researchers and marine biotechnologists from across the globe are expected to participate in the third international symposium on marine ecosystems.   MECOS-3  which is organised by the Marine Biological Association of India,will serve as a pl...Read more


ICAR-CIFT develops device that detect contamination in market fish  

      With a path-breaking initiative, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) -Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) has recently developed a low-cost, users’ friendly Paper Strip methods for rapid detection of formaldehyde and ammonia in fishes, as the conventional techn...Read more


First Tripartite MoA signed to address the Infrastructure needs for fisheries

 Speaking on the occasion Giriraj Singh, Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said that a dedicated fund has been created namely the Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund with a total of Rs. 7522.48 crore to address the infrastructure requirement for fisheries sector...Read more


Merck acquires Vaki to expand its aquaculture portfolio

Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co.has announced the completion of its acquisition of Vaki, a leader in fish farming and wild fish conservation monitoring equipment and real-time video monitoring technology to advance fish health and welfare, from Pentair, a leading global water treatment company. ...Read more


CAR-CMFRI releases 1.2 Million Shrimp Seeds into Sea

  In continuation of the regular sea ranching programme, the Mandapam Regional Centre of ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) released 1.2 million shrimp seeds of Green Tiger shrimp at Thonithurai, near Mandapam  in recent.  The ICAR-CMFRI has been regularly carrying out sea ra...Read more


ICAR launches Bhargabi Fish Farmers Producers Company

The Chief Guest, Dr. Basudeb Behera, Professor & Head, Agronomy, Odisha University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar urged for adopting the innovative practices in cultivation of vegetables and other crops.  Dr Manas K. Sinha, Senior Executive Director, National Fisheries Development Board (NF...Read more


ICAR organises National Seminar on AMR in Indian Fisheries

The programme is jointly organized by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi; Society of Fisheries Technology, India, Cochin; ICAR-CIFT, Cochin and MPEDA, Cochin. In inaugural address, K.S. Srinivas, I.A.S., Chairman, MPEDA, Cochin accentuated on the need for an increase in fish production ...Read more


ICAR-CIFRI tags Hilsa Broodfishes

The ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore has ranched 586 of Hilsa Broodfish in the upstream of Farakka barrage for improving the Hilsa Fisheries in the middle stretches of the River Ganga. The initiative was carried out under the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Ministry of Jal Sha...Read more


INCOIS launches satellite-based advisory service for deep sea fishermen

The new service was launched by Dr Harsh Vardhan, the minister for science and technology and earth sciences At present, fishermen get advisories, forecasts and early warnings through a wide range of dissemination mechanisms such as Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) advisories, ocean state forecasts, high wave alerts...Read more