Thrust areas of research
Ongoing Research Projects:
a. In-house Projects
Project title & Code
Resource Assessment and Management Framework for Sustainable Marine Fisheries of Gujarat
Resource assessment and management framework for sustainable marine fisheries of Karnataka and Goa.
Resource Assessment and Management Framework for Sustainable Marine Fisheries of Kerala
Resource assessment and management framework for sustainable marine fisheries of Lakshadweep
Resource Assessment and Management framework for sustaining Marine Fisheries of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (PEL/RMS/08).
|Shoba Joe Kizhakkudan
Resource Assessment and Management Framework for Sustainable Marine Fisheries of Andhra Pradesh
Developing management plans for sustainable exploitation and conservation of elasmobranchs in India
National fishery management framework for large pelagic resources
|E M Abdussamad
Marine eggs and larval studies along the Indian Coast (PEL/EL/40)
Completed Projects (last plan period)
Project title & Code
Pilot scale demonstration and feasibility study of lobster Fattening in integration with pompano and seaweed in the Lagoons of Lakshadweep (NFDB)
|K Mohamed Koya
Cage Culture demonstration of Indian pompano (Trachinotus mookalee) in Chandipur Odisha NFDB)
|• Database on resource composition of finfishes landed along the Indian coast by different gears on spatio-temporal platform.
|• Database on biology, including length distribution, reproductive and feeding characteristics of prioritized species.
|• Spatio-temporal distribution and abundance of fish eggs and larvae along the Indian coast being documented.
|• Live bait abundance and spawning sites along Lakshadweep Islands identified and mapped.
|• Fishery forecasting protocoles for Indian oil sardine along the south-eastern Arabian seas standardised,
|• Impact of MLS enforcement along the Kerala coast assessed and report to Government of Kerala with advisories.
|• Stock status of major exploited species harvested along the Indian coast have been estimated and “Marine fish stock status of India, 2022” with advisories for sustainable harvest proposed.
|• Non-Detriment Findings (NDF) of the following CITES listed species i. Mako sharks - Isurus spp., ii. Bowmouth guitar fish - Rhina ancylostomus, iii. Devil rays - Mobula spp. and iv. Wedge & Guitarfishes Rhynchobatus spp. & Glucostegus spp. published.
Technologies/ concepts/ findings