Molluscan Fisheries
Investigating Fisheries of
•Cephalopods
•Bivalves
•Gastropods

Mariculture of
•Bivalves
•Gastropods
Undertaking basic, strategic and applied research in molluscan fisheries and mariculture
Monitoring and assessing the molluscan fisheries resources of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and to understand the stock and its dynamics in relation to environment and human interventions
Developing and commercializing hatchery and production system technologies for molluscan shell fish in coastal and molluscan capture fisheries

Research projects
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
In-house
MF / CAP /01 - Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Andhra Pradesh
MF/CAP/02 - Building trophic models and fisheries management simulations for the Indian Seas: Part 1 - Northwest coast (NWC) and Gulf of Mannar (GOM) ecosystems
Sponsored
NATP/PSR - Breeding and culture of pearl oysters and production of pearls
NATP/PSR - Mariculture of mussels
ICAR-AP Cess Fund - Application of trophic modelling for the Arabian Sea of Karnataka
ICAR-AP Cess Fund - Development of sea farming technology for the whelk, Babylonia spp
DOD - Farming and pearl production in the black lip pearl oyster
ICAR-AP Cess Fund - Assessing the impact of fisheries on the biodiversity of marine fish resources of Southwest coast of India

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
In-house
MF / IDP /01 - Developing management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Andhra Pradesh
MF/ IDP /02 - Application of trophic modelling in marine fisheries management
Sponsored
DOD - Farming and pearl production in the black lip pearl oyster
ICAR-AP Cess Fund - Assessing the impact of fisheries on the biodiversity of marine fish resources of Southwest coast of India

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Potential yield of major bivalve and gastropod stocks