Research Projects

Fishery Resources Assessment
 
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
In-house Research Projects
Assessment of Exploited Marine Fishery Resources
Stock Assessment techniques for exploited marine fish and shellfish resources
Appraisal of marine fisheries of West Bengal
Application of simulation models for marine fisheries management game (Completed)
Determination of optimum sample size to evaluate the catch and effort for use in marine fisheries (Completed)
Sponsored Research Projects
Marine Fisheries Census (Completed)
Predictive Modeling in Marine Fisheries od South west coast of India (Completed)

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
Knowledge based Information System for Marine Fisheries Management
Decision Support System for Marine Fisheries Management

Pelagic Fisheries
 
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
In-house Research Projects
Completed by June 2005
PEL/CAP/1 Development of management strategies for sustainable fishery of sardines (Sardinella spp.)
PEL/CAP/2 Development of management strategies for judicious harvesting of anchovies
PEL/CAP/3 Development of management strategies for rational exploitation of seerfishes
PEL/CAP/4 Development of management strategies for sustainable exploitation of tuna and billfish resources of Indian EEZ
PEL/CAP/5 Development of management strategies and options for sustainable harvest of mackerels
PEL/CAP/6 Development of management strategies and options for sustainable fishery of Bombayduck
PEL/CAP/7 Monitoring of fishery and resource characteristics of exploited ribbonfish stocks and their management along the Indian coast
PEL/CAP/8 Management of carangid resources of Indian EEZ
PEL/BIOD/01 Taxonomy of marine pelagic finfishes
In-house Research Projects (2005-07)
PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Kerala
PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Karnataka & Goa
PEL/IDP/02 Appraisal of marine fisheries of Lakshadweep

Sponsored Research Projects
Integrated National Agricultural Resources Information System -NATP
Augmentation of marine fish production in Lakshadweep using FADs-NATP
Strategies and options for increasing and sustaining fisheries and aquaculture production to benefit poor household in Asia (ADB-RETA 5945) - WorldFish Center, Penang, Malaysia
Impact, adaptation and vulnerability of Indian agriculture to climate change - ICAR National Network Project
Tuna resources of the Indian EEZ - an assessment of growth and migratory patterns -DOD
Resource assessment and biology of deep sea fishes along the continental slopes of Indian EEZ - DOD

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
In-house Research Projects
Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Kerala & Lakshadweep
Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Karnataka & Goa

Sponsored Research Projects
MoES
Assessment of demersal fishery resources along continental slope.
Survey and assessment of fish eggs and larvae in the Indian seas
NAIP
Oceanic Tuna and Squid fisheries in the Andaman and Lakshadweep Seas: A Value Chain Approach

Demersal Fisheries
 
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Gujarat
Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry
Appraisal of Marine Fisheries of Orissa
Increasing Fish Production through Artificial Fish Habitats funded under ICAR AP Cess Fund
Survey, inventorying and database creation of marine and coastal aquatic biodiversity in the three coastal districts of Karnataka” Consultancy for Karnataka Biodiversity Board

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
Development of Management Advisories for Sustaining Marine Fisheries of Gujarat
Development of Management Advisories for Sustaining Marine Fisheries of Tamilnadu and Puducherry
Impact, Adaptation and Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture to Climate Change - Marine Fisheries (Phase II) under ICAR Network Project

Crustacean Fisheries
 
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
Investigations on the fishery and biological characteristics of exploited penaeid shrimp stocks
Stock assessment and management of non-penaeid shrimp resources of India
Investigations on the resource characteristics and development of management strategies for lobsters and crabs
Taxonomy of important crustaceans
Broodstock development, selective breeding and restocking of marine shrimps
Breeding and seed production of lobster and crabs
Organic farming of Penaeus semisulcatus
Impact of selective fishing of juveniles and broodfish, FADs and searanching on stock health
Studies on discards and low-value bycatch of trawlers
Appraisal of marine fisheries of Maharashtra

Other interdivisional projects
Appraisal of marine fisheries of Kerala and Lakshadweep
Appraisal of marine fisheries of Tamilnadu and Puducherry
Appraisal of marine fisheries of Andhrapradesh
Appraisal of marine fisheries of Karnataka

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Maharashtra
Resource damage assessment in marine fisheries: impact of selective fishing of juveniles, bycatch and discards in trawl fisheries on stock.
Management advisories for sustaining marine fisheries of Karnataka & Goa

Sponsored research projects
Participatory management and conservation of lobster resources along the Indian coast
Reproductive dynamics of penaeid prawns off Mumbai waters
Broodstock development, breeding, hatchery production and restocking of mud crabs
Development of artificial reefs off Muttom, Kannur
Survey assessment and breeding of the marine ornamental fishes along Malabar coast
Intensive culture of brine shrimp
Studies on immune response in shrimp

Consultancy projects
Farming/fattening of lobsters
Application of Precautionary Principle and Polluter Pay Principle in coastal shrimp farming
Establishment of a Marine and Freshwater Aquarium for the Municipal Corporation of Surat, Gujarat
Rapid Environmental Assessment for establishing an ocean park at Dharmadom, Thalassery, Kannur District, Kerala
Establishment of a Marine Aquarium at Annamalai University, Portonovo

NAIP project
Oceanic tuna fisheries of Lakshadweep seas: A value chain approach

Molluscan 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

Mariculture
 
Xth Plan
MD / CUL / 01: Broodstock development and Seed production for shellfish mariculture
MD / CUL/ 02: Development of diversified and sustainable growout mariculture systems
MD / CUL / 03: Seed production for Finfish mariculture
MD / CUL / 04: Mass culture of live feeds and nutritional enrichment for larviculture

XIth Plan
MD / CUL / 01: Development of broodstock, captive breeding and seed production techniques for selected marine food fish and ornamental fishes
MD / CUL/ 02: Technology development on seed production of shellfish
MD / CUL / 03: Development of diversified mariculture systems

Biodiversity
 
Research projects
Xth Plan
Studies on the coral biodiversity of the Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve. (MBD/01)
Species diversity of exploited Marine Finfish Resources along the Indian coasts. (MBD/02)
Studies on the Specific and Intraspecific diversity of Carangids of the Indian Seas. (MBD/03)

XIth Plan
Understanding the threatened Coral reef ecosystems of Southern India and Designing Interventions aimed at their restoration’
Studies on the specific and intraspecific diversity of carangids of the Indian seas’

Marine Biotechnology
 
Xth Plan
In-house completed projects (2000-2007)
PNP/NUT/01: Development of cost- effective and eco- friendly feeds for cultivable marine crustaceans and finfish by biotechnological interventions.
PNP/GEN/01: Population genetic studies in threadfin breams and sardines
PNP/BIOT/01:Development of molecular and immunodiagnostic kits for marine finfish and shellfish pathogens
PNP/BIOT/02: Cryopreservation of marine fish spermatozoa
PNP/PAT/01: Disease monitoring and management in Mariculture

Sponsored Projects (completed)
Nutrition and Pathology in Mariculture (National Agricultural Technology Project P.I. Dr. R. Paul Raj)
Development of a National Referral laboratory for Marine fish and shell fish Microbial diseases (National Agricultural Technology Project/CGP) Dr.K.C. George,
Studies on biotechnological aspects of disease management in aquaculture using immunostimulants (Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India; P.I. Dr. A.P. Lipton)
Studies on the biology, captive spawning and sea ranching of the seahorse, Hippocampus sp.(Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India; P.I. Dr. A.P. Lipton)
Studies on immune response in shrimp (ICAR AP Cess, P.I. Dr. S.R. Krupesha Sharma)
Studies on immune response during moult cycle in the spiny lobster (Panulirus homarus) (Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India P.I. Dr. S.R. Krupesha Sharma)
Evaluation of genetic heterogeneity in marine ornamental fishes using molecular genetic markers (ICAR AP Cess ; P. I. Dr. P. Jayasankar )
Breeding and culture of pearl oysters and production of pearls (NATP, Co-PI Shri. D.C.V. Easterson)

XIth Plan Projects
PNP/NUT/01: Formulation and evaluation of larval and grow out feed for marine crabs, lobsters, ornamentals and cage farmed finfish
PNP/BIOT/02: Biotechnological applications in mariculture and conservation

Fishery Environment
 
Xth Plan In-house Research Projects
Monitoring the environmental characteristics of the inshore waters in relation to fisheries
Monitoring environmental contaminants from coastal waters with reference to bioaccumulation and biomagnification in fishes
Culture of Seaweeds
Development of strategies for sea turtle and sea cucumber conservation
Mariculture of Live feed organisms
Taxonomy of marine zooplankton
GIS based atlas on potential mariculture sites along the Indian coast
Studies on Marine Mammals of Indian EEZ and the Contiguous Seas
Impact, adaptation and vulnerability of Indian Fisheries to Climate change
National Risk Assessment Programme for Fish and Fish Products for Domestic and International Markets
Cattle feed production from selected seaweeds of Indian coasts

XIth Plan In-house Research Projects
Impact of Anthropogenic Activities on Coastal Marine Environment and Fisheries.
Impact and yield study of environmental changes on the distribution shifts in small pelagics along the coast.

Fishery Economic & Extention
 
Research projects
Xth Plan
Economics-1
Extension -1

XIth Plan
Economics-AP Cess Fund (Project -I)
Extension- ICAR Network (Project-I)