Department of Aquaculture

Services

  • Technical guidance to farmers and entrepreneurs
  • Consultancy services to entrepreneurs
  • Supply of fish and prawn seed to farmers and State Fisheries Department
  • Analysis and evaluation of feed samples
  • Diagnostic services

Achievements

Development of  technology for the management of captive brood-stock, breeding, hatching and larval rearing of the Deccan mahseer (Tor khudree).

Development of technology for the management of captive brood-stock, breeding, hatching and larval rearing of the Cauvery carp,Puntius  carnaticus.

Development of technology for the management of captive brood-stock, breeding, hatching and larval rearing of the olive barb, Puntius sarana.

Development of technology for the management of captive brood-stock, breeding, hatching and larval rearing of the butter catfish,Ompokbimaculatus

A simple and practical protocol for the cryopreservation of Tor khudree spermatozoa.

Production of 100% sterile common carp (Cyprinuscarpio).

Production of monosex progenies of the Mozambique tilapia (Oreochromismossambicus), red tilapia and guppy.