"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Advanced Research Farm Facility

  • Outstanding facility of Dr. M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institute, Ponneri.
  • Crowned with major advanced culture systems and technologies.
  • R & D activities in freshwater in major aquaculture species.
  • Central and state funding agencies projects are executed.
  • Strong institutional collaboration for product testing.

Thrust Areas

  • Biofloc Technology in healthy shrimp and GIFT Tilapia production.
  • Bioremediation of industrial effluents.
  • Indigenous RAS based Seabass culture.
  • Remunerative income generation through aquaponics integration.
  • Standardization of breed and rearing of new freshwater species.

Species Cultured

GIFT Tilapia

Red Bellied Pacu


Black Pacu




Common Carp

Kio Carp