(Aquaculture Technology Incubation Centre of MPEDA)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
Affiliated by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Marine Finfish Hatchery Project (MFHP) of RGCA was initiated during 2009 at Pozhiyoor, Thiruvananthapuram-District, Kerala. The MFHP has maintains a open sea cage farm at Muttom, Kanyakumari-District, Tamil Nadu since 2011.
For cobia, Pompano and other Finfish seed Avialblilty, Please contact email: email@example.com; Mobile Number: +91 75988 42296
For Hands-on training programme on Best Aquaculture practices of Finfish and their seed prodcution technology, Please contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone Number: +91 98946 27039
Since inception Marine finfish project sold 10,99,659 Nos of Cobia seed to 89 benificiaries and 4,40,880 Nos of pompano seed to 95 benificiaries
Seed production and farming of marine Finfishes such as Cobia, Silver Pompano, Mangrove Red snapper, Giant Trevally, etc.
To transfer the technology of seed production and farming to the aquafarmers for sustainable aquaculture.
Standardized Live feed Culture technology require to sustain marine finfish hatchery.
The project devised and standardized broodstock Domestication, maturation and conditioning of Cobia, Silver pompano, Mangrove red snapper and Giant Trevally.
Year-round production of Algae, Rotifer and larval rearing is standardized. The project carries out induced breeding and larvae rearing of Cobia from the year 2011 onwards and achieved a maximum survival rate of 15.5 % (from Hatchling to Fingerling).
Conducting awareness programmes on the potential for farming of Cobia and Pompano in sea cages as well as grow-out farms.
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Project Director (DA)
Senior Scientific Officer [In charge]
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