(Aquaculture Technology Incubation Centre of MPEDA)
(Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt. of India)
Affiliated by Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, India.
Central Aquaculture Pathology Laboratory (CAPL) of RGCA is located at RGCA-HQ and operating from 2011. The lab is accredited by NABL as per ISO/IEC 17025:2005 since 2014.
For pathogen and other related testing, please download below mentioned "Laboratory Service Fee" Link,
For Hands-on training programme on Aquaculture Pathology, please contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone Number: +91 98946 27039
To provide disease diagnostic and pathogen surveillance services to RGCA Projects, Hatcheries, Aquaculture Farmers, Entrepreneurs & Seafood Exporters at par with International standards.
To expertise in detection of all major shell fish & finfish pathogens through Molecular Pathology (PCR) analysis and Histopathology.
To provide microbiological & water quality analysis for samples from aquaculture farms and hatcheries.
To conduct aquatic animal health surveillance for timely detection and prevention of Transboundary and emerging diseases.
To provide hands-on training in Aquaculture pathology and Disease diagnostics for the benefit of aqua-sector.
To provide facility and training for Dissertation work for research students in aquaculture pathology and related fields.
RGCA CAPL is one of the very few laboratories in India, implementing international standard and accredited by NABL as per ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 since 2014, for all the OIE listed Shrimp pathogens.
Molecular pathology laboratory of CAPL is well equipped with advance machineries like real time PCR systems, robotic nucleic acid extractor etc. and provides testing services for 21 aquatic pathogens (17 Shrimp pathogens, 1 Freshwater prawn pathogen, 3 Marine finfish pathogens).
Histopathology section of CAPL is having automated instruments for embedding, microtomes, staining and mounting facilities and providing services for finfish & shellfish histopathology.
The Microbiology and Water quality laboratory of CAPL is providing routine bacteriological and major water parameter testing services to the aquaculture farms and hatcheries. Training on Molecular Pathology & Histopathology.
The lab has a dedicated section for working with SPF samples from various RGCA projects.
The lab is providing support to adjacent aquafarmers through shrimp seed health analysis being the lone facility in nearby areas. And The lab is conducting hands-on training regularly for aquaculture stake-holders on various aspects of aquaculture pathology.
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Project Director (SB & A) & [In charge]
Senior Field Officer
Senior Field Officer
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