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College of Fisheries, Konkan Agricultural University

Address:

A/P: Shirgaon, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra State 415629

Tel.:

(91)-02352-32241

Fax:

(91)-02352-32241



Head of Organization

Associate Dean, Dr Prakash Chandrashekhar Raje

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Vice Chancellor, Konkan Agricultural University.



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 20

Others: 2

Working Languages:

English; Hindi; Marathi



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Live Fish Transport and Holding.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Agar and Alginates; Chitin.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Algae; Fresh Water Carps; Perches and Mullets.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; New and Traditional Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; New Equipment; Shelf Life; Snack Foods.


Quality:

Quality Control.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Development of New Products from Low-priced Fish, Crustaceans, Molluscs and algae.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Microbiology Test Kitchen; Library; Research Vessel; Fish Culture Ponds.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Fish Products

quarterly

8 days

English/Marathi





Others:




Title


Duration

Language

Fish Quality Control


2 days

Marathi.

College of Fisheries, Kerala Agricultural University Kerala

Address:

Panangad P.O., Cochin 682 506

Tel.:

(91)-484-700337/700598

Fax:

(91)-484-700337

E-mail:

KAUfish@VSNL.com



Head of Organization

Dean, Dr.D.M. Thampy

Type of Organization

Univ. Dept./Higher Educ.

Responsible Authority

Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 38

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest*:



Handling:

Onshore; Depuration.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods


Development:

Traditional Fish Products; New Processes; New Equipment.


Quality:

Quality Control.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Economics; Extension; Fishery Biology; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture.

*Major Fields of interest, Department-wise: Department of Aquaculture: Freshwater prawn hatcheries, carp hatcheries, ornamental fish culture, Freshwater fish and prawn culture, Brackishwater fish and shrimp culture. Integrated Farming, Mariculture, Fish disease, Algal culture, sea weed culture.



Present Programmes:

Product Development of Bivalve Meat. Feed Formulation for Prawns.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Aquaculture.


Others:

Library; Research Vessel; Fish Culture Ponds; Hatchery.



Fishery Biology:

Taxonomy of fishes and crustaceans, Biodiversity and fish genetic resources, Fish toxicology with special reference to pesticides, Fish endocrinology and reproductive biology and Biology of ornamental fishes.

Processing Technology:

Handling: On shore: Depuration.

Processing:

Drying, salting/Drying, canning, Freezing, Mineral Products

Species:

Crustaceans, Molluscs, Cephalopods

Development:

Traditional Fish Products, New Process, New equipment.

Quality:

Quality control

Present Programmes:

Technology upgrading for production of dried, cured and smoked fish, Feed Formulation for prawns.

Fishing Technology:

Navigation and seamanship gear Technology, fishing Technology, crafts and gear. Fishery Hydrography: Marine biology, water chemistry and pollution, physical and chemical Oceanograpy, Limnology, Meteorology.

Present Programmes:

Coastal zone studies, Deep scattering layer studies, Estuarine dynamics and biology.

Management Studies:

Fisheries Economics, Fisheries Statistics, Management, fisheries marketing, fisheries extension, physical education, computer training; Fishery Engineering Aquaculture engineering, marine engineering, refrigeration and equipment engineering. Fishing crafts and Technology.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry, biology, processing, Biochemistry, microbiology, quality control. Aquaculture Computer lab. with LAN.


Other facilities:

Website, Library, Research vessel



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Bachelor of Fishery Science, BFSc

yearly

4 years

English

Master of Fishery Science, MFSc

yearly

2 years

English

in Aquaculture, Processing Technology, Fishery Biology, and Fishery Hydrography





Others: Title

Duration

Language


Various Training Programmes in areas like

short-term

English



- ornamental fish culture,
- quality control in fish processing, Fishery Hydrography etc.

Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Address:

Thoothukkudi-628 008

Tel.: (91)-461-21.554

Fax: (91)-461-22.154

Head of Organization

Dean, Dr V. Sundararaj

Type of Organization

Institution of University/Higher Education

Responsible Authority

The Registrar, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University; Madhavarm, Chennai-600 051.

Number of Staff:

Scientists: 56

Others: 82

Working Languages:

English; Tamil



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

On board; Onshore; Transport of Fish Seed and Breeders.


Processing:

Solar Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fish Meal; Value-added Fish Products and By-products; Agar; Chitin; Chitosan; Algin.


Species:

Finfish; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Freshwater Carps; Seaweed.


Development:

Traditional and New Fishery Products; Traditional and New Processing Methods; Traditional and New Packaging Techniques; Traditional and New Equipment; Shelf life; Fish Pickles; Fish Biscuits; Fish Noodles; Fish Wafers.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Fishery Biology; Fishery Resources, Stock Assessment, Aquaculture, Pathology, Parasitology; Genetics; Biotechnology; Fishery Microbiology; Biochemistry; Nutrition; Fishing Technology; Fisheries Engineering; Limnology; Marine Biology; oceanography; Marine Pollution; Pollution Monitoring; Statistics; Economics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Management.



Present Programmes:

Teaching Programmes in B.F.Sc., M.F.Sc. and Ph.D.; Development of New Fishery Products and By-products; Fishery Microbiology; Fish Nutrition and Quality Control; Extension/Training Programmes for Educated Unemployed Rural Youth, and Fisheries Entrepreneurs in the Development of Value-added New Fisheries Products of commerce and Export Value.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Biotechnology.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Ice Making Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Library; Research Vessel; Fish Culture Ponds; Hatchery; Glass House Aquarium; Ornamental Fish Culture Units; Fish Feed Formulation; Mini-reservoir; Marine Workshop; Computer Centre; Swimmingpool.


Regular Training Programmes: Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

Hygienic Handling of Fish

2 per month

1 month

Tamil/English

Value-added Fishery Products and By-products

5 per month

2 days

Tamil/English





Others:




Shrimp Farming

5 days


Tamil/English

Composite Fish Culture

5 days


Tamil/English

Ornamental Fish Culture

5 days


Tamil/English

Freshwater Prawn Culture

5 days


Tamil/English

Integrated Fish Farming

5 days


Tamil/English

Culture of Fish Food Organisms

5 days


Tamil/English

Fish Seed Production

5 days


Tamil/English

Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT)

Address:

Willingdon Island, Matsyapuri P.O., Cochin 682 029

Tel.:

(91)-484-666945

Fax:

(91)-484-668212

E-mail:

root@cift.ker.nic.in



Head of Organization

Director, Dr K. Ravindran

Type of Organization

Research Institute; National Authority

Responsible Authority

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi

Number of Staff:

Scientists: 101

Others: 521

Working Languages:

English; Hindi



Major Fields of Interest:



Fishing Technology:

Fishing craft; Fishing gear; Engineering & Instrumentation


Handling:

On board; Onshore; Depuration.


Processing:

Drying; Salting; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Fish Meal; Fish Waste Utilization; Live Fish Transportation; Agar; Chitin; Chitosan; Fish Oil; Fish Proteins; Fish Silage; Marinades; Surimi.


Species:

Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Teleosts; Elasmobranchs.


Development:

Traditional and New Fishery Products; Traditional and New Processes; Traditional and New Packaging; New Equipment.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance; Storage and Shelf Life; Fish Microbiology.


Others:

Biochemistry; Nutrition; Statistics; Consultation; Training; Extension; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Research and Extension Education in the Field of Fisheries Technology including Fishing Craft, Fishing Gear, Fish Processing, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Electronics and Statistics.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Instrumentation; Fishing Craft; Fishing Gear.


Others:

Pilot Plant; Cold Storage; Library; Research Vessel; Machine Shop.



Training Programme:


Title

Duration

Language

Topics Related to Fishing and Fish Processing

3-30 days

English

Serial Publications:

Fish Technology Newsletter (Quarterly); Research Highlights (Annual); Special Bulletin, Annual Report (Yearly).

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Address:

Food Technology Division
FIPLY, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Trombay, Mumbai-400085, India

Tel.:

(91)-22-5505180

Fax:

(91)-22-5505151/5519613

Telex:

011-61017-011-61022

E-mail:

fteediv@magnum.barc.ernet.in



Head of Organization

Director, Dr. Anil Kakodhar

Head of Division

Dr. D.R. Bongirwar

Type of Organization

Research and Development Institute

Responsible Authority

Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 36

Others: 31

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:

Development of radiation process (dose 1-4 kGy) for the extension of shelf-life of fresh fish; Development of radiation process (dose 3-6 kGy) for the elimination of pathogens from seafood; Development of heat radiation combination treatments for the preservation of semi-dried fishery products; Disinfestation of dried fish by irradiation utilization of under-utilized fish species by radiation processing as well as conventional methods.

Species:

Lean fishes like Bombay duck, medium fatty fishes like white pomfret, black pomfret and seer fish and fatty fishes like mackerel and sardine. Crustaceans and Elasmobranchs.

Development:

New Fish Products such as laminates, fish protein powder, fish protein hydrolysate, protein gel from under-utilized fish species such as shark, jawala, dhome and Bombay duck.

Others:

Basic aspects of fish spoilage. Proteolytic enzymes from fish muscle, characterization of fish enzymes, gelation of fish proteins, fish biotechnology and microbiology.



Present Programmes:

Research and development in the field of fishery technology with special reference to radiation processing in comparison with conventional methods of fish processing. Comercialization of radiation processing.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Food processing laboratory with equipment for fish processing. Biochemistry, microbiology, instrumentation, nutritional quality.


Others:

Co60 package irradiator, Cs137 irradiator, Co60 Gamma chamber, cold rooms, taste panel rooms, ice making machines and well-equipped laboratories.



Training Programmes:

These are conducted on request from R&D Institutes of the country as well as by IAEA/WHO/FAO




Title

Duration

Language

Topics related to fish processing

Few weeks to 6 months

English

The Marine Products Export Development Authority

Address:

Cochin 682 036, Kerala

Tel.:

(91)-484-310828/311803

Fax:

(91)-484-313361/314467

Telex:

0885 6288/6648

E-mail:

mpeda@vsnl.com



Head of Organization:

Chairman, Mr. K. Jose Cyriac IAS



Type of Organization:

Government Department; National Authority; Seafood Export Promotion Organization



Responsible Authority:

Ministry of Commerce, Govt. of India, New Delhi



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 81

Others: 354



Working Languages:

English, Hindi



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling

Onboard; Onshore


Quality

Seafood Inspection; Seafood Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others

Statistics;Training; Extension; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution; Fishery Development; Market Research; Market Promotion; Environment; Trader Information; Deep Sea Fishing; Aquaculture Projects; Trade Fair Product Development; Ornamental Fish Development.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories

Chemistry, Microbiology, Quality Control, Pollution Control, HACCP.


Others

Cold Storage, Library, Aquaculture Demonstration, Shrimp Hatchery



Serial Publications:

Price Indicator of Marine Products (PRIME);
Seafood Newsletter; Indian Seafoods;
Marine Products Export Review;
Statistics of Marine Products;
Sagarika (in Hindi)

College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences

Address:

Kankanady, Mangalore-575002

Tel.:

(0824)-436384, 439256

Fax:

(0824)-436384, 438366

E-mail:

mircen@giasbg01.vsnl.net.in



Head of Organization

Prof. S. Bisaliah, vice-chancellor

Type of Organization

University

Responsible Authority

vice-chancellor (for programmes on fish technology, contact Dr. I. Karunasagar, Professor and Head, Department of Fishery Microbiology)

Number of Staff:

Scientists: 50

Others: 40

Working Languages:

English



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

fish, shellfish


Processing:

freezing, canning, by-products, sausages.


Species:

mackerel, sardines, anchovies, seerfish, tuna, clams, mussels,


Development:

new products


Quality:

quality assurance based on HACCP, risk assessment.



Present Programmes:

Teaching Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D in Fisheries Technology, Fishery Microbiology. Presently active research programmes on fish safety, pathogens associated with fish and shellfish and their rapid detection by molecular methods, marine toxins and their detection by HPLC, fish proteins and their characterization.



Working Facilities



Laboratories:

Excellent Laboratory facility in Fish Microbiology, which has been recognized by UNESCO as a MIRCEN (Microbial Resources Center)


Others:

Facilities for processing.


Training Programmes:

Title

Duration

Language


.-. days


Concept of risk assessment for fish

one week

English

Molecular techniques for fish quality assurance

two weeks

English


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