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Mariculture Research under the Postgraduate Programme in Mariculture - Part 6

CMFRI; Kochi
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  • Mariculture
  • Cmfri Special Publication
  • Education


&:S'V \ \Cfkft •C Itfl PR'I -S P E CI V\ t * P U B'L IC AT IO N ili£:L.. » - ^ ^ ,A:RI|;UETURE.RPSEA1CH,; TiEIEvPQ SsTG R A D U AT EJ^R OG R A M " ' ' ' • • ' "to icu W E : .^ -l The Centre of Advanced Studies in Mariculture which commenced in 1979 at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Cochin under one of the sub-projects of the ICAR/UNDP Project on Postgraduate Agricultural Education and Research, is now being continued as a regular Postgraduate Programme in Mariculture. The main objective of the PGP in Mariculture is to catalyse research and education in mariculture which forms a definite means of augmenting fish production in the country. The main functions of the Programme are to : — provide adequate facilities to carry out research of excellence in mariculture/coastal aquaculture; — improve the quality of postgraduate education in mariculture; — make available the modem facilties, equipments and the lilerature; — enhance the competence of professional staff; — develop linkages between the Centre and other institutions in the country and overseas; — undertake collaboration progarmmes; and — organise seminars and workshops. The postgraduate courses are offered by the CMFRI, Cochin and M. F. Sc (Mariculture) and Ph. D. degrees are awarded by the Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Bombay, a deemed University under the Indian Coimdl of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Front cover: Harvest of edible oyster Crassostrea madrasensis cultured at Dalavapuram near Quilon in Kerala. Back cover : Collection of prawn seed in the canals of Vypeen Island near Cochin in Kerala. Cover Photos by Shri P. Raghavan. MARICULTURE RESEARCH UNDER THE POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMME IN MARICULTURE PART 6 Edited by Dr. K. Rengarajan CMFRI SPECIAL PUBUCATION Number 61 CENTRAL MARINE FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE INDIAN COUNCIL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH DR. SALIM All ROAD, POST BOX NO.1603, TATAPURAM - P.O., ERNAK

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