Department of Aqua Culture and Fishery Microbiology

Programme Offered

Research Programmes

Ph. D. in Aquaculture and Fishery Microbiology

Post Graduate Programmes

M. Sc. Aqua Culture and Fishery Microbiology

About Us

The department was started in 1995 to cater to do the needs of students aspiring to higher studies in the field of fisheries and Aquaculture. Apart from M.Sc in Aquaculture and Fisherymicrobiology department have successfully completed B.Scprogrmme   in Industrial Fisheries and an innovative Postgraduate program in Fish processing and quality control funded by UGC. An Add on course entitled” Commercial production of Ornamental Fishes” has also been conducted with assistance from UGC. The department was elevated to a research Centre in 2006 and the department offers Ph.D. programs in the field of Fisheries and aquaculture. Four research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. so far. It is the only department under Calicut University offering Ph.D. program in aquaculture and allied subjects.


 To transform the students into knowledgeable and tolerant human beings towards society and environment with a sustainable outlook. 



•To impart sound knowledge in Aquaculture, microbiology, Fish processing & taxonomy

•To give hands on training in fish culture & value added products to meet the       current employability requirements in the field.

•To  analyse & solve the issues in ecology and biodiversity, with special emphasis on wetlands & estuaries through research