The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute was established by Government of India on February 3rd 1947 under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and later it joined the ICAR family in 1967. During the course of over 75 years the Institute has emerged as a leading tropical marine fisheries research institute in the world.
Since its inception, the CMFRI grew significantly in its size and stature and built up adequate research infrastructure and recruited qualified staff. During the first half of the five decades of its existence, the CMFRI devoted its research attention towards the estimation of marine fisheries landings and effort, taxonomy of marine organisms and the bio-economic characteristics of the exploited stocks of finfish and shellfish.
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The taxonomic characteristics of the little-known flathead species Cociella crocodilus (Family: Platycephalidae) are described in ...Read More
The present study represents the first information on direct age determination based on band counts in the mesocardiac ossicle (ga...Read More
The effect of temperature, salinity and body-size on depuration of naturally accumulated heavy metals in clams, mussels and oyster...Read More
Age, growth and maturation in the mesopelagic squid Abralia andamanica (Cephalopoda: Enoploteuthidae) were studied in 140 individu...Read More
The deep sea squid Asperoteuthis acanthoderma (family: Chiroteuthidae) is reported here for the first time from the Arabian Sea of...Read More
Food and feeding habits of eight species of female elasmobranchs in gestation stages were studied. The low feeding intensity and s...Read More