Indian Council of Agricultural Research
  • ICAR-CMFRI turns 75
  • Monitoring marine fish production in Indian EEZ
  • Assessing small-scale fisheries
  • Technologies for sea cage farming
  • Finfish breeding and hatchery technologies
  • Development & promotion of bivalve farming technologies
  • Marine biodiversity assessments
  • ICAR-CMFRI bags Best Annual Report Award 2020-21
  • CMFRI bags Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award
  • Patent for Cadalmin Antidiabetic extract (ADe) from seaweeds

Welcome to ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute

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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