Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute

Bumper harvest for mussel farmers

The bivalve farmers at Moothakunnam village, who suffered a major setback in the devastating flood in August 2018, have reaped a bumper harvest of mussels this time.

published on : 31st May 2019

Loan sharks in hot pursuit of hapless fishermen in Kerala

However, the interest rates go as high as 160 per cent, making it difficult for the fishers to escape from the debt-trap, it said.

published on : 19th May 2019

CMFRI joins hands with ISRO to protect coastal wetlands

The collaborative move is part of a national framework for fisheries and wetlands recently developed by the National Innovations in Climate Resilient Agriculture (NICRA) project of CMFRI.

published on : 15th April 2019

Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra offers drip irrigation kits to vegetable farmers

The Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK)  has started sale of the drip irrigation kit—IrrigateEasy  at its sales counter at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI).

published on : 13th March 2019

CMFRI issues advisory as US ban on wild-caught shrimp hits exports

To conserve marine turtles in Indian waters, fishery interactions with these animals have to be constantly monitored.

published on : 5th February 2019

CMFRI gives you a chance to get to know the treasures of the sea

On Tuesday, visitors can behold precious pearls from the deep sea and the process of extracting it from farmed pearl oysters along with many more wonders of the oceanic world. 

published on : 4th February 2019

Fishers’ rights will be protected under mariculture policy: CMFRI

The meet also decided to consider mariculture on par with agriculture to ensure financial benefits from government and banking sectors.

published on : 16th December 2018

Mariculture: Demand to give primary right to fishermen

The fishermen representatives will raise this demand in the stakeholders’ meet convened by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) on Saturday.

published on : 15th December 2018

Fisheries Ministers’ meet supports uniform trawl ban period

The two-day conference of the fisheries ministers of South Indian states decided to work towards a uniform trawl ban period considering the spawning period of the common fish species.

published on : 11th November 2018

State will equip traditional fishermen to undertake deep sea fishing: Pinarayi Vijayan

The traditional fishermen will be provided on board training and linkages to markets and export.

published on : 11th November 2018