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Gadvasu

Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University
ਗੁਰੂ ਅੰਗਦ ਦੇਵ ਵੈਟਨਰੀ ਐਂਡ ਐਨੀਮਲ ਸਾਇੰਸਜ਼ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ

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College of Fisheries

AQUACULTURE
AQUACULTURE

On-going Projects

  • Fisheries Research Scheme 
  • Sustainable aquaculture technology for salt-affected/water logged areas of Punjab” 
  • Development of Periphyton based aquaculture technology for Labeo species in Punjab state
  • Establishment of freshwater prawn farming model for research and extension activities
  • Cost evaluation and benefit assessment of fish farming in selected districts of Punjab  under scheme 
  • Studies on the freshwater pearl mussel culture under agro-climatic conditions of Punjab
  • Standardization of culture technology of duckweed (Lemna sp.) and its utilization as feed in carp polyculture system
  • Standardization of breeding and rearing technology of high value vulnerable catfish Pangasius pangasius under agro-climatic conditions of Punjab.
  • Extension tools for strengthening technical support to fish farmers.

Completed Projects 

  • Niche Area of Excellence (NAE) “Inland Aquaculture in Punjab”.
  • Establishment of fish farming demonstration unit  
  • Intensive Aquaculture in ponds and tanks 
  • Reclamation of heavy metal polluted water bodies for aquaculture by bioremediation, as a means of sustainable rural livelihood
  • Establishment of Fish Diagnostic Centre at GADVASU 
  • Promoting fish production through bioremediation of village ponds and through integrated fish-livestock farming
  • Processing of carp fishes into different value added products and byproducts for enhanced economic returns
  • Culture and breeding technology for ornamental fishes in Punjab