What's New :
Join Our Open Mentorship Sessions, Register here...
UPSC Interview Guidance Program. Register here...

Ornamental fish aquaculture

  • Published
    3rd Mar, 2023

Using local resources, community-based ornamental fish farming is anticipated to assist women in the Lakshadweep islands in taking the initial step towards independence through coordinated activities.

  • ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources provided technical assistance as women organised groups for ornamental fish aquaculture (NBFGR).

About ICAR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (NBFGR)

  • Its mandate is to undertake research related to the conservation of fish germplasm resources in the country. 
  • The Institute's mission is to evaluate and conserve fish genetic resources for the protection of intellectual property, sustainable use, and future generations.

About aquaculture:

  • Aquaculture is the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, shellfish, algae, and other organisms in all types of water environments.

  • Aquaculture is a method used to produce food and other commercial products, restore habitat and replenish wild stocks, and rebuild populations of threatened and endangered species.
  • There are two main types of aquaculture—marine and freshwater. 
  • Aquaculture is an approximate aquatic equivalent to agriculture—that is, the rearing of certain marine and freshwater organisms to supplement the natural supply.
GS Mains Classes GS Classes 2024 GS Classes 2024 GS Classes 2024 UPSC Study Material

Verifying, please be patient.

Our Centers

DELHI (Karol Bagh)

GS SCORE, 1B, Second Floor, Pusa Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi - 110005 (Beside Karol Bagh Metro Station Gate No. 8)

Get directions on Google Maps

BHUBANESWAR (Jaydev Vihar)

GS SCORE, Plot No.2298, Jaydev Vihar Square, Near HCG Day Care, BBSR - 751013

Get directions on Google Maps

LUCKNOW (Aliganj)

GS SCORE, 2nd Floor, B-33, Sangam Chauraha, Sector H, Aliganj, Lucknow, UP - 226024

Get directions on Google Maps

Enquire Now