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Are you aspiring to make a career in study in Fisheries? Wondering about the specializations available in the fisheries domain? Here it is. On this page you will find a brief the details of all the courses in Fisheries, an brief overview of what fisheries is all about and job opportunities in this domain. You will also find the list of colleges on this page which offer these courses.

Course overview

Fish, as you are aware is a very rich source of protein, vitamins and minerals. But the existing supply of fish is dropping due to overfishing, pollution and other human factors. As the world's population is rising, the market demand is rising and the existing fish supply is not enough. Aquaculture and fishery industry is rapidly growing and fulfilling this demand. What is studies in fisheries all about? It is the study of managing and understanding fisheries. It pertains to study of biological life, breeding of various species, farming and husbandry, catching, processing, preserving, marketing fish and aquatic organisms from inland or the sea.


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Fishery Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Fishery courses for 2024 - 2025 academic year. Also, find admission announcements and application form to download and apply for Fishery course.

  1. B.Sc Industrial Fish and Fisheries
  2. B.Sc. in Zoology, Chemistry, Fisheries
  3. Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.)
  4. Diploma Aquaculture Management
  5. Diploma Fish Products Technology
  6. M.F.Sc. (Aquaculture)
  7. M.F.Sc. Fish Processing
  8. M.F.Sc. Fisheries Extension
  9. M.F.Sc. Fisheries Hydrography
  10. M.F.Sc. Fishery Biology
  11. M.Phil. Aquaculture
  12. Ph.D. Aquaculture
  13. Ph.D. Fish Processing

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Many government and private college offer courses in this domain. You can choose from full time, part time, distance and online courses. The courses are offered at degree- UG, PG, PhD, diploma, certificate and short term courses, namely fisheries science, fish processing technology, fisheries resource and management, fishery microbiology, fisheries environment and ecology, fisheries engineering, fish nutrition and biochemistry, fisheries business management, mariculture, freshwater aquaculture, fish genetics and biotechnology, fish pathology and microbiology etc. Programs in this sector are multidisciplinary in nature and include courses like breeding, biotechnology, nutrition, processing of fish- curing, canning, freezing waste utilization, fish related microbiology and biochemistry, population dynamics, fish resource management, diagnosis of fish diseases, marine engines, ecology, biodiversity, fishing technology, fisheries environment, seaweed cultivation, environmental studies, fish development etc.

Once you complete your studies you can take up a job as a fisheries biologist, marine biologist, habitat restoration biologist, fish manager, endangered species biologist, aquarium manager, fish consultation, aquatic conservation etc. With one third of the earth's surface covered with water there are ample opportunities in the fisheries sector.