PRAWN HATCHERIES    * FISH FARMS







MATSYAFED

Spearheads
BLUE REVOLUTION IN KERALA
through
AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
 

Through our PRAWN HATCHERIES
Matsyafed has three brackish water prawn hatcheries with a production capacity of 30 million prawn seed and one fresh water prawn hatchery each with a production capacity of 20 million prawn seed.A technology to transport seed under minimal stress conditions has also been standardized.


Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery & Research Centre, Mopla Bay, Kannur


It was established in the year 1991 in order to meet the increasing demand of the seed of Penaeus monodon (Tiger Prawn). Production of Penaeus indicus, and Macrobrachium rosenbergi are also carried out here.Facilities of this hatchery is used for the production of ornamental fishes of high value and also giving training to the new enterprenences.This centre will also be housing the first mud crab hatchery in the state with the technical collaboration of the Rajeev Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture of MPEDA.













Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery & Research Centre, Thirumullavaram, Kollam

It was established in 1994-95
Penaeus indicus, Penaeus mondon and Macrobrachium rosenbergi are produced here.









Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery & Research Centre, Ponnani

It was established in 1995-96
Here the production includes Penaeus indicus, Penaeus mondon and Macrobrachium rosenbergi.
Facilities are also utilized for training new beneficiaries in the ornamental fish culture











Matsyafed Freshwater Prawn Hatchery, Kaipamangalam

This hatchery, mainly meant for the production of Macrobrachium rosenbergi, is the first of its kind in the Public Sector that is set up exclusively for its production. Penaeus indicus and p.monodon are also produced here as and when required










Through our
FISH FARMS

Kerala is gifted with abundant Brackish and Fresh water resources. The estimated inland water area is 16,0000 ha and brackish water about 65,213 ha out of which 14,875 ha are only developed for Aquaculture practices. About 2.22 lakh fisherfolk are dependant on these water resources for their livelihood.

To develop Aquaculture along scientific lines and to impart training based extension, Matsyafed has been utilizing these three Brackishwater Fish Farms.

Matsyafed Fish Farm, Palaikari
The farm is situated in Kottayam district, with an area of 48 Ha.Traditional filtration method is resorted to.Here scientific culture methods are adopted in three ponds of 1.5 Ha each.

Matsyafed Fish Farm, Narakkal
It is situated in Vypeen island of Ernakulam district with an area of 18.4 Ha.Production depends on the introduction of quality seed from other sources. An Integrated Disease Management System (IDMS) has been implemented on experimental basis in collaboration with CUSAT.An Aqua Tourism will attracted by tourists.

Matsyafed Fish Farm, Malippuram:
Extending to an area of 21 Ha, this farm that resorts to traditional filtration and scientific culture methods, is situated in the district of Ernakulam.Here also an Integrated Disease Management System (IDMS) has been implemented on experimental basis in collaboration with CUSAT.Matsyafed has established an ornamental Fish Research centre and Aquarium at Thenmala in Kollam District famous for Eco-Tourism.The aquarium is exhibiting high value Ornamental fishes suitable for export and domestic marketing.

 

Major species:
The major cultivated species are

Penaeus indicus
Penaeus monodon
Chanos chanos
Etroplus suratensis
Mugil cephalus
Lizo sp   

For more information, Contact :


Dy. General Manager (Aquaculture
)
Mobile : 9526041029
Email : dgmaqua@yahoo.com

 

Prawn Hatcheries

THIRUMULLAVARAM, KOLLAM


Manager,
Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery, Thirumullavaram,
KOLLAM
-12
Direct : 0474 - 2793012


KAIPAMANGALAM, THRISSUR


Manager,
Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery, Kaipamangalam,
THRISSUR

Direct : 0480 - 2844920


PONNANI, MALAPPURAM


Manager,
Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery, Veliyamcode,
Ponnani, MALAPPURAM
Direct : 0494 - 2677250

MOPLA BAY, KANNUR


Manager,
Matsyafed Prawn Hatchery, Mopla Bay,
KANNUR
-17
Direct : 0497 - 2731308

 

Fish Farms

MALIPPURAM & NARAKKAL, ERNAKULAM


Manager,
Matsyafed Fish Farm,
Malippuram, Malipuram, Elankunnapuzha P.O
ERNAKULAM District
PIN -682 503
Direct : 0484 - 2493055

Manager,
Matsyafed Fish Farm,
Njarakkal, Vyppin, ERNAKULAM
Direct : 0484 - 2493864


PALAIKARI, KOTTAYAM


Manager,
Matsyafed Fish Farm,
Palaikkari, Poothotta, Chempu,
Kattikunnu P.O, KOTTAYAM
Direct : 04829 - 223314

 

 

 

   

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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