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Fisheries Research & Information Center, Bhutnal, Vijayapura

Introduction:
Fisheries Research and Information Center, Bhutnal, Vijayapura was established in 2010 and is working under premises of KVAFSU, Bidar. Earlier it was under Dept. of Fisheries, GoK. The total area of the centre is 9.04 acre. i.e (2.04, 1.0, 2.0, 4.0 acre) receptively.

Mandate

  • Demonstrate composite fish culture and fresh water prawn culture to farmers
  • Demonstrate Improved technologies for breeding and rearing of species suitable for Inland aquaculture
  • Demonstrate revenue generation through ornamental fish culture and seed production.
  • Carry out research on genetics, breeding, nutrition, health, rearing practices and marketing of inland fish/prawn species.
  • Provide service like soil and water testing, disease diagnosis of fish etc.

Strength
KVAFSU, FRIC, Bhutnal ,Vijayapura Manpower

Sl No

Name

Designation

No. of Posts

01

  Dr. Y. Basavaraj

  Professor

01

02

  Dr. Vijayakumar.S

  Assistant  Professor and Head

01

03

  Dr. Vijay.S. Atnur

  Assistant Professor

01

04

  Sateesh.Rajaput

  Lab Technician

01

05

  Bhagirathi Hosalli

  Messenger

01

 

 

Total

05

No of Fish ponds with existing fisheries activities:

Sl. No

Purpose of Ponds

Numbers

Size

01

  Seeds Rearing Ponds

08

30’ X 80’ 

02

  Nursery Ponds

04

20X40

03

  Brood stock Ponds

02

70X80

04

  Condition Ponds        

02

10X20

05

  Aquarium  Ponds

12

10X6