• Fisheries
  • Aquaculture
  • Environmental Incidents
  • Fish Kills
  • Marine turtles
  • Marine mammal stranding
  • Benthic Ecology
  • Marine Productivity
  • Marine Reference Collection


The Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Programme conducts research in fisheries, aquaculture, and other aquatic biological resources.  A diversified programme in fisheries biology, ecology, conservation technology, genetics, age and growth and physiology emphasizes the integration of laboratory and field studies to develop scientifically sound approaches to the management of aquatic ecosystems.  Research is directed primarily towards the development of information and technology to increase understanding of aquatic ecosystems in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean.  Technical assistance is provided to clients through Technical Advisory Services.