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We are a multi-disciplinary research organization that has been mandated to collect, analyse
and disseminate information relating to the economic, technological, environmental, social and legal developments
in marine affairs and to formulate and implement specific programmes/projects.


Tidal Calendar 2024
Tidal Calendar

Our Programmes

Biodiversity & Ecology Programme

The Biodiversity Research Programme conducts fundamental and applied research on wetlands (mangroves and seagrasses), coral reefs, benthic communities...

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Fisheries & Aquaculture Programme

The Fisheries and Aquaculture Research Programme (F&ARP) comprises two principal thematic areas. The Fisheries programme focuses on age and growth studies...

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Oceanography & Coastal Processes Programme

Oceanography and Coastal Process (OCP) Research Programme conducts research in the following areas: oceanography/ hydrography, sedimentology, and coastal...

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Environmental Quality Programme

The Environmental Quality Programme (EQP) conducts research to determine water, sediment, biota quality in the coastal and marine environment. This includes...

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Marine Governance & Policy

The Programme provides the legal input to the IMA’s multidisciplinary research projects...

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Geomatics Unit

This Unit deals mainly with the generation, analysis and management of spatial information and provides support for research staff...

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Discover the Causes Behind Coral Bleaching

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Our Research Officers

Dr. Rahanna Juman

Deputy Director, Research Officer

Dr Darryl Banjoo
Dr. Darryl Banjoo

Senior Research Officer

Dr Farahnaz Solomon
Dr. Farahnaz Solomon

Senior Research Officer, Fisheries Biologist

Mrs Wendy Nelson
Mrs. Wendy Nelson

Senior Research Officer, Chemistry

Dr. Anjani Ganase

Research Officer, Coral Reef Ecology

Mr. Christopher Alexis

Research Officer, Coastal Management

The mission of the IMA is to conduct and foster research
and to provide advice for the sustainable management of the coastal and marine
areas and resources of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Marine Educational Centre

IMA Outreach Programme

Our Library

IMA Librarian - Ms Lorraine Barrow
Life along the Seashore of Trinidad and Tobago
Here are a few unusual organisms you might discover along our seashores
Beaches and Bays of Trinidad and Tobago
Discover more about our beaches and bays
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