Fisheries is a multidisciplinary course that
Includes the biological study of life, habits
And breeding of various species of fish, It
Involves catching, processing, marketing and
Conservation of fish.
Bachelor of Fishery Science
Bachelor of Science in Fisheries
Bachelor of Fisheries Science in Fish Biology
Bachelor of Fisheries Science in Aquaculture
Master of Fisheries Science Apart from the B.F.Sc & M.F.Sc. The various fisheries institute offers vocational training courses related to fisheries and allied disciplines.
10+2 with biological science as one of the subjects.
Barkatullah University, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
G.B. Pant University of Agriculture, Pant Nagar, Uttaranchal.
Gujarat Agricultural University,
Imphal Fisheries Training College, Manipur.
Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.
Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
SKILLS REQUIRED FOR FISHERY SCIENCES
As fishery science is to deal with a living creature and its habitat and environment, thus the aspirant must have a curiosity and interest in marine life. Those who have the patience and orientation towards doing research can excel in this field, as fishery scientists have to do lots of research work. Aspirants must have devotion and dedication towards the work and should be able to take quick and spontaneous decisions. For aspirants who are working in the fishery business needs to have good managerial and team working skills.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES FOR FISHERY SCIENCES
Aspirants who have studied Fishery Science can work in Farm management, hatchery management, Fisheries Inspector, processing of stock and post harvest management. These graduates have career opportunities in foreign countries also on the post of Marine-fisheries interviewer, Environmental Project Manager, Eco toxicologist or aquatic ecologist, etc.
These graduates can also work as Fisheries Biologist and as biologist supervisors, who carry out research projects for fisheries. There are posts of Fishery Managers also available for the aspiring candidates.