Last modified on: 30/05/2012
National Association
The Marine Biological Association of India


The Marine Biological Association of India was established in the year1958 to serve the cause of promotion of research on marine sciences in the Asia-Pacific region. MBAI, publishing the Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India (JMBAI), publishing occasional Memoirs, Monographs and bibliographies on topics of current interest in marine biology, Instituting fellowships and studentships to research workers at various recognized institutions, sponsoring and aiding expeditions in Indian Seas, Institution of prizes in recognition of outstanding contributions towards advancement of marine biological sciences.


Contact Address:
Marine Biological Association of India (MBAI)
Address : PB No. 1604, CMFRI Campus City,
Cochin State : Kerala Zip : 682018 Country : India
Phone : 91 484 2394420 Fax : 91 484 2394909
Website :
Contact Person : The Secretary


Society of Aquaculture Professionals



The Society of Aquaculture Professionals (SAP) is a non-profit, non-government organization established for and by a group of aquaculture professionals in India in the year 2003. Promote the art, science and practice of aquaculture as an important and sustainable technology to produce food. It helps aquaculture professionals advance the art science and practice of aquaculture.


Contact Address:
Society of Aquaculture Professional
37, 1st street, Anna Colony,
Besant Nagar, Chennai - 600 090,
Lan: +91 44 45511214
Fax: +91 44 24461376


The Inland Fisheries Society of India


The Inland Fisheries Society of India, a registered body under the West Bengal Society act XXVI of 1961 (Reg No. S/9452 of 1968-1969), came into existence in 1969. The society aims to promote Inland Fisheries Research in India


Contact Address:
The Editor, Inland Fisheries Society of India,
C/o - Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute,
Barrackpore, Kolkata - 700120, West Bengal, India.
Phone No : (033) 2592 1190 / 2592 1191
Fax : (033) 2592 0388
Web site:


South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies



South Indian Federation of Fishermen Societies (SIFFS) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) working in the Marine Fisheries Sector. SIFFS over the last two decades has kept its focus on strengthening the artisanal fisheries. Essentially as a fish-marketing organisation, SIFFS now provides a range of services to member and non-member fish workers. Today, over 17987 fish workers including non-members are availing these services.


Contact Address:
SIFFS Central Office
Trivandrum 695 002
Ph: 0471-2343711,2 343178, 2345056
Fax: 0471-2342053
E-mail :,


Asian Fisheries Society



The Asian Fisheries Society Indian Branch (AFS-IB), founded in 1986 at the College of Fisheries, University of Agricultural Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka State, is one of the most successful and dedicated branch of the Society. It has active members from all over the country.


Contact Address:
AFS Indian Branch
Dr. K.M. Shankar, Secretary
Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries
Mangalore 575 002
Karnataka, India
Tel No. (91-0824) 439-322
Fax No. (91-0824) 438-366


Gujarat Fisheries Central Co-operative Association Limited (GFCCA)


Gujarat Fisheries Central Co-operative Association Limited (GFCCA) is an apex cooperative body of the fishermen cooperatives in the State of Gujarat. It was established in the year 1956 with financial and administrative support of the Government of Gujarat Website:


Coastal aquaculture society of India


Free and frank exchange of information, knowledge, thought and experience among the coastal aquaculturists; Mobilize, pool and collect the opinion of the members with regard to all the matter pertaining to technical, financial, organizational and management problems faced in the development of coastal aquaculture;


Contact Address:
Coastal Aquaculture Society of India
75, Santhome High Road R.A. Puram,
Chennai - 600 028,
Tamil Nadu
044-24618817, 24616948, 2461565
044 – 24610311