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77th Foundation Day: CMFRI to open doors to public on Friday

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NEW DELHI. The ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) will celebrate its 77th Foundation Day on Friday (Feb 2) by opening its doors to students and the public. Visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy interactive exhibits on marine life, observe the scientific activities conducted by CMFRI and interact with scientists and researchers.

As part of the Open House programme, the National Marine Biodiversity Museum, various laboratories, marine research aquarium, hatcheries, library and other facilities at the CMFRI will be open to the public from 10 am to 4 pm.

The museum houses an extensive collection of marine specimens, including fishes, corals, sponges, sea snakes, turtles and seaweeds, providing a comprehensive insight into marine biodiversity.

Models of innovative technologies such as the Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) and Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) will be demonstrated. Exhibits to create awareness of ecosystem conservation and the dangers of marine pollution will also be showcased.

The objective of the programme is to sensitise the people about the sustainable utilisation of marine fisheries and conservation of marine biodiversity and also to provide insight into the research activities transpiring in the sector.

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