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Aquaculture Development Division

Wisma Tani, Level 1, Podium 2,
Block Tower 4G2, Precinct 4,
Federal Government Administration Centre,
62628 PUTRAJAYA

03-8870 4616

03-8889 1794

Aquaculture Management Branch

  1. To plan, coordinate, track and evaluate the policy and direction of Aquaculture Regulations, Fisheries (Inland Fisheries Aquaculture) Rules, Marine Culture System and Cockle Regulations.
  2. Monitor the implementation of Inland Fisheries Regulations and Aquaculture Regulations.
  3. To plan, coordinate, track and evaluate the implementation of aquaculture value production accreditation programmes in line with international standards.
  4. To plan and implement programmes to encourage private participation in the aquaculture industry on a commercial and large scale.
  5. Coordinate and monitor the Aquaculture Industrial Zone (ZIA) for the sustainable development of the aquaculture sector.
  6. Provide consulting services and expertise, site selection and suitability of water resources.
  7. Coordinate visits, monitoring and implementation of approved NKEA projects.

Marine Aquaculture Branch

  1. To plan, implement and coordinate development programmes for the marine/brackish aquaculture industry, shrimp, mollusks, shellfish and seaweeds.
  2. To plan, coordinate and monitor the increase in production, productivity and quality of marine fish/brackish fish of commercial species.
  3. To plan and coordinate and coordinate livestock technology transfer programmes and appropriate marine/brackish aquaculture equipment to be promoted to aquaculture industry operators.
  4. Provide and coordinate technical support services to marine/brackish aquaculture industry operators.
  5. To plan, monitor and evaluate quality fish breed and seed production programmes from Marine Aquaculture Centres.
  6. Establish and collaborate with other relevant agencies (national & regional) in planning and implementing sustainable marine/brackish aquaculture industry development programmes.

Freshwater Aquaculture Branch

  1. To plan, implement and coordinate development programs for the aquaculture industry of freshwater fish, ornamental fish and aquatic plants.
  2. Track and evaluate the effectiveness of freshwater fish, ornamental fish and aquatic plant aquaculture industry development programmes.
  3. To plan, coordinate and monitor the increase in production, productivity and quality of freshwater fish products.
  4. Provide and coordinate technical support services to freshwater aquaculture industry operators.
  5. To plan and create a network of fish and fish fry production to meet the demands and needs of the aquaculture industry in a sustainable manner.
  6. To plan, monitor and evaluate quality fish breed and fry production programmes from Aquaculture Development Centres.
  7. Increase the production of ornamental fish through the encouragement of the creation of medium-sized and commercial farms on a regular basis through the transfer of technology and markets both domestically and internationally.
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