Ornamental Fish Disease
Over two decades there experienced progressive increase in the ornamental fish industrial productivity both in the domestic market and the International level. Primarily being aquatic animals and secondarily being forced to remain under crowded conditions, they are prone to diseases of various natures. So far, the epidemiology in ornamental fish population is not scientifically documented in India by any organization. The lacunae pose serious problems in the ornamental fish trades during rearing, breeding, marketing and export. Presently, the Center is looking at areas like disease diagnosis and identification of pathogen, standardization and development of management measures and appropriate biosecurity programme for the exotic species.