"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Welcome to TNJFU Referral Lab for Aquatic Animal Health

The fish disease management section in the Fisheries College and Research Institute was initiated with a bacteriology laboratory established in the Department of Aquaculture in 1991 with the help of an International Project obtained from the Asian Fisheries Society, Manila.

This lab was further renovated under the National Agricultural Technology Project on Shrimp and Fish Health Management in 2000. The section also established virology and cell culture units in 2001 by a Govt. of Tamil Nadu part II scheme.

The Virology and cell culture units were shifted to a new Fish Virology Laboratory in 2009.

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  • Sivasankar P., Riji John, K., Rosalind George,M., Magesh Kumar, P., Mohamed Mansoor, M. and Selvamagheswaran, M. 2018. Recent advances in the development of tropical fish viral vaccines: A review. Journal of Cell and Tissue Research 18(2) 6441-6450.
  • Petchimuthu M., M. Rosalind George, K. Riji John, D. Kaviarasu, R. Dinesh. 2018. Occurrence of parasites in aquaculture systems of South Tamil Nadu. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 6(2): 283-286.
  • Sivasankar, P., Riji John, K., Rosalind George, M., Kaviarasu, D., Mohamed Mansoor, M., and Magesh Kumar, P. 2017. RNA viral diseases of finfish: A review. International Journal of Current Research 9 (11): 60206-60215.
  • 4. Sivasankar P., K. Riji John, M. Rosalind George, P. Magesh Kumar, M. Mohamed Manzoor, M. J. Prince Jeyaseelan 2017 Characterization of a virulent ranavirus isolated from marine ornamental fish in India. Virus Disease 28(4):373–382.
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