Department of Aquaculture was established in September 2007 and is currently located in Agriculture Faculty, UPM. Due to increasing demand for aquatic products as a source of protein, aquaculture is developing rapidly throughout the world today, and forms an important component in the agriculture industry. The main goal for the establishment of the Department is to produce graduates who are skilled and knowledgeable in science and technology and be able to manage aquaculture projects and enhance the development of aquaculture in the country.
The Department is staffed with academic and other supporting personnel in various disciplines of aquaculture that cover teaching, research and extension. Among the areas that are being focused in the Department include Aquaculture Technology, Fish Nutrition Technology, Reproductive Technology, Genetics and Breeding, Fish Health, Aquaculture Biotechnology, Post-Harvest and Aquaculture Products Technology.
The objectives of the Department of Aquaculture are: 1) to enhance education and research excellence in aquaculture, 2) to generate professionals in aquaculture, and 3) to contribute to the development of aquaculture in Malaysia by utilizing our graduates through research and education.
Updated:: 24/08/2017 [rozihanm]
Faculty of Agriculture
Universiti Putra Malaysia
43400 UPM Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan