Facilities Available



  • Gas Chromatography: Head Space Sampler, FID, ECD and MS
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC): FLD, DAD and UV-vis
  • Preparative HPLC
  • Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS)
  • Flame photometer 
  • ELISA Reader and Western Blotting Unit 
  • Supercritical Fluid Extraction Unit
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge 
  • Electrophoresis apparatus and gel imaging system
  • Iatroscan

Animal House

The Division is having well-established CPCSEA approved animal house facility to evaluate nutritional significance of marine bio-molecules and to evaluate bioactivity of biomolecule from fish, fishery waste and seaweed. 
Analytical Services 
The Division undertakes analytical services of the samples from fish processing and allied industries and issues certificates.
  • Proximate composition of seafood
  • Amino acid profiling of fish & fishery products
  • Fatty acid composition
  • Minerals, Trace elements, Heavy metals and chemical contaminants profiling in fish and water 
  • NABL accreditation for organochlorine pesticides and antibiotic residues
  • Consultancies with respect to biochemical analyses.
  • Nutrition and chemical contaminant profiling of fish and fishery products.
  • Setting up of testing laboratories. 
Human Resource Development 
Both national and international trainees are being trained. 
Training programme
  • Modern Analytical Techniques in fish Biochemistry.
  • Nutrient and contaminant profiling of fish and fishery product.
  • Nutrient profiling and nutritional labelling of seafood products.

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