Veterinary Sciences-Fishery Sciences and Pisciculture

What Is It

Fishery Scientists work for the development of fish breeding farms, or supervise fish research centres. Fish biologists survey streams and lakes to determine, the quality of fish, prevent infection and water pollution. The main purpose of this is to breed fish and other aquatic creatures for food for the humans but other reasons like breeding of ornamental fishes are also there.

Qualification

B.F.Sc.in Fishery Science.One can also go in for BVSc and then go in for specialization in fisheries.

Scope

They work in coastal regions on fish farms, hatcheries essentially working outdoors. They may have to wade in lakes or streams. The work of fish culture is intricate and repititive. It requires patience.