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Fishery and Aquaculture Division

  

 

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Dr. Ruby Asmah
(Principal Research Scientist/Deputy Director)

 

Mr. Theodore Quarcoopome
(Senior Research Scientist / Head of Division)

 

 

 

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Dr. Seth K. Agyakwah
(Research Scientist)

Dr. Etornyo Agbeko
(Senior Research Scientist/ OIC ARDEC)

Dr. Francis A. Anani
(Senior Research Scientist)

 

 

 

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 Mr. Solomon A. Owiredu
(Research Scientist)

 Dr. Emmanuel Tetteh-Doku Mensah
(Research Scientist / OIC - Tamale)

 Dr. Rhoda Lims
(Research Scientist)

 

3.3       FISHERY DIVISION

 

The mandate of the Fishery Division is to generate scientific information, the application of which would enhance sustainable management and development of Ghana’s fish, fisheries and aquaculture resources. The Division’s goal is to increase local fish production to support livelihoods through increasing yield from existing fisheries and development of sustainable aquaculture and culture-based fisheries practices. 

Currently, the Division’s major research and development programmes are aquaculture development, environmental impact assessment and monitoring of fish populations in relation to socio-economic development activities, fisheries enhancement and culture-based fisheries.