Fisheries Research Institute, Malaysia

Partner Type:
National Agricultural Research System

The Fisheries Research Institute (FRI) is an agency under the Research Department of the Department of Fisheries Malaysia and is responsible for undertaking research on aspects of fisheries and aquaculture resources and ecology. FRI focuses on six major disciplines of research including fishery resources (marine and inland), aquaculture, aquatic ecology, biotechnology, fisheries product development and fish health. FRI carries out fisheries assessment surveys, research into hatcheries, culture and open-sea cage culture technology and the establishment of baselines on aquatic contaminants, toxins and microorganisms.