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Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2019

Thanks to the involvement of many associated Institutes, APA19 conference will show and discuss all aspects of Aquaculture. This will result in a high quality conference. Associated institutes:

  • AFS-Asian Fisheries Society
  • ICAR -Indian Council of Agricultural Research with: Central Institutes
    • CIFE-Central Institute of Fisheries Education
    • CIFRI-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute
    • CIBA-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture
    • CIFA-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture
    • CMFRI-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute
    • DCFR-Directorate of Cold water Fisheries Research
    • NBFGR-National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources
    • NFDB-National Fisheries Development Board
    • MPEDA-Marine Product Export Development Authority
    • NABARD-National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    • SIFA-Society for Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Professionals
    • CIFT -Central Institute of Fishing Technology’

Also many universities and colleges are involved in the program

  • Fisheries Colleges
  • Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies
  • College of Fisheries,Mangalore
  • College of Fisheries,Lembucherra,Tripura
  • College of Fisheries,Nellore,Andhrapradesh


Sessions and workshops at Asian-Pacific Aquaculture 2019 will cover all aspects of aquaculture in India as well as Southeast Asia.

18 - 21

June 2019 Chennai Tamil Nadu - India

Aquaculture for Health, Wealth and Happiness

Plenary Speakers


Theng Dar Teng

Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman

Theng Dar Teng

Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman


Mr. Theng Dar TENG, is a well -known public and private sector figure in Singapore and the ASEAN Region, and since 2008 he has been serving as Singapore’s Non-Resident Ambassador to the Sultanate of Oman. In Japan, with particuar focus in aquaculture, hitech farming, and foodtech he is also serving as the Adviser on SE Asia Affairs to the Shizuoka Prefecture Government, and Global Business Advisor to the Miyagi Prefecture Government. On education and youth development activities, Mr. Teng is the Distinguished Adviser to the School of Applied Science, Temasek Polytechnic to support Research, Innovation and Enterprise – I.e RIE initiatives in aquculture. Concurrently at national level in Singapore, he serves as member of Advisory Board of the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) to support Singapore youth leadership development programs.


Shri Tarun Shridhar, IAS

Secretary to the Department of Animal Husbandry,Dairying and Fisheries

Shri Tarun Shridhar, IAS

Secretary to the Department of Animal Husbandry,Dairying and Fisheries


Shri Tarun Shridhar, IAS has been appointed as Secretary (Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries) in the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare. He is an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) officer of Himachal Pradesh 1984 batch and represent the country at the International level to sketch the fisheries and aquaculture progress in many international forums. He handles affairs of government, which involves the framing and implementation of policy in consultation with the concerned Minister of the country.Earlier to this assignment, he was the Additional Chief Secretary (Animal Husbandry & Fisheries) in Himachal Pradesh Government until recently. Shri Tarun Shridhar also had a chequered career as Joint Secretary (Fisheries) in the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare from 2008 to 2013. He was instrumental in introducing the SPF L. vannamei shrimp culture in India making the country a major global producer amongst the farmed shrimp producing countries in the World.

Official Sponsors

Blue Aqua
Darling Ingredients
Sheng Long
Aker BioMarine
I and V Vio
Sea Products
Uni President
Indian Council of Agricultural Research
National Fisheries Development Board
Tamil Nandu
Society of Aquaculture Professional
Academic Journals
Aqua Feed
Aqua Star
Aquaculture North America
Aquaculture Outlook
Harchery International
Hatchery Feed

Travel Information

All participants are required to pay their own accommodation and travel expenses



We have arranged some great rates at several hotels within a short driving distance to Chennai Trade Center.

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To apply for an e-Conference Visa you need to complete the following (the Embassy in your country may require different information)

For e-Conference Visa

  1. Scanned Bio Page of the passport showing the Photograph and Details
  2. Invitation from organizer
  3. MEA Form*
  4. Event clearance from MHA (include 2 PDFs - MHA 1 and MHA 2)

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*Attendees from Taiwan - use Taiwan MEA 2 and MEA 1 PDFs

*Attendees from these countries, use MEA 1 (Vietnam, Thailand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, France, Indonesia, South Africa, Philippines, Israel, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Germany, USA, Egypt and Myanmar)

For attendees from other countries, please contact us

Taiwan Guidelines Taiwan MEA 2 MEA 1 MEA 3 MHA 1 MHA 2


Farm Tours

Date: June 18, 2019 09:00 - 15:00
BMR Shrimp Hatchery, Feed Mill, Shrimp Farm and BMR Multiplication Center
This tour will depart at 9am from the Hotel Feathers and return is expected at 3pm.

Date: June 22, 2019 08:00 - 19:30
Vaishaki Hatchery, Bismi Farm, and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA)
This tour will depart at 8am from the Hotel Feathers and return is expected at 7.30pm.

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