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The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency

Previously The National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency, Oceanography Division
Acronym NARA
Type Government
Crow Island Mattakuliya Colombo
Sri Lanka
Tel +9411 2522100-6
Fax +9411 2521932
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Website http://www.nara.ac.lk/
Activities Promote and conduct research activities directed towards the identification, assessment, management, conservation and development of aquatic resources and in particular in the following fields;
1. Oceanography and Hydrography
2. Improvement and development of fishing craft, fishing gear and equipment, and fishing methods
3. The social and economic aspects of the fishing industry, including the welfare of fishermen and their dependents
4. The processing, preservation and marketing of fish and aquatic products
5. The development, management and conservation of aquatic resources in the inland waters, coastal wetlands and off-shore areas

Created: 0000-00-00 Last Updated: 2011-03-23

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