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Fishery and Aquaculture Division

Dr. Ruby Asmah
(Principal Research Scientist)

  Dr. Francis Amevenku
(Senior Research Scientist/Head of Division)

3Mr. Theodore Quarcoopome
(Senior Research Scientist)

Dr. Seth K. Agyakwah
(Research Scientist/ OIC ARDEC)

6Mr. Etornyo Agbeko
(Research Scientist)

8Dr. Francis A. Anani
(Research Scientist)


Mr. Solomon A. Owiredu
(Research Scientist)

10Mr. Emmanuel
Tetteh-Doku Mensah
(Research Scientist)









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.