Department of Freshwater Aquaculture

Background

The missions of the department are to offer education, research and training on freshwater aquaculture to meet the increasing demands in the region.

Education

The department offers two major fields on seed production and culture techniques. Major subjects of educational program consist of Freshwater aquaculture systems, Fish breeding technology, Ornamental fish culture. In addition to theories courses, students are also attending practical subjects on fish breeding in hatchery. Besides offering coursed for Bachelor student, the department also serves coursework on Freshwater Aquaculture for Master and Doctoral students.

Research

The department has succeeded in artificial propagation of many indigenous fish species. These consist of Pangasius catfish, Clarias catfish, Climbing perch, Giant snakehead, Marble loach, Marble goby, barbs, Chinese and Indian carps. The department also conducts research, develop and apply different aquaculture systems to the farmers in the Mekong delta. In the future, sustainable aquaculture is one of the priority researches for the Mekong delta.

Training

The department regularly or casually offers short training courses for local and international participants such as:

-  Integrated farming system such as VAC, rice - fish, giant prawn - rice

-  Intensive pond culture systems (catfish, climbing perch, snakehead) and in cage (catfish, marble goby, Tilapia, barbs)

-  Freshwater Fish Seed production such as Pangasius catfish, Clarias catfish, snakehead, climbing perch, feather knife fish, Chinese carps and Indian carps

-  Study tours on inland aquaculture in the Mekong Delta.

 

 

 

 

 

Facilities

The department manages hatcheries which are designed in traditional and modern styles for different purposes. These facilities serve for practices of students and for research of post graduate students and staffs.

Personnel

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Name

Title

Email

Field of Interest / Specialization

1

Duong Nhut Long

Assoc Prof.  PhD

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

2

Pham Thanh Liem

PhD

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Freshwater fish seed production, Fish genetics

3

Bui Minh Tam

PhD

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Freshwater seed production, aquarium

4

Duong Thuy Yen

PhD

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Fish genetics

5

Tran Van Dua

Diploma

 

Freshwater fish seed production

6

Lam My Lan

PhD

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

7

Nguyen Van Trieu

MSc

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Freshwater fish seed production

8

Nguyen Thanh Hieu

MSc

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

9

Tran Van Han

MSc

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

10

Nguyen Hoang Thanh

MSc

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Freshwater fish seed production

11

Pham Thi Cam Lai

Diploma

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Secretary

12

Nguyen Hong Quyet Thang

BSc

 

Freshwater fish seed production

13

Phan Hai Đang

BSc

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

Contact address:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duong Nhut Long
Head, Department of Freshwater Aquaculture 
College of Aquaculture and Fisheries
Can Tho University, 2/3 street, Can Tho City, Vietnam
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CAN THO UNIVERSITY - College of Aquaculture and Fisheries
Address: Campus II, 3/2 Street, Nink Kieu District, Can Tho City, Viet Nam
Tel: (+84-292) 3 834307. Fax: (+84-292) 3. 830323 - 830247
Email: kts@ctu.edu.vn