Due to the COVID pandemic, the call for the Master's program in Tropical Aquaculture has been postponed to 2023. An announcement for the application will be launched early next year.

 

DEPARTMENT OF FRESHWATER AQUACULTURE

Background

The mission of the Department is to offer education, research and technology transfer in seed production and culture of freshwater fish species. 

Staff

The Department has 9 lecturers, 7 researchers and 1 administrative assistant, holding different titles and degrees including 8 PhD with 6 Associate professors, 8 Masters (3 PhD students) and 1 engineer (currently studying for a Master degree).

Education

The Department offers specialized courses on biology, nutrition, seed production, culture techniques, genetic breeding and culture models of freshwater fish and shrimps for bachelor, master and PhD students.

Research

Research focuses on following areas:

Artificial reproduction of indigenous freshwater fish species with successful protocols for striped catfish, basa catfish, climbing perch, snakeskin gourami, giant snakehead, snakehead, marble goby, wallago, tire track eel, swamp eel, and some other ornamental fish...

Applications of advanced technologies to enhance productivity and efficiency of culture models.

Nutrition requirements and feed development of important aquaculture species.

Genetic diversity and genetic improvement for important aquaculture species.

Training and technology transfer

The Department regularly organizes short training courses for local and international participants such as:

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

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

Freshwater fish seed production such as striped catfish, bighead catfish, snakehead, climbing perch, feather knife fish, snakeskin gourami, swamp eel…

Applications of advanced technologies in culture models for with sustainability and climate change adaptation.

Building feed formula and feed production for important aquatic species.

Quality control of fish/ shrimp broodstock.

Facilities
Nutrition and feed laboratory, genetic laboratory; freshwater hatchery and Center for advanced aquaculture research and application. These modern facilities serve for practice, research and teaching for staff members and students.
 
Contact address

Assoc. Prof. PhD. Pham Thanh Liem

Head, Department of Freshwater Aquaculture

College of Aquaculture and Fisheries

Can Tho University, 3/2 street, Can Tho City, Vietnam

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List of staff members

L = Lecturer, R = Researcher, AA = Administrative Assistant

No

Name

Title

Role

Email

Fields of Interest / Specialization

1

Pham Thanh Liem (Head)

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Fish biology; Fish genetics

2

Duong Thuy Yen (Vice head)

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Population genetics; Fish genetics

3

Nguyen Van Trieu (Vice head)

PhD.

L

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Freshwater fish seed production

4

Tran Thi Thanh Hien

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Aquatics nutrition and feeding

5

Duong Nhut Long

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

6

Lam My Lan

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

7

Bui Minh Tam

Assoc. Prof. PhD.

L

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Fish genetics; Freshwater fish seed production and Aquarium

8

Tran Le Cam Tu

PhD.

L

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Aquatics nutrition and feeding

9

Dao Minh Hai

MSc.

L

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Fish genetics; Freshwater aquaculture systems

10

Nguyen Thanh Hieu

MSc.

R

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Freshwater fish seed production

11

Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tran

MSc.

R

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Fish genetics

12

Nguyen Hong Quyet Thang

MSc.

R

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Freshwater fish seed production

13

Nguyen Hoang Thanh

MSc.

R

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Freshwater fish seed production

14

Vo Hoang Liem Duc Tam

MSc.

R

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

15

Pham Thi Cam Lai

MSc.

AA

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Freshwater aquaculture systems

16

Dao Thi Ngoc Linh

BSc.

R

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Aquatics nutrition and feeding

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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