Welcome to Scafi

Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries

About Us

Society for Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries (SCAFi) was inaugurated by Dr. E.G. Silas, Former Director ICAR-CIBA and VC (Retd.), KAU by lighting the lamp on 26th August 2017. Dr. Silas unveiled the logo of the SCAFi and launched the thematic logo of the society. Objective of SCAFi is to promote scholarly interaction on scientific aquaculture among multi stakeholders. ICAR-CIBA provides the logistic support for functioning of the society.

Become a member of SCAFi

The life membership is Rs 4100/- (3600 + 500) and open for all who are interested in fisheries and aquaculture research, education and extension.

Membership form



Perspectives on Brackishwater Aquaculture in India (3 Volumes) (Click for more info)

  • Vol. 1. Production System and Societal Development
  • Vol.2. Aquaculture Nutrition, Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Vol.3. Aquatic animal health and Environment Management

News & Forthcoming events

SCAFi - Talk series

  • Aquaculture in Vietnam - Dr. Phạm Quốc Hùng, Nha Trang University, Vietnam delivered a talk on Aquaculture without borders on 20th July 2022
  • Forthcoming

  • Status of fisheries/aquaculture in Japan with a focus on shrimp - Dr. Marcy N. Wilder, JIRCAS, 31st August 2022

Events/Meetings organized

  • BRAQCON 23-25 January 2019
  • BAFAC 22nd Jan 2019
  • BAFAC 19-20, Feb, 2020
  • Lecture series
  • Aquaculture without borders - Talk series
    Aquaculture in the Philippines - Dr. Edgar C Amar , SEAFDEC, Iloilo, Philippines, 22nd June 2022, 11:30 AM

Office Bearers


President (Director ICAR-CIBA)

Dr. A. Panigrahi

Vice President

Dr. V.S. Chandrashekharan

Vice President

Dr.T. Ravisankar


Dr. M. Poornima

Joint Secretary

Dr. S.M. Pillai

Joint Secretary

Dr. K. Ambasankar


Dr. M.S. Shekhar

Executive Committee Members

Dr. Kailasam

Executive Committee Members

Dr. N. Jayanti

Executive Committee Members

Dr. S. Kannappan

Executive Committee Members

Dr. J. Sundaray

Executive Committee Members

Mr. Sunil Chandra

Executive Committee Members

Dr. Ezhil Praveena

Executive Committee Members

Dr. Subburaj

Executive Committee Members

Dr. N. Kalaimani

Executive Committee Members


Society of Coastal Aquaculture and Fisheries

#75, Santhome High Road,
MRC Nagar, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600028.


+91-44-24618817, 24616948