Government fish seed farms



Stocking of quality fish seeds is an essential prerequisite for increasing the production potential of water bodies. The Government have established fish seed production centers / rearing centers in 27 places. From the centers 2500 lakh early fry and 600 lakh fingerlings are produced anualy.

Details of fish seed production / rearing centers in Tamil Nadu.

S.No Center District Species
1 Poondi Tiruvellore common carp
2 chembarambakkam Tiruvellore catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
3 Lalpet Cuddalore catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
4 Krishnagiri Krishnagiri catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
5 pampar Krishnagiri catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
6 Hoganekkal Dharmapuri catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
7 Chinnar Dharmapuri catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
8 Mettur dam Salem catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
9 bhavanisagar Erode catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
10 Sholayar Coimbatore catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
11 Thattamanaipatti pudukodai catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
12 Thirukampuliar Karur catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
13 Asor Trichy catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
14 kolithalai karur catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
15 karanthai Thanjavur catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
16 agarappettai Thanjavur catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
17 Sathyar Madurai catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
18 manjalar Theni catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
19 Anaipatti Dindugul catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
20 Vaigai Theni catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
21 bembakottai Virudhunagar catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
22 pilavakkal Virudhunagar catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
23 Manimuthar Tirunelveli catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
24 Gadana Tirunelveli catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
25 Pechiparai Kanniakumari catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
26 Chittar-i Kanniakumari catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp
27 Chittar-ii Kanniakumari catla,Rohu,Mrigal,common carp


SELLING RATES FOR FISH SEEDS 
S.No Fish Seeds Early Fry/Per lakh(Rs) Late fry/Per thousand(Rs) Fingerlings/Per thousand(Rs)
1 Catla 1,100 200 400
2 Rohu 800 150 250
3 Mrigal 800 150 250
4 Common Carp 110 90 220