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Faculty of Fisheries

Kasetsart University




The buildings and facilities of the Faculty of Fisheries are located in both Bangkhen and Kamphaengsaen campuses as well as outside the campuses. Most of the Faculty's facilities are located in the Bangkhen campus in Bangkok.



Boon Indrambarya Building ,
Bangkhen campus
is the main Faculty building was completed in 2005 and currently houses the offices of the Dean and Secretariat, the Departments of Fishery Biology and Fishery Products, Computer Center, Office of the Academic Supporting Division, and the Faculty of Fisheries Library.




Mek Boonphram Building
, Bangkhen campus is the other buildings in the same campus consist of the Departments of Marine Science, Fishery Management and Aquaculture, the KU Museum of Fisheries (Natural History), Fish Feed Technology Development Center, Research and Technology Transfer Center for Ornamental Fish and Aquatic Plants, The Faculty also has wet laboratories, hatcheries and earthen ponds as the supporting facilities located in both campuses.


The Faculty has the Academic Supporting Division that  responsible for a number of facilities which help to support teaching, research, field traing of students. There are 4 research stations, 2 pilot plants, 3 centers, library, museum and also 2 research vessels “Kasetsart 1” and 'Kasetsart 2".

 

•Fish Feed Technology Development Center

The Fish Feed Technology Development Center is dedicated to increasing knowledge in aquatic animal nutrition and aquatic animal feed production technology, and disseminating this knowledge to improve feed efficiency, reduce production costs and minimize environmental impact. Research include both live food and formulated feed. The Center is equipped with both analytical laboratories and a wet laboratory.


• Faculty’s Library

The Library of the Faculty of Fisheries was established in 1961. In 1999 it was named as "Suri Vimollohakarn", to honor Assistant Professor Vimollohakarn's devotion to library management throughout her career. Its collection includes over 10,000 volumes of books, journals, reports, and theses (in both English and Thai), which cover all areas of fishery studies. The Library provides specialized information and services to faculty, staff, students, and researchers.

• Computer Center

The Computer Center provides high-speed computers with wireless service for use by students and to support teaching, research, training as well as information technology transfer.


• Kasetsart University Museum of Fisheries (Natural History)

The Kasetsart University Museum of Fisheries (Natural History) was established in 1964. The Museum, which consists of a reference collection room and exhibition hall, is one of the best aquatic natural history museums in Thailand and Southeast Asia. It has about 355,000 specimens of aquatic organisms including algae, aquatic plants, crustaceans, fish and mollusks, which have been collected since 1923. These include the first set of aquatic animal and aquatic plant samples collected by Dr. Hugh M. Smith, who was a consultant of Thai government in Fishery field, during the period 1923-1936. The Museum also has a collection of old instruments used by Smith for collecting samples during his field trips, a collection of fish illustrious by Luang Masayachittrakran from the reign of King Rama VI, and other valuable antiques.


• Research and Technology Transfer Center for Ornamental Fish and Aquatic Plants

The Research and Technology Transfer Center for Ornamental Fish and Aquatic Plants was established in 2002. The Center promotes research, training, and information dissemination on various aspects of ornamental fish and aquatic plants such as cultivation and marketing. The Center provides facilities to support teaching and learning about ornamental fish, aquatic plants, and aquarium management and operation.

• Khamphaengsaen Fisheries Research Station

The Khamphaengsaen Fisheries Research Station was established in 2001 to support learning and training of students and to provide assistance to professors and researchers. The Station provides facilities for research to develop new technology for freshwater aquaculture and to find solutions to problems concerning freshwater aquaculture.

• Klongwan Fisheries Research Station

The Klongwan Fisheries Research Station was established in 1961 to support research projects related to coastal aquaculture especially the economic species such as white sea bass, tiger prawn, banana shrimp and swimming blue crab. The Station aims to support learning and training of students as well as to provide assistance to professors, researchers and others for their research activities. 

•Samutsongkharm Fisheries Research Station

The Samutsongkhram Fisheries Research Station was established in 1989 to support learning and training of students as well as to provide assistance to professors, researchers and others in their research activities. Some of the research topics are related to developing new technologies for coastal aquatic breeding and finding solutions to problems concerning coastal aquaculture.


• Sriracha Fisheries Research Station

The Sriracha Fisheries Research Station, was established in 1960 to conduct basic research in marine biology, oceanography, marine environment, conservation and restoration of coastal marine resources in the Sriracha Bay and its vicinity. The Station also conducts research in cooperation with private enterprises in developing value-added products from seaweeds, as well as in aquaculture and fishery management.