Office Address
     Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
     Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology
     University of Ruhuna
     Matara (81000)
     Sri Lanka
E-mail Address

     +94(0)41 2227026       Ext. 5104
    Educational Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Zoology (Kelaniya, SL)
  • PhD (Aston in B'ham, UK)

  • Specialist in Reproductive biology and physiology of ornamental and food-fish ; Environmental & endocrinal control of reproduction in fish ; Histology of Fish ; Food , feeding biology and ecology of fish ; Captivity breeding of endemic ornamental fish ; Biology , distribution & migration of Asian Anguillid eels ; Coastal and marine ecology with special reference to biodiversity of lagoons and coastal marine ecosystems , Sea weed farming , and Fish Postharvest technology.

Latest News

Inter Faculty Volleyball Competition

Inter faculty Volleyball competition will be held on 24th June 2023

FMST බුද්ධාභිවන්දනා 2023

FMST බුද්ධාභිවන්දනා 2023 ~ වර්ෂ 2023ක් වූ වෙසක් මස 08 වනදා සවස 6.30 සිට 9 දක්වා FMST පරිශ්‍රයේදී පවත්වන ලදී .

මියැසි තොටුපල - 2022

සප්ත ස්වර මාවතේ ගිමන්හල - The Miyesi Thotupola 2022 was held on 7th September at the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology. The occasion was graced by the Vice chancellor Snr. Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena and Deputy Vice Chancellor Prof. EPS Chandana. It was a splendid evening for the students and the staff of the faculty


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We Are

" National centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences "


To be the centre of excellence for Fisheries Science, Marine Science and Water Technology education and research in Sri Lanka.


To produce outstanding, internationally accredited graduates in the fields of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Limnology, Water Technology, Oceanography and Marine Geology.


All Recent News & Events

* MIND Scholarships for undergraduates 2022 / 2023 [Read More]

* All Island Art Competition 2022 [Read More]

* Online Lecture Series 16 organized by the Cultural Center.
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Meeting ID: 691 3847 2595 Passcode: hm9=AeeJ [Read More]

* Literature Competition Organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance [Read More]



To me,FMST is the ideal place to study about the Marine Sciences in Sri Lanka.FMST helped me grow and excel as a student,all the while nurturing my love for the ocean, backed by some of the best academics in this field.

S K Edirisinghe

Being selected as a student of FMST is the major turning point in my life. Within the premises of FMST, I was provided with myriads of opportunities to explore new horizons and to build up my personality. This is the perfect place to grab the knowledge about Fisheries and Marine Sciences. All academics & extracurricular activities not only widened my knowledge, but also heightened my passion for my future career.

R M K S Gimhani

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