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.

Fisheries and

Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture is one of the three Departments within the Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology, which conducts the courses related to all fields

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Limnology and
Water Technology

Department of Limnology and Water Technology is one of the three departments in the faculty that conducts graduate & undergraduate courses and research in the

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Oceanography and
Marine Geology

Department of Oceanography and Marine Geology is a multidisciplinary department dedicated to discover and disseminate knowledge on coastal zones, oceans, ocean

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We Are

" National centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences "


Our vision is to be the centre of excellence for fisheries and marine sciences & technology education in Sri Lanka, to produce scholars to help the country's economic development through sustainable utilization of fish and other inland & marine aquatic resources.


In pursuit of its vision Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology will strive to produce outstanding internationally accredited graduates in the fields of Fisheries, Aquaculture, Oceanography & Limnology who are innovate, analytical, adaptable, with capabilities of life-long learning and research, dedicated to community service and are capable of building international collaborations, to contribute to the advancement of scholarship and the enrichment of education, socioeconomics, environment and resources of the country with special reference to fisheries and aquatic resources & environments.


All Recent News & Events

* Revised Academic Calendar for the Academic Year 2017/2018

* Hostal Facility List for Student of 2017_2018 Academic Year

* The 15th Academic Sessions and 14th Vice Chancellor`s Awards Ceremony (7th March 2018 @ Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Sciences & Technology) [Read More]

* Inter Faculty Dancing and Literacy Competition - 2017 [Read More]

* Orator of the year competition 2017 [Read More]

* Launched Magazine of Soft Skill Society & Photographic Exhibition      [Read More]

* Beach Cleaning Pragramme [Read More]


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