Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute

Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute is an autonomous government research institution for fisheries and related research.[1][2][3] The present Director General of the institution is Yahia Mahmud.[4]

Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute
HeadquartersMymensingh, Bangladesh
Region served
Official language
WebsiteBangladesh Fisheries Research Institute


The institution was founded in 1984 and started functioning from 1986. In Mymensingh the headquarters are located. the institution manages a number of specialized research stations. They are Riverine Station located in Chandpur, Freshwater Station located in Mymensingh, Brackishwater Station located in Khulna, and Marine Fisheries and Technological Station in Cox's Bazar. Two smaller stations are for reservoir fisheries in Rangamati and floodplain ecosystem in Santahar. A Chief Scientific Officer is in charge of each station.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute". Banglapedia. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute". WorldFish Partners. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  3. ^ "Bangladesh, a world model for hilsa production". Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 12 October 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Prothom Alo Roundtable: Sustain hilsa bumper harvest". Prothom Alo. Archived from the original on 3 October 2016. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  5. ^ Daily Star, 20 February 2020