Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India

Zoological Survey of India, Govt. Of India
 
MOEF

Objectives

  • The main objective of the Centre is to conduct survey, exploration and research on the faunal diversity of estuaries, backwaters, lagoons and mangrove ecosystems of India.
  • To develop a regional museum exhibiting the fauna of Estuaries and associated ecosystem.
  • To develop and maintain the reference collections from the estuarine and mangrove ecosystems of the country to cater to the needs of Zoologists and Marine Biologists.
  • To render identification and advisory services on the fauna of estuaries and associated ecosystem to researchers, students, scientific institutions,various Govt. Organisation etc.