Main research areas

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1979 by the Science and Technology Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya, which has since been repealed by the Science, Technology and Innovation Act No. 28 of 2013 which has recognized KMFRI as a national research institution under section 56, fourth schedule. KMFRI's mandate is to undertake research in "marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanography", in order to provide scientific data and information for sustainable development of the Blue Economy

Fish stock assessment

Fish stock assessment
Plastics pollution
Plastics pollution

Cage culture

Cage culture

Fisheries biology

Fisheries biology

Post harvest losses and value addition

Post harvest losses and value addition

Community involvement

Community involvement

Media updates

KMFRI rolls out 13 new products to benefit fish farmers

Mangrove Conservation

KMFRI uses black solder flies to recycle organic wastes

Events and News

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Kenya Aquatica Journal

Kenya Aquatica is the Scientific Journal of the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). The Aim of the Journal is to provide an avenue for KMFRI researchers and partners to disseminate knowledge generated from research conducted in the aquatic environment of Kenya and resources therein and adjacent to it. This is in line with KMFRI’s mandate to undertake research in marine and freshwater fisheries, aquaculture, environmental and ecological studies, and marine research including chemical and physical oceanograph.

Manuscripts may be submitted to the Chief Editor at aquatica@kmfri.go.ke
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