Centre for Marine Living Resources &
Ecology (CMLRE) was established
at Kochi in 1998 by upgrading the erstwhile Sagar Sampada Cell with exclusive
facilities for implementing Marine Living Resources (MLR) Programme.
The Centre has the following mandate;
management strategies for marine living resources through Ecosystem
monitoring and modelling efforts.
coordinating and implementing time targeted national /regional R&D
programmes in the field of marine living resources and ecology through
effective utilisation of Fishery and Oceanographic Research Vessel Sagar
of research on marine living resources and Ecology including
establishment of a data centre for storage and dissemination of data/
information to end users.
the national programmes relating to Southern Ocean Living Resources
(Antarctic marine living resources).