Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline
Microalgae are exclusive resource as they can be farmed without competing for arable land and food production. They are capable of performing photosynthesis and produce half of the atmospheric oxygen. Microalgae are unicellular species, produce unique products like carotenoids, antioxidants, fatty acids, enzymes, polymers, peptides and toxins.
Aim and Objectives
The Algae lab aims to identification and collection algae and sustainably produce biofuel, protein-rich animal feed and other high value products from microalgae.
Sessional class for undergraduate students
Identification and preservation of microalgae
Culture of commercial algae
Multi use research aquarium for algal culture and preservation, different shape bottle and container for monitoring algal growth and culture.
This facility provides a range of service including identification and quantification of algae, plankton and automated image acquisition.
Joyanta Bir, Associate Professor,
Room No 2317, School of Life science, Khulna University, Bangladesh
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