Intellectual Property

Intellectual Properties of Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

A.  Patents


  1. A manually operated low cost handy cryofreezer for gamete cryopreservation. (Application No. 1123/DEL/2005) [Patent No- 251022, Date of grant 16.02.2012].
  2. Male-specific protein of Indian major carp (Labeo rohita) – A key for sex differentiation and brood stock management. (Application No. 1116/DEL/2005) [Patent No- 252072, Date of grant 24.04.2012].
  3. A method and an apparatus for developing gonodal maturity in carp (Application No. 1689/DEL/ 2008) [Patent No- 275820, Date of grant 22.09.2016].
  4. A process for differential sero-diagnosis of gram-negative bacterial infections and detection of their toxins in human food in reference to fish and fish products using polyclonal antibodies to their less cross reacting and highly specific extra cellular products antigen(Application no. 1403/DEL/2003) [Patent No- IN277749, Date of grant 29.11.2016].
  5. Competitive ELISA for diagnosis and sero monitoring of microbial infections in cultured freshwater fishes (Application no. 1402/DEL/2003) [Patent No- IN277740, Date of grant 29.11.2016].


  1. A method of producing antibacterial extracts from fresh water algae (2011-12) (Application no 749/KOL/2011)
  2. An artificial medium for in vitro culture of glochidia larvae of freshwater mussels (2011-12) (Application no 145/KOL/2012).
  3. Process of unambiguous identification of intergeneric hybrid of rohu and catla (Family Cyprinidae) using molecular marker based kit. (2012-13) (Application no 343/KOL/ 2013).
  4. A method for identification and differentiation of two important argulus species Argulussiamensis and Argulusjaponicus.(2013-14) (Application no 1108/KOL /2013)
  5. Process for purification of ABC binding protein of Aeromonas hydrophila .(2014-15) (Application no 672/KOL/2014)
  6. Purified recombinant Gial cell-derived Neurotropic Factor (GDNF) of rohu carp, labeo rohita. (2016-17) (Application no 201631036694)

 B.  Designs


  1. Mechanical Pond applicator (210262 in class12-99, 21. 05.2007).
  2. Mechanical fish harvester (218326 in class 22-05 at Kolkata 1/9/2008)

 C.  Trademarks


  1. CIFAX (28.04.2008) (Application Regn. No.- 796393 in class 1 at Kolkata)
  2. Jayanti rohu (30.6.2005) (Application Regn. No.- 1368991 in class 31 at Kolkata)
  3. CIFABROOD Carp Brood stock diet (18.03.2011) (Application Regn. No.- 1792420 in class 31 at Kolkata, 05.03.2009)

 D.  Copyrights

i. Books in Hindi

Sl. No. Title of the Publication Price (in Rs)
1. Machli evam jhingo ka rog nidan 100.00
2. Meethe pani me moti sambardhan 200.00
3. CIFA Pradyogiki 200.00

ii. Books in English

Sl. No. Title of the Publication Price (in Rs)
1. Breeding and seed production of asian cat fish 200.00
2. Genetic improvement methods in Asiatic carps 200.00
3. Aquatic pollution and management 650.00
4. Giant freshwater prawn complex 200.00
5. Aquaculture technologies for farmers (2009 Ed) 400.00
6. Aquaculture technologies for farmers ( 2011 Ed) 400.00
7. CIFA : 25 years of freshwater aquaculture research 750.00
8. Strategies for Aquaculture Development 350.00
9. Invited Papers on Application of Solid State Fermentation Technology in Aquaculture" 500.00
10. Rohu (Labeo rohita) Database 500.00

Computer CDs

Sl. No. Title of the CD Language Price (in Rs)
1. Catfish ( Magur) farming Hindi/Oriya/English 300.00
2. Freshwater Prawn hatcheries for boosting prawn production Hindi/Oriya/English 300.00
3. Ornamental fish breeding and Culture English 300.00

Priced publications/CDs available at ATIC, CIFA