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INRH - B.P. 31
93200 M'diq   MOROCCO
Tel : + 212 9 97 55 05
Fax : + 212 9 97 55 05
Email :
Web Site :
Director : Dr Hassan Nhhala

Type of activities
research only academic, education
policy/planning envir. monitoring
other: research & development of marine aquaculture technology

Main sectors of research
Fin-fish aquaculture diversification

Current major projects
research & development of Blue-fin Tuna aquaculture technology in cooperation with Japanese Government

Number of local permanent staff
scientists : 5 others : 2

Indoor surface area (m2) available for
research : 805 teaching :
others : 1595

Conference room
no yes (number of seats : )

Research vessel(s)
less than 12 m in length; number of vessels : 2
more than 12 m in length; number of vessels :
Brief description of vessels and on board scientific equipment :
10, 5 m in length ; 2,5 m in breadth ; 107 horsepower with Yanmar engines ; independent scientific apparatus for the assessment of rearing environmental classic factors

Other major research facilities and equipment
laboratory equipment and experimental fin-fish hatchery facilities

Ecosystem types available nearby
Gibraltar strait and bay of M'diq

Areas of taxonomic expertise
Thunidae, Sparidae, Serranidae, Epinephelidae

Specimen collections
yes no
  Brief description :

Hosting facilities for visiting scientists
yes no
hotels, bungallows

Training courses
yes no

Capacity and brief description of library

Type of research institution
governmental, national governmental, local
international academic
private other:


CIESM Guide of Marine Research Institutes