Need for application of innovative disruptive technologies to meet the future demand from fisheries and aquaculture sector


Ajit Kumar Roy

This paper gives an overview of new and promising technologies to better manage fisheries and aquaculture sector to meet the future demand of fish. The paper also discusses the latest development and application of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain technologies and Big Data Analytics in fisheries and aquaculture sector for managing the fisheries resources in a sustainable manner right from stocking to consumer’s plate. In addition, scope of application of technologies like, Robots, Drones, Sensors, Artificial intelligence, Augmented reality (AR), Virtual reality (VR), 3D printing and Blockchain is discussed aiming possible scenario of next generation to aquaculture. For application awareness and knowledge of immerging advanced technologies like underwater image recognition, seaborne drones, light and laser technology, commercial fishing, fish behavior science, seabed research, fisheries management and big data is the need of the hour for application in the fishery sector. The concept of “Aquaculture 4.0” is introduced for applying industry strategy to fisheries management.


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