Zoological Survey of India

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Estuarine Biology regional centre, Gopalpur-on-sea, Ganjam is one of the sixteen regional Centre of Zoological Survey of India, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change, Govt of India established in 1980 during the 6th five year plan of Govt of India.
The Primary objective of this centre is to Conduct investigations on faunal diversity of estuaries, backwaters, lagoons and mangrove ecosystem along the east and west coast of India.

                           
                                                                                                     EBRC Gopalpur
Geographical Coverage:-
Since estuaries and mangrove ecosystem of India are extended throughout the country along both east and west coasts, the jurisdiction of the Estuarine Biology Centre is “All India” covering all estuaries and associated mangrove ecosystem of the country.