Aquaculture Development Center - Pambala

 

The Pambala Brackish water station initially started as a brackish water fish breeding and rearing centre in late 1970 and located in North Western Province and in Puttalam District, bordering Colombo - Puttalam highway. Fresh water prawn breeding commenced in this center in 1983 on experimental basis.

In 1987 this center wasconverted to a fresh water prawn breeding center. With the establishment of NAQDA in 1999, this center became the property of NAQDA.

Freshwater Prawn Rearing Facilities in Pambala AQDC

  No. of ponds
Cementtanks
Fiber glass tanks
Water storage tanks
Artemia Jar
03
42
04
03
Total 52
 
 
Post Larvae (PL) production (Mn)
Year PL
2005 0.7
2006 0.4
2007 0.3
2008 0.4
2009 1.1
2010 1.8
2011 2.5
2012 1.2
2013 2.36
2014 1.52
 

Officer in charge: Ms. E.C.L. de Zoysa
Address: Freshwater Prawn Breeding Centre, Pambala, Kakapalliya
Contact No. : +94 – 032 - 2248836