Students from the Dept. of Zoology with faculty Dr. Antony PJ joined a multi institutional project coordinated by CMFRl Kochi, to study the extent of pathogenic Vibrio load in Vembanad lake. As part of the project students were attended a hands-on-training program on 5th August 2019 at Kochi. Students from the department will take part in the data collection from parts of Vembanad lake in Cherthala area for the project in the forthcoming days. The project is a joint venture of CMFRI, CSIR-NIO, NERCI India and Plymouth Marine Laboratory UK, and is also supported by DST.