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One of the most advanced research vessels in the world, the Dr. Fridtjof Nansen, arrived in Colombo to conduct surveys on fisheries resources and the marine ecosystem around Sri Lanka on 21.06.2018 and the Aquatic students of the Department of Zoology, University of Sri Jayewardenepura got a chance to visit this research vessel on 23.06.2018.

The research vessel Dr. Fridtjof Nansen is owned by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and is jointly operated by the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (IMR) and FAO.