- The Center for Research and Development in Fisheries, Aquatic and Environmental Sciences in Mindanao.
- To undertake research, development activities and resource management in aquaculture, fisheries and allied sciences.
- To conduct research and development in natural ecosystems for resource and environmental management.
- To develop sustainable technologies and management in fisheries and other natural resource systems.
- To promote publication and dissemination of research and development outputs.
- Journal of Environment and Aquatic Resources (JEAR) - 2009, 2015, 2016