To ensure sustainability in the use and exploitation of marine resources; the divisions work is oriented to generate, develop and transfer knowledge of public value to provide authorities with the necessary information to continuously evaluate the status of the resources sustaining our country’s main national fisheries; the effects and variability of the marine environment as well as to evaluate the different exploitation strategies of our fisheries resources.
- To be recognized as a research institution of excellence at national and international level in the field of fisheries, aquaculture and the environment, generating knowledge and scientific information essential public value for management and sustainability of fisheries and aquaculture.
- Dissemination of knowledge: Promote and ensure the visibility of institutional work through dissemination, updating and safeguarding of scientific and technical information of public value and participation in national and international bodies for scientific discussion in the areas of fisheries, aquaculture and environment.
- Internal management processes: Ensure management excellence, developing an efficient and transparent management of internal resources of the institute.
- Human resources management: Strengthen the management of people, keeping particular concern for the professional development of its workers by promoting continuous improvement of its powers and the existence of a multidisciplinary collaborative work.