Ornamental fish culture is fast emerging as a major branch of aquaculture golabally. Aquarium keeping is the second largest hobby in the world next to photography and the ornamental fish and aquatic plant industry is fast gaining importance due to its tremendous economic opportunities and prospects. Most of the ornamental fishes cultured and marketed in India are exotic species. Our country has a rich and uniqe biodiversity with a variety of indigenous ornamental fishes.
RAD Aquasystem is the ornamental aquatic industry in Kerala, with the purpose to protect and promote the trade. RAD was established in 2013 to promote and protect ornamental aquatic industry tropical fresh water and marine tropical fish and togother with aquatic plants.