Exploring Human Health Benefits from Marine Biomedical Research with Fishes

Vidhya C.S.

Department of Primary Processing Storage and Handling, NIFTEM-Thanjavur, Thanjavur-613005, Tamil Nadu, India.

Susmi Biswas

Haldia Institute of Management, MAKAUT, India.

Sourav Gangopadhyay

Brainware University, Kolkata -700125, India.

Jayeeta Majumder

Brainware University, Kolkata -700125, India.

G Vidyasagar Reddy *

Centurion University of Technology and Management, Pralakhemundi - 761211, Gajapathi Dt., Odisha, India.

Abhijit Debnath

Krishi Vigyan Kendra Dhalai, Tripura-799278, India.

Ashiq Hussain Magrey

Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, MP, India.

K. K. Sivakumar

Mohan Babu University, Sree Sainath Nagar, Tirupati-517 102. Andhra Pradesh, India.

Aparna Srivastava

Department of Food and Nutrition, Era University, Lucknow, India.

Nadiya Afreen

Research Floor Society of India, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Marine organisms, particularly fishes, harbor a treasure trove of bioactive compounds with immense potential for human health applications. In this review, we delve into the diverse array of bioactive molecules derived from marine fishes and their implications for biomedical research. We explore the therapeutic properties of fish-derived compounds, including antimicrobial peptides, omega-3 fatty acids, collagen, and bioactive peptides, among others andthe mechanisms of action and preclinical studies supporting the use of these compounds in various human health conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, inflammatory disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases. Additionally, we highlight the importance of sustainable sourcing and ethical considerations in marine biomedical research. Overall, this review underscores the significance of marine fishes as a source of novel therapeutic agents and the promising avenues they offer for advancing human health.

Keywords: Marine biomedical research, fishes, bioactive compounds, human health, therapeutic potential

How to Cite

Vidhya C.S., Biswas , S., Gangopadhyay , S., Majumder , J., Reddy , G. V., Debnath , A., Magrey , A. H., Sivakumar , K. K., Srivastava, A., & Afreen , N. (2024). Exploring Human Health Benefits from Marine Biomedical Research with Fishes. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 45(11), 59–68. https://doi.org/10.56557/upjoz/2024/v45i114070


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