​At Beymelek and Kepez Units of the Institute, there are a number of engineers, specialists and technicians working in research, production and training activities from different disciplines including fisheries engineering, agriculture, fisheries technology, veterinary, biology, food engineering, mechanical engineering and chemistry. The institute has many staffs that completed doctorates and master's degree on aquatic ecology, fisheries and aquaculture. In addition, some are continuing doctorate and master's education on subjects drawing little attention in fisheries.​