The existence of Probolinggo Laboratory was in accordance with the existence of The College of Marine Fisheries Department (Perguruan Tinggi Jurusan Perikanan Laut) which was established on October, 28th 1962 by Probolinggo Education Foundation (Yayasan Pendidikan Probolinggo). Since May, 25th 1963 through the Decree of PTIP Ministry no.163 year 1963, The College of Marine Fisheries Department ( Perguruan Tinggi Jurusan Perikanan Laut) had become on of the major in Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Faculty (FKHP) Universitas Brawijaya which is located in Malang, while Marine Fisheries Department still located in Probolinggo.
At the end of 1970, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Faculty (FKHP) Universitas Brawijaya had a new department which was Veterinary Department located in Surabaya. Therefore, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Faculty Universitas Brawijaya had three departments which were : Animal Husbandry, Marine Fisheries, and Veterinary. Then on August 1972, Veterinary Department affiliated its department with Universitas Airlangga Surabaya, while Marine Fisheries Department had become Fisheries Department. In order to facilitate the management and development, then since 1972 the Fisheries Department had gradually move to Malang, but the laboratory still located in Probolinggo.
Based on the Decree of Education and Culture Minister No. 0220/0/1973 (Surat Keputusan Menteri Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan No. 0220/0/1973), since January, 1st 1973 FKHP had changed into Animal Husbandry Faculty (FAPET) which was based on the Rector Decree No.51/SK/1977 and had two departments : Animal Husbandry and Fisheries. Since July, 5th 1977, the Animal Husbandry Faculty had changed into Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Faculty.
The further development based on the Government Regulations no.27 year 1982 (Peraturan Pemerintah No. 27 tahun 1982) and the President of Indonesia Republic Decree no. 59 year 1982 (Keputusan Presiden Republik Indonesia No. 59 tahun 1982 ) about Universitas Brawijaya Organizational Structure, so the Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Faculty had become two faculties, which were :

  • Animal Husbandry Faculty
  • Fisheries Faculty

In accordance with that development, so the facilities and infrastructures of Probolinggo Laboratory had been developed as needed. On 1992, Fisheries Faculty had add some fishpond facilities in a 48.656 m2 area, which consist from 11 fishpond each 3.000 m2.