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RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR 2001-2002
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RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR 2001-2002

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Project Code No.

 

Title of the Project

Name of the Principal Investigator

Location of the project

FISHERY RESOURCES ASSESSMENT DIVISION

1.

FSS/FRA/1.1

Assessment of exploited marine fishery resource M. Srinath Cochin

2.

FSS/FRA/1.3

Stock assessment techniques in marine fish and shellfish resources and management M. Srinath Cochin

3.

FSS/FRA/1.19

Evaluation of change in the pattern of catch and composition of marine fishery resources in India K. Vijayalekshmi Cochin

4.

FSS/FRA/ST.1

Management information system in marine fisheries K. Balan Cochin

PELAGIC FISHERIES DIVISION

5.

PF/RE/1.1

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of sardine (Sardinella spp.) N.G.K. Pillai Karwar, Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai and Visakhapatnam

6.

PF/RE/1.2

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of anchovies R. Thiagarajan Mumbai, Mangalore, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Mandapam Camp and Chennai

7.

PF/RE/2.1

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of seerfishes C. Muthiah Veraval, Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Tuticorin, Chennai, Kakinada and Visakhapatnam

8.

PF/RE/2.2

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of tunas, tuna live-baits and bill fishes P. P. Pillai Veraval, Mumbai, Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Chennai and Minicoy

9.

PF/RE/2.3

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of mackerel T.M. Yohannan Veraval, Karwar, Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Kakinada and Visakhapatnam

10.

PF/RE/3

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of Bombay Duck Alexandar Kurian Mumbai, Veraval and Kakinada

11.

PF/RE/4

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of ribbon fishes P.N.R. Nair Veraval, Mumbai, Karwar, Mangalore, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Chennai, Kakinada and Visakhapatnam

12.

PF/RE/5

Investigations on the fishery and resource characteristics of carangids H.M. Kasim Veraval, Mangalore, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin and Kakinada

DEMERSAL FISHRIES DIVISION

13.

DF/RE/1

Investigations on the resource characteristics of elasmobranchs S.D. Raje Chennai, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Mumbai, Calicut and Cochin

14.

DF/RE/2

Monitoring the resource characteristics of groupers, snappers and pig face breams V. Gandhi Mumbai, Cochin, Mandapam Camp, Vizhinjam, Calicut and Tuticorin

15.

DF/RE/4

Development of management strategies for sustainable fishery of threadfin breams and silverbellies V.S.R. Murty Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Karwar, Chennai, Mandapam Camp, Mangalore, Mumbai, Veraval and Cochin

16.

DF/RE/5

Development of management strategies for judicious exploitation of sciaenids G. Mohanraj Veraval, Mumbai, Karwar, Cochin, Tuticorin, Chennai, Kakinada and Visakhapatnam

17.

DF/RE/6

Resource characteristics and biology of threadfins, pomfrets and bull’s eye S. Sivakami Veraval, Mumbai, Kakinada, Cochin, Chennai and Visakhapatnam

18.

DF/RE/7

Biology and fishery of flat fishes, goat fishes, and white fish E. Vivekanandan Mangalore, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Karwar and Visakhapatnam

19.

DF/CUL/3

Culture of groupers, snappers, seabreams, rabbitfish and ornamental fish P. Nammalwar Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Vizhinjam and Cochin

20.

DF/TR/1

Investigations on the impact of coastal bottom trawling on demersal fishes and macrobenthos N.G. Menon Mangalore, Cochin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Karwar and Kakinada

CRUSTACEAN FISHERIES DIVISION

21.

CF/RE/1.11

Assessment of fishery resource characteristics of the penaeid shrimps of the west coast of India G. Nandakumar Veraval, Mumbai, Karwar, Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Vizhinjam and Neendakara

22.

CF/RE/1.12

Assessment of fishery resource characteristics of the penaeid shrimps of the east coast of India G. Maheswarudu Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Kakinada, Visakhapatnam and Puri

23.

CF/RE/1.13

Investigations on the nonpenaeid shrimp fishery of north west coast of India V.D. Deshmukh Mumbai and Veraval

24.

CF/RE/1.14

Investigation on the exploitation, management and conservation of lobster and crab resources of India Mary K. Manisseri Cochin, Veraval, Mumbai, Karwar, Mangalore, Calicut, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai and Kakinada

25.

CF/RE/3

Development of artificial reefs M. Rajamani Tuticorin and Calicut

26.

CF/CUL/1.10

Broodstock development, seed production and fattening of commercially important spiny and sand lobsters E. V. Radhakrishnan Veraval, Calicut, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin and Cochin

27.

CF/CUL/1.11

Mariculture of crabs K.R. Manmadhan Nair Cochin, Calicut, Mandapam Camp and Visakhapatnam

28.

CF/CUL/1.9

Seed production, experimental farming, tagging of marine prawns V.S. Kakati Karwar, Calicut, Cochin, Visakhapatnam and Mandapam Camp

MOLLUSCAN FISHERIES DIVISION

29.

MF/RE/1

Investigations on the resource characteristics of cephalopods M.M. Meiyappan Mangalore, Calicut, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Mandapam Camp, Tuticorin, Chennai, Kakinada and Visakhapatnam

30.

MF/RE/2

Investigations on the resource characteristics of bivalves and gastropods K. Ramadoss Veraval, Karwar, Cochin, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai, Visakhapatnam, Calicut, Mangalore and Kakinada

31.

MF/CUL/8

Technological feasibility of bivalve culture at selected centres R. Sarvesan Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Chennai, Tuticorin, Karwar and Mangalore

32.

MF/CUL/11

Popularisation of transfer of bivalve culture technology at selected centres along Kerala coast K.K. Appukuttan Cochin, Calicut and Vizhinjam

33.

MF/CUL/12

Selective breeding of bivalves and evaluation of perforamance by farm trials T.S. Velayudhan Cochin, Narakkal and Calicut

34.

MF/CUL/13

Culture of cephalopods A. Chellam Tuticorin, Vizhinjam and Visakhapatnam

35.

MF/CUL/14

Seed production and pearl culture in the abalone Haliotis varia A.C.C. Victor Mandapam Camp and Tuticorin

36.

MF/CUL/15

Standardisation of techniques in onshore pearl culture G. Syda Rao Visakhapatnam

37.

MF/CUL/16

Development of low cost technology system for sea farming of pearl oysters and mussels N. Ramachandran Vizhinjam

PHYSIOLOGY, NUTRITION AND PATHOLOGY DIVISION

38.

PNP/35

Development of feeds and optimization of feeding regimes for culturable crustaceans and marine finfishes. R. Paul Raj Cochin

39.

PNP/44

Effect of environmental stressors on the physiological behaviour of cultivable marine bivalves D.C.V. Easterson Cochin

40.

PNP/46

Disease investigation in marine fish and shellfish M. Vijayakumaran Chennai

41.

PNP/48

Development of DNA finger prints for detection of finfish & shellfish pathogens P.C. Thomas Cochin

42.

PNP/49

Population genetic studies in Rastrelliger kanagurta and Sardinella longiceps P. Jayasankar Cochin

43.

PNP/52

Studies on the effect of toxins, pollutants and probiotics on fish health with special reference to immune system K.C. George Cochin

44.

PNP/53

Extraction and isolation of substances of pharmacological and acquaculture importance from marine organisms R. Paul Raj Cochin

FISHERY ENVIRONMENT AND MANAGEMENT DIVISION

45.

FEM/ES/1

Investigations on environmental parameters of inshore waters in relation to fisheries C.P. Gopinathan Cochin, Calicut, Mangalore, Karwar, Mumbai, Minicoy, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Mandapam Camp, Chennai and Visakhapatnam

46.

FEM/ES/6

Ecological investigations on the intertidal and surf zones of the Kerala and Kanyakumari coasts in relation to finfish and shellfish seed and juvenile resources G.S. Daniel Selvaraj Cochin, Calicut and Vizhinjam

47.

FEM/MP/1

Monitoring the state of health of coastal waters in relation to pollution and aquacutlure activities P.K. Krishnakumar Cochin, Mangalore, Vizhinjam, Tuticorin, Chennai and Visakhapatnam

48.

FEM/SW/1

Seaweed investigations – resource assessment of seaweeds and their culture N. Kaliaperumal Mandapam Camp, Cochin and Calicut

49.

FEM/AR/1

Bio-diversity studies P.A. Thomas Vizhinjam

50.

FEM/MB/1

Sanitary significance of faecal coliforms in selected coastal environments growing marine shell fishes V. Chandrika Cochin

51.

FEM/LF/1

Mariculture of live-feed organisms C.P. Gopinathan Cochin, Vizhinjam and Tuticorin

52.

FEM/MT/1

Conservation of marine turtles M. Rajagopalan Chennai

53.

FEM/HOL/1

Breeding, Seed production and Searanching of seacucumber, Holothuria scabra P.S. Asha Tuticorin

54.

FEM/T.CUL/1

Tissue culture of economically important seaweeds for breeding and hybridization P. Kaladharan Cochin

SOCIO-ECONOMIC EVALUATION & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER DIVISION

55.

FE&E/31

Empowerment of coastal communities through fisheries extension Sheela Immanuel Cochin

56.

FE&E/32

Integration of small scale mariculture with small scale fisheries along the Peninsular India A. Regunathan Chennai

57.

FE&E/33

Economics of resource management and socio-economic survey of small scale fisheries R. Narayanakumar

58.

FE&E/36

Economic evaluation of marine fish marketing system and price structure R. Sathiadhas Cochin

59.

FE&E/37

Women in fisheries-An evaluation of the Gender Disparities and strategies for development Ashaletha, S. Cochin

National Agricultural Technology Project (Aided by World Bank)

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Title of the National Agricultural Technology Project

Other Cooperating Institutes

Principal Investigator

PSR Projects

   

1

Nutrition and pathology in Mariculture

CIFT, CARI, TNVASU

Dr.R. Paul Raj

2

Breeding and culture of pearl oysters and production of pearls

CIFT, CARI, GAU

Dr.K.K. Appukuttan

3

Shrimp and fish broodstock development and breeding under captive conditions

As coop centre under CIBA

Mr.D.Kandasamy

4

Impact of dams on river run-off into sea and changes in nutrient and productivity profile of coastal waters

CoF, UAS

Dr.P.K.Krishnakumar

5

Mussel Mariculture

CARI, KKV

Mr.T.S.Velayudhan

6

Coral Reef Ecosystem

VOC

Dr.A.C.C.Victor

7

Mangrove ecosystems: Biodiversity and its influence on the natural recruitment of selected commercially important finfish and shellfish species in fisheries

VUM, CARI

Dr.J.P.George

8

Augmentation of marine fish production in Lakshadweep

Nil

Mr.M.Sivadas

9

Studies on fisher women in coastal ecosystems of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala

As coop centre under ANGRAU

Dr.R.Sathiadas

CGP Projects

   

1

Aquaculture, breeding and hatchery production of marine ornamental fishes with special reference to clownfishes and damselfishes

Nil

Dr.G.Gopakumar

2

Broodstock development, breeding, hatchery production and restocking (ranching) of mud crabs

Nil

Dr.E.V.Radhakrishnan

3

Design and validation of communication strategies for sustainable/ responsible fisheries – a co-learning approach

Nil

Dr.C.Ramachandran

ATIC Project

   

1

Establishment of Agricultural Technology Information Centre

Nil

Ms.Sheela Immanuel

IVLP Project

   

1

Technology assessment and refinement in coastal agro-ecosystems

Nil

Dr.R.Sathiadas


Ongoing Sponsored Projects

LIST OF ONGOING SPONSORED PROJECTS
Sl. No. Title of the Project Location Principle Investigator Funding Agency
I. National Sponsored Schemes
1 Studies on the defence mechanisms and hostpathogen interactions in bacterial and viral diseases of crustaceans and bivalves Cochin Dr. K.C. George ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
2 Production of Agar and Sodium Alginate from the seaweeds of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay Mandapam Dr. N. Kaliaperumal ICAR Revolving Fund
3 Induction of triploidy in commercially important bivalves Cochin Dr. P.C. Thomas ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
4 Studies on the impact of bottom trawling on the ecology of fishing grounds and living resources of the Palk Bay and Gulf of Mannar
Mandapam Dr. P. Jayasankar Ministry of Environment & Forests
5 Induced maturation, breeding, seed production and culture of groupers and breams
Mandapam Dr. D. Kandasamy Dept. of Biotechnology
6 Culture of cephalopods
Visakhapatnam Dr. G. Syda Rao ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
7 Studies on disease management in fish/ shellfish farming using bioactive substances from marine organisms
Vizhinjam Dr. A.P. Lipton ICAR Ad-hocscheme
8 Large scale cultivation of agar-yielding seaweed, Gracilaria edulis by spore culture method
Cochin Dr. Reeta Jayasankar ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
9 Onshore culture of marine pearls
Madras Dr. P. V. Sreenivasan ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
10 Seed production of spiny lobsters (Panulirus spp.)
Madras Dr. M. Vijayakumaran ICAR Ad-hocscheme
11 Conservation of green turtle Chelonia mydas
Madras Dr. M. Rajagopalan ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
12 Induced breeding and rearing of livebait fishes
Minicoy Shri M. Sivadas ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
13 Marine Ornamental fish culture
Minicoy Dr. A.K.V. Nasser ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
14 Application of trophic modelling and multi- species virtual population analysis to formulate management options for the multigear marine fisheries of South Karnataka
Mangalore Dr. K.Sunilkumar Mohamed ICAR Ad-hoc scheme
15 Commercial production of cultured pearls
Dr. A.C.C. Victor ICAR Revolving Fund
16 Studies on biotechno- logical aspects disease management in aquaculture using immunostimulants
Vizhinjam Dr. A.P. Lipton Dept. of Biotechnology
17 Development of technology for seafarming of commercially important whelks Babylonia spp.
Cochin Dr. K.K. Appukuttan ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
18 Transfer of technology of seaweed culture for rural development
Mandapam Dr. N. Kaliaperumal Dept. of Biotechnology
19 Seed production and culture of cephalopods
Madras Dr. R. Sarvesan ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
20 Resource Assessment Biology of Deepsea fishes along the continental slope of Indian EEZ
Cochin Dr. V.S.R. Murty Dept. of Ocean Development
21 Studies on Deep Scattering Layer of Indian EEZ
Cochin Dr. N.G. Menon Dept. of Ocean Development
22 Investigations on the effect of bottom trawling on the Benthic fauna off Mangalore coast Mangalore P.U.Zakaria Dept. of Ocean Development
23 Development of Arti- ficial reefs along the Kerala coast
Calicut K.K. Philipose Dept. of Fisheries, Govt. of Kerala
24 Investigations on the toxic algal blooms in the EEZ of India Cochin Dr. C.P. Gopinathan Dept. of Ocean Development
25 Studies on incidence of toxic principles and parasites in seafood Cochin Dr. C.P. Gopinathan ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
26 Studies on the immune response in shrimp Penaeus indicus
Calicut Dr. S.R. Krupesha Sharma ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
27 Increasing fish production through artificial fish habitats
Madras Dr. E. Vivekanandan ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
28 Intensive culture of Brine shrimp
Tuticorin Dr. M. Rajamani ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
29 Environmental Economic Analysis of Inshore Fisheries Resources Utilization of Coastal Kerala
Cochin Dr. R. Sathiadhas Min. of Environment & Forest
30 Studies on immune responses during moult cycle in the spiny lobster Panulirus homarus
Calicut Dr. S.R. Krupesha Sharma Department of Science & Technology
31 Studies on the biology, Captive breeding and Searanching of the seahorse, Hippocampus sp
Vizhinjam Dr. A.P. Lipton Department of Science & Environment
32 Investigation on reproduction dynamics of penaeid prawns in Mumbai waters
Mumbai Dr. V.D. Deshmukh ICAR Ad-hoc Scheme
33 Studies on the Biology, captive spawning and searanching of the Seahorse Hippocampus sp.
Vizhinjam Dr. A.P. Lipton Min. of Environment & Forests

II. Sponsored schemes funded by International Agencies
1 Effect of probiotic feeding in the rearing and production of marine shrimp larvae
Cochin Dr. K.Sunilkumar Mohamed International Foundation for Science
2 Carcinogenic and mutagenic contaminants in the coastal environment: bioeffect moni oring through mussel watch
Mangalore Dr. Krishnakumar International Foundation for Science
3 Environmental impact assess- ment of suspended culture - stuarine ecosystem
Cochin Dr. V. Kripa International Foundation for Science

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