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Ongoing Research Projects 2019-2020

 

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Project Title Project Team
CRUSTACEAN CULTURE DIVISION
Institute Funded Projects
1. Breeding biology, reproductive challenges and larviculture of candidate crustacean species of brackishwater aquaculture PI: Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian;
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Jayanthi, Dr. A. Panigrahi, Dr. S. Kannappan, Dr. P. Nila Rekha, Dr. P. Shyne Anand, Ms. L. Christina, Dr. T.N. Vinay,  Dr. N.S. Sudheer, Shri Jose Antony, Shri R. Aravind, Shri I.F. Biju, Dr. K.C. Neethu, Shri K.P. Sandeep
 
2. Technological backstopping and promotion of sustainable aquaculture in west coast with particular reference to the state Gujarat PI: Dr.C.P. Balasubramanian Coordinator: Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Kailasam, Shri Jose Antony, Shri Tanveer Hussain, Dr.P.K. Patil,Dr. P. Mahalakshmi, Dr. R. Saraswathy,
Dr. K. Ambasankar
3. Novel approaches for technology refinement and upscaling of diversified systems and species of shrimp for sustainable development PI: Dr. A. Panigrahi
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Jayanthi, Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian, Dr. P. Nila Rekha, Dr. S. Kannappan, Dr. P. Shyne Anand, Ms. L. Christina, Shri R. Aravind, Shri Jose Antony, Dr. N.S. Sudheer, Shri I.F. Biju, Dr. T.N. Vinay, Dr. K. Ambasankar, Dr. R. Geetha, Dr. T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. M. Kumaran, Dr. P. E. Praveena, Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. Suvana Sukumaran, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil, Dr. S. Sivagnanam, Shri S. Rajamanickam
Externally Funded Projects
4. Healthy Shrimp and ‘GIFT’ tilapia production through bio-floc based farming system: Development of technology and standard operating procedure (Funded by DBT) PI: Dr. A. Panigrahi
PI: Dr. S. Felix, VC, TNJFU
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar, Dr. P. Nila Rekha, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. Antony Cheryl, TNJFU, Dr. A. Gopalakannan, TNJFU
5. Optimization of aerators use to reduce production cost of shrimps under different brackishwater farming conditions (Funded by NFDB) PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi
Co-PIs: Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. Aritra Bera
 
6. Mapping of coastal resources and identifying suitable barckishwater areas for integrated multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) in Maharashtra (Funded by IMTA Maharashtra) PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi
Co-PIs:
Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian, Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. P. Kumararaja, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil
 
7. Identifying suitable brackishwater lands for increasing aquaculture area in the coastal states of India with reference to environmental conditions and regulation using multi criteria decision support system- Extra Mural – ICAR (Funded by ICAR) PI: Dr. M. Jayanthi
Co-PIs: Dr. M. Muralidhar, Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr. R. Saraswathy
8. Coastal watershed based surface and subsurface salinity mapping and modelling of Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram districts, Tamilnadu for sustainable aquaculture (Funded by NABARD) PI: Dr. Nila Rekha
Co-PI: Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian
 
 

FINFISH CULTURE DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects
9. Application of improved techniques for captive maturation, assessment of reproductive biology, system development of induced breeding larval rearing and seed production of brackishwater candidate finfish species. PI: Dr. M. Kailasam
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Makesh, Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. Krishna Sukumaran, Dr. G. Biswas, Dr. Prem Kumar, Dr. Aritra Bera, Smt. Babita Mandal, Smt. M.U. Rekha, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil, Shri Tanveer Hussain, Shri Dani Thomas, Shri R. Subburaj
 
10. Development and evaluation of novel  culture technologies for candidate brackishwater finfishes for  sustainable aquaculture PI:Dr. M. Makesh
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Kailasam, Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Dr. Krishna Sukumaran, Dr. G. Biswas, Dr. Prem Kumar,
Dr. Aritra Bera, Smt. Babita Mandal, Smt. M.U. Rekha, Shri Tanveer Hussain, Shri Dani Thomas, Shri Pankaj Amrut Patil, Shri R. Subburaj
 
Externally Funded Projects
11. Development of brackishwater aquariculture through optimisation of  captive breeding protocols of potential and emerging ornamental fish species, technology transfer and livelihood generation.  Network – ICAR (Funded by ICAR) PI:Dr. M. Kailasam
Co-PI :
Dr. Satyanarayan Sethi, Dr. Krishna Sukumaran, Dr. G. Biswas, Ms. Babita Mandal, Shri Dani Thomas,  Shri Tanveer Hussain, Dr. Raymond Jani Angel, Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan,  Dr. K.C. Neethu
 

AQUATIC ANIMAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects
12. Prevention and management strategies for viral, microbial diseases of candidate species in brackishwater aquaculture Dr. S. V. Alavandi
Co-PI :
Dr. K.K. Vijayan, Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Dr. M. Poornima, Dr. P.K. Patil, Dr. S. K. Otta, Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. P. Ezhil Praveena, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. Sujeet Kumar, Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Shri T. Sathish Kumar, Smt. Mary Lini, Shri Joseph Sahaya Rajan Associates from other division: Dr. M. Makesh, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. Prem Kumar, Ms. Leesa Priyadarsini
 
13. Abiotic stress management for enhanced productivity and environmentally sustainable shrimp farming PI: Dr. M. Muralidhar
Co-PIs: Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja,  Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Suvana Sukumaran , Dr. A. Nagavel
Associates from other division: Dr.M. Jayanthi, Dr. J. Syama Dayal
Externally Funded Projects
14. National surveillance programme for Aquatic Animal Health (Funded by NFDB) PI: Dr. S. V. Alavandi
Co-PIs:Dr. K.K. Vijayan, Dr. K.P. Jithendran, Dr. M. Poornima, Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. Sujeet Kumar, Dr. P. Ezhil Praveena, Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Shri T. Sathish Kumar, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Dr. Joseph Sahaya Rajan
15. All India Network  Project on Fish Health (Funded by ICAR) National Coordinator: Dr. K.K. Vijayan
PI: Dr. P.K. Patil
Co-PIs: Dr. S.V. Alavandi, Dr. S.K. Otta, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. M. Makesh, Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja, Dr. C.V. Sairam, Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. R. Geetha
16. Development of diagnostics and vaccines for sustainable aquaculture  (Funded by ICAR) PI: Dr. M. Makesh
Co-PIs: Dr. S.V. Alavandi, Dr.S.K. Otta, Dr. P. E. Praveena, Dr.T. Sathish Kumar, Dr.M. Poornima, Dr.K.P. Jithendran, Dr.P.K. Patil, , Dr. T. Bhuvaneswari, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Vidya Rajendran, Dr. R. Ananda Raja, Dr. Sujeet Kumar, Dr. Joseph Sayaharajan 
17. Network Project on Anti-microbial resistance (Funded by ICAR) PI: Dr. S.K. Otta
Co-PIs:Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Vidya Rajendran
18. National Initiatives on Climate Resilient Agriculture-Impact of climate change on aquaculture and mitigation options for minimizing greenhouse gases from aquaculture sector  (Funded by ICAR ) PI: Dr. M. Muralidhar
Co-PIs:
Dr. M. Jayanthi, Dr. J. Syama Dayal, Dr. A. Panigrahi, Dr. M. Kumaran, Dr. R. Saraswathy, Dr. S.K. Otta, Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr. N. Lalitha, Dr. P. Kumararaja, Dr. Aritra Bera, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Suvana Sukumaran, Dr. A. Nagavel
 

NUTRITION, GENETICS & BIOTECHNOLOGY DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects
19. Application of advanced molecular and bioinformatic tools for improvement of brackishwater fish and shellfish PI: Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar
Co-PIs: Dr. K.K. Vijayan, Dr. Sherly Tomy, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Dr. B. Sivamani, Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr. J. Raymond Jani Angel,
Ms. Misha Soman, Smt. M.U. Rekha
20. Novel approaches for development and improvement of sustainable shrimp and fish feeds PI: Dr. K. Ambasankar
Co-PIs: Dr. J. Syama Dayal, Dr. T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. Debasis De, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Shri K.P. Sandeep, Ms. Leesa Priyadarshini, Dr. T. Sivaramakrishnan
Externally Funded Projects
21. Outreach activity on fish feed and Nutrient profiling of brackishwater fish and shrimp (Funded by ICAR ) PI: Dr. K. Ambasankar
Co-PIs:Dr. J. Syama Dayal, Dr. T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. Debasis De, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam, Ms. Leesa Priyadarsini, Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan
22. Whole genome sequencing of Indian white shrimp Penaeus indicus (Funded by ICAR) PI: Dr. M. S. Shekhar
Co-PIs: Dr. C. P. Balasubramanian, Shri J. Ashok Kumar,  Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Dr. S.K. Otta
 
23. Poverty alleviation through prevention and future control of the two major socio-economically important diseases in Asian Aquaculture (Funded by DBT) PI: Dr. M. S. Shekhar
Co-PIs: Dr. K.K. Vijayan, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Mr. T. Sathish Kumar
 
24. Network Project on Agricultural Bioinformatics and computational Biology (Funded by ICAR ) PI: Shri J. Ashok Kumar
Co-PIs: Dr. S.V. Alavandi , Dr. M. Shashi Shekhar, Dr. K. Vinaya Kumar, Dr. Satheesha Avunje, Dr. Joseph Sahaya Rajan, Dr. Monendra Grover
 
 

SOCIAL SCIENCE DIVISION

Institute Funded Projects
25. Research on socio-economic, frontline extension and information technology for sustainable brackishwater aquaculture sector PI: Dr. C.V. Sairam
Co-PIs: Dr. T. Ravisankar, Dr. B. Shanthi, Dr. D. Deboral Vimala, Dr. M. Kumaran, Dr. P. Mahalakshmi, Dr. R. Geetha, Dr. K.C. Neethu
Externally Funded Projects
26. Demonstration of brackishwater cage culture of Asian seabass Lates calcarifer in diverse larval systems for alternate livelihood and societal development in coastal districts of Maharashtra  (Funded by Mangrove cell, Maharashtra ) PI: Dr.C.V. Sairam
Co-PIs: Dr. M. Kailasam, Dr. C.P. Balasubramanian, Dr. Pankaj Patil, Shri Tanveer Hussain, Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan, Shri K.P. Sandeep
27. Cage culture in brackishwaters of Puducherry and karaikal regions of Puducherry Union Territory – A feasibility study (Funded by FIMSUL) PI: Dr. M. Kumaran
Co-PIs: Dr.M. Jayanthi, Dr. D. Deboral Vimala, Dr. C.V. Sairam, Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru vasagam, Smt. Babita Mandal, Shri R. Subburaj
 
28. Knowledge and Economic Empowerment of women, tribal and their families in coastal villages of Tamil Nadu through adoption of brackishwater aquaculture and allied technologies integrated with societal development programmes  (Funded by CPCL) PI: Dr. B. Shanthi
Co-PI : Dr.C.V. Sairam, Shri T. Sivaramakrishnan
29. Sustainable livelihood models for resource poor fish farmers/fisher folks in Nagapattinam district of Tamilnadu for doubling their income (Funded by CPCL) PI: Dr.D. Deboral Vimala
Co-PI : Dr. M.Kumaran, Dr. K.P. Kumaraguru Vasagam Dr.P. Nila Rekha, Dr.P. Mahalakshmi Ms. Babita Mandal
30. Development and Validation of Smart Aquaculture Model (SAM): Application of ICT and Data analytics for sustainable shrimp aquaculture (Funded by NASF) PI: Dr.M. Kumaran

Co-PI : Dr. M. Muralidhar, Dr. D. Deboral Vimala, Dr. K. Ambasankar, Dr. P. Mahalakshmi, Shri J. Ashok Kumar, Dr.T. Sathish Kumar, Shri Jose Antony, Shri S. Nagarajan

KAKDWIP RESEARCH CENTRE

Institute Funded Projects
31. Development and dissemination of economically viable and sustainable brackishwater aquaculture technologies for livelihood improvement of small and marginal farmers of Indian Sundarbans. PI: Dr. Debasis De
Co-PIs: Dr.T.K. Ghoshal, Dr. Sanjoy Das, Dr. G. Biswas, Dr. Prem Kumar, Ms. L. Christina, Smt. Leesa Priyadarsani, Smt. Babita Mandal
Externally Funded Projects
32. Elucidation of molecular mechanism of dopamine action on final oocyte maturation of Goldspot mullet (Lisa parzia, Hamilton, 1822) (Funded by DBT) PI: Dr. Prem Kumar
Co-PIs: Dr. G. Biswas, Dr.T.K. Ghoshal