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Name Dr. Basudev Mandal
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract ), Teacher-in-Charge
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 486
Email ID
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9434185409
Personal Website
Address Dept. of Aquaculture , Vidyasagar University
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.DVidyasagar University2003
B.EdVidyasagar University2000
M.ScVidyasagar University1998

Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Part-time Lecturer, Deptt. of IFF and Zoology, Sabang S.K. Mahavidyalaya, Sabang, Paschim Medinipur since 1998 to 2006
Assistant Professor, Deptt. of Aquaculture Management and Technology, Vidyasagar University, Paschim Medinipur since 2006 to till date

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture
Aquaculture productivity

Course/ Subject Taught
Aquaculture productivity
Fisheries Technology
Fish anatomy
and Physiology

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Farmers’ perceptions of climate change, impacts on freshwater aquaculture and adaptation strategies in climatic change hotspots: A case of the Indian Sundarban deltaJournal of Environmental Development. 21: 38-512017Elsevier
Impact of water quality on species composition and seasonal fluctuation of zooplankton in the mouth of Haldi river, West Bengal.Global Journal of Bioscience and Biotechnology, 6 (3): 470-474.2017SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE AND NATURE (SFSN), UP
Impact of heavy metals on thread fin catfish (Ariusarius) in the mouth of Haldi river of West Bengal, IndiaInternational Journal of Current Research: 9(10): 58442-58445.2017Vibus Innovative Publishing Solutions, Brasil
A preliminary survey on parasitic occurrence in indigenous climbing perch, Anabas testudineus (Bloch, 1972) from West Bengal State of IndiaJournal of Coastal Life Medicine; 4 (8): 592-596, doi.10.12980/jelm.4.2016j6-682016Journal of Coastal Life Medicine Editorial Office, China
Rapid Structural Characterization of Plant Extracts – a FT-IR studyChemical Science Review and Letters, 5(19): 250-25520169/64 Meenakshi Nagar, Hasthampatti, CSRL, Salem – 636 005, Tamil Nadu. India.
Efficacy of organic fish farming for sustainability.International Journal of Advanced Biological Research. 6 (2): 180-187.2016SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE AND NATURE (SFSN), UP
Potential of earthworm meal as a replacement of fish meal for Indian major carpsInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies; 4 (3): 357-361.2016Akinik Publication, New Delhi
The effect of salinity on survival and growth of the freshwater stenohaline fish spotted snakehead Channa punctata (Bloch, 1793).Journal of Zoology and Ecology; 26(4): 282-291. DOI: 10.1080/21658005.2016.12258672016Tailor and Francis, USA
Production and marketing of dry fish through the traditional practices in West Bengal coast: Problems and prospectInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies: 4(6): 118-123.2016Akinik Publication, New Delhi
Leaves of Vallisneria finds source to anti dermatitis - Enriching Wetland EcosystemJournal of Ecosystem and Ecography: 5 (3): 1-6. Group, USA
Significance of Cross-contamination on Bacteriological Quality of Black Tiger Shrimp (Penaeus monodon Fabricius 1798) for Export Trade Produced in Fish Processing Plant.Journal of Aquaculture Research and Development ; 6:(12): 381. doi:10.4172/2155-9546.10003812015OSMIC Group, USA
Parasitic occurrence in the giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii from coastal West Bengal, India.Journal of Parasitology and Vector Biology: 7 (6): 115-119. DOI: 10.5897/JPVB2015.01972015NATURA, ROMANIA
Seasonal availability of crabs and their distribution in Digha coastInternational Research journal of Basic and Applied Sciences; 01: 27-302015Raja N L Khan Womens College, Midnapore, WB, India
Seasonal variation of plankton in the brackish water-fed canal and their role in fish productionInternational Journal of Advanced Biological Research, 3 (3): 397-4042013Ethiopia
Crafts and gears operated in brackish water fed canal for harvesting fishes in different seasons to maintain livelihood of the fishermen communitiesInternational Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 3(9): 1-72013Madhaya Pradesh
Control of heavy metal pollution through application of bioremediation for sustainable aquafarmingOpen Access Scientific Report: 1 (10: 1-5. )2012OSMIC Group, USA
Freshwater ornamental fish farming as a tool for socioeconomic development of backward women Self-Help Groups (SHG’s) to restore livelihood security.International Journal of Advanced Biological Research, 2 (1): 95-982012Ethiopia
Live fish food culture as a contrivance for ornamental fish farming to restore the environmental health as well as the upliftment of socio economic status of backward rural peoplesProceedings of the International Seminar on ‘Managing Development in Developing Countries’,during 27th – 31st March, 2012 at Bangkok, Thailand; pp 127-134.2012Thailand
Studies on the breeding of Pangasius sutchi (Fowler) using different inducing agentsJournal of Applied Aquaculture; 23 : 32- 40.2011Taylor & Francis,USA
Growth performance of Indian Major Carps in abandoned and unproductive china clay mines of India: A new approachAsian Journal of Science and Technology , 1 (4): 072-0742011Bulgaria
Comparative studies on biochemical composition and organoleptic quality of Indian major carps reared in newly developed china clay mines: A breakthroughJournal of Current Research, 5 : 001 – 0052010Brazil
Quality assurance of fishfinger with special emphasis on microbial effectAsian Journal of Science and Technology , 3 : 055 – 0602010Bulgaria
Comparative studies on primary productivity of sewage fed freshwater fishpond in relation to production efficiency of phytoplanktonInternational Journal of Science and Nature, 1(1): 89-942010Ethiopia
Restoration of soil and water quality of abandoned china clay mines of West Bengal for fish productionProceedings of the International Conference,pp. 11-18.2009Agriculture and Food Engineering Deptt. IIT, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India
Probiotic farming and biosecurity management for sustainable brackish water shrimp farmingProceedings of the International Seminar,. pp. 62-65.2009PG Deptt. of Zoology, Raja N.L. Khan Womens’ College, Midnapore, West Bengal
Possibilities of sustainable aquaculture practice in abandoned china clay mines of West Bengal, IndiaResearch Journal of Fisheries and Hydrobiology,3(2), 36-402008INSInet Publication
Comparative study of growth, production and survivility of Catla catla (Ham.) through Nitrifying and Denitrifying bacterial suspensionAquacult. 5 (1): 31-422004Society of Aquacult

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Evaluation of the prevailing aquaculture practices in the Indian Sundarban delta: an insight analysisJournal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 14 (2): 133-141.2016WFL publisher, Finland
Response of Anabas testudineus (Block, 1792) to salinity for assessing their culture potential in brackishwater inundation prone areas of Indian SundarbansJ. of Inland Fish. Soc. India, 47 (2): 59-692015CIFRI, Barrackpore, WB
Present Status and Prospects of Black Tiger Shrimp Farming: A Case Study in Maritime State of West Bengal.Perspective in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vol. 10),pp 83-102.2015M/S Daya Publishing House, New Delhi
Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Amblypharyngodon mola (Hamilton, 1822)Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research,32 (1): 54-58.2014Kolkata
Application of Oxadiargyl solutions for Control of duckweed (Lemna minor) in freshwater aquaculture pond.Indian Journal of Biological Sciences; 20: 8-12.2014Vidyasagar University
Remedial measures of chronic arsenicosis in Rahu (Labeo rohita, Hamilton) through dietary application of metal chelatorsIndian Journal of Animal Health, 52 (2): 83-90.2013WBUAFS
Length-Weight Relationship and Condition Factor of Puntius sophore (Hamilton, 1822) Collected from Kolkata and Sub Urban Fish MarketsEnvironment and Ecology, 31 (3): 1255-1259.2013Bihar
Studies on the availability of different small indigenous species in the market of Purba Medinipur district and an attempt to captive breeding of a threatened fish species Nandus nandus.Recent advances in post harvest management and practices,pp. 249-2712013New Delhi
Indigenous knowledge associated with conservation of chocolate Mahseer (Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis) by the War-jaintia community practiced in MeghalayaIndian Journal of Biological Science; 18: 41-47.2012Vidyasagar University
Comparative studies on growth, dietary utilization and survivality of tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) with two different commercially available feed.Perspective in Animal Ecology and Reproduction. (Vol 9) ,8: 203-2342012M/S Daya Publishing House, New Delhi
Use of Supplementary Feed for Sustainable Inland Aqua Farming: A Case Study.Perspective in Animal Ecology and Reproduction (Vol 8),pp.146-172.2010M/S Daya Publishing House, New Delhi
Application of “Participatory Rural Appraisal” technique for critical analysis of micro-farming situations in traditional pond fishery of a selected village in West Midnapore districtIndian Journal of Biological Science,17: 06-14.2010Vidyasagar University
Control of Eichhornia crassipes through application of gramoxone 24% s.l. paraquat-dichloride and its impact on fishIndian Journal of Biological Science, 15: 12 – 17.2009Vidyasagar University
Review on Genotoxic Response of Freshwater fin fishes.Journal of Interacad, 12 (4) : 588 - 591.2008Kalyani University
Aquacultural possibility and Economic viability in the pits of china clay mines of West Bengal, India: A BreakthroughProceedings of the Sixth Indian Fisheries Forum,pp.19-332006AFSIB, Mangalore and IFA, Mumbai
Application of Biotechnological tools for aquaculture practices in the pits (Khadan) of abandoned china clay minesBiotechnology in Environmental Management, pp. 313-324.2005A.P.H.Publishing Corporation, New Delhi

Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Availability of Marine Molluscs in Digha coast: threats and sustainabilityProceedings of state level seminar pp 22-422015Deptt. of Zoology, Belda College

Books Published

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mirza Masum BegFarming of Indian major carps through the organic and conventional input management practicesDr. S. Moulick, KIIT, BhubneswarSubmitted2016
Nabanita ChakrabortyAllelopathic interferences of aquatic plants in the floodplain wetlands of West Bengal and their inductive inference on fish and HAB - an experimental and statistical perspectiveDr. Archan Kanti Das, Principal Scientist, CIFRI (ICAR), BarrackporeOngoing2018
Riyanka MaityImpact of Industrial effluents on aquatic biota in the mouth of Hooghly river, West Bengal.Dr. Asis Kr. Gupta, Pricipal Sevayatan Mahavidyalaya, JhargramOngoing2018

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Sourabh Kr. DubeyStudies on the impact of climate change on freshwater aquaculture in Indian Sundarban eco-region with reference to salinity intrusion and development of climate resilient adaptation strategies.Dr. B. K. Chand, In-Charge, Directorate of Farm, Research and Extension, WBUAFS, KolkataAwarded2018
Pijush PayraStudies on ecobiodiversity of negua diversion canal of Purba Medinipur district with special reference to fish productionDr. Ganesh Ch. Rana,Dy. Registrar, Vidyasagar UniversityAwarded2017
Monalisha PaulStudies on the Feeding and Reproductive Biology of two Small Indigenous Fish Species: the Mourala, Amblypharyngodon mola and the Punti, Puntius sophore.Dr. B.K Mohapatra, Incharge, CIFE, Kolkata Center(ICAR)Awarded2016

Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Impact of industrial effluents on internal organ of fin fishes in the Haldi River of West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUGC Innovative550002 year20142016
Development of live fishfood to promote growth and production of freshwater ornamental fishes.Principal InvestigatorUGC1450002 year20102012
Development of a model for sustainable backward poultry farm (Integrated farming)Co Principal InvestigatorUGC176001003 year20102013

Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
Production and Marketing channel of Ornamental Fish: A tool of Socio-economic Development in West Bengal’NSS Unit No. X, Vidyasagar UniversityDeptt. of Sociology, VU2018
Culture and Prospect of Ornamental Fish Farming in West Bengal’NSS Unit No. 4, Vidyasagar UniversityKankabati, Primary School, Midnapore2017
Present status of Fisheries in West Bengal”Ramnagar College, Purba MedinipurRamnagar College2016
Scope of Freshwater Fish culture in WBNSS Unit No. VI, Vidyasagar UniversitySantali Deptt. VU2015
CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT OF IMCWBCADC, Govt. of West BengalCADC of Tamluk, Purba Medinipur2015
AQUACULTURE IN WEST BENGAL OPPORTUNITIES AND THREATS”Ramnagar College, Purba MedinipurRamnagar College2015
Management and practices of aquaculture with emphasis on ornamental fish farmingGarhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur.Dept. of Zoology, Garhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur2014
Prospect of Ornamental Fish Farming in Paschim Medinipur Districtof NSS Unit No. V, Vidyasagar UniversityKhairullachawk High School, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur2014
Disease Management of Fresh water ornamental fishNSS Unit No. VI, Vidyasagar UniversityDept. of Santali, Vidyasagar University2014
Development of Database and Strengthening Professional LinkagesCIFE, Kolkata Centre (ICAR, Ministry of Agr. Govt. of India)Conference Hall, CIFE, Kolkata2014
ORNAMENTAL FISH BREEDING AND MANAGEMENTWBCADC, Govt. of West BengalKelomal, Tamluk, Purba Medinipur2011
ORNAMENTAL FISH CULTURERaja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur in collaboration with WBCADC, Govt. of West BengalGope Palace, Raja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur2011
ORNAMENTAL FISH CULTURE MANAGEMENTWBCADC, Govt. of West BengalBDO office, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur2010
ORNAMENTAL FISH CULTURE FOR SHG’sGarhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim MedinipurDept. of Zoology, Garhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur2010
FISH PROCESSING TECHNOLOGYWBCADC, Govt. of West BengalDalapatipur, Debra, Paschim Medinipur2010
ORNAMENTAL FISH REARING AND MANAGEMENTRaja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, Paschim MedinipurGope Palace, Raja N.L. Khan Women’s College, Midnapore, Paschim Medinipur2010

Membership of Learned Society 
1.Life Member, Society for Applied Biotechnology, 1/115, Puliyur, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu – 635201, India.
2.Life Member, The Indian Science Congress Association, 14- Biresh Guha Street, Kolkata- 17
3.Life Member, Paschim Banga Bigyan Mancha

Association with Professional Bodies
Type of Professional ActivityPeriod
Jt. Secretary, VUTA2013 to 2014
Jt. Secretary, VUTA2014 to 2014
Jt. Secretary, VUTA2015 to 2016
Jt. Secretary, VUTA2016 to 2017
Jt. Secretary2017 to 2018
Jt. Secretary2018 to 2018
Member, PG BOS and Ph.D. Committee2014 to 2014
Jt. Secretary, VUTA2014 to 2015

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
Aquatic Resources & Sustainable Management2016SpeakerScience City, Kolkata
West Bengal Science and Technology Congress2016SpeakerPresidency University, Kolkata
ECORESTORATION2015SpeakerBelda College, Belda
Natural Resources Development Strategies through Biotechnological Approaches2015ParticipantVidyasagar University
‘Present, Past and Future Research in Zoology’2015ParticipantDeptt. of Zoology, Vidyasagar University
Perspectives of Animal Sciences: Research and Application’2015ParticipantMidnapore College (Autonomous), Midnapore
Role of University in Societal Development2014AttendVUAA, Vidyasagar University
Climate Change, Bio-Resource and Green Bio-technology2014ParticipantVidyasagar University
SAVE WATER AND ENERGY: SAVE THE SOCIETY2014ParticipantVidyasagar University
ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR WOMEN-ISSUES AND PERSPECTIVES2013ParticipantWomen Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University
Managing development in developing countries2012Speaker Bangkok, Thailand
WOMEN’S HEALTH: RECENT TRENDS IN RESEARCH2011ParticipantWomen Studies Centre, Vidyasagar University
APPLICATION OF ADVANCE TECHNIQUES IN BIOMEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENCE2011ParticipantDepartment of Bio-Medical Science and Management, Vidyasagar University
NON-ANIMAL SCIENCE TEACHING AND RESEARCH2011ParticipantDepartment of Zoology, Vidyasagar University
Teaching Methodologies in Higher Education2010ParticipantKharagpur College, Inda, Kharagpur, Paschim Medinipur
Quality Assurance in Reaccredited Institution2010ParticipantVidyasagar University
Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education across the Discipline2010ParticipantVidyasagar University
Academic Administrators: an Entrepreneur and Incubator of Ideas2009ParticipantVidyasagar University
Proposal for the Restructuring of UG Courses and Evaluation System Reforms2009ParticipantVidyasagar University
Modern Trends in Biological Sciences2009ParticipantRaja N. L. Khan Womens’ Gope palace
Food Security and Environmental Sustainability2009SpeakerIIT, Kharagpur

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Renovation and Rejuvenation of Higher Education across the Discipline2010OrganizerUGC

Award NameAwarded ByYear
Fellow Awards 2011Society for Applied Biotechnology, 1/115, Puliyur, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu – 635201, India.2011

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