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Name Prof. Susanta Kumar Chakraborty
Designation Professor
Department Name ZOOLOGY
Office Phone No 03222-276554 Extn. 427
Email ID susantachakraborty@yahoo.com
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Mobile No 9433270591
Personal Website http://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=WefC-pUAAAAJ
Address Department of Zoology,Vidyasagar University,Mednipur Pin 721102
Educational Qualification
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph.D. (Marine Sc.)University of Calcutta1992
M.Phil (Env. Sc.)University of Calcutta1984
M.Sc (Zoo)University of Calcutta1981
B.Sc (Zoo H)University of Calcutta1979


Career Profile / Teaching Experience
Current: Professor of Zoology,Vidyasar University,Midnapore, since 6th February,2004 till date
1. Lecturer in Zoology in Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad from 1st July, 1988 to 31st July, 1989.
2. Lecturer in Zoology in Krishnath College, Berhampur, Murshidabad from 17th November, 1989 to 28th February, 1991.
3. Lecturer in Zoology in Vidyasagar University, Midnapore from 4th March, 1991 to 6th February, 1996.
4. Reader in Zoology in Vidyasagar University, Midnapore from 7th February, 1996 to 6th February, 2004.
5. Professor of Zoology in Vidyasagar University, Midnapore from 6th February, 2004 to till date.

Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Ecology;Biodiversity assessment and management;Wetland-Coastal,Estuarine and Ecosystem ;Vermitechnology;Environmental Impact assessment
Ecology and Environmental Management
Ecology;Biodiversity assessment and management;Wetland-Coastal,Estuarine and Ecosystem ;Vermitechnology;Environmental Impact assessment

Course/ Subject Taught
Zoology
Environmental Science

Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
First report of Megodontolaimus coxbazari Timm,1969( Nematoda:Chromadorida) from the Indian coast.Marine Biodiversity,18:1-72016Springer
Morphometric variation of different parameters of snail Segmentina trocoidea,vector of Fasciolopsis buski,in different seasons in a perennial aquatic body at Mourigram,Howrah,West Bengal,IndiaInternational Journal of advanced Research 3(12):1584-15922016IJAR
Insecticidal/Acaricidal efficacy of different formulation of plant oil against coconut eriophyid mite,Aceria guerreronisInternational Journal of Zoology and Research 5(5):27-322016Trans Stellar
Lead accumulation profiles in the soft tissues of the Macrognathus pancalus during sub lethal chronic exposure,in laboratory.International Journal of Environment,Ecology,Family and Urban Studies.5(6):35-502015Trans Stellar
Seasonal zonation pattern of meiobenthic fauna of an intertidal belt in the coastal area of Midnapore(East),West Bengal,India.International Research Journal of Environmental Sciences,4(9):45-522015I.S.C.A.
Does intra-site connectivity influence the dynamics of zooplankton metacommunity in fhresswater habitats?15:661-6752015(CFRI)Trabzon,Turkey
Effect of bio-organic amendments on the infestation of major pests and folier disease,leaf productivity in mulbery(Morus alba L)American Journal of Experimental Agriculture.7(1):10-162015Sciencedomain International
Seasonal variation of leaf yield in mulberry raised under bio and organic treatments in drought prone lateritic zone of West Midnapur,West Bengal.Journal of Biological Science.1(1):1-8.2015IJRD
Reproductive biology and bioturbatory activities of two sympatric species of fiddler crabs,Uca lactea annulipes and Uca triangularis bengali(Decapoda:Ocypodidae) at the East Midnapore coastal belt of West Bengal,India.Journal of Biology and Life Science.5(2):106-1272015Macrothink Institute
Biomonitoring of Four Contrasting Wetlands of Kolkata, West Bengal Based on Zooplankton Ecodynamics and Biotic IndicesInternational Journal of Environmental Protection.6(7):683-6992015Scientific Research
Phytoremediation of sewage-fed wetlands of East-Kolkata,India-a case study.International Journal of Environmental Sciences.4(1):80-892015International Science Congress Association
Feeding behaviour and functional role of some selected species of Brachyuran crabs in nutrient cycle of coastal belt of Midnapore (East), West Bengal, India.Journal of Biology and Life Sciences. 5(1): 106-129.2014Macrothink Institutes, USA
Pharmacologically active alpha-linoleic acid (ALA, 18:3omega3), the primary precursor molecule for –omega3 series of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) from mangrove ecosystem.International Journal of Life science and Pharma Research. 4(2):34-41.2014IJPLR
Phramacologically active fatty acids of fiddler crab Uca acuta acuta (Simpson).International Journal of Life science and Pharma Research. 4(2): 21-27.2014IJLPR
An innovative height adjustable contraption designed to sample bees from forested areas of lateritic tracts of Midnapore, West Bengal, India.Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Science 4(5), 258-265.2014InnsPub
Luffa cylindrica as a host plant for pollinator bees – a study based in West Midnapore, West Bengal, India.Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 2(3): 21-26.2014JEZS
Impact of industrial effluent on water quality and benthic macro invertebrate diversity in fresh water ponds in Midnapore district of West Bengal, India.Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies. 2(2): 93-102.2014JEZS
Degradation of leaf litter of five tree species by Perionyx excavatus with relation to their nutrient and anti-nutrient content.Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 3(2): 128-132.2014Science Publishing Group
Assessment of thermal stress adaptation by monitoring Hsp70 and MnSOD in the freshwater gastropod,Bellamya bengalensis(Lamark 1882)Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186(12):8961-89672014Springer
Impact of global warming on Sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem,India:Role of different assessment tools from ecosystem monitoring to molecular markers.In:Green India: Strategic Knowledge for combating climate change:Prospects and Challenges:182-1982014Dept. of Environmental Sciences,Pondichery University
Assessment of decomposition rate and recovery number of earthworm,Perionyx excavatus Perrier during vermicomposting by combined index(CBI)Journal of Environmental Science and Technology.2(8):183-1872014Global Advanced Research Journal
Changes in growth rate and activities of α Amylase and Cellulase of P.excavatus,an epigeic earthworm in decomposing leaf litter of five tree species.The International Journal of Science and Technoledge.2(11):68-712014www.theijst.com
Degradation of leaf litter of five tree species by Perionyx excavatus with relation to their nutrient and anti-nutrient content.Agriculture,Forestry and Fisheries.3(2):128-1322014Science Publishing Group
Ultrastructural alterations in the gills of Labeo rohita fingerlings exposed to thermal extremes.Anatomia,Histologia, Embryologia.43:75-802014Blackwell Verlag GmbH
Relative tolerance of some tropical freshwater microcrustaceans to acidificationTurkish Journal of Zoology 37:228-2372013TUBITAK
Water quality assessment through the study of Coliform bacteria and heavy metals of river Subarnarekha in South West Bengal, India.International Journal on Environmental Science. 3(2):225-232.2012Integrated Publishing Association
Functional role of microarthropods in nutrient cycling of mangrove-estuarine ecosystem of Midnapore coast of West Bengal, India.International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management. 12 (1) : 67-84.2010Inderscience Publishers
Evaluation of nutrient status of different organic wastes along with environmental quality in the different phases of vermicomposting by Perionyx excavatus Perrier.Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. 21 (3): 368-378.2010Emerald Group
Biochemical and stress responses of rohu, Labeo rohita and mrigal, Cirrhinus mrigala in relation to acclimation temperatures.Journal of Fish Biology. 74(7): 1487-1498.2009Blackwell Publishing
Threatened fishes of the world: Wallago attu (Bloch and Schneider, 1801)(Siluriformes: Siluridae).Journal of Environmental Biology of Fish. 82: 277-278.2008Elsevier
Monitoring Water Pollution of three Contrasting Wetlands of Kolkata using Biotic IndexProceedings of Fourth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology2008American academy of Science at Houston, Texas, USA.
Bioturbation of Brachyuran crabs and its impact on coastal ecosystem of Midnapore district, West Bengal, IndiaProceedings of Fourth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology2008American Academy of Science, at Houston, Texas, USA
Metabolic Elasticity and induction of heat shock protein 70 in L. rohita acclimatated to three temperatures.Asian-Australian Journal of Animal Science. 19(7): 1033-1039.2006Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies(AAAP)
Thermal dependence of embryonic development and hatching rate in Labeo rohita ( Hamilton,1822).Aquaculture. 255: 536-541.2006Springer
Diversity of zooplanktonic rotifers of river Shilabati, West Midnapore District, West Bengal , India.Aquacult 7 (1): 99-117.2006Springer
Conservation categories of siluroid fishes in North-East Sundarbans, India.Biodiversity and Conservation .14:1863-18762005Springer
Thermal tolerance, growth and oxygen consumption of Labeo rohita fry (Hamilton, 1822) acclimated to four temperatures.Journal of Thermal Biology. 30 (5): 378-383.2005Elsevier


National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Lipid and fatty acid fractions in Lingula anatina (Brachiopoda): an intertidal benthic fauna in the West Bengal-Orissa coast, India.Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. 2(5): 382-388.2014Journal of Coastal Life Medicine. China
Diversity of Hemipteran insects in the coastal environment of Midnapore(East),est Bengal,India.Science and Culture.80(5-6):173-1782014Indian Science News Association
Biotic interactions of freshwater zooplankton community vis-a-vis climate change.Proceedings of the International Conference on Green India-Strategic knowledge for combating climate change prospects and challenges( Edt. by Anisa B. Khan):214-2292014Dept. of Ecology and Environmental Sciences,Pondicherry University,India
Morpho-micro anatomical study of Lingula anatina Lamarck, 1801 from West Bengal-Odisha coast, India.Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 56(2): 26-332014CMFRI,Cochin
Morpho-micro anatomical study of Lingula anatina Lamarck, 1801 from West Bengal-Odisha coast, India.Journal of Marine Biological Association of India. 56(2): 26-332014CMFRI,Cochin
Length- Weight Relationship of a Precambrian Benthic Brachiopod Species- Lingula anatina Lamarck, 1801 Inhabitant in Subarnarekha Estuarian- Mangrove Ecotone, India.International Journal of Research Studies in Biosciences. 2(6): 33-392014JEPH
Taxonomy and distribution of meiobenthic intertidal foraminifera in the coastal tract of Midnapore (East), West Bengal, India.International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review. 2(3): 98-104.2013IPJR
Diversity of Dragonflies (Insecta:Odonata) in contrasting coastal environment of Midnapore (East), West Bengal,India. Journal of Radix International Education and Research Consortium. 3(4): 33-472013IPJR
Diversity of coleopteran insects in the coastal belt of Medinipur district (East) West Bengal, India.Journal of Radix International Education and Research Consortium, 2: 1-26.2013Science and Research
Study of feeding behavior of estuarine carnivore fish on slug Onchidium sp. (Pulmonata).The Eco-Scan. Special Issue. 4: 105-110.2013Sambalpur University
Fish production in waste water-fed wetlands of West BengalFishing chimes 33 (5): 63-67.2013Fishing chimes, vishakhapatnam
Diversity of lepidopteran insects in the coastal regions of Midnapur(East),West Bengal,India.Indian Journal of Biological Sciences,19:32-412013Vidyasagar University
Interactions of environmental variables determining the biodiversity of coastal mangrove ecosystem of West Bengal, India.The Ecoscan. Special Issue. 3: 251-265.2012Sambalpur University
Assessment of fishery resources in relation to some physic-chemical parameter of water in sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem, India.Advances in Applied Research. 3(4):2337-2345.2012PSGR Krishnammal College for women
Biodiversity Loss and Conservation Strategies with special reference to Coastal Biodiversity of West BengalProceedings of Bio Div Nat Conference - 20122012Dum Dum Motijheel College, Kolkata.
The effect of vermicompost and other fertilizers on cultivation of tomato plants.Journal of Horticulture and Forestry. 3(2): 42-45.2011Academic journals
Ecological changes in an Eco-rehabilitated Delta of Hooghly Estuary.Journal of Coastal Environment.1(1):12-292011Center for Ocean and Environmental studies, Delhi
Development of tools for assessing conservation categories of siluroid fishes of fresh water and brackish water wetlands of South West Bengal, India.Environmental Biology of Fishes. 84:395-407.2009Springer
Impact of eco-restoration on the biodiversity of Sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem, India.Water Air Soil Pollution: Focus. 9:303–320.2009Springer
Coastal environment of Midnapore (East), West Bengal – Potential, threats and management.Journal of Coastal Environment 1(1): 27-40.2009Centre for Ocean and Environmental Studies (COES, Delhi
Biological diversity of Mindapore Coast, West Bengal.Environscan. 2(2): 6.2009Center for Ocean and environmental Studies (COES), Delhi
Efficacy of infeed treatment with Ivermectin (Arguclean) for eradication of Argulus sp in Labeo rohita (Hamilton).Fishing Chimes. 28 (2): 17 -27.2008Fishing Chimes, Vishakhapatnam
Zooplanktonic rotifers in river Kansai, West Bengal, India.Journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India. 39(2): 43-47,20072008CIFRI-ICAR
Distribution, population and community ecology of macrobenthic intertidal polychaetes in the coastal tract of Midnapore, West Bengal, India.Journal of Marine Biological Association. 50 (1): 7-16.2008CMFRI-ICAR
Soil microarthropods populations in alluvial and coastal soil in Midnapore District with special reference to relative abundance.Records of Zoological Survey of India. 106 (part 4):13-192008ZSI, Kolkata
Studies on hydrobiological status of Kansai and Dwarkeswar river in West Bengal, India.Journal of Inland Fisheries Society of India ,40 (1):59-64,20082008CIFRI-ICAR
Comparative studies of water quality parameters and plankton production after the application of different fertilizers in cemented aquaculture tank and natural water bodies in Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal.Zoological Research in Human Welfare. Paper-45: 421-432.2008ZSI, Kolkata
Community Structure of macrobenthic molluscs of three contrasting intertidal belts of Midnapore Coastal belt, West Bengal.Zoological Research in Human Welfare. Paper-6: 47-55.2008ZSI, Kolkata
Diversity of micro-arthropods and their role in the plant litter decomposition in the Coastal tract of East Midnapore District, West Bengal, India.Zoological Research in Human Welfare. Paper-20: 189-211.2008ZSI, Kolkata
Ecological gradients determining the diversity of Zooplanktons in the wetlands in lateritic tracts of South-West Bengal.Zoological Research in Human Welfare. Paper-5: 37-46.2007ZSI, Kolkata
). Ecological gradients determining the density and diversity of rotifera in a fresh water river system of south West Bengal, India.Journal of Aquatic Biology 21(1): 19-28.2006Aquatic Biological Society of India, Chennai
Eology of coliform bacteria on a heavy metals contaminated river at Midnapore district area, West Bengal.Records of Zoological Survey of India. 106 (Part-3): 1-8.2006ZSI, Kolkata
Effect of thermal power fly ash on the population structure of soil microarthropods at Kolaghat ,East Midnapore District, West Bengal.Records of Zoological Survey of India. 106 (part-4): 13-19.2006ZSI, Kolkata
Icthyofauna.In ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Brnthos-PolychaetesIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Sea AnemonesIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Crustacea (Crab)In ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
MolluscaIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
ReptilesIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
MammalsIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Avian FaunaIn ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Methodology for Assessing Conservation Status of Fish Stock in Mangroves ( Eg. Sundarbans, West Bengal)In ICAR-CMFRI Manual: Mangrove ecosystems; a manual for the assessment of biodiversity.2005ICAR-CMFRI
Diversity of freshwater macrophytic vegetation of six rivers of South West Bengal, IndiaTropical Ecology. 46(2): 193-2022005Benares Hindu University
Studies on the chemical changes of soil by the activities of indigenenous earthworms.Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Science. 4: 907-9102005EM International
): Food and feeding habit of Puntius sarana (Hamilton) a minor carp from East Singhbhum District , Jharkhand, India.Journal of Aquatic Biology 20 (1): 27-342005Aquatic Biological Society of India, Chennai
Ecological gradients determining the density and diversity of Rotifera in a fresh water river system of south West Bengal, Indiaproceedings of National Seminar on “Biodiversity Studies on Zooplankton” and “National Seminar on Developments in Limnology2005Department of zoology , Acharya Nagarjuna University.
Water quality assessment through the study of coliform bacteria and heavy metals of river Subarnarekha in south West Bengal, India.Proceedings of National Seminar on “Biodiversity Studies on Zooplankton” and “National Seminar on Developments in Limnology”2005Department of Zoology, Acharya Nagarjuna University.
Biotechnology for biodiversity conservation and environmental restoration through people’s participation – a new vista for human welfare.Proceedings of the State Level Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology: A symbiosis with conventional Technology. 28-412005Department of Botany, Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad.
Economic productivity of bheri fisheries in relation to some management factors in North-East Sundarbans, India.Journal of the Inland Fisheries Society of India. 36 (1):23-282004CIFRI-ICAR
Thermal tolerance and oxygen consumption of Indian major carps acclimated to four temperatures.Journal of Thermal Biology, 29: 157-163.2004Elsevier
Plants used for stupefying fish in Southern West Bengal.Science and Culture. 69 (1-2): 87-89.2003Indian Science News Association
Earthworms biodiversity of Midnapore District, W.B., India.Journal of Nature Conservators 15(1): 17-30.2003Meerut University
Polychaete diversity of Midnapore Coastal Belt, West Bengal, India.Journal of Nature Conservators 15 (2): 95-108.2003Meerut University
Ichthyofaunal diversity of Midnapore, Bankura and Hoogly Districts, South West BengalRecords of the Zoological Survey of India. Occasional Paper No-220: pp1-65.2003ZSI, Kolkata
Ichthyofauna of East Singhbhum District, india.Journal of Aquatic Biology 18 (2): 55-60.2003Aquatic Biological Society of India, chennai
Annotated list of molluscs in the coastal tract of Midnapore District, West Bengal, India.Journal of Marine Biological Association of India 45(2): 245-249.2003CMFRI-ICAR
Traditional knowledge for catching fish in Southern West Bengal.Vidyasagar University Journal of Biological Sciences 8 : 92-94.2002Vidyasagar University
Induced spawning of a siluroid fish Mystus cavasius (Hamilton, Buchanan) for its propagation.Aquacult 2(2):169-176.2001Springer
Status of fishing technologies for inland water bodies of Southern West Bengal.Vidyasagar University Journal of Biological Sciences 7 : 45-59.2001Vidyasagar University
Studies on the performance of Ovatide – on breeding of Indian major carps.Journal of Inland Fishery Association 28 :125-129.2001CIFRI-ICAR
Abundance and distribution of Ichthyofaunal resources of South West Bengal.Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of Aquaculture Resource. 92-972001Tripura University,Tripura
Water quality of larval rearing system of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii.(de Man).Ecology and Environment 17(2) : 432-435.1999Kalyani University
Transfer of ecofriendly technology for sustainable environmental management in agriculture through the empowerment of rural women in western part of Midnapore District, West Bengal.Proceedings of International Symposium on Decentralisation : Devolution and Participation. Pd2/1-pd2/7.1998State Planning Board, Govt. of West Bengal
Effect of rearing tank background colour on survivality of giant fresh water prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man).Transaction of Zoological Society of India 2(1) : 42-45.1998ZSI, Kolkata
Coastal aquaculture and environment in the context of West Bengal, India.Vidyasagar University Journal of Biological Sciences. 4 :13-20.1998Vidyasagar University
Occurrence and abundance of benthic polychaetes in Hooghly Estuary, Sagar Island, India.Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India. 39 (1 & 2) : 140-147.1997CMFRI-ICAR
Molluscan biodiversity of freshwater wetlands of Midnapore District.Vidyasagar University Journal of Biological Science. : 2 : 30-39.1996Vidyasagar University
Aquaculture potential of mangrove ecosystem of Sundarbans, India.Proceedings of National Seminar on Fisheries – a Multimillion Dollar Industry.1996Aquaculture Foundation of India (AFI) ; Madras : 72-83.
Management of Forest ecosystem of Arabari Forest, Midnapore, West Bengal: A review of problems and prospects.Journal of Save the Environment 111(11): 52-62.1995Dept. of Anthropology, Calcutta University
Population ecology of Metaplax intermedia (Brachyura : Grapsidae) of Sagar Island, Sundarbans, India.Proceedings of Zoological Society, Calcutta 47(1): 41-45.1994ZSI, Kolkata
Community structure of macrobenthic polychaetes of intertidal region of Sagar Island, Hooghly Estuary, Sundarbans, India.Tropical Ecology 35(1): 97-104.1994Benares Hindu University
Species diversity of intertidal macrobenthos of Sagar Island, Sundarbans, India.Proceedings of Zoological Society of India 46: 435-444.1993ZSI, Kolkata
Community organisation of macrobenthic molluscs of Sagar Island, Sundarbans, India.Indian Biologist.25(1):33-37.1993Life Science center, Calcutta University
Littoral beetles of sand flats and mud flats of Hooghly Estuary.Annals of Entomology. 8(1): 31-35.1990Loyola College, Chennai
Population ecology of fiddler crabs (Uca. spp.) of the Mangrove Estuarine Complex of Sundarbans, India.Tropical Ecology 33(1) : 78-88.1990Benares Hindu University
Ecological studies on the zonation of brachyuran crabs in a virgin mangrove island of Sundarbans, India.Journal of the Marine Biological Association, India. 34(1 & 2): 189-194.1989CMFRI-ICAR
Distribution of fiddler crabs in Sundarbans, Mangrove Estuarine Complex, India.The Mangroves : Proceedings of National Symposium on Biology, Utilization and Conservation of Mangroves: 462-472.1989Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Maharashtra
Population density and biomass of intertidal macrobenthos of Sagar Island, Sundarbans, IndiaProceedings of National Workshop on Biomass Availability and Assesment Technique. INCOR, Waltair. A.P. : 62-68.1989INCOR. Andhra University, Waltair, A.P
Decapod Brachyura from Sundarbans Mangrove Estuarine Complex, India.Journal of Bengal National History Society.5(1): 55-68.1986Bengal National History Society


Other Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Mangrove Ecosystem of Sundarbans, India: Biodiversity, Ecology, Threats and ConservationMangroves: Ecology, Biology and Taxonomy. Edt. by James N. Metras2011NOVA publisher, USA: 83-112.
Rural development through participatory bio-resource management - case study from Midnapore DistrictPerspectives of Rural Development Problems and Prospects. Edt. By Rajatkanti Das et al2006Indian Anthropological Society and Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University.150-160
Vermicomposting –A new vista in rural development.Perspectives of Rural Development Problems and Prospects. Edt. By Rajatkanti Das et al2006Indian Anthropological Society and Department of Anthropology, Vidyasagar University.188-194.
Biodiversity Conservation: Issues on local faunal diversity.Extension Strategy on Natural Resource Management. Edt. by Dr. Sankar Acharya2006Department of Agriculture, Bidhan Chakdra Krishi Viswavidyalaya. 523-539
Distribution of coliform bacteria in different estuaries of West Bengal Coast, IndiaProtected Habitats and Biodiversity. Edt. by A. Kumar, J. R. Dhanze, A.K. Chopra and D.S. Malik2004Natcon publication: 395-402.
Invasive species in Sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem, India.Fish Diversity in Protected Habitats, Edts. by S. Ayyappan, D.S. Malik, R. Dhanze and R.S. Chauhan2004Natcon publication: 219-240.
Ecological Status of Jamboo Island- A Vergin Mangrove Island in South East Sundarbans, West Bengal, India.Protected Habitats and Biodiversity. Edt. By A.Kumar, J.R.Dhanze, A.K.Chopra and D.S.Malik,2004Natcon publication: 403-408.
Environmental monitoring with special emphasis on bio-monitoring-- a prerequisite for sustainable environmental management: A case study in Darkeswar river of South West Bengal, India.Environment Pollution and Management.Edt. by A. Kumar, C.Bhora and L.K.Sing.2003Ashish Publishing Corporation, New Delhi: 87-103.
Biodiversity and ConservationPerspectives and Issues in Environmental Studies Edt.by A.D.Mukhopadhyay2003Vidyasagar University: 267-286.
Environmental perturbation with regard to water quality and fishery resources of river Rupnarayan :a potential threat from a thermal power plant, West Bengal, India.Sustainable Development and Cold Water Fish Genetic Resources Edt. by P. Das, S.R.Verma, J.R. Dhanze and D. S. Malik2002Natcon publication: 155-172.
Distributional pattern of some heavy metals in the structural components of two contrasting wetlands in the vicinity of a iron extraction factory of Midnapore District, West Bengal, India.Ecology of Polluted Waters Edt. by A. Kumar2001Ashish Publishing Corporation, New Delhi: 287-294.
Development of indigenous larval rearing technology for the production of freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man).Waste Recycling and Resource Management in the developing world, Edt by B.B. Jana,R.D. Banerjee, B. Guterstam and J.Heeb.1999University of Kalyani, India and International Ecological Engineering Society, Switzerland): 149-155.


Books Published
Title of the BookPublished byYearRole
Biodiversity & Productivity of Fish: Techno social & Management Approach.Agrotech Publishing Acadamy2008Co-author
Vermitechnology and Sericulture technology.Vidyasagar University2003Co-author
A manual for the assessment of biodiversity. A follow up of the National Agricultural Technology project (NATP),ICAR, CMFRI Special Publication No. 832003Co-author

Ph. D. Thesis Guidence
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mr. Subhamoy DasBioecology of Segmentina (Polypylis) trochoidea (Benson, 1836) (Mollusca : Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Planorbidae)Dr. Debnarayan Ray, A.B.N. Seal Government College, CochbeharSubmitted2016
Mr. Sudipto Kumar GhoraiEcology and biology of Nemertines in intertidal mudflats of Talsari (Orissa), IndiaDr.Sachidananda Bhattacharrya, Retd. Associate Professor, Kharagpur CollegeSubmitted2016
Mrs. Sangita Maiti DuttaAssessment of the effect of thermal stress , on a freshwater potential bioindicator mollusc species through suitable biochemical and molecular biomarkersDr. Sanghamitra Raha, Saha Institute of Nuclear PhysicsSubmitted2015
Mr.Tridib Kumar DuttaIntertidal Meiofauna in the coastal tract of Midnapore(East),West Bengal with special emphasis on free living marine nematodes.NoneOngoing2016
Mr.Santunu GharaDiversity of Forest dwelling insects of East and West Midnapore District with special emphasis on Biomonitoring and Pollination.NoneOngoing2016
Ms. Manjishtha BhattacharyyaPollinator Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of Midnapore districts: studies into their diversity, foraging behaviour and response to pesticide pollution in two contrasting habitats viz. lateritic and coastal mangrove belts.Dr. Shankar Acharya,Professor of Agriculture Extension, BCKV, NadiaOngoing 
Mr. Sujoy MiddyaBiodiversity of zooplankton in the contrasting wetlands (Fresh water and Brackish water) of Midnapore (East) District, West Bengal, india.Dr. B.K.Sharma, Professor of Zoology, NEHU, ShillongOngoing 
Ms. Subhashree MiddyaEco-biological study of zooplankton from macrophyte infested wetlands of Midnapore(West) District, India.Dr. Joydeb Chatterjee, Professor of Biomathematics , ISI, KolkataOngoing 
Mr. Sayan BhattacharyaEcological study of intertidal meiobenthic fauna of Midnapore(East) coast, West Bengal, India.Dr. Dipak Tamili, Principal, Egra CollegeOngoing 
Mr. Hirulal PakhiraHydrobiological study of Subarnarekha river with special reference to heavy metals contamination in West Bengal, IndiaNoneOngoing 


Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mrs. Priyanka HalderDiversity and Community Interactions of Zooplankton in Freshwater Wetlands of West Midnapore District, India.Dr. Samir Banerjee,Professor of Zoology, Calcutta UniversityAwarded2016
Mrs.Sayantani PattanayakStudies on the role of selected soil fauna in the nutrient cycling in forest ecosystemDR. Partha Pratim Chakraborty, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, R. N. L. Khan Girls CollegeAwarded2016
Mrs.Poulami SanyalHydrobiological and Geomorphological Study of Wetlands of Kolkata, West Bengal, IndiaDr.(Mrs) Sumana Bandhapadhaya, Professor of Geography, University of Calcutta.Awarded2016
Mr. Tapas Kumar Das.Mangrove plant biochemicals, their transmission and transformation by detritivore and ecological study at the molecular level.Dr.Anita Ghosh, Retd. Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Sarojini Naidu CollegeAwarded2015
Mr. Debdas JanaDiversity and distribution of insects in the coastal environment of Midnapore(East), West-Bengal, IndiaDr. Dipak Tamili, Principal, Egra CollegeAwarded2014
Mr. Samaresh SamataEcology and Biology of primitive Brachiopod benthic fauna from the North East coast of India, with special reference to Subarnarekha Estuary.Dr. Amalesh Choudhury, Retd. Professor & Head, Dept. of Marine Science, Calcutta UniversityAwarded2014
Mr. Diptiman GhoshEcology and biology of meiofauna with special reference to foraminifera of marine estuarine system of Midnapore, West BengalDr. Sabyasachi Majumdar, Scientist, S.D. Marine Biological Research Institute, West BengalAwarded2014
Dr.( Mrs) Barna ChakrabortyStudies on the effect of vermicompost on the sericulture in lateritic belt of South West BengalDr.Asit Kumar Chandra, Joint Director, Central Silk BoardAwarded2013
Mr. Subhasish ChatterjeeEcological studies of Brachyuran crabs with special emphasis on their bioturbatory structures and their role in nutrient recycling of the coastal belt of Midnapore District, West Bengal, India.NoneAwarded2013
Mr. Goutam BhuniaEcological Study of Zooplankton in vermicompost treated ponds of Paschim Midnapore District, West Bengal, IndiaNoneAwarded2013
Dr. N. P. SrivastavaFishery potential and productivity in the freshwaters stretch of Hoogly Estuary, West Bengal , IndiaDr. Utpal Bhowmick,Principal Scientist,CIFRI, BarrackpurAwarded2011
Dr. Mrs. Jharna NathHydrobiology of wastewater fed fish ponds with special reference to fish production.Dr. Naresh Chandra Dutta,Retired Professor Of Zoology,Calcutta UniversityAwarded2011
Dr. Sunirmal GiriEcological Studies of Ichthyoplankton in Sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem, West Bengal, India.NoneAwarded2009
Dr. Mrinal Kanti DeyEcological study on the distribution and role of soil micro arthropods in the decomposition of mangrove litter of east Midnapore coast, West Bengal, India.Dr. Ashis Hazra, Joint Director, Zoological Survey of India, KolkataAwarded2009
Dr. Prasenjit PradhanEcological Study of zooplankton with special emphasis on Rotifer in some riverine system of South West Bengal, India.NoneAwarded2008
Dr. Sumit GiriEcological studies of intertidal insect of Midnapore coast, West Bengal, India.Dr. D. Tamili, Egra CollegeAwarded2008
Dr. Gurudas ChakravartyTemporal and Spatial variations of macro Zoobenthic Community in the Sundarbans Mangrove Ecosystem, India.NoneAwarded2008
Dr. Siddhartha MishraAssessment of diversity and status of freshwater ichthyofauna of South West Bengal with special emphasis on the study of the biology of a threatened siluroid fish species Mystus cavasius (Hamilton-Buchanan).NoneAwarded2008
Dr. Goutam Kr. ChandaEcological studies in earthworms of Midnapore district with special emphasis on developing indigenous vermitechnology.NoneAwarded2007
Dr. Tapas PaikAssessment of some biosocial and techno-managerial factors influencing ichthyofaunal diversity and productivity in different lentic aquasystem in East Singhbhoom District, Jharkhand, India.Dr. Shankar Acharya,Professor of Agriculture Extension, BCKV, NadiaAwarded2006
Dr. Alok PraharajEcology of some aquatic insects in pisciculture ponds and their role in fishery management.Dr. Samir Banerjee,Professor of Zoology, Calcutta UniversityAwarded2005
Dr. Tilak DasStudies on biochemical and molecular characterisationof thermal tolerance in Indian Major CarpsDr. Ashim Kumar Paul, Principal Scientist,Central Innstitute of Fishery Education, Mumbai, IndiaAwarded2005
Dr. Monoj Kr PatraStudy on the fish productivity in relation to some ecological, techno-managerial and socio-economicvariables of lentic water bodies in North-East Sundarbans, West Bengal, India.Dr. Shankar Acharya,Professor of Agricultulal Extension, BCKV, NadiaAwarded2004
Dr. Anupam ChandraEcological study of intertidal Polychaetes of Midnapore coastal tract, West Bengal, India with special emphasis on bioindicator species.NoneAwarded2004
Dr. Ranajit kr. KhaluaEcological studies of intertidal benthic Mollusca of Midnapore coastal tract ,West Bengal, IndiaNoneAwarded2004
Dr. Nandan BhattacharyaEffect of an iron extraction factory wastes on the adjoining wetland ecosystems of Midnapore District,West Bengal.NoneAwarded2000
Dr.Chiranjeeb ChakrabortyAn assessment of indigenous hatchery technology of freshwater giant prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii ( de Man) in West Bengal, India.Dr. Tapan Kumar chatterjee,Deputy Director, Zool. Surve. India,;Scientist in charge,Marine Aquarium,DighaAwarded2000

Project Work



Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Status
Hydrobiological study of sub-surface water flow/storage water characteristics for creation of sustainable source of rain fed river for semi-arid and fluoride effected Blocks in connection with comprehensive water security plant under Purulia, Bankura and Birbhum districtsCoordinator & ConsultantPublic Health Engineering Department, Govt. of West Bengal.42200001 year20112012
Compilation,analysis and interpretation of water quality parameters of last five years during 2004-2010 of five rivers of West Bengal viz. Shilaboti, Rupnarayan,Subarnarekha, Dwarkeswar & Kansai.Principal InvestigatorWest Bengal Pollution Control Board, Kolkata1000000 year and 6 months20102011
Water quality monitoring of five rivers of West Bengal viz. Kansai, Dwarkeswar, Subarnarekha, Shilabati and Rupnarayan.Principal InvestigatorWest Bengal Pollution Control Board, Kolkata7840000 year and 6 months20102012
Hydrobiological and geomorphological studies of Subarnarekha and Kansai river basins and their interfluves (Purulia,Bankura,Purba and Paschim Midnapore districts)with special reference to environmental management.Principal InvestigatorWest Bengal Pollution Control Board, Kolkata16016002 year20102012
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of Himshila Ferro Alloy Private Limited at Mirjapur, Bardwan, West BengalCoordinator & ConsultantS. H. Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, West Bengal3000002 year20092010
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of Golden Casting and Ispat pvt. Ltd at Borjora, Bankura, West BengalCoordinator & ConsultantOctagon Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, West Bengal3250002 year20082009
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of Salanpur Ferro Alloy Limited at Salanpur, Bardwan, West BengalCoordinator & ConsultantS. H. Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, West Bengal3500002 year20082009
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of Times Ferro Alloy Limited at Borjora, Bankura, West BengalCoordinator & ConsultantOctagon Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, West Bengal3000002 year20082009
Rapid Environmental Impact Assessment (REIA) report of Cosmic Ferro Alloy Limited at Ghutgoria, Borjora, Bankura, West Bengal.Coordinator & ConsultantS. H. Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, West Bengal1250001 year20072008
Impact of vermicompost produced by indigenous vermitechnology on aquaculture.Principal InvestigatorUniversity Grant Commission.9766003 year20062009
Studies on the effect of vermicompost developed from indigenous vermitechnology for promoting sericulture through the empowerment of rural women of South West Bengal, India.Principal InvestigatorDept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.5000002 year20032005
Municipal waste recycling through vermitechnology in Digha tourism complex.Principal InvestigatorDigha Development Authority.1510001 year20032004
Studies on bio-resource assessment and management of degraded mangrove ecosystem of Midnapore Coast, W.B.Principal InvestigatorMinistry of Environment and Forest, New Delhi4500004 year20022005
Mangrove ecosystem: Biodiversity and its influence on the natural recruitment of selected commercially important fin fish and shellfish species in fisheries.Principal InvestigatorIndian Council for Agricultural Research, New Delhi (NATP-National Agricultural Technology Project)20000002 year20012003
Water quality monitoring of five rivers of West Bengal viz. Kansai, Dwarkeswar, Subarnarekha, Shilabati and Rupnarayan.Principal InvestigatorWest Bengal Pollution Control Board, Kolkata.301900010 year20002010
Inventory of threatened fresh water fishes of Midnapore District with an emphasis on bioecological studies of selected carp fishes for conservation and propagation.Principal InvestigatorD.S.T. (Govt. of W.B.)3408002 year19992002
Mass production of vermicompost with the participation of rural women of western region of Midnapore District, W.B. through recycling of locally available solid wastes.Principal InvestigatorUNDP-UNIFEM3470002 year19982000
Preliminary ecological studies on the geomorphology patterns and biotic resources of coastal areas of Midnapore District, W.B.Principal InvestigatorU.G.C.150002 year19971999
Ecological studies of two contrasting wetlands of Midnapore District, W.B., IndiaCo-InvestigatorD.S.T. (Govt. of W.B.)3250003 year19951998

Membership of Learned Society 
Life member of Zoological Society of India, Kolkata.
Life member of Marine Biological Association of India, Kochi, Kerala.
Life member of Indian Science Congress, New Delhi.
Life member of Nature Conservator, Muzzafarnagar, U.P.
Life member of Indian Fisheries Association, Mumbai.
Life member of Indian Science News Association, Kolkata.
Life member of Indian Association of Aquatic Biologists (IAAB), Hyderabad.
Life member of Inland Fishery Society, Barrackpore.
Life member of National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
International Symposium on Environmental Impacts, Health Implications and Therapeutic Approaches (ISEHT)2012Presented paperVikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore
Fourth International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology2008Presented paperHouston, Texas U.S.A.
Biodiversity Studies on Zooplankton” and “National Seminar on Developments in Limnology2005Presented paperDepartment of Zoology , Acharya Nagarjuna University.
State Level Seminar on Emerging Trends in Biotechnology: A symbiosis with conventional Technology2005Presented paperDepartment of Botany, Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj, Murshidabad
Proceedings of National Seminar on Conservation of Aquaculture Resource.2001Presented paperTripura University,Tripura
Proceedings of National Seminar on Fisheries – a Multimillion Dollar Industry.1996Presented paperAquaculture Foundation of India (AFI) ; Madras
National Workshop on Biomass Availability and Assesment Technique.1989Presented paperINCOR, Waltair. A.P.


Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised


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