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Name Dr. Basudev Mandal
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract ), Teacher-in-Charge
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-408 / Centrex Extn. 408
Email ID
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9434185409
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Address Dept. of Fishery Sciences , Vidyasagar University Midnapore 721102, West Bengal, India
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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 Fishery Sciences, 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
Studies on the length-weight variations of an indigenous edible fish Chela atpar (Hamilton, 1822) collected from freshwater riverine ecosystem of India.International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 8(2): 108-111.2020AKINIK PUBLICATION, NEW DELHI
Feeding and Reproductive biology of blue perch Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822) under captivity.International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 8(2): 98-102.2020AKINIK PUBLICATION, NEW DELHI
Ornamental fish trading pattern in West BengalInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 7(6): 130-1342019AKINIK PUBLICATION, NEW DELHI
Seasonal variation of length-weight relationship of Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1794) in two different aquatic habitatInternational Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture Sciences,9 (1): 1-132019International; Research Publication House, New Delhi
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
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
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
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

National Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Study on General Morphology and Length-Weight Relationship of Indigenous Ornamental Fish Badis badis (Hamilton, 1822) from West BengalJ. Indian Fish. Assoc., 45 (1): 45-502019ICAR
Bioactivity-guided Isolation and Structural Characterization of Endogenously Accreted Raphide Crystals in Ipomoea aquatic Forssk.J. Inland Fish. Soc. 51 (1): 42-48.2019Inland Fishery Society, Kolkata
In-situ control of nitrogenous waste in aquarium culture of ornamental fishpp 311-320.2018Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi
Study of Ichthyofaunal diversity of Negua Diversion Canal of Purba Medinipur District7(3): 24-392018Trends in Fisheries Research:
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

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 Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Mohua DattaBiology, captive maturation and breeding of Chaemalion Dwarf, Badis badis (Hamilton 1822)Dr. B. K. MahapatraOngoing 
Subhalaxmi BanerjeeOrnamental fish trade in West Bengal: Trends and opportunitiesDr. B. K. MahapatraOngoing 
Moumita ChakrabortyFeeding Habit And Reproductive Biology Of Two Indigenous Freshwater Threatened Fish Species Namely, Mystus vittatus(Bloch,1794) And Chela atpar (Ham,1822) From Two Different Aquatic HabitatDr. A. ChandaOngoing 
Bidyut SahuSeasonal availability of plankton and pelagic fishes in South Bengal coast Ongoing 

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
Riyanka MaityImpact of Industrial effluents on aquatic biota in the mouth of Hooghly river, West Bengal.Dr. Asis Kr. Gupta, Pricipal Sevayatan Mahavidyalaya, JhargramAwarded2020
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), BarrackporeAwarded2020
Mirza Masum BegFarming of Indian major carps through the organic and conventional input management practicesDr. S. Moulick, KIIT, BhubneswarAwarded2019
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 UniversityAwarded2018
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
IMC Seed Rearing Technique in Grow-out Culture unitNational Freshwater Fish Brood Bank (A Unit of NFDB, Hyderabad, ICAR, Govt. of India), Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar, OdishaRamsagar, Bankura2019
Indigenous Ornamental Fish Culture: Threats and Future ChallangesPG Deptt. of Zoology, Raja N L Khan Womens College, MidnaporeRabindra Neer, RNLKWC2019
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
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
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
In-Service Training and Sensitization of Central and State Govt., Local Bodies and other Service providers at the national level2018ParticipantOrganized by School of Education, Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata during 18th to 20th May, 2018 at Vidyasagar University
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

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
Frontiers of Fisheries Research: Problems and Prospect2019PresidentCorporate
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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