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Name Dr. Joydev Maity
Designation Assistant Professor ( On Contract )
Office Phone No +91 3222 298-298407 Extn. 407
Email ID
Fax 03222-275329
Mobile No 9434321437
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Address Dept. of Fishery Sciences, Vidyasagar University, Midnapore - 721102, Paschim Medinipur, West Bengal, India
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Educational Qualification              
Degree NameInstituteYear of passing/awarded
Ph. D.Aquaculture Research Unit, Department of Zoology, Vidyasagar University2003
M. Sc.Vidyasagar University1997
B. Sc. (Hon)Jhargram Raj College, Vidyasagar University1995
Career Profile / Teaching Experience        
Working and Assistant Professor Department of Fishery Sciences ( Aquaculture Management & Technology) Vidyasagar University Midnapore since 25th April 2005 to till date
Working as a Guest Lecturer in Zoology at Garhbeta College, Garhbeta, Paschim Medinipur from 2003 to April 2005
Working as a Guest Lecturer in Zoology at Midnapore College Midnapore Paschim Medinipur in the session 2003 – 2004
Working as SRF in the department of Zoology Vidyasagar University in a project entitled Intestinal absorption and incorporation of protein in agastric Indian major carp Labeo rohita and gastric airbreathing fish Clarias batrachus Funding Agency ICAR New Delhi Duration Since July 2000 to July 2003
Engaged in research project as Project staff in the project under the Department of Zoologyin a project entitled Effect of toxic constituents of selected non-conventional plant ingredients used in fish feed formulation. Funding Agency AICTE New Delhi. Duration May 1998 to June 2000
Specialization/Research Area
Field of SpecializationResearch Area/ Areas of Interest
Fish Biology, Nutritional Biochemistry
Fisheries and Aquaculture
Fish Feed development
Aquaculture Extension
Course/ Subject Taught 
M. Fisheries Science
M. Sc. Zoology Distance Mode
Conference/ Symposium /Journal Paper / Books Published
International Publication
TitlePublished inYearPublished by
Edible marine molluscan fauna found at Digha coast, West Bengal, India.International Research Journal of Biological Sciences,ISSN 2278-3202 Vol. 6(3), 26-412017----

National Publication

Other Publication

Books Published
Ph. D. Thesis Guidance
Ongoing / Submitted Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
SHREYA BHATTACHARYABiology, captive maturation and breeding of Noble Gourami, Ctenopes nobilis (McClelland, 1845)2. Dr. B. K. Mahapatra, Principal Scientist, CIFE, Kolkata CentreSubmitted2020
MONOTOSH DASAvailability of edible marine molluscan fauna found at Digha coast and studies their nutritional value---------Submitted2019
Susmita DasStudies on seasonal and sex variations in biology and anatomical peculiarities of certain Indian Major carpsDr. Utpal Sar Director, Department of Fisheries Andaman and Nicobar IslandSubmitted2019
Sk. NASER UDDINStudies on the stock structure, reproductive biology and rophodynamics of Peneaus monodon (Fabricius) at Digha Coast, IndiaDr. Subhodeep Ghosh, Senior Scientist, CMFRI Regional Centre, Visakhapatnam, APSubmitted2018
JOYDEEP DASSeasonal variation of Aquatic insect diversity in River Kangsabati----------Ongoing2022 (Expected)
AVIJIT Kr. SAHAStudy the fisheries resources and socioeconomic status of fishers community of Kangsabati reservoir, West Benga ---------Ongoing2021 (Expected)
IPSITA MONDALStudy on biology and behaviour of Bele (Glosogobius giuris Ham, 1822), with special reference to reproduction and growth Dr. Subhendu Datta, Sr. Professor in Fishery, Regional Research Station, Gaishpur, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Nadia - 741234Ongoing2021 (Expected)

Awarded Ph. D. Thesis
Scholar NameThesis TitleCo SupervisorStatusComplete in Year
MONJIT PAULCommon Parasitic Diseases of Freshwater Prawns in the Freshwater Wetlands of North and South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal and their Treatments with non-conventional and Herbal Medicine from Azadirachta indica Extract.2. Dr. Supriya Sengupta, Associate Professor, Department of Zoology, Asutosh College, 92, S. P. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700 026Awarded2019
MUKTI CHANDAStudy of Parasitic Disease of Ornamental Fishes in Relation to Water & Soil Quality Parameters in the Culture units of West Bengal, India2. Dr. Gadadhar Dash, Associate Professor, Department of Fishery Pathology & Microbiology, West Bengal University of Animal and Fisheries Sciences, Chalkgaria, Kolkata -700094Awarded2018
DEBAJIT CHAKRABORTYIndustrial Prospect of Fresh Water Molluscs, Bellamya bengalensis.2. Dr. Madhumita Mukherjee, Department of Fisheries, Government of West BengalAwarded2017
Project Work

Completed Project Works
Project titleWorked asFunding AgencyAmount in Rs.Duration in yearsPeriod
Year to Year
Seasonal availability of marine molluscan fauna found at Digha coast of West Bengal, India and studies their nutritional value.Principal InvestigatorUGC (Innovative)700002 year20152017
Development of eco-friendly grower feed for Indian major carps using non-conventional fish feed resources in West BengalPrincipal InvestigatorUGC1000002 year20082010
Invited Lectures 
TitleOrganized byVenueYear
“Nutritional requirement of IMC ” for Farmers Training Programme on “Indian major carp culture”organized by Department of Fisheries, Govt. of West Bengal, Mean Bhaban, Bankura.Bankura Mean Bhaban2017
"Ornamental fish culture”. An awareness camp at Villageorganized by NSS Cell, Vidyasagar University.Khairulla Chak, Paschim Medinipur2017
Membership of Learned Society 
National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi
Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch
Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended/Organised

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Attended

Title of the Seminar/Conference/WorkshopYearRoleHeld at and Organiser
CAFT Programme : attended a 11 days CAFT programme on “Utilization of proteins extracted from leaved and non-edible seeds for preparing fish feed”2018ParticipantCentral Institute of Fisheries Education (Deemed University), Mumbai

Conference /Seminar/Workshop Organised

Title of the Conference/Seminar/WorkshopYearRole in the EventFunding Agency
National Seminar on Frontiers of Fisheries Research : Problem and Prospects2019Organizing SecretaryDifferent Company Sponsored
Award NameAwarded ByYear
Junior Scientist of the YearNational Environmental Science Academy2005
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