I.C.A.R. Emeritus Scientist, Central Marine Fisheries research Institute Cochin

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Important Publications
1.     Artificial insemination of Penaeus monodon - Curr. Sci. 53(2) 1075-1997; 1984.

2.     pH as a factor influencing maturation of Penaeus indicus in captivity. Indian J. Fish 31(2); 217-222, 1984.

3.     Induced maturation of penaeid prawns for hatchery operations. Paper presented at the Poster Session of the National Symposium on shrimp         production and Management held at cochin, 1983.

4.     Induced maturation of penaeid prawns in captivity, Technical paper, summer Institute on Hatchery Production of Prawn seed and culture of         Marine  Prawns, 18th April, 17th May, 1983.

5.     Hatchery production of Prawn seed; Penaeus indicus C.M.F.R.I Special Publication No. 23, 1985.

6.     Oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion of Penaeus indicus in different salinities - C.M.F.R.I Special Publication No. 19, 1984.

7.     On the advantages of domestication of the Indian White Prawn, Penaeus indicus - Indian J. Fish. 33, No.I, 129-133; 1986.

8.     Induced maturation and spawning of Penaeus indicus without eyestalk ablation. Indian J. Fish. 33, No.2, 246-250, 1986.

9.     Osmoregulatory ability and effect of eyestalk ablation in the tiger prawn Penaeus monodon (Fabricus) – Proc. of the National Symposium on         Physiology of crustacea held at Marathwala University during 26-27 March, 1987.

10.  Role of nutrition in broodstock Management - Technical paper. Summer Institute in advances in Finfish and Shelfish nutrition - 11th to 20th May,         1987.

11.  A simple biological filter for recirculating seawater systems - Proc. Symp. Coastal Aquaculture held at Cochin, 1107 - 1109, 1986.

12.   Land mark in prawn breeding. CIBA News, Vol. 1 No. 1 & 2, 1987.

13.   Osmoregulatory ability of juvenile and adult prawn Penaeus indicus H. Milne Edwards in relation to varying salinities, Proc. Indian, Acad. Sci. Vol.          98, No. 2, 77-84, 1989.

14.   Indians claim spawning breakthrough, Fish Farming International - Vol 15, No.4, 1988.

15.   Oxygen consumption and ammonia excretion in crustaceans, Penaeus semisulcatus, Macrobrachium malcolmsoni and Paratelphusa          hydrodromus with reference to ambient oxygen, Proc. Symp. Coastal Aquaculture, 1117-122, 1982.

16.   Induced maturation in penaeid prawns - A review. Proc. Symp. Coastal Aquaculture, 4; 1107-1109, 1982.

17.   Rematuration of penaeid prawns after first spawning in controlled systems – Proc. of the First Indo-Pacific symposium for invertebrate         reproduction held at Aurangabad, in November, 1981.

18.   Domestication of Penaeus indicus – Proc. of the first Indo-Pacific symposium for invertebrate Reproduction held at Aurangabad in November,         1981.

19.   Induced breeding of Indian white prawn Penaeus indicus - Mar. Fish Infor. Serv. T & E Ser. No. 9, 1979.

20.   Prawn culture in Cochin, Proc. of the First Workshop on Technology Transfer, C.M.F.R.I. Special Publication No.6, 1979.

21.   Induced maturation and spawning of Indian Penaeid Prawns - Indian J. Fish Vol 24(1) & (2) 172-190, 1977.

22.   Food and Feeding habit of the common wall lizard, Hemidactylus brooki Gray - Current Research 4; 92-93, 1975.

23.   Osmoregulatory ability of P. monodon in relation to varying salinities - Indian J. Fish, 36(1); 52-57, 1989.

24.   Status and economics of shrimp hatcheries in India. Proc. of the F.A.O. conference on shrimps held at Bangkok, Thailand during 12th-16th         September, 1989.

25.   In vitro fertilization of the white prawn, Penaeus indicus. Communicated to the Journal of Aquaculture in the Tropics.

26.   Techno-economic feasibility of setting up a backyard shrimp hatchery. Fishing Chimes, August, 1994.

27.   Production of shrimp seed in backyard hatcheries for generating rural employment and income. Proc. of the symposium on Technological         advancement and its impact on rural development held at Cochin, 5-7 December, 1996.

28.   Induced maturation of penaeid prawns in captivity - Invited publication published in the souvenir - A special issue of Asian Fisheries society in         1990 - pp 12-15, 1970.

29.   Induced maturation of penaeid prawns in captivity, 1983. Summer Institute on prawn breeding and culture, 1983.

30.   Larval rearing techniques of penaeid prawns - Invited Publication published in the souvenir on the occasion of National Seminar on shrimp         seed hatcheries and farming held at Berhampur, February 12-13th, 1991.

31.   A manual of Training Programme in Mariculture, CMFRI special publication, 1986.

32.   A manual on training in prawn hatchery technology, CIBA special publication, 1990.

33.   A manual on short-term training course in Backyard hatchery Technology for the white prawn, Penaeus indicus CIBA special Publication,         1992.

34.   A report on F.A.O. Fellowship Programme in Reproductive Physiology of marine prawns in U.S.A during June-September, 1985.

35.   Report of F.A.O. workshop on small scale prawn / shrimp hatcheries held at Bangkok in September, 1989.

36.   Report on a consultancy visit to Cambodia, 1992.

37.   Report of the survey conducted to select sites for establishing shrimp hatchery at Gujarat State, 1994.

38.   Report of the consultancy given to BFDA shrimp hatchery, Kumta, Government of Karnataka, 1992.

39.   Report of the consultancy given to Shrimp Hatchery, Mopla Bay, Cannanore, Government of Kerala, 1992.

40.   Compounded feeds for rearing postlarvae of Penaeus indicus in hatchery - proc,of National Workshop on Coastal Aquaculture  held at Tuticorin,        1991.
41.   Status of Litopenaeus vannamei culture in India,Asian .Fish. Society, December,2011 .