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

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Important Publications
42.   Induced maturation and spawning of penaeid shrimps - Invited contribution to the text book on fisheries of the Government of Kerala, 1994.

43.   Backyard hatchery technology for the white prawn, Penaeus indicus, CIBA Bulletin No:8, 1995.

44.   Microparticulate feed for postlarvae of shrimp, Penaeus indicus. CIBA, Bulletin No:5, 1995.

45.   Haemocytes in white shrimp, P. indicus Part-I size groups and sex. Communicated to J. Aqua. Tropics.

46.   Haemolymph protein in white shrimp, P. indicus - Part-II Moult stages and ovarian development communicated to J. Aqua Tropics.

47.   Fine structure of the haemocytes of Indian while shrimp, P. indicus. communicated to J. Aqua. Tropics.

48.   Transfer of crab farming in Village - Demonstration of on integrated approach. Mar. Fish Inf. Serv,1998.

49.   Studies on haemolymph of Indian white prawn, Penaeus indicus C.M.F.R.I. special publication, 55, 1984.

50.   Global trends in shrimp production and trade. Seafood Trade Fair souvenir, March, 1998.

51.   Status of crab farming in India. Paper presented at the seminar on innovative mariculture technologies organised by NABARD, Jan. 1998.

52.   Report on training of Maldivian team on crab farming and mangrove cultivation, 1997.

53.   Employment opportunities in shrimp farming. Souvenir of Kerala Dheevara Sabha, 1998.

54. Healthy seed production and selection for stocking. Proc. of the seminar on shrimp farming organised by MPEDA, at Kannur, November, 2000.

55.   Status of shrimp hatcheries in Kerala. Proc of seminar on shrimp farming held at Kodungalloor on 14th October, 2000, organised by Prof. K.H.          Alikunhi Felicitation committee, 2000.

56.   Influence of salinity on the survival, growth and biochemical composition of postlarvae of Penaeus monodon.

57.   Improved shrimp farming techniques for environmental stability. Proc. International Workshop on Aquaculture and Environment organised by          CUSAT and Delft, Netherlands held at Cochin, 13-14th July 2001, pp 16-28, 2001.

58.   Induction of spawning and larval rearing of seacucumbers, Bohadschia marmorata and Holothuria atra. SPC Bech-de-Mer Inf. Bull. 22, 2005.

59.   Asexual reproduction in sea cucumbers, Bohadschia marmorata and Holothuria atra. SPC Bech-de-Mer Inf. Bull.23, 2006.

60.   Spawning and larval rearing of seacucumbers, Bohadschia marmorata and Holothuria atra. Proc. National Ocean Science Forum, Mauritius,          August 2005.

61.   Studies on acclimatization of marine shrimps, Penaeus monodon and Metapenaeus monoceros to freshwater. Proc. National Ocean Science          Forum, August, 2005.

62.   Culture of Marine Shrimp, Penaeus monodon in brackishwater. Proc. of the 4th National Ocean Science Forum, Mauritius, August, 2007.

63.   A survey of sea cucumbers at St. Brandon. Report submitted to Ministry of Fisheries, Government of Mauritius, 2006.

64.   Deputation report as Advisor in Fisheries to Government of Mauritius, 2007.

65.   Transfer of crab farming technology in coastal village of Kerala – an integrated approach, Indian Journal of Social Research Vol 45 (2) 147-153,          147-153, 2004.

66.   Fine structure of Haemocytes of the Indian white shrimp, Fenneropenaeus indicus (H Milne Edwards, 1937). Crustaceana 77 (7); 835-848,          2004.

67.   Freshwater prawn culture in Mauritius. In freshwater prawns – a book published by Michael New, 2008.

68.   Environment and fisheries on a special publication of CMFRI on impact of climate change on Indian Marine Fisheries, 2008.

69.   Water quality management in hatcheries. Special publication of CMFRI, 2007.

70.   Effect of environmental parameters on the growth of the seacucumber, Holothuria atra. Proc. of National Ocean Science Forum, Mauritius, 2008.

71.   A survey of seacucumbers. SPC. Bech de-Mer. Inf. Bull. 27, 2006.

72.   Ammonia quotients in crustaceans. Proc. of the symposium of World Aquaculture Society, held at Bejing, 2002.

73.   Report submitted to JICA on The study on diversified Agriculture for enhanced farm income in the state of Himachal Pradesh – Fisheries          component 1-70, 2008.

74.   Haemolymph proteins of the Indian white shrimp, Penaeus indicus, H. Milne Edwards II. Moult stages and ovarian development. Indian J. Fish.,          51(1); 1-9, 2004.

75.   Breeding and Seed production of Seacucumber, Holothuria scabra. Proc. of the workshop on Advances in Aquaculture and Fisheries, prospects          and challenges organized by IDLEX, held at New Delhi, 2009.

76.   Mangroves with special reference to Aquaculture. Proc. Symposium on Mangroves, held at St. Albert’s College Cochin, November, 2008.

77.   A Consultancy Report on Mangroves and Fisheries – Prepared for M/s. Sobha Builders, Kerala, 2009.

78.   Development of Wetlands, Marshylands and Mangroves in Andhra Pradesh – A Report Submitted to NABARD, 2010.

79.   Indirect effects of the ecosystem level complicate overall impact, The Hindu Survey of Indian Agriculture, 2009.

80.   Report on a consultancy to SDA University, Gujarat, 2010