Dr. Sreekanth G. B.

Scientist (Fisheries Resource Management)

 

                                                                                           

                                                                Address: Fishery Science,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone: 0832-2284678 Ext. 300

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649

                                                                Email: gb.sreekanth@icar.gov.in , gbsree@gmail.com

 

 

Academic background:

Ph. D.   – Fisheries Resources Management from ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai (Deemed University, ICAR

M.F. Sc. –Fisheries Resources Management from Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai,

B.F.Sc. – Fisheries Science from College of Fisheries, Panangad, Kerala Agricultural University,

 

Research interests and current focus

  • Marine fisheries resources management

  •  Enhancement fisheries

  • Population dynamics and stock assessment

  • Ecosystem modeling

  • Recommendations on sustainable coastal fisheries in estuarine systems of Goa

  • Advisories on Potential Fishing Zone Information to fishermen of Goa

  • Tribal Sub Plan project on “Empowering the tribal artisanal fishermen of Goa with fishing gear materials for efficient fishing operations”  

     

Membership in professional societies

  1. Agricultural Economics Research Association

  2. Marine Biological Association of India

  3. Society for Marine Research and Conservation

  4. Association of Coastal Agricultural Research

Awards and honours

 

"Young Scientist Award in the section of "Animal, Veterinary and Fisheries sciences" during the 104th Indian Science Congress at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh during 3rd to 7th January, 2017". ​
 

Research Publications  

 

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Vishwajeet Prajapati, Narendra Pratap Singh and Chakurkar EB. 2017. A Handbook on coastal fisheries resources of Goa. Broadway Publishers, Panjim, Goa, ISBN: 978-93-84298-71-5, 174 pp 

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N and Singh NP. 2017. Can Artificial Reefs really enhance the inshore fishery resources? A critical review. (Accepted for publication, PNAS India-Sec B-Biological Sciences-submitted- NASB-D-16-00381R2).

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Chakraborty SK, Jaiswar AK and Singh NP. 2016. Seasonal fish species composition, CPUE and VPUE in the small scale fishery of a tropical monsoon estuary along southwest coast of India. Journal of Environmental Biology (M. S. 216 accepted for publication).

  • Manju Lekshmi N, Sreekanth GB. Singh NP, Vennila A, Ratheesh Kumar R and Pandey PK. 2016. Variations in phytoplankton assemblages in different aquaculture systems in coastal waters of Goa. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences (MS ID: 3199/16, accepted for publication).

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Chakraborty SK, Jaiswar AK, Zacharia PU, Renjith VR, Singh NP and Pazhayamadom  DG. 2016. Effect of monsoon on coastal fish diversity of Goa: an example from gill net fishery. Indian Journal of Fisheries (MS ID: 45862, accepted for publication).

  • Sreekanth GB, Chakraborty SK and Jaiswar AK. 2016. Stock structure analysis of Japanese threadfin bream, Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791) along the Indian coast based on truss network analysis. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences (MS: 3190/16, accepted for publication). 

  • Manmeet KN, Jaiswar AK, Subal KR, Sreekanth GB, Chakraborty SK and Deshmukh VD. 2016. A note on the occurrence of an anophthalmic unicorn cod, Bregmaceros mcclellandi Thompson, 1840 from Mumbai waters. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences(MS 2623/14, accepted for publication).

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Singh NP, Chakraborty SK and Reddy V. 2015. Economic performance of small scale fisheries in India. An illustration using a coastal ecosystem in southwest coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences (MS 3110/15, accepted for publication).

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Singh NP, Chakraborty SK and Reddy V. 2015. Economic performance of small scale fisheries in India. An illustration using a coastal ecosystem in southwest coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences (MS 3110/15, accepted for publication).

  • Shabir A Dar, Saly N Thomas, Chakraborty SK, Sreekanth GB and Balkhi MH. 2015. Economic loss assessment on juvenile fish catch due to forced non-selectivity in a selective fishing gear, gillnet along Mumbai coast, India. Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences, 7(2): 916-921.

  • Sreekanth GB, Subramanian S, Manju Lekshmi N, Madhu VR, Passta MF and Singh NP. 2014. Validations on the satellite based potential fishing zone advisories along, Goa. SW coast of India. Indian Journal of Fisheries (MSID: 44455, accepted for publication).​

  • Sreekanth GB, Zacharia PU, Praveen KV,  Manju Lekshmi N and Singh NP (2015) An inquiry in to the trends in landings and marketing efficiency of threadfin breams, a trawl by catch resource along Kerala coast.  South Asian Journal of Multidisciplinary Studies, 2 (4): 23-36. 

  • Manju Lekshmi N, Ratheesh Kumar R, Purushothaman CS, Sandeep KP, Pandey PK, Sreekanth GB and Singh NP (2014). Development of Lignocellulolytic microbial consortium for the production of organic manures from agricultural wastes. Journal of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, 2: 324-328.

  • Remya R, Vivekanandan E, Sreekanth G B, Ambrose T V, Preetha G Nair, Manjusha U, Saiby Thomas and Mohammed K S. 2015. Stock structure analysis of oil sardine, Sardinella longiceps (Valenciennes, 1847) from southeast and southwest coasts of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, Vol.57 No.1, (Online Published), DOI: 10.6024/jmbai.2015.57.1.01820-0x.

  • Renjith VishnuRadhan, Zaki Zainudin, Sreekanth G B., Ravinder Dhiman, Mohd. Noor Salleh and P. Vethamony. 2015. Temporal water quality response in an urban river; a case study in the peninsular Malaysia. Applied Water Science (online published) DOI: 10.1007/s13201-015-0303-1.

  • Sreekanth, G. B., P. U. Zacharia , T. V. Sathianandan , Saiby Thomas, Manju lekshmi. N and N. P. Singh 2015 Combining surplus production and spectral models to define fishery management advisory - a case study using the threadfin bream fishery along Kerala coast.  Indian J. Fish., 62 (1): 41-45.

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N and Singh NP (2015). Temporal patterns in fish community structure; environmental perturbations in a well-mixed tropical estuary. PNAS-SEC-B Biological Sciences (Online published). DOI: 10.1007/s40011-015-0581-2).

  • Ratheesh kumar,R., Purushothaman, C. S., Sreekanth, G. B., Manju Lekshmi, N., Renjith, V., Sandeep, K. P. and Pandey, P. K.,2015. State of water quality of two tropical urban lakes located at Mumbai megacity. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 4(5):1991-1998.

  • Tarkeshwar Kumar, S. K. Chakraborty, A. K. Jaiswar, K. M. Sandhya, TasaduqHussain Shah, Debabrata Panda, Bhawesh T. Sawant, G. B. Sreekanth and Roshan R. Akhade. 2014. Gonadal maturation profile and fecundity of the Johnieops sina (Cuvier 1830) from Ratnagiri coast of India. Ind. J. Geo Mar. Sc., Vol. 43 No. 8 (Online Published).

  • Anuraj, A., Tiwari, V. K., Suresh Babu, P. P., Jesna, P. K., Sreekanth, G. B., S. S. H. Razvi and Srinivasa Rao. 2013. Gram negative bacterial microflora associated with a freshwater prawn hatchery with respect to their portal of entry (Journal of Applied Aquaculture, MID: WJAA-2013-0039, accepted).

  • R. Remya, E. Vivekanandan, G. B. Sreekanth, T. V. Ambrose, Saiby, Preetha G. Nair and K. S. Mohammed. 2013. Stock structure analysis of Indian mackerel from south east and south west coasts of India using truss network system. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 61 (3): 16-19.

  • Sreekanth G.B., S. K. Chakraborty, A.K. Jaiswar, Renjith R.K., Ratheesh Kumar, Sandeep K. P., Vaisakh, G., Sunil S. Ail, N. Manju Lekshmi and Deepak George Pazhayamadom. 2013. A comparative morphometric analysis to study the stock structure of Japanese threadfin bream, Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791) populations along Indian coast. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences (MS: 2390, accepted).

  • Jeetendra Kumar, Geetanjali Deshmukhe, Alkesh Dwivedi, Surya S., Sreekanth G. B. and Satyendra Kumar Singh. Seasonal and spatial variation of microalgal abundance and chlorophyll a concentration in intertidal rocky pools along Mumbai coast, India, Ind. J. Geo. Mar. Sc., Vol. 44 No. 3 (Online Published).

  • Sreekanth G.B., Chakraborty, S. K., Jaiswar, A. K., Renjith, R. K, Sunil, S.  Ail. Comparison of length-weight progression for Japanese threadfin bream, Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791) from different regions along Indian coast using selected regression models. Ind. J. Geo Mar. Sc. Vol. 43 No. 8 (Online Published).

  • Renjith R K, Jaiswar, A. K., S. K. Chakraborty, Shrinivas Jahageerdar and Sreekanth G. B.  2013. Unraveling scale shape variation in fishes- an illustration using six species of the Family Nemipteridae. Indian Journal of Fisheries, Vol 61(4): 88-92, 2014.

  • Kamei, G., Chakraborty, S.K, Deshmukhe, G, Jaiswar, A. K.,  H. Mandakini Devi, Sreekanth G.B, Tok,  N.C. and Sadawarte, R. K. 2013. Damage Caused by Capture of Juvenile Sciaenids along Mumbai Coast. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, Vol 42 (5): 617-621.

  • Sreekanth G.B, S. K. Chakraborty, A.K. Jaiswar, Renjith R.K., Deepak, G. P., Kamei, G., Vaisakh, G., Sunil S. Ail. 2013. Analysis of meristic characters among the populations of Japanese threadfin bream, Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791) along Indian coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, Vol. 60 (4):25-31.

  • Sreekanth G. B., Deepak G Pazhayamadom, Sushanta Kumar Chakraborty, Ashok Kumar Jaiswar, R.K Renjith, Ratheesh Kumar R, Anuraj, A. 2012. Site specific differences in food and feeding biology of Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791) along Indian coast. Indian Journal of Fisheries, Vol. 59 (3):25-

      Books, book chapters

  • NP Singh, Manju Lekshmi N, Sunetra T, Sreekanth GB, Subramanian S and Passta MF. 2016. Goan Sea food Recipes. Broadway Publishers, Panjim, Goa, 102 pp.
    Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N, Singh NP and Ajey Patil. 2015. Fish assemblages of Grande Island, situated along southwest coast of India. In: Proceedings of International Conference on “Biodiversity and Evaluation-Perspectives and Paradigm shifts” from 2nd to 3rd December, 2015, Sree Sankara College, Kalady, Kerala, India in association with Cochin University of Science and Technology, ISBN: 978-93-80095-70-7, pp. 122-126.

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N and Singh NP. 2015. Biodiversity assessment: improved methods and approaches.In: Proceedings of International Conference on “Biodiversity and Evaluation-Perspectives and Paradigm shifts” from 2nd to 3rd December, 2015, Sree Sankara College, Kalady, Kerala, India in association with Cochin University of Science and Technology, ISBN: 978-93-80095-70-7, pp. 1-4. ​

  • Sreekanth G. B. 2015. Fishery and fish resources exploration: Initiatives from ICAR in Goa. In: Souvenir of the Silver Jubilee Celebration of ICAR Research Complex for Goa.

  • N. P. Singh, G. B. Sreekanth and N. M. Lekshmi. 2014. Integrating Fisheries into Coastal Agricultural System: Way Forward. In: Souvenir of the 10th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (10 ifaf), 12th to 15th November, 2014 at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Others

  • Manju Lekshmi N, Sreekanth GB and Singh NP. 2016. Low-cost cages for capture based aquaculture in coastal waters. ICAR-CCARI Extension Folder No 76.

  • Sreekanth GB, Manju Lekshmi N. and Narendra Pratap Singh (2015) Fisheries profile of Zuari estuary. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 3(2): 24-34.

  • Anjali P Thilakan, Manju Lekshmi N, Sreekanth GB and NP Singh (2015)  Application of Biofloc technology in aquaculture systems; a viewpoint.Aqua International, 23(3): 50-53.​

  • Sreekanth G. B., Manju Lekshmi N. and N. P. Singh, (2015) Catch Trends in Major Marine Fisheries Resources of Goa, Technical Bulletin No: 49, ICAR-ICAR Research Complex for Goa (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Ela, Old Goa-403 402, Goa, India.

  • Manju Lekshmi N., Sreekanth G. B., Rohita Naik and N. P. Singh. 2015. Freshwater Ornamental Aquarium Fabrication and Management. ICAR RC for Goa Extension Folder No. 72.

  • Tincy Varghese, Sanal Ebeneezar, Sreekanth G. B. and Mishal P. 2014. Into the Pigmentation of Fish: A physiological perspective. International Journal of Science and Research, 3 (12): 1053-1057.

  • Sreekanth, G. B., Tincy Varghese, Mishal, P., Sandeep, K. P. and Praveen, K.V. 2014. Food security in India: Is aquaculture a solution in the offing?. International Journal of Science and Research, 4(3): 553-560.

  • S. Subramanian, Sreekanth G. B., Manjulekshmi N., Narendra Pratap Singh, Janhavi Kolwalkar, Tejaswini Patil, Pastta M. Fernandes (2014). Manual on The Use of Potential Fishing Zone (PFZ) forecast. Technical bulletin No. 40, ICAR Research Complex for Goa (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), Old Goa – 403 402, Goa, India.

  • Manju Lekshmi N., Sreekanth G. B. and N. P. Singh. 2014. Composite fish culture in ponds. ICAR RC for Goa Extension Folder No. 69.

  • Manju Lekshmi N., Subramanian S., Sreekanth G. B.,  Passta Maria Fernandes and N. P. Singh. 2014. Mussel culture for better livelihood. ICAR RC for Goa Extension Folder No. 68.

  • Sreekanth G. B., Subramanian S. Manju Lekshmi N., Passta Maria Fernandes and N. P. Singh. 2014. Potential Fishing Zone advisories- a tool for precision fishing. ICAR RC for Goa Extension Folder No. 70.

  • Sreekanth, G. B., Manju Lekshmi, N., Barbbudhe, S. B., Ratheesh Kumar, R., Sandeep, K. P., Anuraj, A. and N. P. Singh. 2013. Post-harvest losses in the fisheries sector- A concern for future. Fishing Chimes (Accepted).

  • Sreekanth G. B., Manju Lekshmi, N. and N. P. Singh, 2014. Fish slips out of menu as prices scale heights. The Times of India, April 28, 2014.

  • Sreekanth G. B., Manju Lekshmi, N., N. P. Singh, 2014. Marine fisheries sector of Goa, Marine fisheries sector of Goa, Challenges and options- A critical analysis. Fishing Chimes (Accepted for Special Silver Jubilee issue), April, 2014.

  • Ratheesh kumar, R., Sandeep, K. P., Manju Lekshmi, N. and Sreekanth, G. B., 2013. Organic aqua-farming: A gateway to sustainable aquaculture. Aquainternational, August, 2013, 25-28.

  • Sreekanth G.B., Chakraborty S.K., Jaiswar A.K., Ambarish P.G. 2011. Inland fisheries resources of India: A critical overview. Fishing chimes31(1):32-37.

  • Sreekanth, G.B., Chakraborty, S.K., Basu, S., Jaiswar, A.K. and Ambarish, P. G. 2010. Yellowfin and Bigeye tuna of Indian EEZ, Sashimi grade processing and product development: future scope. Fishing Chimes, 30(4):9- 18.