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"Harnessing the Science of Fisheries for Food, Nutrition and Livelihood"

Dr. P. Jawahar

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Professor

Field of Specialization

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Fisheries Biology and Resource Management (Taxonomy, Biodiversity and stock assessment)

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Dept. of Fisheries Biology and , Resource Management ,Fisheries College and Research Institute , Thoothukudi- 628 008
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Thoothukudi
Tamilnadu - 628008

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+91 0461 2340554

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Current Projects:

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI
of the Project

Funds
(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1.

Establishment of marine          fin fish hatchery system at Mandapam

2014-2016

Principle Investigator

Rs. 184.5 lakhs

NADP 2014 -15

2.

Impact of large scale cultivation of seaweeds on coastal environment of India”

14.11.2013-31.03.2015

Co-Principal Investigator

Budget: 47.24 lakhs

NCSCM, Chennai

Completed Projects:

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI
of the Project

Funds
(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1.

Production of bio-active compounds of pharmaceutical value from marine organisms

July 2008 to March, 2011

Principal investigator

Rs. 28.14 lakh

Tamil Nadu State Government under Part II

2.

Development of Technologies for hatchery production of Marine gastropods and Ornamental fishes at Lakshadweep and Gulf of Mannar Islands- sea ranching and technology transfer to coastal and island communities

2008-2012

Co-principal Investigator

Rs. 33.39 lakh

Ministry of Earth Science, Government of India

3.

Environmental factors influencing spatiotemporal variation of fish and shellfish eggs and larvae of Gulf of Mannar

2011-2012

Co-principal Investigator

Rs. 7.6 lakh

Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Trust, Ramanathapuram

4.

Marine ornamental fishery resource of Gulf of Mannar

2008-2009

Co-principal investigator

Rs. 11.25 lakh

Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Trust, Ramanathapuram

5.

Marine fishery resources of Gulf of Mannar as

2008-2009).

Co-investigator

Rs. 10.93 lakh

Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Trust, Ramanathapuram

6.

Conservation of lobster resources of Gulf of Mannar

2005-2008

Co-Investigator.

Rs. 9.91 lakh

Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India

7.

Resource Assessment of ornamental reef fisheries of Gulf of Mannar

2004-2006

Co-Investigator.

Rs. 7.76 lakh.

World Bank through ICAR-NATP-CGP project

8.

Effect on clove oil anesthetic on ornamental fishes./ lakh

2002 – 2003

Staff Guide

Rs. 0.05 lakh

TNSCST, Tamil Nadu

Research publications:

  • Durairaja, R. and P. Jawahar, 2014. Growth compensation in Asian catfish, Clarias batrachus (Linnaeus) following feed restriction and deprivation protocol,  J. Exp.  Zool. India.17 (2): 443-450.
  • Gowthaman, A.M., P. Jawahar and V.K. Venkataramani. 2014.  New occurrence of Big Eye Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 in Gulf of Mannar, southeast coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences. 43(5). 883-885.
  • Santoshkumar, S., C.B.T. Rajagopalsamy, P. Jawahar and T. Francis. 2014. Length weight relationship of Otolithes ruber (Schneider, 1801) from Thoothukudi coast, Tamilnadu, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1(3):9-11.
  • Vasantharajan, M., P. Jawahar, B. Sundaramoorthy and M. Venkatasamy.  2014. Length weight relationship of Lethrinus lenjen (Lacepede, 1802) and Lethrinus nebulosus (Forsskal, 1775) exploited in Thoothukudi coast, Tamilnadu, India. Ind. J. Vet & Anim. Sci. Res. 43(1):14-18.
  • Jawahar, P., B. Sundaramoorthy and P. Chidambaram, 2014.  Studies on breeding biology of Panulirus homarus (Linnaeus, 1758) Thoothukudi, south-eastern coast of India. J. Exp. Zool. India. 17(1):175-181.
  • Jawahar, P., G. Brucelee and T. Umamaheswari. 2013.Marine ichthyofaunal diversity of Tuticorin coast, Gulf of Mannar. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 110(2). 156-162.
  • Sundaramoorthy, B., V.K. Venkataramani, P. Jawahar and N. Neethiselvan, 2013. Study on population characteristics and fishery of western kind shrimp Penaeus (Melicerus) latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896, along Thoothukudi coast, Southeast India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1(2):21-24.
  • Venkatasamy, M., P. Jawahar, N. Jayakumar and M. Devaraj, 2011.  Population dynamics of the monsoon river prawn, Macrobrachium malcolmsonii in Cauvery River, Tamil Nadu, J. Inland Fish. Soc. India. 43(2): 6-11.
  • Debabrata Panda, P. Jawahar and V.K. Venkataramani. 2011.  Growth and mortality parameters of Turbinella pyrum (Linnaeus, 1758) exploited of Thoothukudi, south-east coast of India. Ind. J. fish. 58(2): 29-33
  • Santhoshkumar, S.,. P. Jawahar, C.B.T. Rajagopalsamy and M. Venkatasamy, 2011. Growth and mortality characteristics of Nibea maculate (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) exploited off Thoothukudi coast, Tamil Nadu. Indian J. Fish., 58(4) : 17-20, 2011