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

Dr. B. Ahilan

Designation

:

Dean i/c

Address

:

Dean i/c, FC&RI, Ponneri
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Thiruvallur district
Tamilnadu - 601

Telephone

Mobile

:

:

+91 044 - 27971556

9443002467

E-mail

:

ahilan@tnfu.ac.in

Current Research Projects

Title of Project

PI  /
Co-PI

Duration

Total Fund in Lakhs

Funding Agency

From

To

Export Oriented Ornamental Fish Farming

PI

2013

2015

2.25

NFDB

Development of low cost feeds for fish production

Co-PI

2013

2015

5.70

IAMWARM

Experiential Learning on Carp Farming

Co-PI

2012

2016

34.00

ICAR

Effect of DL-methionine and L-threonine supplementation on feed intake, production parameters and body composition of juvenile Nile tilapia fed high and low protein diets

PI, Co-PI

2016

2017

2.82

Evonik

Singapore

Completed Research Projects :

Title of Project

PI  /
Co-PI

Duration

Total Fund in Lakhs

Funding Agency

From

To

Upgrading the skill and income of fisherfolk through training

Co-PI

1992

1997

69.47

DRD

Modernization of fish farms

Co-PI

2004

2005

27.00

NATP

Generation of Supplementary Income for the ruralfolks through Aquafarming in Thoothukudi and Thanjavur districts of Tamilnadu

PI

2005

2007

5.07

Part II

Seed production in Agricultural Crops and Fisheries

Co PI

2006

2011

89.62

ICAR

Empowerment of SC/ST Women Self Help Group of Southern Coastal Districts of Tamilnadu by Aquariculture and Value addition”. 

PI

2007

2009

11.17

DBT

Development of Sperm Bank for Production of Quality Seeds

Co-PI

2009

2011

50.00

NADP

Revolving Fund Project on Ornamental fish culture

PI

2010

2012

1.00

TANUVAS

Establishment of fish feed quality testing laboratory for the benefit of fish farmers of Tamilnadu”

PI

2013

2014

101.00

NADP

Experiential Learning on Freshwater Aquafarming

Dr.B.Ahilan  and Dr.J.Stephen Sampath Kumar

2012

2017

36.20

ICAR

Establishment of fish feed quality testing  laboratory for the benefit of fish farmers of Tamilnadu

Dr.B.Ahilan

2013

2014

101

NADP

Development of low cost feeds for fish production

Dr.N.Felix and Dr.B.Ahilan

2013

2014

5.70

IAMWARM

Export Oriented Ornamental Fish Farming

Dr.B.Ahilan

2014

2015

2.25

NFDB

Influence in Replacement of Soybean Meal by Alternative Protein Sources (Rape Seed  meal and Cotton Seed Meal) in the diet of GIFT Tilapia”.

Dr.B.Ahilan 

2015

2016

2.26

Evonik

Singapore

Research publications: 

Sl. No.

Author(s)

Year

Title

Journal

Vol.

Page Nos.

NAAS Rating

1.

Saravanan.R.,Jawahar.P.,Francis.T., Ahilan,B and Santhakumar.R.

2016

Influence of sea surface temperature on the gonadal development of sea urchin from the Gulf of Mannar, South east coast of India.

Current World Environment of Science and Technology

11(1)

133-141

4.98

2.

Ramya,N. Ahilan.B., Rajagopalsamy.C.B.T., and T.Francis .

2016

Influence of natural and artificial colour enhancers in the colour enhancement of juvenlie goldfish

J .Aqua.Trop

31(1-2)

67-75

 

3.86

3.

Lakshme G.V., Francis.T.,Jawahar.P.,Ahilan.B. and A.Subburaj

2016

Effet of  HCG implants on gonadal maturity of Mrigal

Ind.J.Vet&Anim.Sci.Res.,

45(1)

497-506

4.42

4.

JaculinePereira.J.,Jeyashakila.R.,Ahilan.B,Karlmarx,K. and C.B.T.Rajagopalasamy

2016

Generation of  DNA barcode data base for Gunthers loach Nemacheilusguntheri

J .Aqua.Trop

31

(1-2)

1-12

3.86

5.

AnnixvivekSanthiya,A., Athithan,S.,Ahilan.B.,Stephen,J.,., and T.Francis.

2016

Genetic improvement programme in finfishes towards aquaculture development

J .Aqua.Trop

31(1-2)

123-127

3.86

6.

Saravanan.R.,Jawahar.P.,Francis.T.,Ahilan,B and Santhakumar.,

2016

Studies on the influence of abiotic factors in the gonadal index of sea  urchin  form the Gulf of mannar, South east coast of India

Indian Journal  of Science and Technology

9

2

-

7.

Divya,M..,Aanand.S,Srinivasan.A..Ahilan.B.,

2016

Efficiency of indigenous mixed microbial consortium in Bioremediation of Seafood Processing Plant Effluent Biochem

Cell.Arch

16(2) 

303-310

-

8.

Himaja,P.H.S.Rajagopalsamy.C.B.T and Ahilan.B

2016

Performance of outdoor Biofloc meal in the diet of Catlacatla

The Boiscan

11(2)

 1- 5

 

5.26

9.

Himaja,P.H.S and Rajagopalsamy.C.B.T.

2016

Potential and futuristic prospectus of cage aquaculture in India 

J .Aqua.Trop

31(3-4)

165-191

3.86

10.

Himaja,P.H.S and Rajagopalsamy.C.B.T.

2016

Review of Biofloc meal as an alternative ingredient in aquaculture feeds

J .Aqua.Trop.

31(3-4)

199-220

3.86

11.

Elakkanai.P.,Francis.T., Ahilan.B and P.Jawahar

2016

Effect of GnRH on changes in

Testosterone and Estrodial 17­ß level in blood serum of Rainbow shark

Environment and Ecology

34 (4)

1721- 1725

4.18

Recent Research Publications:

  • Ahilan,B and M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan. 2000. Effect of antibiotics on the growth and maturation of goldfish ( Carassius auratus) .Indian.J.Fish, 47(4 ):329 – 335.
  • Ahilan,B and M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan. 2001. Effects of different pigment sources on colour changes  and growth of juvenile  Carassius auratus .J.Aqua. Trop.,  6.(1 ):29 – 36.
  • Ahilan,B and M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan. 2001. Effect of cobalt choloride and vitamin B12 on the growth and gonadal  maturation of goldfish ( Carassius auratus). Indian.J.Fish, 48(4 ) : 348- 351
  • Ahilan,B.,G.Andrews and V.Rajaraman. 2001. Effect of antibiotics  on the growth and maturation  of goldfish ( Carassius auratus).  Cheiron.30 (3&4):95 – 98.
  • Ahilan,B and R.Kumaran 2002. Effect of Live food organisms  on the growth and gonadal  maturation of goldfish ( Carassius auratus). Indian.J.Fish, 50(1): 131- 133.
  • Ahilan,B and G.Shine. 2004. Influence of probiotics on the growth and gut microbial load of juvenile goldfish (Carassius auratus). Asian Fisheries Science. (4) : 270- 274
  • Ahilan, B., Nithiyapriyatharshini, A.,and Ravaneshwaran, K.2010. Influence of certain herbal additives in the growth, survival and disease resistance of goldfish, Carassius auratus (Linnaeus). Tamil Nadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 6 (1): 5-11
  • Suryakant Patil, Ahilan, B and M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan .2011. Influence of β-Glucan on  the growth and  survival of Penaeus monodon under different Salinity conditions . Tamil Nadu Journal of Veterinary andAnimalSciences. 7 (3): 198-203
  • Chidambaram.P.,Jawahar.P.,Srinivasan.A and B.Ahilan.2013. Influence of Water quality on the incidence of diseases in ornamental fishes in Tamilnadu. SKUAST.J.Res.15(1): 17-22
  • Ahilan,B ., K.Jegan,and  N.Felix.2013. Influence of botanical additives on growth and coloration of juvenile goldfish, Carassius auratus. Journalof Aquaculture in the Tropics.28 (1-4):77-84
  • Chidambaram.P.,Athithan.S and B.Ahilan.2014. Effect of selected herbal extracts on treatment of diseases in goldfish. Biochem.cell.Arch.Vol.14.No.1 pp 171-176

Honours and Awards (Including patents) 

  1. Young Scientist Fellowship sponsored by TNSCST, Chennai
  2. Best Teacher Award sponsored by PFGF, Mumbai
  3. Highest Blood donation Award for NSS unit sponsored by District Blood Donors Association, Thoothukudi District
  4. Best NSS Unit in the Coastal districts of Tamilnadu sponsored by GOMBERT
  5. Best Teacher Award sponsored by TANUVAS 

GUEST LECTURES :

  • Invited guest lecture was delivered in the National training programme in Ornamental Fish Culture conducted by Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneshwar, Orissa during January 2009.
  • Invited paper on colour development in ornamental fish was delivered in AQUARAMA 2013 at Singapore during June 1-2, 2013.
  • Invited lecture on Colour enhancement in ornamental fish was delivered in the International Seminar on Ornamental Fish Breeding, Farming and Trade organised by the State Department of Fisheries , Government of Kerala during26 – 27 January 2014 Kochi.
  • Invited lecture was delivered in the winter school entitled “Empowerment of Fish farmers and Entrepreneurship development” during 4th to 24th August 2014 organized at FRIC, Hebbal, Bengaluru. 

OTHERS 

  • Serving as a Member in Subsidy Committee at MPEDA for the southern districts of Tamilnadu.
  • Serving as examination committee member in KUFOS,Kochi and College of Fishery Science, Nellore
  • Serving as moderator in ASRB, New Delhi and TNPSC, Chennai
  • Serving as Reviewer for CRC Press publications and Elsevier Publications 

Technology Developed and Transferred: 

Name of the Technology

Year

Beneficiary

Utility

1.Natural colour enhancer for ornamental fishes

2016

Ornamental fish farmers

Colour development using natural colour enhancers

2.Herbal product for the production of disease resistant ornamental fishes

2016

Ornamental fish farmers

Production of disease resistant ornamental fishes using herbal products