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

Dr. A. Gopalakannan

Designation

:

Assistant Professor

Field of Specialization

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Fisheries Biotechnology

Address

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Fisheries College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University Ponneri
Thiruvallur
Tamil Nadu - 601201

Telephone

Mobile

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+91 044 27971556

9841675808

E-mail

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agk8mrc2011@gmail.com

Current Projects

Sl.No.

Project Title

Role in the Project (PI / Co-PI)

Fund Outlay

Funding agency

1

Bio-secured microbial flocculent driven farming for domesticating ecofriendly and viable culture practices for vannamei shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei ) and milk fish (Chanos chanos ) in Tamil Nadu

Co-PI

44.39 L

Part II scheme
Govt of TamilNadu

Completed Projects

S. No.

Project Title

Role in the Project

Fund Outlay

Funding agency

Research Outcomes (Technology / Patent / Paper)

1

Environment friendly limited water exchange shrimp culture by biofloc technology, (Oct. 2011 - Oct. 2012).

PI

8.53
Lakhs

Part-II Scheme, Govt. of  Tamilnadu

-

2.

Shrimp seed production, (Jan. 2010- Dec. 2011).

Co-PI

 

44 Lakhs

ICAR, NewDelhi

-

3.

Setting up of cage culture unit for lobster fattening in the open sea under Institution Progressive farmer tie up method”, (Jan. 2011 onwards).

Co-PI

6.3 Lakhs

TANUVAS Revolving Fund

-

4

Dissemination of BMPs and Biofloc technology for enhancing SPF Litopenaeus vannamei shrimp production in TamilNadu, sponsored by (Jan.2011 onwards).

Co-PI

22.0 Lakhs

National  Agricultural Development Project, NewDelhi

 -

5

Establishment of Post-harvest centre in Fisheries,  Ponneri, Tiruvallur Districtponsored by (Jan.2012 to March 2014).

Co-PI

1.753 Lakhs

National  Agricultural Development Project, NewDelhi 

-

6

Culture of Tilapia fish in earthen ponds as forage fish for Crabs, at Pazhaverkadu.

Co-PI

3.0 Lakhs

Ennore port Trust, Chennai

-

7

Study on feasibility of mud crab farming as a livelihood activity for coastal women from coastal women from coastal panchayat of six districts of Tamilnadu affected by Tsunami.

Co-PI

5.0 Lakhs

International Funds for Agricultural Development (IFAD) assisted post psunami sustaninable livelihoods program (PTSLP), Guindy, Chennai.

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Recent Research Publication (Three):

  • Gopalakannan, A. and V. Arul,  2011. Inhibitory activity of probiotic Enterococcus faecium MC13 against Aeromonas hydrophila confers protection against hemorrhagic septicemia in common carp Cyprinus carpio. Aquaculture International 19: 973-985.
  • Gopalakannan, A. and V. Arul,  2010. Enhancement of the innate immune system and disease-resistant activity in Cyprinus carpio by oral administration of β-glucan and whole cell yeast Aquaculture Research 41, 884-892.
  • Jang, I.K., Gopalakannan, A. Suriakala, K., Kim, J.S., Kim, B.R., Cho, Y.R., Meng, X.H., and Seo, H.C. (2008). Real-time PCR quantification of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) and Hepatopancreatic parovirus (HPV) loads in shrimp and seawaters of shrimp ponds on the West Coast of South Korea. J. Fish. Sci. Technol. 11(4), 195-204.