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

Dr. N. Felix

Designation

:

Director i/c

Address

:

Directorate of Fisheries Technology,Training and Incubation Centre-Aquaculture, TNFU Madhavaram Campus
Madhavaram Milk Colony
Chennai
Tamilnadu - 600051

Telephone

Mobile

:

:

044 25556750

9443688174

E-mail

:

nfelix345@gmail.com, n.felix@tnfu.ac.in

Experience (in years): 26 years

Current projects 

Sl.

No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs lakh)

Funding Agency

1

 

Development of cost efficient feeds for enhancing freshwater fish production

2016-17

N.Felix

A.Uma

J.Jamila Thangarani

P.Chidambaram

199.00

NADP

2

NMPS (NADP) Reservoir Fisheries Development Cage Culture (Poondi Reservoir)

2011-12

 

334.00

 

3

NADP - Cage Culture of Fishes in Inland Water Bodies (Kolavai Lake)

 

2007-08

N.Felix

(Scheme i/c)

52.50

NADP

4

NADP – Subsidy assistance (50%) to fishermen to Equip Small Fishing Craft for Tuna long line Fishing (Manual Reel)

 

2009-10

N.Felix

(Scheme i/c)

35.35

NADP

5

NADP-Subsidy assistance to Equip Small Fishing Craft for Tuna long line (Boat & Training)

2009-10

N.Felix

(Scheme i/c)

85.81

NADP

Completed projects: 

Sl.

No.

Name of the Research Scheme

Principal/Co-Principal Investigator

Funding agency

Duration

Amount

(Rs.in lakh)

1

Biological Efficiency of Two Different Methionine Sources for Pacific White Shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei

Principal Investigator

EVONIK, Singapore

(Foreign project)

01.02.2014 to 31.01.2015

1 year

7.76

2

Development of low cost feeds for fish production demonstration in farm ponds and cages in Tamil Nadu

Principal Investigator

TN-IAMWARM

 

01.05.2014 to 30.04.2015

1 year

5.70

3

An Export Oriented Marine value chain for farmed seafood production using Cobia (Rachycentron canadum) through Rural Entrepreneurship

 

Principal Investigator

World Bank funded project through ICAR-NAIP, New Delhi

05.12.2008

to

31.03.2013

(5 years and 1 month)

 

Total cost-294.20

FCRI-170.68

 

4

Effect of colour enhancers on the pigmentation of tiger shrimp

Principal Investigator

Dumas, Denmark

(Foreign project)

29.03.2004

to

14.12.2004

(9 months)

US$4772

5

Studies on the influence of natural products as growth and immunity enhancers in tiger shrimp and tilapia

Principal Investigator

Nor – feed, Denmark

(Foreign project)

01.09.2003

To

31.03.2006

( 2 years 7 months)

US$5664

6

Experiential Learning in Freshwater Aqua farming

Co-Principal Investigator

ICAR

01.06.2012 to 31.05.2013

1 year

30.00

7

Establishment of Fisheries Rural Bioresource Complex in the SC/ST villages of Thoothukudi district of Tamilnadu

Co-Principal Investigator

DBT

08.04.2008

to

31.03.2011

(3 years)

 

38.26

8

Development of technologies for hatchery production of marine gatropods and ornamental fishes at Lashadweep and Gulf of Mannar Islands – Sea ranching and technology transfer to coastal and Island communities

Co-Principal Investigator

CMLRE – MES,GOI,

New Delhi.

31.03,2008

to

31.03.2012

(4 years)

52.51

9

Seed production in agricultural crops and fisheries

Co-Principal Investigator

ICAR

14.03.2006

 to

31.07.2011

(5 years ,4 months)

89.62

10

Shrimp and Fish Health Management

Co-Principal Investigator

ICAR-NATP, New Delhi

01.11.1999

to

30.11.2004

(5 years)

 23.50

Research publications : 

  • Felix,N.,M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan, C.J.W.Kirubakaran and M.Rosalind George,2014. Dietary administration of stable vitamin C enhances growth and disease resistance of postlarvae of tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon against Vibrio anguillarum.Aqua.Trop. 29(1):1-8 
  • Felix, N., Kalaivani, U. Bala Murugan and K. Rajaram.2014.Replacement of fish meal in cobia (Rachycentroncanadum) diet with squid waste and squid waste silage, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1(5): 256-260 
  • Felix,N and R.Alan Brindo.2014.Effects of raw and fermented seaweed, Padina tetrastomatica on the growth and food conversion of giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1 (4): 108-113 
  • Felix,N and R.Alan Brindo.2014.Evaluation of raw and fermented seaweed, Ulva lactuca as feed ingredient in giant freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies, 1 (3): 199-204 
  • Felix, N.,U. Bala Murugan, K. Rajaram.2013.Efficacy of phenoxyethanol and clove oil as anaesthetics in marine finfish cobia, Rachycentron canadum, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 1 (1): 46-49
  • Felix, N, M.J.Prince Jeyaseelan., C.John Wesly Kirubakaran, 2008. Growth improvement and enhanced disease resistance against Vibrio alginolyticus using ß glucan as a dietary supplement for Penaeus monodon. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 55(3):247-250.
  • Felix .N. Aunto Princy Vyla M.J. Prince Jeyaseelan, 2006. Botanical additives enhances growth and Disease resistant in tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon, World Aquaculture, World Aquaculture Society 37(2):16-17.
  • Felix, N. and M.J. Prince Jeyaseelan, 2006. Effects of different protein diets on the growth and food conversion ratio of postlarvae of freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii in nursery rearing.  Indian Journal of Fisheries; 53(2): 175-180.
  • Felix, N. and J. Prince Jeyaseelan, 2005.   Influence of dietary lipid to carbohydrate ratios on the growth and food conversion of postlarvae of Macrobrachium rosenbergii (de Man).  Indian Journal of Fisheries; 52(1):55-60.
  • Felix, N and M. Sudharsan, 2004. Effect of glycine betaine, feed attractant affecting growth and feed conversion of juvenile freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii. Aquaculture Nutrition, 10(3): 193-198.

Honours and Awards (Including patents) 

Name of the award

Year

Award given by (Organization)

Award given for

State

Best paper Award

2015

Tamil Agri Society

Presentation of paper

University

Appreciation Award

Best Teacher Award

Best paper award

Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation

Certificate of Appreciation

 

2016

2012

2012

2013

2013

2006

 

TNFU

TANUVAS

M.S.University

TANUVAS

TANUVAS

TANUVAS

 

For contribution of technologies

Best teacher in Fisheries Faculty

For presentation of theme paper

Technology development

Technology development

Technology development

Society

Best Researcher Award

2014

Malarum Velanmai

For best research work

Others

International Training Fellowship

International travel grant

International travel grant

International travel grant

Young Scientist Fellowship

ICAR Junior Fellowship

 

 

 

2010

2008

2006

2004

2001

1989

NAIP-ICAR

DST

TNSCST

NACA

TNSCST

ICAR

 

 Attend training in Vietnam

International conference-China

International conference-Malaysia

International conference-Thailand

Attend National training

To pursue M.F.Sc