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

Dr. S. David Kingston

Designation

:

Professor and Head

Field of Specialization

:

Fisheries Biology and Resource Management

Address

:

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

Telephone

Mobile

:

:

+91 +91 461 2340554

9443446923

E-mail

:

davidkingstonin@yahoo.co.in

Experience (in years): 29 years

Current projects: 

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1.

Assessment of fishing pattern and fishing pressure in Gulf of Mannar coast.

2017-2018

Co-principal Investigator

21.00

NAFCC Project.

Completed Projects :

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in lakh Rs.)

Funding Agency

1.

Creation of infrastructure facilities in the Veterinary University Training and Research Centre(Fisheries), Parakkai,

Kanyakumari District.

2003

Principal Investigator

4.00

DRDA, Nagercoil

2.

Training on value added fish products for Tsunami affected fisherwomen of Kanyakumari  District of Tamilnadu.

2007

to

2010

Principal Investigator

10.60

DBT, New Delhi.

3.

Empowerment of SC & ST population of Kanyakumari District through adoption of Ornamental fish culture practices.

2012

 to

2015

Principal Investigator

13.23

DBT, New Delhi.

4.

Mass breeding and production of ornamental fishes and major carp seeds.

2013

 to

2015

Principal Investigator

111.80

NADP, New Delhi

Research Publication:

  1. Karuppasamy, K., David Kingston, P. Jawahar, V. K. Venkataramani, V. Vidhya and P.Sri Dattatreya, 2017. Length-weight relationship of Lethrinuslentjan and Nemipterusbipunctatus (Valenciennes, 1830) from Wadge bank, South India. J. Exp. Zool. India. . 20(1): 1, pp. 539-542. NAAS: 5.51 
  2. K., S.DavidKingston., P.Jawahar., L.Ranjith., A. Kathirvelpandian and S.Aanand 2016. ‘’New record of Starry flying gurnard, Dactyloptenapeterseni(Scorpaeniformes : Dactylopteridae) from Wadge Bank, Southwest coast of India‘’.National Academy Science Letters(Accepted for publication). NAAS 6.23. 
  3. Pratheek., S. David Kingston, T. Francis. 2016. Ecobiology and environmental features of a stream near Pechipparai, Kanyakumari District. India Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 45: 513-517.NAAS:4.42.

Honours and Awards :

  1. Best presentation award during the “POTCOM” seminar 2010 held at Lakshmipuram College, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari
  2. The “Fisheries Training Research Centre stall” displayed at “Kumari Expo” 2015 bagged best stall prize during 2015.