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

Mr. R. Durairaja

Designation

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Assistant Professor

Field of Specialization

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Fisheries Biology and Resource Management

Address

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Dept. of Fisheries Resource Management, Fisheries College and Research Institute
Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Ponneri
Tiruvallur
Tamilnadu - 601204

Telephone

Mobile

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+91 044-27971557

8438392033

E-mail

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durairaja@tnfu.ac.in

Experience (in years): Two and half years

Current projects:  

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Reproductive biology of the spotted scat Scatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) from Tiruvallur and Chennai coast

2017

PI

Rs.30,000

TNFU, Nagapattinam

Completed projects: 

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

Biology of Mullet from Pulicat lake, Chennai

2016

PI

Nil

TNFU, Nagapattinam

Submitted projects: 

Sl.No.

Title of the Project

Year

PI & Co- PI

of the Project

Funds

(in Rs)

Funding Agency

1

“Integrated Small Scale Eco-friendly   Aquageoponics” (ISEA) system for restoration of aquatic biodiversity at Madhavaram lake, Tamil Nadu

2016

Co-PI

Million US$  Micro (≤10)

Green Climate Fund 2017 – 18

Research publications: 

  1. Durairaja and P. Jawahar (2014). Growth compensation in CLARIAS BATRACHUS (LINNAEUS) FOLLOWING FEED RESTRICTION AND DEPRIVATION PROTOCOLS. J. Exp. Zool. India Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 443-450.
  2. Durairaja R, Santhakumar R and Balasundari S (2015). Perception of small scale fishermen’s problem in small scale sector in Thoothukudi coastal district. Published in Proceedings of Tamil Nadu Agri. Scientific Society, New Delhi. Published 2015 by Laser park publication house, Coimbatore, p 215 – 221.
  3. Rajakishore M and Durairaja R (2016). Teach a woman to fish: encountering empowerment in community fish farming in Eastern India. Earthscan from Routledge, Taylor & Francis group, PP 96 – 113.
  4. Lakshme Gayathre V, Felix S and Durairaja R (2016). Carapace Width –Weight Relationship of Mud Crab Scylla Serrata (Forskal, 1775) Collected From Pulicat Lake, Tamilnadu, India. International Journal of Applied Sciences, 05, Issue 01 (2016), pp 18 – 21.
  5. Selvaraj S, Felix S, Samuel Moses TLS and Durairaja R (2017). Preliminary report on minimum size at first maturity in Pulicut lake pearl spot (Etroplus suratensis), Tamil Nadu, India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2017; 5(1): 314-318.
  6. Durairaja, R, Das, S.K., Jawahar, P, and Nagesh, T (2017). Growth compensation in Clarias batrachus following food restriction and food deprivation protocol. Published in Proceedings of Tamil Nadu Agri. Scientific Society, New Delhi. Published 2017 by Laser park publication house, Coimbatore.

Honours and Awards:

  • Recipient of ICAR – JRF (2003 - 05) and ICAR – SRF (PGS) (2012 - 15) for pursuing Higher studies in AUs
  • Recipient of second prize for best seminar presentation under student project scheme by TNSCST