Indian Council of Agricultural Research
CENTRAL MARINE FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

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Shri.Akhilesh K. V.,

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Email: akhikv@gmail.com,  
Role:Scientist
Focus of Research:

Fish Taxonomy

Fishery biology and stock assessment of marine fishes.

Elasmobranch resources – taxonomy and fishery biology

Fisheries resource management and conservation

Background:

Completed Masters in Marine Biology and Ph. D in Marine Science (CUSAT, Kerala) on the research topic Deep-sea elasmobranchs. Present research focus is on understanding the diversity, fishery and biology of elasmobranchs in the Indian EEZ, their sustainable management and conservation. Other research interests are; taxonomy, biogeography, fisheries resource assessment, ecology, conservation biology and management of demersal fishery resources.

Education:

Ph.D (2015)    Marine Science, Cochin University of Science and Technology, INDIA

M.Sc (2007)   Marine Biology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, INDIA

B.Sc  (2005)   Zoology, Calicut University, INDIA

Current Research ProjectsAssessment of elasmobranch resources in the Indian seas -ICAR-CMFRI Development of fishery management plans for sustaining marine fisheries of Maharashtra  -ICAR- CMFRI Outreach activity on fish genetic stocks- ICAR- CMFRI
Awards & Recognitions:

NUFFIC  International Fellowship, Wageningen International, Netherlands. 2011   

Member, IUCN Shark Specialist Group 

Publications:

eprints@cmfri

Best 5 Publications:

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