Dr.P.K.AsokanTel: 0495-2377870; Cell:
- Cephalopod fisheries
- Bivalve mariculture
Studied Mariculture at CAS in Mariculture at CMFRI, Kochi in 1981 and PhD in Cephalopod biology in 2000. I am working in CMFRI since 1986 on molluscan fisheries and mariculture. I am currently the scientist-in-Charge of Calicut research centre of CMFRI. I have worked on the culture an popularization of mussel farming in Malabar area. I have interest in the biology and fishery of cephalopods and bivalves.
- PhD 2000 University of Calicut
- MSc 1982 Mariculture, Cochin University
- BSc 1980 Zoology, University of Calicut
- AIHS 1977 Air Force Central School, Agra
|1||Sustainable molluscanmariculture practices||CMFRI|
|2||Development of Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) for the bivalve fisheries of India||CMFRI|
|3||Development of fishery management plans for sustainable marine fisheries of Kerala and Lakshadweep||CMFRI|
|4||National Surveillance Programme for Aquatic Animal Diseases(NSPAAD)||NFDB|
- 2011 TVR Pillay Aquaculture Award for outstanding aquaculture research and extension
1.Krishnakumar, P K and Asokan, P K and Pillai, V K (1990) Physiological and cellular responses to copper and mercury in the green mussel Perna viridis (Linnaeus). Aquatic Toxicology, 18 (3). pp. 163-173.
2.Asokan, P K and Kakati, V S (1991) Embryonic development and hatching of Loligo duvaucelii Orbigny (Loliginidae, Cephalopoda) in the laboratory. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 38 (4). pp. 201-206.
3.Krishnakumar, P K and Sasikumar, Geetha and Bhat, G S and Asokan, P K (2006) Biomarkers of environmental contaminants in field population of green mussel (Perna viridis) from Karnataka-Kerala coast (South West coast of India).Ecotoxicology, 15 . pp. 347-352.
4.Zacharia, P U and Mohamed, K S and Sathianandan, T V and Asokan, P K and Krishnakumar, P K and Abdurahiman, K Pand Durgekar, N Raveendra and Shettigar, Veena (2011) Alpha, beta and gamma diversity of fished marine taxa along the southwest coast of India during 1970-2005. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 53 (1). pp. 21-26.
5.Sanil, N K and Asokan, P K and John , Lijo and Vijayan, K K (2011) Pathological manifestations of the acanthocephalan parasite, Tenuiproboscis sp. in the mangrove red snapper (Lutjanus argentimaculatus) (Forsskål, 1775), a candidate species for aquaculture from Southern India. Aquaculture, 310 (3-4). pp. 259-266.