Dr.V.KripaTel: +91 484 2394867; Cell:
- Ecosystem Services and Critical Habitats
- Climate change and fisheries
- Bivalve mariculture
Have taken a masters degree in Mariculture from CMFRI in 1984 and joined CMFRI as a scientist in 1986 was posted in Molluscan Fisheries Division at Head quarters. Subsequently got a CSIR fellowship in 1994. Was shifted to Mariculture Division in 2004. Have served at Calicut and Tuticorin RCs of CMFRI. Am currently heading the Fisheries Environment Management Division. In bivalve mariculture, have contributed to refining several technical processes, its commercialization and women empowerment. Have interests in evaluating the ecosystem services, reversing environment degradation and in blue carbon estimates and modeling its impacts.
- PhD 1998 Cochin University of Science & Technology
- MSc 1984 Marine Biology, CUSAT
- BSc 1982 Zoology, University of Kerala
|1||Pollution and Litter in the Coastal and Marine Ecosystem and their Impact||CMFRI|
|2||Ecosystem process of critical marine habitats and development of protocols for restoration||CMFRI|
|3||Sustainable molluscan mariculture practices CMFRI||CMFRI|
|4||National Initiative in Climate Resilient Agriculture||ICAR|
|5||Commercial viability of black pearl production in the A&N Islands and Conservation mariculture of ETP gastropods||MoES|
|6||Eco-biological investigations on major pelagic fishes and ecological modeling of the epipelagic habitat off Kerala and Lakshadweep||MoES|
|7||Towards developing models for prediction of recruitment success in major Indian marine fish stocks||MoES|
- 2002 - National - Rajya Bhasha Award- under non Hindi speaking category –from MoHA
- 2007- International –Work on Gender mainstreaming in Fisheries -from Asian Fisheries Society-
- 2011 TVR Pillay Aquaculture Award for outstanding aquaculture research and extension
- 2012 and 2013 National Science Popularization awards - Vigyan Prasar Award -for two documentaries (oyster farming; ocean or plocean? respectively)
- Member, Academic Council of Kerala University for Fisheries and Ocean Studies
1. Kripa, V and Surendranath, V G (2008) Social impact and women empowerment through mussel farming in Kerala, India. Development, 51 . pp. 199-204.
2. Kripa, V, Mohamed, K S, Prema, D, Mohan, Anjana and Abhilash, K S (2014) Persistent occurrence of potential fishing zones in the southeastern Arabian Sea. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 43 (5). pp. 737-745.
3. Kripa, V, Abraham, K J, Libini, C L, Velayudhan, T S, Radhakrishnan, P, Mohamed, K S and Mohan Joseph, M (2008) Production of Designer Mabe Pearls in the Black-lipped Pearl Oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, and the Winged Pearl Oyster, Pteria penguin, from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society, 39 (1). pp. 131-137.
4. Mohamed, K S , Sathianandan, T V, Kripa, V and Zacharia, P U (2013) Puffer fish menace in Kerala: a case of decline in predatory control in the southeastern Arabian Sea. Current Science, 104 (4). pp. 426-429.
5. Jugnu, R and Kripa, V (2009) Effect of Chattonella marina [(Subrahmanyan)Hara et Chihara 1982] bloom on the coastal fishery resources along Kerala coast, India. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 38 (1). pp. 77-88.
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