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Role:Principal Scientist
Focus of Research:
  • Estimation of Marine Fish landings
  • Modeling in Fisheries 

I completed my Master’s Degree in Agricultural Statistics in 1996 and Doctorate in 2009. From 1998 to until 2001, I worked in the area of non-linear statistical modeling of biological phenomena under the Division of Biometrics at Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute. Afterwards, I have joined CMFRI, Kochi. Presently I am working in Fishery Resources Assessment Division of CMFRI, focusing mainly on monitoring and assessment of marine fish landings along the Indian coastline. 

  • PhD  2009  Statistics, Kannur University, Kerala
  • MSc  1996  Agricultural Statistics, Kerala Agricultural University
  • BSc   1993  Mathematics, Calicut University, Kerala  
Current Research Projects
No Title Funded By
1 GIS based management advisory support information system for the marine fisheries sector CMFRI
2 Remote sensing assisted biodynamic forecasting paradigm for Indian marine fishery resources CMFRI
3 Development of fishery management plans for sustaining marine fisheries of Karnataka and Goa CMFRI
4 Development of strategies to sustain the stock and fishery of large pelagics in Indian waters Indian marine fish stocks CMFRI
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Best 5 Publications:

1. Mini, K. G. and Kuriakose, Somy and Ammini, P. L. and Augustine, Sindhu K. (2013) Evaluation of multispecies marine fishery in West Bengal, India using diversity indices. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60 (2). pp. 43-47.
2. Sathianandan, T. V. and Jayasankar, J. and Kuriakose, Somy and Mini, K. G. and Mathew, Wilson T (2011) Indian marine fishery resources: optimistic present, challenging future. Indian Journal of Fisheries, 58 (4). pp. 1-15.
3. Mini, K. G. and Kumaran, M. and Jayasankar, J. (2009) On use of post-stratification for estimating the marine fish landings.Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 38 (4). pp. 464-469.
4. Kumaran, M. and Mini, K. G. (2008) Estimation of variance components in the marine fish landings data by the method of nested analysis. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 50 (2). pp. 139-148.
5. Srinath, M. and Kuriakose, Somy and Mini, K. G. (2005) Methodology for the Estimation of Marine Fish Landings in India.CMFRI Special Publication, 86 . pp. 1-57

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