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Dr.Manas H.M.

Tel: +91-891-2543793, 263779 Extn-225; Cell: 
Focus of Research:

  • Fisheries resource management and conservation
  • Fishery biology and stock assessment of fishes
  • Fish Taxonomy

Background: I completed my Bachelor of Fisheries Science from College of Fisheries, Mangalore and there after Master of Fisheries Sciences (Fisheries Resource Management) and Ph. D in Fisheries Resource Management from Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, during which I worked on micro algae and seaweeds. Presently working on biology and fishery of pelagic resources of the Indian EEZ, for their sustainable exploitation and resource management. Other research interests include; finfish taxonomy and seaweeds.
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Fisheries Resource Management at Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai.
  • Master of Fisheries Sciences (Fisheries Resource Management), Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai.
  • Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences, College of Fisheries, Mangalore
Current Research Projects



Funded By


Resource Assessment and Management Framework for Sustainable Marine Fisheries of Andhra Pradesh



National Fishery Management Framework for Large Pelagic Resources



Resource Assessment and Management Framework for sustaining Marine Fisheries of the Fishery of Lakshadweep


Awards & Recognitions:

  • “Young Scientist Award” for the year 2019 by Kalash Research and Welfare Society, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India,
  • Associate Editor and Executive Member of Journal of Fisheries and Life Sciences
  • Awarded Institutional Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. & M.F.Sc at Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai.
  • Recognized as External Examiner and Paper setter of ‘West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences’ and ‘Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir Shalimar, Srinagar for fisheries courses



Best 5 Publications:

1.    Manas, H.M., Deshmukhe, G., Venkateshwarlu, G., Chakraborty, S.K. and Jaiswar, A.K., 2015. Morphological comparison of different Caulerpa JV Lamouroux species along Maharashtra and Gujarat coast, India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44, p.5.

2.    H. M. Manas, G. Deshmukhe, G. Venkateshwarlu, A. K. Jaiswar, Indira Divipala and G. M. Siddaiah. 2017. Nutritional profile of some important Caulerpa J.V. Lamouroux species along Maharashtra and Gujarat coast, India. Journal of fisheries and Life Sciences, Vol 2(1), 30-34.

3.    Kumari, K., Munivenkatappa, M.H., Sinha, A., Borah, S. and Das, B.K., 2019. Barilius torsai (Teleostei: Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae), a new freshwater fish from the Brahmaputra drainage, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 11(14), pp.14808-14815.

4.    Kavita, Kumari,, Manas, H.M., Archana, S., Satish, K.K., Soma, D.S., Simanku, B., Raju, B, Bijay, K.B. and Das, B.K., 2019. Genetic differentiation and phylogenetic relationship of 11 Asian Sisorinae genera (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) with new record of Pseudolaguvia foveolata. Mitochondrial DNA Part A, Vol.31(1), pp 35-41

5.    Sarkar, S.D., Sahoo, A.K., Gogoi, P., Raman, R.K., Munivenkatappa, M.H., Kumari, K., Mohanty, B.P. and Das, B.K., 2019. Phytoplankton biomass in relation to flow dynamics: the case of a tropical river Mahanadi, India. Tropical Ecology, pp.1-10

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