Riverine and Estuarine Fisheries Division

This division stationed at Barrackpore, presently works on the Hooghly-Maltah and Narmada Estuarine systems. biotic and abiotic features of estuarine tributaries and mangroves of Sunderban region are also being studied. Research on biology and migratory behaviour of hilsa is being conducted. It is also undertaking study on genetic characteristics of hilsa from different stretches to know its population structure.

Ongoing Projects

Project Code Project title Scientific Staff Technical staff
REF/17- 20/07 Habitat characterization, fisheries and socioeconomics of rivers Cauvery, Tapti, Siang and Chaliyar V. R. Suresh B. K. Bhattacharjya, S. K. Das, Feroz Khan, R. K. Manna, Aparna Roy, C. M. Roshith, T. T. Paul, Manas. H. M, KavitaKumari, Raju Baitha, Suhas Prakash Kamble, T. N. Chanu, W. AnandMeetei, SibinaMol S., Vaishak G., AjoySaha, Satish K. Koushlesh, Simanku Borah, N. Samarendra Singh, Shravan Kumar Sharma, PranabGogoi, S. K. Sahu R.C. Mandi, C.N. Mukherjee, A. Sengupta, D. Saha, A.R. Chowdhury, SubhenduMondal, K.K. Sarma, A. Kakati, ME Vijaykumar, S. Manoharan, U. Unnithan, R.K. Sah, J.K. Solanki
REF/17- 20/08 Exploration of canal resources of Punjab and Sundarbans (WB) for fisheries development A. Sinha,Aparna Roy, PranabGogoi, Manas H.M., Mitesh H. Ramteke, Tasso Tayung, S.K. Das ArunavaMitra, C. N. Mukherjee, DebashishSaha, AbhijitaSengupta, SubhenduMondal, SanjoyBhowmick
REF/17- 20/09 Investigation on environmental flows in River Kathajodi, Siang and Tamas tributary of River Ganga A. K. Sahoo B. K. Bhattacharjya, S. K. Das, Roshith C.M., D. N. Jha, Sravan K. Sharma, S. Koushlesh, P. Gogoi, R. K. Raman, SCS Das, Simanku Borah, AK Yadav, W. AnandMeetei, Vaishakh G AR Chowdhuri, D. Saha, AbhijitaSengupta
REF/17- 20/10 Impact of major tributaries and wetlands on biodiversity and ecological function of river Ganga R. S. Shrivastava D.N. Jha, A Alam, Rahul Das, J Kumar, S.C.S. Das, Venkatesh R Thakur S. K. Srivastava, K. Srivastava, V. Kumar