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Fish Health Management Division
- DIVISIONAL OBJECTIVES
- To conduct basic, strategic and applied research on freshwater fish diseases, their diagnosis & control
- To enhance aquaculture productivity through application of environment friendly microorganisms
- To provide training and consultancy service on fish health management in aquaculture
|1||Dr. S.S. Mishra||Principal Scientist & Head|
|2||Dr. P. Swain||Principal Scientist & National Fellow|
|3||Dr. P.K. Sahoo||Principal Scientist & National Fellow|
|4||Dr. S. Mohanty||Principal Scientist|
|5||Dr. M. Samanta||Principal scientist|
|6||Mr. Rakesh Das||Scientist|
|7||Mrs. Pushpa Choudhary||Scientist|
|8||Ms. Farhana Hoque||Scientist|
|11||Satya Narayan Sahoo||Scientist|
|12||Sh. Basudev Routray||SSS|
|13||Sh. Bhikari Charan Bhoi||SSS|
|14||Sh. Pravat Kumar Mohapatra||SSS|
- Bacteriology Lab.
- Immunodiagnostics lab.
- Molecular Diagnostics Lab.
- Environmental Microbiology Lab
- Pathology Lab.
- Immunology Lab.
- Mycology & Parasitology lab.
- Probiotics lab.
- Histopathology Lab.
- Cell Culture Lab.
IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES OF THE DIVISION:
Monitoring national fish disease outbreaks and serological screening of diseases
Development of vaccine using molecular techniques
Molecular characterization of important bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi
Application of probiotics in aquaculture
Immunity and immunomodulation in fish
Maternal immunity in craps and their role in seed survival
Standardization of cell culture of Carps
Repository of pathogenic bacteria and immuno diagnostic reagents
Isolation and characterization of bacteria associated with nutrient cycles and
Biodiversity and identification of microorganisms important to aquaculture
Nanotechnology in aquaculture
BRIEF RESEARCH ACHIEVEMENTS:
Molecular diagnostics for Koi Herpes Virus (KHV), Spring Vireamia of Carp (SVC) developed
A. hydrophila Sub-unit vaccine using OMP-C & ABC transporter binding protein developed and now under trial in carps
Recombinant DNA Vaccine against Edwardsiella tarda : under trial.
The recombinant RdRp protein of prawn Noda Virus (MrNV): anti-vial & immunostimulant in M. rosenbergii
Dot-ELISA & Spot agglutination kit for Edwardsiellosis, Aeromoniasis and Bacterial gill disease of Indian major
Synthesized Nano-particles viz. FeO, MgO, CuO, ZnO, Se, Al, Au, Ag and Ag-TiO2 : Antimicrobial, immunomodulatory, growth promoting and water remediating activities evaluated.
Role of TRLs in innate immunity in divergent fish species studied
Allele mining of bacterial hsp60 & hsp70 genes and genotyping of bacterial isolates being carried out.
Lactic acid bacteria used as Probiotics in IMC found effective
Effect of abiotic stressors on the physiological responses of Catla catla, Channa striatus and Clarias batrachus, are being studied
CIFAX : Prevents and cures ulcerative diseases of freshwater fishes.
CIFACURE: For bacterial and fungal diseases of ornamental fish.
Immunoboost-C : Improves brood fish health and seed survival in carps.
Male-specific protein of Labeo rohita Ham. – A
key for sex differentiation and brood stock management.(P. Swain et al.,)
(Patent No. 252072, Date 24.04.2012)
A Method of producing antibacterial extracts from freshwater algae, B.K.Das et al.,
Application No. 749/KOL/2011.
A process for differential sero-diagnosis of Gram-negative bacterial infections (P. Swain et al., Patent application No. 1403/DEL/2003 dated 12/11/2003)
A Competitive ELISA for diagnosis of microbial infections in Indian major carps. (P. Swain et al., Patent application No. 1402/DEL/2003 dated 12/11/2003)
Method for identification and differentiation of Argulus siamensis and A. japonicus, (P.K. Sahoo et al., Patent application no. 1108/KOL/2013 dated 26.09.2013).
Publications of the Division
Credits to the Division
International research publications : 153
National : 187
Seminars, Symposia and Workshops: 17
National level trainings conducted : 27
Popular articles : 51
Scientific Books : 04
Training manuals : 19
Technologies commercialized : 03
Patents filed : 04
National Awards : 09
DBT Overseas Fellowships : 02
BOYSCAST (DST) Fellowship: 01
Japanese Fellowship : 01
ICAR National Fellowships : 02
Consultancy and Advisory Services
For, Various State Govt. Fisheries Departments
Private aqua culturists