Major research findings

  • Designed 30m Four seam Semi pelagic fish trawl for off bottom fish exploitation
  • ​Designed 28m Resource specific Anchovy trawl for anchovy fishery exploitation
  • Designed foldable fish trawls for reservoirs and fast flowing rivers
  • Designed 35mm diamond, square and T-90 cod ends  for juvenile fish exclusion
  • Designed JTED for juvenile cum trash exclusion
  • Treatment with pomegranate extract and a combination of EDTA and sodium citrate has significantly controlled melanosis development in Litopenaeus vannamei stored in ice for 12 days.
  • Developed protein concentrate from green mussel mince
  • Developed DHA fortified nutritional mix for children
  • Extracted shrimp flavor from shrimp head waste using corn flour as binding agent
  • Developed restructured nuggets using combination of green mussel and pangasius mince  
  • Developed shrimp analogue from tuna mince
  • Prepared and analysed the antioxidant properties and aminoacid composition of squilla protein hydrolysates
  • Developed seaweed incorporated noodles from Ulva reticulata
  • Developed a process for preparing edible fish powder from small sized fish.
  • Designed insulated fish bags for preserving quality of fish during retail vending.
  • Designed and fabricated CIFT-shrimp stretching mould for preparing stretched shrimp.
  • Designed and fabricated a food grade plastic mould for preparing shrimp analogue products
  • Developed palm impression technique; a simple tool to educated fish handlers on the importance of hygiene and cleanliness
  • V. cholerae belonging to the pathogenic O139 serogroup was isolated from freshwater fish, Catla catla procured from fish market in Visakhapatnam. This is the first report of detection of V. cholerae O139 from fish in Visakhapatnam.
  • V. parahaemolyticus strains isolated from marine and aquaculture sources and samples of farmed head-on L. vannamei were found negative for AHPNS/EMS strain.



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