Scientific talks on various themes
|Talk by Dr. Kirsten Benkendorff on 20th December 2013|
The Tenth in the series was a very informative talk by Dr. Kirsten Benkendorff, Associate Professor, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia on the topic "Marine Bioprospecting and medicines from molluscs". The talk touched all aspects of mollusc biology and ecology right from biodiversity to value addition, trade and bioprespecting.
Dr. Kirsten Benkendorff
|Talk by Dr. Valeriy P. Vasil'kov on 19th December 2013|
The Ninth in the series was a talk by Dr. Valeriy P. Vasil'kov, Vladivostok State University, Russia on the topic "Computer-aided age estimation techniques using calcified structures in fish and aquatic animals". Dr. Vasil'kov presented methodologies for using computer software to estimate age of the fish from otolith rings.
Dr. Valeriy P. Vasilkov
|Talk by Dr. Neelakanteswar Aluru on 7th September 2012 |
The eighth in the series was a talk by Dr. Neelakanteswar Aluru, Asst. Scientist, Biology Dept., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods Hole, USA on the topic “Environmental biology of fishes: An epigenetic perspective”
|Talk by Dr. Usha Varanasi on 24th January 2012|
The seventh in the series was a talk by Dr. Usha Varanasi, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at University of Washington College of the Environment and Former Director, National Marine Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center,USA on the topic “Fisheries management in USA and Impacts of contaminants on Marine resources and ecosystems”
Dr. Usha Varanasi
|Talk by Dr. Barry Russell 04th November 2011|
The sixth in the series was a talk by Dr. Barry Russell of Australia, Member of IUCN Specialist group on Groupers & Wrasses on the topic “Extinction risk of global groupers and wrasses”
|Talk by Dr. (Prof.) T. J. Pandian on 09th June 2011|
The fifth in the series was a talk by Dr. (Prof.) T. J. Pandian - Emeritus Professor, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
on the topic “Stem cells and gonial cells of fishes”
Dr. (Prof.) T. J. Pandian
|Talk by Dr. T Subramoniam 19th May 2011|
The fourth in the series was a talk by Dr. T Subramoniam, INSA Honorary Scientist at NIOT, Chennai and Former Professor and Head of the Dept. of Zoology, Madras University, Chennai on the topic “Mechanism and control of reproduction in crustaceans”
Dr. T Subramoniam
|Talk by Dr. Greg Smith on 14th January 2009|
The third in the series was a talk by Dr. Greg Smith on the topic “The status of spiny lobster propagation research in Australia, with focus on recent developments”. Dr. Greg Smith is a Research Scientist at Australian Institute of Marine Sciences (AIMS). Australia with over 20 years experience in larval culture of penaeid shrimps Macrobrachium and Spiny Lobsters. Dr. Greg Smith explained in detail the setting up of an effective water treatment system which is the strong point for successful breeding of lobsters. Different steps in the culture system with small video clippings of how Vibrio infection could affect larvae were also presented.
|Dr. Greg Smith |
Australian Institute of
Marine Sciences (AIMS)
|Talk by Dr. Stewart Frusher 30th December 2009|
The second in the series was a talk by Dr. Stewart Frusher, Associate Professor at Tasmanian Aquaculture & Fisheries Institute (TAFI), Australia on the topic “Climate Change and South Eastern Australian Fisheries”. Effects of the changes in the climate on the Australian Fisheries were highlighted. The talk also threw light on the possible changes which might occur to any tropical fish stock in view of the climate change.
|Dr. Stewart Frusher |
Theme Leader, Climate Change
Marine Research Laboratories
Tasmanian Aquaculture &
Fisheries Institute University of Tasmania
|Talk by Dr. Clyde MacKenzie on 8th December 2009|
The first Special Talk was by Dr. Clyde MacKenzie Jr. on the topic “The causes of declines in estuarine mollusks and oceanic finfish in North Eastern United States”. Dr. Clyde MacKenzie is a Shellfish Biologist with James J Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, Northeast Fisheries Sciences Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Marine Fisheries Service, New Jersey, USA. His talk dealt in detail about the historic development of mollusc fishery and oceanic finfish in the Bay and its present status. The talk was followed by detailed discussion.
|Dr. Clyde MacKenzie Jr |
James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory,
Northeast Fisheries Sciences Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
National Marine Fisheries Service
New Jersey, USA