Department of Fish Harvest and Processing Technology
Dr. A.K. Upadhyay
Professor & Head
Ph.D. (Fisheries Science)
Fisheries Science, Marine Biology, Fish Bio-chemistry & Fish Processing
05944-233317 (O), 9411159990 (M)
Research Area/ Area of Interest
Fish Bio-chemistry, Fisheries Resource Management for Marine Fisheries, Fish Processing and product development
Laboratory rearing of edible oyster Crosostrea cuculata larvae. Completed at College of Fisheries Ratnagiri. funded by Science and Technology cell Govt. of Maharashtra, duration from 1984-84, No. of scientists associated : Self as PI, approved cost Rs. 2.00 Lakhs.
Oxygen distribution along the Konkan Coast of Ratnagiri. Executed at College of Fisheries Ratnagiri., funded by Konkan Agriculture University , duration from 1983-86, No. of scientists associated Self as PI, approved cost Rs. 1.60 Lakhs.
Aquaculture and social environment of Tarai Region of Nainital and Udham Singh Nagar. by G.B.P.U. A. & T. Pantnagar at College of Fisheries Pantnagar.funded G.B.P.U. A. & T. Pantnagar, duration from 1991-94, No. of scientists associated Self as Co-PI, approved cost Rs. 1.00 Lakhs.
Evaluation of the performance of different diets on the growth of Indian Major Carps using key enzymes. Executed at College of Fisheries Pantnagar., funded by ICAR, duration from 2000-03, No. of scientists associated Self as -PI, approved cost Rs. 10.24 Lakhs.
Prawn culture in the Tarai region of Uttar Pradesh Executed at College of Fisheries Pantnagar, funded by ICAR New Delhi, duration from 2000-03, No. of scientists associated Self as Co-PI, approved cost Rs. 10.00 Lakhs.
Adoption of village of district Udham Singh Nagar for fisheries extension., funded by TAR/IVLP ICAR World Bank, duration from 2003-06, No. of scientists associated Self as PI, approved cost Rs. 26.00 Lakhs.
Establishment of Rural Bio-Resource Complex Scheme. Nodal Scientist; out of the total budget of 473 Lakh the funding for fisheries is 150 Lakh Nodal Scientist, funded by DBT New Delhi, duration from 2005-10, No. of scientists associated : Nodal Scientist of Rs. 150.00 Lakhs.
Fish Post Harvest, Processing and Value addition in fresh water fisheries. Under Experiential learning scheme of ICAR, funded by ICAR, duration from 2016-21, No. of scientists associated Self as PI, approved cost Rs. 85.60 Lakhs.
Selected Research Publications
Effect of environmental salinity on enzyme acid phosphates from Banana shrimp Peanuts merguinsis, Ind J. Exp. Biol. 24:2:14 -18pp, 1986, 24:2:14 -18ppNAAS Rating No. I 047
Effect of salinity on enzyme alkaline phosphates from Banana shrimp P. merguinsis, Ind J. Exp. Bio. 24:7:26 -29pp, 1986, 24:7:26 -29pp NASS Rating No. I 047.
Culture of crassostrea cuculata in laboratory conditions, Aust. J.Mar. Freshwater Res. 35:86-89, 1987, 35:86-89, NASS Rating No. A 218
The influence of environmental stress leading to aquatic pollution, kinds of pollution and effect on biomass, Ind. J. Ecol. 20:2:47-51, 1994, 20:2:47-51, NASS Rating No. I 041.
Estimation of microbial flora in mince meat collected from Nandus nandus, Channa marulius and Puntius sarana during six months storage at -200 C, African J. of Microbiology Research. 7(28) pp. 3704-3710, 2013, 7(28) pp. 3704-3710, A 051
Fish culture practices: Name of the publisher: National Scientific Publisher, Institutions where referred for study: Fish Farmers of UP & Bihar and different States.
Text Book of Marine Fisheries (World Oceans and India in perspective) : Name of the publisher Biotech Books Publishers and Sellers, 4762-63, Ansari Road, Darya Ganj, Delhi – 110 002, Institutions where referred for study: All College of Fisheries across the Country
Hand Book of Fishing Gears & Fishing Techniques: Name of the publisher: National skill Development Board of India, Institutions where referred for study: Active fisherman of coastal and Inland waters of India
Text book of Marine biology: Name of the publisher: Oxford IBH in Press, Institutions where referred for study: All College of Fisheries across the Country
National Fellow by Zoological Society of India in 2007 - Citation
Best Teacher Award by Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum (PFGF) in 2007 - Citation
Best Eminent Scientist Award with Gold Medal by Zoological Society of India in 2005 - Gold Medal & Citation
Vijay Ratan Award by India International Friendship Society in 2005 - Citation
Recognition Award of outstanding faculty staff by G.B. Pant Univ. of Agric. & Tech. Pantnagar in 2004 - Citation
Best Teacher Award by Professional Fisheries Graduate Forum (PFGF) in 2003 - Citation
National Fellow by Bio-ved Research society in 1997 - Citation
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