Ms. Manasi Mukherjee

Affiliation: Vidyasagar University, Midnapore, West Bengal, India - 721102

ABOUT (Short)

Manasi Mukherjee has submitted her Ph.D. thesis at Vidyasagar University, Midnapore on the topic of Microplankton Dynamics and their usage in Fishes of Chilika. Before that she completed her M. Sc. and B. Sc. in Zoology from the University of Calcutta. She was with Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute from 2011 to 2017 as a Senior Research Fellow. She has published 6 Journals and 3 Conference articles as main contributor. Her research interest includes Plankton Dynamics, Ecology, Taxonomy, Limnology and Fish Population Dynamics.


Plankton Dynamics, Ecology, Taxonomy, Limnology, Fish Population Dynamics.


Plankton diversity study Plankton taxonomy; Community structure and dynamics

Fish and Fisheries


  • Ph.D. Department of Aquaculture and Management Technology, Vidyasagar University, (Thesis submitted)
    • Thesis Title: Community Structure and Dynamics of Microplankton and Their Role as Food Source to Fishes in Chilika Lagoon
    • Thesis Advisers: Dr. V. R. Suresh and Dr. Manoj Kumar Pati
  • M. Sc. Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta, 2009;
    • Dissertation Title: Zooplankton and Their Uses in Aquaculture
    • Adviser: Prof. Samir Banerjee & Prof. Sumit Homechaudhury
  • B. Sc. Department of Zoology, Surendranath College (under University of Calcutta), 2007;
    • 1st Rank holder of the college and 20th of the University (In Zoology)


May 2012 to April 2017: Senior Research Fellow, At: Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute; Project: Post Restoration Assessment of Fish Diversity and Ecology of Chilika Lake;

January 2011 to March 2012: Senior Research Fellow, At: Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute; Project: Strengthening of Database and GIS in Fisheries Sector;

July 2010 to January 2011: Lecturer of Biology, At: K. L. E. Society's Independent PU College; Coordinator of 2nd year PU (Sec B);

April 2010 to July 2010: Junior Research Fellow, At: Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute; Project: Mid-term evaluation of NFDB programme on Stocking of fingerlings in reservoirs and its impact;

August 2009 to April 2010: Teacher, At: Sri Vani Education Center; Class Teacher of 4th Standered (Sec B);