BRAQCON

Brief profile:

After taking masters in Animal Nutrition in 1995 and PhD in Animal Nutrition in 1998 I entered in to ARS stream and since 2003 I am working in CIBA on Aqua nutrition. I currently work in the division of Nutrition, Genetics and Biotechnology in CIBA. I have worked on nutrient requirement and feed development of Hilsa, grey mullet, Asian seabass and for multispecies culture. I contributed to the development of low cost polyculture feed, branded as PolyPlus, which has been commercialized. As team leader I contributed on successful rearing of hilsa in brackishwater pond using formulated feed. I have also worked on nutrient enrichment of feed ingredients through solid state fermentation.

Research areas:

  • Nutrient enrichment of feed ingredient through SSF
  • Nutrient requirement and feed development of different finfish and shellfishes
  • Use of unconventional feed ingredients for cost effective feed development
  • Functional feed for larvae and broodstock

Current Research Projects:

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Title
Funded By
1Stock characterization, captive breeding, seed production and culture of hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) NASF, ICAR
2Newer Feed resources and feed additives for development and improvement of shrimp and fish feedsInstitute
3Development of economically viable and sustainable brackishwater aquaculture practices with special reference to Sundarban Mangrove biosphere Institute

About Me

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Debasis De. Dr

Designation: Principal Scientist
Discipline: Animal/Fish Nutrition
Division: Nutrition, Genetics and Biotechnology Division
Specialization: Animal Nutrition

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Fax: +91- 044 - 24610311
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  • Endeavour Research Fellowship-2015 of Govt. of Australia for Post-Doctoral Research in South Australian Research and Development Institute Aquatic Sciences Centre, West Beach, South Australia
  • Gold medal in M.Sc (Animal Nutrition) from National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana, India
  • Best paper award in the National seminar in Hindi on “Traditional Aqua farming system: prospects and challenges” at KRC of CIBA, Kakdwip on 11-12 December, 2012.

  1. De,D., AnandaRaja,R., Ghoshal, T.K., Mukherjee,S. and Vijayan,K.K. (2018) Evaluation of growth, feed utilization efficiency and immune parameters in tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) fed diets supplemented with or diet fermented with gut bacterium Bacillus sp. DDKRC1. isolated from gut of Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer).Aquaculture Research, DOI: 10.1111/ARE.13669.
  2. De, D., Ghoshal, T.K., Ananda Raja, R. and Kumar S. (2015). Growth performance, nutrient digestibility and digestive enzyme activity in Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer juveniles fed diets supplemented with cellulolytic and amylolytic gut bacteria isolated from brackishwater fish. Aquaculture Research, 46(7):1688-1698.
  3. De, D., Ghoshal, T.K. and Ananda Raja, R. (2014). Characterization of enzyme-producing bacteria isolated from the gut of Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer and milkfish, Chanos chanos and their application for nutrient enrichment of feed ingredients. Aquaculture Research, 45(9):1573-1580.
  4. Biswas G., De D., Thirunavukkarasu A.R., Natarajan M., Sundaray J.K., Kailasam M., Kumar P., Ghoshal T.K., Ponniah A.G., Sarkar A., 2012. Effects of stocking density, feeding, fertilization and combined fertilization-feeding on the performances of striped grey mullet (Mugil cephalus L.) fingerlings in brackishwater pond rearing systems. Aquaculture, 338–341: 284–292.
  5. De, Debasis and Singh, G. P.(2003). Effect of cold process monensin enriched UMMB on growth performance of crossbred calves fed wheat straw based diet. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol., 103:51-61


  1. De,D., AnandaRaja,R., Ghoshal, T.K., Mukherjee,S. and Vijayan,K.K. (2018) Evaluation of growth, feed utilization efficiency and immune parameters in tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) fed diets supplemented with or diet fermented with gut bacterium Bacillus sp. DDKRC1. isolated from gut of Asian seabass (Lates calcarifer).Aquaculture Research, DOI: 10.1111/ARE.13669.
  2. De, D., Ghoshal, T.K., Ananda Raja, R. and Kumar S. (2015). Growth performance, nutrient digestibility and digestive enzyme activity in Asian seabass, Lates calcarifer juveniles fed diets supplemented with cellulolytic and amylolytic gut bacteria isolated from brackishwater fish. Aquaculture Research, 46(7):1688-1698.
  3. Sujeet Kumar, Panantharayil S Shyne Anand, Debasis De, Ashutosh D Deo, Tapas K Ghoshal, Jitendra K Sundaray, Alphis G Ponniah, Karingalakkandy Poochirian Jithendran, Ramalingam Ananda Raja, Gouranga Biswas & Natarajan Lalitha (2015). Effects of biofloc under different carbon sources and protein levels on water quality, growth performance and immune responses in black tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1978), Aquaculture Research.doi:10.1111/are.12958.


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