Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline Khulna University, Khulna-9208




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Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, PhD

PhD (Marine Science, Technology and Management)CAMPUS DO MAR,Universidade de Santiago de                                                                       Compostela, Spain

M. Sc. in Aquaculture, Lab for Aquaculture & Artemia Reference Center Ghent University, Belgium.

 B.Sc. in Fisheries (Honours), Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline

                                    Khulna University. Khulna, Bangladesh.

    Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture; Fish health management; fish and shellfish immunogenomics.

Current Research Project/Collaboration

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September 9, 2019- Till Date                           Professor, Khulna University, Bangladesh

September 09, 2015 – September 8, 2019       Associate Professor, Khulna University, Bangladesh

September 08, 2010 – September 08, 2015     Assistant Professor, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

September 09, 2008 – September 08, 2010     Lecturer, Khulna University, Bangladesh.                    

April 2008 - September 2008                           Part-time Teacher

                                                                                     Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Ongoing Research Project and your position on the project (eg. as PI, Co-PI, Consultant etc)



Research Title/description/


Principal Investigator

Adoption of Innovative technology: Seed to fattening of mud crab (Scylla olivacea) and health management in Bangladesh condition.

Fund: PIU-BARC, NATP-2 project.

Principal Investigator

Evaluation of immunocompetence and production performance of freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii Post-larvae from Wild and Hatchery.

Fund: Khulna University Research Cell, Bangladesh.


Research Student

Análisis de la interacción entre hemocitos de almeja Ruditapes philippinarum y el parásito Perkinsus olseni mediante estudio de la expresión génica con microarrays.

Fund: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (AGL2012-37981), Spain.


Co-Principal Investigator

Evaluation of probiotic effects on production performance in prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) culture system

Fund: BAS-USDA Program in Agricultural and Life Science



Feasibility of nematode (Panagrellus sp.) culture in Bnagladesh and its suitability as live feed for larval rearing of giant prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii.

Fund: Ministry Of Education, Bangladesh



Mud Crab Culture as An Adaptive Measure for The Climatically Stressed Coastal Fisher-Folks of Patuakhali District

Fund: a ASPS II adaptive research programme funded by the Danish International Development Assistance (Danida)



Seasonal and tidal effects on nutrient concentration and its relationship with the hydrodynamic environment in major river systems of Sundarban.

Fund: Ministry Of Education, Bangladesh


Associate Investigator

Brood Stock Development and Breeding Technique of Commercially Important   Marine/Brackishwater Fishes (Mullet, Mugil Cephalus; And Parse, Liza Parsia)

Fund: Ministry of science and information & communication Technology, Bangladesh.


Associate Coordinator

Capacity building to address climate change in Bangladesh and Ghana with special reference to conservation of saline and drought tolerant species.

Fund: A collaborative project under DelPHE Round 4 funded by British Council and DFID, UK. 


Principal Investigator

Effect of different organic food sources on growth and production performances of earthworm (Perionyx excavatus)-a fish food.

Fund: Khulna University Research Cell, Bangladesh.



Research Publication



International Journal

Hasanuzzaman A.F.M., Rubiolo JA, Robledo D., Gómez-Tato A., Alvarez Dios J.A., Fernández-Boo S., Cao A., Villalba A., Pardo B.G., Martínez P., 2018. Gene expression analysis of Ruditapes philippinarum haemocytes after experimental Perkinsus olseni zoospore challenge and infection in the wild. Fish and Shellfish Immunology 72 (2018) 611–621.

Hasanuzzaman A.F.M., Robledo D., Gómez-Tato A., Alvarez Dios J.A., Harrison P.W., Cao A., Fernández-Boo S., Villalba A., Pardo B.G., Martínez P., 2017. Transcriptomic profile of Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) haemocytes in response to Perkinsus olseni infection. Aquaculture, 467: 170-181. []

Alokesh Kumar Ghosh, Joyanta Bir, Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Md. Sanaul Islam, Khandaker Anisul Huq. 2016. Impact of commercial probiotics application on growth and production of giant fresh water prawn (Macrobrachium Rosenbergii DeMan, 1879). Aquaculture Reports 4:112–117. []

Hasanuzzaman A.F.M., Robledo D., Gómez-Tato A., Alvarez-Dios J.A., Harrison P.W., Cao A., Fernández-Boo S., Villalba A., Pardo B.G., Martínez P., 2016. De novo transcriptome assembly of Perkinsus olseni trophozoite stimulated in vitro with Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum) plasma. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, 135: 22–33. [doi:10.1016/j.jip.2016.01.009]

Khandaker Anisul Huq, S. M. Bazlur Rahaman, and A. F. M. Hasanuzzaman. 2015. Mud crab culture as an adaptive measure for the climatically stressed coastal fisher- folks of bangladesh. In: C.W. Finkl and C. Makowski (eds.), Environmental Management and Governance: Advances in Coastal and Marine Resources, Coastal Research Library 8, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-06305-8_7, © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015.

Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Shaikh Tareq Arafat, Khandaker Anisul Huq. 2014. Mud Crab (Scylla spp.) Aquaculture in the South-West Sundarbans Region of Bangladesh. Iraqi J. Aquacult., 11(1): 57-83.

Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Mousumi Das, G.M. Zillur Rahman, Khandaker Anisul Huq. 2014. Production performance and nutritional composition of Perionyx excavatus (Perrier, 1872) fed different composite organic food. Molecular Soil Biology, 5(1): 1-8 [doi: 10.5376/msb.2014.05.0001].

Shak Md Bazlur Rahaman, Lipton Sarder, Md Sayadur Rahaman, Alokesh Kumar Ghosh, Sudhin Kumar Biswas, SM Shahjahan Siraj, Khandaker Anisul Huq, Abul Farah Md Hasanuzzaman, and Shikder Saiful Islam. 2013. Nutrient dynamics in the Sundarbans mangrove estuarine system of Bangladesh under different weather and tidal cycles. Ecological Processes, 2:29. [doi:10.1186/2192-1709-2-29]

Rahaman SMB, Golder J, Rahaman MS, Hasanuzzaman AFM, Huq KA, Begum S, Islam SS and Bir J. 2013. Spatial and Temporal Variations in Phytoplankton Abundance and Species Diversity in the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest of Bangladesh. J Marine Sci Res Dev 3: 126. doi:10.4172/2155-9910.1000126

 Mohammed Golam Sarower, Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Bhabananda Biswas and Hiroki Abe . 2012. Taste producing components in fish and fisheries products: A review. Intl. J. of Food. Ferment. Technol. 2(2): 113-121. []

A.F.Md. Hasanuzzaman, M.A. Rahman and S.S. Islam. 2011. Practice and Economics of Freshwater Prawn Farming in Seasonally Saline Rice Field in Bangladesh. Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science, 26(1): 69-78. []

A.F.Md. Hasanuzzaman, Sk.Z. Hossian and M. Das. 2010. Nutritional potentiality of earthworm (Perionyx excavatus) for substituting fishmeal used in local feed company in Bangladesh. Mesopotamian Journal of Marine Science, 25 (2): 25 – 30. []

Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Md. Noman Siddiqui, Md. Ayaz Hasan Chisty. 2009. Optimum replacement of fishmeal with soybean meal in diet for Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man 1879) cultured in low saline water. Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 9:17-22.


C.R. Rojas-Garcia, A. F. M. Hasanuzzaman, P. Sorgeloos and P. Bossier. 2008. Cellwall deficient Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains as  microbial diet for Artemia larvae: protective effects against vibriosis and participation of phenoloxidase. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 360:1-8. [doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2008.01.008]


National Journal

Mostafa, M., Sarower, M.G., Al-imran, Parvej, M.S., Hasanuzzaman, A.F.M. 2016. Detection and culture feasibility of a soil nematode (Panagrellus redivivus.), a potential live feed for prawn larvae in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of veterinary and Animal Sciences, 4(1&2):31-37.

Sayeed, M.A.B., Azad, M.A.K., Bir, J., Huq, K.A., Hasanuzzaman, A.F.M., Khushi, S.S. 2015. Quantitative dynamics of total and beneficial (Streptococcus faecalis) bacteria and bioactive potentials of nutraceuticals in probiotics-treated prawn. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 2013-15, 6(1&2):187-197.

Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Md. Ashkar Bin Sayeed, S.M. Bazlur Rahaman and Khandaker Anisul Huq. 2010. Implications of Climate Change for Fisheries and Aquaculture in The Sundarbans Region Of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies Special Issue (SESB 2010), Bangladesh: 73-82

A.T.M.N. Huda, M.S. Shah, A.F.M. Hasanuzzaman and M.R. Azam. 2009. An investigation on the ichthyofauna of the Gorai-Madhumati river system. Bangladesh Journal of zoology, 37(1): 11-24.

S.M.B. Rahaman, M.M. Rahman, A.F.M. Hasanuzzaman, W. Sabbir,  M.A. Islam and M.G. Sarower. 2008. Culture and capture fishery of Beel Dakatia, Khulna. Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, 9(2): 303-310.  

S.M.B. Rahaman, A.S.M.S. Shahriar, A.K. Ghosh, W. Sabbir, A.F.M. Hasanuzzaman, M.Khanom and M.G. Sarower. 2008. Reverine giant prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) culture scenario in Betagi thana of Borguna district. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 3(1&2): 169-172.

S.M.B. Rahaman, S. Kumar, M.A.B. Sayeed, W. Sabbir, A.F.M. Hasanuzzaman, M.I. Alam, and M.G. Sarower. 2008. Ecological diversity and distribution of aquatic and semi-aquatic weeds in Khulna. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 3(1&2): 163-168.

Md. Sofiqul Islam, S.M.B. Rahaman, Abul Farah Md. Hasanuzzaman, Md. Golam Sarower, Md. Ashkar Bin Sayeed and Wasim Sabbir. 2008. Qualitative and quantitative variation in plankton communities between mono and polyculture systems in Khulna, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, 9(1): 111-116.  

M. N. Siddiqui, A. F. M. Hasanuzzaman and M. A. H. Chisty. 2007. Substitution of fishmeal protein by soybean meal in diet for giant fresh water prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man). Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, 8(2): 231-238.

Muhammad Abdur Rouf, S.M. Masud Karim, A.F.M. Hasanuzzaman, Khandoker Qudrata Kibria and Md. Ayaz Hasan Chisty. 2007. Variation in water and soil characteristics within a production cycle in an alternative shrimp-paddy cultivation plot in Khulna, Coastal Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, Bangladesh, 8(2): 221-230 .


More than 15 abstracts presented in various national and international conferences and seminars.