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

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Dr. Mohammad Mostafa

Professor

Research Interest:

Fish/Shellfish biology and culture; fisheries conservation and management; aquatic ecology; oceanography; integrated coastal zone management.

Education

Ÿ PhD in Coastal Zone Management under the University of Hull, England, 2006. [Thesis titled “A Study of the Coastal Zone Status and its Integrated Management in Bangladesh”].

 Ÿ MSc in Estuarine and Coastal Science under the University of Hull, England, 1999. [Thesis titled “Growth, Survival, Production and Economics of the Shrimp, Peanaeus monodon in Semi-intensive Culture System of Bangladesh”].

 Ÿ MSc in Marine Science under The University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, 1990. [Thesis titled “Diseases of Penaeus   monodon in the Shrimp Culture Ponds of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh”] [Obtained First Class (Grade A)].

 Ÿ BSc in Marine Science under The University of Chittagong, Bangladesh, 1988. [Thesis titled “Diseases of Penaeus   monodon in the Shrimp Culture Ponds of Cox’s Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh”] [Obtained First Class (Grade A)].

Bio

Experiences

Professor (02 Jul 2008 to till date): FMRT Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Associate Professor (12 Nov 2001 to 1 Jul 2008): FMRT Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Assistant Professor (23 Sep1997 to 11 Nov 2001): FMRT Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (15 Jul 1993 to 22 Sep 1997): Marine Biology, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

 

Publication

Major Publications: 

Mostafa, M., Khan, Y.S.A., Zafar, M. and Kamal, D. 1995. Control of the protozoan parasite Zoothamnium sp in Penaeus monodon. Bangladesh Jounal of Life Science, 7(1&2): 125-132.

Shah, M.S., Mostafa, M. Rouf, M.A. and Rahman, Sk.M. 1999. Water Quality Parameters of the Sundarbans Water Systems. In: Proceedings of International Workshop on Research Methodologies on Mangrove Ecosystem, Shah, M.S. (ed). 26-28 January 1999. Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Mostafa, M., Zafar, M. and Khan, Y.S.A. 1997. Occurrence of Zoothamnium sp infection in Penaeus monodon (Fabricius, 1798) of the coastal shrimp culture ponds of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Pakistan Journal of Marine Science, 6(1): 109-114.

Azam, K., Kamal, D. and Mostafa, M. Status and potential of mud crab in Bangladesh. 1994. In: Proceedings of National Seminar on Integrated Management of Ganges Flood Plains and Sundarbans Ecosystems, Rahman et al. (ed). 16-18 July 1994. Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh.

Mostafa, M., Elliott, M. and Rahman, M., 2001. Effect of stocking densities on production and economic return from the shrimp, Penaeus monodon (Fabricius) under semi-intensive culture system in Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 3(1): 455-460.

Mehedi, M. Y., Islam, M. S., Rouf, M. A. and Mostafa, M. 1999. Biochemical Composition of Some Seaweeds from St. Martin’s Island, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 1 (2): 283-287.

Ruiz Capillas, Azam, K., Mostafa, M. and Rahman, M. 2001. Quality of King Scallop (Pecten maximus) and Sprat (Sprattus sprattus sprattus) Packed in Ice, Cling Film and Aluminium Fiol and Stored at Refregerated Temperature (0-40C). Khulna University Studies, 3 (1): 421-426.

Mostafa, M., Rahaman, M.S., Nessa, M.U. and Mehedi, M.Y. 2005. Heavy Metals in Beach Sediments along the Ship Breaking Area of Chittagong Coast, Bangladesh: An Observation of Status Change in the Last Decade. Journal of Environmental Science (Dhaka), 3: 9-20. 

Tafader, M. K., Uddin, M. M., Nessa, M. U. and Mostafa, M. 2007. Climate change and its consequences on marine ecosystem. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 2 (1&2): 101-106.

Hasen, M. A., Rabbani, A. G., Mostafa, M., Rahman, S. M. and Rahman, M. A. 2007. Effect of stocking densities on production and economic return from Thai Pangus, Pangasius sutchi in pond culture. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 2 (1&2): 63-68.

Mostafa, M., Debnath, P. P., Biswas, B. and Iqbal, M. M. 2007. Socio-economic status of shrimp post-larvae collectors in Cox’s Bazar with emphasis on violation of restriction on wild PL collection. South Asian Journal of Agriculture, 2 (1&2): 135-140.

Rahman, M. K., Akhter, J. N., Mostafa, M. and Huq, K. A. 2008. Origin, habitat and ecological classification of some fishes available in Khulna Division, Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 9(2): 281-290.

Moyaduzzaman, M. F., Mostafa, M., Hasan, M. N. and Faruque, M. O. 2008. Production and economics of shrimp (Penaeus monodon, Fabricius) culture in low saline waters. Khulna University Studies, 9(2): 233-238.

Zafar, M. and Mostafa, M. 2008. Effect of crustacean parasite, Epipeneon ingens on nutritional and growth status in Penaeus monodon at coastal shrimp culture ponds of Cox’s Bazar. The journal of NOAMI, 25(2): 79-85. 

Hossain, M.B. and Mostafa, M. 2010. Has the development of EEZ achieved its aims? Khulna University Studies, 10 (1&2): 217-222.

Sarower, M.G., Aktar, N., Mostafa, M., Sabbir, W. and Islam, M.S. 2012. Some aspects of captive breeding biology of mud crab, Scylla serrata in Bangladesh. Journal of Innovation & Development Strategy (JIDS), 6 (2): 1-6.

Mostafa, M., Parvez, M.S., Salehin, S.M.N., Al-Imran, Debnath, S., Arafat, S.T. and Hasan, M.M. 2016. Molecular Identification of a soil nematode (Panagrellus redivivus), a potential live feed for prawn larvae in Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies (Submitted).

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


Major Research Project:

 

i) Conducted research project as Principal Investigator, titled “Feasibility of Nematode (Panagrellus sp.) Culture in Bangladesh and Its Suitability as Live Feed for Larval Rearing of Giant Prawn, Macrobrechium rosenbergii, under a research grant of the Ministry of Education (Project 2011-2014), Bangladesh.

 

ii) Conducted research project as Principal Investigator, titled “Isolation and Characterization of Indigenous Probiotics From Shrimp Farms” under a Research Grants Program-2014 of Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

 

iii) Conducted research project as Principal Investigator, titled “Broodstock Development and Induced Breeding of Mud Crab (Scylla serrata)”, under a research grant of the Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology (Project 2010-2011), Bangladesh.

 

iv) Conducted research project as Principal Investigator, titled “Assessment of Fish Diversity and Production of the Borni Baor, Gopalganj, and Strategies for Conservation” under a Research Grants Program-2010 of Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University, Bangladesh.

 

v) Conducted research project as Co-Investigator, titled “Fish Sanctuaries of Greater Khulna Region and Their Impact on Sustainable Production and Biodiversity Conservation, under a research grant of the Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology (Project 2007-2008), Bangladesh.