Dr. Sk. Mustafizur Rahman
Cryobiology, Fish Breeding, Aquaculture, Fish nutrition, Planktology, Germ cell transplantation
Post Doc. (2013) – Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
PhD (2008) – Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Japan
MSc. (2001) – University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
BSc. (1996) – Khulna University
Postdoctoral fellowship, Japan society for the promotion of science (JSPS), Japan (2011 to 2013)
Post Graduate Scholarship (Ph.D.), Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (Monbukagakusho), Japan (2005 to 2008)
IDB Merit Scholarship for Ph.D., 2005 (not availed as later awarded and accepted Monbukagakusho scholarship in Japan)
Student Travel Grant, The Society for Cryobiology, 2007
Teaching Award on Fish Physiology Course, SUFER-DFID, UK, 2002
Post Graduate Scholarship (M.S.), Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture (Monbukagakusho), Japan, 1999 to 2001
Khulna University Merit Scholarship for B.Sc., Khulna University, Bangladesh, 1994 to 1996
Professor, 2008 to ill date, Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
Associate Professor, 2004-2008, Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
Assistant Professor, 2001-2004, Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
Lecturer, 1997-2001, Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
Lecturer, 1996-1997, Biotechnology and Genetics Engineering Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh
A. Scientific publication/Articles
MA Alam, SM Rahman, Y Yamamoto, RS Hattori, T Suzuki, M Watanabe, SK Majhi, CA Strüssmann (2018). Optimization of protocols for microinjection-based delivery of cryoprotective agents into Japanese whiting Sillago japonica embryos. Cryobiology. 85: 25-32.
MM Rahman, S Asaduzzaman, MMA Hasan, MN Ahsan, SM Rahman (2018) A Comparative Hatching Performance between Big and Small Males of Hatchery Reared Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio). Journal of Aquaculture and Technical Development 1: 001.
MA Alam, SM Rahman, Y Yamamoto, RS Hattori, T Suzuki, M Watanabe, SK Majhi, CA Strüssmann (2018). Optimization of protocols for microinjection-based delivery of Cryoprotective agents into fish embryos. Cryobiology. 85: 145 (abstract)
SM Rahman, CA Strüssmann, T Suzuki, SK Majhi, RS Hattori, MA Alam. 2017. Effects of ultrasound on permeation of cryoprotectants into Japanese whiting Sillago japonica embryos. Cryobiology. 77:19-24
SM Rahman, MN Ahsan, A. Al-Mamun, QZ Hossain, MM Rahman, MM Hasan, MAH Chisty. 2015. Evaluating the suitability of cryoprotectants and cryopreservation solutions for Olive barb, Puntius sarana embryos. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. Sci. 85(1):175–180.
SK Majhi, RS Hattori, SM Rahman, CA Strüssmann. 2014. Surrogate production of eggs and sperm by intrapapillary transplantation of germ cells in cytoablated adult fish. PLoS ONE 9(4): e95294.
SM Rahman, CA Strüssmann, T Suzuki, M Watanabe. 2013. Electroporation enhances permeation of cryoprotectant (dimethyl sulfoxide) into Japanese whiting (Sillago japonica) embryos. Theriogenology. 79: 853-858
SM Rahman; MA Habib; QZ Hossain; MN Siddiqui; MM Rahman and MN Ahsan. 2013. Embryonic development of walking catfish, Clarias batrachus under the influence of aeration and water flow. Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology. 18: 25-31
S.M. Rahman, M.A.A. Shahin, M.A.H. Chisty, M.M. Rahman, A.M.H.B. Tareque and M.M. Hasan. 2012. Growth performance of Mirror Carp (Cyprinus carpio var. specularis) fry fed with varying protein content feeds. Our Nature. 10: 17-23
SM Rahman; CA Strüssmann; SK Majhi; T Suzuki and M Watanabe. 2011. Efficiency of osmotic and chemical treatments to improve the permeation of the cryoprotectant dimethyl sulfoxide to Japanese whiting (Sillago japonica) embryos. Theriogenology. 75: 248-255
SK Majhi; RS Hattori; SM Rahman; T Suzuki and CA Strüssmann. 2009. Experimentally induced depletion of germ cells in sub-adult Patagonian pejerry (Odontesthes hatcheri). Theriogenology. 71: 1162-1172
SM Rahman; SK Majhi; T Suzuki; S Matsukawa; CA Strüssmann and R Takai. 2008. Suitability of cryoprotectants and impregnation protocols for embryos of Japanese whiting Sillago japonica. Cryobiology. 57: 170-174
SM Rahman; SK Majhi; T Suzuki; CA Strüssmann and M Watanabe. 2008. Effect of calcium chloride on the permeation of the cryoprotectant Dimethyl sulfoxide to Japanese Whiting Sillago japonica embryos. Transaction of the Transactions of the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers. 25: 271-277
SM Rahman; SK Majhi; T Suzuki; CA Strüssmann and R Takai. 2007. Basic studies on the cryopreservation of Japanese whiting (Sillago japonica) embryos. Cryobiology 55: 347 (abstract)
MS Rahman; SM Rahman and T Uehara. 2007. Effects of temperature on early development of the sea urchin Echinometra methaei from the intertidal reef of Okinawa Island, Japan. Galaxea, JCRS. 9: 35-48
SM Rahman and T Uehara. 2004. Interspecific and intraspecific variations in sibling species of sea urchin Echinometra. Comparative biochemistry and physiology, Part A. 139: 469-478
SM Rahman; T Uehara and Y Hiratsuka. 2004. Effects of trypsin on cross-fertilization capacity among sea urchins, Tripneustes gratilla, Psudoboletia indiana and Toxopneustes pileolus. Malaysian applied biology. 33(1): 47-51
SM Rahman and T Uehara. 2004. Effects of egg size on fertilization and embryonic development of sibling tropical sea urchins (Genus, Echinometra). ScienceAsia. 30: 75-80
QZ Hossain; AS Sarder; SM Rahman; MJ Rahman and MA Hossain. 2003. Nursery practices for Thai Pangus Pangasius hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1978) followed in Jessore district of Bangladesh. Oikossay. 16(2): 57-63
MA Rahman; T. Uehara and SM Rahman. 2002. Effects of egg size on fertilization, fecundity and offspring performance: a comparative study between two sibling species of tropical sea urchins (Genus Echinometra). Pakistan journal of biological sciences. 5(1): 114-121
MA Rahman; SM Rahman and T Uehara. 2001. Effects of gamete dilution, age and contact time on fertilization success in the tropical sea urchin, Echinometra mathei. Galaxea, JCRS. 3: 1-12
S Sahiduzzaman, Tauhiduzzaman, SM Rahman. 2018. Effects of shelter on growth and survival of Asian catfish (Clarias batrachus). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research. 3 (1): 60-63
NU Nesa; S Ahmed and SM Rahman. 2017. Breeding Performance, Embryonic and Larval Development of Stinging Catfish, Heteropneustes fossilis in Bangladesh. J. Environ. Sci. & Natural Resources. 10(1): 141-148
MM Hasan; S Nahar; ST Arafat; S Debnath; MS Parvez; SM Rahman and MN Ahsan (2016) Nutritional value of edible eccentric aquatic vegetables: A preliminary assessment of four species from Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies. 13(1): 49-53.
MS Parvez, MAH Chisty, SM Rahman, MN Ahsan, S Debnath, MU Ahmed. 2013. Determination of in vivo protein digestibility of different feed ingredients for walking catfish, Clarias batrachus. International Research Journal of Applied Life Sciences. 2 (5): 1-9.
M Rahman, SM Asaduzzaman, MN Ahsan, QZ Hossain, MM Rahman, MAHasan Chisty. 2012. Optimizing the stocking density is crucial for growth and survival of catfish, Clarias batrachus larvae. International Journal of Biosciences. 2(10-2): 103-109
MM Rahman; SM Rahman; MK Islam; HMR Islam and MN Ahsan. 2009. Aquarium Business: A case study in Khulna District, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Research Publications. 2(3): 564-570
MM Rahman; SM Rahman; MA Asad; MK Hossain and MN Ahsan. 2009. Economic analysis of ornamental fish trade in Khulna District of Bangladesh. International journal of animal and fisheries science. 2(2): 176 – 181
Rahman, M.M., Hossain, M.M. Rahman, S.M., and Alam., M.H. 2009. Fish Marketing System in Khulna, Bangladesh. Journal of innovative development and strategy. 3 (5): 27-31
AMHB Tareque; MM. Alam; MM Rahman; MM Rahman and SM Rahman. 2009. Effect of some formulated feeds on growth and survival of Thai Sharpunti (Puntius gonionotus) fry. Bangladesh journal of marine sciences and fisheries. 1 (1): 21-31.
MA Islam; SM Rahman; AG Rabbani; MMR Shah and SMA Rahman. 2007. Fish marketing in some local markets of Chuadanga District of Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies. 8(2): 239 – 244
MA Hasen; AG Rabbani; M Mostafa; SM Rahman and M.A. Rahman. 2007. Effects of stocking densities on production and economic return from Thai Pangus, Pangasisus sutchi in pond culture. South Asian journal of agriculture. 2 (1 & 2): 63 – 68
QZ Hossain and SM Rahman. 2006. Breeding behaviour, induced breeding and larval rearing of ilish bata, Labeo bata (Ham.). Khulna university studies (Special issue). 147-152
SM Rahman; MA Rahman; MA Bari; MM Rahman and QZ Hossain. 2006. Fecundity, gonado somatic index (GSI) and sex ratio of catfish, Clarias batrachus. Bangladesh journal of life science. 18(2): 149-154
SC Mondal; MN Ahsan; SM Emrose; MH Rashid; SM Rahman and MM Rahman. 2006. Performance of silver carp (Hypophthallmichthys molitrix) in integrated culture with chicken in rural polyculture ponds. Bangladesh journal of life science. 18 (2): 87-95
MM Rahman; SK Paul; SM Rahman; AMHB Tareque and MAA Shahin. 2006. Growth and survival of leather carp (Cyprinus carpio Var. nudus) fry fed with different protein content feeds. South Asian journal of agriculture. 1(2): 17-23
HM Moniruzzaman; MM Hossain; MM Rahman; MM Khatun and SM Rahman. 2005. Present status of pond fishery resources and socio-economic status at Uzirpur Upazilla, Barizsal. Journal of science and technology. 3: 79-86
SC Mondal; MN Ahsan; MH Rashid; A Razzaque and SM Rahman. 2005. Production performance of Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man) with carps in polyculture system under field condition. Journal of science and technology. 3: 36-40
ML Islam; S Rheman; MJ Alam; MMR Shah and SM Rahman. 2004. Socio-economic status of fishermen in the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh. Khulna university studies. 4(2):799-804
SM Rahman; MA Bari; MA Rahman; MM Rahman and MN Ahsan. 2004. Fecundity, gonado somatic index (GSI) and sex ratio of Green Snakehead, Channa punctatus (Bloch, 1974). Journal of subtropical agricultural research and development. 2(1): 1-9
SM Rahman; M Al-Kafi; HM Moniruzzaman; MM Khatun and MM Hossain. 2004. Changes in proximate composition of Labeo rohita during freezing. Journal of science foundation. 2(2): 93-99
SM Rahman; MN Haque; MN Siddiqui; H Ara and MN Ahsan. 2004. Proximate composition of six shrimp species in Bangladesh. University journal of zoology. Rajshahi university. 23: 13-16
SM Rahman; MD Asaduzzman; MK Saha; MAB Siddique and MM Hossain. 2003. Proximate composition and status of some small indigenous fish species in Bangladesh. Khulna university studies. 4(1): 683-688
SM Rahman; MN Siddiqui; MN Haque; MA Rouf; MA Bari and MAH Chisty. 2003. Culture techniques of Moina with organic and inorganic fertilizers. Khulna university studies. 5(1): 21-25
SE Taylor; MN Ahsan; MA Rouf and SM Rahman. 1999. Age-length relationship of freshwater giant prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii, de Man) larvae of a private hatchery. Bangladesh journal of fisheries. 22(2): 119-123
MAH Chisty and SM Rahman. 1999. Effect of low cost feed on the growth performance of prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in gher farming system. Khulna university studies. 1(2): 245-249
B. In reviewed or processing
MM Rahman, N Nur, MM Al-Hasan, S Asaduzzaman, MA Rouf, SM Rahman. Effects of light and artificial fish shelter (PVC pipe) on some phenotypic traits of stinging catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis Bloch, 1794). Submitted in Aquaculture research.
SM Rahman, MM Rahman, MN Ahsan, AS AlSaqufi, RT Mathew, QZ Hossain. Short Term Storage of Asian Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus) Gametes. Submitted in Sains Malaysiana.
SM Rahman, J Sarker, Z Ferdoushe, MM Hasan, A S AlSaqufi and MM Rahman. Integrated Production of Asian Catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis Bloch) and Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum Linden & André): A Promising Aquaponics System. Submitted in The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University.
C. Proceedings articles
MN Ahsan; AH Airin; MR Ara; SMA Sobahan and SM Rahman. 2004. Making livelihoods more sustainable: Evaluation of a concept. National workshop on sustainable livelihood approach in fisheries education and research. Pp. 1-12
MM Kahtun; SM Rahman; MH Ara and MN Ahsan. 2004. Livelihood outcomes: Lessons learned from five case studies. National workshop on sustainable livelihood approach in fisheries education and research. Pp. 37-47
MS Shah; M Mostafa; MA Rouf and SM Rahman. 1999. Water quality parameters of the Sundarbans water systems. International workshop on research methodologies on mangrove ccosystem. Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. Pp. 126-137
MAH Chisty; SM Rahman and MA Rouf. 1998. Study of bacterial load at different concentrations of chlorinated water washing on shrimp (Penaeus monodon) at the processing line of frozen fish industry. National seminar on coastal environment and energy resources in Bangladesh, Khulna University, Khulna, Bangladesh. Pp. 45-47
Ontological development and grow-out performance of stinging catfish (Heteropneustes fossilis) larvae in relation to hypophysation techniques and rearing environment, 2017, BAS_USDA_PALS
Aquaphonics: Appraisal to develop sustainable food production systems in urban rooftops, Research Cell. Khulna Univ., Bangladesh
Exposing phenotypic traits for maximum fertilization success in hatchery reared common carps (C. carpio), Research Cell. Khulna Univ., Bangladesh Development of cryopreservation technology for freshwater fish embryos using ultrasound for conservation, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh
Impact of faecal sludge on fish growth and associated health risk, SNV, Netherland
Mass culture of microalgae (Nannochloropsis) and rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis) and their evaluation as a food for fish spp. Research Cell. Khulna Univ., Bangladesh
Culture techniques of Moina and Daphnia: an approach towards alternative live food for freshwater prawn (M. rosenbergii), Ministry of Science and Technology, Bangladesh,
Efficacy of potassium di-formate as an alternative to antibiotic growth promoter in freshwater prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii, Fisheries research institute project, Bangladesh
Biodiversity assessment through field survey in association with remotely sensed data & GIS in selected coastal areas adjacent to the Sundarbans. Sustainable Development and Biodiversity Conservation in Coastal Protection Forests (SDBC-Sundarbans), Project (GIZ project # 10.2220.1-001), GIZ, Germany,
Mainstreaming of eccentric aquatic production system as a climate adaptive alternative livelihood strategy for the coastal community, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh
Production performance of over-wintered freshwater giant prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in polyculture with common carp (Cyprinus carpio) for an early crop, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh
Examination of the stomach contents of freshwater cetaceans & overlap with fish catches of major fisheries in the Sundarbans , Bangladesh Cetacean Diversity Project, Wildlife Conservation Society
Cryopreservation studies of endangered Olive Barb, Puntius sarana embryos, Ministry of Science and Communication and Information Technology, Bangladesh
Development of a low cost aqua feed from shrimp processing discards: an integrated approaches towards mitigating environmental pollution through biological waste recycling, Ministry of Science and Communication and Information Technology, Bangladesh
Breeding behavior and culture technique of catfish, C. batrachus, Ministry of Science and Communication and Information Technology, Bangladesh.
Gamete preservation of Asian catfish (Clarias batrachus), Research Cell, Khulna Univ., Bangladesh
Breeding behavior of Ilish bata, Labeo bata (Ham.), Research Cell, Khulna Univ., Bangladesh.
Integrated study on the strategies for sustainable management and conservation of fisheries and forest resources in the coastal areas of Bangladesh with special emphasis on Sundarbans, Ministry of Science and Communication and Information Technology, Bangladesh
Low cost feed on the growth performance of giant prawn (M. resenbergii) in the gher farming system, CARE-Bangladesh.
Impact of riverside industries of Khulna City, Bangladesh, Research Cell. Khulna Univ., Bangladesh