Water Quality and Toxicology Research group

Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline

Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology (FMRT) Discipline of Khulna University engaged in determining seasonal and temporal variations of water quality and nutrient dynamics (e.g. Salinity, temperature, pH, DO, BOD, COD, total nitrogen (TN), total phosphorus (TP), nitrate, phosphate, ammonium, TDS, EC, primary productivity and chlorophyll a) in the major river systems of southwestern coastal Bangladesh and the largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans. The Discipline also serves adjacent aquaculture and fisher communities through checking water quality parameters of fish and shellfish aquafarms and open water bodies.

 

Major scientific research instruments and equipment

·         Dissolve Oxygen and Biological Oxygen Demand meter, Model: HI98191, HANNA

·         pH meter, Model: HI98191, HANNA

·         Hand Refractometer, ATC

·         Ammonia Test Kit, Model: HI3824, HANNA

·         Several sets of titrimetric and cholorimetric system

·         Spectrophotometer

 

Contact Parson: Shikder Saiful Islam, Associate Professor

                        Email: shikdersaiful.islam@gmail.com