GANESH T. Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology (A & N Campus)
  • School of Life Sciences
  • tganesh.es@gmail.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Macrobenthic Communities of Northeast Indian Shelf, Bay of Bengal Andhra University 2004
2 M.Phil. Marine Biology Annamalai University 1998
3 M.Sc. Zoology/Estuarine Biology Bharathidasan University 1996
4 B.Sc. Zoology Madurai Kamaraj University 1994

Area of Specializaion

Marine Biology, Taxonomy and Ecology of Benthic Invertebrates, Marine EIA, Assessment of Ecological Quality status

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2019
2 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2018
3 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2016
4 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2015
5 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2014
6 Certificate of Merit: Teaching REGIONAL Pondicherry University 2011

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Assistant Professor Ocean Studies & Marine Biology Pondicherry University
2 Lecturer Zoology TSR & TBK PG College, (Affiliated to Andhra University)

Research Experience

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1 Project Scientist-I ANCOST National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences Marine Benthos
2 Project Scientist Benthos Lab CMLRE, Ministry of Earth Sciences Marine Benthos
3 Senior Research Fellow Zoology / Marine Biological Laboratory Andhra University Marine Benthos

Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Clarification note on taxonomic identification of Atergatis ocyroe (Herbst, 1801) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Xanthidae): New distributional record from the Balakrishna Meher and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences Vol. 49 (3): 488-491 2020 0.289
2 A new record of Nerita nigrita Röding, 1798 (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Neritidae) from India Vikas Pandey, Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam* and Kunal Satyam CURRENT SCIENCE Vol. 116 (5): 828-831 2019 0.883
3 Spatial and temporal variability of sandy intertidal macrobenthic communities and their relationship with environmental factors in a tropical island. Vikas Pandey and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science Vol. 224; 73-83 2019 2.611
4 Spatial and temporal variability in the vertical distribution of gastropods on the rocky shores along the east coast of South Andaman Island, India Vikas Pandey & Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Marine Biodiversity Volume 49 Number 2: 633–645 2019 2.077
5 Testing performances of marine benthic biotic indices under a strong seasonality in the tropical intertidal habitats, South Andaman coast, India Jawed Equbal, Raj Kiran Lakra, M. Savurirajan, Kunal Satyam and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam* Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol.135: 266–282 2018 3.241
6 Species diversity and distribution of seagrasses from the South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Savurirajan M., Jawed Equbal, Raj Kiran Lakra, Kunal Satyam and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Botanica Marina Volume 61, Issue 3, Pages 225–234. 2018 0.989
7 Habitat heterogeneity determines structural properties of intertidal gastropod assemblages in a pristine tropical island ecosystem Vikas Pandey, Ganesh T. and Kunal Satyam Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences Vol.47(4): 846-853 2018 0.289
8 A note on morphometric, shoot density and biomass of Thalassia hemprichii from the South Andaman coast, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Savurirajan M.,, Raj Kiran Lakra, Jawed Equbal & Kunal Satyam T. Ganesh Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences Vol. 47(06): 1222-1227. 2018 0.289
9 Assessing the ecological quality of the Port Blair coast (South Andaman, India) using different suites of benthic biotic indices Jawed Equbal, Ganesh T., Raj Kiran Lakra, M. Savurirajan and Kunal Satyam Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom Vol. 97(5), 1007– 1021. 2017 1.403
10 Macrobenthos relative to the oxygen minimum zone on the East Indian margin, Bay of Bengal. Raman A.V. , R. Damodaran, L. A. Levin, T. Ganesh, Y.K. V. Rao, N.Sateesh & M. Rakhesh Marine Ecology vol.36, issue 3, pp.679-700. 2015 1.843
11 Evaluation of changes in macrobenthic standing stock and polychaete community structure along the south eastern Arabian Sea shelf during the monsoon t Abdul Jaleel K.U., Usha V. Parameswaran, Aiswarya Gopal, Chippy Khader, Ganesh T., V.N. Sanjeevan, Shunmugaraj T., Anil Kumar Vijayan, G.V.M. Gupta Continental Shelf Research Vol. 102: 9–18. 2015 1.942
12 First record of Albunea occulta (Boyko) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Albuneidae) from the Andaman Islands, India Marimuthu P., S. Kumaralingam, K.A. Jayaraj, Jawed Equbal & T. Ganesh Zootaxa Vol. 4027 (1): 135–139. 2015 0.931
13 A new record of the seagrass Halophila beccarii Ascherson from the Port Blair coast, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Savurirajan M., Raj Kiran Lakra and T. Ganesh Botanica Marina vol. 58(5): 409–413 2015 0.989
14 Multivariate statistical approach to identify significant sources influencing the physico-chemical variables in Aerial Bay, North Andaman, India Dilip Kumar Jha, N.V. Vinithkumar, Biraja Kumar Sahu, Apurba Kumar Das, P.S. Dheenan, P. Venkateshwaran, Mehmuna Begum, T. Ganesh, M. Prashanthi Devi, R. Kirubagaran Marine Pollution Bulletin Vol.85; Issue 1: pp.261-267. 2014 3.241
15 Macrobenthos response to sewage pollution in a tropical inshore area. Ganesh T., M. Rakhesh, A. V.Raman, Sateesh Nanduri, Shonda Moore & B. Rajanna Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Vol. 186 (6): 3553-3566. 2014 1.592
16 Small copepods structuring mesozooplankton community dynamics in a tropical estuary coastal system Rakhesh, M., A.V. Raman, T. Ganesh, P. Chandramohan, F. Dehairs Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science vol. 126; pp.7-22 2013 2.611

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A new distribution record of the Pentagonal Sea Urchin Crab Echinoecus pentagonus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1879) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Pilumnidae) from the Balakrishna Meher and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Journal of Threatened Taxa vol. 11,14773–14776 2019 0
2 An Account on the Occurrence of Wedge Sea Hare, Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot 1786) (Gastropoda: Aplysiidae) from Andaman Islands, India Vikas Pandey, Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam, M. Savurirajan, Raj Kiran Lakra, Jawed Equbal, Kunal Satyam, Rokkarukala Samson and P. Shanmukha Sainath Journal of Threatened Taxa Vol. 10(6): 11818-11821 2018 0
3 Reappearance of the rare Shingle Urchin Colobocentrotus (Podophora) atratus (Camarodonta: Echinometridae) after eight decades from the rocky shore of Vikas Pandey and T. Ganesh Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(11): 9377–9380 2016 0
4 On Some Collections of Echinodermata from Andhra Pradesh and Orissa Coasts of India. Sastry, D.R.K., Y.K.V. Rao, T. Ganesh, M. Srinivasa Rao, N. Sateesh, A. Bharathi, C.Annapurna and A.V. Raman Records of Zoological Survey of India 112 (Part-3): 61-87 2012 0

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 A preliminary investigation on diversity and distributional pattern of Amphipods (Peracarida Crustacea) in the intertidal habitats of the South Andama Kunal Satyam, Ganesh T., Jawed Equbal, Raj Kiran Lakra, Vikas Pandey & M. Savurirajan Biodiversity Journal Vol. 8 (2) 577–578 2017
2 Species Composition, Abundance and Diversity of Meiobenthic Fauna in Mangrove Sediments of South Andaman Islands. Savurirajan M., R. Jayabarathi, G. Padmavati and T. Ganesh National Seminar on Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity 222-233 2012

Books

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Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Habitat Ecology of Rockyshore Fauna of Port Blair Coast, South Andaman Islands. Kunal Satyam and Ganesh Thiruchitrambalam Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands Elsevier Publications 2018 978-0-12-813064-3

Edited Books

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Ongoing Projects

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Career Guidance Offered to students

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List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

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Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 M.SC 7 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
2 2019 M.SC 5 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
3 2018 M.SC 5 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
4 2017 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
5 2016 M.SC 3 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
6 2015 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
7 2014 M.SC 6 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
8 2013 M.SC 1 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
9 2012 M.SC 5 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Nosad Sahu 29-08-2016 20161119009 Intertidal Polychaetes of Port Blair Coast, India NO NO
2 M. Savurirajan 17-08-2012 PHD 1748 Distribution and Morphometric Variability of Seagrasses in the Intertidal region of South Andaman Ilands, India YES 28-03-2018 YES 08-03-2019
3 Vikas Pandey 16-08-2012 R31069 Intertidal Macrobenthic Fauna of Port Blair Coast, South Andaman, India YES 28-09-2017 YES 23-10-2018
4 Jawed Equbal 16-08-2012 R31064 Macrobenthic Infaunal communities in sewage discharge areas and the benthic quality statua of Port Blair Coast, outh Andaman Island, India YES 09-10-2018 YES 31-10-2019
5 Raj Kiran Lakra 16-08-2012 R31068 Polychaete Assemblages in seagrass habitats of South Andaman Coast, India YES 14-08-2018 YES 01-07-2020
6 Kunal Satyam 14-08-2013 R34406 Distribution and Assemblage of Amphipods in the South Andaman Coast, India YES 11-01-2019 NO
7 Gutthavilli Pridvi Raj 13-09-2018 1800119010 Diversity and distributions of Gastropods of Port Blair Coast, South Andaman, India NO NO
8 Balakrishna Meher 07-09-2015 20151119002 Taxonomic account on Brachyurans and Crab-like Anamurans of South Andaman Islands, India NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Marine Benthic Polychaetes: Potential Live Feed for Aquaculture Webinar on New Horizons of Aquatic Ecosystems - Towards Sustainable Development Adikavi Nannaya University National 24-07-2020 24-07-2020 2020
2 Biotechnological and Aquaculture potential of Benthic biota of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Workshop on Marine Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Fisheries National Institute of Ocean Technology, Ministry of Earth Sciences State 28-06-2018 28-06-2018 2018

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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences UGC-HRDC Andhra Univerity 2 weeks 23-12-2019 05-01-2020 2020

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date
1 Refresher Course on Teacher and Teaching in Higher Education 18-12-2019 16-02-2020
2 Refresher Course in Marine Science 26-11-2018 28-02-2019