S. P. Biswas

S. P. Biswas
S. P. Biswas
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Professor
Life Sciences

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : Guru Charan College, Guahati University, 1975
  2. Master’s Degree : Jawaharlal Nehru University, Imphal Centre, 1977
  3. Ph.D.: (Zoology:Fish Biology), North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, 1982

Professional Experience: 35 years (since 1982)

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Hydrobiology in relation to fisheries and aquatic fauna

Research Projects:

Sl. No.

Project Title

Funding Agency

Period/ Status

1

Observations on the growth and production potential of ‘shoot carps’ or fast growing fry of cultivated carps

Dept of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

1985-89

(Completed)

2

Ecology of chars or river islands of Brahmaputra River with special reference to fisheries

Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India

1994-98

(Completed)

3

Germplsm Inventory, Evaluation and Gene Banking of Freshwater Fishes

Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi

1999-02

(Completed)

4

Strategy and approach for comprehensive development of fisheries involving community based programme with special reference to NE Region

National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (ICAR)

2005-07

(Completed)

5

Studies of the impact of farm and industrial effluent on the commercially important threatened freshwater fishes in north eastern India

Dept of Science &Technology, Govt. of India

2005-08

(Completed)

6

Inventorization of fish and aquatic mega-fauna of Dibru-Saikhowa National Park

Ministry of Environment &Forests, Govt. of India

2008-11

(Completed)

 

Ph.D Scholars:

Name of the candidate

Topic of thesis

Status(Ongoing /Completed)

Year of award

 

Hemanta Kumar Phukon

Studies on growth and production potential of fry and fingerlings of carps under different ecological condition

1998

 

Jyotima Phukon

Studies on certain aspects of the biology of an ornamental catfish, Erethistes pussilus Muller and Troschel from the Brahmaputra drainage system

1998

 

Sanchita Boruah

Investigation on certain aspects of hydrobiology in relation to fisheries in the upper stretches of the river Brahmaputra.

2000

 

Bibha Chetia Borah

Culture prospects of Puntius sarana (Hamilton)

2001

 

Prasanna Kumar Dutta

A comparative study of the hydrobiology and fisheries of open and closed beel in Jorhat district of Assam

2002

 

Geetimoni Hatikakoty

Studies on certain aspects of the biology and habitat ecology of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) from domestic pond in Upper Assam

2003

 

Mrinali Choudhury

Some aspects of the biology and ecology of Channa barca (Hamilton)

2004

 

Abdul Wakid

Studies on certain aspects of ecology and behaviour of the dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam

2005

 

Gayatri Agniborah

Some aspects of the biology and ecology of Chaca chaca (Ham)

2006

 

Anupam Sharma

Anthropogenic impact on the environment of two wetlands of the upper Brahmaputra valley through evaluation on their biotic communities

2007

 

Kimty Das

Studies on some aspects of the biology and ecology of a hill stream fish, Garra gotyla gotyla Gray

2008

 

Jugendra Nath Das

Current status, distribution and ecology of ornamental fish diversity of the upper Brahmaputra basin

2008

 

Th. Pawlen Singha

Habitat ecology and conservation strategy of the freshwater dolphin Platanista gangetica Roxburgh, in the River Barak in Southern Assam

2009

 

Amulya Saikia

Breeding biology and artificial propagation of Channa punctatus (Bloch) with emphasis on its rearing in rice field ecosystem

2010

 

Muhammad Hussain

Studies on different limnological aspects of certain beels of Dhemaji, Assam and their bearing in fish production

2011

 

Ranjita Bania

Hydrobiology in relation to fishery with special reference to socio-economics of fisher folk in and around Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam

2011

 
  1. Santoshkumar Singh

Studies on ecology, biology and rearing feasibility of two spiny eel, Macrognathus aral (Bloch & Schneider) and Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton-Buchanan) from Upper Assam

2011

 

Lakhi Prasad Hazarika

Studies on river health of the Subansiri with special reference to dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica: A pre-dam investigation of lower Subansiri hydroelectric project

2012

 

Hemakanchan Phukon

Investigation on ecology, biology and rearing feasibility of certain larvicidal fishes of Upper Assam

2012

 

Sanjoy Dakua              

Habitat Ecology, Biology and Captive Breeding of Two Wild Cyprinid Fish from Maijan Beel in Upper Assam                                                                                              

2012

 

Aparesh Gupta Choudhury

Ichthyofaunal diversity of Noa-Dehing drainage System in Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh

2013

 

Sidhartha Purkayastha

An in-depth study on the Development of Fisheries Sector in Assam with Special Emphasis on the Role of External Funding Agencies

2013

 
 

Study on the Impact of Several Biotic Factors on the Habitat, Behavior and Ecology of the Gangetic Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) and Possible Conservation Measures

2013

 
 

Gobin Paswan

Ecology, Biology and Captive Breeding of certain Ornamental Varieties   of Gourami (Pisces : Belontidae) from Upper Brahmaputra Basin

2014

 

Bikramaditya Bakalial

Inventorization of habitat types and fish diversity in the downstream of Subansiri basin

2014

 

Utpal Sarma

Investigation on benthic macrofauna of the Joysagar tank in relation to its bottom water quality

2015

 

Shahlina Haque

Habitat Ecology, Life History Traits and Rearing Feasibility of Certain loaches (Pisces: Cobitidae) from Sivasagar District, Assam

2015

 

Nibedita Gogoi

Investigation on Ecology, Biology, Rearing and Breeding Feasibility of an Ornamental Snakehead, Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn

2016

 

Panchali Karmakar

Study of the Ornamental Puffer Fish, Tetraodon cutcutia (Hamilton-Buchanan) with Reference to its Habitat, Biology, Rearing and Captive Breeding

Thesis submitted

 

Anamika Sarma

Studies on Limnology with special reference to Fish and Fisheries of Gelabeel in Golaghat District, Assam

Thesis submitted

 

Seemashri Borah

Studies on Habitat Ecology and Fisheries of Moridikhow in Sivasagar District, Assam

Thesis submitted

 

Bhenila Bailung

Habitat Ecology, Biology and Captive Breeding of Mystus dibrugarensis (Chaudhuri, 1913) (Siluriformes: Bagridae)

To be submitted

 

Sanjeeb Kumar Dey Baidya

Biomonitoring of water quality of Chathe river in Nagaland

Ongoing

 

Manjit Sonowal

Studies on Feeding and Reproductive Biology of the Sleeper Goby, Glossogobius giuris (Hamilton-Buchanan) involving on Farm and Aquarium Culture

Ongoing

 

Anurag Protim Das

Formulation of Fish Feed Fortified with Natural Carotenoids for Ornamental Fish Trichogaster fasciata (Bloch & Schneider) with Special Reference to Colouration and Gonadal Development

Ongoing

 

Rita Rajmohan

Molecular characterization of fungal pathogens to common ornamental fish species of upper Brahmaputra valley

Ongoing

 

Jyotirmoy Sonowal

Studies on Taxonomy, Distribution and Present Status of Snakehead Fishes (Genus Channa Scopoli) from Assam

Ongoing

 

Nipen Nayak

Studies on Feeding and Reproductive Biology for Developing Protocol for Captive Breeding and Rearing of Rainbow Snakehead (Channa bleheri Vierke, 1991

Ongoing

 

Rimle Borah

Captive Maturation, Breeding and Larval Rearing of an Ornamental Fish, Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton, 1822)

Ongoing

 

Hamen Saikia

Studies on Habitat Ecology, Biology and Captive Breeding of Nandus nandus (Hamilton-Buchanan) from Borsola beel, Jorhat, Assam              

Ongoing

 

Administrative Assignments:

  1. HoD in Life Sciences (2006-2009)

Consultancy:

  1. Acted as a member in an Advisory Body for EIA study on an Oil India Project (Impact on Seismic Survey on Fish and Dolphin of the Brahmaputra Basin) constituted by Ministry of Environ. & Forests, Govt of India (2008-10)
  2. Acted as a member in an Advisory Body for an NHPC Project (Impact Assessment on Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Power Project) constituted by Govt. of Assam (2007-10)
  3. Acted as a member in Project Oversight Committee, Lower Subansiri H.E. Project, constituted by Ministry of Power, Govt. of India (2015-2016)

Extension Service:

  • Involved in various awareness/ conservation programme related to aquatic biodiversity since 1980.

 

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Publications

Research Publications:

A. List of publications in peer reviewed journals

  1. Nasar, S. A. K. and Biswas, S. P. (1982): Studies on the length-weight relationship of Puntius clavatus (McClelland) from Simsang river, Meghalaya, India. Matsya, 8:59-62.
  2. Biswas, S. P., Nasar, S. A. K. and Chatterjee, K. (1982): Studies on the age and growth of two species of carp, Labeo pangusia (Ham.) and L. dero (Ham.).  J. Bio. Res., 2(2): 116-125.
  3. Nasar, S. A. K., Biswas, S. P. and Chatterjee, K. (1982): Morphometric and meristic characters of the Indian carp, Labeo dero from three north eastern Indian rivers. Environ. & Ecol, 1: 219-222.
  4. Biswas, S. P., Nasar, S. A. K. and Chatterjee, K. (1984): Inter- and Intraspecific comparisons on some aspects of the reproductive biology of the carp, Labeo pangusia (Ham.) and L. dero (Ham.). Arch. Biol. (Bruxelles), 95: 11-27.
  5. Biswas, S. P., Nasar, S. A. K. and Chatterjee, K. (1984): Length-weight relationship and condition factor of Labeo dero (Ham). Biol. Bull. India, 6(3): 222-228.
  6. Biswas, S. P. (1985): Studies on gut length in relation to feeding habits of five commercially important fishes from Assam. J. Assam Sci. Soc. 28(1): 10-13.
  7. Biswas, S. P. (1987): On the food and feeding habits of a carp, Labeo pangusia, J. Assam Sci. Soc., 29(2): 24-31.
  8. Biswas, S. P. and Phukon, H. K. (1989): On the ‘fast - growing fry’ of cultivated carps. Sci. & Cult., 55:502-504.
  9. Biswas, S. P. and Phukon, H. K. (1990): On the growth of shoot fry of common carp. J. Assam Sci. Soc. 33(1):70-73.
  10. Biswas, S. P. and Phukon, H. K. (1991): On the mortality and growth of the ‘shoot fry’ of a major carp. Bull. Life Sci., 1:41-44.
  11. Biswas, S. P. and Phukon, H. K. (1992):Prospects of ‘shoot fry’ in commercial fish farming. Bull. Life Sci., 2:23-30.
  12. Biswas, S. P. (1994): On certain aspects of the fecundity of a cyprinid, Punctius clavatus (McClelland). Bull. Life Sci., 4: 55-60.
  13. Biswas, S. P. (1994): A study on some ecomorphological and biological aspects of Labeo dero (Ham). J. Assam Sci. Soc., 36(4): 243- 252.
  14. Biswas, S. P., Borbora, S.H., and Dutta, B.C. (1995): Present status of capture fisheries in the upper stretches of the Brahmaputra. Bull. Life Sci., 5:31-40.
  15. Biswas, S. P. (1996): Global water scarcity: Issues and implications with special reference to India.  Verh. Internat. Varein. Limnol. Stuttgart.,  26 : 115-121.
  16. Phukon, J.and Biswas, S. P. (1996): On some aspects of the biology of an ornamental fish, Erethistes pussilus from the Brahmaputra Basin. J. Freshwater Biol., 8 (1):27-32.
  17. Phukon, J. and Biswas, S. P. (1996): On the maturity and spawning of an ornamental fish, Erethistes pussilus Muller & Troschel. Indian J. Fish., 49(1): 51-57
  18. Biswas, S. P.; Baruah, A. and Mohan, R. S. L. (1997): Current status of River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in the River Brahmaputra.  Internatl. J. Ecol. Environ. Sci.,  23: 357-361.
  19. Chetia Bora, B. Bhagawati, A.K. and Biswas, S.P. (1997): Acclimatization of Puntius sarana (Ham) under controlled pond condition. Bull. Life Sci., 7: 65-67.
  20. Pandey, A.K., Baruah, A. and Biswas, S.P. (1998): On the ornamental fish fauna in the Brahmaputra drainage system. Indian J. Fish., 45(1):95-97.
  21. Chetia Bora, B. Bhagawati, A.K. and Biswas, S.P. (1999): Response of Puntius sarana (Ham) to induce breeding by ovaprim administration. J. Inland Fish. Soc. India, 31(1):13-17.
  22. Biswas, S. P. and Boruah, S.(1999): An overview of dolphin in Assam. Bull. Life Sci., 9: 75-82.
  23. Biswas, S. P. and Boruah, S.(2000): Ecology of the River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in the Upper Brahmaputra. Hydrobiol, 430: 97-111.
  24. Biswas, S. P.; Baruah, D. and Hazarika, A. (2000): An experimental study of soil conservation using herbaceous plants in Majuli Island, Assam, India. Environmentalist, 20: 19-27.
  25. Biswas, S. P. and Boruah, S. (2000): Fisheries ecology of the North-Eastern Himalaya with special reference to the Brahmaputra River. Ecol. Eng., 16:39-50. (IF: 2.065)
  26. Biswas, S. P.;  Baruah, A. and Boruah, S. (2001): Conservation status of fish  resources in the Brahmaputra basin. Tropical Zool., 2 &3:125-131.
  27. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2001): Resatoration of Riverine Ecosystem : A Case Study in the Upper Brahmaputra Basin. In: Ecohydrology (eds. V. Subrahmanian and AL. Ramanathan), UNESCO-IHP Publications, p.17-26.
  28. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2002): Application of ecohydrology in the Brahmaputra River.  Ecohydrol. & Hydrobiol., 2002, 2(1-4): 79-87. (IF: 0.292)
  29. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2002): Ecohydrology and Fisheries of the Upper Brahmaputra Basin.  Environmentalist, 22(2): 119-131.
  30. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2002): Influence of water quality on the ecology of the River Brahmaputra. In: Recent Trends in Hydrogeochemistry – Case studies from surface and sub-surface waters of selected countries. (eds. AL. Ramanathan and R. Ramesh) Capital Publishing House, New Delhi; p. 83-88. (Impact factor: not available)
  31. Biswas, S. P. (2002): Strategy for conservation of ornamental fishes in the North Eastern Himalaya Region. In: Participatory Approach for fish Biodiversity conservation in North East India (Eds. P. C. Mahanta and L. K. Tyagi) NBFGR. Lucknow. 181-192. (Impact factor: not available)
  32. Choudhury, M.  and Biswas, S. P. (2003): Maturity and spawning habit of an ornamental snakehead fish Channa barca (Hamilton).  J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth., 3:149-152.
  33. Choudhury, M. and Biswas, S. P. (2004): Prospects of rearing of a threatened murrel, Channa barca (Hamilton).  J. Inland Fish Soc. India, 36(2): 36-41.
  34. Choudhury, M. and Biswas, S. P. (2004): Ecology and Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Wetlands in Upper Assam. In. Management of Freshwater Ecosystems (ed. L.L. Sharma et al), 2004, p. 73-82. (Impact factor: not available)
  35. Hatikakaty, G. and Biswas, S. P. (2004): Length weight relationship of Oreochromis mossambicus (Peters) from a pond in Upper Assam, India. J. Environ. & Ecoplan, 8(1):  229-236.
  36. Wakid, A. and Biswas, S. P. (2005): Status and diversity of fish fauna in Dibru-Saikhowa National Park, Assam.  J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., 102(1): 50-55.
  37. Das, J. N. and Biswas, S. P. (2005): Present status, diversity and habitate ecology of ornamental fishes in the flood plain lakes of Upper Assam. Bull. Life Sci.,  11: 32-40.
  38. Choudhary, M.  and Biswas, S. P. (2005): Habitat degradation of flood plain lakes of Assam- A great threat to fishery industry in the state.  Indian Farming, 55(6): 14-21.
  39. Rahman, I.; Gogoi, I. and Biswas, S. P. (2007): Effects of Pogostemon parviflorus on reproduction of Helopeltis theivora feeding on different tea varieties. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. India,  77(B): 283-287. 
  40. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2007): Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on the Hydrobiology of the Brahmaputra River System. In. Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on Fish and Fisheries (ed. Umesh C. Goswami). Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 2007, p. 233-244. (Impact factor: not available)
  41. Biswas, S.P.; Das, J.N.; Sarkar, U.K. and Lakra, W.S. (2007): Ornamental Fishes of North East India- An Atlas. NBFGR (ICAR) Publication, Lucknow, p.111. (Impact factor: not available)
  42. Boruah, S.; Ganguly, P.; Biswas, S. P. and Sharma, A. (2008): Land use land cover changes: Its impact on the wetland Ecosystem of Maguri beel, Assam, India. In. conservation and Restoration (Eds. V. K. Choubey et al.) In national Institute of Hydrology Roorkee, Uttarkhand, p.605-616. (Impact factor: not available)
  43. Sharma, A.; Biswas, S. P.; Boruah, S.; Das, J. and Bhattacharjya, A. (2008): Dynamics of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in floodplain wetlands of Upper Brahmaputra valley, Assam, North East India. Proc. on Natl. Sem. on wetland and livelihood, 133-143. (Impact factor: not available)
  44. Sharma, A. and Biswas, S. P. (2008): Texural and chemical studies of riverine sediment of the Tungabhadra basin in Chitrdurga District, Karnataka receiving Domestic Sewage from Harihar region. Bull. Life Sci., 14: 48-55. 
  45. Biswas, S. P. and Das, J. N. (2009): Fish tales and the mystique of the river dolphin. In. Inredible Dibru Saikhowa National Park (ed.K.K. Dwivedi).Dibru-Saikhowa Conservation Society, Tinsukia. p. 64-69. (Impact factor: not available)
  46. Biswas, S. P. and Das, J. N. (2009): Current status and diversity of ornamental fishes in flood plain wetlands of Upper Brahmaputra basin. In. Wetlands of North-East India: Ecology, Aquatic Bioresoprces and Conservation (ed.) L. Kosygyn. Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi,p 114-123. (Impact factor: not available)
  47. Abujam, S. K S.; Dakua, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2009): Physico-chemical parameters and fish enumeration of Maijan Beel (wetland) of Upper Assam. Geobios, 36:184-188.
  48. Dakua, S.; Abujam, S. K S.; Choudhury, P. and Biswas, S. P. (2009): A Preliminary Investigation on the Fish and Fisheries of Maijan Beel in Upper Assam. Indian J. Environ. & Ecoplan., 16 (1): 262-270.
  49. Gohain, M. and Biswas, S. P. (2009): Fecundity of some fish species of the Brahmaputra Basin. Geobios. 36:157-160.
  50. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2010): An eco-hydrological approach to habitat restoration of the Brahmaputra river: Bank stabilization by phytoremediation. 4th Aqua Conference, 8-10 December, India Habitat Centre, 2010, Delhi.p.79-87. (Impact factor: not available)
  51. Biswas, S. P. (2010): Prospects of rearing Labeo pungusia (Ham) in the highlands of North Eastern India. In: Coldwater fisheries management. Mahanta, P. C. & Sarma, D. (eds). DCFR, Bhimtal. 2010, p.83-90. Impact factor: not available)
  52. Abujam, S. K S.; Dakua, S.; Bakalial, B.; Saikia, A. K.; Biswas, S. P. and Choudhury, P. (2011): Diversity of plankton in Maijan beel, Upper Assam. Asian J. Exp. Biol. Sci., 562-568.
  53. Abujam, S. K. S. and Biswas, S. P. (2011): Studies on the reproductive biology of spiny eel, Macrognathus aral (Bloch & Schneider) from upper Assam. J.  Environ. Biol., 32: 635-639. (Impact factor: ISI 0.64).
  54. Bania, R. and Biswas, S. P. (2011): Conventional and non-conventional fishing gears of upper Brahmaputra basin. NBU J. Anim. Sc.5:34-39.
  55. Choudhury, A. G.; Abujam, S. K S.; Biswas, S. P. and Gupta, A. (2011): Investigation on certain limnological parameters of Namdapha River in Arunachal Pradesh.  Geobios, 38(1): 91-95.
  56. Phukon, H. and Biswas, S. P. (2011): Study on habitat ecology and fish diversity of a wetland in Upper Assam. Geobios, 38(1): 45-48.
  57. Baruah, D.; Hazarika, L.P.; Bakalial, B.; Dutta, R. and Biswas, S.P. (2012): A grave danger for the Ganges dolphin (Platanista gangetica Roxburgh) in the Subansiri River due to a large hydroelectric project. Environmentalist, 2012, 32:85-90.
  58. Islam, M.R.; Das, B.; Baruah, D.; Biswas, S. P. and Gupta, A. (2012): Hydrochemistry of Kulsi River, a tributary of the Brahmaputra, N.E. India. Euro. J. Exp. Bio., 2(6): 2451-2455.
  59. Paswan, G., Abujam, S. K. S., Dey, M. and Biswas, S. P. (2012): Length-weight relationship of two species of Trichogaster (Colisa) from Brahmaputra basin of Assam. J. Bio. Innov., 2012, 1(1): 6-13. (Impact Factor = 0.488)
  60. Purkayastha, S.; Sarma, S.; Gupta, S.; Abujam, S. K. and Biswas, S. P. (2012): Captive breeding of an endangered fish Ompok pabda (Hamilton-Buchanan) with ovatide from Guwahati, Assam. Asian J. Exp. Biol. Sci., 3(2):267-271.
  61. Saikia, A. K., Abujam, S. K. S. and Biswas, S. P. (2012): Food and feeding habit of Channa punctatus (Bloch) from the paddy field of Sivsagar District, Assam. Bull. Envirn. Pharmacology & Life Sci., 1(5): 10- 15. (Impact Factor = 0.4713)
  62. Sarma, U. and Biswas, S.P. (2012): Studies on Bottom Water Quality and Macrobenthic Community as Bioindicators in the Joysagar Tank, Sivasagar, Assam (India). J. Frontline Res. Arts & Sci., 2: 93-100.
  63. Laskar, B. A.; Rawat, J. S.; Dasgupta, M.; Biswas, S. P.; Sarma, D. and Das, D.N. (2013): Strategy of mahseer fish (Actinopterygii: Cyprinidae) conservation: A case study in Arunachal Pradesh, India. Eco. Env. & Cons., 19 (3):147-152.
  64. Saikia, A. K.; Abujam, S. K. S. and Biswas, S. P. (2013): Reproductive biology of Channa punctatus (Bloch) from paddy field of Sivasagar, Assam. Intl. J. Current Res., 5 (3): 542-546. (Scientific Journal Impact factor: 3.845)
  65. Singha, Th. P.; Dutta, B. K. and Biswas, S. P. (2013): The status of the Ganges River Dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica in the River Barak, Assam, India.  J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., 110(2):129-134.
  66. Abujam, S. K. S. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Length-Weight relationship and Condition factor of spiny eel Macrognathus aral from upper Assam, India. Intl. J. Current Life Sci., 4 (3): 605-611. (Impact factor: Thomson Reuters 0.57).
  67. Abujam, S. K. S., Paswan, G., Deori, D. J., Phukon. H. K., Dakua, S., Biswas, S. P. and Saikia, A. K.. (2014): Indigenous poisoning practice in waterbody of NE-India: A case study. Fishing Chimes, 34 (4): 34-36.
  68. Abujam, S. K S., Paswan, G., Deori, D. J., Bhattacharjee, M., Biswas, S. P. and Patra, B. C. (2015): Captive breeding of Trichogaster fasciata with ovaprim injection, Intl. J. Current Lif. Sci., 5(1):160-166.
  69. Abujam, S.K.S.; Shah, R.K.; Deori, D. J. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Diversity of Macrophytes in Maijan Wetland, Upper Assam, India. South Asian J. Exp. Biol., 2014, 4 (4): 164-171. (Global Impact factor: 0.495)
  70. Abujam, S. K. S., Soram J. S., Dakua, S., Paswan, G., Saikia, A. K.  and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Food and feeding habit of spiny eel. Macrognathus pancalus (Ham-Buch) from Upper Assam, India, J. Inland Fish Soc. India, 46(2): 23-33.
  71. Bailung, B. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Checklist, status and role of fish diversity as a measure of alternative livelihood in Dihing River basin, Assam. Intl. J. Applied Biol & Pharmac. Technol., 5(3): 1-4.
  72. Bakalial, B., Biswas, S. P. Baruah, D. (2014): Report of IUCN Red Listed Pillaia indica Yazdani, 1972 from Lakhimpur District of Assam, Northeast India with a note on its habitat ecology, Arch. Appl. Sci. Res.,  6 (1): 223-228.
  73. Bakalial, B.; Biswas, S. P.; Borah, S. and Baruah, D. (2014): Checklist of fishes of Lower Subansiri river drainage, Northeast India.  Annals of Biol. Res., 5 (2): 55-67.
  74. Dey, S.; Biswas, S. P.; Dey, S. and Bhattacharyya, S. P. (2014): Scanning electron microscopy of scales and its taxonomic application in the fish genus Channa. Microsc. Microanal., 2014, doi:10.1017/S1431927614001019.
  75. Dutta, B.; Biswas, S.P.; Borah, S. and Baruah, D. (2014): Physicochemical analysis of flowing water of Dikhow River, Assam, India.  Intl. J. Pharmacy & Inte.  Lif.  Sci., 2(I7): 83-94.
  76. Hazarika, L. P.; Bakalial, B.; Baruah, D. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Successful breeding of an endemic murrel, Channa aurantimaculata Musikasinthorn with a habitat manipulation practice. Annals of Biol. Res., 5 (7):10-15.
  77. Hazarika, L. P., Baruah, D., Borah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Diversity assessment of macroinvertebrates in the dam progressed Subansiri river in the North –Eastern India, Intl. J. Fish. & Aqua. Studies, 2(1): 142-146.
  78. Haque, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Length-Weight relationship and condition factor of Botia dario (Hamilton-Buchanan) from Sivasagar district, Assam, Intl. J. Fish. & Aqua. Studies, 2(1): 244-247.
  79. Karmakar, P. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Reproductive Biology of Tetraodon cutcutia (Pisces: Tetraodontidae) from Meleng River in Jorhat District, Assam.  Intl. J. Sci. & Technol., 2(7): 23-27.
  80. Moran, J., Baruah, D. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Study on zooplankton diversity of rivers Kaliani and Dhansiri receiving petrochemical effluent from NRL, Assam, India. Intl. J. Adv.Technol. Engin. & Sci., 2(9), 259-263.
  81. Moran, J., Baruah, D. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Phytoplankton assessment of two rivers receiving petrochemical effluent from NRL, Assam, India. Intl. J. Adv. Res. Sci. & Engin., 3(9), 178-186.
  82. Moran, J., Baruah, D. and Biswas, S.P. (2014): Study on seasonal productivity of two rivers receiving petrochemical Effluent from NRL, Assam, India. Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., 3(12): 62-66.
  83. Sarmah, A., Bora, S., Deori, D. J., Abujam, S. K. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Indigenous technique for preparation of dry fish and products by Deori community; J. Exp. Biol. & Agricul. Sci., 2(6): 618-622.
  84. Sarmah, A. and Biswas, S. P. (2014): Different types of fishing gear and method used in Gelabeel, an oxbow lake of Golaghat District, Intl. J. Current Res., 6 (9): 8643-8647.
  85. Dakua, S., Abujam, S. K. Choudhury P. and  Biswas, S. P.( 2015): Length-weight relationship of Esomus danricus (Hamilton) from upper Assam, India,  Intl. J. Fish.  & Aqu. Studies, 2(4): 125-128.
  86. Bora, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2015): Water quality and ichthyofaunal diversity of an oxbow lake in upper Assam, Intl. J. Fish.  & Aqu. Studies, 3(1): 15-18.
  87. Dutta, B.; Baruah, D. and Biswas, S.P.  (2015): Diversity assessment of macroinvertebrates and impact of human activities in river Dikhow -a southern tributary of river Brahmaputra, Assam, India. Review of Research, 5(1):1-8.
  88. Dey Baidya, S. K. and Biswas, S. P. (2015): Physicochemical assessment for seasonal variations of the Chathe river of Dimapur district in Nagaland, India, Intl. Res. J. Nat. & Appl.  Sci.,  2(6): 98-135
  89. Saikia, A. K., Abujam, S. K., Das, D. N., and Biswas, S. P. (2015): Economics of paddy cum fish culture: A case study in Sivsagar, Assam. Intl. J Fish. & Aqu. Studies, 2(5): 198-203.
  90. Abujam, S. K. S. and Biswas, S. P. (2016): Length-Weight of spiny eel Macrognathus pancalus (Hamilton-Buchanan) from upper Assam, India. J Aquacult Eng Fish Res, 2(2): 50-60. doi: 10.3153/JAEFR16007
  91. Gogoi, N., Hazarika, L.P. and Biswas, S.P.  (2016): Studies on the reproductive biology and captive breeding of Channa aurantimaculata, an endemic fish from Assam, J.  Environ. Biol., 37(3): 369-374.
  92. Das, A.P. and Biswas S.P. (2016) Carotenoids and Pigmentation in Ornamental Fish. J Aquac Mar Biol. 4(4): 00093. DOI: 10.15406/jamb.2016.04.00093.

Books and Book Chapters:

B. List of Publication in books/proceeding

  1. Biswas S. P. (1993): Bionomics of Labeo pangusia (Ham.) from the Highlands of North-East India. Proc. 3rd Indian Fisheries Forum, 11-14 October,1993, Pantnagar. p 135- 139.
  2. Biswas, S. P., Phukon, H. K and Gogoi, A. (1994): Limnology of a man-made tank. In: Proc., Recent Advances in Life Sciences, Dibrugarh University, 1: 143–148.
  3. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2001): Resatoration of Riverine Ecosystem : A Case Study in the Upper Brahmaputra Basin.  In: Ecohydrology (eds. V. Subrahmanian and AL. Ramanathan), UNESCO-IHP Publications,  p.17-26.
  4. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2002): Influence of water quality on the ecology of the River Brahmaputra. In: Recent Trends in Hydrogeochemistry – Case studies from surface and sub-surface waters of selected countries. (eds. AL. Ramanathan and R. Ramesh) Capital Publishing House, New Delhi; 2002, p. 83-88.
  5. Biswas, S. P. (2003): Strategy for conservation of ornamental fishes in the North Eastern Himalaya Region. In: Participatory Approach for fish Biodiversity conservation in North East India (Eds. P. C. Mahanta and L. K. Tyagi) NBFGR. Lucknow. 2003, 181-192.
  6. Choudhury, M. and Biswas, S. P. (2004): Ecology and ichthyofaunal diversity of wetlands in Upper Assam. In: Management of Freshwater Ecosystems (ed. L.L. Sharma et al), Udaipur, Rajasthan, p. 73-82.
  7. Biswas, S. P. (2005): Diversity of ornamental fishes in the wetlands of Assam. In: Re-assessment of Fish Genetic Resources in India and Need to Evolve Sustainable Methodology for conservation” (Eds. P.C. Mahanta & A.K. Singh), NBFGR, Lucknow, p. 26-28.
  8. Das, J. N.; Biswas, S. P. & Saikia, T. (2006): Degradation of riverine and wetland habitats in Upper Assam and their restoration. In: Sustain Fish (eds. B.M. Kurup & K. Ravindran) School of Industrial Fisheries. Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin-682016; p. 528-535.
  9. Biswas, S. P.; Singha, Th. P. and Dutta, B. K. (2007): Status of Endangered River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in North East India. In: Biodiversity Conservation – the Post Rio Scenario in India, (eds. B. K. Dutta et al), Assam University, Silchar, p. 46-51.
  10. Das, J. N. and Biswas, S. P. (2006): Diversity of Indigenous Ornamental Fishes in the Rivers of Upper Assam. In: Biodiversity Conservation and Future Concern (Eds P.J. Handique and M.C. Kalita), NEBA, Gauhati University, Guwahati, p. 76-83.
  11. Biswas, S. P.; Das, J. N.; Sarkar, U. K. & Lakra, W. S (2007): Ornamental Fishes of North East India- An Atlas.. NBFGR (ICAR) Publication, Lucknow,111p.
  12. Biswas, S. P.  and Boruah, S (2007): Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on the Hydrobiology of the Brahmaputra River System.. In: Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards on Fish and Fisheries (ed. Umesh C. Goswami). Narendra Publishing House, Delhi. 2007, p. 233-244.
  13. Boruah, S.; Ganguly, P.; Biswas, S. P. and Sharma, A. (2008): Land use land cover changes: Its impact on the wetland Ecosystem of Maguri beel, Assam, India. In. Conservation and Restoration (Eds. V. K. Choubey et al.) National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee, Uttarkhand,  p. 605-616.
  14. Sharma, A.; Biswas, S. P.; Boruah, S.; Das, J. and Bhattacharjya (2008): Dynamics of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in floodplain wetlands of Upper Brahmaputra valley, Assam, North East India, Proc. Natl. Sem. on wetland and livelihood, p. 133-143.
  15. Biswas, S. P. and Das, J. N. (2009): Fish tales and the mystique of the river dolphin. In: Incredible Dibru Saikhowa National Park (ed.K.K. Dwivedi). Dibru-Saikhowa Conservation Society, Tinsukia.  p. 64-69.
  16. Biswas, S. P. and Das, J. N.(2009): Current status and diversity of ornamental fishes in flood plain wetlands of Upper Brahmaputra basin. In. Wetlands of North-East India: Ecology, Aquatic Bioresoprces and Conservation (ed.) L. Kosygyn. Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, p. 114-123.
  17. Boruah, S. and Biswas, S. P. (2010): An eco-hydrological approach to habitat restoration of the Brahmaputra river: Bank stabilization by phytoremediation. In: Proc. 4th Aqua Conference, 8-10 December, 2010; India Habitat Centre, Delhi.p.79-87.
  18. Biswas, S. P. (2010): Prospects of rearing Labeo pangusia (Ham) in the highlands of North Eastern India. In: Coldwater fisheries management. Mahanta, P. C. & Sarma, D. (eds). DCFR, Bhimtal, p. 83-90.
  19. Sarma, U. and Biswas, S.P. (2012): Bottom water quality and diversity of macro-benthic invertebrates of Joysagar tank in the district of Sivasagar, Assam, India. In: Biodiversity Spectrum of North East India; Proceeding of the National Seminar, Arya Vidyapith College, Guwahati, p. 71 – 75.
  20. Biswas, S.P., Phukon, H.K. and Boruah, S. (2014): Aquatic Biodiversity of the Brahmaputra Basin: Threats & Remedies. Patkai J. Multi-Discipl. Studies, 3: 13-35
  21. Biswas, S. P. (2014): Conservation Plan for Aquatic Fauna in the Brahmaputra Basin.  In Sinha, R. K. and Ahmed, B. (eds.) Rivers for Life - Proceedings of the International Symposium on River Biodiversity: Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River System, Ecosystems for Life, A Bangladesh-India Initiative, IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, p. 45-53.

Books published:

  1. S. P. Biswas (1993): Manuals and Methods in Fish Biology, South Asian Publishers, Delhi, 157p.
  2. S. P. Biswas (1998): Elementary Biostatistics, M/S Triograph, Dibrugarh, Assam, 206p.
  3. S. P. Biswas (2002): Fundamentals of Ichthyology, Narendra Publishing House, Delhi, 392p.
  4. S. P. Biswas, J.N. Das, U.K. Sarkar & W.S. Lakra (2007): Ornamental Fishes of North East India- An Atlas.  NBFGR (ICAR) Publication, Lucknow, 111p.
  5. J. N. Das & S. P. Biswas (2008): A Handbook of Ornamental Fishes of the Brahmaputra Basin, Eastern Book House, Guwahati, 109p.
  6. R. Bania,  S. P. Biswas and A. Borgohain (2014): Fishing Gears of the Brahmaputra Basin. Jeeva Suraksha, Sivasagar, Assam. 94p

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