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Teachers Profile: Dr. A.B.M. Mohsin

ABM Mohsin

Dr. A.B.M. Mohsin
Professor
Department of Fisheries
University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

E-mail: abmmohsin
Web: http://dept.ru.ac.bd/fish/index.php/faculty/abm

Research Interest: Fish diversity

Major responsibilities: at a glance

  • Preparing and delivering theoretical lectures
  • Demonstrating practical classes
  • Monitoring class tests and class assessments, reports etc.
  • Organizing group discussions, field visits, study tours, excursions etc.
  • Supervising research works in Honours, MS and PhD Level

 Work experiences:

  • Period: 2010 – to date
    Position: Associate Professor, Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    Major responsibilities: Teaching on Fish Behaviour, Fisheries Systematics, Hatchery and Pond Management, Fish Feed Technology and Research on Fish Diversity.
  • Period: 2004 – 2010
    Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    Major responsibilities: Teaching on Fish Behaviour, Fisheries Systematics, Biological Limnology, Cytology, Genetics, Hatchery and Pond Management, Fish Feed Technology and Research on Fish Diversity, Carp Poloculture.
  • Period: 2000 – 2004
    Position: Lecturer, Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Rajshahi, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    Major responsibilities: Teaching on Fish Behaviour, Fisheries Systematics, Biological Limnology, Cytology, Genetics, Hatchery and Pond Management, Fish Feed Technology and Research on Fish diversity, Carp Poloculture.

Teaching activities

MS Level:

  • Fish Behaviour
  • Fisheries Systematics

Honours Level:

  • Fish Behaviour
  • Fisheries Vertebrates
  • Fisheries Systematics
  • Fish Hatchery and Pond Management
  • Fish Feed Technology

Research activities

Going on

  • M.Phil/PhD Level
  • Captive breeding of Gouramis (Colisa fasciata and C. lalia) of Bangladesh. Researcher: SM Galib, Superviser: ABM Mohsin.
  • Climate change based envelopment of carp polyculture technique in ponds under Barind area of northern Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Golam Sarwar Talukder, Superviser: MA Hossain and Cosuperviser: ABM Mohsin.
  • Development of all male Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) farming in rice field under South-West part of Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Anisur Rahman Mridha, Superviser: MA Hossain and Cosuperviser: ABM Mohsin.
  • MS Level
  • Study of fish biodiversity of different rivers under Patuakhali District. Researcher: Farzana Yeasmin, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Survivability of exotic ornamental fishes without food in aquarium condition. Researcher: Roni Chandra Mandal, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Honours Level:
  • Review on food and feeding habit of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Lahu Mia, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Review on fecundity and reproductive behaviour of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Iqbal Hussain, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Review on nutritional composition of freshwater fishes of Bangladesh. Researcher: Humayra Hasan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

Completed:

  • M.Phil/PhD Level:
  • Status of carp culture in Rajshahi and Natore area. Researcher: ABM Mohsin, Superviser: M. Altaf Hossain, Cosuperviser: M. Nazrul Islam
  • MS/M.Sc. Level:
  • Seasonal abundance of fishes in the river Padma at Rajshahi City Corporation Area. Researcher: Sk. Md. Mohaimenul Haque, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Cultured and ornamental exotic fish diversity of Bangladesh. Researcher: Shams Muhammad Galib, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Freshwater air-breathing fish diversity of North-West part of Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Mehedi Hasan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Evaluation of the production of prawn and carp in polyculture pond under two different diets. Researcher: Syeda Nusrat Jahan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Fish diversity of the order Perciformes found in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Ismant Ara Zakia, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Fish diversity of the order Cypriniformes found in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Salma Sultana,Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Carp culture of status of Rajshahi district. Researcher: Md. Emdadul Haque,Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Carp culture of status of Natore district. Researcher: Md. Shaiful Haque, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Present status on improved traditional carp culture at Rajshahi and Natore area. Researcher: ABM Mohsin, Superviser: M. Altaf Hossain
  • Honours Level:
  • Review on habit, habitat and geographical distribution of freshwater fishes of Banlgadesh. Researcher: Farzana Yeasmin, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Different types of chemicals using status in carp culture of Rajshahi district. Researcher: Md. Selim Reza, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Catfish diversity of Rajshahi city corporation area. Researcher: Kamruzzaman, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Undesirable fish diversity of cultured ponds in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Mst. Sumiya Arefin,Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Fish diversity of Bukbhara oxbow lake (baor) at Jessore district. Researcher: Md. Mehedi Hasan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Fish diversity of the Barnai river at Bhgmara point Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Abul Bashar, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Present status of structure and management of carp hatchery at Rajshahi district. Researcher: Syeda Nusrat Jahan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Present status on carp culture practices in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Md. Bayezid Alam, Superviser: ABM Mohsin
  • Current status of aquarium structure and management at Rajshahi city. Researcher: Md. Emdadul Haque, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

Published Books

  1. Shams Muhammad Galib and ABM Mohsin, 2011. Cultured and Ornamental Exotic Fishes of Bangladesh: Past and Present. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany. 167 pp.
  2. Md. Mehedi Hasan and ABM Mohsin, 2011. Freshwater Air-Breathing Fishes of North-West Bangladesh: Species and Organ Diversity. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany. 100 pp.

Contributed Articles in the Book

  1. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 30-31.
  2. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Garra annandalei Hora, 1921. In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 61.
  3. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Labeo boggut (Sykes, 1838). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 66.
  4. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1797). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 120-121.
  5. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Rama chandramara (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 122.
  6. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Wallago attu (Schneider, 1801). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 129.
  7. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui KU, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 138-139.

Published Papers in Scientific Journals

  1. SM Galib and ABM Mohsin. 2010. Exotic ornamental fishes of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (2): 255-258
  2. SM Galib, MA Samad, MA Hossain, ABM Mohsin and SMM Haque. 2010. Small Indigenous species of fishes (SISF) in chalan beel with reference to other harvesting and marketing system . Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (2): 251-254
  3. SN Jahan, ABM Mohsin, MM Islam, and MA Hossain. 2010. Present status and management system of carp hatcheries of Rajshahi district. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (1): 95-98
  4. ABM Mohsin, MM Hasan and SM Galib. 2009. Fish diversity of community based fisheries managed oxbow lake (Bookbhara baor) in Jessore, Bangladesh. Journal of science foundation. 7(1): 121-125
  5. ABM Mohsin and Emdadul Haque, 2009. Effect of constraints on carp production at Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries International, 4 (2): 30-33.
  6. S N Jahan, ABM Mohsin, M A Hossain and M M Islam, 2009. Evaluation of the production of prawn and carp in freshwater polyculture pond under two different diets. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 7 (2): 279-282.
  7. S M Galib, M A Samad, ABM Mohsin, F A Flowra and M T Alam, 2009. Present status of fishes in the Chalan beel- the largest beel (wetland) of Bangladesh. International Journal of Animal and Fisheries Science, 2 (3): 214-218.
  8. M A Hossain, ABM Mohsin, S M Galib, R Alam and A O M A Samad, 2009. Potentials of khas (public) ponds and kharis (canals) in Barind tracts: sustainable rural livelihoods in the face of climate change, Bangladesh. Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 7 (1): 49-52.
  9. Nazrul Islam, Emdadul Haque and ABM Mohsin, 2008. Carp culture: cost-return and profit analysis of Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries International,        3 (3): 52-55.
  10. ABM Mohsin, Md Emdadul Haque and Md Nazrul Islam, 2007. Status of aquarium fisheries of Rajshahi city (Short communication).  Journal of Bio-Science, 15: 169-171.
  11. K A Huq, J Paul, ABM Mohsin and M M Alam, 2005. Livelihood status of the fishers community in Mongla, Bagerhat. Journal of Science Foundation, 3 (2): 49-56.
  12. K A Huq, M M Alam, ABM Mohsin, M S Islam and M A R Hossain, 2004. A review on the causes destruction of the Sundarban mangrove fisheries of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 15 (2): 113-122.
  13. M N Islam, M F R Chawdhury and ABM Mohsin, 2002. Role of hatchery in the fish culture development of Rajshahi district in Bangladesh. University Journal of Zoology, 21: 73-78.
  14. ABM Mohsin, M Nazrul Islam and M Altaf Hossian, 2001. Comparative study on different types of stocking combination of improved traditional carp culture at Natore and Rajshahi district. University Journal of Zoology, 20: 9-16.
  15. ABM Mohsin, 2000. Present status on post stocking management and maintenance of improved traditional carp culture at Rajshahi and Natore areas. University Journal of Zoology, 19: 17-20.

Completed Courses/Workshop

  • Attended workshop on Strengthening Fishery Education Syllabus dated from 08 September to 02 October 2002, Organized by AIT, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Completed a ten-week Course on FoxPro dated (closing) 10th January 1999, Organized by Computer Center, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.

Participation inConference/Seminar/Symposium/Workshop

  • Regional Conference on Community based Adaptation to climate change. Dated: 16 November, 2011, Venue: Senate Bhaban, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi. Organized by IRCS project, Department of Sociology, University of Rajshahi and ARCAB.
  • Seminar on Climate change and it’s impact on north sea coast. Date: February 28, 2011, Venue: Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi. Organized by: R. U. Fisheries Association (RUFA)
  • Seminar on Fisheries Activities in Northern Bangladesh: Sustainable Livelihood and Climate Change Aspects Date: October 23, 2010 Venue: Senate Bhaban, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi. Organized by: R. U. Fisheries Association (RUFA) and Campaign for Sustainable Rural Livelihood (CSRL) Role: Key note speech preparation.
  • Seminar on Potentials of Khas ponds and Kharis in Barind Areas: Sustainable Rural Livelihood in the face of Climate Change, dated 7 April 2009, organized by Barind Campaign Group held at Naogaon, Bangladesh.
  • Regional Workshop on environmental aspects, dated 10 September 2008, organized by IUCN held at Chamber Bhaban, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
  • The Sixteenth Biennial International Zoological Conference dated 27-29 February 2008, organized by Zoological Society of Bangladesh and Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.
  • Third Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2008, dated 16-17 January 2008, organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), BARC, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • The Nineteenth Annual Conference of NESA and National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Solutions and Concerns dated from 16 to 18 September 2006, organized by Centre of Environment and Vocational Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
  • A National Seminar on Fisheries Resource Development of Chalan Beel dated 13 August 2005, organized by North West Fisheries Resource Development and Management Project (Third Phase), Parbatipur, Dinajpur, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh.
  • The Fifteenth Annual Conference 2005 and Symposium dated 11 March 2005, organized by the Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dept. of Zoology, DU, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Fisheries Education and Research Fair-2004 dated from 19 to 20 July 2004, organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), BIAM Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • A two days symposium on Celebration and Festival on Centenary of the Rediscovery of Mendelism (1900-2000) and Cracking of the Human Genetic Code (2000) from 27 to 28 January, 2001 organized by Department of Genetics and Breeding, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
  • A three days residential training course from 12 to 14 December 1998, in NFEP-2 (North-West Fisheries Extension Project), Parbatipur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh

Memberships, affiliation and administration:

  • Admin, Editor and Author, BdFISH Team, Bangladesh Fisheries Information Share Home. Web: www.bdfish,org | en.bdfish.org | bn.bdfish.org
  • Life Member, National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), India
  • Life Member, Bangladesh Zoological Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Member, Rajshahi University Zoology Department Alumni Association, Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh
  • Member, Rajshahi University Fisheries Association, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
  • Member, Executive committee (2010-2011), Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Bangladesh
  • House Tutor (2009 to date), Monnujan hall, University of Rajshahi
  • Member, Executive committee (2010-2011), Rajshahi University Teachers Association, University of Rajshahi

Academic degrees held:

  • Name of Degree: Ph.D
    Thesis Title: Status of Carp Culture in Rajshahi and Natore Area
    Field: Fisheries
    Institute: Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi
    Awarded Year: 2009
  • Name of Degree: M.Sc
    Thesis Title: Present status of Improved Traditional Carp Culture in Rajshahi and Natore Area
    Field: Fisheries
    Institute: Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi
    Class: First
    Year: 1996
  • Name of Degree: B.Sc (Honours)
    Field/Subject: Zoology
    Institute: Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi
    Class: First
    Year: 1995
  • Name of Certificate: H.S.C
    Field: Science
    Institute: N.S. Govt. Collage, Rajshahi Board
    Division: First
    Year: 1992
  • Name of Certificate: S.S.C
    Field: Science
    Institute: Natore Govt. Boys High School, Rajshahi Board
    Division: First
    Year: 1990

 

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