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Guru Angad Dev Veterinary And Animal Sciences University

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College of Fisheries

Faculty Detail

Dr. Abhishek Srivastava

Designation: Assistant Professor (Fisheries)
Contact Address:Department of Aquaculture, College of Fisheries, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab 141004
Telephone : 0161-2414061
Mobile: 8054641002,

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor of Fisheries Science (B.F.Sc.)
  • Master of Fisheries Science (M.F.Sc.)-Aquaculture
  • Doctor of Philosophy Ph.D. (Aquaculture)

Teaching and Other Appointments

  • Aquaculture-Aquaculture production technology, Fish breeding and seed production. Fish nutrition and feed technology, Limnology, Aquatic ecology, Integrated aquaculture, Inland fisheries management.

Other Appointments

  • Associated Scientist, Automated Aquaponics Unit, CoF (08.09.2020-12.06.2022).
  • Farm Manager, Fish Farm, CoF (2010-2013 and 2019-2020).
  • Incharge, Duck cum Fish Unit at CoF (2011-13)

Area of Research Interests

  • Aquaculture production management, Fish nutrition and feed management, specially herbal feed, for growth and development of different stages of fish, Organic recycling based duck-fish integrated aquafarming technology, Periphyton based aquaculture technology, Aquaponic technology.

Ongoing Projects

Sr. No.


Title of Project

Funding Agency



Associated Scientist

Automated Aquaponic Unit





Studies on the freshwater pearl mussel culture under agro-climatic conditions of Punjab

UGC, New Delhi




Development of Periphyton based aquaculture technology for Labeo species in Punjab state.




Associated Scientist

Promoting fish culture through reclamation of village ponds and integrated fish livestock farming.



Research Honour’s /Awards

  • Recipient of University Merit scholarship during Undergraduate study. 
  • Recipient of Universitys Graduate Research Assistantship during Masters study. 
  • Recipient of Vice-chancellor Silver Medal in B.F.Sc.
  • “Excellence in Teaching Award” by Dr. Ram Avatar Shiksha Samiti (DRASS), U.P. (A registered society) in 2020.
  • ‘Shiksha Gaurav Puraskar-2020’ by Centre for Education Growth and Research (CEGR), New Delhi (A leading education think tank in India) in 2020.
  • Senior Scientist Award’ for Best Oral Presentation, National Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Fisheries & Aquaculture” at G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar (19-20 May, 2022).
  • Best Research Paper Presentation (Poster) Award, Conference on "Fisheries and Aquaculture: An Ecological Perspective" (IESFAC-2023) during 22-24 February, 2023 at COF, GADVASU, Ludhiana

No. of Publications

Research: 11
Extension: 22
    Books/Books Chapters: 01  Manuals: 02


  • Sharmila, A.S., Srivastava, A. and Khairnar, S. O. (2023). Salinity tolerance and survival of an Indian major carp, Cirrhinus mrigala (mrigal): Feasibility assessment for rearing in inland saline water. Eco. Env. & Cons. 29 (1): 204-212. (NAAS score 5.41)
  • Singh, P. & Srivastava, A. (2022). Effect of dietary supplementation of kinnow peel powder on survival, growth performance and flesh quality of common carp, Cyprinus carpio (L.) fingerlings. Journal of Experimental Zoology India, 25 (2), 2149-2155. (NAAS 5.25)
  • Tyagi, A., Sharma, C., Srivastava, A., Kumar, B. N., Pathak, D., & Rai, S. (2022). Isolation, characterization and complete genome sequencing of fish pathogenic Aeromonas veronii from diseased Labeo rohita. Aquaculture, 738085 (NAAS score 11.14)
  • Srivastava, A., Ansal, M.D., & Khairnar, S.O. (2020). Effect of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) root powder supplementation on survival, growth and flesh quality of an Indian major carp, Labeo rohita (Ham.) fingerlings. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 20, 515-524. (NAAS: 6.31) (NAAS score 6.00)
  • Srivastava, A., Ansal, M. D. & Khairnar, S. O. (2019). Effect of amla (Phyllanthus emblica) fruit powder supplemented feed on growth performance and proximate composition of an Indian major carp, Labeo rohita (Ham.) fingerlings.  Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 7(3), 955-959. (NAAS Rating: 5.53)
  • Pandey, A., Kaur, V.I., Datta, S.N., Srivastava, A. & Singh, A. (2016). Effect of formulated feeds with different nutrient levels on growth and reproductive performance of molly. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 16, 61-69. (NAAS Rating: 6.00)
  • Pandey, A., Dhawan, A., Srivastava, A. & Singh, A. (2016).  Integrated fish cum duck farming: Productivity enhancement through technological interventions.  Indian Journal of Ecology, 43 (Special issue-2), 894-896. (NAAS Rating: 5.79)
  • Singh, A., Datta, S.N., Dhawan, A. & Srivastava, A. (2014). Comparison of commercial characteristics, meat recovery and biochemical composition of carp meat under composite farming. Journal of Experimental Zoology India, 17(1), 87-90. (NAAS Rating-5.25)
  • Pandey, A., Singh, A., Srivastava, A. & Datta, S.N. (2014). Biochemical analysis of cultivated Lamellidens marginalis of different size group from pond environment in Punjab. The Ecoscan, 8 (1&2), 127-130. (NAAS Rating-5.06)
  • Mishra, A., Srivastava, A. & Singh, U.P. (2003). Limnological study of fish ponds in Tarai region of Uttar Pradesh. Environment and Ecology, 21(3), 623-627. (NAAS score 5.25