HOD

Name: Dr. Benno Pereira
Designation : Associate Professor & HOD
Qualification : M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D
Address : Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture,
St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam
Mobile :9447220233
E-mail : bennopereira @gmail.com 

List of Publications 
1. R. Raghavan, G. Prasad, A. Ali, B. Pereira & L. Sujarittanonta 2009 Damsel in distress– the tale of Miss Kerala, Puntius denisonii (Day) an endemic and endangered cyprinid of Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, India. Aquatic Conservation – Marine and Freshwater ecosystems 19(1): 67-74  
2. R. Raghavan, G. Prasad, A. Ali & B. Pereira 2008 Fish fauna of River Chalakudy part of Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot (South India) – patterns of distribution, threats and conservation needs Biodiversity and Conservation 17: 3119- 3131  
3. Raghavan, G. Prasad, A. Ali & B. Pereira 2008 Exotic fishes in a global biodiversity hotspot- a case study from River Chalakudy, part of Western Ghats, Kerala, India, Biological Invasion 10 (1): 37-40  
4. R. Raghavan, M. Tlusty, G. Prasad, B. Pereira, A. Ali & L. Sujarittanonta 2007. Should endemic and threatened ornamental fishes of Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot be captive bred for international trade? Current Science 93(9): 1211-1213  
5. Benno Pereira F. G. and Jayaprakas, V. (1990) Some factors affecting the motility  and short term preservation of spermatozoa of  two marine teleosts, Nemipterus japonicus and Sillago sihama. Fishery technology, 36 (2)ppp:100-103.   
6. Benno Pereira, F. G. and Jayaprakas, V. (2001) Studies on the quality, fators affecting motility and short-term storage of milt of Indian Mackerel, Rastrelliger Kanagurta. Management of Scombroid fisheries (N.G..K. Pillai, Menon, N.G., Pillai, P.P., Ganga,U., Editors) pp.139 – 147.   
7. Benno pereira, F.G., Paul, C.E., and Jayaprakas, V. (2001) Short term storage and cryopreservation of spermatozoa of Terapon jarbua. Proceedings of the thirteenth Kerala Science Congress. pp 144-148.   
8. Paul, C. E., Benno Pereira, F.G., and Jayaprakas, V. (2001) Some factors affecting spermatozoan motillity of two Indian air breathing fishes, Clarias batrachus and Heteropneustes fossilis. Proceedings  of the thirteenth Kerala Science Congress. pp 140-143.   
9. Paul, C. E., Benno Pereira, F.G., and Jayaprakas, V. (2001) Some factors affecting spermatozoan motillity of two Indian air breathing fishes, Clarias batrachus and Heteropneustes fossilis. Proceedings  of the thirteenth Kerala Science Congress. pp 140-143.   
10 Rajeev Raghavan, Anvar Ali, P. H., Prasad, G. and Benno Pereira (2006) Exotic fishes in waterway Chalakudy, India- Probable biotic interactions and threats to the indigenous ornamental fish fauna. Ornamentals Kerala 2006, Cochin, Kerala – Book of Abstracts.pp 45. 

 

Research Guidance
PhD.  Mahathma Gandhi University (Zoology)
Recognised as research guide under the faculty of Zoology in 2001. At present Seven students are registered for PhD. And all are at various stages of progression.
PhD. University of Kerala (Aquatic biology & Fisheries)
Recognised as research guide in 2000 . Now there are seven students registered and Fou student has submitted thesis. Two students awarded PhD.
MPhil. M.S. University
Guided two students for their MPhil. And they are awarded the degree.
Gandhigam Rural University
Guided two students for their MPhil. Both of them were awarded the degree.
MSc. Dissertation So far guided thirty-one students for their Masters degree dissertation.