Iftekhar Ahmed Fagun

Iftekhar Ahmed Fagun
Sylhet Agricultural University | SAU · Department of Aquatic Resource Management

Master of Science in Aquatic Resource Management

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Introduction
Iftekhar Ahmed Fagun is a postgraduate student and researcher at Sylhet Agricultural University’s Department of Aquatic Resource Management. Aquatic resource management and fisheries are his topics of interest. His research interlinked aquatic biodiversity, wetland management and conservation, sustainable use of aquatic resources, remote sensing-based aquatic conservation, ecosystem services, small-scale fisheries, and the impacts on the dependent community’s well-being.
Additional affiliations
September 2020 - present
Sylhet Agricultural University
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
January 2020 - June 2022
Sylhet Agricultural University
Field of study
  • Aquatic Resource Management
January 2016 - December 2019
Sylhet Agricultural University
Field of study
  • Fisheries
January 2013 - December 2015
Brindaban Government College
Field of study
  • Science

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Publications (19)
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The present study was conducted on the fish marketing system of Rangpur town to determine specific marketing channels, fish trading, marketing costs, and margins at various levels. The overall marketing cost of fish for aratdar was estimated to be Tk. 0.727, paiker, Tk. 6.396, and retailer, Tk. 4.024 per kg of fish. The total cost of the fish for t...
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Despite Bangladesh's attempt to safeguard natural water bodies and wetlands, the loss of aquatic biodiversity is becoming an alarming issue. As a key habitat and breeding ground for inland freshwater fish, Shanir Haor in Bangladesh's north-eastern zone harbors a wide variety of fish species. Recent trends in biodiversity loss have emphasized the in...
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The research was conducted to identify the fish availability and fish marketing system in different markets of Ashuganj upazila under Brahmanbaria district. Data were collected from fish retailers, wholesalers and consumers of three different markets namely Ashuganj Bazar, Ferryghat Bazar and Khariyala Bazar through individual interviews and focus...
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The present study was undertaken to portray the socioeconomic conditions of fishermen in Kanaighat upazilla, Sylhet. A well-structured questionnaire was used to gather data from a total of 50 randomly chosen fishermen. About 55% of fishermen worked exclusively in the fishing activities, while 30% worked in agriculture and 15% worked as day laborers...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the water quality parameters, total bacterial load, and proximate analysis of biofloc using different feeding levels in the biofloc rearing system of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). The experiment was set up fiberglass tank filled with 100 liters of fresh water in four treatments (T1, T2, T3, and T4) with...
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Saint Martin’s island is the only coral reef island of Bangladesh which is situated in the northeastern part of Bay of Bengal. The tourism industry has become already developed on the island. And seafood trade at the beachside has also become exoteric which fascinate the tourists. The research delineates the trends of seafood trade on the island wi...
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Small-scale fishers lead a majestic figure in the inland fisheries contribution of Bangladesh. Bangali River is one of the most important rivers in the northern part of Bangladesh because of its inordinate biodiversity. The paper portrays the struggling livelihood of small-scale fishers in terms of socioeconomic capitals. To gather empirical data,...
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Tourism and Fisheries both are promising sectors for Bangladesh’s economy as a developing country. Nowadays the fisheries sector is becoming diversified with different perspectives. Recreational fishing has become already exoteric throughout the world. Though Fisheries based Ecotourism, (FbE) is a new concept but it has many potentials, as the tour...
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The consequences of climate change are already being felt now throughout the world. Bangladesh is more at jeopardy from climate change than almost any other country. Coastal fishing community are more precarious to the sardonic eventualities of climate change. The coastal fishing community of Kuakata coastal belt in Bangladesh are living on the edg...
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The socio-economic condition of fish farmers was assessed in the HabiganjSadarupazila, Habiganj, Bangladesh to determine the constraints and vulnerability of thecommunity in term of aquaculture. Data from 30 fish farmers were collected duringJanuary to May 2019. Among surveyed farmers, most of the pond size (37.61%)ranged between 0.02 ha to 0.06 ha...
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Hilsa (Tenualosa ilisha) fishery contributes around 1% to the national GDP of Bangladesh. Based on a fieldwork the study explored the underlying causes and pathways of Hilsa migration towards Hakaluki Haor and status of Hilsa fishing. To collect empirical data a number of qualitative tools such as interviews, focus group discussion and oral history...
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Aquaculture production contributes 56.24 percent of the total fish production in Bangladesh. The study was conducted to explore the role and feasibility of social media in advancement of aquaculture in Bangladesh and its potentiality and challenges. Nowadays internet is used by 57.2% of total population of Bangladesh. Social media has become ubiqui...
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Small-scale fisheries provide livelihoods and food security to millions of women and men around the word. They make important contribution to the local and national economy, as they embody diverse values, cultural identity and heritage of many coastal communities. The 2020 Ocean Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, was supposed to be a high impact plat...
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Based on a fieldwork the study explored the underlying causes and pathways of Hilsa migration towards Hakaluki Haor and status of Hilsa fishing. To collect empirical data a number of qualitative tools such as interviews, focus group discussion and oral history from different stakeholders were employed. The study identified, though unusual fishermen...
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Aquaculture production contributes 56.24 percent of the total fish production in Bangladesh. The study was conducted to explore the role and feasibility of social media in advancement of aquaculture in Bangladesh and its potentiality and challenges. Nowadays internet is used by 57.2% of total population in Bangladesh. Social media has become ubiqui...
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Hakaluki haor is an important mother fisheries of Bangladesh and around 200,000 people directly depends on it for livelihood because the haor provide 14000 MT of fish per year. Based on fieldwork, this study identified the underlying causes of fish habitat destruction in hakaluki haor and its impact on haor ecosystem. To collect empirical data, a s...
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The impacts of climate change are surging and the bitter result are expressed whole over the world. Bangladesh has blessed with diversifying agriculture and fisheries is one of the most economical potential sector. Based on fieldwork, this study identifies how the climate change impacts on the livelihood and socio-economic condition of Hilsa fisher...
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The present study was conducted to assess & providing baseline information about the socio economic & livelihood status of fishermen in the Habiganj Sadar Upazila, Bangladesh during the period from August to November, 2018. The livelihood status of fishermen community of Habiganj Sadar Upazila was presented in terms of educational status, marital s...

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I am using landsat 7 & 8 imagery to detect the forest vegetation and land cover change in a tropical swamp forest over 20 years time period. I have choosed two vegetation indices -NDVI & EVI. I have the multitemporal mean values of NDVI & EVI for the same study area & period. In other hand, i am using maximum likelihood supervised classification to classify the NDVI and EVI derived map. I am using confusion or error matrix to assess the accuracy of the classification with ground truth data. I want to know that, can i employ any further statistical test to compare the mean NDVI and EVI value? Is there any suitable test to compare NDVI and EVI mean value ?
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How to reduce the percentage of plagiarism due to citation of other research item in new paper. What are the strategies?
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What are the basic identifying characteristics or features of a freshwater swamp forest.
And what will be the appropriate tools to identify a forest or come to a decision about a forest that, it is a freshwater swamp forest.
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I've two variables in data set. One is continuous variable and another is qualitative with two options or values. Can i use Point-biserial correlation coefficient two determine the relationship between two variables ? And for calculating Point-biserial correlation coefficient should i use 1 and 0 as the values of two options of qualitative variable. Please suggest your opinion. And what will be the acceptance level of Point-biserial correlation coefficient in research paper to determine relationship between two variables ?
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I've planned to use google form service to conduct a survey on consumers preferance, behaviour or attitudes. Is it feasible to collect primary data through google form. What will be the acceptance level in methodology of scientific research? If i will use google form then can i mention the google form in methodology? What will be the acceptance level. Need experts suggestions.

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