Prabhati Kumari Sahoo

Prabhati Kumari Sahoo
Indian Council of Agricultural Research | ICAR · Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture

PhD

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Introduction
To optimize the productivity through species diversification with a suitable species combination is my research area

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Publications (59)
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Under the farmer FIRST project about 400 beneficiary farmers were provided access toimproved agricultural technologies in Khordha district. Skill training and demonstration ofmodules on improved technologies on Crop, Horticulture, Livestock and Fishery wereconducted. Following the DFID framework (1999) the impact on livelihoods of farmerswas measur...
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Assamese kingfish (Cyprinion semiplotum) belonging to the subfamily Barbinae is an important food as well as aquarium fish having identified pharmacological benefits. The species has a complex taxonomic history and its phylogenetic position remains uncertain. Molecular data employed in earlier phylogenetic studies was inadequate for its phylogeneti...
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Two grow-out studies one on the compatibility of Pengba, Osteobrama belangeri with catla and rohu; and the other on finding its ideal incorporation level in the three species major carp polyculture system (catla, rohu and mrigal) were conducted for 11 and six months, respectively. In Study-I, two treatments having pengba stocked either with catla o...
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Fingerling rearing of pengba, Osteobrama belangeri, was conducted at varied densities for 90 days in 12 outdoor concrete tanks (10 m × 5 m × 1 m). The tanks, grouped into four triplicated treatments, were stocked with fry at 20, 30, 40 and 50 fry m‐3; and designated as control, T‐1, T‐2 and T‐3 respectively. Tanks were filled up to 90 cm depth. Eva...
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Neolissochilus hexagonolepis (MacClend 1839), commonly known as chocolate mahseer, is an ecologically threatened fish species. The species is reported from Southeast Asia and in India, it is distributed across the Northeast region. The present study was carried out to develop species-specific novel microsatellite markers using next-generation seque...
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The Snowtrout, Schizothorax richardsonii, is a vulnerable fish species found in different rivers and rivulets of the Himalayan region. The species is also a suitable poikilotherm to study the low-temperature tolerance as it dwells well at a temperature range of 5–20 °C. The solute carrier (SLC) group of membrane transport proteins play an integral...
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The population genetic structure and genetic diversity of Neolissochilus hexagonolepis were studied using three mitochondrial genes (CoxI, Cytb, ATPase 6/8). A total of 120 individuals representing nine populations from different drainages of Northeast India were used for the study. Thirty-three distinct haplotypes were identified from concatenated...
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The stream loach, Schistura reticulofasciata has high demand in ornamental fish trade due to its mesmerizing colorful banding pattern and size. In recent times, its abundance has declined severely in its habitat, and presently it has been assessed as vulnerable fish. Despite its threatened status, no nucleotide sequence information from this fish i...
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Transcriptome profiling has been used to decipher the novel mechanisms behind immune responses of the fishes. However, the molecular mechanism underlining immune response in mahseer is not studied so far.: Fishes are greatly affected by bacterial pathogens such as Aeromonas hydrophila. In this study, transcriptome response of golden mahseer (Tor pu...
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The solute carriers (SLC) are trans-membrane proteins, those regulate the transport of various substances (sugars, amino acids, nucleotides, inorganic cations/anions, metals, drugs etc.) across the cell membrane. There are more than 338 solute carriers (SLC) reported in fishes that play crucial role in cellular influx and efflux. The study of solut...
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The snow trout (Schizothorax richardsonii) belonging to family Cyprinidae, is an endemic fish of the Himalayan region. The species is tagged as vulnerable species in the IUCN red list of threatened species. The fish thrives well in snowmelt water of several streams and rivers in the region but are occasionally exposed to more than 20 °C during the...
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Online Resource 1: (a) qRT-primers: Primers for relative quantitative real time PCR. Primers (including EF1α, a house keeping gene) were designed from transcriptome library of snow trout using primer blast. (b) Blast annotation: List of annotated contigs along with their GO ontology. (c) KEGG annotation: List of KEGG pathway analysis of snow trout...
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The complete mitochondrial genome of Salmo trutta fario, commonly known as brown trout, was sequenced using NGS technology. The mitochondrial genome size was determined to be 16 677 bp and composed of 13 protein-coding gene (PCG), 22 tRNAs, 2 rRNA genes, and 1 putative control region. The overall mitogenome composition of S. trutta fario is A: 28.1...
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Functional annotation of tissue specific transcriptome of golden mahseer.
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Statistical data consisting of the CDS length, GO, pathway and KEGG annotation distribution as well as EST-SSR markers detected in the transcriptome of golden mahseer.
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The Golden mahseer (Tor putitora) graces most of the Himalayan Rivers of India and neighbouring South Asian countries. Despite its several importances as a research model, food and sports fisheries, knowledge on transcriptome database is nil. Therefore, it was targeted to develop reference transcriptome databases of the species using next generatio...
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The chocolate mahseer (Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis) is an important food and game fish of North Eastern India. To study the phylogenetic status we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis. The mitogenome is 16,563 bp in length and composed of 13 protein coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2 rRNAs and one putative control r...
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The complete mitochondrial genome of Tor tor, a threatened “Mahseer” was sequenced for the first time. The mitochondrial genome size determined to be 16,554 bp in length and consisted of 13 protein-coding genes (PCGs), 22 tRNAs, 2 rRNA genes and a control region or displacement loop (D-Loop) region, resembling the typical organizational pattern of...
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Barilius bendelisis, commonly known as Indian Hill Trout is an upland water fish of South East Asia. It belongs to the family Cyprinidae and dwells in shallow, clear and cold water. In this study, the intraspecific variation of Barilius bendelisis, on the basis of morphometric characters, was investigated. Altogether, 402 specimens were collected f...
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IntroductionIn India, rainbow trout was introduced by British more than 100 years ago (Agarwal 2006) for recreational purposes. The fish is being cultured in both government and private farms of different coldwater states of India, mainly in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and also in Nilgiri hills of...
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The teleost fishes depend on their innate immune system for first line of defense. Mannose binding lectin (MBL) is a member of the collectin family of proteins that plays an important role in the innate immune response in many vertebrates including fish. The present study was thus carried out to identify and characterize MBL homologue from snow tro...
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Length-weight relationships (LWRs) are described for 10 fish species belonging to three families from the Gaula River, a tributary of the Ganga River Basin in India. LWRs for these species were unknown to FishBase, and new maximum lengths are recorded for one species. These results will be useful for fishery research, management and conservation in...
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Snow trout (Schizothorax richardsonii) is one of the economically important coldwater fish, widely used as a food fish in the Himalayan region of India. The present study examined the genetic variations between five geographically isolated populations of S. richardsonii using ATPase 6/8 and COI gene sequences of mitochondrial DNA. Analysis of 25 se...
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The karyotypical analysis of two fish species, Schistura obliquofascia and Puntius chelynoides, from the Kumaun Himalayan Rivers was carried out to ascertain the taxonomic position of the species. The diploid chromosome number in S. obliquofascia was ascertained to be 2n=50 with a karyotype of 2n=20 metacentric (m), 20 submetacentric (sm), 6 subtel...
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The snowtrout (Schizothorax richardsonii) is an economically important fish in the north-east Himalayan region. However, genomic research on this species is still in its infancy, and genomic resources are largely unavailable. The objective of this study was to generate expressed sequence tags (ESTs) from a brain complementary DNA (cDNA) library and...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Schizothorax labiatus, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas was determined for the first time. The genome is 16,582 bp in length and consists of 13 protein coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2rRNA genes and one putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates. The ov...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Schizothorax progastus, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas, was determined for the first time. The genome was 16,575 bp in length and consists of 13 protein coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2rRNA genes and one putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates. The...
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This study was undertaken to document the socioeconomic and livelihood profile, gender roles in fish curing, trade and marketing and perceived needs of women in dry fish processing in coastal Odisha. Majority of the respondents were middle-aged and had more than 10 years of experience in dry fish production and handling, with high social participat...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Schizothorax esocinus, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas, was determined for the first time. The genome is 16,583 bp in length and consists of 13 protein-coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2rRNA genes and 1 putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates. The ove...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Schizopyge niger, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas was determined for the first time. The genome is 16,585 bp in length and consists of 13 protein-coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2rRNA genes and 1 putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates. The overall b...
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Abstract Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora) is an economically important fish of India and Southeast Asia. The present study examined the genetic variations between seven geographically isolated populations of T. putitora using Cyt b (Cytochrome b) and ATPase6/8 gene sequences of mitochondrial DNA. Analysis of 133 sequences of Cyt b (1141 bp) and 130 se...
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This study examined the phylogenetic relationship and identification of five Mahseer species (Tor putitoro, Tor tor, Tor khudree, Tor chelynoides and Neolissochilus hexogonolopis) using partial sequencing of a Cytochrome Oxidase I (COl) DNA barcodes. The sequence analysis data showed that 134 (21.61%) sites out of 628 sites were variable without in...
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This study was undertaken in Kasargod and Kollam districts of Kerala to assess the gender perspectives in terms of gender need and gender role in bivalve farming fisherfolk and group dynamics of the Self Help Groups (SHGs) involved in bivalve farming. From each of the districts, 200 households were selected and male and female counterparts in each...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Tor putitora, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas was determined for the first time. The genome is 16,576 bp in length and consists of 13 protein coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2 rRNA genes and 1 putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates. The overall base...
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Abstract The complete mitochondrial genome of Schizothorax richardsonii, an endemic coldwater fish of Himalayas, was determined for the first time. The genome is 16,592 bp in length and consists of 13 protein coding genes, 22 tRNAs, 2 rRNA genes and one putative control region. The gene organization and its order were similar to other vertebrates....
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A set of 8 microsatellites was developed for a freshwater fish chush snowtrout, Schizopyge niger. Chush snowtrout is an endemic fish to Kashmir valley, India. Constructing a partial genomic library, we obtained 36 clones containing putative microsatellite motifs and 12 microsatellite with enough flanking sequence for primer designing. The number of...
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A set of 12 microsatellites was developed for a freshwater fish golden mahseer, Tor putitora. Golden mahseer is an endangered and endemic in mid-hill regions of South-Asian countries. Constructing a partial genomic library, we obtained 44 clones containing putative microsatellite motifs and 12 microsatellite with enough flanking sequence for primer...
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Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822) is a commercially important freshwater cyprinid fish distributed widely in India and adjacent countries. Despite its extensive distribution the stock structure of the species is not well known. The present study investigated intraspecific variation of wild populations of this species based on the analysis of morphometr...
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Snow trout (Schizothorax richardsonii) is an important trans-Himalayan coldwater fish species which inhabits different thermal regimes (5 ° C to 22 ° C). The cold acclimation is a dynamic process that requires energy input for induction of cold tolerance. This energy is provided by the increased respiratory capacity upon cold acclimation. To elucid...
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Two species of fishes, Acanthocobitis botia and Barilius bendelisis, belonging to the families Cobitidae and Cyprinidae, respectively, were studied using karyotype and the cytochrome b gene. Both the species were collected from Kosi River, near Almora, Uttarakhand, India (29°37′ N, 79°40′ E). The somatic karyotypes of A. botia (2n = 50; 12m + 14sm...
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Glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) gene possibly plays a key role for cold acclimation process in snow trout during winter months when water temperature goes down to 4–5 °C. In this study, 1,012 bp nucleotide fragment of GPDH gene was obtained from two snow trout species (Schizothorax richardsonii and S. niger; family: Cyprinidae), distribut...
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On Apr 8, 2014 this sequence version replaced gi:351630113.
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Study on chromosomes of fish has become a priority area of research in recent years. Chromosome analysis can be useful for addressing a variety of evolutionary and genetic questions about fishes. The global fish fauna consists of about 28,900 species of fishes of which 2,200 species are cytogenetically studied. India's contribution so far was aroun...
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Derelict waterbodies could be an important source to boost fish production for meeting the future fish demand of the country. The study has shown that fish yield from these waterbodies could be as high as 4.6 t/ha. Overall, net income per hectare through scientific management of derelict waterbodies has been found to be Rs 104443, with maximum and...
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Karyotypic study of 3 species of Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis, Puntius ticto and P. chola belonging to family Cyprinidae, from Arunanchal Pradesh, India, were carried out. The diploid chromosome number in Neolissocheilus hexagonolepis was 100 with a chromosomal formula of 32m + 16sm + 6st + 46T and fundamental arm number (FN) as 148. The other 2 s...
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Restriction endonucleases have been shown to digest fixed fish chromosomes, inducing specific and reproducible banding pattern. In the present paper the chromosome complements of the snakehead, Channa punctatus, were examined using restriction endonucleases like Eco RI, Hind III, HinfI and AluI. Among them HindIII and HinfI are capable of producing...
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Karyotype analyses of 3 Garra species, G. gotyla gotyla (Gray), G. kempi Hora and G. lissorhynchus (McClelland) from Arunachal Pradesh, India, are presented. All the 3 species have a diploid chromosome number of 2n = 50, but different karyotype formulae. The species-specific karyotypes were observed in the 3 species. It was also tried to draw a pos...
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Demonstration of fry rearing was carried out in small homestead ponds of Khurda and Puri districts of Orissa, India in 12 ponds covering a total area of 0.5 ha involving 80 women during 2004 and in 24 ponds of 0.825 ha involving 116 women during the year 2005. With maximum survival level of 56%, the average survival level recorded during the year 2...
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An in vivo system for differentially stained sister chromatids by incorporating 5' Bromo 2' deoxyuridine at two consecutive round of DNA replication has been developed in C. punctatus. The base line developed frequency of sister chromatid exchanges (SCEs) was found to be 0.038 SCE/chromosome. This low baseline frequency of SCEs could be useful in d...
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Karyological studies using Ag-NOR banding were carried out with Schizothorax richardsonii collected from two different river systems. Polymorphism in the number of nucleolar organizer regions (NORs) was observed between specimens from two different river systems. NORs were found to be located in one pair and two pairs of subtelocentric chromosomes...

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To have a portfolio of knowledge regarding genetic diversity of Assamese kingfish with an aim to create informative and useful genetic database