Dr. Satyendra Datt Tripathi
Fellow, Elected 1996

Born in Ichhawar, Bhopal, India on 4 December 1935. Educated at Vikram High School, Narsinghgarh, 1944-50; Holkar College, Indore, 1950-52; Maharani Laxmi Bai College, Gwalior, 1952-58; B.Sc. 1954; M.A. 1956; M.Sc. 1958; Ph.D. 1987.

Project Leader, CIFRI/IDRC Project on Rural Aquaculture, 1977-79, and Project Coordinator, All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) on `Ecology and Fisheries of Freshwater Reservoirs', 1980-81, Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Barrackpore; Project Coordinator, AICRP on `Composite Fish Culture and Fish Seed Production', Freshwater Aquaculture Research and Training Centre (FARTC), 1981-85, OSD and National Project Director (FAO/UNDP project), FARTC, 1986-87, Acting Director and National Project Director (FAO/UNDP Project), 1987-88, and Director, 1988-94 Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture (CIFA), Kausalyagang, Bhubaneswar; Director/Vice-Chancellor, Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE, Deemed University), Mumbai, 1994-1995; Senior Aquaculture Specialist and Team Leader, International Centre for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), Bangladesh Office, Dhaka, 1996-98; Fisheries Expert, DHV/MDP Consultant, `Saline Lands Reclamation Project (SLRP) in Maharashtra' (European Commission/The Netherlands/Government of India/Government of Maharashtra Project), 1999-2002; Special Advisor, STREAM (Support to Regional Aquatic Resources Management) Initiative/NACA (Bangkok), 2002 to 2006.

Awards/Honours: Association of Hydrobiologists Gold Medal 1986; MPEDA Aquaculture Award, 1993; D.Sc (h.c.) Central Institute of Fisheries Education (Deemed University), Mumbai, 2013; SOFTI Award 2015, Society of Fisheries Technologies (India), Cochin; Life Time Achievement Award 2018, Coldwater Fisheries Society of India, Bhimtal.

Fellow: Zoological Society of India, Kolkata; Society of Biosciences; Bioved Research Society; Inland Fisheries Society of India, Barrackpore; Association of Aquaculturists, Bhubaneswar; Indian Fisheries Association, Bombay; Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation Society, Lucknow.

Research Areas: Capture fisheries of the estuaries & large reservoirs, culture-based fisheries of small reservoirs, fresh & brackishwater aquaculture; fish breeding & seed production; gender in aquaculture; community-based aquaculture

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