Education: Ph.D. (Fisheries Science), 2014 (Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin); MSc (Applied Fisheries and Aquaculture), 2005 (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam); PGDESD, 2011 (Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi)

Open water SCUBA diving certificate from PADI, Australia (Diver No 1612AF9899)

Area of expertise: Theoretical Ecology of deep-sea fishes, Ecomorphological analysis, deep-sea fish diversity, ecology and biology, functional diversity, morphological, morphometric and shape analysis of otoliths, geometric morphometric analysis (GMA), Generalized Additive Models, R statistical computation.


  1. Sacred Heart College, Assistant Professor, from 19.07.2021
  2. CMLRE, Project Scientist C, 29.11.2017 to 15.07.2021
  3. CMLRE, Project Scientist B, 21.02.2013 to 28.11.2017
  4. CIFT, Senior Research Fellow, 05.06.2008 to 19/02/2013
  5. RGC-CS, Project Assistant, 13.09.2006 to 28.05.2008.
  6. CED, Project Assistant, 11.2001 to 01.03.2003.

Dissertations supervised/co-supervised- 13
Books Published- 2
Book Chapters- 2

Journal Publications
International- 22
National- 15
Popular articles- 3

Technical Report- 2
Seminar Abstracts (National and International)- 16
Brochures/pamphlets- 2
Training courses and workshops- 13
Seminars, Symposia and Workshops attended
• International- 8
• National- 18