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Professor
Department of Fisheries
University of Rajshahi
Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

Stream: Fisheries Biology and Genetics

Research Interest: Fisheries Biodiversity (genetic, species and habitat diversity)

Teaching Interest: Fisheries Biodiversity, Fisheries Systematics and Aquatic Animal Behaviour

Other Interest: Sharing fisheries information through Bangladesh Fisheries Information Share Home (BdFISH)

 

Contact:
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Professional responsibilities

  • Conducting research work, writing scientific and popular articles, books etc.
  • Supervising research works in Undergraduate, MS, MPhil and PhD Level
  • Preparing and delivering theoretical courses
  • Demonstrating practical courses
  • Monitoring class tests, class assessments, class reports etc.
  • Organizing group discussions, field visits, study tours, excursions etc.


Teaching (theoretical and practical) activities:

Courses Taken:

 

MS Level:

  • Fisheries Biodiversity
  • Fisheries Systematics
  • Aquatic Animal Behaviour

Honours Level:

  • Fisheries Vertebrates
  • Fisheries Systematics
  • Fish Behaviour

 


Research activities (selected)

Going on:

 

M.Phil/PhD Level:

  • Development of artificial feeding and breeding management techniques of endangered native loaches of Bangladesh. Researcher: Roni Chandra Mondal, Superviser: ABM Mohsin.
  • Captive breeding of Gouramis (Colisa fasciata and C. lalia) of Bangladesh. Researcher: Shams Muhammad Galib, Superviser: ABM Mohsin.

MS Level:

  • Assessment of Fisheries Biodiversity of the Chalan Beel in Relation to Environmental Factors.Researcher: Nipa Chaki, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

 

Completed:

 

M.Phil/PhD Level:

  • Status of carp culture in Rajshahi and Natore area. Researcher: ABM Mohsin, Superviser: M. Altaf Hossain, Cosuperviser: M. Nazrul Islam

MS/M.Sc. Level:

  • Survivability of exotic ornamental fishes without food in aquarium condition. Researcher: Roni Chandra Mandal, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

  • Seasonal abundance of fishes in the river Padma at Rajshahi City Corporation Area.  Researcher: Sk. Md. Mohaimenul Haque, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

  • Cultured and ornamental exotic fish diversity of Bangladesh. Researcher: Shams Muhammad Galib, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

  • Freshwater air-breathing fish diversity of North-West part of Bangladesh. Researcher: Md. Mehedi Hasan, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

  • Fish diversity of the order Perciformes found in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Ismant Ara Zakia, Superviser: ABM Mohsin

  • Fish diversity of the order Cypriniformes found in Rajshahi area. Researcher: Salma Sultana,Superviser: ABM Mohsin

 


Research Projects:

Going on:

  • Comparative analysis of fisheries Biodiversity of natural and community managed beel of Rajshahi area, Funded by Rajshahi University Research Project, duration: 2013-2014
  • Breeding and Seed Production of Native Ornamental Dwarf Gourami Colisa lalia (Hamilton, 1822), Funded by UGC, duration 2013-2014

Completed:

  • Biodiversity of exotic aquarium fishes of Bangladesh. Funded by Rajshahi University Research Project, duration: 2007-2009.

 


Published Scientific Papers in Journals

  1. Mohsin ABM, Haque SMM, Galib SM, Fahad MFH, Chaki N, Islam MN and Rahman MM (2013) Seasonal Abundance of Fin Fishes in the Padma River at Rajshahi District, Bangladesh. World Journal of Fish and Marine Sciences 5(6): 680-685. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wjfms.2013.05.05.75109
  2. Galib SM, Naser SMA, Mohsin ABM, Chaki N and Fahad MFH (2013) Fish diversity of the River Choto Jamuna, Bangladesh: Present status and conservation needs. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 5(6): 389-395. DOI: 10.5897/IJBC2013.0552
  3. Mohsin ABM, Islam MN, Hossain MA and Galib SM (2012) Constraints and Prospects of Carp Production in Rajshahi and Natore Districts, Bangladesh. University Journal of Zoology, Rajshahi University 31: 69-72. DOI: 10.3329/ujzru.v31i0.15435
  4. Mohsin ABM, Islam MN, Hossain MA and Galib SM (2012) Cost-benefit Analyses of Carp Polyculture in Ponds: A Survey Study in Rajshahi and Natore Districts of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Environmental Science 23: 103-107.
  5. Mohsin ABM, Reza MS and Galib SM (2012) Uses of chemicals in aquaculture ponds in Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science & Technology X(I): 061-064
  6. SM Galib and ABM Mohsin. 2010. Exotic ornamental fishes of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (2): 255-258
  7. SM Galib, MA Samad, MA Hossain, ABM Mohsin and SMM Haque.2010. Small Indigenous species of fishes (SISF) in chalan beel with reference to other harvesting and marketing system . Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (2): 251-254
  8. SN Jahan, ABM Mohsin, MM Islam, and MA Hossain. 2010. Present status and management system of carp hatcheries of Rajshahi district. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive science and technology. 8 (1): 95-98
  9. ABM Mohsin, MM Hasan and SM Galib. 2009. Fish diversity of community based fisheries managed oxbow lake (Bookbhara baor) in Jessore, Bangladesh. Journal of science foundation. 7(1): 121-125
  10. ABM Mohsin and Emdadul Haque, 2009. Effect of constraints on carp production at Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries International, 4 (2): 30-33.
  11. S N Jahan, ABM Mohsin, M A Hossain and M M Islam, 2009. Evaluation of the production of prawn and carp in freshwater polyculture pond under two different diets. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 7 (2): 279-282.
  12. S M Galib, M A Samad, ABM Mohsin, F A Flowra and M T Alam, 2009. Present status of fishes in the Chalan beel- the largest beel (wetland) of Bangladesh. International Journal of Animal and Fisheries Science, 2 (3): 214-218.
  13. M A Hossain, ABM Mohsin, S M Galib, R Alam and A O M A Samad, 2009. Potentials of khas (public) ponds and kharis (canals) in Barind tracts: sustainable rural livelihoods in the face of climate change, Bangladesh. Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 7 (1): 49-52.
  14. Nazrul Islam, Emdadul Haque and ABM Mohsin, 2008. Carp culture: cost-return and profit analysis of Rajshahi district, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries International,        3 (3): 52-55.
  15. ABM Mohsin, Md Emdadul Haque and Md Nazrul Islam, 2007. Status of aquarium fisheries of Rajshahi city (Short communication).  Journal of Bio-Science, 15: 169-171.
  16. K A Huq, J Paul, ABM Mohsin and M M Alam, 2005. Livelihood status of the fishers community in Mongla, Bagerhat. Journal of Science Foundation, 3 (2): 49-56.
  17. K A Huq, M M Alam, ABM Mohsin, M S Islam and M A R Hossain, 2004. A review on the causes destruction of the Sundarban mangrove fisheries of Bangladesh. Progressive Agriculture, 15 (2): 113-122.
  18. M N Islam, M F R Chawdhury and ABM Mohsin, 2002. Role of hatchery in the fish culture development of Rajshahi district in Bangladesh. University Journal of Zoology, 21: 73-78.
  19. ABM Mohsin, M Nazrul Islam and M Altaf Hossian, 2001. Comparative study on different types of stocking combination of improved traditional carp culture at Natore and Rajshahi district. University Journal of Zoology, 20: 9-16.
  20. ABM Mohsin, 2000. Present status on post stocking management and maintenance of improved traditional carp culture at Rajshahi and Natore areas. University Journal of Zoology, 19: 17-20.

 


Published Scientific Books

  1. Syeda Nusrat Jahan and ABM Mohsin, 2012. Production of Prawn and Carps under Different Diets: in Polyculture Ponds at Northern Bangladesh. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany.
  2. Roni Chandra Mondal and ABM Mohsin, 2012.Survival Performance of Exotic Ornamental Fishes of Bangladesh: under Starved Condition in Aquarium. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany. 145 pp.
  3. Shams Muhammad Galib and ABM Mohsin, 2011. Cultured and Ornamental Exotic Fishes of Bangladesh: Past and Present. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany. 167 pp.
  4. Md. Mehedi Hasan and ABM Mohsin, 2011. Freshwater Air-Breathing Fishes of North-West Bangladesh: Species and Organ Diversity. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH @ Co. KG, Germany. 100 pp.

          

 


Published Scientific eBook

  1. Mohsin ABM and Galib SM, 2013. Handbook on Exotic Ornamental Fishes of Bangladesh: An Identifying Tool. Bangladesh Fisheries Information Share Home. www.bdfish.org. 44 pp.

      

 


Contributed Scientific Articles in the Book

  1. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Channa marulius (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 30-31.
  2. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Garra annandalei Hora, 1921. In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 61.
  3. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Labeo boggut (Sykes, 1838). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 66.
  4. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Mystus vittatus (Bloch, 1797). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 120-121.
  5. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Rama chandramara (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 122.
  6. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Wallago attu (Schneider, 1801). In: Siddiqui K U, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. p. 129.
  7. ABM Mohsin, 2007. Pangasius pangasius (Hamilton, 1822). In: Siddiqui KU, Islam M A, Kabir S M H, Ahmad M, Ahmed A T A, Rahman A K A, Haque E U, Ahmed Z U, Begum Z N T, Hassan M A, Khondker M and Rahman M M (eds.). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol. 23 (Freshwater Fishes). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka. pp. 138-139.

 

Contributed Popular Articles in the Book

  1. এবিএম মহসিন, ২০১৩, দেশি পানি বিদেশি মাছ, প্রকৃতিকথা (মুকিত মজুমদার বাবু সম্পাদিত), প্রকৃতি ও জীবন ফাউন্ডেশন, চ্যানেল-আই, রোদেলা, ঢাকা, বাংলাদেশ।

   

 


Published Popular Articles on websites (selected)


Published Popular Articles on Newspapers

  1. এবিএম মহসিন, ২০১৪, দেশী পানিতে বিদেশী মাছ, দৈনিক যুগান্তর, ঢাকা, বাংলাদেশ।
  2. এবিএম মহসিন ও শামস মুহাম্মদ গালিব, ২০১৩, মৎস্যসম্পদ উন্নয়নে বাঁধমুক্ত বাংলাদেশ চাই, অর্থনীতি প্রতিদিন, ঢাকা, বাংলাদেশ।
  3. এবিএম মহসিন ও শামস মুহাম্মদ গালিব, ২০১৩, মৎস্যবৈচিত্র্য রক্ষার টেকসই উপায়, অর্থনীতি প্রতিদিন, ঢাকা, বাংলাদেশ।

 


Launched and Maintenance websites

 


Completed Courses/Workshop

  • Attended workshop on Strengthening Fishery Education Syllabus dated from 08 September to 02 October 2002, Organized by AIT, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Completed a ten-week Course on FoxPro dated (closing) 10th January 1999, Organized by Computer Center, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.
  • Participated in a Three Days Residential Training Course in NFEP-2 (North-West Fisheries Extension Project-2), Parbatipur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh from 12-14 December 1998.

 


Participation in Conference/Seminar/Symposium/Workshop

  • Workshop on Demand-led Quality Fisheries Education: Development and Standarization of BS and MS Course-Curricula. Dated 19 February 2013; organized by Faculty of Fisheries, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Dhaka.
  • 18th Biennial International Conference, Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Dated 22 December 2012. Venue: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; organized by Zoological Society of Bangladesh.
  • The Sixteenth Biennial International Zoological Conference dated 27-29 February 2008, organized by Zoological Society of Bangladesh and Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh.
  • Third Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2008, dated 16-17 January 2008, organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), BARC, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • The Nineteenth Annual Conference of NESA and National Seminar on Solid waste Management: Solutions and Concerns dated from 16 to 18 September 2006, organized by Centre of Environment and Vocational Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India.
  • A National Seminar on Fisheries Resource Development of Chalan Beel dated 13 August 2005, organized by North West Fisheries Resource Development and Management Project (Third Phase), Parbatipur, Dinajpur, Department of Fisheries, Bangladesh.
  • The Fifteenth Annual Conference 2005 and Symposium dated 11 March 2005, organized by the Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dept. of Zoology, DU, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Fisheries Education and Research Fair-2004 dated from 19 to 20 July 2004, organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), BIAM Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • A two days symposium on Celebration and Festival on Centenary of the Rediscovery of Mendelism (1900-2000) and Cracking of the Human Genetic Code (2000) from 27 to 28 January, 2001 organized by Department of Genetics and Breeding, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh

 


Memberships, affiliation, administration and extra curricular activities

  • Founder and Member of Board of Trustees, Bangladesh Fisheries Information Share Home. Web: www.bdfish.org

  • Life Member, National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), India

  • Life Member, Bangladesh Zoological Society, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Member, Rajshahi University Zoology Department Alumni Association, Department of Zoology, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi-6205, Bangladesh

  • Member, Rajshahi University Fisheries Association, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

  • Member, Executive committee (2010-2011), Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Bangladesh

  • House Tutor (2009 to date 2012), Monnujan hall, University of Rajshahi

  • Member, Executive committee (2010-2011), Rajshahi University Teachers Association, University of Rajshahi

 


Awards Achieved

  1. Obtained Teaching Award on “Biological Limnology” sponsored by Support for University Fisheries Education and Research (DFID), University Grants Commission of Bangladesh in 2002.
  2. Achieved the Syed Ameer Ali Hall Scholar Award - 2000 of Rajshahi University, Bangladesh as the recognition of scholar student of the Hall.

 


Academic Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
    Institute: Department of Zoology (Fisheries), University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Year: 2009
    Status: Awarded
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.)
    Institute: Department of Zoology (Fisheries), University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Year: 1996
    Result: First class
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. Honours)
    Institute: Department of Zoology,University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
    Year: 1995
    Result: First class
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
    Education Board: Rajshahi
    Year: 1992
    Result: First division
  • Secondary School Certificate (SSC)
    Education Board: Rajshahi
    Year: 1990
    Result: First division