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Assistant Professor
(on Study Leave; Durham, UK [Commonwealth Scholarship])

BSc, MS, MPhil
Research areas:
Aquatic Invasion, Fish Taxonomy, Biodiversity and Conservation

Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205, Bangladesh
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Personal website: thegalib.blogspot.com

 

Professional experience 

Assistant Professor
Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
10 November 2015 - to date

Lecturer
Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
10 November 2012 - 09 November 2015

Lecturer
Department of Fisheries and Marine Bioscience, Jessore University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh
07 February 2012 - 08 November 2012

Data Enumerator
WorldFish Center, South Asia Office; Cereal System Initiatives for South Asia (CSISA) project

December 2011 - February 2012; Job locations: Faridpur, Gopalganj and Narail

Data Enumerator
WorldFish Center, South Asia Office; Small Fish and Nutrition (SFN) project
March 2011; Job location: Rangpur

Data Enumerator
WorldFish Center, South Asia Office; Decentralized Seed Production (DSP) project
November 2010 - February 2011; Job location: Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj and Naogaon

Research Associate
Department of Fisheries, 
University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh; Biodiversity of Exotic Aquarium Fishes in Bangladesh project
July 2009 - June 2010; Job locations: Rajshahi, Thakurgaon, Natore, Jessore, Khulna, Mymensingh and Dhaka

Data Enumerator
WorldFish Center, South Asia Office; Decentralized Seed Production (DSP) Project
2009; Job location: Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj and Naogaon

Research Assistant
University of Rajshahi/Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum/European Commission/WorldFish Center
Fish Culture in Ponds and Rice Fields by the Poor Adivasi Households in Northwest and Northern Bangladesh: Performances Evaluation and Livelihood Aspects project
Duration: 2007 - 2008; Job location: Rajshahi and Joypurhat

Published journal article 

*as corresponding author

2017

  1. Galib SM*, Lucas MC, Chaki N, Fahad FH and Mohsin ABM (2017) Is current floodplain management a cause for concern for fish and bird conservation in Bangladesh’s largest wetland? Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (In Press)

2016

  1. Galib SM*, Hoque MN, Akter S, Chaki N and Mohsin ABM (2016) Livelihood, climate change and fisheries: A case study of three fishing communities of northwestern Bangladesh. International Research Journal of Social Sciences 5(8): 18-25.
  2. Galib SM*, Rashid MA, Chaki N, Mohsin ABM and Joadder MAR (2016)  Seasonal variation and community structure of fishes in the Mahananda River with special reference to conservation issues. Journal of Fisheries 4(1): 325-334. DOI: 10.17017/jfish.v4i1.2016.139 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

2015

  1. Galib SM (2015) Fish fauna of the Brahmaputra River, Bangladesh richness, threats and conservation needs. Journal of Fisheries 3(3): 285-292. doi: 0.17017/jfish.v3i3.2015.120 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]
  2. Joadder MAR, Galib SM*, Haque SMM and Chaki N (2015) Fishes of the river Padma, Bangladesh: Current trend and conservation status. Journal of Fisheries 3(2): 259-266. doi: 10.17017/jfish.v3i2.2015.111 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

2014

  1. Chaki N, Jahan S, Fahad MFH, Galib SM* and Mohsin ABM (2014) Environment and fish fauna of the Atrai River: global and local conservation perspective. Journal of Fisheries 2(2): 163-172. doi: 10.17017/jfish.v2i3.2014.46 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  2. Mohsin ABM, Yeasmin F, Galib SM*, Alam B and Haque SMM (2014) Fish Fauna of the Andharmanik River in Patuakhali, Bangladesh. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 21(5): 802-807. doi: 10.5829/idosi.mejsr.2014.21.05.8415

2013

  1. Galib SM*, Imam MA, Rahman MA, Mohsin ABM, Fahad MFH and Chaki N (2013) A study on aquarium fish business in Jessore district, Bangladesh. Trends in Fisheries Research 2(3): 11-14. [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  2. Galib SM*, Mohsin ABM, Chaki N, Fahad MFH, Haque SMM (2013) An Overview of the Traditional Rice-Prawn-Fish Farming in Kalia of Narail District, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries 1(1): 1-6. doi: 10.17017/jfish.v1i1.2013.1  [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  3. Islam MR, Hoque MN, Galib SM* and Rahman MA (2013) Livelihood of the fishermen in Monirampur Upazila of Jessore district, Bangladesh. Journal of Fisheries 1(1): 37-41. doi: 10.17017/jfish.v1i1.2013.8 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  4. 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 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  5. Galib SM*, Naser SMA, Mohsin ABM, Chaki N and Fahad MFH (2013) Choice of Fishes for Consumption by the Rural People of Bangladesh. Trends in Fisheries Research 2(1): 20-23.
    [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  6. Hossain MI, Alam MM, Alam MM, Kamal BMM and Galib SM (2013) Investigation of Phytoplankton and Physico-chemical Parameters in Nursery, Growout and Broodstock Ponds. Journal of Scientific Research 5(3): 553-569. doi: 10.3329/jsr.v5i3.14886

  7. 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

  8. Imteazzaman AM and Galib SM* (2013) Fish Fauna of Halti Beel, Bangladesh. International Journal of Current Research 5(1): 187-190.

2012 

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. Alam MM, Galib SM, Islam MM, Flowra FA and Hussain MA (2012) Morphometric Study of the Wild Population of Pool Barb, Puntius sophore (Hamilton, 1822) in the River Padma, Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Trends in Fisheries Research 1(2): 10-13. [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

  4. Mohsin ABM, Reza MS and Galib SM (2012) Uses of Chemicals in Aquaculture Ponds in Rajshahi District, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology X(I): 061-064. 

2010

  1. Galib SM* and Mohsin ABM (2010) Exotic Ornamental Fishes of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology 8(2): 255-258.

  2. Galib SM*, Samad MA, Hossain MA, Mohsin ABM and Haque SMM (2010) Small Indigenous Species of Fishes (SISF) in Chalan Beel with Reference to their Harvesting and Marketing. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology 8(2): 251-254. 

  3. Samad MA, Asaduzzaman M, Galib SM, Kamal MM and Haque MR (2010) Availability and Consumer Preference of Small Indigenous Species (SIS) of the River Padma at Rajshahi, Bangladesh. International Journal of BioResearch 1(5): 27-31.

  4. Kamal MM, Khan MSR, Galib SM, Nahar MDG and Haque MR (2010) Comparison of Plankton Communities among Freshwater Prawn Post Larvae Rearing Ponds. International Journal of BioResearch 1(5): 21-26.

  5. Flowra FA, Sen SC, Galib SM, Kamal MM and Islam SN (2010) Dry Fish Marketing in Rajshahi and Thakurgaon, Bangladesh. International Journal of BioResearch 1(5): 13-16.

  6. Kamal MM, Mondol RK, Galib SM and Nahar MDG (2010) A Study on Traditional Prawn Farming Systems at Manirampur Upazila of Jessore; South-West District of Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science & Natural Resources 3(1): 143-146.

2009

  1. Mohsin ABM, Hasan MM and Galib SM (2009) Fish Diversity of Community Based Fisheries Managed Oxbow Lake (Bookbhara Baor) in Jessore, Bangladesh. Journal of Science Foundation 7(1): 121-125.

  2. Galib SM, Samad MA, Kamal MM, Haque MA and Hasan MM (2009) A Study on Fishing Gears and Methods in the Chalan Beel of North-West Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science & Natural Resources 2(2): 213-218.

  3. Flowra FA, Alam MB, Hossain MA, Samad MA and Galib SM (2009) Livelihood Aspects of Fishermen of the Dahia Beel under Natore District, Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology 7(2): 283-284.

  4. Galib SM, Samad MA, Mohsin ABM, Flowra FA and Alam MT (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.

  5. Hossain MA, Mohsin ABM, Galib SM, Alam R and Samad AOMA (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.

  6. Samad MA, Galib SM and Flowra FA (2009) Fish Drying in Chalan Beel Areas. Bangladesh Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 44(4): 461-466. doi: 10.3329/bjsir.v44i4.459 [ISI/Thomson Reuters]

Published book

  1. Mohsin ABM and Galib SM (2013) Handbook on Exotic Ornamental Fishes of Bangladesh: An Identifying Tool. Bangladesh Fisheries Information Share Home, 44 pp.
  2. Galib SM and Mohsin ABM (2011) Cultured and Ornamental Exotic Fishes of Bangladesh Past and Present. LAP-Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany, 176 pp.

  1. Effect of Periphyton on the Growth of Monosex Tilapia; on going
  2. Comparative Study on Richness and Evenness of Fishes in Community-managed and Natural Beels; 2013-2014
  3. Breeding and Seed Production of Native Ornamental Dwarf Gourami, Colisa lalia (Hamilton, 1822); 2013-2014
  4. Technical development and printing of the Journal of Fisheries. 2014

Participation in conference/seminar/symposium/workshop and others

  1. Conference on Aquaculture Development in Bangladesh and Strategies and Development of Aquaculture in Tripura and Northeast India. Venue: Agartala, Tripura, India; organized by Tripura Graduate Fisheries Officers’ Association (TGFOA) (as Paper Presenter; Apr 09-10, 2016)
  2. 19th Biennial International Conference, Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Venue: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; organized by Zoological Society of Bangladesh (Dec 05, 2015).
  3. Sixth Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2014 of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF). Venue: BARC Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh; organized by BFRF (as Poster presenter; Apr 26-27, 2014)
  4. 18th Biennial International Conference, Zoological Society of Bangladesh. Venue: University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; organized by Zoological Society of Bangladesh (as Participant; Dec 22, 2012).
  5. International conference on Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development. Venue: Jessore Science & Technology University (JSTU), Bangladesh; organized by JSTU (as Member of the local organizing committee; Jul 14, 2012).
  6. Seminar on Fisheries Activities in Northern Bangladesh: Sustainable Livelihood and Climate Change Aspects. Venue: University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh; organized by Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi (as Program Presenter; Oct 23, 2010).
  7. Final workshop on Community Based Fish Culture in Seasonal Floodplains in Bangladesh. Venue: Rajshahi Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Bangladesh; organized by WorldFish Center, Bangladesh and South Asia Office (as Presenter; Mar 29, 2010).
  8. Fourth Biennial Fisheries Conference and Research Fair 2010 of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF). Venue: BARC Auditorium, Dhaka, Bangladesh; organized by BFRF (as Paper presenter; Jan 20-21, 2010)
  9. Seminar on Identification of research and extension needs for fisheries resources management in northern Bangladesh. Venue: Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh; organized by Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi (as Paper presenter; Aug 04, 2009).
  10. Fisheries and enterprise development for the Adivasi communities in the north and north-west region of Bangladesh. Venue: Caritas Auditorium, Dinajpur, Bangladesh; organized by Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute (BFRI), WorldFish Center and Caritas Bangladesh (as Paper presenter; Nov 24, 2008).

Training 

  • Train the trainer program on "The Essential Electronic Agricultural Library"; organized by the Sathguru Management Consultants under TEEAL Project, Cornell University (April 2016)
  • Training course on "Good Aquaculture Practice"; Ministry of Trade and Department of Fisheries, The People's Republic of Bangladesh
    (December 2014 and March 2015)
  • Training course on "Fisheries Extension"; organized by the Department of Fisheries, University of Rajshahi at Bagha, Rajshahi (November, 2007)
  • Training course on "Aquaculture, Extension and Training Methodology for University Students" under the Northwest Fisheries Resources Development and Management Project (Phase-III), Parbatipur, Dinajpur, Bangladesh (March 2007).
  • Training courses on "Introduction to Geographic Information System and software application package; (Cartalinx, Arcview GIS 3.2a, ARC/INFO, Idrisi-32)", Rajshahi (2006)

Award 

  • Commonwealth Scholarship in the UK (PhD) 2016
  • University of Rajshahi-Agrani Bank Gold Medal Award (for securing 1st position (MS) in the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Rajshahi)
  • University Grant Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh Merit Scholarship 2006 (from Agriculture faculty of University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh)
  • General Scholarship of University of Rajshahi 2003-2006, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Academic background 

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; Awarded in 2015

Master of Science (MS) in Fisheries
University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2008 (Examination held in 2010); Result: CGPA 4.00 (A+, First position in the Faculty)

Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Fisheries (Honours)
University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2006 (Examination held in 2007); Result: First class (Second position in the Faculty)

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
Rajshahi University School, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2002; Group: Science; Result: First division

Secondary School Certificate (SSC)
Institute: Rajshahi University School, Rajshahi, Bangladesh; 2000; Group: Science; Result: First division

Affiliation 

  • Member, British Ecological Society
  • Member, Fisheries Society of the British Isles
  • Member, Freshwater Biological Association
  • Elected Member of Academic Council (Assistant Professor/Lecturer category), University of Rajshahi (2016 - present)
  • Co-Admin and Editor, BdFISH
  • Executive Editor, Journal of Fisheries
  • Member, Zoological Society of Bangladesh
  • Member, Krishibid Institute Bangladesh
  • Member, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF)
  • Executive Secretary, Rotary Club of Padma Rajshahi (July 2015 - June 2016)
  • Joint Secretary, Rotary Club of Padma Rajshahi (July 2014 - June 2015)
  • Rotarian, Rotary Club of Padma Rajshahi