Dr. Achom Darshan singh

Designation: Guest Faculty

Specialization: Fishery

Contact: +91-7002790184, +91-9862618793

Email: achom_darshan [AT] yahoo.com

Ph.D., SLET(ME)

 

 

 

1. Name: DR. ACHOM DARSHAN SINGH

2. Father Name: Achom Bhubonchandra

3. Gender: Male

4. Marital status: Married

5. Nationality: Indian

6. Permanent Address: Sagolband Bijoygovinda Leikai

Imphal: 795001, Manipur State

Mobile:7002790184/9862618793

Email: achom_darshan[AT]yahoo.com

7. Current designation & Working institute:

Guest Faculty,

Department of Zoology,

Manipur University, Canchipur

8. Educational qualification:

Degree/ subject

University/ Organisation

Division/ status

Year

SLET (NE): Life Sciences

SLET Comission, NE Region

Qualified

2014

Ph. D. (Fish and fishery)

Manipur University, Canchipur

Awarded

2008

M.sc. Life Sc. (Zoology with specialization in fishery)

Manipur University, Canchipur

1st

1997

TDC, Zoology Hons.

Manipur University, Canchipur

1st

1995

 

9. Details of Research and Teaching after Ph.D: 9 years

 

Employment details (Chronologically from the present to initial position)

Name of the Employer/

Organisation with address

Post held

 

Period

From – To

 

Nature of duties

 

Department of Zoology,

Manipur University, Canchipur

Guest Faculty

From 16 Sept. 2019 till date

Teaching & Research

Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh-791112

Guest Assistant Professor

3 months

(29.08.18 to 30.11.18)

Teaching & research

Center for Excellence in Biodiversity, Rajiv Gandhi University, Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh-791112

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

5 yrs., 6 months (25.2.13

To

28.08.18)

Research

&

Teaching

Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research (ICAR), Bhimtal, Nainital Dist., Uttarakhan: 263136

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

1 yr.3 months

(19.11.11 to 16.2.13)

 

Research

Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research (ICAR), Bhimtal, Nainital Dist., Uttarakhan: 263136

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

2 yrs.

(4.7.09 to 30.6.11)

Research

 

10. Invited lecture as resource person:

 

Sl. No.

Event

Organized by/venue

1.

Training on Fish taxonomy

National Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBFGR), Lucknow

2.

Biodiversity conservation awareness program

Arunachal University of Studies, Namsai

3

Biodiversity conservation awareness Program, 12 Feb. 2015

Directorate of Fisheries, Itanagar; Govt. Arunachal Pradesh

4

Training program on ‘Culture and breeding of coldwater fishes during 20-24 January, 2015

Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal

 

11. Participated International workshop and conference:

Sl.No.

Conference/ workshop details

1.

Asian Fish Biodiversity Conference, 2014 at Penang, Malaysia

2.

Workshop on photography of museum specimens at Universiti Sian Malaysia, Penang

3.

International conference on Global biodiversity, climate change and sustainable development (ICBS 2016)

 

12.Participated National workshop and seminars: 10 nos.

 

13. Training and courses attended:

Sl.No.

Tittle

Duration

Institute

1

Certificate course on Intellectual Property Rights

3 months

Indian Law Institute, New Delhi

2

Application of molecular techniques in coldwater fisheries

14-23 July, 2009

DCFR, Bhimtal

3

Basic RAPD Techniques in Fisheries

5-14 Feb., 2009

NBFGR, Lucknow

14. Publications:

I. Books: 2 (two).

1. Biodiversity of Fishes in Arunachal Himalaya. Academic Press, Elsevier; ISBN No. 9780128155561.

2. Research Trends on Fish and Fisheries in mountain waters of Eastern Himalayan Region; ISBN 978-1-64546-842-4.

II. Research papers in journals: 30 nos. (Thirty)

 

S. No.

Title of the paper

Journal with volume, page nos. and year

ISSN/ ISBN No.

Impact factor

Whether you are the first or corresponding author

  1.  

Mystus prabini, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Bagridae) from Arunachal Pradesh, north-eastern, India

Zootaxa 4648 (3): 511-522 (2019)

1175-5326 (print)

SCI: 0.931

NAAS: 6.93 (2019)

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Exostoma kottelati, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Zootaxa 4585 (2): 369–377. (2019)

1175-5326 (print)

SCI: 0.931

NAAS: 6.93 (2019)

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

A new species of glyptosternine catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from the Tawangchu River of Arunachal Pradesh, northeastern India.

Aqua: International Journal of Ichthyology; 25 (1), 17-24.

(Year: 2019).

0945-9871 (print)

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

DNA barcoding of fishes from River Diphlu within Kaziranga National Park in northeast India.

Mitochondrial DNA Part A, DOI: 10.1080/24701394.2018.1463373 (Year: 2018).

2470-1394 (Print)

 

2470-1408 (Online)

1.7

No

  1.  

Taxonomic Validation of the Assamese King Fish Semiplotus semiplotus (McClelland, 1839) (Cypriniformes: Cyprinidae) with Notes on its Biology and Habitat.

Journal of Bioresources 5(2): 65-71 (Year: 2018)

2394-4315 (Print)

-

Yes (Corresponding author)

  1.  

Relative assessment of diversity of wild ornamental fishes sampled from two river basins of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies, 6(1): 686-690. (Year: 2018).

E-ISSN: 2320-7078 P-ISSN: 2349-6800

-

No (Second Author)

  1.  

Physoschistura harkishorei, a new species of loach from Arunachal Pradesh, north-eastern India (Teleostei: Nemacheilidae).

Zootaxa, 4337(3): 403-412.

(Year: 2017).

1175-5326 (print)

0.931

Yes (Corresponding Author)

  1.  

Length-Weight Relationship of Lepidocephalichthys guntea (Hamilton, 1822) from Dikrong River, Arunachal Pradesh.

World Wide J. of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, 4(2): 197-200 (Yr.2017).

E-ISSN: 2454-6615

-

 

  1.  

Enumeration of Fish and Alimentation of Fisherman at Tezu River in Lohit District of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Journal of FisheriesSciences. com 11 (3):055-063. (Yr.: 2017).

E-ISSN 1307-234X

-

 

  1.  

New record of Danio assamila Kullander (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India.

International J.of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies; 5(3): 425-429. (Year: 2017).

E-ISSN: 2347-5129

P-ISSN: 2394-0506

-

Yes (Corresponding Author)

  1.  

Captive Rearing of Hill Stream Ornamental Fishes of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India.

Journal of FisheriesSciences. Com; 11 (1), 43

(Year: 2017).

 

E-ISSN 1307-234X

-

NO

  1.  

First Record of Batasio Spilurus Ng from the Siang River of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeastern India (Teleostei: Bagridae).

Journal of FisheriesSciences. com. 11(2):021-027

(Year: 2017).

 

E-ISSN 1307-234X

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Discrimination of seven species of bagrid catfishes under the genus Mystus using RAPD fingerprinting.

Journal of Bioresources 3(2): 1-5.

(Year: 2017).

2394-4315 (Print)

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

DNA barcoding of Amblyceps congeners (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from Brahmaputra drainage in northeast India.

Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 28(5): 698-702.

(Year: 2017).

2470-1394 (Print)

2470-1408 (Online)

1.7

No (Third Author)

  1.  

Amblyceps waikhomi, a new species of catfish (Siluriformes: Amblycipitidae) from the Brahmaputra Drainage of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

PloS One; 11 (2), e0147283.

(Year: 2016).

 eISSN:1932-6203

2.806

Yes (First author)

  1.  

Effect of different levels of poultry droppings on growth performance of Indian major carps in the foothills of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

International J. of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 4(2): 56-63.

(Year: 2016).

ISSN: 2347-5129

-

No (Second Author)

  1.  

Effect of poultry dropping on water quality and fish growth parameters of Indian major carp in the foothill ponds of Arunachal Pradesh, India.

International J. of Multidisciplinary Research and Development;3 (2): 311-316.

(Year: 2016).

Online: 2349-4182

 

Print: 2349-5979

-

No (Second Author)

  1.  

Glyptothorax mibangi, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Sisoridae) from the Tisa River, Arunachal Pradesh, northeast India.

Zootaxa: 3962 (1), 114-122. (2015).

1175-5326 (print)

0.994

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Fishery based livelihood approaches and management of fishery resources in Assam, India.

International J. of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies; 2(4): 327-330. (2015).

ISSN: 2347-5129

-

No (Second Author)

  1.  

A new species of glyptosternine catfish (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from Yomgo River, Arunachal Pradesh, India.

Aqua: International Journal of Ichthyology; 20 (2), 73-81. (2014).

0945-9871

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Redescription of the Striped Catfish Mystus tengara (Hamilton, 1822) (Siluriformes: Bagridae), India.

Journal of Threatened Taxa; 5 (1), 3536-3541. (2013).

Online: 0974-7907;

Print: 0974-7893

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Schistura obliquofascia, a new loach from Uttarakhand, India (Cypriniformes: Nemacheilidae).

Zootaxa: 3586 (1), 255-263. (2012).

ISSN 1175-5326 (print edition)

0.974

No (3rd Author)

  1.  

Batasio convexirostrum, a new species of catfish (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Koladyne basin, India.

Zootaxa: 2901, 52-58. (2011).

ISSN 1175-5326 (print edition)

0.927

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Mystus ngasep, a new catfish species (Teleostei: Bagridae) from the headwaters of Chindwin drainage in Manipur, India.

Journal of Threatened taxa; 3 (11), 2177-2183 (2011).

Online: 0974-7907

Print: 0974-7893

-

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Redescription of the striped catfish Mystus carcio (Hamilton) (Siluriformes: Bagridae)

Zootaxa; 2475, 48-54 (2010).

ISSN 1175-5326 (print edition)

0.927

Yes (First Author)

  1.  

Osteology of some catfishes of the genus Glyptothorax (Teleostei: Siluriformes) of northeastern India.

Journal of Threatened Taxa;2 (11), 1245-1250

(Year: 2010).

Online: 0974-7907

Print: 0974-7893

-

(second author)

  1.  

First record of the catfish Gagata dolichonema He, 1996 (Siluriformes: Sisoridae) from India.

Journal of Threatened Taxa; 1 (11), 578-580

(Year: 2009).

Online: 0974-7907

Print: 0974-7893

-

No (second author)

  1.  

Two new catfish species of the genus Pseudecheneis Blyth (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from Northeastern India.

Zoos’ Print Journal; 22 (3), 2627-2631

(Year: 2007)

ISSN 0971-6378

-

No (second author)

  1.  

A new species of the genus Batasio Blyth (Teleostei: Bagridae) from Manipur, India.

 

Zoos' Print Journal; 21, 2160-2163

(Year: 2006).

ISSN 0971-6378

-

No (second author)

  1.  

A new catfish species of the genus Sisor Hamilton (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from Manipur, India.

Zoos’ Print Journal;1952-1954

(Year: 2005).

ISSN 0971-6378

-

No (second author)

 

15. National Award/Fellowship: Awarded postdoctoral fellowship 2009 by DBT, New Delhi