Sudip Debnath
Assistant Professor




    Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, School of Life Science, Khulna University, Khulna-9208.

At present, I am working as Assistant Professor since June 2017 in Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology (FMRT) Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna and I joined as Lecturer in the same discipline in April 2015. Before that, I worked in Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation as Research and Monitoring Executive for about two years. I was awarded the BSc. in Fisheries (Honours) in 2011 and MSc. in Aquaculture in 2013 from Khulna University. In 2020, I was awarded MSc in Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management from WUR under the Orange Knowledge Programme scholarship provided by The Netherlands government. 


Masters in Aquaculture and Marine Resource Management

Wageningen University and Research (The Netherlands)


Master of Business Administration

Khulna University, Khulna (Bangladesh)


Masters in Aquaculture

Khulna University, Khulna (Bangladesh)


Bachelor of Science in Fisheries (Honours)

Khulna University, Khulna (Bangladesh)


Fish and shellfish nutrition

Fish and shellfish health

Aquaculture system

Working experiences

4 Jun 2017–Present

Assistant Professor

Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna (Bangladesh)

30 Apr 2015–3 Jun 2017


Fisheries and Marine Resource Technology Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna (Bangladesh)

1 Jul 2013–29 Apr 2015

Research and Monitoring Executive

Bangladesh Shrimp and Fish Foundation, Dhaka (Bangladesh)


Research experiences

Position: Principal-Investigator (2021-present), Project title: Developing low protein feed for fish reared in biofloc system. Funding organization: Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University.

Position: Principal-Investigator (2017-2018), Project title: Plankton diversity in relation to physico-chemical parameters of fish nursery ponds. Funding organization: Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University.

Position: Co-Investigator (2017), Project title: Analysis of critical water quality parameter(s) so as to relate with larval massive mortality pattern in prawn hatchery. Funding organization:  Khulna University Research Cell, Khulna University.

 Position: Associate Researcher (2016), Project title: Effectiveness of probiotics uses in extensive shrimp farming. Funding organization:  SOLIDARIDAD Network Asia (SNA), Bangladesh with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Position: Technical Expert-Nutrition (2015-2017), Project title: Impact of treated faecal sludge on fish growth and associated health risk. Funding organization:  SNV, The Netherlands.

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Peer-reviewed journals

Debnath, S., Ahmed, M.U., Parvez, M.S., Karmokar, A.K., Ahsan, M.N., 2021. Effect of stocking density on growth performance and body composition of climbing perch (Anabas testudineus) in biofloc system. Aquac. Int. 

    Debnath S, Sundar Sarker D, Kundu P, et al., 2021. Growth, Survival and Body Protein Content of Swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) Fed Live and Formulated Feeds. Adv Anim Vet Sci 10:.

Maas, R.M., Verdegem, M.C.J., Debnath, S., Marchal, L., Schrama, J.W., 2021. Effect of enzymes (phytase and xylanase), probiotics (B. amyloliquefaciens) and their combination on growth performance and nutrient utilisation in Nile tilapia. Aquaculture 533, 1–9.

Mathew, R.T., Debnath, S., Kundu, P., Alkhamis, Y.A., Rahman, M.M., Rahman, M.M., Sarower, M.G. and Rahman, S.M., 2022. Growth and survival of goldfish (Carassius auratus) juveniles fed Tubifex, custard meal and commercial feeds. The Scientific Journal of King Faisal University: Basic and Applied Sciences, 23(1), 30–5. DOI:10.37575/b/vet/210080

Rouf, M.A., Golder, M.R., Kana, M.A., Debnath, S., Rahman, M.M., Mathew, R. T., Alrashada, Y.N., 2021. Production, trading and potential utilization of fish scale in Khulna, Bangladesh. Adv. in Animal and Vet. Sci. 9, 2194-2200.

Rahman, Md Moshiur, Kundu, S., Biswas, P., Parvez, M.S., Rouf, M.A., Asaduzzaman, S., Debnath, S., Rahman, Md Mostafizur, Asaduzzaman, M., 2021. Influence of maternal weight, age, larval feeding and their interactions on the hatchery outcomes of an Indian major carp (Labeo rohita, Hamilton 1822). Aquac. Reports 19, 100633.

Parvez, M.S., Sarower, M.G., Hasan, M.M., Debnath, S., Aktar, S., Ahsan, M.N., 2021. Monitoring of genetic variation in mono-sex tilapia stocks using randomly amplified polymorphic dna markers in some private hatcheries of Bangladesh. Egypt. J. Aquat. Biol. Fish. 25, 1017–1030.

      Debnath, S., Shahin Parvez, M., Tareq Arafat, S., Mehedi Hasan, M., Ayaz Hasan Chisty, M., 2017. Evaluation of in vitro protein digestibility of different feed ingredients for walking catfish (Clarias batrachus Linnaeus, 1758). Int. J. Res. Stud. Biosci. 5, 2349–0365.

Khanom, M., Goldar, J., Chisty, M.A.H., Debnath, S., Arafat, S.T., Parvez, M.S., 2017. Protein digestibility determination of different feed ingredients for Tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus using in Vivo Technique. Int. J. Res. Stud. Biosci. 5, 31–36.

Hasan, M. M., Nahar, S., Arafat, S. T., Debnath, S., Parvez, M. S., Rahman, S. M. & Ahsan, N. (2016). Proximate composition of edible aquatic vegetables: A preliminary assessment of four species from Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 13 (1), 49-53.

Parvez, M.S., Chisty, M.A.H., Rahman, S.M., Ahsan, M.N., Debnath, S., Ahmed, M.U., 2014. Determination of in vivo protein digestibility of different feed ingredients for walking catfish , Clarias batrachus. Int. Res. J. Appl. Life Sci. 02, 1–9.

Conference paper 

Parvez, M. S., Saha, S. R., Debnath, S. & Ahsan, N. (2017). Effect of Echerichia coli fortification in tilapia reared in indoor static water system. 14th Annual Scientific Conference 2017 of Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Science University, 21-24.