Zoology & Aquaculture

Faculty Faculty of Natural Sciences
Dean Prof. K. Veeraiah
College University College of Science
Established Year 1967
Email zoo@anu.ac.in
Website http://nagarjunauniversity.ac.in
Head of the Department Dr. P. V. Krishna
Telephone No. 0863-2346271
Ph.D awards 50
MPhil awards 88
Courses Offered M.Sc Zoology & M.Sc. Aquaculture
Sanctioned Intake 42 in Zoology, 30 in Aquaculture.


Since 1967, the Department of zoology specialized in the field of Aquatic Biology with Limnology and Fisheries. Considering the importance of Aquaculture, MSc Aquaculture Course is started in the year 1994. The Department has acquired expertise in the areas of Aquatic Toxicology, Biodiversity, Fish Nutrition, Fish diseases, Immunology and endocrilogy. The faculty do investigations on varied aspects of fish, frog, broilers and mice as experimental models.

Particulars of Teaching staff

Name of the teacher Designation Qualification
Prof Y. Ranga Reddy Professor Emeritus M.Sc., Ph.D
Prof. K.R.S.Sambasiva Rao Professor D.Sc. Biotechnology; Ph.D. Zoology (Physiology and Biochemistry); Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Science
Prof. Veeraiah Kotturu Professor PhD
Prof.P. Padmavathi Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Prof. P. V. Krishna Professor M.Sc.M.Phill, PhD
Prof. G. Simhachalam Professor M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D.
Prof.Sumanth Kumar.Kunda Professor M.F.Sc., Ph.D.ICAR- NET (Fisheries Science) & ICAR- NET (Aquaculture)
Prof. K. Sunita Professor M.Sc., Ph.D
Prof. V. Venkata Ratnamma Professor M.Sc., Ph.D
Prof. M. Jagadesh Nayak Professor M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.
Dr. N Gopala Rao Asst. Professor M.Sc., Ph.D

Details of MOU

University /Institute/Industry MOU entered
Date of signing of MOU
Purpose of MOU
Neospark Drugs & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad.
18 March, 2003
Placement of M.Sc Studies
Nagarjuna Fisheries, Telaprolu.
15 May, 2002
For Understanding Research Activities for
Sri Sairam hatcheries, Akiveedu.
11 Apr, 2002
Consultancy For
Aquatech Publications, Vijayawada.
09 Oct, 2002
Consultancy For
Applied Aqua Assistance, Gudivada.
27 Feb, 2003
Publication of Articles in Aquatech magazine.
Centre for Environment, JNTU, Hyderabad.
25 Mar, 2003
Consultancy services of Fish formers of cake Kolleru
Fisheries Department, A.P., Hyderabad.
03 Oct, 2003
Consultancy services of Fish formers of cake Kolleru
A.R.I.E.S. Agro vet Inds. Ltd., Mumbai.
27 Mar, 2003
For Exchange of views For organizing workshops
Bala Marketing (P) Ltd, Guntur.
25 Mar, 2003
For Consultancy
Nambur Laboratories, Nellore.
For Consultancy
Research Activities    
Taxonomy of aquatic biota. Fish biodiversity Fish biology. Zooplanktonology Aquaculture Fish toxicology Immunology
Academic Achievements    
The Department of zoology & Aquaculture is offering 2 courses: M.Sc Zoology & M.Sc Aquaculture It has got UGC-SAP-DRS Project on


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