Acharya Nagarjuna University

Zoology & Aquaculture

Dr.Sumanth Kumar.Kunda
Associate Professor
M.F.Sc., Ph.D.

Date of Birth 06-08-1974
Date of Joining 17-10-2006
Contact 08663-2346334 , 0863-2263525, 9866652712, ;
PhD Thesis
Title of Thesis University from which Ph.D. awarded Awarded Year
Prevention of Antibiotic Residues in Farmed Shrimps: A Study on Development of HACCP Framework Applicable at Shrimp Farms in India Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), (Deemed university), Indian council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)), Mumbai, INDIA April, 2007
Areas of Research Interest
Aquaculture (Inland Aquaculture/ Brackish water Aquaculture/ Mariculture) & Food Safety
Academic Achievements
HACCP and Quality Assurance Developed HACCP framework to address the issues of food safety and quality aspects of aquaculture products by applying the HACCP principles at shrimp production facilities as per the norms of WHO and FDA Mariculture Developed traditional shrimp feed by incorporating Agar industry waste as non conventional binder Prepared an indigenous agricultural fertilizer by incorporating agar industry waste as the source of growth promoter Aquaculture Rendering voluntary Technical consultancy services for improving the quality and safety of raw material for several shrimp farmers of Andhra Pradesh from 1999 to till date Expertise acquired in analysis of physico- chemical and biological parameters of feed and analysis of water quality parameters Efforts were made to address the food safety issues of Prawn culture, Water quality, Hatchery management, marketing and processing technology using Best Management Practices (BMP)
No. of Books Published and Edited -
No. of research articles published/presented since the inception:

Research Students Information

Guided Successfully Submitted Presently Guiding
Ph.D 01 08
M.Phill 01 05

Journals For Details of PublicationsClick here

National Journals 08
International Journals 06


Conference National 17
Conference International 06
Research Collaboration