MOHAN P.M. Professor

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  • Department of Ocean Studies & Marine Biology (A & N Campus)
  • School of Life Sciences
  • pmmtu@yahoo.com

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D. Marine Sciences, “Studies on the texture, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Modern sediments of the Vellar estuary”. Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT 1991
2 M.Sc. Marine Geology University of Cochin 1983
3 B.Sc. Geology University of Madras 1981

Area of Specializaion

Coral Reef Environmental Monitoring with Meiobenthic Taxonmy Related to Rare Taxan and Foraminiferan along with Carbon Budgeting

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Dr.N.T. Singh Eminent Scientist Award REGIONAL Andaman Scinece Association (ASA), Port Blair 2016 0
2 Scientist of Eminence NATIONAL Society of Plant Research, Lucknow 2014 0
3 Pool Officer NATIONAL Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi 1998 Rs.402045/-
4 Young Scientist Project NATIONAL Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi 1995 Rs.293250/-

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Professor Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Pondicherry University
2 Reader Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Pondicherry University
3 Senior Research Associate - DOD Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur
4 Senior Research Associate – CSIR Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur
5 Young Scientist – DST Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur
6 Research Associate – DST Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur
7 Guest Lecturer Department of Marine Geology Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Kodhci

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Professor Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Pondicherry University Coral Reef Environmental Studies, Lesser Known Meiofauna, Foraminiferan and Carbon Sequestration in Coral Reef Environment
2 Reader Ocean Studies and Marine Biology Pondicherry University Coral Reef Environmental Studies, Lesser Known Meiofauna, Foraminiferan and Carbon Sequestration in Coral Reef Environment
3 Senior Research Associate - DOD Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management
4 Senior Research Associate – CSIR Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management
5 Young Scientist – DST Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management
6 Research Associate – DST Department of Ancient Industries and Earth Sciences Tamil University, Thanjavur Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management
7 Guest Lecturer Department of Marine Geology University of Cochin, Kochi Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management
8 Research Scholar Department of Marine Geology University of Cochin, Kochi Sedimentalogy, Placer Mineral and Coastal Zone Management

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work
1 Enterprener Small Scale Indsutry Artificial Diamond Cutting

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 Designing underwater observation system to monitor the environment Marine Sciences 90% in progress

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 A base line study on trace metals concentration and its ecological risk assessment from the coast of South Andaman Island, India. Sachithanandama, V., Parthasarathy,P., Saielangovan,S., Kasilingam,K., Dhivya,P.,Mageswar, T. and Mohan, P.M. Regional Studies in Marine Science, V.36, pp.1-23. 2020 1.57
2 Rare Earth Elements in Andaman Island surface seawater: Geochemical tracers for the monsoon? Hathorne, E.C., Frank, M. and Mohan, P.M. Frontiers in Marine Science V.6, pp.1-19 2020 3.07
3 Carbon storage potential of mangroves – are we missing the boat? • Ragavan, P., Sivakumar, K. Jayaraj, R.S.C., Mohan, P.M. and Rana, T.K. Current science V.116(6), pp.889-891 2019 0.883
4 Isotopic investigation of the moisture transport processes over the Bay of Bengal. Sinha, N., Chakraborty, S., Chattopadhyay, R., Goswami, B.N., Mohan,P.M., Parua, D.K., Sarma, D., Datye,A., Sengupta, S., Bera, S. and Baruah, K.K. Journal of Hydrology DOI:10.1016/j.hydroa.2019.100021’ License CC BY-NC-ND 2019 3.727
5 New Records and Range Extensions of Some Marine Sponges (Porifera: Demospongiae and Homoscleromorpha) from the Andaman Islands,India; Part of the Indo Ubare, V.V. and Mohan, P.M. Zoological Studies, V.57, pp.1-5. doi:10.6620/ZS.2018.57-03. 2018 1.008
6 Critical note on the identity and distribution of Sonneratia griffithii Kurz (Lythraceae) in India‐ a Critically Endangered Mangrove species. • Ragavan, P., Dubey, S.K., Panda, M., Roy, M., Ravichandran, K., Trivedi, R.K., Jyaraj, R.S.C., Mohan, P.M. and Rana, T.K. Nordic Journal of Botany, V.37(1), DOI: 10.1111/njb.02119. 2018 0.551
7 Corrigendum: Natural hybridization in mangroves – an overview • Ragavan, P., Zhou, R., Ng, W.L., Rana,T.S., Thangaraj, M., Mohan, P.M. and Saxena, A. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society V.186(1) DOI 10.1093/botlinnean/box077. 2017 3,124
8 Phylogenetic analysis of streptomycetes associated with marine sponges Hemiasterella spp. Tentorium spp. and Tethyopsis spp. Andaman Islands. Baskaran,R., Thenmozhi, S., Kumar, K.V., Mohan,P.M. and Vijayakumar, R. Malaysian Journal of Microbiology, V.13, pp. 253-260 2017 0.024
9 Diversity and Distribution of Living Larger Benthic Foraminifera from Coral Reef Environments, South Andaman Island, India Muruganantham, M., Ragavan, P., and Mohan, P.M. Journal of Foraminiferal Research V.47, pp.252-257 2017 1.700
10 Comparative study on Condition Factors of Terapon jarbua and Terapon puta from Pondicherry Waters Nandikeswari, R., Sambasivam, M. and Mohan, P.M. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.46, pp.245-249. ISSN:0379-5136 2017 0.372
11 Natural Hybridization in Mangroves – An Overview. Ragavan, P., Zhou, R., Ng, W.L., Rana, T.S., Mageswaran, T., Mohan, P.M. and Saxena, A. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, V.185, pp.208–224. https://botlinnean/article-abstract/185/2/208/4108115 2017 2.277
12 Climatic changes and anthropogenic influence on Rhizosolenia imbricata, Brightwell 1858, Bacillariophyceae Bloom in Sisostris Bay, Port Blair, Andaman Saravnae, N., Sachithanandam, V., Muruganandham, M., Nagarjunan, P., Mohan, P.M. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.45, pp.425-430. ISSN:0379-5136 2016 0.372
13 A New Species of Genus Plakortis Schulze 1880 (Porifera: Homoscleromorpha) from Badabalu, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Ubare, V.V. and Mohan, PM. Zoological Studies V.55, pp. 1-9. doi:10.6620/ZS.2016.55-02. pISSN 1810- 522X; 2016 1.008
14 Antimicrobial activity and phylogenetic analysis of Streptomyces parvulus dosmb-d105 isolated from the mangrove sediments of Andaman islands. Baskaran, R. , Mohan, P.M., Sivakumar, K., Kumar, A. Acta Microbiologica et Immunologica Hungarica V.63, pp.27–46. DOI:10.1556/030.63.2016.1.21217-8950. pISSN 1217- 8950; 0.778 2016 0.921
15 Atmospheric controls on the precipitation isotopes over the Andaman Islands, Bay of Bengal. Chakraborty, S., Sinha, N., Chattopadhyay, R., Sengupta, S., Mohan, P.M. and Datye, A. Scientific Reports V.6, pp.1-11, www.nature.com/scientificreports (6.19555) DOI:10.1038srep19555. pISSN 2045- 2322; 5.5 2016 5.578
16 New record of Cladiella pachyclados (Klunzinger, 1877) at Port Blair, South Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Ubare, V.V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganantham, M. and Nagarjuna, P. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.44, pp.1787-1789. ISSN:0379-5136 2015 0.372
17 Identification and reappraisal of Epinephelus coioides and Epinephelus tauvina through a DNA barcoding approach from the Andaman waters Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganandam, N., Tamizhmani, R., and Baskaran, R. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.44, pp.1778-1786. ISSN:0379-5136 2015 0.372
18 Characterisation and antimicrobial activity of Streptomyces sp. DOSMB-A107 isolated from mangrove sediments of Andaman Island, India Baskaran, R., Mohan, P.M., Madanan, M.G., Ashok Kumar, and Palaniswamy, M. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.44, pp.714-723. ISSN:0379-5136. 2015 0.372
19 Diversity, distribution and vegetative structure of mangroves of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M. Ravichandran, K., Jayaraji, R.S.C. and Saravanan, S. Journal of Coastal Conservation (DOI) 10.1007/s11852-015-0398-4. pISSN-1400-0350; eISSN 1874-7841; 2015 0.959
20 Rhizophora mucronata var. alokii – a new variety of mangrove species from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India (Rhizophoraceae) Ragavan, P., P.M. Mohan, R.S.C. Jayaraj, K. Ravichandran and S. Saravanan PhytoKeys V.52, pp.95–103. pISSN-1314-2011; eISSN 1314-2003; 2015 1.116
21 Taxonomy and distribution of little known species of the genus Xylocarpus (Meliaceae) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India .Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Ravichandran K., Mohan, P.M. and Saxena, M. Botanica Marina V.58, pp.415-422, DOI 10.1515/bot-2015-0002. pISSN 1437-4323 2015 1.402
22 Mangrove regeneration in tsunami affected area of north and south Andaman using insitu and remote sensing techniques Sachithanandam, V., Mageswaran, T., Ragavan, P., Mahapatra, M., Sridhar, R., Ramesh, R. and Mohan, P.M. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.43, pp.1055-1061 2014 0.372
23 Floral distribution and taxonomy of mangroves of Andaman and Nicobar Islands .Ragavan, P., Saxena, M., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., Sachithanandam, V. and Commar, T. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.43, pp.1031-1044. 2014 0.372
24 New distribution record of Cephalopholis aurantia Valenciennes, 1828 (Pices: Serranidae) Golden Hind to Indian waters from Andaman and Nicobar Island Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.43, pp.2233-2235. ISSN:0379-5136. 2014 0.372
25 Floral composition and taxonomy of mangroves of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Ragavan, P., Saxena, M., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., Sachithanandam, V., and Coomar, T. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.43, pp.1037-1050. ISSN:0379-5136 2014 0.372
26 Mangrove regeneration in tsunami affected area of north and south Andaman using insitu and remote sensing technique Sachithanandam, V., Mageswaran, T., Ragavan, P., Mahapatra, M., Sridhar, R., Ramesh, R. and Mohan, P.M. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, V.43, pp.1061-1067. ISSN:0379-5136 2014 0.372
27 Climate changes influence the phytoplankton bloom (prymnesiophyceae: Phaeocystis spp.) in North Andaman coastal region Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Karthik, R., Sai Elangovan, S. and Padmavati, G. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.42, pp.58-66. 2013 0.372
28 Leaf reddening in seagrasses of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., Coomar, T. and Ragavan, A. Tropical Ecology V.54, pp.269-273. 2013 0.768
29 New Record of Carijoa riisei at Wandoor – Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (MGMNP), Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M., 2012. Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.41, pp.212-214 2012 0.372
30 In vitro antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Rhizophora mucronata L. against multi drug resistant Vibrio spp. isolated from marine water Lobst Baskaran. R. and Mohan, P. M., Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.41, pp.215-217 2012 0.372
31 New records on the opisthobranch fauna of the Andaman Islands, India. Dhivya P., Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M., Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.41, pp.215-217. 2012 0.372
32 DNA barcoding, phylogenetic study of Epinephelus spp. from Andaman coastal region, India Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganandam, N., Chaaithanya, I.K., Dhivya, P. & Baskaran, R., Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences V.41, pp.203-211 2012 0.372
33 First record of Stylochelius striatus (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Anaspidea: Aplysiidae) from the Andaman Sea, India. Sachithanandam, V., Dhivya, P., Mohan, P.M., Muneeswaran, P. and Baskaran, R., Journal of Oceanography and Marine Science V.2, pp.165-167 2011 1.55
34 Towards developing a better appreciation of the Seismicity and tectonics of Andaman and Nicobar subduction zone Rajendran, C.P., and Mohan, P.M., Current Science, V.89, pp.1979-1980 2011 0.833
35 Near field Observations on the Co-Seismic Deformation Associated with the December 2004, Andaman-Sumatra Earth Quake Anil Earnest, Rajendran, C.P., Kusala Rajendran, Anu, R., Arun, G.M. and Mohan, P.M., 2005 Current Science, V.89, pp.1237-1244 2005 0.833
36 Discussion - Evolution of Quaternary sediments along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu Mohan, P.M., Shepard, K., Angusamy, N., Suresh Gandhi, M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.56, pp.271-283 2003 0.596
37 Sediment transport mechanism in the Vellar Estuary, East coast of India, Mohan, P.M., Indian Journal of Marine Sciences V.29, pp.27-31 2000 0.372
38 Evolution of Quaternary sediments along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu Mohan, P.M., Shepard, K., Angusamy, N., Suresh Gandhi, M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.56, pp.271-283 2000 0.596
39 Buried placer deposits along the east coast between Chennai and Pondicherry Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.56, pp.685-687 2000 0.596
40 Depositional environments: Inferred from grain size along the coast of Tamil Nadu, India. Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.52,PP.95-102 1998 0.596
41 Trace elements geochemistry of modern sediments of the Vellar river and its surrounding environments, Mohan, P.M., Indian Journal of Marine Sciences V.26, PP.150-157 1997 0.372
42 Distribution of heavy minerals in Parangipettai (Porto Novo) beach, Tamilnadu, Mohan, P.M., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.46, PP. 401-408 1995 0.596
43 Enrichment factor - A novel method to represent the trace element concentration in Vellar estuary, Mohan, P.M., Indian Journal of Marine Sciences V.24, PP.13-15 1995 0.372
44 Organic matter and carbonate in the southwest continental shelf of India Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The Journal of Geological Society of India V.44, PP.575 -580 1994 0.596
45 Distribution of clay minerals in sediments of Vellar river environment, East coast of India Mohan, P.M. and Damodaran, K.T., Indian Journal of Marine Sciences V.21, PP. 300 - 302 1992 0.372

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Distribution of planktonic foraminifer in the nearshore waters off Port Blair, Andaman Sea, Andaman Island, India. Akshairaj, Muruganantham, M. and Mohan, P.M. Current Trends in Oceanography and Marine Sciences, V.2, pp.112-119. 1 2019 0
2 Modern rain-isotope data from Indian island and the mainland on the daily scale for the summer monsoon season • Sinha, N. Chakraborty, S. and Mohan, P.M. Data in Brief V.23, 103793, DOI 10.1016/j.dib.2019.103793 2019 0.85
3 New records on Ophisthobranch fauna from the intertidal environment of Port Blair, Andaman Island, India. Jeeva, C., Muruganantham, M. and Mohan, P.M. Current Trends in Oceanography and Marine Sciences, V.2, pp.110-116. 2019 0
4 Identification of Y-Nauplii (Facetotecta) in Andaman Sea. Swathi, V. and Mohan, P.M. Open Journal of Marine Science, V.9, pp.137-147, 2019 0
5 Whales and Dugong sighting in Andaman Sea, off Andaman andNicobar islands Mohan, PM., Sojitra, M.U. Open Access Journal of Science 2(4), pp.274-280 2018 0.01
6 Study on microplastic in the gut content of selective fin and shell fishes Mohan, P.M., Yazad, R.P.P., Shah, K., Jeeva, and Pam, B. Journal of the Andaman Science Association, V.23, pp.90-97. 2018 0
7 Review on Dissolved Organic Carbon and Particulate Organic Carbon in Marine Environment Kumari, R.K. and Mohan, P.M. Ilmu Kelautan V.23, pp.25-36. ISSN 0853-7291. DOI: 10.14710/ik.ijms.23.1.25-36. 2018 0
8 Selected deep sea species taxonomy of gastropoda and echinodermata off Andaman and Nicobar Islands Mohan, P.M., Nirav, P., Shah, K., Jeeva, C. Sabith, D.K.K., Muruganantham, M. and Ubare, V.V. Journal of the Andaman Science Association, V.23, pp.28-42. 2018 0
9 A review of macro plastic pollution in marine environment Afnan, N.M., Mohan, P.M., Shah, K., and Velmurugan, A. Journal of the Andaman Science Association, V.23, pp.72-79. 2018 0
10 Distribution of Gastropods in the Intertidal Environment of South, Middle and North Andaman Islands, India. Jeeva, C., Mohan, P.M., Sabith, K.K.D.B., Ubare, V.V., Muruganantham, M. and Kumari, R.K. Open Journal of Marine Science V.8, pp.173-195. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojms.2018.81009 2018 0
11 Note on identity and distribution of Cynometra iripa Kostel. and C. ramiflora L. (Fabaceae) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Ragavan,P., Rana, T.S., Ravichandran,K., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Sivakumar, K., Alok Saxena, and Mohan, P.M. Check List V.13: pp.1–8;https://doi.org/10.15560/13.6.pp 2017 0
12 Coral bleaching is a Tool for Earthquake Prediction Mohan, P.M., Muruganantham, M., Ubare, V.V., ARPN Journal of Earth Sciences V.6, pp.18-25. ISSN 2305-493X 2017 0
13 A Report of Uncommon Sabellariid Polychaete Worm to Tropical Island Environment of Andaman Archipelago, Andaman Sea. Mohan PM, Muruganantham M, Ubare VV Journal of Marine Biological Oceanography V.6, pp.1-6. doi: 10.4172/2324-8661.1000179 2017 0
14 Streptomycetes associated with marine sponges collected from Andaman Sea and its anti bacterial activity Baskaran, R., Thenmozhi, S., Kumar, K.V., Mohan, P.M. and Vijayakumar, R. Malysian Journal of Microbiology V.13, pp.253-260 2017 0
15 Sand Castle Occurrences in Andaman Islands Ubare, V.V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganantham, and Jeeva, C. Journal of Andaman Science Association V.22, pp.68-70 2017 0
16 Modern Foraminiferan Assemblages and its Climatic Significance in the Shelf Sediments Muruganantham, M., Ubare, V.V. Raj, A., Sabith, D.B.K.K., and Mohan, P.M. Journal of Andaman Science Association V.22, pp.85-93 2017 0
17 Studies on orientation pattern of pseudofecal pellets of the Sand Bubbler Crab, Dotilla Clepsydrodactylus, Carbyns Cove, South Andaman. Mohan, P.M., Chandal, K. and Ubare, V.V. Journal of the Andaman Science Association V.21, pp.109-119 2016 0
18 A report of Echinoders setiger Greeff, 1869 (Kinorhyncha, Cyclorhagida) in intertidal zone of Port Blair Jeeva, C. and Mohan, P.M. Journal of the Andaman Science Association V.21, pp.250-256 2016 0
19 The rediscovery of Brownlowia tersa (L.) Kosterm. (Malvaceae), from the Andaman Islands, India — a Near Threatened mangrove species Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., Jayaraj, R.S.C., and Ravichandran, K. Check List V.12, pp.1-5 10, doi:http://dx.doi.org/ 10.15560/ 12.3.1897; ISSN 1809-127X. 2016 0
20 First Record of Fauna Palythoa tuberculosa and Flora Dictyosphaeria versluysii and its comparison with Dictyosphaeria cavernosa at Andaman Waters, Ind Ubare, V.V., Mohan, P.M. and Nagarjuna, P. International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography V.10, pp. 93-108. ISSN 0973-2667 2016 0
21 Continuous Seasonal Phytoplankton Blooms of Diatom in the Oligotrophic Waters of off Chatam, Andaman Sea, South Andaman Island, India, Muruganantham, M., Mohan, P.M. and Ubare, V.V. Vegetos V.29 (Special), pp.66-70. pISSN 0970- 4078; eISSN 2229- 4473. 2016 0
22 Dissolved Organic (DOC) And Inorganic Carbon (DIC) And Its Distribution In The Nearshore Waters Off Port Blair, Andaman Islands, Mohan, P. M., Kumari, R. K. , Muruganantham, M., Ubare, V. V., Jeeva1, C., and Chakraborty, S. International Journal of Oceans and Oceanography V.10, pp.29-48. ISSN 0973-2667 2016 0
23 Species Composition and Distribution of Sea grasses of The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Ragavan,R., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Muruganantham, M., Jeeva, C., Ubare,V.V. Saxena, A. and Mohan, P.M. Vegetos, V.29 (Special), pp.78-87. pISSN 0970- 4078; eISSN 2229- 4473 2016 0
24 An Experimental Study on the Carbon Flux within the Coral Community. Mohan, P.M., Kumari, R.K., Muruganantham, M., Ubare, V.V., Jeeva, C., Nagarjuna, P., Singha, J., Purva, P. and Chakraborty, S. British Journal of Environment & Climate Change V.6, pp.28-42. DOI : 10.9734/BJECC/2016/23572. pISSN 2231- 4784. 2016 0
25 Marine Biodiversity: An Island Prospective Mohan, P.M Vegetos V.29 (Special), pp. 06-08. pISSN 0970- 4078; eISSN 2229- 4473 2016 0
26 First report of three benthic foraminifera from the waters of Andaman Islands, India Muruganantham, M. and Mohan, P.M. Biodiversity Journal V.6, pp.789–794. pISSN 2039-0394; eISSN 2039-0408 2015 0
27 Meiofauna succession in a tsunami affected environment and its climatic concern in intertidal environment of Port Blair, Andaman Island, India Mohan, P.M. and Dhivya, P. Journal of the Andaman Science Association V.19, pp.88-100- ISSN 0970-4183. pSSN 0970-4183 2015 0
28 Taxonomical Identity of Rhizophora × annamalayana Kathir and Rhizophora × lamarckii Montrouz (Rhizophoraceae) in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, In Ragavan, P., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., and Ravichandran, K. Taiwania V.60, pp.183-193, 2015 DOI: 10.6165/tai.2015.60. pISSN 0372- 333X 2015 0
29 Dissolved organic (DOC) and Inorganic carbon (DIC) in the adjacent waters of coral reef environment of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Kumari, R.K., Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P. and Nagarjuna, P. International Journal of Oceanography and Marine Biology V.2, pp.062-076. ISSN 2156-2145. pISSN 2156-2145 2015 0
30 First Report of Nereis (Neanthes) virens (Sars) An Epitoky Polychaete worm From Middle Strait, Baratang, Andaman Island, India Muruganantham, M., Mohan, P.M., Kumari, R.K. and Ubare, V.V. Journal of Research in Biology V.5, pp.1769-1774. pISSN-2231-6280 eISSN 2231-6299 2015 0
31 Taxonomy and distribution of species of the genus Acanthus (Acanthaceae) in mangroves of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Ravichandran, K. Biodiversitas V.16, pp.225-237. pISSN-1412-6280; eISSN 2231-6299 2015 0
32 The assemblages of benthic foraminifera in the muddy and sandy sediments of Andaman Islands. . Muruganantham, M. and Mohan, P.M. Journal of Andaman Science Association V.20, pp.199–208 2015 0
33 Note on Excoecaria indica (Willd.) Muell.-Arg, 1863 (Euphorbiaceae), from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India; a data deficient species Ragavan, P., Ravichandran, K., Mohan, P.M., Saxaena, A., Prasanth, R.S., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Saravanan, S. Biodiversitas V.16, pp.22-26. ISSN: 1412-033X; E-ISSN: 2085-4722; DOI: 10.13057/biodiv/d160104 2014 0
34 Biometry and fouling study of intertidal balck-lip pearl oyster, Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) to determine their eligibility in the pearl c Jha, S., and Mohan, P.M. Journal of Research in Biology V.4, pp.1264-1275 (ISSN: Print-2331-6280; Online-2331-6299) 2014 0
35 Distribution of mangrove species reported as rare in Andaman and Nicobar islands with their taxonomical notes Ragavan, P., Ravichandran, K., Jayaraj, R.S.C., Mohan, P.M., Saxena, A., Saravanan, S. and Vijayaraghavan, A. Biodiversitas V.15, pp.12-23 (ISSN: 1412-033X-E-ISSN: 2085-4722) 2014 0
36 A hybrid of Acrostichum from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Ragavan, P., Saxena, A., Mohan, P.M. and Ravichandran, K. Electronic Journal of International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems (ISME/GLOMIS) V.12, pp.1-13, Electronic Journal (ISSN 1880-7682). 2014 0
37 New distributional records of Sonneratia spp. from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Ragavan, P., Ravichandran, K., Mohan, P.M., Saxena, A., Prasanth, R.S., Jayarai, R.S.C. and Saravanan, S. Biodiversitas V.15, pp.250-259 (ISSN: 1412-033X; E-ISSN: 2085-4722; DOI: 10.13057/biodiv/d150220) 2014 0
38 A review on meiofaunal study in India. Dhivya, P. and Mohan, P.M. Journal of the Andaman Science Association V.18, pp.1-24; ISSN 0970-4183. pSSN 0970-4183 2013 0
39 Sonneratia griffithii Kurz: Status and distribution in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Ragavan, P., Ravichandran, K., Mohan, P.M. and Saxena, A. Electronic Journal of International Society for Mangrove Ecosystems / GLOMIS V.11, pp.5-7. Electronic Journal (ISSN 1880-7682) 2013 0
40 In vitro antibacterial activity of mangrove and seaweeds of Andaman Island, India Baskaran, R., Mohan, P.M. and Vijayakumar. S. Journal of the Andaman Science Association, V.18, pp.147-151 (ISSN 0970-4183). 2013 0
41 First record of Herviella mietta (Marcus and Burch, 1965) from the Andaman Islands, Indian Ocean (Nudibranchia: Aeolidina: Glaucidae) Baskaran, R., Anandavelu, I., Pandian, N.K.P., Mohan, P.M., Padmavati, G. Marine Biodiversity Record v.6, DOI: 10.1017/S1755267213000444ISBN: MBDR-II-12-OA-0213 2013 0
42 Current Status of exported fishery resources in Andaman Islands Gopal, K., Sachithanandam, V., Dhivya, P. and Mohan, P.M. Asian Journal of Marine Sciences V.1. pp.12-16 2013 0
43 Studies on Morphology and Orientation Patteren of Pseudofaecal Pellets of Sand Bubbler Crab Mohan, P.M., Puneeta, P., Vijay, D. and Dhivya, P., Journal of Coastal Environment V.2, pp.129-142 2012 0
44 Distribution pattern of the larvae of Sea Urchins in the Andaman Sea Mishra, A., Mishra, J. K., Yasmin and Mohan, P. M., Journal of Coastal Environment V.3, pp.81-88 2012 0
45 Phyllosphere Microbial Populations of Ten True Mangrove Species of the Andaman Island Baskaran, R., Mohan, P.M, Sivakumar, K,. Ragavan, P, and Sachithanandam, V., International Journal of Microbiological Research V.3, pp.124-127. ISSN 2079-2093 2012 0
46 Organic matter and Carbonate distribution and its significance with meiofaunal distribution in Junglighat Bay and Car Nicobar, Andaman & Nicobar Islan Mohan, P.M., Sachithanandam, V., Subburaman, S. and Dhivya, P. Journal of Applied Chemistry Special Volume, pp.46-53 2012 0
47 Physico-chemical parameters of seawater and its significance in Sisostris Bay, Andaman Sea, Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Subburaman, S., Journal of Applied Chemistry Special Volume, pp.38-45 2012 0
48 Studies on dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in the waters off Nicobar group of Islands, India Mohan, P.M., Ragavan, P. and Dhivya, P. Journal of Applied Chemistry Special Volume, pp.31-37 2012 0
49 Enrichment method for the isolation of bioactive actinomycetes from mangrove sediments of Andaman Islands, India Baskaran, R., Vijayakumar, R. and Mohan, P.M., Malaysian Journal of Microbiology V.7, pp. 22-28. 2011 0.023
50 Collection of Aiptasia mutabilis (Cnidaria: Anthozoa) From Andaman Coastal Region, India. Sachithanandam, V., Dhivya, P. and Mohan, P.M., World Journal of Zoology V.6, pp.183-186 2011 0
51 DNA Barcoding of Spotted Coral Grouper Plectrophomus maculatus (Serranidae) from Andaman Islands, India Sachithanandam. V., Mohan. P.M, Dhivya. P, Muruganandam. N, Chaaithanya. I.K and Vijayachari. P., Journal of Research Analysis and Evaluation V.2, pp. 1-4. 2011 0
52 DNA barcoding, phylogenetic relationships and speciation of Genus: Plectropomus in Andaman coast Sachithanandam. V., Mohan. P.M, Dhivya. P, Muruganandam. N, Baskaran. R, Chaaithanya. I.K and Vijayachari. P., Journal of Research in Biology V.3, pp. 179-183 2011 0
53 Microbial diversity and bioremediation of distilleries effluent Ganapathiselvam, V., Baskaran, R and Mohan, P.M., Journal of Research in Biology V.3, pp. 153-162 2011 0
54 Applied Chemistry in Marine Sciences – Current and Future Trends Mohan, P.M. Journal of Applied Geochemistry V.12, pp.298-302 2010 0
55 Coral bleaching in and around Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V., and Baskarn, R., Seshaiyana - Quarterly News Letter on ENVIS on Indian Estuaries, Mangroves, Coral Reefs and Lagoons V.18, pp.1-3. 2010 0
56 A report on rate of sedimentation on corals off Port Blair, Aftermath Tsunami Mohan, P.M., Sumitro Sen, Sajan Johan Journal of Applied Geochemistry V.10, pp.108-114 2008 0
57 Crustal deformation and seismic history associated with the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake: A perspective from the Andaman – Nicobar islands Rajendran, C.P., Kusala Rajendran, Anu, R., Anil Earnest, Terry Machado, Mohan, P.M. and Jeffrey Freymueller Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America V.97, pp.5174-5191 2007 0
58 Saving the fishing sector Mohan, P.M. The Light of Andamans V 48, P.4. 2006 0
59 , Depositional environment inferred from the core samples of beach ridge, Mahabalipuram, East Coast, Tamil Nadu Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V. Journal of Indian Association of Sedimentologist V.20, pp.59-74 2001 0
60 Natrinai Kurum Nilathiyal Cheithi (Tamil) Mohan, P.M., Arika Ariviyal V.8, p.26 1994 0

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 Nearshore environmental factors and its effect on the seawater Mohan, P. M. and Kumari, R. K. International Conference on “Climate change adaptation and biodiversity: Ecological sustainability and resource management for livelihood security (ICCB-2016) Souvenir, Eds: Dam Roy et al., pp.364-373, Andaman Science Association, Port Blair. ISBN: 978-93-85418-12-9. pp.364-373 2016
2 Studies on climatic change – need a paradigm shift Mohan, P.M. and Kumari, R.K. Souvenir, National Seminar on Harmonizing Biodiversity and Climate Change: Challenges & Opportunity. Eds. Dam Roy, S., Singh, A.K., Gangaiah, B., Mohan, P.M., Velmurugan, A., Jaisankar, I., Swarnam, T.P., Jai Sunder,S., Ahmed, K.Z. Venkatesh, R. Thakur and Saravanan, K., Andaman Science Association, ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicoabr Islands, pp.94-95. pp.94-95 2015
3 A Status of mangrove environment in Hut Bay, after five years of major disaster. Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P. and Swapna, A., Souvenir, National Seminar on Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity, Eds: Singh, D.R., Sankaran, M., Singh, S., Abirami, K. and Damroy, S. Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Port Blair, pp.73-82. pp.73-82 2012
4 Studies on beach profile of Carbyns Cove and Wandoor, South Andaman, India. Mohan, P.M., Equbal, J. and Gopal, K., Souvenir, National Seminar on Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity, Eds: Singh, D.R., Sankaran, M., Singh, S., Abirami, K. and Damroy, S. Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI), Port Blair, pp.83-88. pp.83-88 2012
5 Tsunami and Tsunamigenic sediments in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Mohan, P.M., Ed. Samuel Paul Raj, Proceeding on National Commemorative Conferrence on Tsunami, Maduari Kamaraj University, Madurai, pp.88 -91 pp.88 -91 2006
6 Coastal studies and Digitization. Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., Eds. G.V.Rajamanickam, T.Vasantha Kumaran and Rani Sentamarai, Proceeding on Globilizzation and Sustainable Development: Perspective of Digital Revolution and Environment Management, Tamil University, Thanjavur and IGS, Chennai, pp.109-112. pp.109-112 2002
7 Existence of buried placers, its Provenance and economical viability in and around Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., Existence of buried placers, its Provenance and economical viability in and around Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu. In Proc. Nation. Conf. Explor. Mining. Process. Beach Placers India, Eds. N.Chandrasekar & P.Sivasubrmanian, VOC College, Tuticorin, pp.76-103. pp.76-103 2002
8 Placer Minerals .Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V. Proceeding Volume- National Seminar - Four Decades of Marine Geosciences in India – A Retrospective, Publication from Geological Survey of India, Marine Wing, Mangalore, Sp.Pub.No.74, pp.172-175. pp.172-175 2002
9 Importance of studies on the recent Sea level changes in the southern part of East Coast of India. Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V. Proceeding Volume- National Seminar - Four Decades of Marine Geosciences in India – A Retrospective, Publication from Geological Survey of India, Marine Wing, Mangalore, Sp.Pub.No.74, pp.77-79. pp.77-79. 2002
10 The need for R&D in placer mineral beneficiation. Angusamy, N., Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., The need for R&D in placer mineral beneficiation. In: Abstracts of the Seminar on Placer mineral Separation - held at Kanyakumary during August, 25th & 26th 2001, pp.5 pp.5-8 2001
11 Results of the priliminary investigations on the performance of students in NET from southern Universities .Rajamanickam, G.V., Mohan, P.M., Udayaganesan, P., Baskar, I., Ganesan, V. and Jothilakshmi, M., Proceding - Workshop on Science Indicators, held at Tamil University, Thanjavur, 21st Dec., 1995, pp.122-135. pp.122-135 1995

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Distribution of coral species in nearshore regions of north Andaman Islands, India. Mohan, P.M., Sahu, B., Muruganantham, M. and Jeeva, C. Frontiers in Benthic Science Directorate of Public Relations and Publications, CUSAT, Kochi, India 2020 ISBN978-81-936217-7-6.
2 Selective crab species distribution in intertidal regions of Andaman Islands, India. Mohan, P.M., Quraishi, N., Muruganantham, M. and Sabith, D.B.B. Frontiers in Benthic Science Directorate of Public Relations and Publications, CUSAT, Kochi, India 2020 ISBN978-81-936217-7-6.
3 Tube characterization of species Phragmatopoma ranganica in intertidal regions of middle Andaman regions. Mohan, P.M., Pattnaik, A., Muruganantham, M. and Jeeva, C. Frontiers in Benthic Science Directorate of Public Relations and Publications, CUSAT, Kochi, India 2020 ISBN978-81-936217-7-6.
4 Deep sea faunal distribution in the offshore environment of Nicobar Islands, Inda. Mohan, P.M., Hemant, M.P., Ubare, V.V. and Sabith, D.B.B. Frontiers in Benthic Science Directorate of Public Relations and Publications, CUSAT, Kochi, India 2020 ISBN978-81-936217-7-6.
5 Current Understanding of Forests of India. . Ragavan, P., Dubey, S.K., Dagar,J.C., Mohan,P.M., Ravichandran,K., Jayaraj,R.S.C. and Rana, T.S. Research Developments in Saline Agriculture, Springer, Nature, Singapore Pte Ltd, 2019 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-5832-6_8
6 Distubance and Biodiversity of Marine Protected Areas. Mohan, P.M. Pam, B., Sabith, D.B.K.K., and Raj, A. Marine Ecology: Current and Future Developments – Marine Pollution: Current Status, Impacts, and Remedies -V.1, Bentham Books, Singapore, 2019 ISBN:9789811412684; eISBN: 9789811412691
7 Problems of invasive species: A case study from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Sea, India Mohan, P.M. and Pam, B. Marine Ecology: Current and Future Developments – Marine Pollution: Current Status, Impacts, and Remedies -V.1, Bentham Books, Singapore, 2019 ISBN:9789811412684; eISBN: 9789811412691
8 Foraminifera Mohan, P.M., Muruganantham, M., Sachithanandam, V., Srinivasalu, S. and Kasilingam, K. Faunal Diversity of Biogeographic Zones: Islands of India. Zoological Survey of India, Kolkatta 2018 ISBN 978-81-8171-514-2
9 A Review on DNA Barcoding on Fish Taxonomy in India Sachithanandam, V. and Mohan, P.M. DNA Barcoding and Molecular Phylogeny Springer 2018 ISBN:978-3-319-90679-9; ISBN:978-3-319-90680-5 (e-Book)
10 Conservation of Coral Reef Environment: Perspectives for Tropical Islands. Mohan, P.M. and Kumari, R.K. Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands. Eds.Sivaperuman, C., Velmurugan, A., Singh, A.K. and Jaisankar, I. Academic Press, Elsevier, London, pp.725-744 2018 ISBN-978-0-1281-3064-3
11 Uncertainities in Measuring Climate Change Impact on Marine Biodiversity Mohan, P.M. and Velmurugan, A. Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands. Eds.Sivaperuman, C., Velmurugan, A., Singh, A.K. and Jaisankar, I. Academic Press, Elsevier, London, pp.467-502 2018 ISBN-978-0-1281-3064-3
12 Screening of microbial metabolites and bioactive componenets. Baskaran, R., P.M.Mohan, Ganesamoorthy, S. and Nadda, A.K. Microbial Biotechnology – Progress and Trends. Eds. Harzvili, F.D. and Chen, H. CRC Press, pp.09-42. 2016 Print ISBN: 978-1-4822-4520-2; Ebook ISBN: 978-1-4822-4521-9
13 Biodiversity of Benthic Organisms in and around Nicobar shelf environment of Andaman Sea and Bay of Bengal Mohan, P.M., Ubare, V.V., Dhivya, P., and Soorya, P. Current status of Marine Faunal Diversity of India, Eds. Chandra, K., Raghunathan, C., Mondal, T., and Dash, S., the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, pp.277-297 2016 ISBN-978-81-8171-447-3
14 DNA Barcoding Identifies Brackish Water Fishes from Nallavadu lagoon, Puducherry, India. Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganandam, N., Sivasankar, R., Arunkumar, P., Mageswaran, T. and Sridhar, R. DNA Barcoding in Marine Perspectives. Eds.S.Trivedi, et al. Springer, Switzerland, pp.271-284. 2016 DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-41840-7_16
15 DNA Barcoding of marine venomous and poisonous fish of Families Scorpaenidae and Tetradentidae from Andaman waters. Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M. and Muruganandam, N. Marine Faunal Diversity if India – Taxonomy, Ecology and Conservation. Eds. Venkataraman, K. and Sivaperuman, C. Elsevier, New York, pp.351-372 2015 ISBN:978-0-12-801948-I.
16 Molecular taxonomy of Serranidae Sub Famil. Epinephelinae, Genus Plectropomus (Oken, 1817) of Andaman waters by DNA Barcoding using COI Gene Sequence Sachithanandam, V., Mohan, P.M., Muruganandam, N., Chaaithanya, I.K. and Baskaran, R. Marine Faunal Diversity if India – Taxonomy, Ecology and Conservation. Eds. Venkataraman, K. and Sivaperuman, C. Elsevier, New York, pp.373-394 2015 ISBN:978-0-12-801948-I.
17 Diversity of antagonistic Streptomyces species in mangrove sediments of Andaman Islands, India. Baskaran, R., Mohan, P.M. and Vijayakumar. S. and Sachithanandam, V. Marine Faunal Diversity if India – Taxonomy, Ecology and Conservation. Eds. Venkataraman, K. and Sivaperuman, C. Elsevier, New York, pp.395-420 2015 ISBN:978-0-12-801948-I
18 Phyto- and Zooplankton Community Assemblages of the Car Nicobar Islands, Andaman Sea, India, and its Significance with Climatic Change .Mohan, P.M., Priscilla, P., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V., and Saravanane, N. Geotechnologies and the Environment, V.10 - Geospatial Technologies and Climate Change, Eds. J.Sundaresan, K.M.Santhosh, A.Deri, R.Roggema and R.Singh Springer, New York, pp.79-101 2014 ISBN-978-3-319-01688-7; E-Book-978-3-319-01689-4
19 Studies of Mangrove Regeneration in the Tsunami-Affected Area of Port Blair, South Andaman, India, Using In Situ and Remote Sensing Techniques Mohan, P.M., Vijayakumar, M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V., and Baskaran, R. Geotechnologies and the Environment, V.10 - Geospatial Technologies and Climate Change, Eds. J.Sundaresan, K.M.Santhosh, A.Deri, R.Roggema and R.Singh Springer, New York, pp.65-78. 2014 ISBN-978-3-319-01688-7; E-Book-978-3-319-01689-4.
20 Disaster Management and its status in Andaman and Niocbar Islands. Mohan, P.M. Earth Resources and Environment, Ed:Venkatachalapathy, R., Chapter 19 Research Publishing, Singapore, pp.275-279 2013 ISBN: 978-981-08-6942-7
21 Plastic waste and its distribution on the Sunset Bay, Colinpure, Port Blair, Andaman. Mohan, P.M. and Dhivya, P. Earth Resources and Environment, Ed:Venkatachalapathy, R., Chapter 23 Research Publishing, Singapore, pp.307-315 2013 ISBN: 978-981-08-6942-7
22 Distribution of live planktonic and benthic foraminifera in the shelf off Port Blair and Hut Bay, Andaman Group of Islands, India Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P. and Narayanamurthy, K. Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities. Eds. Venkataraman, K., Sivaperuman, C. and Raghunathan, C. Springer- Verlag, Berlin, pp.19-42. 2013 ISBN-978-3-642-38199-7; E-Book-978-3-642-38200-0.
23 Status of the benthos and its environmental parameters in Redskin Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman and Nicobar islands Dhivya, P., Mohan, P.M., and Sachithanandam, V. Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities. Eds. Venkataraman, K., Sivaperuman, C. and Raghunathan, C. Springer- Verlag, Berlin, pp.333-350 2013 ISBN-978-3-642-38199-7; E-Book-978-3-642-38200-0.
24 Status of the benthos and its environment in Jolly Buoy Island, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman, India Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Subburaman, S. and Sachithanandam, V., Ecology of faunal communities on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, edited by K.Venkataraman, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India. Springer Publication, New York, pp.23-48 2012 ISBN. 978-3-642-28334-5
25 Distribution of mangrove meiofaunal composition in relation to organic carbon and carbonate in Port Blair, South Andaman, India Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Sachithanandam, V. and Ragavan, P. Tropical ecosystems structure, function and services, Ed. B.Nagarajan, C.Kunhikannan, K.R.Sasidharan and N.Krishnakumar Institute of forest genetics and tree breeding, Coimbatore, pp. 47-54 2012 ISBN. 978-81-900346-4-7.
26 On the occurrence of unusual foraminifera assemblage from offshore of South Andaman, Andaman Sea Mohan, P.M., Dhivya, P., Ngampam, A.S., Vijay, D. and Mothilal Yuvaraja, P., Recent Advances in Biodiversity of India, edited by K.Venkataraman, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India; pp.113-120 2011 ISBN. 978-3-642-28334-5
27 Diversity of meiobenthos of the Andaman and Nicobar waters. Mohan, P.M. and Dhivya, P., Recent Trends in Biodiversity of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Eds. Ramakrishna, C. Raghunathan and C. Sivaperuman Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata - pp. 89-104. 2010 ISBN-978-81-8171-252-3
28 Tsunami Characterization and mapping in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Ramesh, R., Arun Kumar, R., Inamdar, A.B., Mohan, P.M., Prithviraj, M.. Ramachandran, S., et. al 26th Decmeber 2004 Tsunami – Causes – Effects – Remedial Measures – Pre and Post Tsunami Disaster Management, A Geo scientific Perspective. Ed New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.150-174 2006 86-868772-09-X
29 Occurrence of placer deposits along the coast between Vedaranyam and Rameshwaram, East coast of India Mohan, P.M., Angusamy, N., Shepard, K., Suresh Gandhi, M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits, Ed. G.V.Rajamanickam New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.12-22 2001 ISBN-81-86772-09-X
30 Indian Beach Placers – A Review Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits, Ed. G.V.Rajamanickam New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.23-52 2001 ISBN-81-86772-09-X
31 Economics of exploitation of garnet along the coast between Mahabalipuram and Sadras, Tamil Nadu. Manickam, S., Mohan, P.M., Elangovan,V., and Rajamanickam, G.V., A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits, Ed. G.V.Rajamanickam, New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.295-302 2001 ISBN-81-86772-09-X
32 vA need for rethinking in the application of mineral assemblages to provenance Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V. A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits, Ed. G.V.Rajamanickam New Academic Publishers, New Delhi, pp.321-327 2001 ISBN-81-86772-09-X
33 Distribution of heavy minerals in the Quaternary sediments around Vellar basin, Paangipettai, Tamil Nadu Karikalan, R., Angusamy, N., Mohan, P.M. and Rajamanickam, G.V., A Hand Book of Placer Mineral Deposits, edited by G.V.Rajamanickam New Academic Publishers, New Delhi 2001 ISBN-81-86772-09-X

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Studies on Carbon Sequestration off Port Blair and Surrounding Group of Islands, South Andaman, India Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, Ministry of Earth Sciences 01/04/2018 to 31/03/2021 Rs.70,00,000/- 2020
2 Distribution and Identification of Phylum Kinorhyncha, Gastrotricha and Tardigrada in the Island Environments of India Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climatic Change (MoEFCC) 01/04/2018 to 31/03/2021 Rs.24,83,000/- 2018
3 Climatic change and its biodiversity significance on live larger foraminiferan in a selective coral reef environment, Port Blair, South Andaman, India Department of Science and Technology (DST) 01/04/2017 to 31/03/2020 Rs.51,92,230/- 2017

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Monitoring of Marine Benthos along Andaman Coasts Center for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE-MMME - MLRP), KochI 01/10/2012 to 30/10/2017 Rs.55,20,000/- 2012
2 Marine Census of the Nearshore Waters of the Andaman Islands, India Center for Marine Living Resources & Ecology (CMLRE- ITIS), Kochi, Ministry of Earth Sciences 01/10/2012 to 30/10/2017 Rs.75,10,000/- 2012
3 Studies on Carbon Sequestration off Port Blair and Surrounding Group of Islands, South Andaman, India Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). 15/06/2012 to 14/06/2017 Rs.2,03,46,000/- 2012
4 Studies on distribution of planktonic and benthic foraminifera and its environmental factors in the waters off Port Blair University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi 01/07/2012 to 30/06/2015 Rs.11,51,800/- 2012
5 Study the Trace Elements Fe, Mn, Co, Ni and Particulate Organic Carbon, Dissolved Organic Carbon and Oxygen Isotopes Distribution in Sea Waters of around Andaman and Nicobar Islands Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). 13/02/2010 to 31/03/2015 Rs.22,00,000/- 2010
6 Biodiversity of Benthic Community and their Environment Characteristics off Port Blair, Andaman Islands Central Marine Living Resource and Ecology (CMLRE), Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES). 13/02/2008 to 31/03/2012 Rs.32,00,000/- 2008
7 Earthquake recurrence in the Andaman – Nicobar Arc Department of Science and Technology (DST) 05/01/2006 to 05/01/2009 Rs.11,54,000/- 2006
8 Tsunami inundation mapping and identification of location for Rehabilitation with reference to South Andaman Department of Science and Technology (DST) 05/05/2005 to 05/11/2005 Rs.6,79,000/- 2005
9 Economic Viability and Origin of the Coastal Placers Between Mahabalipuram and Kovalam Coast, Tamil Nadu Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) 01/09/1997 to 13/09/2000 Rs.4,02,045/- 1997
10 Identification of Coastal Placer Deposits along the Coast Between Maduranthagam and Madras Department of Science and Technology (DST) 01/05/1995 to 31/08/1997 Rs.2,93,250/- 1995

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2018 M.SC 5 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
2 2017 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
3 2016 M.SC 2 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
4 2015 M.SC 3 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
5 2014 M.SC 3 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
6 2013 M.SC 3 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
7 2012 M.SC 3 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
8 2011 M.SC 2 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
9 2010 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
10 2009 M.SC 2 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
11 2008 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
12 2007 M.SC 4 Ocean Studies and Marine Biology

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 V.Sachithanandam 25-09-2008 PU/EE/E9/PHD/2008-09 Molecular taxonomy of Family Serranidae (Sub Family: Ephinephelinae) of Andaman waters YES 20-08-2012 YES 23-08-2013
2 Anita Mishra 25-09-2008 PU/CE/E9/Phd/2008-09 Developmental biology of the sea urchin Echinimetra mathaei (Blainville, 1825) (Echinodermata: Echinoidea) and its larval settlement mechanism YES 28-05-2013 YES 16-12-2015
3 P.Dhivya 24-09-2008 PU/EE/E9/PHD/2008-09 A study on distribution of meiofauna in earthquake developed new marine environment, Southern part of South Andaman YES 06-08-2012 YES 28-06-2013
4 C.Jeeva 23-10-2013 PU/CE/E9/PHD/15-16/2531, Dt.10/03/2016 Taxonomy and Distribution of Family: Echinoderidae Bütschli, 1876 (Kinorhyncha) in the Intertidal Environments of Port Blair, South Andaman Islands YES 08-10-2018 YES 05-11-2019
5 P.Ragavan 21-06-2010 PU/CE/E9/Phd/2009-10 Taxonomy of mangroves of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with special reference to natural hybrids of Genus Rhizophora YES 04-11-2015 YES 07-02-2017
6 M.Muruganantham 16-08-2012 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2012-13 Distribution of live benthic foraminifera and its environmental significance in the nearshore environment of Port Blair, South Andaman YES 10-08-2017 YES 26-10-2018
7 Sweta Jha 15-02-2010 PU/CE/E9/Phd/2009-10 Distribution and Ecobiology of the Black-Lip Oyester Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) of South Andaman, India YES 29-07-2015 YES 03-11-2017
8 K.Gopal 12-12-2008 PU/CE/E9/Phd/2008-09 Systematics, distribution and selective resource characteristics of economically important sharks of Andaman waters YES 17-07-2018 YES 25-04-2017
9 Karuna Kumari, R. 12-08-2013 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2015-16/1410, Dt.27/11/2015 Distribution of Dissolved and Particulate Organic Carbon in the near shore waters of Andaman Islands YES 21-12-2017 YES 05-04-2019
10 J.Mary Leema Thilakam 07-03-2007 PU/CE/E9/Phd/2008-09 Heterotrophic production of xanthophyll carotenoids by Chorella minudissima YES 28-02-2013 YES 29-01-2014
11 Vibha Vasant Ubare 06-11-2012 PU/CE/E9/PHD/2012-13, Dt.06/11/2012 Distribution of intertidal to subtidal sponges and its ecobiology, Andaman Sea YES 15-05-2017 YES 01-02-2019
12 R.Baskaran 06-10-2008 PU/EE/E9/PHD/2008-09 Isolation and characterisation of bioactive Streptomyces spp., from mangrove sediments of Andaman Islands, India YES 06-08-2008 YES 06-05-2013

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year
1 International Conference on Benthos, Nil 30,000/- Kochi 06-03-2019 08-03-2019 2019
2 National Workshop on Experiential Learning with Indian Educators on Marine Debris and its Management (NEIEM-2019) Nil 35,000/- Thiruvanthapuram 11-06-2019 15-06-2019 2019

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Biodiversity and its importance with special reference to Andaman and Nicobar islands School Teachers Workshop Sustainability Education Programme of C.P.R. Environmental Education Center, Port Blair and WIPRO Regional 20-07-2018 20-07-2018 2018
2 Marine Sciences and its Importance in Islands Lecture to Marine Sciences Students Marine Sciences Department, Kolkatta University, Kolkatta Regional 18-01-2018 18-01-2018 2018
3 Knowledge gaps in mangroves of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Workshop on Sustaining Indian mangroves French Institute, Pondicherry at RMIC, Kolkata International 19-01-2018 20-01-2018 2018
4 A comparison of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with Lakshadweep Islands National Seminar on Recent Trends in Zoological Research Department of Zoology, University of Kerala National 19-02-2018 21-02-2018 2018
5 Plant Diversity Mangroves Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Botanical Survey of India, Regional Center, Port Blair Regional 07-03-2018 07-03-2018 2018
6 Taxonomy of Mangroves of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands with special Reference to Natural Hybrids Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Botanical Survey of India, Regional Center, Port Blair Regional 10-03-2018 10-03-2018 2018
7 Marine Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Fisheries issues and technological Prospects Workshop on Marine Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Fisheries (WMBBF-2018) & Felicitation to Dr. R. Kirubagaran for his contribution to the field of Ma Andaman and and Nicobar Centre for Ocean Science and Technology, (ANCOST), National lnstitute of Oc Regional 28-06-2018 28-06-2018 2018
8 Marine Carbon Sequestration and Ground Water Influence Workshop on Water Budgeting and Management at Local Level Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Kolkatta and JNRM, Port Blair National 22-11-2017 22-11-2017 2017
9 Biodiversity, Importance and Benefits of Wetlands Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Zoological Survey of India, Regional Center, Port Blair Regional 27-07-2017 27-07-2017 2017
10 Physico-Chemical Properties of Wetlan Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) Zoological Survey of India, Regional Center, Port Blair Regional 23-07-2017 23-07-2017 2017
11 Mainstreaming Diversity on Marine Benthos Workshop on Mainstreaming of Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair National 23-03-2017 25-03-2017 2017
12 Nearshore environmental factors and its impact on the seawater International Seminar on Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity: Ecological Sustainability and Resource Management for Livelihood Security ICAR- Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI) at Port Blair International 08-12-2016 10-12-2016 2016
13 Meiofauna and its climatic impact on intertidal environment National Seminar on Harmonizing Biodiversity and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunity (NSBC-2015) Andaman Science Congress, Port Blair and Society of Plant Research, Meerut, ACAR-Goa and ISPRD, Kanp National 12-11-2015 15-11-2015 2015
14 Island and Marine Sciences Regional Science Congress Meet Indian Science Congress Association, Kolkata and Pondicherry University, Puducherry in JNRM, Port Bl Regional 23-01-2014 24-01-2014 2014
15 Value of Biodiversity in Island Biosphere Reserve – II Mangrove Ecosystems of Andaman and Nicobar Workshop on Value of Biodiversity in Island Biosphere Reserve Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi, National Biodiv National 13-09-2014 14-09-2014 2014
16 Value of Biodiversity in Island Biosphere Reserve – I Role of Environmental Parameters on Biodiver Workshop on Value of Biodiversity in Island Biosphere Reserve Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi, National Biodiv National 13-09-2014 14-09-2014 2014
17 Problems and Prospective of Island Biodiversity An Interface Meeting on National Biodiversity National Biodiversity Authority (NBA), Chennai and Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Port Blair National 12-09-2013 12-09-2013 2013
18 Environmental Change Influences on Phytoplankton in Andaman Coast Workshop on Environment & Ecological Balance Netaji Subhash Regional Institute of Co-Operative Management, Kalyani – National 18-03-2013 19-03-2013 2013
19 Marine Sciences and its Significance with Reference to Islands INSPIRE – 2013 Pondicherry University and Department of Science and Technology (DST), New Delhi Regional 27-01-2012 31-01-2012 2012
20 Island Biodiversity and its Management Innovative Technologies for Conservation and Sustainable Utilization of Island Biodiversity, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair National 20-12-2012 22-12-2012 2012
21 Disaster Mitigation in Islands 3rd Indian Landslides Congress Indian Landslides, Shillong, Meghalaya in Port Blair National 04-10-2012 05-10-2012 2012
22 Problems and Prospective of Island Fisheries Revitalizing Island Fisheries – An Interface Meeting Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair National 10-05-2012 10-05-2012 2012
23 Manpower need in the study of coastal mapping Developing the Methodology for Mapping of Coastal Ecologically Sensitive Areas Centre for Environment and Development, Trivanthapuram at CIBA, Chennai National 14-10-2008 14-10-2008 2008
24 Status of fishermen community in Port Blair, their problems and its mitigation – Special reference workshop on “Marine Fishery Resources of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Fishery Survey of India, Port Blair Regional 02-09-2005 02-09-2005 2005
25 Scientific Activity and Manpower Development in Andaman and Nicoabr Islands – Past, Present and Fu workshop on Seismicity and Tectonic of the Andaman and Nicobar Subduction Zone Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi and Conducted by Centre for Earth Scien National 11-08-2005 12-08-2005 2005

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Applied Geochemistry in Marine Sciences: Current and Future Trends DST, MoES, CSIR, Pondicherry University Pondicherry University Off Campus, Port Blair. National 24-02-2010 25-02-2010 2010
2 INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) Workshop for school topper to pursue t Dspartment of Science and Technology (DST) Pondicherry University Off Campus, Port Blair Regional 27-01-2010 31-01-2010 2010
3 “The Tribes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands – The Role of Youth in Conservation” Pondicherry University JNRM College, Port Blair - 2 dys Regional 30-03-2009 31-03-2009 2009

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Workshop on Post Harvest Fish handling and Control of Pollution at Fish Landing Centre Pondicherry University Pondicherry University Off Campus, (3 Days), Port Blair Regional 29-02-2008 02-03-2008 2008

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Chairman Department of Environment and Forests, Andaman and Nicobar Administration Three Years, 27/11/2019 to 27/11/2022 State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Andaman Science Association Life Member 2011
2 Indian Association of Applied Geochemistry, Hyderabad. Life Member 2010
3 Marine Biological Association of India, Kochi Life Member 2005
4 Indian Association of Sedimentologist, Aligarh. Life Member 1998
5 Marine Science Association, Kochi Life Member 1997
6 Geological Society of India, Bangalore Fellow 1995

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Chief Scientist and lead the ORV Sagar Manjusha scientific cruise in and around Andaman Islands Se 10/09/2008 to 19/09/2008 - 9 Days Conduct the Scientific Cruise, Managment of the Research Vessel and Sample Collection
2 Chief Scientist - lead the FORV Sagar Sampada - Cruise 261-LegII-Nicobar Waters 21/01/2009 to 02/02/2009 - 12 Days Conduct the Scientific Cruise, Managment of the Research Vessel and Sample Collection from Nershore to Deep Ocean Environment
3 Head 08/08/2002 to 14/11/2014 Development of the Department of Ocean Studies and Marine Biology, Administration and Management of Port Blair Campus
4 Chief Scientist and lead the FORV Sagar Sampada - Cruise 292-Leg II- Nicobar Waters 03/12/2011 to 21/12/2011 - 18 Days Conduct the Scientific Cruise, Mangement of the Research Vessel and Sample Collection from nearshore to deep ocean environment
5 Chief Scientist and Lead the Fishery and Oceanography Cruise of FORV Sagar Sampada – Cruise No.334 24/01/2015 – 12/02/2015 - 19 Days Conduct the Scientific Cruise, Mangement of the Research Vessel and Sample Collection from nearshore to deep ocean environment
6 Court Member, Pondicherry University 2004-2007 - 3 Years University Managment Activities
7 Court Member, Pondicherry University 2009-2012 - 3 Years University Managment Activities
8 Academic Council Member, Pondicherry University 2009-2012 - 3 Years Managment of Academic Activites of the University
9 Executive Council Members, Pondicherry University 2012-2013 Management of University Activities
10 Chairman, Board of Studies - Marine Biology 2002-2014 Framing the Syllabus for M.Sc. Ocean Studies and Marine Biology
11 Chairman, Board of Studies - Coastal Disaster Management 2007-2010 Framing the Syllabus for M.Sc. Coastal Disaster Managment
12 Member, School Board of Life Sciences, Pondicherry Univeristy 2002-2021 Managment of Life Sciences Acaedmic Activities

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2005 Coastal Cleanup Programme
2 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2006 Coastal Cleanup Programme
3 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2007 Coastal Cleanup Programme
4 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2008 Coastal Cleanup Programme
5 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2009 Coastal Cleanup Programme
6 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2010 Coastal Cleanup Programme
7 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2011 Coastal Cleanup Programme
8 Chief Co-Ordinator One Day - 20/09/2012 Coastal Cleanup Programme
9 Coordinator One Day - 15/09/2018 Coastal Cleanup Programme
10 Coordinator One Day - 19/09/2019 Coastal Cleanup Programme
11 Chairman Three Years - 27/11-2019 - 2022 SEIAA-State Level Envi. Impact, Ass.Authority

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date