Prof. P. Vinobaba

B.Sc. (Hons) (Jaffna), Ph.D. (Stirling-UK) C.Biol (UK), M.I.Biol U.K)
Professor in Zoology
Department of Zoology
Faculty of Science
Eastern University, Sri Lanka

 

B.Sc Special Zoology (Hons)(UJ, Sri Lanka) 1980-1984

PhD  – Fin fish shell fish disease, Aqauculture fisheries and Environemnt (Aquatic) 1991-1995–Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, Scotland, UK.

C.Biol(UK),

M.I.Biol(UK) ,

Post-Doctorate Research Fellow and Scholar  of Commonwealth(UK) _ Molecular fish disease diagnostics and fin fish breeding.

 

 

 Conference and Presentations (Published Refereed Abstracts) :-

 

1. Vinobaba, P & Wootten, R.(1993). Ultrastructural observations on Dactylogyrus vastator from common carp Cyprinus carpio L. British Symposium of  Parasitology spring meeting 5-7 April, University of Leeds, United   Kingdom. (Cited by C.R Kennedy (1994) The Ecology of introductions P 189 - 208 in Parasitic diseases of fish)

2. Vinobaba, P. & Wootten, R. (1993). The structural morphology of the haptoral sclerites from electron microscopic studies. Jaffna Science Association  21-25 April 1993, Sri Lanka. 1: p 6

3.   Vinobaba, P. & Wootten, R. (1993).  Ultrastructural investigations of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 from European carp Cyprinus carpio L. using scanning and transmission electron microscopy.  Second Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture 25th - 29th October 1993, Organised by Fish Health Section of the Asian Fisheries Society at the Karon Villa Phuket Hotel, Phuket, Thailand. p 67.

4.  Vinobaba, P. & Wootten, R. (1993).  Light and electron microscope study of the opisthaptoral sclerites of Dactylogyrus vastator from European carp Cyprinus carpio L. This was presented on the 9th December 1993 for the Sri Lanka Advancement of the Association of Science meeting at the  University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 49: Part 1 p 173

5. Vinobaba, P. (1993). Studies on the biology of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 a parasite of carp Cyprinus carpio L. presentation presented at a meeting organised by the Institute of Aquaculture Postgraduate Association. 1st October 1993, University of Stirling, United Kingdom. P 1-4.

6. Vinobaba, P. & Wootten, R. (1994).  Acquired immunity resistance to Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin,1924 on Cyprinus carpio  L. This was presented on the 21st December 1994 at the 50th annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Advancement for the Association of Science at the University of Colombo, Sri  Lanka. 50: part 1 p 164 – 165.

7. Vinobaba, P. and Wootten, R. (1995).  Gill histopathology caused by Dactylogyrus vastator on Cyprinus carpio L. Presentation at the annual general sessions of the Jaffna Science Association 24th-25th April 1995. 2: p7.

8   Vinobaba, P. and Wootten, R. (1995).  Effect of temperature on Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 population of Cyprinus carpio L. This was presented on the 22nd November 1995 at the 51st annual session of the Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science at the Open University, Nawala. 51: part 1 p 274 - 275. 

9. Vinobaba,P. George, S. T.(1996). An assesment of fishermen welfare in Batticaloa district. This was presented at the Regional workshop on "Research for the management of coastal resources in the tropics." 9th to 10th November 1996.

10. Vinobaba,P and Wootten,R. (1996). Spatial distribution of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 on the gills of Cyprinus carpio L. This was presented at  the 8th Annual congress of the  Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture. 21 - 22nd November 1996. 8: p 104.

11. Vinobaba,P and Wootten,R.(1996). Ultrastructural observations on Dactylogyru vastator Nybelin, 1924 from common carp Cyprinus carpio L. This was presented at the 8th Annual congress of the  Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture. 21 - 22nd November 1996. 8: p 173.

12. Vinobaba,P., George,S.T. and Kandasamy, N. (1996). Development of fisheries activities in Batticaloa district. This was presented at the Batticaloa lagoon  master plan workshop. 6th to 7th December 1996. p 1-9.

13. Vinobaba, P. Vinobaba, M., George, S.T. (1996). Development of fisheries activities of the Batticaloa lagoon and recommendations for sustained exploitation. This was presented at the Batticaloa lagoon master plan workshop.6th  to 7th December 1996. p 1-5.

 14. Vinobaba,M., Vinobaba,P. (1996). The researches conducted at the Eastern University regarding Fish Disease caused by foreign organisms. This poster was presented at the Batticaloa lagoon master plan workshop. 6th to 7th December 1996.  p3.

15. Vinobaba, P, Vinobaba, M. George, S. T., Kandasamy, N, and Fisheries Inspectors. (1996). Fisheries activities in the Batticaloa District. This poster was presented at the Batticaloa lagoon master plan workshop. 6th to 7th December 1996. p 4.

16. Vinobaba, P., Vinobaba, M., George, S. T. and Kandasamy , N. (1997).  Exploitation of fishery resources in the three lagoons in the Batticaloa district.  This was presented at the Third annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 3: p4.

17.  Vinobaba,P. Vinobaba,M., George,S.T., Kandasamy, N. and Ganesamoorthy,N. (1997) Beach - Seine Fishery from Manmunnai North, Batticaloa. This was presented at the Third annual scientific sessions of the Sri Lanka  Association  for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources.3: p5.

18.  Vinobaba,P (1998). Principal component analysis of the opisthaptor from three temperature grown Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 a monogenean gill parasite. This was presented to the 6th Annual sessions of the Jaffna Science  Association. 3 - 5th June 1998. 5: p9.

19.  Vinobaba, P and Vinobaba, M (1998). Exploitation of the fishery resources from the Eastern District of Sri Lanka. Fifth Asian Fisheries forum, Lotus Hotel Pang Susan Kaew, Chiang Mai., Thailand p 495.

20.  Vinobaba, P and Wootten, R (1998). Gill histopathology caused by Dactylogyrus vastator in European carp Cyprinus carpio. Fifth Asian Fisheries Forum, Lotus Hotel Pang Susan Kaew, Chiang Mai., Thailand p 483.

21.  Vinobaba,P. (1999). Some aspects of the biology of Neptunus pelagicus from the Jaffna Lagoon. This was presented to the fifth Annual sessions of Sri Lanka  Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources : 23 - 24th June 1999. 5: p8.

22. Vinobaba M and Vinobaba P. (1999). Unknown ulcerative disease among commercially important finfish from the Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented   to the fifth Annual sessions of Sri Lanka  Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources : 23 - 24th June 1999. 5: p 10.

23.  Suriaya Rahuman and Vinobaba P. (1999). Ectoparasites of some commercially important fin fish species of the Batticaloa  lagoon. This was presented to the fifth Annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources : 23 –  24th June 1999. 5: p12.

24. Vinobaba, P. (1999). Exploitation of the fishery resources from the lagoons and the need for conservation measures to preserve the biodiversity of the lagoon and the adjoining ecosystems in the Batticaloa district. This was given to the IUCN's Global Bio diversity forum of South and South East Asia . 23rd to 25th October 1999. p 72.

25. Vinobaba, P and Wootten , R. (1999) Effects of temperature on Dactylogyrus vastator Population parasitizing Cyprinus carpio . This was presented to the Fourth  Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Cebu, Phillipines. OP 64.

26. Vinobaba, P and Vinobaba, M. (1999) Light and electron microscopic studies on ulcerated fish from the Eastern district of  Sri Lanka. This was presented to the Fourth Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Cebu, Phillipines. PP  70.

27. Vinobaba, P. (1999). Ectoparasites from economically important fin fish of the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. This was presented to the Fourth Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Cebu, Phillipines. PP 43.

28. Vinobaba, P, George, S. T. , Kandasamy, N. and Rajkumar, J.A.X.E (2000).  Environmentally friendly shrimp farming development for the Batticaloa lagoon. Workshop on Estuarine Biology. P 07

29. Abdul Rahman, S., Nanthini, S. and Vinobaba, P. (2000). Comparative survey of ecto parasites from fin fishes from two locations of the Batticaloa lagoon. Workshop on Estuarine Biology. P 06

30. Vinobaba, P, Vinobaba, M., George, S. T., Kandasamy, N. and Rajkumar, J.A.X.E. (2000). An overview of Batticaloa estuary. Workshop on Estuarine Biology. Poster.

31. Vinobaba, P and Kandasamy, N. (2000). Status of shrimp fishery with opening and closing of bar mouth - Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented at the sixth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. P4.

32. Vinobaba,P and Shamugapiriyan,S. (2001). Studies on variation of some water quality parameters with the surface water movement from the selected sites of the Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented at the seventh annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 7: p14. 

33. Vinobaba, P (2001). Effects of temperature on reproduction of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybeline, 1924 (Monogenea) a gill parasite of Cyprinus carpio L. This was presented  at the seventh annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic  Resources. 7: p12. 

34. Vinobaba,P and Vinobaba, M. (2002). Histopathological studies on ulcerated fish from the Batticaloa lagoon. Annual research session 2001/2002 p 20 - 21.

35. Vinobaba, P. (2003). Exploitation of the fishery resources from the Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented to the International workshop on Environmental Management in North and East of Sri Lanka on 2nd to 4th December 2003.

36. Vinobaba,P and Vinobaba, M. (2003). Sudden mortalities among fin fish, shell fish and other fauna from the Batticaloa lagoon, East Coast of Sri Lanka. International conference on disease management for sustainable fisheries (ICONS-DMS, 2003) p 83-84.

37. Vinobaba, P and Karthigeyan, J. (2004).  A preliminary study on species composition of penaeid shrimp catch and its relationship to some water quality parameters of the water quality. This was presented at the eighth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 8: p24. 

38. Vinobaba, P and Vinobaba, M. (2005). Mass mortalities among fin fish, shell fish and invertebrates from Pillayaradi and Sathurukondan of the Batticaloa lagoon, Faculty of Graduate Studies, p 29-38.

39. Vinobaba, P (2005). Histopathology of Ergasilus sieboldi on Siganus lineatus gills  from Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. British Society for Parasitology, University of Nottingham, UK, 4th to 6th April 2005. p 49

 40. Vinobaba, P, Chandrababa, P and Thiruchelvam, S (2005). Ergasilids infecting economically important fin fish in Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. British Society for Parasitology, University of Nottingham, UK, 4th to 6th April 2005. p 49

41. Vinobaba, P (2005).Studies on Ceylonotrema colombensis infections on economically important fin fish from the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. 5th International Monogenean Symposium. Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.

 42. Vinobaba, P. (2005). Gill histopathology of Arius sp infected by Ceylonotrema colombensis. 5th International Monogenean Symposium. Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

43. Vinobaba, P (2005). Myxosporean infection from laboratory reared Oreochromis mossambica. This was presented at the Eleventh annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 11: p. 

44. Vinobaba, P (2006). Histopathology of Ergaslius sp infecting economically important fin fish from the Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented at the Twelfth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 12: p23

  45. Vinobaba, P. (2006). Some ecto parasites from guppy Poecilia reticulata. Annual research session 2006, EUSL, p 36.         

46. Vinobaba, P and J. Kaarththigeyan (2006). Studies on length weight relationship of  shrimps from the Batticaloa lagoon. Annual research session 2006, EUSL, p 37.

47. Vinobaba P. (2006). Histopathology of Ambasis gymenoceplaus (Lacepede, 1802)(glass tetra) from Batticaloa lagoon, infected with Ergaslius sp (Copepoda). Annual research session 2006, EUSL, p 38.

48. Vinobaba, P. (2006). Ecto parasites from guppy Poecilia reticulate with special reference to Gyrodactylus sp.National Symposium of Bio safety Perspectives, University of Allahabad, India.p 10.

49. Vinobaba, P. (2006). Scanning electronmicroscopic studies on the sclerites of Dactylogyrus extensus (Mongenea : Dactylogyridae) Young Scientist workshop on parasitic & microbial taxa biodiversity and Aquaculture implications. University of Allahabad, India. p 5-22.

 50.  Vinobaba, P. (2006). The status of the environment and the socio economic aspects of the fishermen from the Batticaloa lagoon. International conference – 2006 “Reviewing the past for reshaping the future”, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. P 24.

   51. Vinobaba, P. (2007).  Growth and status of the ovary of Oreochromis niloticus in laboratory condition at different feeding regimes. This was presented at the thirteenth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic  Resources. 13: p16.

52. Sujarajini V and Vinobaba, P. (2007). Ecto and endo parasites of fin fishes from two locations of the Batticaloa lagoon. This was presented at the thirteenth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 13: p14.

53. Sujarajini V and Vinobaba, P. (2007). Effects of water quality parameters on ecto and end parasites at two locations from the Batticaloa District. This was presented at the thirteenth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 13: p15.

54. Vinobaba, P. (2007). Electron microscopic studies on the sclerites of Dactylogyrus extensus Muller & Van Cleave, 1932 Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) an ecto parasite from Cyprinus carpio (L.). Annual research session 2007, EUSL, p 12.

55. Vinobaba, P. (2007). Effect of temperature on oviposition of Dactylogyrus extensus Muller & Van Cleave, 1932 Monogenea: Dactylogyridae). Annual research session  2007, EUSL, p 14.

56. Vinobaba, P. (2007).Suspected infection by Myxobolus sp in laboratory reared Oreochromis mossambica. Annual research session 2007, EUSL, p 15.

57. Vinobaba, P. and Arasaratnam, S.  (2007). Nutritional composition of segregated  portions of Oreochromis nilotica from Unnichai tank in Batticaloa District. Annual  research session 2007, EUSL, p 17.

58. Vinobaba, P. and Vinobaba, M. (2007). Differentiating Gyrodactylus species an ectoparasite infection of guppy Poecilia reticulata. Annual research session 2007, EUSL, p 19.

59. Vinobaba, P (2007). Water quality and fishery yield in the Batticaloa lagoon prior to and after tsunami. Annual research session 2007,  EUSL, p 63.

60. Vinobaba, P (2008). Status of the mangrove and associated anthropogenic disturbances to the ecosystem, Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. International conference on Biodiversity and conservation. BIOCAM 2008. p 20-21.

61. Vinobaba, P (2008). Need for conservation on Biodiversity and ecosystem while exploiting the fishery resources from the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. BIOCAM 2008. p34-35.

 62. Sujarajini, V and Vinobaba, P (2008). Biodiversity of fin fishes and their parasites from two locations of the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. BIOCAM 2008 p13-14.

63. Shantharuban, S and Vinobaba, P (2008). Anthropogenic impacts on mangrove vegetation in Palameenmadu and Puthukudiyiruppu, Batticaloa and the needs for an establishment of Nursery. First conference of the CIDA Restore project, Tangerine Beach Hotel- Kalutara, 28th April 2008, p3.

64. Vinobaba, P (2008). Fishing activities and related services at Palameenmadu and Puthukudiyiruppu in present context. First conference of the CIDA Restore project, Tangerine Beach Hotel- Kalutara, 28th April 2008, p4.

 65  Vinobaba, P (2008). Diversified livelihood for fishermen affected by tsunami to reduce the pressure on existing natural resources. First conference of the CIDA  Restore project, Tangerine Beach Hotel- Kalutara, 28th April 2008, p5.

66. Vinobaba, P and Harris, J. M (2009). An attempt to farm Gracilaria sp in Palameenmadu as an alternative livelihood and lesson learnt from it. Wrap up  conference of CIDA Restore Project, Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy 27th to 28th March 2009.

67. Vinobaba, P and Dharshini, S (2009). Milk fish farming in cage to enhance the income for fishermen from Palameenmadu and to preserve the biodiversity in the wild ecosystem. Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project, Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy 27th to 28th March 2009.

68. Vinobaba, P and Prishanthini, M. Crab fattening in wooden cages and the enhancement of the economic status of the fishermen from Palameenmadu, Batticaloa. Wrap upconference of CIDA Restore Project, Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy.  27th to 28th March 2009.

69. Vinobaba, P and Shantharuban, S. (2009). Rehabilitation of mangroves in Palameenmadu and Puthukudiyruppu, Batticaloa and its biodiversity. Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project, Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy 27th to 28th March 2009.

70. Vinobaba, P and Harris, J. M (2009). Water quality and the crab fattening process in a  fattening cycle. Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project, Hotel Tourmaline, Kandy 27th to 28th March 2009.

71. Vinobaba, PPrishanthini, M; Dharshini, S and Harris, J. M(2009). Alternative livelihood for lagoon fishermen from Batticaloa, Sri Lanka –  Crab fattening, Milk fish and Gracilaria sp farming. Satellite Symposium on Global University Extension Net  Work, University of Allahabad, India, P 2.

 72. Vinobaba, P and Santharooban, S (2009) Rehabilitation of mangroves and milk fish farming an attempt to preserve biodiversity of the Batticaloa Lagoon, Sri Lanka. Satellite Symposium on Global University Extension Net Work, University of Allahabad,  India, P 1.

 73.  Vinobaba, M, Vinobaba, P Jude, P.J, Dharshini, S, Surendran, S. N.(2009). Species composition of mosquitoes and the risk of dengue fever in the Batticaloa district. Annual research session 2009, EUSL, p 57.

74.   Prashanthan, T. S; B. C. Liyanage, Vinobaba, P and P N Wickramanayake (2009) Investigation on presence of cynobacteria in Unnichahai reservoir at Eastern province, Sri Lanka. Fourteenth International Forestry and Environment Symposium Proceedings,  Part I Abstracts of papers, 18th to 19th December 2009, University of Sri Jayewardenapura,  Sri Lanka. pp 106-107.

75.  Shantharooban, S and  Vinobaba, P. (2010). Rehabilitation of mangroves in Palameenmadu and Puthukudiyruppu, Batticaloa and its biodiversity. The National Conference on Identification of Knowledge Gaps for Sustainable Managements of  Mangrove ecosystems in Sri Lanka. on 4th to 6th June 2010 at University of Rhuna,  Matara.pp 09.   

76. Harris, J.M and  Vinobaba,P. (2010). Impact of water quality on species composition and seasonal fluctuation of planktonic organisms of Batticaloa Lagoon during the year 2008-2009. Annual Research Conference (ARC, 2010), University of Jaffna, Knowledge for Reconciliation and Redevelopment, 15th November 2010 p04.

77. Harris J M. and Vinobaba P (2011). Influence of abiotic factors on biotic components of the Batticaloa lagoon (2008-2009). International conference Post War Economic Development through Science, technology and Management, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. 19th to 21st April 2011 p133.

78.  Mohamed Harris, J. and Vinobaba, P. (2011). Alternative livelihood option for fisherfolks Tsunami Victims: Special to Batticaloa District. International Conference on Building Resilience. Interdisciplinary approach to disaster risk reduction and the development of sustainable communities. 19th to 21st July 2011, Kandalama,Sri Lanka. p16.  

79. Harris, J.M, Dharshini, S and Vinobaba, P. (2011).  Comparative studies of parasitic prevalence in relation to sex of some economically important food fishes collected  from Valaichenai lagoon. Vavuniya campus annual research session

80. Harris, J.M., Nizreena, S.A.F. and Vinobaba, P. (2011). Shrimp farming practices in Kawathamunai and the water quality parameters at the effluent water entry into the Valaichenai lagoon. 10th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

81. Harris, J.M. Dharsini, S. and Vinobaba, P. (2011). Parasitic infestation in some commercially important fish collected from Batticaloa lagoon in relation to water quality. 10th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.

82. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Seasonal influence of limnological characteristics and zooplankton assemblages on fish community on Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. New Vistas In Indian Aquaculture Silver Jubilee National Conference Central Institute of Brackish Water Aquaculture (ICAR) 23-24th February 2012

83. P. Vinobaba (2012). Taxonomy of fish fishes from Batticaloa Lagoon, Sri Lanka and The need for conservation. Key note address to International workshop on Fish Taxonomy (INWOFT 2012). 21st to 23 March 2012. PG & Research Department of Zoology, Govt Arts College (Autonomus) Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India. p 63-73.

84. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Seasonal influence of water quality of Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka on fish and plankton abundance.  International symposium on water quality and human health: Challenges ahead. p34.

85. Mirunalini P. and Vinobaba, P. (2012).Study on seasonality of chironomids related to climatic factors and water quality in the water supply to the Eastern University hostel.  International symposium on water quality and human health: Challenges ahead. p35.

86. Mirunalini P. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Prevalence of chironomids in the water supplied to the hostel of Eastern University.ASRS 2012 . Annual Science Research Session 2012 March 28-29, 2012 Faculty of Applied Sciences, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, Sammanthuirai, Sri Lanka. p 23.

87.  Sujarajini, V and Vinobaba, P (2012). Spatial distribution of Ergasilus parvitergum from Etroplus suratensis of Batticaloa Lagoon, 2nd International Symposium 25th to 27th May 2012, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka. p 162-164.

88. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Ichthyofaunal composition of Batticaloa  Lagoon, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the abstracts of Jaffna University International Research Conference 2012. p180.

89. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Management of Man-Made disaster of fisheries after the 2004 Tsunami on the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. "International Conference on Disaster Management 2012" Organized by the International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR), Kumamoto, Japan.

90. Punchihewa, N. N , Krishnarajah, S, R and Vinobaba, P (2013) Mysid (Crustacea: Mysidacea) distribution in the Bolgoda estuarine system and Lunawa Lagoon. This was presented at the Nineteenth annual sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. 19: p18.

 

Publications in the refereed Journals/ Proceedings:-

1. Vinobaba, P. (1991). General outlook of fish disease in Sri Lanka. Vingnanam -  Journal of Science. 6 : 36 - 42.

2.   Vinobaba, M. & Vinobaba, P. (1992). Parasites of fishes in Batticaloa, a  preliminary  communication. Vingnanam - Journal of Science. 7 : 41 - 43.

3.  Vinobaba, P. & Vinobaba, M. (1993) Fish disease and Fungi. Vingnanam-  Journal of Science. 8 : 41 - 47.

4. Vinobaba, P. (1994). Some aspects of biology of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 on Cyprinus carpio L. Ph.D thesis, University of Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom.

5. Vinobaba, P. & Vinobaba, M.(1994). Monogenean (Platyhelminthes) parasites of fish. Vingnanam Journal of Science. 9 : 20 - 35.

6.  Vinobaba, P. and Wootten, R. (1996). Spatial distribution of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 on the gills of Cyprinus carpio L. Tropical Agricultural Research. 8 :  370 - 376.

7. Vinobaba, P and Wootten, R. (1996). Ultrastructural observations on Dactylogyrus  vastator Nybelin, 1924 from common carp Cyprinus carpio L.  Tropical Agricultural Research. 8 : 438 - 442.

8.Vinobaba,P and Vinobaba, M. (2002). Histopathological studies on ulcerated fish from the Batticaloa lagoon. Annual research session 2001/2002 p 93 - 105.

9. Vinobaba, P and Vinobaba, M. (2004). Mass mortalities among fin fish, shell fish and invertebrates from Pillayaradi and Sathurukondan of the Batticaloa lagoon, Faculty of Graduate Studies, p 29-38.

10. Vinobaba, P. & Vinobaba, M. Some treatment methods for monogenean parasites of fish (accepted for publication in Vingnanam Journal of Science).

11. Vinobaba, P. (2007) Principal component analysis (PCA) of morphometric data taken from the opisthaptoral hard parts of  Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924 (Monogenea) reared at three experimental temperature. Journal of Science. Vol 4(1)  p42-52.  

12. Vinobaba,P. In-vitro studies on oviposition of Dactylogyrus vastator Nybelin, 1924,  a monogenean gill parasite of fish (Given for publication in Sri Lanka Journal of  Aquatic Sciences)

13.  Vinobaba, P. (2007) Ergasilid(Copepoda) infection induced histopathology in the  gills of economically important fin fish from Batticaloa Lagoon. Sri Lanka Journal  of Aquatic Sciences Vol 12: 77-87.

14. Vinobaba, P. (2008). Electron microscopic studies on the sclerites of Dactylogyrus extensus Muller & Van Cleave, 1932 Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) an ecto parasite from Cyprinus carpio (L.). Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p1-10.

15. Vinobaba, P. (2008).Suspected infection by Myxobolus sp in laboratory reared  Oreochromis mossambica. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p11-25.

16. Vinobaba, P. (2008). Effect of temperature on oviposition of Dactylogyrus extensus Muller & Van Cleave, 1932 Monogenea: Dactylogyridae). Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p26-33.

17. Vinobaba, P (2008). Water quality and fishery yield in the Batticaloa lagoon prior to and after tsunami. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p34-52.

18. Vinobaba, P. and Arasaratnam, S.  (2008). Nutritional composition of segregated portions of Oreochromis nilotica from Unnichai tank in Batticaloa District. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p143- 149.

19. Vinobaba, P. and Vinobaba, M. (2008). Differentiating Gyrodactylus species an ectoparasite infection of guppy Poecilia reticulata. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Research Session 2007, EUSL, p182- 194.

20. Sujarajini V and Vinobaba, P (2008).  Histopathology of Procamallanous lonis  (Yamaguti, 1935) from economically important fin fish with in Batticaloa lagoon. Journal of Science. Vol 5 p 75-82.

21. Vinobaba (2008). Water quality parameters of the Batticaloa Lagoon. Agri East, Faculty of Agriculture.Vol 7 p 16-28.

22. Sujarajini, V  and Vinobaba, P. (2008). Biodiversity of fin fishes and their parasites from two locations of the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka. Proceedings International Conference on Biodiversity, Conservation Management 2008; 48 – 55.

23  Vinobaba, P (2008). Need for conservation on Biodiversity and  ecosystem while exploiting the fishery resources from the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri

      Lanka. Proceedings International Conference on Biodiversity, Conservation Management 2008; 565-572.

24. Vinobaba, P. A technical guide to shrimp farming (in preparation in English and Tamil mediums)

25. Vinobaba, P. The biological aspects of the epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS) among wild and cultured fishes in South East Asia (in preparation).

26. Vinobaba, P. Electron microscopic study of the opisthaptoral sclerites of Dactylogyrus extensus from European carp Cyprinus carpio L. (in preparation to publish in the Journal of Natural History or Systematic Parasitology).

27. Vinobaba, P and Harris, J. M (2009). An attempt to farm Gracilaria sp in Palameenmadu as an alternative livelihood and lesson learnt from it. Proceedings of the Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project (in press)

28. Vinobaba, P and Dharshini, S (2009). Milk fish farming in cage to enhance the income for fishermen from Palameenmadu and to preserve the biodiversity in the wild ecosystem. Proceedings of the Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project  (in press)

29. Vinobaba, P and Prishanthini, M. (2009)Crab fattening in wooden cages and the  enhancement of the economic status of the fishermen from Palameenmadu, Batticaloa. Proceedings of the Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project (in press)

30. Vinobaba, P and Shantharuban, S. (2009). Rehabilitation of mangroves in Palameenmadu and Puthukudiyruppu, Batticaloa and its biodiversity. Proceedings of  the Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project (in press)

31. Vinobaba, P and Harris, J. M (2009). Water quality and the crab fattening process in a  fattening cycle. Proceedings of the Wrap up conference of CIDA Restore Project(in press)

32.  Vinobaba, P (2009). Light and Electron Microscopic studies on the sclerites of Dactylogyrus extensus Muller and Van Cleave, 1932 (Monogenea: Dactyloigyridae) parasite from Cyprinus carpio L. Workshop Manual, International workshop on Aquatic Bioresource   Biotechnology and Parasite diversity, University of Allahabad, India pp 43-53.

33. Prashanthan, T. S; Bandunee C. Liyanage and Vinobaba, P (2009) An investigation of the presence of cynobacteria in a reservoir in Eastern Sri Lanka. Annual Academic session 2009,  Open University, Sri Lanka. pp 15-18.

34. Sujarajini, V and Vinobaba, P (2009) Comparison of parasites fauna of economically  important fish from Batticaloa lagoon. Journal of Science. Vol 6 No 1, p 68 – 77.

35. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2010). Impact of water quality on species composition and seasonal fluctuation of planktonic organisms of Batticaloa lagoon during the year 2008 – 2009. Proceedings of the full papers of Annual Research Conference (ARC – 2010) of University of Jaffna on “Knowledge for Reconciliation and Redevelopment” 15th November 2010. P 991- 1004. 

 36. Harris, J.M. Dharsini, S. and Vinobaba, P. (2011). Parasitic prevalence in some commercially important fish collected from Batticaloa lagoon in relation to water quality. 10th Annual Research Session, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. p65-71.

37. Harris, J.M., Nizreena, S.A.F. and Vinobaba, P. (2011). Shrimp farming practices in Kawathamunai and the water quality parameters at the effluent water entry into the Valaichenai lagoon. 10th Annual Research Session,  Eastern University, Sri Lanka. p295-300.

38. Harris J M and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Seasonal influence of water quality of Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka on fish and plankton abundance. International Journal of Environmental Sciences. Vol 3, No 1, p 371- 385 doi.10. 6088/ijes.2012030131035.

 39. Harris, J.M. and Vinobaba, P. (2012). Impact of Water quality on species composition seasonal fluctuation of planktons of Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka  Journal of Ecosytem and Ecography Vol.2:No.4,p  doi.10. 4172/2157-7625.1000117

 40. Harris, J.M. ,  Vinobaba. P and Ashoka Deepananda K.H.M. (2013). Itchthyodiversity  of Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka and needs for their conservation.  Journal of Environment. Vol 02, Issue 02, pp 25-33.

41. Harris J.M, Vinobaba P (2013).  Influence of hydrochemistry on biotic components of the Batticaloa lagoon, Sri Lanka, International Journal of Environmental Sciences  Volume 3, No 5, pp 1603- 1613 doi.10. 6088/ijes.201203305000030.

42. Harris J.M, Vinobaba P (2013).  Assessment the present status of Batticaloa Lagoon,  Sri Lanka by means of water quality, fish diversity indices and pollution indicating  planktons. Journal of Biodiversity and Endangered Species. Volume 1, Issue 2, 1:105   doi.10.4172/jbes.10000105.

44. Harris, J.M  and  Vinobaba,P. (2014) Phytoplankton bio indicator of Batticaloa  Lagoon, Sri Lanka: Implication for conservation and restoration (in Press)

Reports:-

  1. ARROWS (2000).  Conservation assessment and management plan, CAMP report for amphibians and selected taxa of reptiles of Sri Lanka.

  2. IUCN (2002).  Midterm report and final report of the Eastern Coastal Community Poverty Alleviation and Development Project.(ECCDP) of the Asian Development Bank.

  3. EML Ltd (2004). Fisheries Sector Report to Environmental Management Lanka Ltd on Eastern Fisheries and Aquaculture. 

  4. RDC (2008). The fisheries and Aquaculture development plan for the Batticaloa lagoon  submitted to the National Aquaculture Development Authority (NAQDA), Sri Lanka  by the Research Development Consultants.

  5. JUGAS Ltd. (2010). A Participatory Assessment of the Dynamics, Seasonal variation and Current Status of Fishery in Batticaloa Lagoon. Final Draft Report. pp 126, Annexure 8, September 2010. NEC/PO/TEC/TECH (II) 08/08. NECCDEP/ JUGAS    Professional Services (Pvt.) Ltd.  ADB Loan Sri (SF): North East Coastal Community Development Project.    

 

Publication in other Journals :-

1.  P.Vinobaba (1996). Ecological parameters and its relationship with Aquaculture. Vingnanamurasu.

2.  P.Vinobaba (1997). Phytotoxicity of the marine, brackish waters. Blossom 3.

3. P.Vinobaba (2001). Aquaculture. Thalir

4. Aquaculture in present context. Killakoli (EUEU Publications- 2008).

5. P. Vinobaba (2008) Professor Saba Jeyarajah. “The Eminence in Revolution in Education” . Importance of Science Education to Students and Society. I

 

Books:

 1.   Technical Manual to Shrimp Farming.(2007) ISBN 978-955-1443-08-8

 2.    Farming and Breeding of Aquatic Animals (2007) ISBN 978-955-1443-09-5

 3.    Text book on parasitic disease diagnosis (2007) ISBN 978-955-1443-10-8

 4.    Mangroves and its artificial propagation techniques. A awareness manual (2007)

        (Tamil)  ISBN 978-955-1443-11-5

 5.    How to preserve the mangrove ecosystems for future sustainability (2007) (Tamil)

       ISBN 978-955-1443-14-6.

6.    Handbook on milk fish Chanos chanos farming without disturbing existing      

        ecological balances.(2009) ISBN 978-955-1443-36-8

7.     Hand book on sea weed farming – an alternative livelihood to fishermen. (2009)

        ISBN 978-955-1443-35-1

8.     Composting with Eichhornia crassipes and its valuable uses of Eichhornia crassipes 

         making by using water hyacinth and other uses of water hyacinth (2009)

         ISBN 978-955-1443-38-2

9.     How to conserve and preserve the coral reef ecosystem. ISBN 978-955-1443-39-9

10.   Aquatic Resources Management Part I. ISBN 978-955-1443-41-2

11.   Fish and plankton population of Batticaloa Lagoon Sri Lanka. Assemblages of plankton and fish distribution in relation to water quality and bridges across the Batticaloa Lagoon (2012) Jalaldeen Mohamed Harris and Periyathamby Vinobaba ISBN 978-3- 8448-0748-1 Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing Gmbh & Co. KG.

 

Preliminary studies on parasites from economically important fish from Batticaloa lagoon.  Preliminary studies on ulcerated fish from Batticaloa lagoon.

Fish parasites from inland ponds in Jaffna peninsula

Shrimp farming and its impacts to the environment and find out the means by which the shellfish farming can be carried out without harming the ecosystem.   Hepatofauna of the Batticaloa District and its conservation needs.   Biodiversity documentation from the Batticaloa Lagoon, Sri Lanka (funded by NSF)
Conservation of endangered species.
Different ecosystems and its environment
Natural resources and its management - aquatic resources and its management
Water quality of the lagoon with fisheries and phytoplankton and zooplankton distribution  Pollution of coastal marine ecosystems with associated mangrove.  Heavy metal pollution of the lagoon waters and assimilation by aquatic biota.   

 

Commonwealth Scholarship (1991 to 1994) to pursue PhD Programme in Aquatic Vet Parasitology Pathology, Fisheries, Aquaculture at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of  Stirling, UK.
Travel Grant from Commonwealth Scholarship and fellowship commission to attend the Second Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture 25th - 29th October 1993, Organised by Fish Health Section of the Asian Fisheries Society at the Karon Villa Phuket Hotel,  Phuket, Thailand.
Travel grant from NSF to attend the Fourth Symposium on Diseases in Asian Aquaculture in Cebu, Phillipines. 1999.
Commonwealth Fellowship (October 2004 to April 2005) to further the techniques in fish breeding and fin fish shell fish Parasitology, pathology at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, United Kingdom.
Award for Research Associateship (RA) from Developing countries for the year 2003-2004 (not taken and gone to UK)
Travel grant from Commonwealth Scholarship and fellowship commission to attend the British Society for Parasitology, University of Nottingham, UK, 4th to 6th April 2005.
Travel grant from NSF to attend the 5th International Monogenean Symposium. Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.2005.
Travel garnt from NSF to attend the Satellite Symposium on Global University Extension Net Work, University of Allahabad, India , 2009.

Outstanding Scientists 2008/2009, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK

Top 100 Scientists 2009, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK

International Scientists of the Year 2009International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK
Iconic Achievers- The International Einstein Award for Scientific Achievement, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK
Great minds of the 21st Century, American Biographical Institute, Inc, 5126 Bur Oak Circle, P O Box 31226, Raleigh, North Carolina, 27622, USA.
The Director General’s Roll of Honour:  Dictionary of International Biography, 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK
Extraordinary distinction of meritorious achievevement: Dr Vinobaba, Gold Medal For  Sri Lanka, American Biographical Society, USA.
Commemorative medal “Man of the Year 2010 : Towards the Dedication towards your profession and notable example set for your peers and community.
Gold medal for the best presentation at the Annual research Conference in Natural Science Section- 15th November 2010.
Travel grant from PG & Research Department of Zoology, Govt Arts College (Autonomus) Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India for the Key note address to International workshop on Fish Taxonomy (INWOFT 2012). 21st to 23 March 2012.

Travel grant from NSF to attend the “International Conference on Disaster Management 2012” Organized by the International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR), University of Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan 

 

Academic Positions:
23. 9. 2009 to date Professor in Zoology, Department of Zoology,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka

25.9.96 to 22.9.2009   Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

16.5.95 - 24.9.96 Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University  of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

1.1.89 - 15.5.95 Permanent Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

16.9.85 - 31.12.88       Permanent Assistant Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

21.1.85 - 14.9.85 Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Zoology, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Administrative Positions:

11th November 2010 to 21st November 2013  Head, Department of Zoology
1st June 2010 to 30th June 2011           Senior Student Counselor, Eastern University
1st June 2007 to 30th June 2011           Director, Staff Development Centre, EUSL.
18th June 2005 to June 2007              Executive committee member, Sri Lanka Association for the Aquatic Resources
and Fisheries. (SLAFAR)
2nd June 2004 to 5th October 2004      Acting Director Center for Aquatic Resources Management and related studies (CARM)
2nd June 1998 to 5th October 2004      Senior Treasurer, Science Faculty Students Union.
Eastern University
1st October 2000 to 5th October 2004 Senior Treasurer, Hindu Students Union.
Eastern University
10th October 2005 to date                   Senior Treasurer, Hindu Students Union.
Eastern University
7th January 2001to 5th October 2004   Acting Head, Department of Chemistry, Eastern University, Sri Lanka2nd June 1997 - 11th June 2000.           Head, Department of Zoology, Eastern University, Sri Lanka24th June 1999 - to 29th June 2000      Joint Secretary, Sri Lanka Association for the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries. (SLAFAR)     
30th June 2000 to 29th June 2001        Executive committee member, Sri Lanka Association for the Aquatic Resources
and Fisheries. (SLAFAR)

 

  • Fish, Shrimp diseases and pathology associated with them.

  • Fish Biology, Fisheries biology and Aquaculture

  • Environmental biology (water, air, industrial pollution)

  • Ecology, - Mangroves, Marine, Brackish,

  • Fresh water ecosystems

  • Wild life and its conservation efforts

  • Natural resource management and development planning

 

Postal Address:-

Professor P Vinobaba
Department of Zoology
Eastern University
Vantharumoolai
Chenkalady

Phone: 065 2240756 , Fax 065 2240758
E mail vinobaba@esn.ac.lk, vino_peria2004@yahoo.co.uk,