Barnali Manna


Designation: State Aided College Teacher (Formerly Guest Lecturer)

Qualification: M.Sc. B.Ed., Ph.D.

Teaching Experience: 9 yrs 10 months

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Teaching Module/ Topic:





CC3T: Respiration in Mollusca.

Pearl formation in Bivalves

Evolutionary significance of Molluscan larva

CC5T: Pisces

CC5P: Lab/Field study of Fishes

CC6T: Nervous system

CC7T: Proteins


SEC:Aquarium Fish keeping

SEC: Vermicompost


CC12T: Mutation



Hypothalamo-hypophyseal axis

General GEC01T: Kingdom Protista, Phylum Porifera,Cnidaria,




Economic Zoology

Teaching Experience:

As Guest lecturer at Deptt of Zoology, Raja Rammohan Roy Mahavidyalaya,Hooghly  from 2002 to 2003

As Guest lecturer at Deptt of Zoology, East  Calcutta Girl’s College,Lake Town, from 2007 to 2009.

As Guest Lecturer at Deptt of Zoology,City College from 2013 to 2015.

As  Guest lecturer at Deptt of Aquaculture,faculty of Fishery Science,West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences from 2015 to 2016.

As Guest lecturer at Deptt of Zoology,Sarojini Naidu College for Women from 2015 to 2019.

As State aided College Teacher Deptt of Zoology,Sarojini Naidu College for Women from  Jan,2020 till date.


Research Area: Larvivorus fish biology in respect to mosquito control & habitat heterogeneity, Freshwater & Marine plankton identification & their biology.


Academic Interest:

Ornamental fish behavior, Foraging & feeding behavior of ornamental larvivorous fish, Plankton culture, Plankton identification.


Research Experience:

Research Level Supporting Agency Name Duration  Place of work
Project Assistant Institutional Fellowship Jan 2004 to Nov 2005 Agricultural & Ecological  Research Unit,ISI,Kolkata
University Research Fellow Institutional Fellowship From  Dec 2005 to Feb 2009 Aquaculture Research Unit,Ballygunge Science College, C.U.
Junior Research fellow UGC-RFSMS From March 2009 to Mar 2011 Aquaculture Research Unit,Ballygunge Science College, C.U.
Senior Research Fellow UGC-RFSMS From April 2011 to March 2012 Aquaculture Research Unit,Ballygunge Science College, C.U.





  1. Manna B. Aditya G,Banerjee S..Vulnerability of the mosquito larvae to the guppies(Poecilia reticulata) in the presence of alternative preys, Journal of Vector borne diseases, Vol 48(3):200-206; 2008.
  2. Manna B. ,Banerjee S.,Aditya G .Chattopadhyay J.Study of marine planktonic diversity in the Digha coast,Bay of Bengal, Proceedings of the dimensions in Zoological Research in Human Welfare, 2008.
  3. Manna B. Aditya G, Banerjee S.Habitat Heterogeneity and prey selection of Aplocheilus panchax: an indigenous larvivorous fish, Journal of Vector borne diseases,Vol 45(3):144-149; 2011.
  4. Manna B. Aditya G , Banerjee S. Population surveillance of Poecilia reticulata in Kolkata,India: Implications in mosquito regulation. Vector Biology Journal, 2016.1:3,DOI: 10.4172/2473-4810.1000113.
  1. Paper presentation in International Conference on Aquatic Resources and Sustainable Management, Science City, Kolkata, February 17-19, 2016.
  2. Poster presentation in XIth International Symposium of Vector and Vector borne diseases held at Regional Medical Research Centre for Tribals (ICMR) in the occasion of 100 years of Biomedical Research, Jabalpur on 15th-17th October, 2011.
  3. Poster presentation in Xth International Symposium on Vector and Vector Borne Diseases organized by Goa University and National Institute of Malaria Research from 4th-6th Nov, 2009 at Goa.
  4. Oral presentation in the seminar for the selection of Sudeb Bhusan Ghosh Young Scientist Award held on 11th Dec, 2010 in the department of Zoology collaboration with The Zoological Society, Kolkata.
  5. Oral presentation in the National Seminar on Dimensions in Zoological Research in human Welfare held on March 23rd-25th, 2007 in the Department of Zoology, University of Calcutta.

  1. Participated in the Workshop on “Advanced Methods of Field Biology and Statistics for Life Sciences Research” held on from 10th-21st Oct,2014, Zoological Society, Kolkata, IAPQR & CU.
  2. Participated in the workshop on “Application of Statistics in Life Sciences” on Sep 25-27, 2013, Zoological Society ,Kolkata, IAPQR,& Dept. of Zoology, CU.
  3. Participated in International Seminar named “International Conference on Biodiversity: Issues & Concerns” organized by Biological Sciences Division of ISI, Kolkata during 21-23 November, 2007.
  4. Life Member, National Academy of Vector Borne Diseases (NAVBD).
  5. Life Member, The Zoological Society, Kolkata.