Dr. Debajit Sarma
Designation: Director (Acting)
Email ID: dsarma_sh@yahoo.co.in,
Area of Interest:
Environmental Fish Biology and Nutrient Profiling
10 best recent research publications:
Jha, G.N; Sarma, D; Qureshi, T.A; Akhtar, M.S. (2012) Effect of beetroot and marigold flower meal on growth performance, carcass composition and total carotenoids of snow trout, Schizothorax richardsonii. Israeli Journal of Aquaculture-Bamidgeh. Vol. 64.752-762.
Ghanshyam Nath Jha, Debajit Sarma, T. A. Qureshi. (2012). Effect of Spirulina (Spirulina platensis) and marigold (Targetes erecta) fortified diets on growth, body composition and total carotenoid content of Barilius bendelisis. Indian Journal of Animal Science. Accepted.
Shahi, Neetu.,  Sahoo, Monalisa., Mallik, S. K.,  Sarma, Debajit.& Das, Partha (2011). The microcystins-induced DNA damage in the liver and the heart of zebrafish, Danio rerio. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry.  (Accepted: dx.doi.org/ 10. 1080/ 02772248. 2011.646111).
Debajit Sarma, Trapti Tiwari, Puspita Das and Ghanshyam Nath Jha. (2011). Proximate and Mineral Composition of Indigenous Hill Stream Fishes of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition, 28 (2): 203-206.
Sarma Debajit and Ghanshyam Nath Jha. (2010). Effect of Spirulina fortified diets on growth of Chocolate mahseer (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis). Indian Journal of Animal Nutrition. 27(4): 437- 442
Suman Sanwal, Debajit Sarma and N. Okendra Singh (2010). Effect of stage and seasonal differences on length-weight relationship and condition factor of chocolate mahseer (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis). J. Ind. Fish. Soc. India, 42(2): 52-56.
N. Okendro Singh, Debajit Sarma and N. Gopimohon Singh (2011). Length-weight relationship of Tor putitora (Hamilton) considering different stages of its lifespan. Indian Journal of Fisheries Vol. 58 (1): 35-38.
Debajit Sarma, D. Baruah and P.C. Mahanta (2010). Performance of three pronged Chinese carp farming in mid Himalayas of West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh. Communicated to J. Ind. Fish. Soc. India, 42(2):48-51.
Sarma, D., Haldar, R.S., Das, P. and Mahanta, P.C. Management in seed production of golden mahseer, Tor putitora in hatchery conditions. Aquaculture Asia. Vol. XV No. 4 October-December (2010).
Kharbuli, Y. Zaiba., Datta, Shritapa., Biswas, Kuheli., Sarma, Debajit., Saha, Nirmalendu. (2006). Expression of ornithine- urea cycle enzymes in early life stages of air-breathing walking catfish Clarias batrachus and induction of ureogenesis under hyper- ammonia stress. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. B 143: 44-53.
Bhuyan, R.N., Ghosh, D. and Debajit Sarma: 2009: Fish and Fisheries in North-East India: Geophill Publications. Guwahati. Assam.
Mahanta, P.C. and Debajit Sarma: 2010: Coldwater Fisheries Management. DCFR, ICAR, Bhimtal – 263 136, Distt. Nainital (Uttarakhand), India. P. 1-451.
P.C. Mahanta, W. Vishwanath, Debajit Sarma and N. Anganthoibi (2011). Coldwater Fishes Of India – An Atlas. DCFR, ICAR, Bhimtal – 263 136, Distt. Nainital (Uttarakhand), India. P. 1-450.
Debajit Sarma, R. S. Haldar, P.C. Mahanta. 2009. Artificial Propagation and Growout of Golden Mahseer (Tor putitora, Ham.). DCFR Bulletin No. 14. 
Debajit Sarma, P.C.Mahanta, Dandadhar Sarma and Amlesh Dutta. 2009. Coalmines degraded ichthyofaunal diversity of Simsang river, Meghalaya (A report on climate change). DCFR Bulletin no. 15.
Debajit Sarma, M. S. Akhtar, N. N. Pandey, Neetu Shahi, B. P. Mohanty and P.C. Mahanta (2011). Nutrient Profile and Health Benefit of Coldwater Fishes. DCFR Bulletin No. 18.
P. C. Mahanta, Prem Kumar, N. N. Pandey, S. K. Srivastava, S. Ali and Debajit Sarma. (2010). Improved strain of common carp for coldwater aquaculture Champa-1 and Champa-2. DCFR Bulletin No. 16.
10 best recent Research Article
Boni Amin Laskar, Debajit Sarma and Debangshu Narayan Das. 2010. A fish culture success story. World Aquaculture, 41 (4), pp. 31.
Sarma, Debajit, Madan Mohan, Haldar, R.H., Das, P. & Mahanta, P.C. 2009. Captive breeding and grow out of the golden mahseer. Info Fish International. Vol. 2.
Sarma Debajit. 2009. Chocolate mahseer (Neolissochilus hexagonolepis): A candidate fish for hill aquaculture. Fishing Chimes, 29 (7).
Sarma Debajit., Adhikari Deepti and Mohanta, P. C. 2009. Effect of climate change on coldwater fisheries. Souvenir in National Workshop on impact of climate change on coldwater fisheries resources: Perspective, Framework Priorities, D.C.F.R., Bhimtal, pp84-87.
Sarma Debajit, Ashok K. Nayak, P. Das, P. Dhar Das and P.C. Mahanta.2009. Fish and human health. In: Souvenir of National symposium on coldwater fisheries management: new strategies and approaches, D.C.F.R., Nameri National Park: 2-4 October. Pp:101-108.
P.C.Mahanta, Debajit Sarma & K. D. Joshi. 2009. Sport Fishing and Livelihood in Upland Himalayan Region. In Souvenir of National Seminar on Bio resources and its management for food, Livelihood and Environmental security and National Helminthological Congress. PP.41- 47 29-31 December 2009. CIFE, Mumbai.
P.C. Mahanta and Debajit Sarma. 2010. Climate change on upland Himalayas with special reference to fish diversity. Souvenir, Assam Matsya Mahotsav: 2010. January 30, 31st and 1st February. Pp. 9-12.
Debajit Sarma, Ghanshyam Nath Jha and P.C. Mahanta. 2010. Coldwater fisheries development in India with special reference to Arunachal Pradesh. In Training Manual; Scientific fish farming technologies for Tirap district, Arunachal Pradesh. pp. 7-13.
P. C. Mahanta and Debajit Sarma. 2010. Exploration of high altitudinal aquatic resources and sustainable utilization of ichthyofaunal diversity in India. In souvenir of 21st all India congress of zoology & national seminar. 21st-23rd December 2010. CIFRI, Barrackpore, Kolkata. pp. 44-53.
P. C. Mahanta and Debajit Sarma. 2011. Scope of Hill Fish Farming in Nagaland. Interface Meeting for Development of Agriculture and Allied Sector in Nagaland During 4th February 2011.