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Dr. Jay Prakash Bhatt
Aquatic & Fisheries Ecology, Wildlife

e-mail:
jpbhat@cismhe.org

jpsrbd@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

Ph.D. from H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttaranchal, India (1998)

Broad area: Aquatic ecology and Fish ecology

Thesis: Studies on some aspects of Habitat ecology of the mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton) from foothill stretch of the Ganga in relation to altered ecological conditions.

 

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

i.
Scientist, Himalayan Environmental Studies and Conservation Organization Vigyanprasth, Gwar, Rudraprayag, Uttaranchal (March 1998 to April 2000)
ii.
SRF, Department of Zoology, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttaranchal, India (September 1994 to August 1997)
iii.
JRF, Department of Zoology, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttaranchal, India (February 1993 to August 1994)

RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Published

1.
J. P. Bhatt, Ajay Jain, A. Bhaskar and M.K. Pandit. 2001. Pre-impoundment study of biotic communities of Kistobazar nala in Purulia, west Bengal. Current Science, 81 (10):1332 1337.
2.
J. P. Bhatt, P. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh. 2000. Population structure of Himalayan Mahseer, a large cyprinid fish in the regulated foothill section of the river Ganga. Fisheries Research, 44: 267- 271.
3.
J. P. Bhatt and P. Nautiyal. 1999. Mortality and survival of Himalayan Mahseer Tor putitora in the regulated section of the river Ganga between Rishikesh and Hardwar.Journal of Bombay Natural History Society, 96 (1): 70-73.
4.
J. P. Bhatt, V. S. Rawat and P. Nautiyal. 1999. Mortality and survival rates of Himalayan Mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton) in the Ganga river system . Indian J. Anim. Sci. , 69(8): 645-647.
5.
J. P. Bhatt, P. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh 1998. Racial structure of Himalayan Mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton) in the Ganga between Rishikesh and Hardwar. Indian J. Anim Sci. 68(6): 587-590.
6.
J. P. Bhatt, P. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh 1998. Comparative study of morphometric characters of Himalayan Mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton) between Ganga and Gobindsagar reservoir Stocks. Indian J. Fish., 45(1):85-87.
7.
J. P. Bhatt, P. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh.1998. Maturity stages and sex ratio in the Golden Mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton) in the foothill section of river Ganga. Journal of Hill Research,11(1):68-73.
8.
B. Kishor, J. P. Bhatt, V. S. Rawat and P. Nautiyal. 1998. Variations in the food habit of the Himalayan Mahseer Tor putitora (Ham.) inhabiting the Ganga river system in Garhwal region. Indian J. Fish. 45(1): 113-118.
9.
B. Kishor, J. P. Bhatt, V. S. Rawat and P. Nautiyal. 1998. Stream regulation: Variations in the density of benthic macro-invertebrate fauna of Ganga in the lateral canals at Hardwar. J. Hill Research, 11(1): 62-67.
10.
P. Nautiyal, J. P. Bhatt, V. S. Rawat, B. Kishor, R. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh. 1998. Himalayan Mahseer: Magnitude of commercial fishery in Garhwal hills. Fish Gen. Biodiversity Conserv. Nat. in Pub. 05: 107-114.
11.
P. Nautiyal, J. P. Bhatt, B. Kishor,V. S. Rawat, R. Nautiyal, K. Badoni and H. R. Singh 1997. Altitudinal variations in phytobenthos density and its components in coldwater mountain river Alaknanda Ganga. Phykos, 36(1&2): 81-88.
12.
P. Nautiyal, J. P. Bhatt, B. Kishor, V. S. Rawat, R. Nautiyal and H. R. Singh.1997. Assessment of fish food resource in relation to the migratory habit of Tor putitora (Hamilton) found in the impounded section of the river Ganga between Rishikesh and Hardwar. Proc. Nat. Acad. India. 67(B): lll & lV.
13.
B. Kishor, V. S. Rawat, J. P. Bhatt and P. Nautiyal. 1999. Size and related variations in the feeding intensity of Himalayan Mahseer (Tor putitora) from the Ganga river system. Fourth Indian Fisheries Forum Proceeding, Kochi, India 279-281.
14.
K. Badoni, R. Nautiyal, J. P. Bhatt, B. Kishor and P. Nautiyal. 1997.Variations in epilithic diatom community structure due to river valley projects on the Ganga between Rishikesh and Hardwar. Proc. Indian Nat. Sci.Acad., 63(6) 523-536.

Papers Accepted

1.
B. Kishor, J. P. Bhatt, Vijay Singh Rawat, Rachna Nautiyal and Prakash Nautiyal. Stream regulation: Variations in the density, composition and diversity of benthic macro-invertebrates occurring in up and downstream sections of in pounded zone of river Ganga in the foothills. Journal of Tropical Ecology
2.
J. P. Bhatt, P. Nautiyal and H.R. Singh. Status (1993-994) of the endangered fish Himalayan mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton) (Cyprinidae) in the Ganga river system. Asian fishery Science
3.

J. P. Bhatt, A. Bhaskar and M. K. Pandit. 2002. Biotic communities of Kishanganga river: A Pre-impoundment case study of a Himalayan river. Aquatic Ecosystem Health Management Society.

 

Under preparation

1.
J. P. Bhatt and M.K. Pandit Altitudinal variations in the benthic diatom communities of a Himalayan river Teesta in Sikkim.

Papers Presented in Seminars

1.
J.P. Bhatt, Bijay Kishor, V.S. Rawat, Rachna Nautiyal and P. Nautiyal. 1998. Stream regulation.I. Variations in the density of diatoms (Potamoplankton) in impounded section of river Ganga. In: I.S. Grover and A.K. Thukral (eds.) Environment and Development. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. 233-236.
2. Prakash Nautiyal, Rachna Nautiyal, V.S. Rawat, J.P. Bhatt and B. Kishor. 1998. Stream regulation. II. Variations in the density of phytobenthic diatoms in impounded section of river Ganga. In: I.S. Grover and A.K. Thukral (eds.) Environment and Development. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. 237-240.
3. B. Kishor, J. P. Bhatt, V. S. Rawat and P. Nautiyal. 1998. Stream regulation. III. Variations in the density of benthic macro-invertebrate fauna of Ganga in the lateral canals at Hardwar. In: I.S. Grover and A.K. Thukral (eds.) Environment and Development. Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur. 237-240.

PRESENT RESEARCH

Ecological studies including physical, chemical and biological properties and fisheries in Teesta river system and some high altitude lakes of Sikkim
Environmental Impact Assessment of Hydro-electric projects, proposed in different parts of Himalaya in the context of aquatic ecology, fisheries and faunal survey
Pre-feasibility studies of a few proposed hydro-electric projects in Arunachal Pradesh

Associated with the Projects

EIA/EMP studies of Purulia pump storage project in West Bengal.
EIA/EMP studies of Parvati hydro-electric project in Kullu, H.P.
EIA/EMP studies of Chamera hydro-electric project in Chamba, H.P.
EIA/EMP studies of Rolep, Ralang and Chakungchu hydro-electric project in Sikkim.
Rapid EIA studies of a high tension transmission line in North Andman in Andman & Nicobar
EIA/EMP studies of Kishanganga hydro-electric project in J & K.
Pre-feasibility studies of various hydro-electric projects in East and West Kameng districts of Arunachal pradesh.
Carrying capacity studies of Teesta basin in Sikkim.
Feasibility study of Vishnugad hydro-electric project, Chamoli Garhwal
EIA studies of Bhilangana hydro-electric project in Tehri Garhwal
Feasibility studies of Fisheries development in Garhwal region


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