Profile of Mr Mukeshkumar Bhendarkar

Name: Mr. Mukeshkumar Parasram Bhendarkar

Designation: Scientist (Fisheries Resource Management)

Date of Birth: 28.11.1988

Area of Specialization: Fisheries Resource management, Fisheries Biology, Taxonomy, Biodiversity

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Mobile: +91-9860658512Phone: 02112-254057, Fax: 02112-254056




Year of Passing

Name of the Board/ University

Master of Fisheries Science (Fisheries Resource Management)


Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

Bachelor of Fisheries science


Maharashtra Animal and      Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, Maharashtra


Professional History





01/08/2017 to till date

ICAR-National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Maharashtra, India



06/04/2016 to 31/07/2017

ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India



to 01.04.2016

ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad, India

Assistant Fisheries Development Officer

26.05.2015 to 05.10.2015

Department of Fisheries, Govt. of Maharashtra, India

Fisheries Project consultant

01.06.2014 to 30.11.2014

Department of Fisheries,   Govt. of Maharashtra, India

Jr. Lecturer

01.07.2012 to 30.04.2014

Vidya Niketan Jr. College, Amagaon, Maharashrta



Published more than11 research papers; 07 popular articles; 04 technical folders; 01 book;  02 technical bulletins and training manual. h-index 02 with more than 17 citations in international literature.

Publications List​

  • Mukesh P Bhendarkar, Brahmane M. P., Gaikwad, B.B and Singh, N. P., 2020. The Status and Prospectus of Fisheries and Aquaculture in Maharashtra, India. Indian J. Geo-Mar. Sci., Vol. 49 (04).
  • Amol D. Sonone, Saumyendra Nanda, HS Mogalekar and Mukeshkumar P Bhendarkar. Growth and survival of Pacu, Piaractus brachypomus (Cuvier 1818) fed on crude protein from shrimp waste meal. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 2018; 6(4): 969-973.
  • Bhosale, Mangesh M., Pawar, R.A., Bhendarkar, M.P., Sawant, M.S. and Pawase. A.S.,2018. Truss based morphometric approach for the analysis of body shape in portunid crabs (Charybdis feriatus, Portunus felagicus and P. Sanguinolentus) along Ratnagiri coast, India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies; 6(2): 2641-2648.
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Rathod, R.H., Joshi, H.D. and Sahoo, U.,2018. Study on the Fecundity and Gonado somatic index of Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1817) of southern coast of Maharashtra, India. J. Appl. & Nat. Sci. 10 (1): 107 – 110.
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Gajbhiye, A. M., Chaudhari, K.J., Laxmi and Rathod, R.H.,2017. An Assessment of Entrepreneurship Behavior of Fisherwomen in the Ratnagiri block of Ratnagiri District, Maharashtra State, India. AJAEES; 17(3): 1-8.
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Sundaray J.K., Ananth P.N. and Pradhan, S.,2017. Aquaculture Development in Chhattisgarh, India: What, why and how?. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies; 5(4): 272-278.
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Sarang, N., Bhosale, M., Rathod, R. H., Laxmi & Vardia, H.K.,2017. A Study on Profile of Socio-Economic condition of Fishermen in selected village in Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh State, India. International Journal of Educational Science and Research; 7(6): 49-56.
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Naik S.D., Sonone A.D., Wankhade H.P. and Joshi .H.D., 2014. Feeding biology of the Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1817) off Ratnagiri coast, Maharashtra, India. Eco. Env. & Cons. 20 (3): pp. (1147-1152).
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Sonone A. D. , Sonawane S. S. and Gajbhiye A. M.,2014. Length-Weight Relationship of Indian Mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1817) off Southern coast of Maharashtra, India. Eco. Env. & Cons. 20 (3): pp. (1055-1057).
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Naik S.D., Joshi H.D., Sonawane S.S. and Hussain T.,2014. Length Frequency Analysis of Indian Mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier, 1817) off Ratnagiri Coast, Maharashtra, India, Eco. Env. & Cons. 20 (4): pp. (1549-1551).
  • Bhendarkar, M.P., Naik S. D., Ramteke M. H., Raut S. M. and Swain S.,2014. Morphometric and Meristic studies of Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier,1817) off Southern Coast of Maharashtra, India, Eco. Env. & Cons. 20 (4): pp. (1705-1708).



  • Awarded Netaji Subhas ICAR International Fellowship 2019
  • Awarded the Best Poster Presentation for “Farm Pond based Aquaculture model in perspective of Doubling Farmers Income” at International Conference on Doubling the Farmers Income through Innovative Approaches organised by Agricultural Development Trust, KVK, Baramati from April 09-11, 2018.
  • Best Paper Certificate for paper entitled A Study on Profile of Socio-Economic Condition of Fishermen in Selected Village in Kabirdham District, Chhattisgarh State, India by International Journal of Educational Science and Research.
  • Awarded ICAR-NET in Fisheries Resource Management by Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi (2013).
  • Received certificate of appreciation Scientific Poster Presentation in the International Livestock and Dairy Expo 2008, New Delhi.


Member of Professional bodies​

  • Associate Editors in Progress in Aqua Farming and Marine Biology (PAFMB).
  • Life Member of Journal of Fisheries and Life Sciences
  • Life Member of Society for Agricultural Research on Abiotic Stress (SARAS)
  • Life member of Agricultural Research Service Forum (ARS Forum)
  • Life Member of Association of Agrometeorologists