Ms. Harshani Kumari

Name: N.P. Harshani Deepa Kumari

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Academic Qualification        

  • B.Sc. Special Degree (Hons) in Fisheries and Marine Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
  • M.Sc. in Marine Life Sciences (Invertebrate Aquaculture), Jeju National University, Republic of Korea.

Research Interest              

  • Reproductive biology of bivalves, Pathology and parasitology of bivalves, Induce breeding of bivalves and ornamental fish

Research Experiences

  • Quantification of reproductive effort of bivalves using egg specific antibody using ELISA
  • Identification of pathogens in bivalves
  • Induce breeding of bivalves and ornamental fish
  • Flowcytometry analysis
  • Reproductive histology
  • Extraction of value added products from fish processing wastes

Publications and presentation 

  • Harshani Deepa Kumari N.P, Jeong Hwa Kim, Chul-Won Kim, Kwang-Sik Choi, 2018 Cyclic changes of gametogenesis and quantification of reproductive output of horse clam Tresus keenae in yeosu, south korea, In abstract Asian Pacific Aquaculture 2018,Taipei,Taiwan.2018-April 23-26.
  • H.K. Hong, H.M. Lee, Y.G. Cho, S. Thatchaneshkanth, N.P. Harshani, J.H. Kim, J.S. Shin,H.S. Park, K.S. Choi, 2018 Recovery of Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas raised in an intertidal rack-suspended culture system in terms of growth and reproduction 3 years after the Hebei Spirit oil spill accident of the west coast of Korea, In Special Issue on the 3rd ELSEVIER Aquaculture Conference: Recent Advances in Aquaculture Research, Hyatt Regency Qingdao, China, 25-28 September 2018
  • Deepa Kumari N.P.H and Cumaranatunga P.R.T., 2016. Characterization of extracted gelatine from the skin of Thunnus albacares and Thunnus obessus. In abstract of 22nd annual Scientific Session of Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (SLAFAR), Colombo,Sri Lanka 2016 – 3rd of June 2016, P.49