Name: Dr. Gunanidhi Sahoo
Qualification: M. Sc., M. Phil. and Ph. D.
Phone No.: +91-9438328039
E-mail ID: gunanidhi(dot)nou(at)gmail(dot)com, sahoogunanidhi(dot)zool(at)utkaluniversity(dot)ac(dot)in
- Calcium metabolism in reptiles
- Developmental ecology of anuran tadpoles
- Feeding ecology of amphibian tadpoles
- Climate change and amphibian development
- M. Sc., M.Phil. and Ph. D. course work
- MPhil Guidance:
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Topic of MPhil Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Subasish Prusty||2019||Cannibalism among the tadpoles of Indian tree frog Polypedates maculatus|
|2||Sushmita Sharma||2019||Effect of titanium dioxide nanoparticles on the larval stages of Polypedates maculatus|
|3||Rasmita Naik||2018||Ethnozoological knowledge of educated tribal students of Odisha, India|
|4||Nrusingha Behera||2018||Effects of pH on the tadpoles of the frog Polypedates maculatus|
|5||Binita Murmu||2017||Dentition in amphibian tadpoles – A review|
|6||Bijayalaxmi Parida||2017||Age estimation of amphibians by skeletochronology|
|7||Rama Prasad Sahu||2016||Development of digestive system teeth in the tadpoles of common Asian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) (Anura: Bufonidae)|
|8||Banita Behera||2016||Development of labial teeth in the tadpoles of common Asian toad Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) (Anura: Bufonidae)|
|9||Shakti Ranjan Behera||2016||Indigenous knowledge of zootherapeutic uses among the tribals of India – A review|
|10||Pragyashree Das||2015||Competitive strategy of three species of co-occurring tad[poles in a semi-natural ecosystem|
|11||Jasmin Rout||2015||Dietary assessment of the tadpoles of Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis|
|12||Sushree Sangita Mahapatra||2015||Niche occupancy and dietary profile of Polypedates maculatus tadpoles in temporary ponds of North Odisha|
|13||Manorama sahoo||2014||Intestinal bacterial flora of laboratory-reared D. melanostictus and Microhyla ornate tadpolesIntestinal bacterial flora of laboratory-reared D. melanostictus and Microhyla ornate tadpoles|
|14||Jayashree Tripathy||2014||Extraction and characterisation of chitin and chitosan from fresh water prawn Macrobrachium rosenbergii and M. malcomsoni|
|15||Reema Das||2013||An ecological and morphometric analysis of the Indian chameleon Chameleo zylanicus (Laurenti, 1768) (Chamelionidaea)|
|16||Gajendra Singh Mehra||2013||A taxonomic study of the common wolf snake Lycodon aulicus (Gunther, 1864) (Colubridae: Reptilia)|
|17||Rainarani Pattanayak||2012||ESBL bacteria from snake oral cavity|
|18||Jyotee Jee||2012||Eggshell calcium utilization pattern in Psammophilus blanfordanus during embryonic development|
|19||Tinamamuni PuthalZ||2011||Head shape allometry and head sexual dimorphism in an agamid lizard Sitana ponticeriana|
|20||Padmaja Rout||2011||Biochemical and microbiological evaluation of Handia: The traditional rice beverage of Mayurbhanj district|
|21||Sharmistha Mahanta||2010||Studies on gonadal kinetics of the common Indian toad Bufo melanostictus Schneider, 1799 (Anura: Bufonidae)|
- PhD Guidance
|Sl No||Name of the Scholar||Year of award of Degree||Registration No||Name of the Co-guide if any||Fellowship received if any during research||Topic of PhD Thesis||Summary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)|
|1||Laxmipriya Padhi||2016 `||Sc./LS/41/ Ph.D./ 2010||UGC-SAP||Studies on bacterial flora of oro-pharyngeal cavity of some selected snakes|
Journal Publications :
- International Publications:
1 Evaluation of cultivable aerobic bacterial flora from Russell’s viper (Daboia russelli) oral cavity Microbial Pathogenesis In press (134, 2019) 0882-4010 – Print Peer-reviewed 2.581 S.K. Panda L.P.Padhi G. Sahoo 2019-20
2 Evaluation of cultivable aerobic bacterial flora from Russell’s viper (Daboia russelli) oral cavity Microbial Pathogenesis In press (134, 2019) 0882-4010 – Print Peer-reviewed 2.581 S.K. Panda L.P.Padhi G. Sahoo 2019-20
3 Oviposition site selection by the Asian common toad D. melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) in an Indian biosphere reserve Herpetozoa 157-171, 31(3/4), 2019 1013-4425 – Print 2682–955X -online Peer-reviewed 18030 1.120 J. Rout S. Mahapatra, S. Asrafuzaman G. Sahoo 2019-20
4 Oral bacterial flora of Indian cobra (Naja naja) and their antibiotic susceptibilities Heliyon e01008, 4, 2018 24058440 Peer-reviewed – S. K. Panda L.P. Padhi G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2018-19
5 Dietary preference of Euphlyctis Dietary preference of E. cyanophlyctis tadpoles in different habitats in and around Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India Int. J. Conservation Science 259-268, 8(2), 2017 2067-533X Peer-reviewed 2792 – S. Mahapatra, J. Rout G. Sahoo J. Sethi Corresponding author 2017-18
6 Sources of calcium for the agamid lizard Psammophilus blanfordanus during embryonic development Acta Herpetologica 3-10, 11(2), 2016 1827-9635 – Print 1827-9643 – Online Peer-reviewed 507 0.729 J. Jee B.K. Mohapatra S.K. Dutta G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2016-17
7 Sexual size and shape dimorphism in an agamid lizard Sitana ponticeriana (Sauria: Agamidae) Advances in Zoology and Botany 15-20, 2(1), 2014 2331-5083 – Print 2331-5091 – Online Peer-reviewed – T. Puthal G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2014-15
8 Anti-diahhheal activities of medicinal plants of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India. Int. J. Med. Arom. Plants 123-134, 2(1), 2012 2249-4340 Peer-reviewed – S.K. Panda N. Patra G. Sahoo A.K. Bastia S.K. Dutta 2012-13
9 Chemical composition and ultrastructure of shells of unfertilized eggs of Olive Ridley turtles, L. olivacea Current Herpetology 37-43, 29(1), 2010 1345-5834 – Print 1881-1019 – Online Peer-reviewed 14229 0.524 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra S. K. Dutta First and Corresponding 2010-11
10 Structure and chemical composition of shells of abnormal eggs of olive ridley turtle, L. olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) (Testudines: Cheloniidae) Herpetozoa 137-143, 22(3/4), 2009 1013-4425 – Print 2682–955X -online Peer-reviewed 18030 1.120 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra S. K. Dutta 2009-10
11 Structural changes in olive ridley turtle eggshells during embryonic development Herpetological Journal 143-149, 19, 2009 0268-01 Peer-0reviewed 18026 1.268 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra S. K. Dutta First and Corresponding 2009-10
12 Calcium metabolism in olive ridley turtle eggs during embryonic development. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part A, 91-97, 121, 1998 1095-6433 Peer-reviewed 16324 2.142 G. Sahoo R.K. Sahoo P. Mohanty-Hejmadi 1998-99
13 Ultrastructure and characteristics of eggshells of the olive ridley turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, from Gahirmatha, India. Acta Anatomica 261-267, 156, 1996 0001-5180 – Print 1421-9654 – Online Peer-reviewed 339 1.333 G. Sahoo B.K. Mohapatra R.K. Sahoo P. Mohanty-Hejmadi 1996-97
- National Publications:
1 G. Sahoo, R.K. Sahoo & P. Mohanty-Hejmadi. Distribution of heavy metals in the eggs and hatchlings of olive ridley turtles, Lepidochelys olivacea, from Gahirmatha, Orissa. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, (25): 371-372, 1996. IF – 0.294.
2 G. Sahoo, R.K. Sahoo & P. Mohanty-Hejmadi. Calcium metabolism in olive ridley turtle eggs during embryonic development. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology, Part A, (121):91-97, 1998. IF – 2.258.
3 G. Sahoo, M.R. Prasad & R. K. Sahoo. Some biological characteristics of Bay of Bengal along the Orissa coast during 1994. Journal of the Zoological Society of India, (40-41): 59-66, 2000.
4 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra, &S.K. Dutta. StructuralÂ changes in olive ridley turtle eggshells during embryonic development. Herpetological Journal, (19): 143-149, 2009. IF – 1.338.
5 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra, & S.K. Dutta. Structure and chemical composition of shells of abnormal eggs of olive ridley turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea (Eschscholtz, 1829) (Testudines: Cheloniidae). Herpetozoa, 22(3/4)): 137-143, 2009. IF – 0.800
6 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra, &S.K. Dutta. Chemical composition and ultrastructure of shells of unfertilized eggs ofOlive Ridley turtles, Lepidochelys olivacea. Current Herpetology, 29(1): 37-43, 2010.
7 S.K. Panda, L.P. Padhi, G. Mohanty, G, Sahoo,Â & S.K. Dutta. Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial analysis of different plant parts of Vitexnegundo L. J.Â Pharmacy Research, 4(9): 3184-3189, 2011.
8 S.K. Panda,Â N. Patra, G. Sahoo, A.K. Bastia & S.K. Dutta. Anti-diahhheal activities of medicinal plants of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, Odisha, India. Int. J. Med. Arom. Plants, 2(1):Â 123-134, 2012.
9 S. Behera, S.K. Panda & G. Sahoo. Distribution of trace metals in some carangid fishes of Orissa coast. NOU J. Sci. & Tech. 1(2): 1-5, 2013.
10 T. Puthal & G. Sahoo. Sexual size and shape dimorphism in an agamib lizard Sitana ponticeriana (Sauria: Agamidae). Advances in Zoology & Botany. 2(1):15-20. DOI: 10.13189/azb.2014. 020103, 2014.
11 S.K. Panda, A.K. Bastia, & G. Sahoo. Process characteristics and nutritional evaluation of handia – A cereal based ethnic fermented food from Odisha. Indian J. of Traditional Knowlwdge, 13(1): 149-153, 2014. IF – 0.411.
12 G. Sahoo. Reptilian eggshell architecture – a review. Pranikee, J. Zool. Soc. odisha. 2014.
13 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra, R.K. Sahoo & P. Mohanty-Hejmadi. Contrasting ultra structures in the eggshells of olive ridley turtles, Lepidochelys olivacea, from Gahirmatha, Orissa.Current Science, 70(3): 246-248, 1996. IF – 0.833 IF – 0.833.
14 G. Sahoo, B.K. Mohapatra, R.K. Sahoo & P. Mohanty-Hejmadi. Ultra structure and characteristics of eggshells of the olive ridley turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, from Gahirmatha, India. Acta Anatomica, (156): 261-267, 1996. IF – 2.435.
15 Dietary assessment of five species of anuran tadpoles from northern Odisha J. Threatened Taxa 12382-12388, 10(10), 2018 0974-7907 – Online, 0974-7893– Print Peer-reviewed – S. Asrafuzaman S. Mahapatra J. Rout G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2018-19
16 Opportunistic predatory behavior in Duttaphrynus melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) tadpoles Current Science 1760-1764, 112(8), 2017 0011-3891 Peer-reviewed 14405 0.756 S. Mahapatra S.K. Dutta G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2017-18
17 Three anuran tadpoles from Odisha do not help in mosquito biocontrol Int. J. Mosquito Research, 44-47, 4(5), 2017 2348-5906 – Online, 2348-7941 – Print, Peer-reviewed – S. Asrafuzaman J. Rout S. Mahapatra G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2017-18
18 The intestinal bacterial flora of tadpoles of D. melanostictus (Schneider, 1799) Pranikee – J Zoological Soc, Orissa 77-84, 28, 2016 0970-4450 Peer-reviewed – M. Sahoo S.K. Panda S. Mahapatra G. Sahoo Corresponding author 2016-17
- Review Articles(State Level Publications):
Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):
- Presented/Published in proceedings
1 Amphibians as a model resource group of animals for the mankind Nat. Seminar on “Animal science research for mankind: perspective and prospects”, North Orissa University, Odisha, 24-25 March., 2017 National
2 Prawn wastes: An amazing source of useful materials Nat. seminar on “Biotechnology for sustainable utilization of bioresources”, North Orissa University, Odisha, 17-19 Feb., 2017 National
3 Chitin and chitosan from fresh water prawn wastes – possible applications Nat Seminar on “Science and technology for national development in India”, KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 12-13 December 2016 National
4 Status of herpetofauna in Satkosia wildlife sanctuary Nat. Seminar on “Challenges & practices of biodiversity conservation with special reference to herpeto0-fauna”, North Orissa University, Odisha, 20-21 Nov., 2015 National
5 Dietary assessment of Euphlyctys cyanophlyctis tadpoles from northern Odisha National seminar on “Current Approaches in Life Sciences” MPC Autonomous College, Odisha, 21-22 March, 2015 National
6 Snakebite incidences and antibiotics practices in Odisha Int. Conf. on “Innovative applications of chemistry in pharmacology and technology”, Berhampur University, 6-8 February, 2015 International
7 Role of animals in the conservation of phytoresources in protected areas National seminar on “phytoresources: Utilization and Conservation’ North Orissa University, 24-25 March, 2014 National
8 Sources of calcium for the developing embryos of the common agamid lizard Psammophilus blanfordanus ISCA 100th session, Calcutta University, 3-7 January, 2013 National
9 Bacterial flora from oropharyngeal cavity of potentially harmful and harmless snakes Internat. Conference on “Microbial world: Recent innovations and future trends” KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, 22-25 Nov. 2012 International
10 Bacterial flora of Indian chameleon (Chameleo zylanicus, Laurenti) Nat. Seminar on “Current trend of wildlife research in India with special reference to herpetology”, North Orissa University, 10-11 March, 2012 National
11 Antibiotics in the management of snakebite incidences in Orissa Internat. Conference on “Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Development” Punjab University, Chandigarh, 3-6 Nov. 2011 International
12 Population ecology of some anurans in the Satakosia Wildlife sanctuary, Orissa National Workshop on “Similipal Biosphere Reserve: interdisciplinary perspectives” North Orissa University, Odisha, 4-5 Sept. 2006 National
13 Nutrient characteristics of coastal waters of Orissa National Conf. on Future perspectives of Indian coast, Organised by Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrum, 11-14 Nov. 1997 National
14 Heavy metals content in sediments of estuarine and coastal region of Orissa Indian Nat. Conf. on Harbour & ocean engineering Organised by Central Water & Power Research Station, Pune, 08-10 June, 1994 National
15 Biology of the Olive ridleys of Gahirmatha, Orissa, India Fourth Annual Symposium on Sea turtle Biology and Conservation Organised by U S Dept. of Commerce, NOAA-NMFS at South Carolina, 01-05 March, 1994 International
- Edited Books :
- Text Books :
- Book Chapters :
1 L.P. Padhi, S.K. Panda, S.K. Dutta & G Sahoo Oral microflora of venomous snakes, 15-37 P.B.Gundala & P. Chinthala, Recent Trends in Microbial Diversity & Bio-prospecting, New Delhi, Westville Pub. House, 2014 978-93-63496-14-8 National
2 L.P. Padhi, G. Sahoo, S.K. Dutta & S.K. Panda Oral microflora of venomous snakes, 22-46 V. Katiyar & A. Joshi. Microbial research – An overview New Delhi, I.K. Int. Publishing House Pvt.Ltd., 2018 978-93-85909-44-3/2019 National
3 S. Mahapatra, J. Rout & G. Sahoo Ecology of anuran tadpoles, 182-194 H.K. Sahu, J. Sethy & R.K. Mishra, Biodiversity Cons, Res & Mgt., New Delhi, Himalaya publishing House, 2015 978-93-5202-849-8 National
4 L.P. Padhi, S.K. Panda & G. Sahoo Salmonella associated with snakes, 286-297 S.K. Panda & H.K. Sahu, Ethno-Pharmacology, Biodiversity & Conser., Kunal Books, New Delhi, 2017 978-932499-5-6 National
5 P. Raj, K. Vasudevan, G. Sahoo & S.K. Dutta, Larval Taxonomy of Indian Anurans, 117-130 A. Das, Diversity & Ecology of Amphibians of India, Dehradun, ENVIS, Wildlife Institute of India, 2017 978-81-929285-5-5 National
6 S.K. Panda, G. Sahoo & A.K. Bastia Tribal indigenous beverage “Handia”: its process characteristics and medicinal value, 232 – 250 L.K. Sahoo Tribal Healtha: A Regional Perspective, New Delhi, Serial Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2018 978-93-86611-11-6 National
- Research Books :
1 Acted as Coordinator, Skill-based workshops on “Science paper Writing and Editing”,Utkal University, 17 – 18 March, 2017
2 Coordinator, Skill-based workshops on “Applied Zoology”17 – 18 November, 2015
1 Acted as Convener in WB-OHEPEE funded Advances in Zoology held at PG Council, Utkal University on dated 02-03 March, 2019
2 Acted as Convener in National Seminar on Climate Change and Future of Animals at PN College, Khurda on dated 22-23 December 2018
3 Acted as Coordinator in IISC, Bangalore funded National Seminar on Recent Innovations in Cell Sciences at Utkal University on 23-24 February, 2018
4 Acted as Organising Secretary, National Conference on Conservation of Easter Ghats, 16-17 April, 2016
- Visited Uppsala University, Sweden for Research.
- Received EMINTE (Erasmus Mundus India to Europe, EMINTE) fellowship.
- Erasmus Mundus India to Europe (EMINTE) Fellowship International European Union 2015, One month Uppsala University, sweden
- Important Activities:
- Research Projects Undertaken:
1 Epidemiological study of snakebite incidence in Mayurbhanj District and assessment of their antibiotic prophylactic therapy 2010 to 2013 9.41 UGC, New Delhi F. No. 37-282/ 2009 (SR) Dated 13 Jan 2010
2 Systematics of select amphibian species using their larval morphology and ontogeny 2013 to 2016 38.438 SERB, New Delhi SR/SO/AS-26 2012 Dated 28.12.2012
- Invited Lectures:
1 Calcium metabolism in reptiles during embryonic development 5th School in Herpetology, North Orissa University Sponsored by SERB, 18.03.2012 National
2 Evolution of viviparity: Role of reptiles 5th School in Herpetology, North Orissa University Sponsored by SERB, 19.03.2012 National
3 Geosciences education for nature awareness Annual seminar, Seemanta Mohavidy alaya, Odisha, 18.02.2013 State
4 The eggshell: structure, composition, mineralization and its role in development 3rd School in Herpetology (Phase – II), Madras Crocodile Bank/Centre for Herpetology, TN, Sponsored by SERB, 10-15 Dec., 2014 National
5 Use of animals in scientific research and IAEC North Orissa University, 21-22.03.2014 National
6 Water management NSS Special camp, Seemanta Engineering College, Odisha, 7.1.2015 State
7 Eggshell structure in reptiles: A possible tool for taxonomy School in Herpetology, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, 11-15 October, 2015, Sponsored by SERB, New Delhi National
8 Role of local resources in understanding biology National Seminar, Pingla Thana Mahavidyalaya, West Bengal, 27.2.2018 National
- Administrative/Executive experience:
1 SWAYAM Coordinator, Utkal University Head of the Dept., 01.06.2017 to 07.06.2019 Secretary, Zoological Society of Orissa Chairman, Institutional Animal Ethics Committee of Utkal University
- Conference organized as Organizing Secretary:
1 Skill-based workshops on “Applied Zoology” State level Utkal University 17 – 18 November, 2015 Coordinator
2 Skill-based workshops on “Science paper Writing and Editing” State level Utkal University 17 – 18 March, 2017 Coordinator
3 Conservation of Easter Ghats National Council for Green Revolution, Hyderabad 16-17 April, 2016 Organising Secretary
4 Recent Innovations in Cell Sciences National Indian Academy of Sciences 23-24 February, 2018 Coordinator
5 Climate Change and Future of Animals National ZSO & P N (A) College, Khurda 22-23 December 2018 Convenor
6 Advances in Zoology National WB-OHEPEE 02-03 March, 2019 Convenor