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Dr. D. C. T. Dissanayake
B.Sc.(Colombo), M.Sc. (Kalaniya), Ph.D.(Iceland)

Biosketch:

  • Sc. (Special) degree in Zoology, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2000)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka (2002)
  • Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (2004)
  • PhD in Ecological modeling, University of Iceland, Iceland (2011)

Research Interests:

  • Fish and shellfish biology and Ecology
  • Marine capture fisheries and aquaculture based fisheries
  • Fisheries Management
  • Conservation of aquatic biodiversity

Selected Publications:

  1. C.T. Dissanayake and G. Stefansson (2012). Present status of the commercial sea cucumber fishery in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92(4): 831-841.
  1. C.T. Dissanayake and G. Stefansson (2012). Habitat preference of sea cucumbers: Holothuria atra and Holothuria edulis in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 92(3): 581-590.
  1. C.T. Dissanayake, Sujeewa Athukorala (2011). Abundance, distribution and some biological aspects of Holothuria edulis off the northwest coast of Sri Lanka. SPC Beche de mer Information Bulletin, 31: 39-44.
  1. C.T. Dissanayake and G. Stefansson (2010). Reproductive biology of the commercial sea cucumber Holothuria atra (Holothuroidea: Aspidochirotida) in the northwestern coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Invertebrate Reproduction and Development, 54(2): 65-76.
  1. C.T. Dissanayake and G. Stefansson (2010). Abundance and distribution of commercial sea cucumbers in the coastal waters of Sri Lanka. Aquatic Living Resources 23(3): 303-313.
  1. C.T. Dissanayake and M.J.S. Wijeyaratne (2007). Studies on the sea cucumber fishery in the north western coastal region of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Journal of Aquatic Science, 12: 19-37.
  1. Ajith Kumara, P.A.D., J.S. Jayanatha, J. Pushpakumara and C.T. Dissanayake (2013). Artificial breeding and larval rearing of three tropical sea cucumber species: Holothuria scabra, Pseudocolochirus violaceus and Colochirus quadrangularis in Sri Lanka. SPC beche-de-mer Information Bulletin, 33: 30-36.
 

Contact Information

  • Personal Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Location: Department of the Zoology
  • E-mail address: chamari(at)sjp.ac.lk /chamid4(at)gmail.com