THAMBAN ANEESH PANAKKOOL

Last Updated :2024/06/24

Affiliations, Positions
., Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
aneeshhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
Fields: Marine Parasitology, Taxonomy, Isopods, Copepods The Systematics, moult and reproductive physiology, ecology of parasitic crustaceans (especially Isopods and Copepods) infesting the marine fauna including fishes, crustaceans and other invertebrates. Protandric hermaphroditism and lifecycle of parasitic cymothoids.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2008/06, 2008/07, Higher Secondary School Mathamangalam, HAS Natural Science Teacher
  • 2009/11, 2014/10, Sree Narayana College, Post Graduate Department of Zoology and Reseach Centre, Research Schollar and Project Fellow
  • 2012/11, 2016/02, Indira Gandhi National Open University, Assistant Coordinator
  • 2014/10, 2016/02, Sree Narayana College, Post Graduate Department of Zoology and Reseach Centre, Researcher(Post Doctoral level)
  • 2016/03, 2016/06, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Senior Research Fellow(Post Doctoral Level)
  • 2016/07, 2017/10, Zoological Survey of India, Ministry of Environment & Forests Govt of India M Block, Post Doctoral Fellow
  • 2017/11, 2020/10, University of Kelara, Department of Aquatic Biology, UGC-DS Kothari Post Doctoral Fellow
  • 2020/11, 2022/03, University of Kelara, Department of Aquatic Biology, Post Doctoral Fellow
  • 2022/04/01, 2023/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life Setouchi Field Science Center, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Sree Narayana College,Kannur University, Department of Zoology and Research Centre, India, 2009/11, 2014/10
  • Kannur Universty, Department of Teacher Education Centre , India, 2007/07, 2008/04
  • Annamali University, Faculty of Sciences, India, 2005/07, 2007/05
  • Kannur University, Payyanur College, India, 2002/06, 2005/04

Academic Degrees

  • Annamali University
  • Kannur University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Applied Biological Science : Department of Applied Biological Science : Integrative Hydrospheric Science Program
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life : Division of Integrated Sciences for Life : Program of Bioresource Science

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Field Science
  2. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Hydrospheric Biodiversity
  3. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practical Work in Hydrospheric Field ScienceII
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Exercises in Integrative Hydrospheric ScienceI
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis I
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis II
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis III
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice on economic marine invertebrates and seaweeds in the Seto Inland Sea
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practice and Field Work in Fisheries Science
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Fisheries Oceanography I
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Fisheries Oceanography II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Site-specific Parasitism of Crustaceans on the Black Pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Carangidae) from Indian Waters., Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences, online(-), 1-10, 20240213
  2. ★, Two new genera and species of the parasitic copepod family Chondracanthidae Milne Edwards, 1840 (Copepoda: Cyclopoida) from deep sea fishes off Suruga Bay, Japan, Acta Parasitologica, 69, 874-888, 20240311
  3. ★, Elthusa phoenix sp. nov. (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), a branchial fish parasitic isopod, from the Sohachi flounder, Cleisthenes pinetorum Jordan and Starks off Sado Island, Japan., Marine Biology Research (Taylor & Francis), 20(3–4), 102-113, 20240415
  4. ★, Finding Nemo! Description of a new species of branchial fish parasitic cymothoid, Elthusa Schioedte and Meinert, 1884 (Crustacea: Isopoda), infesting Callionymus filamentosus Valenciennes, 1837 from the northern Indian Ocean., Acta Parasitologica, 1-15, 20231216
  5. ★, Proposal of a new family for Hirodai ohtsukai gen. et sp. nov. (Crustacea: Copepoda) infesting Uranoscopus guttatus Cuvier, 1829 (Perciformes: Uranoscopidae) from the southwest coast of India., Journal of Natural History, 57(33-36), 1495-1515, 20231107
  6. ★, A new species of Cardiodectes Wilson C.B., 1917 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Pennellidae) from Spinyjaw greeneye, Chlorophthalmus corniger Alcock, 1894 off the Indian Ocean., Zootaxa, 5369(2), 277-291, 20231109
  7. ★, Morphological Description and Molecular Characterisation of Glyptothoa gen. nov., a Fish Parasitic Deep-sea Cymothoid (Crustacea: Isopoda) from the Indian Ocean, with four species, including one new species., Zoological Stududies(BRCAS), 62(51), 1-31, 20231008
  8. ★, Description of Elthusa aquabio sp. nov. (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), a branchial fish parasitic isopod from Indian waters., Journal of Natural History, 57(21-24), 1193-1205, 20230817
  9. Redescription and molecular characterization of Mothocya parvostis Bruce, 1986 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitic on Japanese halfbeak, Hyporhamphus sajori (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) (Hemiramphidae) with Mothocya sajori Bruce, 1986 placed into synonymy, ZOOTAXA, 5277(2), 259-286, 20230502
  10. ★, Redescription and molecular characterization of Mothocya parvostis Bruce, 1986 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitic on Japanese halfbeak, Hyporhamphus sajori (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846) (Hemiramphidae) with Mothocya sajori Bruce, 1986 placed into synonymy., Zootaxa, 5277(2), 259-286, 20030515
  11. The Linz Zoocode project. Third report of activities (2020). Nomenclatural availability. 2. Work availability., Bionomina, 28, 18-49, 2022
  12. The Linz Zoocode project. Second report of activities (2020). Nomenclatural availability. 1. What is nomenclatural availability?., Bionomina, 28, 1-17, 20220915
  13. A New Species of Parasitic Copepod, Nemesis santhadevii (Siphonostomatoida: Eudactylinidae) from the Gills of the Coral Catshark Atelomycterus marmoratus, from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, DIVERSITY-BASEL, 14(9), 202209
  14. Redescription and further report of two buccal attaching fish parasitic cymothoids, Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Cymothoa bychowskyi Avdeev, 1979 (Crustacea: Isopoda) with a new record from the southern India Ocean, JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY, 56(17-20), 1063-1089, 20220519
  15. Simultaneous double parasitism by the parasitic cymothoids (Crustacea: Isopoda) of two genera on a single host fish Tenualosa toli from India, NAUPLIUS, 30, 20220725
  16. Redescription and further report of two buccal attaching fish parasitic cymothoids, Ceratothoa carinata (Bianconi, 1869) and Cymothoa bychowskyi Avdeev, 1979 (Crustacea: Isopoda) with a new record from the southern India Ocean, JOURNAL OF NATURAL HISTORY, 56(17-20), 1063-1089, 20220519
  17. ★, Review on the global distribution and hosts of the external fish parasitic isopod genus Renocila Miers, 1880, (Crustacea: Cymothoidae), with the description of a new species from Andaman Islands, India, and notes on new host record of Renocila bijui Aneesh & Bruce 2020., Journal of Natural Histiory(Taylor & Francis), 55(43‒44), 2761-2785, 2022
  18. The Linz Zoocode project. Sixth report of activities (2022). Nomenclatural availability. 5. Optical disc publication., Bionomina, 31, 24-45., 20221220
  19. ★, A new species of branchial fish parasitic isopod, Norileca Bruce, 1990 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae), from the Andaman Islands, India, Marine Biology Research, 17(7-8), 669-679, 2021
  20. ★, Seasonal fluctuation of the prevalence of cymothoids representing the genus Nerocila (Crustacea, Isopoda), parasitizing commercially exploited marine fishes from the Malabar Coast, India, Acta parasitologica, (Springer), 58(1), 80-90, 2013
  21. ★, Simultaneous multiple parasitic crustacean infestation on banded needlefish, Strongylura leiura (Belonidae) from the Malabar Coast, India, International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 3(7), 367-375, 2013
  22. ★, Occurrence of Caligus sp. a parasitic copepod (Crustacea ) infesting the commercially exploited fishes along the Malabar cost., 7(3), 28-30, 2013
  23. ★, Multiple parasitic crustacean infestation on belonid fish Strongylura strongylura, ZooKeys (Pen Soft), 457, 339-353, 2014
  24. ★, Branchial Cymothoids Infesting the Marine Food Fishes of Malabar Coast, Journal of Parasitic Diseases (Springer), 40(4), 1270-1277, 2015
  25. Effect by Gamma Irradiation and Low Temperature Storage on Bacteriological Profile of Edible Estuarine Crab Scylla serrata, Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, 39, 2473-2484, 2015
  26. ★, Cymothoa frontalis, a cymothoid isopod parasitizing the belonid fish, Strongylura strongylura from the Malabar coast (Kerala, India) :redescription, prevalence and life cycle., Zoological Studies, (BRCAS), 54(42), 1-28, 2015
  27. ★, A case of persisting massive infection of Scomberomorus commerson, a commercially exploited scombrid fish, with Cybicola armatus (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida: Pseudocycnidae), Acta parasitologica, (Springer), 61(4), 836-848, 2016
  28. ★, Mothocya renardi (Bleeker, 1857) (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitising Strongylura leiura (Bleeker) (Belonidae) off the Malabar coast of India: Redescription, occurrence and life-cycle., Systematic Parasitology, (Springer), 93(6), 583-599, 2016
  29. ★, First record of Glossobius auritus Bovallius 1885 and Glossobius hemiramphi Williams and Williams 1985 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitizing the marine fishes from Indian Coast., Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences (Springer), 34, 173-189, 2017
  30. ★, Redescription of Nerocila exocoeti Pillai, 1954 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitic on beloniform (Exocoetidae and Hemiramphidae) hosts with Nerocila madrasensis Ramakrishna & Ramaniah, 1978 placed into synonymy., Zootaxa, 4356(3), 385-394, 2017
  31. ★, Caligus cybii (Caligidae, Copepoda) parasitising the commercially exploited seer fish, 2 Scomberomorus commerson, from the Malabar Coast (India) - occurrence and adaptations., Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences., 18(3), 445-455, 2018
  32. ★, Agarna malayi Tiwari 1952 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitising the marine fish, Tenualosa toli (Clupeidae) from India: re-description/description, life cycle and pattern of parasitic occurrence, Zoological Studies, (BRCAS), 57(28), 1-22, 2018
  33. ★, Redescription of Lernaeenicus stromatei Gnanamuthu, 1953 (Copepoda: Siphonostomatida: Pennellidae) infesting the Black Pomfret Parastromateus niger (Bloch) from Indian waters., Zootaxa (Magnolia Press),, 4482(2), 375-382, 2018
  34. ★, A taxonomic review of the genus Joryma Bowman and Tareen, 1983 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitizing the marine fishes from Indian waters, with a description of three new species., Marine Biodiversity (Springer), 49, 1449-1478, 2019
  35. ★, Occurrence and redescription of Anilocra leptosoma Bleeker, 1857 (Crustacea: isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitizing the clupeid fish Tenualosa toli (Valenciennes) from the Arabian Sea, India., Marine Biodiversity (Springer), 49, 443-450, 2019
  36. ★, Redescription of Nerocila recurvispina Schiödte and Meinert 1881: (Crustacea: isopoda) from the Hooghly River, Kolkata, India., Marine Biodiversity (Springer), 41, 301-313, 2019
  37. ★, Redescription and neotype designation for the poorly known fish parasitic cymothoid Joryma brachysoma (Pillai, 1964) (Crustacea: Isopoda) from India, Folia Parasitologica,(Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre CAS), 66(14), 1-6, 2019
  38. ★, Protandrous Hermaphroditic Reproductive System in the Adult Phases of Mothocya renardi (Bleeker, 1857) (Cymothoidae: Isopoda: Crustacea) – Light and Electron Microscopy Study, Zoological Studies, (BRCAS), 56(61), 1-15, 2020
  39. ★, Occurrence of Life Cycle Dependent Monophasic and Biphasic Molting in a Parasitic Isopod, Mothocya renardi., Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences (Springer), 36, 115-124, 2020
  40. ★, New species of Acanthochondria Oakley, 1930 and Chondracanthus Delaroche, 1811 (Copepoda: Poecilostomatoida: Chondracanthidae) parasitizing marine fishes in Indian coast, with a review on the family Chondracanthidae Milne Edwards, 1840 from India., Nauplies (Brazilian Crustacean Society (SBC)), 28, 1-21, 2020
  41. ★, A new species of parasitic cymothoid of the genus Renocila Miers, 1880 (Crustacea: Isopoda) parasitizing the body surface of coral reef fish Acanthurus triostegus (Linnaeus) from Andaman Island, India., Marine Biology Research (Taylor & Francis), 16(5), 396-410, 2020
  42. ★, A taxonomic review of the branchial fish parasitic genus Elthusa Schioedte & Meinert, 1884 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) from Indian waters with the description of three new species., Marine Biodiversity (Springer), 50(65), 1-38, 2020
  43. ★, A new genus and species of fish parasitic cymothoid isopod (Crustacea) from Indian waters, with a key to the branchial-attaching cymothoid genera., Marine Biology Research (Taylor & Francis), 16(8-9), 565-584., 2020
  44. ★, Optical discs in zoological nomenclature: problems and proposed solution., Bionomina, 24, 1-8, 2021
  45. ★, Polychaete worm- a passive carrier for Enterocytozoon hepatopenaei in shrimp., Aquaculture(Elsevier), 545(737187), 1-13, 2021
  46. Suceptability of orange chromide, Etroplus maculatus (Bloch, 1795) to experimental infectio of Betanodavirus., Aquaculture International (Springer), 29, 697-710, 2021
  47. ★, Complementary description and range extension of an unusual caligid copepod Anchicaligus nautili (Willey, 1896) (Copepoda: Siphonostomatoida) parasitizing the endangered deep-sea cephalopod Nautilus pompilius Linnaeus, 1758 from the Indian Ocean., Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences (Springer), 37, 757-766, 2021
  48. ★, Morphological description and molecular characterisation of a new species of Anilocra Leach, 1818 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) from India., International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife (Elsevier), 14, 321-328, 2021
  49. ★, A new species of parasitic copepod of the genus Lernaeenicus Le Sueur, 1824 (Siphonostomatoida: Pennellidae) from the Torpedo scad Megalaspis cordyla (Linnaeus) off Kerala coast, India., Marine Biology Research (Taylor & Francis), 17, 1-11, 2021
  50. A taxonomic review of the buccal-attaching fish parasite genus Lobothorax Bleeker, 1857 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) with description of a new species from southwestern India., Zoological studies, 60(13), 1-13, 2021
  51. The Linz Zoocode project. Fifth report of activities (2022). Nomenclatural availability. 4. Electronic publication., Bionomina, 28, 71-119, 2022
  52. The Linz Zoocode project. Fourth report of activities (2021). Nomenclatural availability. 3. Paper publication., Bionomina, 28, 50-70, 2022

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Parasitic isopod parasitizing edible marine fishes from Malabar coast, India, 20th Swedeshi Science Congress,, Without Invitation, Japanese, Swedeshi Science, CMFRI, Kochi
  2. Parasitic isopod belonging to the genus Nerocila parasitizing edible marine fishes from the Malabar coast, India, 23rd Kerala Science Congress, Thiruvananthapuram., Without Invitation, Japanese, KSCSTE,India, Thiruvananthapuram.
  3. Diversity of Parasitic copepods infesting the Fishes of Malabar, National seminar on Faunal Diversity of Kerala, Without Invitation, Japanese, PRNSS College, Kannnur University, India, Matanoor, India
  4. Studies on the occurrence of Norileca indica (Milne Edwards), a parasitic cymothoid, parasitizing the Indian mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Scomberidae) from the Malabar Coast of Kerala, National conference on emerging trends in Biological research, University of Madras, Chennai, Without Invitation, Japanese, University of Madras, Chennai, University of Madras, Chennai
  5. Mothocya renardi (Bleeker,1857), a parasitic cymothoid Parasitizing the Banded needlefish, Strongylura leiura (Belonidae) from the Malabar Coast, India, 9th Indian Fisheries Forum hold at Chennai, Without Invitation, Japanese, Indian Fisheries Forum, Chennai
  6. . Infestation of Parasitic copepods on Black Pomfret, Parastromateus niger (Carangidae) from the Malabar Coast, India, In National Conference on Aquatic Animal Health and Management, Without Invitation, Japanese, Annamalai university, Tamil Nadu India
  7. Host-parasite interaction of Cymothoa frontalis (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae), parasitizing the belonid fish, Strongylura strongylura from the Malabar coast (Kerala, India), National Conference on Recent Advances in Animal Sciences,, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, Dept. of Zoology, Mangalore University, Mangalore University
  8. A taxonomic review of the branchial cymothoid genus Joryma Bowman & Tareen 1983 (Crustacea: Isopoda: Cymothoidae) parasitizing the marine fishes from Indian Waters, In Annual National Conference on Sustainable Ecosystem, Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fisherfolk, 2020, Without Invitation, Japanese, Dept. of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram
  9. First host record, Strongylura strongylura (Belonidae) for a parasitic cymothoid, Cymothoa frontalis Milne Edward,1840 from the Malabar Coast of India, International Symposium on Environmental Risk Assessment 2011., 2011, Without Invitation, Japanese, Bharathiar University., Bharathiar University.
  10. Infestation by Lernaeopodid (Copepoda, Siphonostomatoida) parasites on edible marine fishes along the Malabar Coast, International Conference on Ecosystem Conservation, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (ECOCASD 2013), 2013, Without Invitation, Japanese, Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India and Directorate of Environment & Climate Change, Govt. of Kerala., University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India
  11. Prevalence and host specific occurrence of Mothocya renardi (Crustacea, Isopoda, Cymothoidae) parasitizing the belonid fish Strongylura leiura from the Malabar coast (Kerala, India), Joint Mid-Year Meeting of The Crustacean Society and International Association of Astacology,, 2015, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Crustacean Society being held at Australian Museum, Sydney, Sydney
  12. Taxonomy and Diversity of Deep-Sea Fish Parasitic Crustaceans off Indian Coast: Status and Knowledge Gaps, CONSERVATION OF LIFE BELOW WATER: Perspectives on Systematics, Sustainable Livelihoods and Citizen Science (COLIBA-2021),, 2021, Without Invitation, Japanese, Organized by Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries,, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India,
  13. Tropical fish parasitic crustaceans: parasitic adaptations and emerging paradigms in research, Virtual International Conference on Marine Science and Aquaculture (vICOMSA) 2022, 08-10 March 2022, Borneo Marine Research Institute, University of Malaysia Sabah, 2022, Without Invitation, Japanese, Borneo Marine Research Institute, University of Malaysia Sabah, Borneo Marine Research Institute, University of Malaysia Sabah
  14. Parasitic Crustaceans Infesting the Marine Fishes From Indian Waters: Taxonomy, Physiology of Growth and Reproduction, Host-Parasite interaction, Parasitic Crustaceans Infesting the Marine Fishes From Indian Waters: Taxonomy, Physiology of Growth and Reproduction, Host-Parasite interaction, Publication Day meeting of Water Research Group (WRG), North West University: Potchefastroom, 2520, South Africa, 2019, With Invitation, Japanese, Water Research Group (WRG), North West University, Water Research Group (WRG), North West University: Potchefastroom, 2520, South Africa
  15. Tropical fish parasitic crustaceans: an over view in perspective of diversity and parasitic adaptation, Tropical fish parasitic crustaceans: an over view in perspective of diversity and parasitic adaptation, National Seminar on Marine Benthos and Fish Parasitology, 2022, With Invitation, Japanese, Pathanapuram, India
  16. SDGs in tropical waters: an overview in the perspective of deep-sea fish parasitic crustaceans - status and knowledge gaps, SDGs in tropical waters: an overview in the perspective of deep-sea fish parasitic crustaceans - status and knowledge gaps, International Symposium on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on September 15, 2022 at School of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Japan., 2022, With Invitation, Japanese, School of Applied Biological Science, Hiroshima University, Japan., Japan.

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Travancore Nature History Society (TNHS), 2023, 2025, Travancore Nature History Society (TNHS), India
  2. World Association of Copepodologist, 2020, 2025, World Association of Copepodologist
  3. Linz Zoo code Committee, 2019/05, 2025, Linz Zoo code Committee
  4. Japanese society of systematic zoology, Japan, 2020/08, 2025/03, Japanese society of systematic zoology, Japan

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 15th International Conference On Copepod, 15th International Conference On Copepod, 2024/05, 2024/06