Dr. (Mrs.) NY Hirimuthugoda

BSc (Agriculture) , M Phil (Peradeniya), PhD (China)

Senior Lecturer in Animal Science
Dept of Animal Science
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka

Phone

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+94 41 229 2200 / Ext 251

Fax

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+94 41 22 92 384

E-mail

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nyhirimuthugoda@yahoo.com

   

FULL NAME

Nalini Yasoda Hirimuthugoda

 

PERSONAL

Born February 13, 1969

Married

 

NATIONALITY

Sri Lankan

 

LANGUAGE ABILITY

English, Sinhala mother tongue excellent

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Ph D (Marine biology) China. 2007. Specialized area - Marine Micro biology

  • M phil (Agriculture) University of Peradeniya. Sri Lanka. 2001. Specialized Area- Aquaculture

  • B.Sc (Agriculture) University of Ruhuna. Sri Lanka.1996. Specialized Area- Animal Science

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, I.D.Silva, A, Dangolla, A. Gunawardana. Management and socio-economic aspects of the goat industry in the North-Western province of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 53rd Annual Sessions. 1997 (Abstracts of Proceedings). 8 Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, A, Dangolla, I.D.Silva, A.Chandrasoma. Goat farming practices currently adapted in the Dry Zone of the North Western province of Sri Lanka. 49th Annual Scientific Sessions of Sri Lanka Veterinary Association. 1997 (Abstracts of Proceedings). 20 Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, U Edirisinghe, and A, Gunawardana. Development of suitable larval and prepared feeds for higher growth and survival of Cyprinus Carpio L. Journal of Tropical Agricultural Research. Volume 11, 1999. Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture. Peradeniya. Sri Lanka. 32 Pp.

 

N. Y. Hirimuthugoda, A. Gunawardana, and S. N. Gamage. Effects of habitat complexity on freshwater fish diversity of streams in Hiniduma area. 7th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. NARA. 2001. (Abstracts of Proceedings). 26 Pp.

 

S.H.R.Priyadarshani, C.S.Jayamanne and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. 2002. Bio diversity of mangrove crabs in Kadolkele in Negombo lagoon. Proccedings of the 4th Annual research session of Agriculture graduates of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna..13 Pp.

 

S.H.R.Priyadarshani, C.S.Jayamanne and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. 2002. Diversity of mangrove crabs in Kadolkele, Negambo lagoon. 8th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. NARA.. (Abstracts of Proceedings). 16 Pp.

 

A.W.S.Pathmi, S.C.Jayamanne, P.P.G.S.N.Siriwardana and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. 2003.Impact of crab fattening on the lagoon environment and the livehood of fisheries in Negombo lagoon. International conference on Conservation of wetlands. Abstracts of papers.. University of Moratuwa. Sri Lanka. 8 pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, A.U.N.T. Silva and J.C. Krishnarathne. Effect of beneficial micro-organisms to achieve a better quality of ornamental fish industry. 9th Annual Sessions of the Sri Lanka Association for Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. NARA. 2003. (Abstracts of Proceedings). 7 Pp.

 

S.N.Gamage, W.K.D.D.Liyanage, A.Gunawardana, P.W.A.Perera, and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. Comparison of fish diversity and the habitat structure of streams in rubber and oil-palm plantations in Nakiyadeniya. 2002. Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science. 58th Annual Sessions. (Abstracts of Proceedings). 148 Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, Zhenming. C, and Zhukai L.. Probiotics and sea cucumber farming. SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin. Volume 24 – July 2006, 45-48.pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, Zhengming C, Li X, Wang L, and Wu, L.. Diversity of phytase-producing marine yeasts. Diversidad de levaduras marinas productoras de fitasas. Ciencias Marinas 2006, 32(4): 673–682. Pp.

 

Zhukai L, Zhenming. C, Jing Li, MeijuLi, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and Longfei Wu. The surface display of haemolysin from Vibrio harvei on yeast cells and their potential applications as live vaccine in marine fish. Vaccine. 24 2006 6046- 6052. Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and Zhenming C. A novel phytase from marine yeast Hanseniaspora uvarum WZ1. 2009.Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Animal Production (SLAAP) vol- 5,89-102 Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, Zhengming C, and Longfei W. Probiotic yeasts with phytase activity, identified from the gastro intestinal tract of sea cucumber. SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin. Volume 26 – June 2007, 30-35.pp.

 

Xiao L, Zhenming C, Jing L, Xianghong W and Hirimuthugoda N.Y. 2008. Purification and Characterization of Extracellular Phytase from a Marine Yeast kodamaea ohmeri BG3, Marine Biotechnology ,Volume 10, 190–1970pp.

 

S.H.R.Priyadarshani, C.S.Jayamanne and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda (2008):.Diversity of mangrove crabs in Kadolkele, Negambo Lagoon, Sri Lanka. J. Aqua. Sci. 13 109-121.pp.

 

R.M.S Priyantha, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, M.M.K. Premakumara and P.K.Lal. Species diversity of sea anemones and their economic value. Proceedings of the National Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 2008, 19pp.

 

S.H.R.Priyadarshani, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, C.S.Jayamanne, Lal P.K. and M..K.Premakumara. Environmental interaction and biodiversity of mangrove crabs in the Kadolkele, mangrove. Proceedings of the National Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 2008, 91pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda , P.S.Wickramathilaka and M. Wijerathnna. Socio- economic status of fishermen and present fishing industry in Minneriya reservoir- . A case study 2009.Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Animal Production (SLAAP). vol- 5. 103-109.pp.

 

Jungfeng Li, N.YHirimuthugoda, Hongfeng Li, and Shumin Yao. Cloning and sequencing of the fur gene from marine probiotic Alteromonas aurantia A18 and its possible role in siderophore production. 2008. Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension. Vol-11.13-18pp.

 

A.G.L.A.S Kumara, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and U Edirisingha. Socio Economic status of Women involved in Coir retting in Dikwella Division, Matara District. 2009. Abstract of Third Annual Research Forum SAEA. Sri Lanka. 26 Pp.

 

N.Y. Hirimuthugoda and R.M.S.Priyantha Effect of Dietary microbial phytase on common carp cultivation. Abstracts of Proceeding of the 16th scientific sessions of SLAFAR, 2010. 32 Pp.

 

Milk protein polymorphisms of Buffoloes in southern Area of Sri Lanka.. Ranasingha H.R.M.K.K.K., Hirimuthugoda .N.Y., Rajapaksha, R.P.V.J, and Gunawardana, A. 2010. Seventh Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna. 28-26 Pp.

 

A.G.L.A.S Kumara, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and U Edirisingha. Socio Economic status of Women involved in Coir retting in Rathgama Division, Galle District. 2010. Seventh Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna. 35-39 Pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, R,M.S.Priyantha and MW.A.J.S. Madura. Effect of dietary microbial phytase supplementation on growth performance of Labeo rohita and water pollution. 2010. International Symposium. Faculty of Africulture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 26 Pp.

 

B.M.S.Prasadika, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, and P.K.M. Wijegunawardane. Assessing the impact of crab culture on shrimp industry by possible horizontal transmission of white spot syndrome virus (WSSV).2010. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 61 Pp.

 

Hirimuthugoda, N.Y. and De Silva, A.U.N.2010. Enhancing the growth performances of koi carp (Cyprinuricultures carpio) rearing by using effective micro-organisms. Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Animal Production (SLAAP). vol- 6. 21-28 Pp.

 

S.H.R.Malkanthi, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda,and C.S.Jayamanne. 2010. Environmental impact of crab fattening in Negombo lagoon. 2011. Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Animal Production . (SLAAP). vol- 6. 56-60 Pp.

 

A.G.L.A.Sumith Kumara, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and U edirisinghe. 2010. Impact of coir retting on livelihood in the coastal areas of Galle district. Journal of the Sri Lanka Association of Animal Production . (SLAAP). vol- 6. 56-60 Pp.

 

A.G.L.S.S. Kumara, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and U Edirisinghe. 2011. Assesment of Socio-economic and Health Status of Fisherwomen Involved in Coir retting in Dickwella Secretariat Division, Matara District. Tropical Agricultural Research. Vol. 23. (1); 84-90 pp.

 

Sandika A. L and Hirimuthugoda N.Y. Socio-economic situation and livelihood related issues of crab collectors in the Koggala lagoon in Galle District . 2011. Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension., (14):2 .19-24pp.

 

S.P.Samaradivakara, N.M.Gunawardana, N.Fernandopulle, B. Alexxander and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. Preliminary study on screening for Tilapia hybrids present in the Sri Lankan reservoirs by PCR-SSCP method. 2011. Fifth Asian Biotechnology Conference. Kandy, Sri Lanka. 38 Pp.

 

G. H. D.V. Sewwandi, W.Rajapaksha and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. Determination of breeding performance of three Guppy varieties. 2011Abstracts of Proceeding of the 17th scientific sessions of SAAFAR.. 36 Pp.

 

Fisheries biotechnology of Sri Lanka; past, present and future. Country paper. Hirimuthugoda .N. Y, Jayawardana, C. Walpita C.N, Atauda A.R.S.B, Perera P.A.C.T and Edirisinghe U. Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction held in Kandy, Sri Lanka.August 2011.99-104pp.

 

S. P. Samaradivakara, N.Y. Hirimuthugoda ,R. J. Illeperuma, N.D. Fernandopulle, A.D. De Silva , P.A.B. D. Alexander. Genetic diversity of Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its variants present in selected reservoirs in Sri Lanka. 2011. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.83 Pp.

 

N. Wickramasekara, K. R. Gamage and N. Y. Hirimuthugoda.Use of sweet potato leaves, Ipomoea batatas L. (Lam.), as a protein feedstuff in practical diets for guppy, Poecilia reticulate .2011. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 90 Pp.

 

K.Radampola and Hirimuthugoda. N.Y. 2011. Effect of climate change on Aquaculture with special reference to feed industry. Proceedings : International Conference on the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture. 208-217.

 

S.P. Samaradivakara, N.Y. Hirimuthugoda R.H.A.N.M. Gunawardana, R.J. Illeperuma , N.D. Fernandopulle, A.D. De Silva and P.A.B.D. Alexander. Morphological Variation of Four Tilapia Populations in Selected Reservoirs in Sri Lanka Tropical Agricultural Research Volume 23, Number 2, 2012.

 

K.W.R.R.Amaraweera and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. A feasibility study on sex reversal of Nile Tilapia (Oreocromis niloticus) Fry using different doses of 17-Methyl Testosteron at different protein levels. 2012. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 270-273pp.

 

N. A. Pethiyagoda, H.G. Wasantha and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. Factors affecting the consumer preference and consumer buying behavior of fish for the household consumption: A case of Matara and Hambantota districts. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 2012. Sri Lanka. 354-356pp.

 

Sumith Kumara. A.L.G.A., Hirimuthugoda.N.Y., and Edirisinghe U. 2012. Coir retting related socio- economic and health hazards in fisher women of Boosa area in Sri Lanka. Books Of Abstracts. Sri Lanka India conference on Agro- Bio technology for sustainable Development. March, 2012, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, H.G.T.N.Gunawardana, G.S.Gamage, N. A. Pethiyagoda, and Kumudu R. Gamage. Present status of shark Liver Industry in Sri Lanka. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 2013. Sri Lanka. 179-182 pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, U. Liyange and A.S.Jayathilaka. Present status of lobster fishery industry in Sri Lanka. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, 2013. Sri Lanka. 410-413pp.

 

Wikramaarachchi, D.P., Hirimuthugoda. N.Y, Radampola K. 2013. The effect of substrate and water levels on growth performances of Crytocoryne species (C wendtti green) – A n endemic and threatened aquatic plant. Abstracts of third Academic Sessions. University of Ruhuna. 76 pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, G.S Gamage, R.A.U.J.Marapana and S. Gunarathna. Meat and Nutritional quality of Clam (Gelonia vexans) and Oyster (Crassostrea madrasensis) in Sri Lankan Lagoons. Indian Journal of Geo- Marine Sciences – Accepted

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, G.S.Gamage and P.W.A.Perera. Morphometric variations of Oyster (Crassostrea madrasensis) in Sri Lankan Coast. Indian Journal of Geo- Marine Sciences – Accepted

 

S. P. Samaradivakara, N.Y. Hirimuthugoda, R. H. A. N. M. Gunawardana, R. J. Illeperuma, N.D. Fernandopulle, A.D. De Silva and P.A.B. D. Alexander. Haplotype and meristic variations of Oreochromis niloticus and its hybrids present in selected reservoirs in Sri Lanka . Tropical Agricultural Research & Extension 16(4): 2014. 113-121pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, U.Liyanage, and KWRR. Amaraweera. Polyculture of Giant Freshwater Prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) and Nlie Tilapia (Oreocromis niloticus) in Earthen Ponds at Different Stocking Densities. International symposium on Agriculture and Environment. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna 2014. 313-318pp.

 

Aquaculture, Molecular biology