Prof. (Mrs.) NY Hirimuthugoda

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

Professor 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

yasho@ansci.ruh.ac.lk

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FULL NAME

Nalini Yasoda Hirimuthugoda

 

ADDRESS OFFICE

Dept. of Animal Science Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka.

E-mail: nyhirimuthugoda@yahoo.com, yasho@ansci.ruh.ac.lk

 

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.

PRESENT POSITION

  • Head of The Department and Senior Lecturer (Grade I) in Dept. of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Mapalana, Kamburupitiya, Sri Lanka.

PERSONAL

Date of Birth - 13-02-1969

Civil Status - Married

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Successfully completed the “Active Citizens facilitators development workshop” in Sri Lanka- March 2016.

  • Successfully completed the SAARC Regional Training on “Molecular Techniques in Diagnosis of Diseases of farm Animals and Poultry” during 22nd April- 1ST May 2013 at High Security Animal Disease Laboratory (HSADL) ivri, Bhopal, India .

  • Successfully completed the Certificate course in Molecular Biological Techniques at IBMBB, University of Colombo. 2010.

  • Successfully completed the one month course on Laboratory management and practice in molecular biology at GENETECH Sri Lanka. 2009

  • Participated an International Training course on Marine Biotechnology and Marine organisms-derived Products at Institute of Oceanography, Chinese Academy of Sciences. China. 10 to 23 October, 2006.

  • Successfully completed International training Workshop titled Sino-German summer school for Global warning and Oceanography at Ocean University of China. China 2005.

  • Participated an International Training course on Molecular Microbiology at UNESCO Chinese Center of Marine Biotechnology, Ocean University of China. China. February 23 to March 2, 2004.

  • Participated a workshop on Survey design, experimental techniques and analysis – 2000. University of Peradeniya

  • Successfully completed the Certificate course in teaching in Higher Education. 2000. University of Colombo

  • Successfully completed the course on Maintenance and implementation of farm machinery at FMTC in Sri Lanka. 1996.

  • Participated a training Workshop for young scientists held at National Science foundation, Sri Lanka . 1996.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Serving as the Faculty representative for the resource person pool – Awareness activities “ Implementation of the national Biosafety Framework in accordance with the Cartegena Protocol on Biosafety”

  • Served as the Faculty representative for the National Policy and Governing Mechanism of the National Genome Center and National Genome Data Repository – stake holder meeting

  • Served as the faculty representative for the 17th Academic Sessions and 16th Vice Chancellors Awards Ceremony

  • Working as a visiting lecturer in Aquaculture at the Dept of Agricultural Technology, Faculty of Technology, University of Colombo 2019 onwards

  • Working as a visiting lecturer in Aquaculture at the Dept of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Jaffna 2015 onwards

  • Working as a Visiting Scientist, in Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Science, Kunming, China. 2017 onwards

  • Worked as the representative of the Department of Animal Science to Curriculum Development Committee August 2016 to May 2017.

  • Worked as the Academic counselor of the Department of Animal Science from April 2016 to April 2017.

  • Working as the Head of the Department from 2013 to 2016.

  • Working as a resource person for ‘GLOBE’ the program for popularizing science and research on Global environment for School Children in Sri Lanka.

  • Worked as the Research committee chairman of the Faculty of Agriculture from March 2010 to March 2011.

  • Working as a syllabus moderator and teacher trainer on Agriculture, Animal Science and Aquaculture at National Institute of Education, Maharagama. From 2009 To Date.

  • Working as an External examiner in Animal Science At Rajarata University of Sri Lanka from 2010 onwards

  • Working as an External Examiner and a lecturer at Post Graduate Institute of Agriculture, University of Peradeniya 2007 onwards

  • Working as a visiting lecturer in Animal Science at Sri Lanka Institute of Advance Technology (SLIATE) at Labuduwa, Galle. 2007 onwards.

  • Conducting lectures on Animal Science, Fisheries and Aquaculture and Biotechnology for both Undergraduate and Post Graduate students.

  • Working as a lecturer at Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna from 1999 to date

  • Worked as a temporary lecturer at the University of Ruhuna. 1995- 1996.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZED

  • Animal Science, Animal and Fisheries Biotechnology, and Molecular Biology

 

GRANTS/MOUs/AWARDS

  • Principal co-ordinator of the MOU signed with Department of Irrigation, Southern Provincial Council, Sri Lanka in 2019.

  • UNESCO Research Grant for 2018 -2019-USD 22 000

  • PIFI Award from Chinese Academy of Sciences as a Visiting Scientist at Kunming Institute of Zoology, Kunming in 2018.

  • UNESCO Research Grant for 2016-2017-USD 26 000

  • PIFI Award from Chinese Academy of Sciences as a Visiting Scientist at Kunming Institute of Zoology, Kunming in 2015.

  • Principal co-ordinator of the MOU signed with Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Kunming in 2015.

  • University research grant 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 2016, 2017

  • An award of Support Scheme for Supervision of Research Degree(SUSRED) -2013. National Science Foundation. Sri Lanka

  • University research Grants 2012

  • Presidential research Awards for 2010

  • UNESCO Research Grant for 2011-2012 –USD 26 000

  • UNESCO Research Grant for 2009-2010 –USD 26 000

  • University research Grants 2003

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Molecular biology, Genetics and biotechnology in Animal Science

 

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

 

PUBLISHED AS FULL PAPERS

 

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.

 

Zhu kai 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.

 

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.

 

Jungfeng Li, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, 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.

 

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.

 

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 Lanka. Sri Lankan Lagoons. Indian Journal of Geo- Marine Sciences. (45):6.2016. pp772-777.

 

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. 229-238 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; 89-101 Pp.

 

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

 

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

 

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. 26-370 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. 56-74 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. 75-83 Pp

 

A.G.L.A.S. Kumara, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and U Edirisinghe. 2011. Assessment of Socio- economic and Health Status of Fisherwomen Involved in Coir retting in Dickwella Secretariat Division, Matara District. Tropical Agricultural Research Vol. 23(1) : 84-94.

 

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. 2012. Morphological Variation of Four Tilapia Populations in Selected Reservoirs in Sri Lanka Tropical Agricultural Research Volume 23, Number 2. 105-116pp.

 

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. 2014. Haplotype and meristic variations of Oreochromis niloticus and its hybrids present in selected reservoirs in Sri Lanka . Tropical Agricultural Research and Extension 16(4): 129-1371pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, Z.M Chi and Longfei Wu. 2007. Probiotic yeasts with phytase activity identified from the gastrointestinal tract of sea cucumbers. SPC Beche de Mer information Bulletin No.26-. 31-33pp

 

Hirimuthugoda. N.Y, Z.M.Chi and Zhu Kai Ling. 2006. Probiotics and sea cucumber farming. SPC Beche de Mer information Bulletin No.24. 45- 48pp.

 

Sri Krishnan R., Hirimuthugoda N.Y., Rajapaksha W., 2017. Evaluation of growth performance and breeding habits of fighting fish (Betta splenglens) under three diets and shelters. Journal of survey in Fisheries Sciences. 50-65pp.

 

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. 208-217pp.

 

Hirimuthugoda. N.Y., jayawardana, C., Walpita. C.N., Atauda. A.R.S.B., Perera. P.A.C.T and Edirisinghe, U. Fisheries biotechnology of Sri Lanka ; Past, present and the future. (Country paper) 2011. Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction. Kandy, Sri Lanka. 2011. 99-104pp.

 

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. 2012. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna,. Sri Lanka. 354-356pp.

 

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. 2013. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 179-182 pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, U. Liyanage and A.S.Jayathilaka. Present status of Lobster fishery industry in Sri Lanka. 2013. International Symposium. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna,. Sri Lanka. 410-412 pp.

 

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. 2014. International symposium on Agriculture and Environment. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna 313-318pp.

 

I. Hapuarachchi, N. Y. Hirimuthugoda, P. W .A. Perera, S. Samaradiwakara and T. Gunawardane. Genetic variation of Hunga fish ecomorphs in selected provinces in Sri Lanka. 2017. International symposium on Agriculture and Environment. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna 230-231pp.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, et al. Sri Lanka pig ancestry revealed by mitochondrial DNA Y- chromosome and MC 1R. Journal of Animal Genetics. April 2017 : Vol 48: Issue 4

 

Nalini Yasoda Hirimuthugoda, Adeniyi C. Adeola, Xing Chen, Patthamesthrige Wimal Anthony Perera, Weligalle Wedarallage Dewar Asoka Gunawardena, Humpita Gamaralalage Thilini Nisanka Gunwardana, Ting-Ting Yin, Ming-Shan Wang, Gui-Mei Li, Min-Sheng Peng and Ya-Ping Zhang (2018) Complete mitochondrial genome of Sri Lankan Junglefowl (Gallus lafayetti) and phylogenetic study, Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 3:1, 83-84.

 

Ming-Shan Wang, N. Y. Hirimuthugoda et. al .863 genomes reveal the origin and domestication of chicken. (2020) . Cell Research 30:693–701

 

 

PUBLISHED IN ABSTRACT FORM

 

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). 16 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). 17 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 livelihood 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.

 

R.M.S Priyantha, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, M.M.K. Premakumara and P.K.Lal. Species diversity of sea anemones and their economic value. 2008. Proceedings of the National Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 63pp.

 

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. 2008. Proceedings of the National Symposium, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna. 91pp.

 

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. 14 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. 6 Pp.

 

Ranasingha H.R.M.K.K.K., Hirimuthugoda .N.Y., Rajapaksha, R.P.V.J, and Gunawardana, A. Milk protein polymorphisms of Buffaloes in southern Area of Sri Lanka.2010. Seventh Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna. 56 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. 109 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. 77 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 Agriculture, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. 104 Pp.

 

S.P.Samaradivakara, N.M.Gunawardana, N.Fernandopulle, B. Alexander and N. Y. Hirimuthugoda. Preliminary study on screening for Tilapia hybrids present in the Sri Lankan reservoirs by PCR-SSCP method. 2010. Fifth Asian Biotechnology Conference. Kandy, Sri Lanka. 27-28 Pp.

 

G. H. D.V. Sewwandi, W. Rajapaksha and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. Determination of breeding performance of three Guppy varieties. 2011 Abstracts of Proceeding of the 17th scientific sessions of SLAFAR. 7 Pp.

 

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.

 

Sumith Kumara. A.L.G.A., Hirimuthugoda.N.Y., and Edirisinghe U. 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. 48pp.

 

Wikramaarachchi, D.P., Hirimuthugoda. N.Y, Radampola K. The effect of substrate and water levels on growth performances of Crytocoryne species (C wendtti green) – An endemic and threatened aquatic plant. Abstracts of 10th Academic Sessions. University of Ruhuna. 2013. 76 pp.

 

Hajarooba, G. Radmpola, K and Hirimuthugoda, N.Y. Evaluation of growth parameters of fresh water prawn (Macrobrachium rossenbergi) fed on formulated diets supplemented with probiotics. Second International Conference on Agriculture, Aquaculture and Animal Science. Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2015. Abstracts of proceedings. 27 pp. Won the best presenter award

 

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.

 

Srikrishnan, R, Rajapaksha, A.D.W.R. and Hirimuthugoda, N.Y. Evaluation of growth performance of fighter fish (Betta splendens) under different live feeds. Second International Conference on Agriculture, Aquaculture and Animal Science. Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2015. Abstracts of proceedings. 27 pp.

 

Sri Krishnan, R., Hirimuthugoda, N.Y., and Rajapaksha, A.D.W.R. Evaluation of breeding performance of fighting fish (Betta splendens) under different substrates. 3rd International conference on Fisheries and Aquaculture: Negambo, Sri Lanka. August 2016 – Won the best presenter award.

 

Gamage G S, Hirimuthugoda N.Y, Perera P.W.A, Wickramasinghe. Morphometric variation of oyster populations in selected areas in Sri Lankan coast. 12th Academic sessions, University of Ruhuna. 2015. Pp 44.

 

N.Y.Hirimuthugoda, N.G.L.S.Hansagith and V. Pahalawattaarachchi. Biomass estimation of economically important see weeds along the southern coast of Sri Lanka. 11th Academic sessions, proceedings of abstracts, University of Ruhuna. 2014. 124 pp.

 

Mendis H.T.R, Hirimuthugoda N.Y, Perera P.W.A., Warnasooriya S, Pethiyagoda and N.P.G.Pushpitha. Species richness and diversity of Bivalves in Jaffna lagoon, Sri Lanka. International symposium on Agriculture and Environment. Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna 2016. Pg 15.

 

Wickramathilaka B.P, Hirimuthugoda N.Y, and Rajapaksha A.D.N.R. Assessing the impact of natural carotenoids on skin pigmentation of Oscar fish (Astronotus ocellatus) using photoshop software as the analyzing tool. 23rd Annual sessions of SLAFAR. Abstracts. 2017. Pp55.

 

Thlakshi E, Hirimuthugoda N.Y, Medagedara C.B and Ajith Kumara P.A.D. Effects of two commercial feeds on growth and survival of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra larvae. Proceedings of the NARA Scientific sessions. 2017. 5 Pp.

 

Ashika F, Hirimuthugoda N.Y and Pahalawattaarachchi W. Establishment of Glacillaria edulis propagules by raft culture method in Puttalum lagoon, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of the NARA Scientific sessions. 2017. Pp11.

 

Chandrasiri K.S.U, Atapaththu K.S.S., Asanthi H.B. Samaradivakara, S. Hirimuthugoda N.Y. Influencing Factors and Mechanisms for Morphological Alterations of Aponogeton Crispas and their genetic comparison at the Dediyagala stream, Sri Lanka. 23rd and International Forestry and Environment Symposium. University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka. 2018. 132pp.

 

E.D.M.Epasinghe, G.S.C.Perera, W.G.S.R.S.ubasinghe, A.M.A.N.Adikari, T.A.D.W.Karunarathne, K.L.W.T.Maduka, and N.Y.Hirimuthugoda. The effect of fish meal protein replacement with corn protein concentrates (EMPYREAL 75, CARGILL CORNMILLING, USA) in nursery diets of koi carp fry (Cprinus carpio)

 

H.G.T.N. Gunawardana., N. Y. Hirimuthugoda, P.W.A. Perera. and W.W.D.A. Gunawardana. Shank skeleton morphology, egg quality characteristics and D-loop phylogeny of Asil chicken breeds (Pora Kukula) in Sri Lanka. International symposium on Agriculture and Environment. University of Ruhuna 2019. pp83.

 

Perera. P.W.A, Hirimuthugoda, N.Y, Krishna, R.S, Manoja, K.M, Sewwandi, G, Jayantha, S., and Rajapaksha, W. Distribution and diversity of Economically important Bivalves and shrimps in Rekawa lagoon in Sri Lanka. Inrenational symposium on Agriculture and Environment. University of Ruhuna 2019. pp84.

 

36) P.W.A.Perera, S. Ratnavel, N.Y.Hirimuthugoda and W Rajapaksha. The effect of Salinity on growth performance of mangrove associated Penaues monodon in Sri Lanka. 2020. 17th Academic Sessions of University of Ruhuna. 09 Pp.

 

Aquaculture, Molecular biology