Mr.Bhakta Supratim Sarker has had his honors and master’s degrees in Fisheries from Department of Fisheries of University of Dhaka. Mr. Sarker has been working as a faculty member in the Department of FIMS since July 2009.He started his professional life as Marketing Officer, Livestock & Fisheries in ACI Limited, Bangladesh. After that he was involved in Fisheries Habitat Restoration Project in Inland Open water Bodies, Dhaka Division, DoF, GoB, Matshya Bhaban, Ramna, Dhaka in the position of Deputy-Assistant Director. Now he is in Study Leave and enrolled in PhD (Dept. of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University).

Research Interests

  • Genetics and Fish Breeding
  • Marketing of Fish and Byproducts


B.Sc. in Fisheries, University of Dhaka

M.S. in Fisheries,University of Dhaka

Career Summary

Jul 2011-Present: Assistant Professor, Department of Fisheries & Marine Science, Noakhali Science & Technology University.

Jul 2009-Jul 2011: Lecturer, Department of Fisheries & Marine Science, Noakhali Science & Technology University.

Nov 2008-Jun 2009: Deputy-Assistant Director, Fisheries Habitat Restoration Project in Inland Open water Bodies, Dhaka Division, DoF, GoB, Matshya Bhaban, Ramna, Dhaka.

Mar 2008-May 2008: Marketing Officer, Livestock & Fisheries in ACI Limited, Bangladesh, Sirajgonj.


Highlighted Publications

Total: 20 (Original Article: 20, Review Article: 00, Conference Proceedings: 00)

Year Type Citation
2017 Journal Article Das, P.R., M.K. Hossain, B.S. Sarker, A. Parvin, S.S. Das, et al. 2017. Heavy Metals in Farm Sediments, Feeds and Bioaccumulation of Some Selected Heavy Metals in Various Tissues of Farmed Pangasius hypophthalmus in Bangladesh. Fish Aqua J, 8: 218. DOI: 10.4172/2150-3508.1000218
2017 Journal Article Tapader, M.A., M.M. Hasan, B.S. Sarker, E.U. Rana, S. Bhowmik. 2017. Comparison of soil nutrients, pH and electrical conductivity among fish ponds of different ages in Noakhali, Bangladesh. Korean Journal of Agricultural Science, 44:016-022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7744/kjoas.20170002
2015 Journal Article Hasan, M.M., B.S. Sarker, M. Rahman, M. S. A. Patwary, M. J. Sarker, et al. 2015 Present Yield Status, Percentage Composition and Seasonal Abundance of Shark in Two Geographically Important Zones of Bangladesh. Fish Aquac J, 6:144. DOI: 10.4172/2150-3508.1000144
2015 Journal Article Chakma, T., B.S. Sarker,P.R. Majumdar, D. Saha, A.B.M.A. Hoque and M.B. Hossain. 2015. Comparisons of Human Pathogenic Microorganisms in Fresh and Stored‘Nappi’ (Fish-Paste) – An Ethnic Foodstuff of Bangladesh. World Journal of Dairy & Food Sciences, 10 (1): 60-67.DOI:10.5829/idosi.wjdfs.2015.10.1.92173
2014 Journal Article Hoque,A.B.M.A., P.R. Majumdar, B.S. Sarker, D. Saha, T. Chakma. 2014. Fish consumption patterns with respect to socio-economics of indigenous (Chakma) people of Rangamati district in Bangladesh. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies,2(1): 232-238.[http://fisheriesjournal.com/vol2issue1/Pdf/27.1.pdf]
2014 Journal Article Uddin, M.M., B.S. Sarker, K.M.S. Nazrul and U.S. Tonny. 2014. Propensity of using Harmful Gas Controller and  Oxygen Supplier on the Basis of Fish Farmers Age, Educational Status and Landownership of Six Upazilas in Noakhali District, Bangladesh. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: D Agriculture and Veterinary, 14(6) Version1.0: 83-88.[https://globaljournals.org/GJSFR_Volume14/E-Journal_GJSFR_(D)_Vol_14_Issue_6.pdf]
2014 Journal Article Majumdar, P.R., B.S. Sarker, S.C. Dey, D. Saha, R.K.A. and S. Mondal, 2014. Bacterial Hazards Especially Pathogenic to Human in Consumable Marine Fishes of Noakhali Sadar, Bangladesh. American Journal of Food Technology, 9: 257-265. DOI: 10.3923/ajft.2014.257.265
2014 Journal Article Jahan, R., M.A. Quaiyum, B.S.Sarker, M.B. Hossain, K.M.K.B. Jaman, andS. Rahman. 2014. Biodiversity and Seasonal Abundance of Small Indigenous Fish Species (SIS) in the Rivers and Adjacent Beels of Karimganj (Kishoreganj, Bangladesh). Asian Journal of Animal Sciences, 8: 38-46.DOI:10.3923/ajas.2014.38.46
2014 Journal Article Majumdar, P.R., A-A. Mamun, andB.S. Sarker. March, 2014. Present Status of the Floodplain Aquaculture Mangement Practice of Begumgonj and Socio-Economic Improvement of Beneficiaries of Begumgonj, Noakhali. International Journal of Current Research, 6 (03): 5391-5395. [http://www.journalcra.com/sites/default/files/5102.pdf]
2014 Journal Article Imran, M. A. A., P.R. Majumdar, B.S. Sarker, R.K. Adhikary, and S.Mondal. January 2014. A Study on How People are Influenced to Start Fisheries Activities in Pakundia Upazila of Kishoreganj, Bangladesh. Int. J. LifeSc. Bt & Pharm. Res., 3 (1): 240-249. [http://www.ijlbpr.com/jlbpradmin/upload/ijlbpr_52c59357c9401.pdf]
2014 Journal Article Hasan, M., B.S. Sarker, K.M.S. Nazrul, andU.S. Tonny. January 2014. Salinity tolerance level of GIFU tilapia strain (Oreochromis niloticus) at juvenile stage. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 4 (1): 083-089.
2013 Journal Article Rahman, M.M., A. Sultana, M.M. Hasan, B.S. Sarker, and M. Rahman. 2013. Estimation of Fecundity and Gonadosomatic Index (GSI) of Paradise Threadfin, Polynemus Paradiseus (Linnaeus, 1758) from the Meghna River Estuary, Bangladesh. Daffodil International University Journal of Science and Technology, 8 (2): 5-10.
2013 Journal Article Pravakar, P., B.S. Sarker, M.Rahman, andM.B. Hossain. 2013. Present Status of Fish Farming and Livelihood of Fish Farmers in Shahrasti Upazila of Chandpur District, Bangladesh. American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 13 (3): 391-397.DOI: 10.5829/idosi.aejaes.2013.13.03.66116
2012 Journal Article Islam, K.R., B.S, Sarker, K.M.S. Nazrul, U.S. Tonny, and M.O.Faruque. 2012. Impacts of beel nursery management on the variation of indigenous fish species and its socio-economic profitability: a study in the Dhaka beel, Bangladesh. International Journal of Natural Sciences, 2(3):76-82.
2012 Journal Article Hasan, M.M., B.S. Sarker, K.M.S. Nazrul, M.M. Rahman, and A-A. Mamun. July 2012. Marketing channel and export potentiality of freshwater mud eel (Monopterus cuchia) of Noakhali region in Bangladesh. Int. J. LifeSc. Bt & Pharm. Res., 1 (3): 226-233.
2012 Journal Article Quaiyum, M. A., Rahman, M. M., Sarker, B. S., Alam, M. M., Khan, N. S., Rahman, M. S., & Siddique, R. 2012. Microbiological quality assessment of Chapila (Gudusia chapra) and Tengra (Mystus vittatus) in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of Microbiology, 2 (1): 6-9.
2012 Journal Article Rahman, M.M., M.Z. Majumder, B.S.Sarker, and M. Shamsuddin. 2012. Microbiological Quality Assessment of Raw and Frozen Product of Coral (Latescalcarifer) in a Fish Processing Plant. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 10 (1): 045-048.
2011 Journal Article Shahriar Nrazrul, K.M., A-A. Mamun. B.S.Sarker,andU.S. Tonny. 2011. Morphological variability of the 11th generation strain of nile tilapia, (Oreochromis niloticus) and traditional genetically improved farmed tilapia. J. Bangladesh Agril. Univ., 9 (2): 345-349.
2010 Journal Article Dey, S.C., B.S.Sarker, D.Saha, and R.K. Adhikary. 2010. Impacts of Banning Period on the Socio-Economic Condition of Hilsa Fishermen of Monpura Island, Bangladesh. Int. J. BioRes., 2 (12): 31-36.
2009 Journal Article Sarker, B. S., M.Hasan, M.S. Rahman, andA.F.M.A. Rahman. 2009. Non-Conventional Fishery By-Products of Fish Markets in Dhaka Metropolis, Bangladesh, Asia Pacific Journal of Rural Development, 19(2): 57-72.


Funded Research Projects/Grants at NSTU

Current Projects

Year Title Funding Authority
2017-2018 Induction of breeding and larvalrearing of Botia dario andLepidocephalichthys guntea foraquaculture and recreational usein Bangladesh CRG sub-projects, NATP-2 under Fisheries Division, BARC


Selected Training, Conference, Seminar and Workshop Attended


  1. Foundation Training for University Teachers, Graduate Training Institute, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh and Bangladesh University Grants Commission [March 20, 2010 to May 14, 2010]
  2. Project Planning, Development and Management (PPDM) Academy for Planning and Development, Ministry of Planning, Dhaka [January 11, 2009 to July 9, 2009]
  3. Hatchery Technical Officer (Prawn, Tilapia, Magur and Carp),Regional Fisheries and Livestock Development (RFLD), Barisal Component (BC), Danida & DoF, GoB [June10, 2008 to August 23, 2008]
  4. Aquaculture Extension and Training Methodology, Northwest Fisheries Resources Development and Management Project-(Phase-III), Parbatipur, Dinajpur [June 3-6, 2002]
  5. Renewable Energy and Its Applications,Renewable Energy Research Centre, University of Dhaka & Bangladesh Solar Energy Society, Dhaka [March 15, 2006 to May 3, 2006][http://www.oocities.org/rercdu/Trainees_list_01.pdf]


  1. Inter-active Story Telling & Performance, Heritage Literacy & Creative Writing, Bishwasahitya Kendra (World Literature Centre), Dhaka [August 26-27, 2006]

Organizational Membership/Activities

  • Member, Bangladesh Fisheries Research Forum (BFRF), Dhaka
  • Member, Zoological Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka
  • Life Member (L-71), Bangladesh Solar Energy Society, Dhaka
  • Member (G00469), Jagannath Hall Alumni Association, University of Dhaka

Contribution in Students Welfare Activities

  • Provost, Hazrat Bibi Khadija Hall, Noakhali Science and Technology University [February 10, 2016 to July 20, 2016]
  • Director (Acting) Students’ Affairs Adviser, Noakhali Science and TechnologyUniversity [November 19, 2009 to March 31, 2011]