S Dinesh

Dr. S Dinesh Kumar

Scientist

Academic Qualifications

M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph. D., (Marine Science)

Contact Details

Dr. S Dinesh Kumar

Scientist

dineshks@csmcri.res.in

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Nanthini Devi, K., P. Raju, P. Santhanam, S. Dinesh Kumar, N. Krishnaveni, J. Roopavathy and P. Perumal, 2021. Biodegradation of low density polyethylene and polypropylene by microbes isolated from Vaigai River, Madurai, India. Archives of Microbiology. 203, 6253–6265 (I. F- 2.552).

Akalya, K., S. Dinesh Kumar, G. Manigandan, P. Santhanam, P. Perumal, N. Krishnaveni, R. Arthikha, A. Begum, B. Dhanalakshmi and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2021. The influence of the macroalgae liquid extracts on the pigments and fatty acids profile of the marine microalga, Picochlorum maculatum (PSDK01). Thalassas: An International Journal of Marine Sciences (DOI- 10.1007/s41208-021-00338-9) (I. F- 0.620).

Prathipa, A., G. Manigandan, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Santhanam, P. Perumal, N. Krishnaveni, K. Nanthini Devi, and S. Vijayalakshmi, 2021.  Gibberellic acids promotes growth and exopolysaccharides production in Tetraselmis suecica under reciprocal nitrogen concentration: An assessment on antioxidant properties and nutrients removal efficacy of immobilized iron-magnetic nanoparticles, Archives of Microbiology, 203, 5647-5659 (I. F- 2.552).

Dinesh Kumar, S., N. Krishnaveni, P. Santhanam, P. Raju, P. PerumalA. Begum, S. U. Ahmed, M. Pragnya, B. Dhanalakshmi and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2021. Growth enhancement in marine copepod, Pseudodiaptomus annandalei fed with the sodium acetate containing N/P starved-medium grown, Tetraselmis suecica, Aquaculture Research, 52 (9), 4154-4165 (I. F- 2.082).

Reshma, R., K. Chitra Devi, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Santhanam, P. Perumal, N. Krishnaveni, A. Begum, M. Pragnya, R. Arthikha, B. Dhanalakshmi and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2021. Enhancement of pigments production in the green microalga Dunaliella salina (PSBDU05) under optimized culture condition, Bioresource Technology Reports, 14, 100672 (C.S- 3.8) Cited by 2.

Pragnya M., B. Ajay, S. Dinesh Kumar, T. Byragi Reddy, 2021. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in different trophic levels of aquatic ecosystems with fish as a bioindicator in Visakhapatnam, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 165, 112162 (I. F. – 5.553) Cited by 3.

Bharathi, S*., S. Dinesh Kumar*, S. Sekar, P. Santhanam, M. Divya, N. Krishnaveni, M. Pragnya and B. Dhanalakshmi, 2021. Experimental evaluation of seaweeds liquid extracts as an alternative culture medium on the growth and proximate composition of Picochlorum maculatum. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. 91 (1), 205-215 (I. F – 0.396) Cited by 2.

Pragnya M., B. Ajay, S. Dinesh Kumar, T. Byragi Reddy, 2020. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Rastrelliger kanagurta along the coastal waters of Visakhapatnam, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 160, 111658 (I. F. – 5.553) Cited by 3.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam, N. Krishnaveni, P. Raju, A. Begum, S. U. Ahmed, P. Perumal, M. Pragnya, B. Dhanalakshmi and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2020. Baseline assessment of water quality and ecological indicators in Penaeus vannamei farm wastewater along the Southeast coast of India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 160, 111579 (I. F. – 5.553) Cited by 3.

Kaviyarasan, M., P. Santhanam, S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Raju and S. Kandan, 2020. Population growth, nauplii production and post-embryonic development of Pseudodiaptomus annandalei (Sewell, 1919) in response to temperature, light intensity, pH, salinity and diets. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 49 (6), 1000-1009. (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 3.

Suganya, S., B. Dhanalakshmi, S. Dinesh Kumar and P. Santhanam, 2020. Cytotoxic effect of silver nanoparticles synthesized from Sargassum wightii on cervical cancer cell line. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, 90 (4), 811-818 (I. F – 0.396) Cited by 4.

Suganya, S., B. Dhanalakshmi and S. Dinesh Kumar, 2020. Biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles from Sargassum wightii and its antibacterial activity against multi-resistant human pathogens. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 49 (5), 839-844. (I. F – 0.496).

Pragnya, M., S. Dinesh Kumar, A.J. Solomon Raju, L.N. Murthy, 2020. Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in different organs of Labeo rohita, Pangasius hypophthalmus, and Katsuwonus pelamis from Visakhapatnam, India. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 157, 111326 (I. F. – 5.553) Cited by 4.

Dinesh Kumar, S., Kang Sojin, P. Santhanam, B. Dhanalakshmi, S. Latha and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2020. Reciprocal response of nitrogen for enhancing growth and proximate compositions of marine microalga Tetraselmis sp. under low saline conditions, Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 49 (2), 326-332 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 3.

Keerthana, S., S. Sekar, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Santhanam, M. Divya, N. Krishnaveni, R. Arthikha and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2020. Scenedesmus pecsensis cultivation in rice mill effluent using commercial scale nutrient sources. Bioresource Technology Reports. 9 (2) 100379. (C.S- 3.8) Cited by 4.

Sahaya Sukeetha, D., S. Dinesh Kumar, A. Manikandan, V. Akila, P. Santhanam, S. Rajakumar, 2020. Effect of immobilized nitrifying bacterial consortium on ammonia biodegradation in aquaculture pond and enhanced growth of Labeo rohita: an in vitro and in vivo studies, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. 45, 1-13 (I. F. 2.334) Cited by 3.

Manickam, N, P. Saravana Bhavan, P. Santhanam, T. Muralisankar, S. Dinesh Kumar,                        S. Balakrishnan, S. Ananth, A. Shenbaga Devi, 2020. Phytoplankton biodiversity in the two perennial lakes of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India, Acta Ecologica Sinica, 40 (1), 81-89 (C.S-1.4) Cited by 8.

Jasmin Nivetha, B., S. V. Bhakyalakshmi, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Santhanam,
D. Vijayalakshmi, M. Divya and N. Krishnaveni, 2019. Utilization of sugarcane industry effluent for high value biomass and photosynthetic pigments production of Chlorella vulgaris (PSBDU06). Bioresource Technology Reports. 7, 100260. (C.S- 3.8) Cited by 4.

Dinesh Kumar, S., S. Ananth, P. Santhanam, A. Parveez Ahamed and N. Thajuddin., 2019. Effect of photoperiod (PP) and photosynthetic photon flux intensity (PPFI) on nutrients consumption, growth and lipid profile of unusual microalga Picochlorum maculatum (PSDK01) in shrimp culture effluent. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 57, 105-115 (I. F-0.818) Cited by 7.

Sasirekha, R., Salammal Sheena, T., Sathiya Deepika, M., Santhanam, P., Townley, H.E., Jeganathan, K., Dinesh Kumar, S., Premkumar, K., 2019. Surface engineered Amphora subtropica frustules using chitosan as a drug delivery platform for anticancer therapy, Materials Science & Engineering C, 94 (1), 56-64 (I. F – 7.238) Cited by 10.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam, P. Prabhavathi, B. Kanimozhi, M. Abiram, Min S. Park and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2018. Optimal conditions for the treatment of shrimp culture effluent using immobilized marine microalga Picochlorum maculatum (PSDK01). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences, 88 (3), 1177-1185 (I. F – 0.396) Cited by 8.

Dinesh Kumar, S., Kwang-Min Ro, P. Santhanam, B. Dhanalakshmi, S. Latha, and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2018. Initial population density plays a vital role to enhance biodiesel productivity of Tetraselmis sp. under reciprocal nitrogen concentration, Bioresource Technology Reports, 3, 15-21. (C.S- 3.8) Cited by 15.

Dinesh Kumar, S., Kang Sojin, P. Santhanam, B. Dhanalakshmi, S. Latha, Min S. Park and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2018. Triggering of fatty acids on Tetraselmis sp. by ethyl methanesulfonate mutagenic treatment, Bioresource Technology Reports, 2, 21-28. (C.S- 3.8) Cited by 11.

Nithya, P., B. Dhanalakshmi, .P. Santhanam, S. Dinesh Kumar, 2018. Pre-monsoon and monsoon seasonal changes in physico-chemical characteristics of Chinnamuttom and Colachel harbour waters, Southeast coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 47 (1) 193-199 (I. F – 0.496).

Santhanam, P., S. Dinesh Kumar, S. Ananth, S. Jeyanthi, R. Sasirekha and C. Premkumar, 2017. Effect of culture conditions on growth and lipid content of marine microalga Nannochloropsis sp. strain (PSDK11). Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 46 (11), 2332-2338 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 4.

Soumya, G. N., M. Manickavasagam, P. Santhanam and S. Dinesh Kumar, 2017. Efficacy of seagrass Cymodocea rotundata beads on the removal of excessive nutrients in shrimp aquaculture wastewater. Journal of Water Chemistry and Technology, 39 (4), 250–255 (I. F – 0.669) Cited by 2.

Dinesh Kumar, S., S. Ananth, P. Santhanam, K. Kalesh Kumar and R. Rajaram, 2017. First record of marine phytoplankton, Picochlorum maculatum in the Southeastern coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 46 (4), 791-796 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 4.

Revathi, S., S. Madhan Kumar, P. Santhanam, S. Dinesh Kumar, Nankyung Son and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2017. Bioremoval of the indigo blue dye by immobilized microalga Chlorella vulgaris (PSBDU06). Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 76, 50-56 (I. F – 1.056) Cited by 9.

Dinesh Kumar, S., Santhanam,P., Ananth, S., Kaviyarasan, M., Nithya, P., Dhanalakshmi, B., Min S. Park and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2017. Evaluation of suitability of wastewater-grown microalgae (Picochlorum maculatum) and copepod (Oithona rigida) as live feed for white leg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei post-larvae, Aquaculture International., 25, 393-411 (I. F – 2.235) Cited by 24.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam, Min S. Park, Mi-Kyung Kim, 2016.  Development and application of a novel immobilized marine microalgae biofilter system for the treatment of shrimp culture effluent. Journal of Water Process Engineering, 13, 137–142 (I.F-5.485) Cited by 14.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam, R. Nandakumar, S. Ananth, P. Nithya, B. Dhanalakshmi and Mi-Kyung Kim, 2016. Bioremediation of shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) cultured effluent using copepod (Oithona rigida) and microalgae (Picochlorum maculatam & Amphora sp.) – An integrated approach. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (54), 26257-26266 (I. F – 1.254) Cited by 7.

Rajendran, P., S. Karthik Sundaram., P. Prabhavathi., B. V. Sridevi., S. Dinesh Kumar and        P. Santhanam., 2016. Bioremediation of azo dye containing textile effluent using adapted bacterial strains under subsequent microaerophilic-Aerobic conditions. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 75, 124-130 (I. F – 1.056) Cited by 2.

Chinnaraja, V., P. Santhanam and S. Dinesh Kumar, 2015. Impact of Thane cyclone on the heavy metal distribution in water, sediment, plankton and fish (Mugil cephalus) in selected areas along the Tamil Nadu, Southeast coast of India. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44(10), 1613-1621(I. F – 0.496) Cited by 2.

Nandakumar, R., B. Balaji Prasath., P. Santhanam., S. Ananth., T. Jayalakshmi., S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Kaviyarasan and A. Shenbaga Devi., 2015. Optimization of culture conditions for marine copepod Macrosetella gracilis (Dana, 1847) with emphasis on salinity and diets. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44(10), 1521-1527 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 3

Jeyanthi, S., P. Santhanam, A. Shenbaga Devi, A. Balamurugan, S. Dinesh Kumar B. Balaji Prasath, 2015. Laboratory mesocosm studies on the response and potential effects of marine diatom Nitzschia sp. to ocean acidification. Indian Journal Geo-Marine Sciences, 44 (10), 1559-1567 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 2.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam., T. Jayalakshmi., R. Nandakumar., S. Ananth., A. Shenbaga Devi and B. Balaji Prasath. 2015. Ex-Situ studies on excessive nutrients and heavy metals removal efficacy of marine microalga Chlorella marina (Butcher) for wastewater treatment. Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences, 44 (1), 97-103 (I. F – 0.496) Cited by 5.

Rajendran, R., P. Prabhavathi, S Karthiksundaram, S. Pattabi, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Santhanam, 2015. Biodecolorization and bioremediation of denim industrial wastewater by adapted bacterial consortium immobilized on inert polyurethane foam (PUF) matrix: A first approach with biobarrier model. Polish Journal of Microbiology, 64(4), 339-348 (I.F-1.280) Cited by 12.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam., F. Lewis-Oscar and N. Thajuddin., 2015. A dual role of marine microalga Chlorella sp. (PSDK01) in aquaculture effluent with emphasis on Initial Population Density. Arabian Journal of Science & Engineering, 8. 40 (1), 29-35 (I. F. 2.334) Cited by 15.

Prabhavathi, P., R. Rajendran, S. Karthiksundaram, S. Pattabi, S. Dinesh Kumar and                    P. Santhanam, 2014. ­­Enhanced bioremediation efficiency of denim industrial effluent using bacterial biofilm onto polyurethane matrix. .Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology. 50 (6); 554-562 (I. F – 0.886) Cited by 11.

Jayanthy, V, R. Geetha, R. Rajendran, P. Prabhavathi, S. Karthiksundaram, S. Dinesh Kumar and P. Santhanam, 2014. Phytoremediation of dye contaminated soil by Leucaena leucocephala (subabul) seed and growth assessment of Vignaradiata in the remediated soil. Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences. 21; 324-333. (I. F. 4.219) Cited by 48.

Balaji Prasath. B.,  R. Nandakumar.,  S. Dinesh Kumar.,  S. Ananth.,  A. Shenbaga Devi., T. Jayalakshmi., P. Raju.,  M. Thiyagarajan and P. Santhanam., 2013. Seasonal variations in physico-chemical characteristics of pond and ground water of Tiruchirappalli, India. Journal of Environmental Biology, 34 (3): 529-537. (I. F - 0.781) Cited by 21.



Santhanam, P., S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Divya, N. Krishnaveni, and P. Perumal, 2021b. Application of phycoremediation techniques toward nutrients removal from wastewaters: Evaluation of adsorption and absorption methods. In: Organic Pollutants, Emerging Contaminants and Associated Treatment Technologies (Ed. M. Vasanthy, V. Sivasankar, T. G. Sunitha) Springer Nature, Switzerland (ISBN-978-3-030-72441-2), pp 457-473.

Santhanam, P., S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Divya, N. Krishnaveni, and P. Perumal, 2021a. Microalgae: The Functional Food, Feed and Pollution Mitigating Tool. In: Algae for Foo: Cultivation, Processing and Nutritional Benefits (Ed. Raja, R., Hemaiswarya, S., Arunkumar, K., & Carvalho, I.S.). CRC Press, Boca Raton (ISBN: 9781003165941) pp. 137-152.

Latha, S., A. Hemamalini, S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Arulmozhi and D. Dhanasekaran, 2020. Ethnic probiotic foods of south India and their health benefits. In: Fermented Food Products (Ed. A. Sankaranarayanan, N. Amaresan, D. Dhanasekaran), CRC Press, (ISBN: 978-0-367-22422-6) pp. 77-92.

Santhanam, P., S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar, P. Raju, M. Kaviyarasan, M. Divya,
N. Krishnaveni, S. Balakrishnan, N. Manickam, T. Veeramani, T. Muralisankar and
P. Perumal. 2020. Culture of different live fish food organisms. In: Feed and Nutrition in Finfish and Shellfish Aquaculture (Ed. A.S. Ninawe and
S.T. Indulkar), Narendra Publishing House, New Delhi. (ISBN: 978-93-89235-142) pp. 333-365.

Dinesh Kumar, S., P. Santhanam and F. Leena Grace Nancy, 2019. The techniques in microalgae bioremediation and algal co-product development. In: Basic and Applied Phytoplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7937-5) pp. 191-209 Cited by 1.

Shenbaga Devi, A., P. Santhanam, S. Ananth and S. Dinesh Kumar, 2019. Distribution of Phytoplankton in Selected Salt Pans of Tamil Nadu, Southeast coast of India. In: Basic and Applied Phytoplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7937-5) pp. 251-276 Cited by 1.

Divya, M., S. Dinesh Kumar, N. Krishnaveni and P. Santhanam, 2019. A study of carbon sequestration by phytoplankton. In: Basic and Applied Phytoplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7937-5) pp. 277-284.

Begum, A., S. U. Ahmed, S. Dinesh Kumar, M. Divya, P. Santhanam and P. Perumal, 2019. Mass scale culture and preparation of microalgal paste. In: Basic and Applied Phytoplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7937-5) pp. 285-301.

Premkumar, C., S. Dinesh Kumar., S. Ananth and P. Santhanam, 2019. A method of extraction, purification, characterization and application of bioactive compounds from phytoplankton. In: Basic and Applied Phytoplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7937-5) pp. 315-322.

Santhanam, P., N. Jeyaraj, J. Sivakumar, K. Jothiraj, S. Dinesh Kumar and 
S. Ananth, 2019. Seasonal composition and diversity of zooplankton from Muthupet mangrove wetland ecosystem, Southeast coast of India. In: Basic and Applied Zooplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7952-8) pp. 45-86. Cited by 3.

Santhanam, P., N. Jeyaraj, K. Jothiraj, S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar and P. Perumal, 2019. Evaluation of suitability of marine copepods as an alternative live feed in high health fish larval production. In: Basic and Applied Zooplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7952-8) pp. 277-292

Santhanam, P., N. Jeyaraj, K. Jothiraj, S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar and P. Perumal, 2019. Assessing the efficacy of marine copepods as an alternative first feed for diseases resistant shrimp larval production. In: Basic and Applied Zooplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7952-8) pp. 293-303. Cited by 2.

Santhanam, P., S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar and P. Perumal, 2019. Biofloc-Copefloc: A novel technology towards the sustainable shrimp production. In: Basic and Applied Zooplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7952-8) pp. 305-314. Cited by 2.

Santhanam, P., S. Ananth, S. Dinesh Kumar, R. Sasirekha, C. Premkumar, S. Jeyanthi and A. Shenbaga Devi, 2019. An intensive culture techniques of marine copepod Oithona rigida (Dioithona rigida) Giesbrecht. In: Basic and Applied Zooplankton Biology (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. Begum & P. Perumal). Springer Publisher (ISBN 978-981-10-7952-8) pp. 367-394 Cited by 2.

Perumal, P., B. BalajiPrasath., P. Santhanam., A. Shenbaga Devi., S. Dinesh Kumar and            S. Jeyanthi., 2015. Isolation and intensive culture of marine microalgae. In: Advances in Marine and Brackishwater Aquaculture (Ed. P. Santhanam. A. R. Thirunavukkarasu and P. Perumal). Springer Publisher 1-16 pp. (ISBN- 978-81-322-2270-5). Cited by 41.

Santhanam, P., N. Jeyaraj., J. Sivakumar., K. Jothiraj., T. Jayalakshmi., S. Ananth., R. Nandakumar., A. Shenbaga Devi., B. BalajiPrasath and S. Dinesh Kumar., 2013. Diversity and abundance of marine copepods in Muthupet mangrove waters, Southeast coast of India. In: Ecology and Conservation of Tropical Marine Faunal Communities (Eds. K. Venkataraman et al.). Springer Pub. (ISBN- 978-3-662-51302-6) 117-136 pp.

BalajiPrasath., R. Nandakumar., P. Santhanam., P. Perumal., S. Ananth., S. Dinesh Kumar,      A. Shenbaga Devi., P. Raju., R. Chinnaraja and P. Ananthi., 2011. An investigation on hydrography and plankton ecology of Coromandel Coast, Southeast coast of India. In: Marine Biodiversity: Present Status and Prospects (eds. P. Santhanam & P. Perumal), Narendra Pub. House, Delhi (India) (ISBN- 978-9380428550) 75-89 pp. Cited by 2.


Development of feasible cultivation methods for macroalgae. Understanding and addressing the environmental factors affecting the macroalgae growth. Exploration of sustainable land and sea based macroalgae farming system.

Algal cultivation, Algal biology and biodiversity