Mr. Aminur Rashid
Mr. Aminur Rashid
Assistant Professor
BSc Fisheries (Hons.); MS in Aquaculture (SAU); MSc in Aquaculture (Ghent, Belgium)

Mr. Aminur Rashid is a young aquaculturist and academician, was born in 1989, in the Sylhet district of Bangladesh. He has obtained B.Sc. Fisheries (Hons.) in 2011 and MS in aquaculture in 2013 from the Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. In 2016, he was awarded the Belgian government scholarship VLIR-UOS and successfully completed the second MSc in Aquaculture from Ghent University, Belgium. During his study, he has the opportunity to do an internship on Shrimp (L. vannamei) farming in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Besides this, he worked as a research fellow at the INDO-BELSPO project at the Center for Science Education and Research at Nitte University, India. He attended several field training programs on aquatic animal farming (e.g. Salmon, Sea bass, Trout, Shrimp, Mussel, and Oyster, etc.), aquatic animal health management, shellfish culture at different farms and hatcheries in Ireland. Mr. Rashid is a very enthusiastic and passionate early-stage researcher who has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific articles. The professional motto of Mr. Rashid’s is “Remove hunger through Aquaculture”. At present, he is working as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Aquaculture in Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh.

Publication Profile:
  • Islam M. A., Islam, M. J., Arefin, S., Rashid, A., Barman, S. K., 2016. Factors Affecting Fisheries Biodiversity of Ratargul Swamp Forest of Sylhet District, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Science, Toxicology and Food Technology, 10 (1): 60-65.
  • Rashid, A., Alam, M. T., Marine, S. S., Islam, M. A., and Sarkar M. S. I., 2015. Community dependence on fish farming: study on its role in uplifting the socio-economic condition of fish farmers in Sylhet district. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ., 2 (1):97-105.
  • Marine S. S., Hossain, M. A., Rashid, A., Islam, M. A. and Bari, S. M., 2014. Marketing Strategies for dry fish in Sylhet District of Bangladesh. Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, 10 (2):162-169.
  • Marine S. S., Dey, T., Rashid, A., Barman, P. P. and Islam M. A., 2014. Fishing: A prominent means of livelihood of fishermen on Surma river basin at Sylhet District of Bangladesh. International Journal of Animal Fish Science, 2(1): 01-07.
  • Alam M. B., Islam, M. A., Marine, S. S., Rashid, A., Hossain M. A., and Rashid, H. 2014. Growth Performance of GIFT Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in cage culture at the old Brahmaputra river using different densities. J. Sylhet Agril. Univ. 1(2):265-271.
Research Interests:
  • IMTA (Integrated Multi-Tropic Aquaculture)
  • Antibiotic resistance in Aquaculture
  • Quorum Sensing Inhibition
  • Advanced Aquaculture
  • Aquaculture and Livelihoods
  • Aquatic Animal Health Management
Undergraduate Courses:
  • Rearing of Ornamental fishes (AQ 123)
  • Freshwater Aquaculture (AQ-121)
  • Coastal Aquaculture and Mariculture (AQ-212)
Masters Courses:
  • Mangrove Aquaculture (AQ 512)
  • Aquatic Animal Health Management
  • Aquarium Fish Culture
Academic Degrees and Qualification:
  • MSc in Aquaculture, Ghent University, Belgium (2016-2018)
  • MS in Aquaculture, Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2011-2013)
  • B.Sc.Fisheries (Hons.), Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh (2008-2011)
Awards and Scholarships:
  • Belgian Government Scholarship (VLIR-UOS)
Other Social and Cultural Organization Involvement:
  • Member, Krishibid Institution Bangladesh, Khamar Bari, Dhaka.
  • Banghabandu Fisheries Parisad, Bangladesh.
  • Ghent University Alumni Association, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Bengali (Mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent in speaking and writing)