MFSc, College Fisheries, Managlore, India, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, 1998.
Research assistant fisheries University Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, 1984—1986. Scientist fish & fisheries Indian Council of Agricultural Research Research Complex National Endowment of the Humanities Region, Imphal, India, 1986—1997. Senior scientist fish & fisheries Central Institute Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai, India, 1997—2004.
Associate research scientist MFD Kuwait Institute of Science Research, Salmiya, Kuwait, since 2004. Principal scientist Chemical Industries Basel, Chennai, 2006.
Fellow: International Society Biotechnologists, India. Member: Association Inland Fisheries Society India, Professional Fishreis Graduates' Forum India, Mumbai (president 2002-2003, Best Overseas Indian Fisheries Scientists 2006), Andaman Science Association, Asian Fisheries Society.
Married Abida Abidunnisa Mohyudeen, November 16, 1987. 1 child Suraiya Noor Fathima.