1. Research fund (Approx. $4600) from Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University, Gazipur 1706, Bangladesh for the project entitled “Molecular Characterization of Koi Fish (Anabas testudineus) for Conservation and Broodstock Identification” from July 2013 to June 2017.

2. Research fund (Approx. $7000) from the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the project entitled Molecular characterization and population structure of snakehead murrel (Channa striatus) in Bangladesh for conservation and broodstock development from July 2014 to June 2016.