In search of the elusive humpbacks

PhD student Anoop VK joined a team of conservationists from the Wildlife Association of South India (WASI), Bangalore in a field survey to understand the distribution and abundance of the rare humpbacked mahseer (Tor sp.) in the Moyar River. This project is part of the Mahseer Trust-TATA Power ‘Kaveri Mission’ initiative. read more →

Scientific Writing Workshop

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan was one of the three lead speakers at the Workshop on Scientific Writing organized by the Directorate of Research, and College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur on 23rd and 24th February 2018. read more →

Rajeev receives his 1000th citation!

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan receives his 1000th citations (based on Google Scholar)! read more →

A fish trapped in time on the Andaman Islands

Unmesh Katwate (PhD student) and Rajeev Raghavan co-authored a paper in Zootaxa, clearing the identity of an enigmatic killifish trapped in time on the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Bay of Bengal. The abstract is available on the journal homepage, and a full paper available on request from the authors. read more →

Rajeev Raghavan nominated to the RAC of Department of Wildlife Studies, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University

Rajeev Raghavan has been nominated to the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of the Department of Wildlife Studies, College of Forestry, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur. read more →

World Wetland Day – Fish Count at the Kole Ramsar Site

Rajeev Raghavan and PhD students, Anoop VK and Arya Sidharthan participated in the Kole Fish Count in connection with the World Wetland Day. read more →

National Workshop on Tools and Techniques for Management of Aquatic Ecosystems

Dr. Rajeev delivered an invited talk on ‘taxonomy of river and lake fishes’ at the National Workshop on Tools and Techniques for Management of Aquatic Ecosystems organized by the Center for Excellence in Aquatic Resource Management at the Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS). read more →

Frogs and Fish

Professor Sathyabhama Das Biju from the University of Delhi, dubbed the frog man of India for his contributions to the taxonomy and conservation of South Asian amphibians visited the group and interacted with the students. Also seen in the photo is Professor Bijukumar from the University of Kerala who joined for discussions on freshwater taxonomy. read more →

INSPIRE Science Internship Camp

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan was an invited speaker at the INSPIRE Science Internship Camp for school students organized by the Sacred Heart College, Thevara. read more →

Conference on Evolutionary and Integrative Biology (CEIB 2017)

Anoop VK, PhD student presented his work on the ‘genetic diversity and phylogeography of the Western Ghats hillstream loach genus Mesonoemacheilus’ at the Conference on Evolutionary and Integrative Biology at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune. read more →