New paper in Aquatic Conservation throws light on the exploitation of threatened freshwater fish for the pet trade

A new paper published in ‘Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems’ throws light for the first time the impacts of freshwater fish collections for the aquarium pet trade. With Dr. Rajeev Raghavan as the lead author and long time lab collaborators, Neelesh Dahanukar, Siby Philip and Anvar Ali as co authors, this paper looks at.. read more →

Anoop’s visit to the Zoological Society of London

PhD student VK Anoop spent two days with the fish group at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) learning the science behind breeding and husbandry of threatened freshwater fish species. Thanks to Benjamin Tapley for the hospitality! read more →

Student Conference on Conservation Science, Cambridge

Anoop made sure he is right in the front of the group photo at the 19th Student Conference on Conservation Science held at the University of Cambridge from 27th to 29th March 2018. read more →

Student Conference on Conservation Science

PhD student Anoop VK is in the United Kingdom after receiving a bursary and internship grant from the University of Cambridge to present a poster at the Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) and subsequently study the Indian fish collections at the Natural History Museum, London. read more →

Sampling in Malvan

Co-supervised PhD students, Ramvilas Ghosh, Shalu Kannan and Shilpa Jose take a break during their underwater sampling in Malvan, Maharashtra, India read more →

Science Communication Workshop

PhD Students Arya Sidharthan, Ramvilas Ghosh and Shalu Kannan are improving their science communication skills at the two-day workshop organized by the Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), Coimbatore. read more →

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 →