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 →

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 →

National Seminar on Mainstreaming Biodiversity

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan delivered a talk on ‘Fishes of Western Ghats: diversity, threats and conservation’ at the National Seminar on Mainstreaming Biodiversity organized by the Department of Zoology, Maharajas College, Ernakulam read more →

Visitors from Natural History Museum and University of Kelaniya

Dr. Ralf Britz from the Natural History Museum (London) and Hiranya Sudasinghe from the University of Kelaniya (Sri Lanka) are visiting to undertake collaborative work on the taxonomy of several group of freshwater fishes of India and Sri Lanka. read more →