Meeting with Amanda Vincent

PhD students Shalu Kannan and Ramvilas Ghosh caught up with Amanda Vincent, Director of Project Seahorse and Professor at the Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia during her Indian trip to discuss about their work on seahorses and sea fans of the Indian waters. read more →

Diversity in journals! Eight in eight months of 2017!!

Research from the lab has found its way to eight different journals in the eight months of 2017 with AT LEAST two more to be represented by the end of the year! read more →

Doctoral Fellowships from the Kerala State Biodiversity Board

Congratulations to PhD students Anoop V.K and Arya Sidharthan for being selected for the Kerala State Biodiversity Board’s Doctoral Fellowship 2017. While Anoop will use this fellowship to work on the systematics and evolution of hill stream loaches of the family Nemacheilidae in Western Ghats, Arya will focus her research on the taxonomy and ecology of.. read more →

New paper on sustainability of small-scale fisheries in Western Ghats

Small, least conspicuous fish species are targeted through subsistence fisheries in many regions of the world, but little is known about their population dynamics or exploitation levels. In the Western Ghats of India, part of a global biodiversity hotspot and an exceptional region of freshwater fish diversity and endemism, several small species of loaches are.. read more →

Mahseer 2017 – Rajeev Raghavan delivers a talk on the ‘past, present and future of stocking in India’

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan delivered a talk entitled ‘Mahseers on the move: past, present and future of stocking in India at Mahseer 2017 – International Workshop on Mahseer Conservation held at Hotel International, Kochi, India on 5th of April 2017. A video of the talk can be accessed from read more →