Dr. Rajeev Raghavan (Assistant Professor)

Unmesh Katwate (PhD Candidate, 2017-2020 – Taxonomy of small barbs of the Western Ghats)

Anoop V.K. (PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020 – Taxonomy of nemacheilid loaches of Western Ghats)

Akshaya A (PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020 – Prioritisation of species and sites for freshwater fish conservation in the Western Ghats)

Shilpa Jose (Co-Supervised PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020  – Taxonomy, ecology and conservation of sea lillies)

Ramvilas Ghosh (Co-Supervised PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020  – Taxonomy, phylogenetics and evolution of gorgonids)

Shalu Kannan (Co-Supervised PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020  – Taxonomy, ecology and conservation of seahorses)

Arya Sidharthan (Co-Supervised PhD Candidate, 2017 – 2020  – Taxonomy, biology, ecology and population characteristics of lionfishes)

Remya Sundar (Project Fellow, 2015 – )

Anju K.V. (Project Fellow, 2016 – )

Eldho P.S. (Master of Fisheries Science/MFSc, 2016-2017)

Athira NK (Research Intern, February 2017 – )

Sangeetha Nair (Visiting PhD Student, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai, February/March 2017)

Parul Gurjar (Visiting PhD Student, Barkatullah University, Bhopal, December 2016)

Rufus T (Master of Fisheries Science/MFSc, 2015-2016)

Sowmya Murugan (Summer Intern, IISER, Thiruvananthapuram, June/July 2016)


Neelesh Dahanukar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India

Siby Philip, Department of Zoology, Nirmalagiri College, Kannur, India

Anvar Ali, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Kochi, India

Sanjay Molur, Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), Coimbatore, India

Bijukumar A, Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India

Ralf Britz, Natural History Museum (NHM), London, United Kingdom

Steven J. Cooke, Institute of Environmental Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Jörg Freyhof, Leibinz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries, Berlin, Germany

Arun Kanagavel, Conservation Research Group, St. Albert’s College, Kochi, India

Unmesh Katwate, Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), Mumbai, India

Adrian C. Pinder, Mahseer Trust, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

Michael F. Tlusty, New England Aquarium, Boston, United States of America

Shijo Joseph, Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), Thrissur, India

Binoy V.V, National Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, India

P.O. Nameer, Center for Wildlife Studies, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, India

Josin Tharian, Department of Zoology, St. John’s College, Anchal, India

Scott Dowd, New England Aquarium, Boston, United States of America

Shannon D Bower, Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

Benno Pereira, Department of Zoology, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Nikhil Sood, India Gills, Bangalore, India

Derek D’souza, International Game Fishing Association and Mahseer Trust