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Dr. Rajeev Raghavan 

Assistant Professor

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Unmesh Katwate

PhD Candidate – Taxonomy and systematics of small barbs of the Western Ghats

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Anoop VK

PhD Candidate  [Kerala State Biodiversity Board Doctoral Fellowship] – Taxonomy and systematics of nemacheilid loaches of the Western Ghats

Akshaya A

PhD Candidate  – Prioritisation of species and sites for freshwater fish conservation in the Western Ghats

Arya Sidharthan

PhD Candidate  [Kerala State Biodiversity Board Doctoral Fellowship] – Taxonomy and Conservation genetics of the fishes of the family Tetraodontidae

Ramvilas Ghosh

Co-Supervised PhD Candidate with Dr. Ranjeet K  – Taxonomy, phylogenetics and evolution of gorgonians

Shalu Kannan

Co-Supervised PhD Candidate with Dr. Ranjeet K – [CSIR-UGC Junior Research Fellowship] – Taxonomy, ecology and conservation of syngnathids

Shilpa Jose

Co-Supervised PhD Candidate with Dr. Ranjeet K  – Diversity, ecology and conservation of crinoids

Mubarak M

Master of Fisheries Science/MFSc Student  – Taxonomy of snappers of the genus Lutjanus in the Arabian Sea

Previous Members

Eldho PS (Master of Fisheries Science/MFSc, 2016-2017)

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

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

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

Swathy KS (Master of Science in Biological Oceanography and Biodiversity, 2015-2016)

Richu A (Master of Science in Biological Oceanography and Biodiversity, 2015-2016)

Collaborators

We believe that success in science comes through collaboration and therefore much of our research is born and progress through joint effort. Over the years (and till this day!), we have worked with some of the best minds in the subject from over 20 institutions in six countries.

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 (KUFOS), 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 (IGB), Berlin, Germany

Ranjeet K, Department of Fishery Hydrography, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi, India

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

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

Adrian C. Pinder, University of Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom

Michael F. Tlusty, New England Aquarium (NEAq), 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 (KAU), Thrissur, India

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

Scott Dowd, New England Aquarium (NEAq), Boston, United States of America

Suresh Kumar, Department of Fishery Hydrography, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS), Kochi, India

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

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

Nadeem Qadri, The Nature University, Srinagar, India

Nikhil Sood, India Gills, Bangalore, India

D.B. Gurung, College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan, Lobesa, Bhutan

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