Jurassic invaders!

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan co-authored a paper in Current Science on the occurrence and potential impacts of exotic mega-fish in the natural waters of Kerala read more →

The enigmatic Gollum Snakehead

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan and PhD student, VK Anoop were involved in an international project that led to the description of the gollum snakehead, Aenigmachanna gollum, a bizarre subterranean species of snakehead fish from the aquifers of Kerala. read more →

SHOAL Project Mahseer Kick-off Meeting

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan participated in the kick-off meeting of the SHOAL (a new international initiative to conserve freshwater biodiversity) Project Mahseer at WWF, New Delhi read more →

Global Review on Mahseers

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan and PhD student Unmesh Katwate contributed to the most comprehensive review published on mahseer fishes of the world in ‘Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries’ read more →

Unmesh at the Natural History Museum

Unmesh is almost wrapping up his month-long visit to the Natural History Museum where he worked on South Asian freshwater fish specimens, many of which were collected during the 1800s. read more →

Arya at the Natural History Museum

PhD student Arya Sidharthan visited the Fish Section of the Natural History Museum, London to examine balitorid loach collections from India. Her visit was part of an extended stay in the UK in connection with the SCCS 2019 Cambridge events. read more →

Visiting Research at the Natural History Museum, London

PhD student Unmesh Katwate will be spending a month working on Indian fish collections, with Dr. Ralf Britz at the Natural History Museum, London. read more →

Prize for best talk – SCCS Cambridge

PhD student Unmesh Katwate received the second best talk award at the SCCS Cambridge 2019 edition for his presentation on the cryptic cyprinid diversity of Western Ghats read more →

Face to face with Sir. David Attenborough

PhD student, Unmesh Katwate was one of the select participants from the 2019 SCCS-Cambridge who received an opportunity to ask a question on conservation to Sir. David Attenborough. Unmesh asked Sir David, “why freshwater conservation lacks public appeal and why the common public is disconnected with freshwater conservation”? Indeed a great fan moment! read more →