Visit by Neelesh Dahanukar, IISER Pune

Dr. Neelesh Dahanukar, long-term collaborator and supporter of the lab visited and interacted with PhD and Masters students on 2nd March 2020. read more →

IUCN Red List Workshop

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan co-led an IUCN Red List Workshop to assess the conservation status of the freshwater fishes of the Indus River, at Kandy, Sri Lanka from 25th February to 2nd March 2020. read more →

Lab discovery finds a place in Prime Minister’s address

The discovery of the world’s largest cave fish from Meghalaya was the focus of the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi’s address to the nation – Mann Ki Baat on 24th February 2020 read more →

Round Table sessions at Second International Mahseer Conference

Rajeev Raghavan led the round table session on ‘mahseer taxonomy’ at the Second International Mahseer Conference held at Chiang Mai from February 11 to 16 2020. read more →

Discovery of the world’s largest cavefish

Rajeev Raghavan was involved in the discovery of the world’s largest cavefish, a yet-to-be described species of Mahseer (Tor sp.), which was covered by several leading media houses including National Geographic. read more →

Second International Mahseer Conference

Dr. Rajeev Raghavan served on the scientific committee and delivered a keynote talk on the current status of mahseer taxonomy at the Second International Mahseer Conference held at Chiang Mai, Thailand from 11th to 16th February 2020. read more →

Rivers for Future Conference

Rajeev Raghavan delivered an invited talk on ‘Sustainable Development Goals and Riverine Fisheries in India’ at the International Conference on Rivers for Future organized by the Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. read more →


Rajeev Raghavan delivered a plenary talk on ‘barometer of India’s marine life’ at MECOS 3 – International Symposium on Marine Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities organized by the Marine Biological Association of India/MBAI at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi. read more →

Visit of Prof. Kazunori Yamahira

Professor Kazunori Yamahira of the Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan visited the lab to discuss about potential collaboration in the field of freshwater fish systematics and biogeography. read more →

Talk on Scientific Publishing

Rajeev Raghavan delivered a talk on ‘How to publish scientific papers in top journals?’ at the Agharkar Research Institute, Pune on 23rd December 2019. read more →