K. SIVAKUMAR Professor

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  • Department of Ecology & Environmental Sciences
  • School of Life Sciences
  • ksivakumar@pondiuni.ac.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 Ph.D Zoology/ A study on breeding behaviour of the Nicobar Megapode Bharathiyar University 2001
2 M.Phil Zoology/ Histopathology of Vibrio damsela innoculated tiger prawn Penaus monodon and the impact of nutritional status on disease resistance Pondicherry University 1995
3 M.Sc Zoology Pondicherry Univesity 1994
4 B.Sc Zoology Pondicherry Univesity 1992

Area of Specializaion

Wildlife Ecology, Conservation Biology, Animal Behaviour, Ornithology, Aquatic Biology, Coastal and Marine Biodiversity, Invasive Ecology and Protected Areas Management Planning

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award
1 Member of Curricular Area Group: Environmental Education NATIONAL National Council of Education and Research, Government of India 2023 NA
2 Member of Programme Advisory Committee for Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research (POWER-PAC), SERB-DST, Government of India NATIONAL DST, Govt of India 2023 NA
3 Member of the Tamil Nadu State Biodiversity Board STATE Government of Tamil Nadu 2023 NA
4 Memeber of UNEP - CMS Dugong MoU Technical Advisory Committee INTERNATIONAL UNEP-CMS Dugong MoU 2023 NA
5 Evaluator of European Union BIODIVERSA+ Proposals INTERNATIONAL European Biodiversity Partnership 2022 NA
6 Member of Programme Advisory Committee of CRG DST-SERB, Government of India NATIONAL DST, Govt of India 2022 NA
7 Member of Informal Advisory Committee of EBSA, Convention on Biological Diversity INTERNATIONAL UN - Convention on Biological Diversity 2019 NA
8 NETHERLANDS FELLOWSHIP (NFF) INTERNATIONAL Government of Netherlands 2013 NA
9 Member of Antarctica Expedition NATIONAL Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India 2008 NA
10 UNITAR FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL UNITAR 2008 NA
11 UNITAR FELLOWSHIP INTERNATIONAL UNITAR 2006 NA
12 UNIVERSITY GOLD MEDAL FOR MPHIL STATE Pondicherry University 1995 NA
13 MERITORIOUS STUDENT OF INDIA NATIONAL Government of India 1995 NA
14 UNIVERSITY GOLD MEDAL FOR MSC STATE Pondicherry University 1994 NA

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Scientist B Faculty of Wildlife Biology Wildlife Institute of India
2 Scientist C Department of Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India
3 Scientist D Department of Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India
4 Scientist E Department of Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India
5 Scientist F (Professor) Department of Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India
6 Scientist G (Sr Professor) Department of Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India
7 Professor Department of Ecology and Environmental Sciences Pondicherry University

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 Scientist B to G Endangered Species Management Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun Wildlife Science and Conservation Biology
2 Professor Ecology and Environmental Sciences Pondicherry University, Pondicherry Wildlife Science and Conservation Biology
3 Research Scholar Avian Ecology Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History, Coimbatore Animal Behaviour
4 Research Scholar Zoology Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Pondicherry University Histopathology

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks
1 Minimum Environmental E-Flows for Indian Rivers Ecohydrology First time, E-flows was calculated using habitat preference method for Indian rivers
2 Species Recovery Plans for endangered marine species in India Conservation Biology First time, Guidelines for Marine Mammals Stranding Management, Action Plan for Dugong and Turtles p
3 Use of drone technology in monitoring marine megafauna in India Ecology First time, marine megafauna was assessed using drone technology in India
4 Developed new climate change modelling for Aquatic Ecosystem of Himalaya Climate Change New spatial modeling developed to better understand the impact of climate change on aquatic biodiver

Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Population status and distribution pattern of Indian Peafowl (Pavo cristatus Linnaeus, 1758) in Chilla Range, Rajaji National Park Novonil Das and K. Sivakumar The Indian Forester 135(10):1391-1396 2009 NA
2 Diversity, conservation and sustainable use of fish resources of Banganga wetland, Uttarakhand, India Sivakumar, K The Indian Forester 133 (10): 1373-1380 2007 NA

Papers Published in Non UGC Approved Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Conserving Freshwater Ecosystems in India: A call to action. Arora, R., Balachander, T., Agrawal, I.,Panda, R., Gupta, D., Kasturirangan, A. K. Sivakumar, et al. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 34(5),e4165.https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.416512 of 12ARORAET AL. 2024 3.25
2 Fish on the platter! Dietary habits of fishing cats (Prionailurus viverrinus) in the Godavari Delta, India. Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray, Yellapu Srinivas, Sudhakar Malla, T Byragi Reddy, Matt Hayward and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Mammal Research https://doi.org/10.1007/s13364-023-00731-0 2024 1.8
3 Latitudinal variation in seagrass communities with special emphasis on post-tsunami status in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, India Swapnali Gole,Nehru Prabakaran,Sumit Prajapati,Sohini Dudhat,Himansu Das,Sivakumar Kuppusamy,Jeyaraj Antony Johnson PLoS One https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0300654 2024 3.7
4 Movement and home range of golden mahseer (Tor putitora, Hamilton 1822) inhabiting the Himalayan waters in India Bhawna Dhawan, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Gopala Areendran and Jeyaraj Antony Johnson Current science VOL. 126(8): 923-931 2024 1.10
5 Clarification on the onymotope of a planorbid snail Gyraulus saltensis Germain, 1922 (Gastropoda: Planorbidae) Sheikh Sajan, Kuppusamy Sivakumar & Basudev Tripathy J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc 120(2). doi: 10.17087/jbnhs/2023/v120/166250 2023 0.23
6 Revisiting the systematic position of the enigmatic Nicobar Bulbul (Ixos nicobariensis) Naman Goyal, Ashwin Warudkar, Vishnupriya Kolipakam, Bhawana Pant, Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Pratap Singh, Qamar Qureshi, Manoj V. Nair IBIS https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.13297 2023 2.1
7 New insights on the phylogeny and genetic status of a highly vagile seabird from east Antarctica Ankit Shankar Pacha; Anant Pande; Shashank Arya; Shailendra Saini; Kuppusamy Sivakumar; Samrat Mondol Polar Science DOI: 10.1016/j.polar.2023.100972 2023 1.8
8 Habitat suitability of golden mahseer young ones (Tor putitora, Hamilton 1822) in Himalayan waters, India Bhawna Dhawan; Kuppusammy Sivakumar; Jeyaraj Antony Johnson River Research and Applications DOI: 10.1002/rra.4192 2023 2.2
9 Tracing climate change with riverine ecotones and macroinvertebrates: is there need for extended monitoring at low elevations in western Himalaya?. Dubey, V.K., Sharma, A., Borah, H., Johnson, J.A., and Sivakumar Kuppusamy Aquatic Sciences 85, 63 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00027-023-00963-x 2023 3.04
10 Elasmobranch conservation, challenges and management strategy in India: recommendations from a national consultative meeting K. V. Akhilesh, Shoba Joe Kizhakudan, M. Muktha, T. M. Najmudeen, Sujitha Thomas, Divya Karnad, Dipani Sutaria, Merwyn Fernandes, Trisha Gupta, Naveen Namboothri, Vardhan Patankar, Swatipriyanka Sen, Current Science VOL. 124(3):292-303 2023 1.10
11 Flowering and fruitng of Tape Seagrass Enhalus acoroides (L.f.) Royle from the Andaman Islands: observatons from inforescence buds to dehiscent fruit Gole, S., Sivakumar Kuppusamy, H. Das & J.A. Johnson Journal of Threatened Taxa 15(1): 22494–22500 2023 NA
12 Herd Size Dynamics and Observations on the Natural History of Dugongs (Dugong dugon) in the Andaman Islands, India Swapnali Gole; Sumit Prajapati; Nehru Prabakaran; Jeyaraj Antony Johnson; Kuppusamy Sivakumar Aquatic Mammals DOI: 10.1578/AM.49.1.2023.53 2023 1.30
13 Spatial diversity and habitat characteristics of seagrass meadows with management recommendations in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Gole, Prajapati, Prabakaran, Das, Sivakumar Kuppusamy and Johnson Front. Mar. Sci. Volume 10 - 2023 | doi: 10.3389/fmars.2023.1251887 2023 3.7
14 India must protect Himalayan headwaters Aashna Sharma, Vineet K. Dubey, Yogesh K. Rawal, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Jeyaraj, Sambandam Sathyakumar Science 376(6594): 706-706 2022 43.73
15 Conservation of Sea Turtles along the Puducherry Coast of India Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Prachi Sachchidanand Hatkar, R. Senthil Kumaran & Ramani Suresh Kumar IOTN 36:5=12 2022 0.0
16 Understanding dietary differences in Indian dugongs through opportunistic gut sampling of stranded individuals Sumit Prajapati, Chinmaya Ghanekar, Sameeha Pathan, Rukmini Shekar, Madhu Magesh, Swapnali Gole, Srabani Bose, Sweta Iyer, Anant Pande, Kuppusamy Sivakumar and Jeyaraj Antony Johnson Current Science 123 (10): 1259-1264 2022 1.10
17 New distribution record of globally threatened Ocean Turf Grass Halophila beccarii Ascherson, 1871 from the North Andaman Islands highlights the impor Gole, S., P. Gaidhani, S. Bose, A. Pande, J.A. Johnson & K. Sivakumar Journal of Threatened Taxa doi.org/10.11609/jott.7719.14.1.20406-20412 2022 0.0
18 Habitat suitability modeling of a conservation-significant fishspecies of the Kosi River, Uttarakhand, India Eliza Khwairakpam; Bhawna Dhawan; Kuppusamy Sivakumar; Antony Johnson River Research and Applications November, 2022, 1-11 2022 2.78
19 Diversity of seagrasses and site-specific strategy for their restoration in Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park—Gujarat, India Adhavan, D., Chandran, R. & Sivakumar, K Journal of Coastal Conservation 26, 20 (2022) 2022 1.84
20 Role of protected area in reducing marine and plastic litter: A case study from India's first Marine Protected Area and comparison with Non-Protected Anju Baroth,Sonalika Mamgain,Kuppusamy Sivakumar Journal of Industrial Ecology doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13248 2022 6.95
21 Spatio-temporal analysis identifies marine mammal stranding hotspots along the Indian coastline S Dudhat, A Pande, A Nair, Mondal, M Srinivasan, K Sivakumar Scientific reports 12 (1), 1-20 2022 4,99
22 Scars of hope and forewarn of a bleak future: post-mortem findings of dugongs (Dugong dugon) belonging to a relict population in the Gulf of Kachchh, Sameeha Pathan, Anant Pande, Kuppusamy Sivakumar and J. A. Johnson Current Science VOL. 123, NO. 7:919-924 2022 1.10
23 Light-weight unmanned aerial vehicle surveys detect dugongs and other globally threatened marine species from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India Sagar Rajpurkar Anant Pande Sajal Sharma Swapnali Gole Sohini Dudhat J. A. Johnson K. Sivakumar Current Science VOL. 121 2021 1.10
24 A rare photographic record of Eurasian Otter Lutra lutra with a note on its habitat from the Bhagirathi Basin, western Himalaya, India Sathyakumar, Pal., Sivakumar, K Journal of Threatened Taxa 10.11609/jott.6937.13.13.20072-20077 2021 0.0
25 Introduced, invaded and forgotten: allopatric and sympatric native snow trout life-histories indicate brown trout invasion effects in the Himalayan hi Sharma, A., Dubey, V.K., Johnson, J.A. and K. Sivakumar Biological Invasions doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02454-8 2021 3.13
26 Fish communities and associated habitat variables in the upper Subansiri River of Arunachal Pradesh, eastern Himalaya, India Satpathy, S., K. Sivakumar & J.A. Johnson Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(1): 17477–17486 2021 0.0
27 Taxonomic and guild structure of fsh assemblages in the streams of Western Himalaya, India Jeyaraj Antony Johnson, Aashna Sharma,Vandana Rajput, Vineet Kumar Dubey, Kuppusamy Sivakumar Community Ecology doi.org/10.1007/s42974-020-00026-3 2021 1.66
28 Monitoring and predicting regional land use and land cover changes in an estuarine landscape of India Priyamvada Bagaria, Subrata Nandy, Debashis Mitra and K. Sivakumar Environ Monit Assess doi.org/10.1007/s10661-021-08915-4 2021 2.51
29 Shifting shoreline of the estuarine landscape in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India P Bagaria, D Mitra, S Nandy, K Sivakumar Environmental Earth Sciences 80 (16), 1-20 2021 2.18
30 Spatial assemblage and interference competition of introduced Brown Trout (Salmo trutta) in a Himalayan river network: Implications for native fish co Aashna Sharma , Vineet Kumar Dubey , Jeyaraj Antony Johnson , Yogesh Kumar Rawal and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 24(2): 33–42 2021 1.2
31 New record of Carychium indicum Benson, 1849 from Himachal Pradesh, India (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Ellobioidea). S Sajan, B Tripathy, K Sivakumar, K Chandra SPIXIANA 44 (1), 38-38 2021 0.61
32 Dendritic prioritization through spatial stream network modeling informs targeted management of Himalayan riverscapes under brown trout invasion Sharma, A., Dubey, V. K., Johnson, J. A., Rawal, Y. K., & Sivakumar, K Journal of Applied Ecology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13997 2021 6.53
33 Invasive brown trout Salmo trutta induce differential growth strategies in the native snow trout Schizothorax richardsonii of Himalaya: Are natives in Johal, M. S., Sharma, A., Dubey, V. K., Johnson, J. A., Rawal, Y. K., & Sivakumar, K Journal of Applied Ichthyology doi.org/10.1111/jai.1424 2021 0.89
34 Taxonomic and guild structure of fish assemblages in the streams of Western Himalaya, India Jeyaraj Antony Johnson · Aashna Sharma · Vandana Rajput · Vineet Kumar Dubey · Kuppusamy Sivakumar Community Ecology doi.org/10.1007/s42974-020-00026-3 2020 1.66
35 Detection and mapping of seagrass meadows at Ritchie’s archipelago using Sentinel 2A satellite imagery Sharad Bayyana, Satish Pawar, Swapnali Gole, Sohini Dudhat, Anant Pande, Debashis Mitra, Jeyaraj Antony Johnson and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Current Science 118(8):1275-1282 2020 1.10
36 Avifaunal diversity along the riverine habitats of Papikonda National Park, Andhra Pradesh,India Ray, P., G. Malla, U. Manral, J.A. Johnson & K. Sivakumar Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(14): 16993–16999 2020 0.0
37 Is there always space at the top? Ensemble modeling reveals climate-driven high-altitude squeeze for the vulnerable snow trout Schizothorax richardson Aashna Sharma, Vineet Kumar Dubey, Jeyaraj Antony Johnson, Yogesh Kumar Rawal, Kuppusamy Sivakumar Ecological Indicators doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2020.106900 2020 6.26
38 Past records and current distribution of seabirds at Larsemann Hills and Schirmacher Oasis, east Antarctica Pande, A., Mondol, S., Sathyakumar, S., Mathur, V., Ray, Y., & Sivakumar, K Polar Record doi:10.1017/S0032247420000364 2020 0.84
39 Development of habitat suitability criteria for conservation of the black‐necked crane in Nyamjang Chu River in eastern Himalaya, India in connectio Jeyaraj A. Johnson, Taibanganba Watham Govindan V. Gopi Kuppusamy Sivakumar River Research and Applications doi.org/10.1002/rra.3752 2020 2.78
40 Mitochondrial phylogeography reveals high haplotype diversity and unique genetic lineage in Indian Dugongs (Dugong dugon) Yellapu Srinivas, Anant Pande, Swapnali Gole, P.V.R. Prem Jothi, K. Madhu Magesh, Sameeha Pathan, Sohini Dudhat, Rukmini Shekar, Devanshi Kukadia, Jeyaraj Antony Johnson, Samrat Mondol, Kuppusamy Siva Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems DOI: 10.1002/aqc.3490 2020 2.93
41 REDESCRIPTION AND ECOLOGICAL NICHE OF A LANDSNAIL DICHARAX STRANGULATUS (L. PFEIFFER, 1846) IN THE HIMALAYA (GASTROPODA: CYCLOPHOROIDEA: ALYCAEIDAE) Sheikh Sajan, Barna Páll-Gergely, Basudev Tripathy, Paromit Chatterjee, Kailash Chandra & Kuppusamy Sivakumar Journal of Conchology 43(5): 521-530 2020 0.78
42 Potential impacts of non-native fish on the threatened mahseer (Tor) species of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hot spot Gupta N, Everard M, Nautiyal P, Sivakumar, K Aquatic Conserv: Mar Freshw Ecosyst doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3275 2020 2.93
43 When nature decides who stays and who goes: Priority effects extirpating the non-native brown trout Salmo trutta fario L. population from a Himalayan Aashna Sharma, Vineet Kumar Dubey, Prakash Nautiyal Jeyaraj Antony Johnson, Yogesh Kumar Rawal and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Current Science 117 (2): 186-187 2019 1.10
44 Rediscovery and re-description of Rhaphaulus assamicus Godwin-Austen, 1886, an endemic pupinid land snail from India (Gastropoda: Pupinidae) Sheikh Sajan, Basudev Tripathy, Kailash Chandra & Kuppusamy Sivakumar Journal of Natural History 53:41-42, 2553-2562 2019 1.02
45 Patterns in spatial segregation between the endemic Nicobar Bulbul (Ixos nicobariensis) and the introduced Red-whiskered Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus) o Naman Goyal, Pratap Singh, Sivakumar K, Manoj V Nair The Wilson Journal of Ornithology doi.org/10.1676/18-149 2019 0.57
46 Notes on the fishing cats of the Godavari delta, Andhra Pradesh, India Malla G., Ray P., Rajasekar P. S. & Sivakumar K IUCN CatNews 70 2019 0.0
47 A new species of the genus Macrochlamys Gray, 1847 (Stylommatophora: Ariophantidae) from Western Himalaya, India Sheikh Sajan, Basudev Tripathy, Kailash Chandra & Kuppusamy Sivakumar Journal of Natural History 53:13-14, 797-813 2019 1.02
48 Invasion of giant alien land snail Lissachatina fulica (Férussac, 1821) in Sagar Island of India Sajan, S.K., Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar and Saheba Khatun Rec. zool. Surv. India Vol. 118(1):100-102 2018 0.0
49 Recent additions to the avifauna of Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray, K. Sivakumar, J. A. Johnson & G. V. Gopi BirdingASIA 29 (2018): 68–69 2018 0.0
50 Nesting Space Dynamics and Its Relationship with the Arribada of Olive Ridley Turtles at Gahirmatha Rookery, East Coast of India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar, B. C. Choudhury, S. K. Dutta, and Bivash Pandav Journal of Herpetology 52(4):381-386 2018 1.41
51 Feeding behaviour of fishing cat in the Godavari mangroves, India Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray and K. Sivakumar IUCN CatNews 67 Spring 2018: 30-31 2018 0.0
52 Cross-species screening of microsatellite markers for individual identification of snow petrel Pagodroma nivea and Wilson’s storm petrel Oceanites o Anant Pande, Nidhi Rawat, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Sambandam Sathyakumar, Vinod B. Mathur and Samrat Mondol PeerJ DOI 10.7717/peerj.5243 2018 3.06
53 Updating India’s National Biodiversity Action Plan: the process and way forward Malvika Onial, Biba Jasmine, Yashaswi Singh, Anant Pande, Chinnasamy Ramesh, Kuppusamy Sivakumar and Vinod. B. Mathur Current Science Vol. 115, No. 3, 10 August 2018: 422-427 2018 1.10
54 Movements of Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the Bay of Bengal, India, Determined via Satellite Telemetry. Chelonian Conservation and Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, Binod Chandra Choudhury and Kupuswamy Sivakumar Chelonian Conservation and Biology doi:10.2744/CCB-1245.1 2018 1.67
55 North-south gradient of incidence, distribution and variations of coral reef communities in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India N. Marimuthu, J. S. Yogesh Kumar, C. Raghunathan, N. V. Vinithkumar, R. Kirubagaran, K. Sivakumar, K. Venkataraman J Coastal Conservation 21:289–301 2017 1.84
56 Climate change and species distribution in the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot Nishikant Gupta, Shailendra Raut, Prakash Nautiya, J.A. Johnson, K. Sivakumar and Vinod B. Mathur NeBIO Vol. 8, No. 1: 1 – 5 2017 0.0
57 New distribution records of Elegant Water Shrew Nectogale elegans Milne-Edwards, 1870 (Mammalia: Eulipotyphla: Soricidae) from the western Himalaya, U Aashna Sharma, Vandana Rajput, Vineet K. Dubey, Aavika Dhanda, Shagun Thakur, J.A. Johnson, S. Sathyakumar and K. Sivakumar Journal of Threatened Taxa Vol. 9| No. 12 | Pp. 11097–11099 2017 0.0
58 Sampling protocol for terrestrial molluscs in the high altitude landscape of the Indian Himalayas S.K. Sajan, Basudev Tripathy and K. Sivakumar J. Sci. Trans. Environ. Technov 11(1) : 54-57 2017 0.0
59 Records of Black-necked Stork Ephippiorhynchus asiaticus from the coastal areas of the Kutch district of Gujarat, India Mayurdan Gadhavi, Devanshi Kukadia, N. Gokulakannan, Shahid Dar, Gautam Talukdar, K. Sivakumar & Gopi G. V Forktai 33: 135-137 2017 0.57
60 Recent record of Indo-Pacific Hump-backed dolphins (Sousa chinensis, Osbeck, 1765) from the coastal waters of Andhra Pradesh, India Priyamvada Bagaria, J A Johnson and K. Sivakumar Indian Journal of Geo Marine Sciences 46(10): 2152-2155 2017 0.55
61 Monitoring Wildlife and their Habitats in the Southern Ocean and Around Indian Research Stations in Antarctica Anant Pande, K Sivakumar, S Sathyakumar, R Suresh Kumar, J A Johnson, Samrat Mondol And Vinod B Mathur Proc Indian Natn Sci Acad 83 No. 2 June Thematic Issue 2017 pp. 483-496 2017 0.0
62 Ecological flow requirement for fishes of Godavari river: flow estimation using the PHABSIM method J. A. Johnson, K. Sivakumar and Jordan Rosenfeld Current Science VOL. 113(11): 2187-2193 2017 1.10
63 Indigenous techniques of catching mudskipper in Bhavnagar and Bharuch districts, Gujarat Gadhavi MK, Kukadia D, Dar S, Gokulakannan N, Talukdar G, Sivakumar K and Gopi GV Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol. 16(3): 533-538 2017 1.09
64 Application of different satellite image classification techniques for mapping land use and land cover of East Godavari River Estuarine Landscape, And Priyamvada Bagaria, Subrata Nandy, Debashish Mitra, Panna Lal and K. Sivakumar International Journal of Advancement in Remote Sensing, GIS and Geography Vol.5, No.1, 1-16 2017 1.3
65 The first record of shark attack on the Indo-Pacific hump-back Dolphin, Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765) in Mithapur coast, India Adhavan, D.; Subburaman, S.; Kamboj, R. D.; Sivakumar, K.;Choudhury, B. C Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences 45(10): 1317-1319. 2016 0.49
66 Fish festivals’ in the Garhwal Himalaya: conservation options amidst age-old practices Kartikeya Sharma, Nishikant Gupta, J. A. Johnson and K. Sivakumar Current Science 110( 7):1155-1156 2016 1.10
67 Beach dynamics and impact of armouring on olive ridley sea turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) nesting at Gahirmatha rookery of Odisha coast, India Behera, Satyaranjan, Tripathy, Basudev, Sivakumar, K. Choudhury, B.C Indian Journal of Geo-Marine Sciences Vol.45(02): 233-238 2016 0.49
68 Mapping Land Use And Land Cover Changes Between 2004-2015 In Select Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches Of Puducherry, India Prachi Hatkar, Priyamvada Bagaria, Sivakumar, K International Journal of Technical Research & Science 1(4): 35-37 2016 0.0
69 God's fishes: religion, culture and freshwater fish conservation in India Nishikant Gupta, Arun Kanagavel, Parineeta Dandekar, Neelesh Dahanukar, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Vinod B. Mathur and Rajeev Raghavan Oryx 50(2), 244–249 2016 2.69
70 Catch-and-release angling as a management tool for freshwater fish conservation in India Nishikant Gupta, Prakash Nautiyal, Atul Borgohain, K. Sivakumar, Vinod B. Mathur and Michael A. Chadwick Oryx 50(2), 250–256 2016 2.69
71 Fisheries impact on breeding of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) along the Gahirmatha coast, Bay of Bengal, Odisha, India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar, Binod C. Choudhury & Bivash Pandav Herpetological Journal 26 (April 2016), 93–98 2016 1.19
72 A recent record of the Indo-Pacific Humpback Dolphin Sousa chinensis (Osbeck, 1765), (Mammalia: Cetartiodactyla: Delphinidae) from the western shores Kukadia, D., M.K. Gadhavi, N. Gokulakannan, G.V. Gopi, G. Talukdar & K. Sivakumar Journal of Threatened Taxa 8(7): 9024–9026 2016 0.0
73 Terrestrial Protected Areas And Managed Reaches Conserve Threatened Freshwater Fish In Uttarakhand, India Nishikant Gupta1, K. Sivakumar, Vinod B. Mathur and Michael A. Chadwick Parks 21(1):89-101 2015 3.05
74 Angria Bank; an ecologically or biologically significant marine area of north-west Indian Ocean Sivakumar, K and Ritesh Joshi Current Science 109(05):842-843 2015 1.10
75 Assessing recreational fisheries in an emerging economy: Knowledge, perceptions and attitudes of catch-and-release anglers in India Nishikant Gupta, Rajeev Raghavan, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Vinod Mathur, Adrian C. Pinder Fisheries Research 165:79–84 2015 1.90
76 Inventorizing the modern benthic foraminiferal assemblage from marginal marine environments across the North West coast of Bay of Bengal Areen Sen, Ratul Saha, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Punyasloke Bhadury Zootaxa dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4441.2.3 2015 1.09
77 Does the Indian Skimmer Rynchops albicollis have a future in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh? Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray, Priyamvada Bagaria, K. Sivakumar, J. A. Johnson, G.V .Gopi & P. Sathiyaselvam BirdingASIA 23 (2015): 58–59 2015 0.0
78 Impact of invasive spotted deer (Axis axis) on tropical island lizard communities in the Andaman archipelago Nitya Prakash Mohanty . S. Harikrishnan. K. Sivakumar, Karthikeyan Vasudevan Biological Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-015-1006-0 2015 3.13
79 Impact of Algal Bloom on Mangrove and Coral Reef Ecosystem in the Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat, India D. Adhavan, N. Marimuthu, S. Tikadar, K. Sivakumar J Marine Biol Aquacult 1(2): 1-2 2015 0.56
80 Need for targeted education programme for preparedness and formulating adaptive strategies in the Indian Himalayan region Nishikant Gupta, Asha Rajvanshi, S. Sathyakumar, J. A. Johnson, K. Sivakumar, G. S. Rawat and Vinod B. Mathur Current Science 109 (7): 1233-1234 2015 1.10
81 Stomach Contents of Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys Olivacea) Occurring in Gahirmatha, Odisha Coast of India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar and B. C. Choudhury Proc Zool Soc India DOI 10.1007/s12595-014-0100-0 2014 0.0
82 The ‘tiger of Indian rivers’: stakeholders’ perspectives on the golden mahseer as a flagship fish species Nishikant Gupta, K Sivakumar, Vinod B Mathur and Michael A Chadwick Area doi: 10.1111/area.12124 2014 1.20
83 Diet Preference and Prey of Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidocheyls olivacea) along East Coast of India, Odisha Subrata K. Behera, K. Sivakumar, B. C. Choudhury and Sajan John Open Journal of Ocean and Coastal Sciences 1(1): 72-83 2014 0.0
84 Freshwater fish safe zones: a prospective conservation strategy for river ecosystems in India Nishikant Gupta, Rajeev Raghavan, K. Sivakumar and Vinod B. Mathur Current Science 107(6); 949-950 2014 1.10
85 Three decades of wildlife radio. telemetry in India: a review Bilal Habib, Shivam Shrotriya, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Priya R Sinha and Vinod B Mathur Animal Biotelemetry 2(40): 1-10 2014 2.36
86 Report of new invasive fish, Red-bellied Piranha Pygocentrus nattereri in Godavari River, Andhra Pradesh J.A. Johnson, R. Paromita & K. Sivakumar MIN 2:8-10 2014 0.0
87 Benthic foraminifera assemblages in turtle congregation sites along the Northeast coast of India Dola Bhattacharjee, B.C. Choudhury, K. Sivakumar, Charu Sharma, Sajan John, Satyaranjan Behera, Subrata Behera and Punyasloke Bhadury Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 93 (04): 877 - 887 2013 1.33
88 Nesting habitat suitability for olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) at the Gahirmatha rookery, Odisha coast of India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, Kuppusamy Sivakumar, Binod Chandra Choudhury, Chandrasekhar Kar International Journal of Conservation Science 4(4): 477-484 2013 0.54
89 Plant species of Okhla Bird Sanctuary: A wetland of Upper Gangetic Plains, India Upma Manral, Angshuman Raha, Ridhima Solanki, Syed Ainul Hussain, Mattozbiyil Mani Babu, Dhananjai Mohan, Gopi G. Veeraswami, K. Sivakumar and Gautam Talukdar CheckList 9(2): 263–274 2013 0.60
90 Egg laying duration in the olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea and its relevance for the estimation of mass nesting population size R. Suresh Kumar, Sajan John, K. Sivakumar, & Binod C. Choudhury Herpetological Journal 23 (1):23–28 2013 1.19
91 A case study on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) solitary nests in Gahirmatha rookery, Odisha, India Satyaranjan Behera, B. Tripathy, K. Sivakumar and B.C. Choudhury Testudo Vol. 7, No. 5:49-60 2013 0.0
92 An Assessment of Legally Protected Marine Fauna in Curio Trade – A Market Study from Tamil Nadu, India Sajan John, Mutyam Praveen Kumar Batu, Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Binod Chandra Choudhury International Journal of Conservation Science 3(3): 217-230 2012 0.54
93 Freshwater fish biodiversity in the River Ganga (India): changing pattern, threats and conservation perspectives U. K. Sarkar, A. K. Pathak, R. K. Sinha, K. Sivakumar, A. K. Pandian, A. Pandey, V. K. Dubey, W. S. Lakra Rev Fish Biol Fisheries Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 251-272 2012 6.56
94 Observation of Bryde’s Whale Balanoptera edeni/brydei (Cetartiodactyla: Balaenoptiidae) in the offshore waters of southern Odisha, eastern India Sajan John, K. Sivakumar, B.C. Choudhury & Muntaz Khan Journal of Threatened Taxa 4(9): 2924–2927 2012 0.0
95 Occurrence of Olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) solitary nests and their future conservation implications in Gahirmatha rookery, Odisha, India Satyaranjan Behera, K. Sivakumar, B.C. Choudhury, B. Tripathy and C.S. Kar Indian Forester 138(10):869-875 2012 0.0
96 Occurrence of oil sardine (Sardinella longiceps) along Babubali island in Gahirmatha marine wildlife sanctuary, Odisha, India Satyaranjan Behera, K. Sivakumar, B.C. Choudhury and Janmejay Sethy Indian Forester 138(10):970 2012 0.0
97 A survey of avifaunal diversity in wetlands around Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India Bhumesh Singh Bhadouria, Vinod B. Mathur, and K. Sivakumar Bird Populations 11:1-6 2012 NA
98 Observation of a subadult olive ridley turtle Lepidochelys olivacea from Gahirmatha marine sanctuary, Orissa, India Sajan John Satyaranjan Behera, K. Sivakumar , B.C. Choudhury and Subrata Kumar Behera Herpetological Bulletin Number 116:1-3 2012 0.0
99 Ecomorphology of a snow trout schizothorax richardsonii (gray, 1832) from upper ganga river basin, india Vandana Rajput, J.A. Johnson, K. Sivakumar and P. Gangaiamaran TAPROBANICA Vol. 04, No. 01 2012 NA
100 Patterns of diversity and conservation status of freshwater fishes in the tributaries of Ramganga river, in the Shiwaliks of the Western Himalaya Atkore, V. M., K. Sivakumar and A. J. T. Johnsingh Current Science Vol. 100 (5): 731-736 2011 1.10
101 Observations of juvenile green and hawksbill turtles along the southern Orissa coast, India Sajan John, R. Suresh Kumar, B.C. Choudhury & K. Sivakumar IOTN 12:9-12 2011 0.0
102 Freshwater fish biodiversity in the River Ganga (India): changing pattern, threats and conservation perspectives. U. K. Sarkar, A. K. Pathak, R. K. Sinha, K. Sivakumar, A. K. Pandian, A. Pandey, V. K. Dubey, W. S. Lakra Rev Fish Biol Fisheries Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 251-272 2011 6.56
103 A Preliminary review on Conservation Status of Shivalik Landscape in Northwest, India K. Sivakumar, S. Sathyakumar and G.S. Rawat Indian Forester 136(10):1376-1382 2010 0.66
104 Behavior of Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus Linn. 1758 During the Mating Period in a Natural Population S. Harikrishnan, Karthikeyan Vasudevan and K. Sivakumar The Open Ornithology Journal 3, 13-19 2010 0.20
105 Impact of tsunami on the Nicobar megapode Megapodius nicobariensis Sivakumar, K Oryx 44(1):71-78 2010 2.69
106 Lepidochelys olivacea (olive ridley). Egg scavenging by fish Behera, S, K. Sivakumar & B.C.Choudhury Herpetological Review 41(2): 215 2010 0.28
107 Behaviour of Olive Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) prior to arribada at Gahirmatha,Orissa, India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, B.C. Choudhury, K.Sivakumar Herpetology Notes (3):273-274 2010 0.61
108 Joint turtle conservation programme of Sri Lanka and India: Sea turtles of Sri Lanka, also breeds in India and Maldives Sivakumar, K., B.C. Choudhury and S.R.B. Dissanayake Wildlife, (Journal of Department of Wildlife Conservation, Sri Lanka) June (2010):18-24 2010 0.0
109 Impact of the tsunami (December, 2004) on the long-tailed macaque of Nicobar islands, India Sivakumar, K Hystrix It. J. Mamm 21(1):35-42 2010 1.67
110 Status, distribution and management of newly identified wild rose Rosa soulieana in Kaziranga National Park S.K. Sagar and K. Sivakumar The Indian Forester 135 (7): 954-959 2009 0.66
111 Distinctive patterns in habitat association and distribution of tiger beetles in the Shivalik landscape of North Western India Vinay Bhargav, V. P. Uniyal and K. Sivakumar Journal of Insect Conservation 13:459–473 2009 2.36
112 Chambal River, Rajasthan: Importance of water flow and minimum water level in conservation of all tropic levels in different habitats and biodiversity Sivakumar, K & B. C. Choudhury J. Landscape Architecture 19: 52-57 2008 0.0
113 Species richness, distribution pattern and habitat use of fishes in the Trans-Himalayas, India Sivakumar, K Elc. J. Ichthyology 1:31-42 2008 0.0
114 Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of juvenile golden mahseer Tor putitora (Hamilton 1822), in the tributaries of Ramganga rive Atkore, V. M., K. Sivakumar and A.J.T. Johnsingh Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 104(2): 161-164 2007 0.0
115 Diversity, conservation and sustainable use of fish resources of Banganga wetland, Uttarakhand, India Sivakumar, K Indian Forester 133 (10): 1373-1380 2007 0.66
116 Bird records from Simbalbara Wildlife Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh Sivakumar, K Indian Forester 133 (10): 1411-1418 2007 0.66
117 Mid-winter waterfowls census around river Ganges, Uttarakhand State, India Sivakumar, K., A. J. T. Johnsingh, K. Sankar, B.S. Adhikari, Bivash Pandav, Praveen Singh, Karthikeyan Vasudevan and P. Krishnan Indian Forester 132 (12a): 173-176 2006 0.66
118 Megapode may follow Dodo Sivakumar, K Science Vol.313 (5791):1213 2006 NA
119 Some observations on butterflies of Simbalbara Wildlife Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh Swati Kittur. R. R. Padmawathe, V.P. Uniyal and K Sivakumar Indian Forester 132 (12a): 116-122 2006 0.66
120 The diet of the Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis, Great Nicobar Island Sivakumar, K and R. Sankaran Journal of Bombay Natural History Society. 102(1):105-06 2005 0.0
121 Natural history notes on chicks of the Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis Sivakumar, K and R. Sankaran Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 101(3):452-453 2005 0.0
122 Introduced mammals in Andaman & Nicobar Islands (India): A conservation perspective Sivakumar, K Aliens 17 : 11 2004 0.0
123 Status and Conservation Of The Wild Buffalo Bubalus Bubalis In Peninsular India M.K. Ranjitsinh, S.C. Verma, S.A. Akhtar, Vinod Patil, K. Sivakumar and S. Bhanubhakude Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 1: 64-70 2004 0.0
124 Some observations on the breeding biology of birds on Great Nicobar Island, India Sivakumar, K Forktail 19:130-31 2003 0.57
125 Incubation mound and hatching success of the Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis Sivakumar, K and R. Sankaran Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 100 (2&3): 375-387 2003 0.0
126 New records of birds from the Andaman and Nicobar islands Sivakumar, K and R. Sankaran Forktail 18: 149-150 2002 0.57
127 Varanus salvator (Water monitor). Nesting behavior Sivakumar, K Herpetological Review 31(4):243-244 2000 0.28
128 Turtle nesting on the south bay of Great Nicobar Island Sivakumar, K MTN 96:17-18 2000 0.0
129 Preliminary analysis of an ongoing study of the Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis Sankaran, R and K Sivakumar Zool. Verh. Leiden 327:75-89 1999 0.0

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year
1 REVIEW OF STRANDING RECORDS OF MEGAHERBIVORE THE DUGONG (DUGONG DUGON) IN THE GULF OF KUTCH, GUJARAT, INDIA- AN IMPLICATION TO THE CONSERVATION OF M Prachi Hatkar, Shivani Patel, Sameeha Pathan, Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Nehru Prabakaran, Kauresh Vacharajani , Jeyaraj Johnson National Conference on “Environment and Biodiversity, Friday & Saturday- January 27th & 28th 2023, University of Mumbai Pg 36 ISBN 978- 2023
2 Recovery of dugongs and their habitats in Tamil Nadu: An integrated participatory approach Johnson, J.A Nehru Prabhakar1 , Chinmaya Ghanekar1 , Sweta B. Iyer1 , Sagar Rajpurkar and K. Sivakumar Annual Research Conference AIWC - 2023, Tamil Nadu Forest Department, 16-17 Febuary, 2023, Chennai 4 2023
3 Evaluation of Various Methods for Seagrass Classification in Indian Waters Using Remote Sensing Sohom Seal, Mini Raman, K. Sivakumar, J. A. Johnson 3rd International Workshop on BIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE 16-19th February 2023, IIT Kharagpur 111 2023
4 Conservation of Marine Imporant Bird Areas and its linkages with SDG 14 in India: Policies, challeng Sivakumar K NORTH INDIAN OCEAN SEABIRD WORKSHOP, 7-9 June, 2023, Birdlife International and BNNHS 1 2023
5 Integrated management of marine biodiversity and blue economy in India Sivakumar Kuppusamy Animal Taxonomy Summit 2023, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India 12 2023
6 Conservation of threatened dugongs and their habitats in India Sivakumar Kuppusamy Seminar on Mangroves of East Coast of India, Indian Institute of Science, Research and Education, Kolkata (IISER_K), 31 August - 1 September, 2023, Kolkata 1 2023
7 Dugong Conservation in India. International Webinar on Marine Mammal Conservation in India: status, challenges and opportunities Sivakumar, K International College of Engineering and Management, Omen 1-12 2020
8 Dugong Conservation in India Sivakumar, K International Webinar on Marine Mammal Conservation in India: status, challenges and opportunities 20-24 2020
9 Project Dolphin: Hope for Marine Mammals in India Sivakumar, K International Webinar on Marine Mammal Conservation in India: status, challenges and opportunities 16-19 2020
10 Importance of eFlow for the River Health Sivakumar, K 5th India Water Impact Summit organized by NMCG, Government of India 00 2020
11 Detection simplified: delineating climate sensitive zones along the north-western Himalayan rivers Aashna Sharma, Dr Vineet Dubey, Dr Jeyaraj Johnson and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Species on the Move International Conference, 22-26 July 2019. Krugar National Park, South Africa 1-12 2019
12 Status and management of marine mammals bycatch in India Sivakumar, K Bycatch Mitigation Workshop organized by the Scientific Committee of the International Whaling Commission, 7-9 May, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya 1-5 2019
13 Mudflats of India with reference to coastal birds Sivakumar, K International Conference on Wetlands and Migratory Birds 00 2019
14 Marine Protected Areas: Is it enough for pelagic birds in India? Sivakumar, K International Conference on Wetlands and Migratory Birds, 18-21 November, 2019 at Lonavala 00 2019
15 Important Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Areas of India Sivakumar, K International Conference on Aquatic Biodiversity Conservatoin, 19-21 December, 2019, IISER, Pune 00 2019
16 Reconciling development with megapode conservation in Islands Sivakumar, K SCCB- Ravi Sankaran Research Seminar, 19 October, 2019, IIScBangalore 00 2019
17 Assessing seagrass habitat characteristics for Dugong conservation in India: An integrated participatory approach 1. Swapnali Gole and Sivakumar, K World seagrass conference and International Biology for Seagrass workshop (ISBW 13), 11-17 June, 2018, Singapore 00 2018
18 Phylogeography of Dugong: Molecular Insights from Indian Subcontinent 2. Srinivas Yellapu, Sivakumar Kuppusamy, J.a Johnson and Samrat Mondal 5th International Marine Conservation Congress, 24-29th June, 2018, Sarawak, Malaysia 00 2018
19 Identification of Important Marine Mammals Areas in India Sivakumar, K IUCN Marine Mammals Task Force at Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 12-16 March 00 2018
20 Eavesdropping on an Elusive Cat: A Preliminary Study of Fishing Cat Vocalization in a Tropical Mangrove of South India 1. Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray and K. Sivakumar Fourth International Symposium on Acoustic Communication by Animals, held at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. on 18-21 July 2017. Pp 68-69 2017
21 A review on coastal and marine protected areas as ecosystem based management tool: Goodwill for marine life. 1. Tarachand Kumawata, K. K. Joshib, Latha Shenoyc, K. Sivakumar 11th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (IFAF)” organized by ICAR-CIFT during 21st to 24th November, 2017 at Kochi, Kerala, India 00 2017
22 Status and ecology of birds of EGREE with respect to climate change 1. Giridhar Malla, Paromita Ray and K. Sivakumar International Wader Study Group Meeting, Ireland 00 2016
23 Monitoring wildlife and their habitats in the Southern Ocean and around Indian Research 2. Anant Pande, K Sivakumar, S Sathyakumar, R Suresh Kumar, JA Johnson, Samrat Mondol, Alexander Fell and Vinod B Mathur SCAR Open Science Congress, 20-30 August, 2016, Malayasia 00 2016

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 A manual on Marine mammal stranding response Sivakumar, K et al Wildlife Institute of India 2022 81-85496-80-3
2 A field guide to seagrasses of India and associated fauna Pande, A., Seal, S., Tripura, V., Johnson, J.A., Sivakumar, K Wildlife Institute of India 2021 81-85496-55-2
3 Framework for ecological monitoring of Ramsar sies and other wetlands in India Hussain, SA, Badola, R., Gopi, GV., JA Johnson, Sivakumar, K., Dasgupta N, Barthwal, S., and Tuboi, C, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun 2021 81-85496-54-4
4 Fishes of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra: Field Guide Johnson, Jeyaraj & Rokade, Anurag & Atkore, Vidyadhar & Kuppusamy, Sivakumar & Ben, Clement Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun 2019 81-85496-44-7
5 Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in India: Challenges and Way Forward Sivakumar, K Wildlife Institute of India 2013 0972-088X
6 Diversity distribution and conservation status of freshwater fishes in the tributaries of river Ramganga, Shivalik Himalayas, Uttarakhand, India Atkore, V., K. Sivakumar and AJT Johnsingh LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing 2012 978-3-8473-0190-5
7 Telemetry in Wildlife Science Sivakumar, K., and Bilal Habib Wildlife Institute of India 2010 o972-088X
8 Galliformes of India Sathyakynar, S and K. Sivakumar Wildlife Institute of India 2005 0972-088X

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Recovery of Dugongs and their habitats in Tamil Nadu: An integrated participatory approach J.A. Johnson, Nehru Prabhakar, Chinmaya Ghanekar, Sweta B. Iyer, SagarRajpurkar and K. Sivakumar Proceedings of 2 Annual Research Conference of AIWC, Government of Tamil Nadu Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservation, Chennai 2023 978-81-963181-0-9
2 Geospatial Tools for Monitoring Vertebrate Populations in Antarctica With a Note on the Ecological Component of the Indian Antarctic Program Anant Pande, Ankita Anand, Shailendra Saini and Kuppusamy Sivakumar Advances in Remote Sensing Technology and the Three Poles John Wiley & Sons Ltd 2023 9781119787723
3 Present Status and Distribution of Nicobar Megapode Megapodius nicobariensis in Nicobar Islands Sivaperuman, C., Gokulakrishnan, G., Sivakumar, K Faunal Ecology and Conservation of the Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve Springer, Singapore 2023 978-981-19-5158-9
4 Conservation Perspectives of Dugongs and Sea Turtles in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In Faunal Ecology and conservation perspectives of Great Nicobar Sivakumar, K Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve Springer, Singapore 2023 978-981-19-5158-9
5 Climate Change and Seabirds: Insights from Ecological Monitoring of Snow Petrels in the Indian Antarctic Program A Pande, K Sivakumar Assessing the Antarctic Environment from a Climate Change Perspective Springer Cham 2022 978-3-030-87078-2
6 Impact of climate change on coastal and marine biodiversity Sivakumar, K Climate Change; An International Guide to Media Persons Earth Journalism Network, Internews 2020 0000
7 Participatory Monitoring Of Aquatic Ecosystems 1. K. Sivakumar, J.A. Johnson And Deep Shah Kailash Sacred Landscape With Special Reference To Fishes. In Manual For Comprehensive Environmental And Socioeconomic Monitoring In Kailash Sacred La Wildlife Institute of India 2020 0972-08888X
8 Status and distribution of birds in Southern Indian Ocean and Antarctica with special reference to climate change 1. K. Sivakumar and S. Sathyakumar 26th Indian Expedition to Antarctica Ministry of Earth Sciences, NCPOR, Goa 2018 0972-088X
9 Distribution and Abundance of Two Sympatric Species of Horseshoe Crabs Along the Odisha Coast, India Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar, B.C. Choudhury, and Punyasloke Bhadury Changing Global Perspectives on Horseshoe Crab Biology, Conservation and Management Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015 978-3-319-19541-4
10 Assessment of the population status and threats to the Horseshoes along the northern East Coast of India Basudev Tripathy, K. Sivakumar, Sajan John, Satyaranjan Behera, B. C. Choudhury Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities Springer Berlin, Heidelberg 2013 978-3-642-38199-7
11 Coastal and Marine Protected Areas in India: Challenges and way forward Sivakumar, K Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities Springer Berlin, Heidelberg 2013 978-3-642-38199-7
12 Abundance of Olive ridleys at Odisha coast: sources of mortality and relative importance of fisheries impacts Subrata K. Behera, Satyaranjan Behera, Sajan John, C.S Kar, K.Sivakumar, and B.C.Choudhury Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities Springer Berlin, Heidelberg 2013 978-3-642-38199-7
13 An assessment of marine fauna of Indian Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 in curio trade in India - A market study Sajan John, B.B. Praveen Kumar, K. Sivakumar and B.C. Choudhury Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities Springer Berlin, Heidelberg 2013 978-3-642-38199-7
14 Status and conservation of Dugong dugong in India: Strategies for species recovery Sivakumar, K Ecology and conservation of tropical marine faunal communities Springer Berlin, Heidelberg 2013 978-3-642-38199-7
15 A Study On Detrimental Effect Of Developmental Activities Along Coast And Off-Shore Waters Of Orissa - An Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys Olivacea) Sea Tur Subrata K. Behera, Ved Prakash Ola, Satyaranjan Behera, Sajan John, Sivakumar, K., Choudhury, B.C. and Kar, C.S Biodiversity Utilization and Threats Narendra Publishing House 2012 9789380428949

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Guidelines for mitigating human-crocodiles conflicts Sivakumar, K., B.C. Choudhury, C. Ramesh, Parag Nigam Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, New Delhi 2023 0000

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Tracking the Nearshore and Migratory Movements of Sea Turtles occurring in the coastal waters of Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra 2 years 10 2024
2 Recovery of Dugongs and Their Habitats in India: An Integrated Participatory Approach Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 7 years 2400 2023
3 Long term monitoring of birds and mammals of Indian Southern Ocean and Antarctica Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 5 years 10 2022
4 Status of Salt water crocodiles in Andamans Andaman Forest Department 1 year 17 2022
5 Development of Management Plan of Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh 2 years 20 2022
6 Identification of Critical Habitat of Malvan Marine Sanctuary, Maharashtra Government of Maharashtra 2 years 25 2022

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Completed Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Assessment and Monitoring of Climate Change Effects on Wildlife Species and Ecosystems for Developing Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies in the Indian Himalayan Region DST 5 years 900 2020
2 Capacity Building for Integrated management of coastal and marine Protected Areas in India GIZ 5 years 310 2019
3 Management Plan for Human-Crocodile Conflict in Andaman and Nicobar Islands NITI Aayog 2 years 19 2019
4 Multiple seasonal replicate study for the preparation of Wildlife Conservation Plan for the impact zone of Etalin HEP, Dibang Valley District, Arunachal Pradesh Government of Arunachal Pradesh 2 year 170 2019
5 Study on ecology and migratory patterns of golden mahseer (Tor putitora) in river Ganga using radio telemetry techniques Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 3 Years 38 2019
6 Ecology and management of invasive species such as Prosopis juliflora and Lantena spp in Tamil Nadu Government of Tamil Nadu 3 Years 30 2018
7 Conservation of black necked crane and e-flow requirement for their habitat in the proximity of Nyamjan Chu – Hydro Electric Project Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 2 years 75 2018
8 Development of Management Plan for the Thane Creek Flamingo Bird Sanctuary Government of Maharashtra 1 year 17 2017
9 Evaluation of Conservation Values of Mangrove ecosystems in Gujarat NCSCM 1 year 12 2017
10 Mapping of Marine Protected Areas in India NCSCM 1 year 12 2017
11 Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative implementation plan: Aquatic Ecosystem with special reference to fish diversity ICIMOD 3 Years 150 2017
12 Ecology, taxonomy and conservation of fish diversity in Subansiri River basin of Arunachal Pradesh, North East India with special reference to climate change DST 3 Years 21 2016
13 Establishment of Knowledge Management System for East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystem, Andhra Pradesh UNDP 5 years 80 2016
14 Preparation of Seaturtle Recovery Plan for Puducherry Government of Puducherry 2 years 5 2016
15 Capacity Need Assessment for Integrated Management of Marine Protected Areas in India GIZ 2 year 15 2015
16 Preparation of India’s Fifth National Report on Biodiversity and Addendum to NBSAP of India to CBD Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 2 years 80 2015
17 Professionalizing Protected Area Management for the 21st Century: A World Heritage Biodiversity Programme for India UNESCO 5 years 120 2015
18 Status and distribution of dugong in India Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 2 years 6 2013
19 A study on the ecology and migration pattern of the Lesser Florican Sypheotides indica in Western India using satellite tracking techniques Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 3 Years 79 2012
20 Impact of Indra Sagar Multipurpose Project on Papikonda National Park, Andhra Pradesh Government of Andhra Pradesh 2 year 12 2012
21 Sea turtle tracking in off shore of Orissa coasts using satellite telemetery Director General of Hydrocarbons, Govt of India 5 years 240 2012
22 Assessment of Cumulative Impacts of Hydroelectric Projects on aquatic and terrestrial biodiversity in Alaknanda and Bhagirathi Basins, Uttarakhand Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 2 years 26 2012
23 Preparation of Management Plan for Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve, Tamil Nadu Government of Tamil Nadu 2 years 15 2010
24 Status and Habitat assessment of Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis in the grasslands of Uttar Pradesh Government of Uttar Pradesh 3 Years 14 2010
25 Diversity of spiders in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve DST 3 Years 14 2009
26 Monitoring the changes in biological diversity after relocation of gujjars in Rajaji-Corbett Conservation Area Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 5 years 7 2007
27 Current status and conservation of the Nicobar Megapode Megapodious nicobarensis Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 1 year 2 2006
28 Ecological study on tiger beetles (Cicindelidae) as indicator for biodiversity monitoring in Shivalik landscape. DST 3 Years 14 2006
29 Evaluation of CSS Plan Schemes on the conservation of Wetlands in India Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 1 year 25 2006
30 Ecological, social and hydrological factors affecting the management of wetland systems in UP with special reference to Vijay Sagar and associated water bodies in Mohaba district, Okhla and associated World Bank 2 years 18 2003

Completed Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year
1 Evaluation of CSS Plan Schemes on the conservation of Wetlands in India Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India 1 year 55 2004

Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed
1 GSDP (Green Skill Development Program) 60 Career Counseling (three training programs) 60 60

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2023 M.SC 12 Ecology and Environmental Sciences, PU
2 2020 M.SC 1 Amity University
3 2020 M.SC 1 Alagappa University
4 2019 M.SC 2 Forest Research Institute
5 2019 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
6 2017 M.SC 3 Wildlife Institute of India
7 2017 M.SC 1 Forest Research Institute
8 2016 M.SC 1 Forest Research Institute
9 2015 M.SC 3 Wildlife Institute of India
10 2013 M.SC 3 Cochin University of Science and Technology
11 2013 M.SC 2 Forest Research Institute
12 2012 M.SC 1 Central University of Bihar
13 2011 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
14 2010 M.SC 1 North Orissa University
15 2009 M.SC 2 Wildlife Institute of India
16 2008 M.SC 1 TERI University
17 2008 M.SC 1 Bharathidasan University
18 2007 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
19 2007 M.SC 1 Bharathidasan University
20 2006 M.SC 2 Forest Research Institute
21 2006 M.SC 1 Kanya Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Gurukul Kangri Vishwa
22 2005 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
23 2003 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
24 2001 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India
25 1999 M.SC 1 Wildlife Institute of India

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded
1 Paromita Ray 25-01-2015 15013 Ecology of Ichthyofauna in the East Godavari River Estuarine Ecosystem (EGREE), Andhra Pradesh YES 12-10-2022 YES 30-11-2023
2 Giridhar Malla 13-08-2016 5099 Ecology and Conservation status of Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus in the Godavari delta, Andhra Pradesh YES 11-03-2022 YES 12-06-2023
3 Sutanu Satpathy 01-07-2016 16803 Diversity and ecology of Cyprinid Fishes of the upper Subansiri River in Arunachal Pradesh YES 23-02-2022 YES 16-01-2023
4 Vandana Rajput, 01-01-2014 14276 Ecology of hill stream fishes with emphasis on effects of flow regulation on stream community in Askot Landscape, Central Himalayas YES 15-04-2022 YES 12-09-2022
5 S.K. Sajan 18-06-2017 1740 Systematics And Diversity Of Terrestrial Gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) In Great Himalayan National Park And Valley Of Flowers National Park, India YES 20-08-2020 YES 22-12-2020
6 Anant Pande 25-01-2015 15020 Nesting Ecology and Population Genetics of Snow Petrel Pagodroma nivea at Larsemann hills, East Antarctica YES 18-04-2019 YES 12-09-2019
7 Priyamvada Bagaria 25-01-2015 15012 Land Use Change and its causes in the East Godavari River Estuarine Landscape using Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System Techniques YES 26-06-2018 YES 21-12-2018
8 R Suresh Kumar 31-07-2007 3737 Offshore ecology and behaviour of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle Lepidochelys olivacea along the Rushikulya rookery, Orissa coast, India YES 01-07-2015 YES 29-04-2016
9 Vinay K Bhargava 10-06-2005 2005 Assessing the potential role of Coleoptera (Insecta) as Bioindicators in Simbalbara Wildlife Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh YES 17-07-2009 YES 26-02-2010
10 Bhawna Dhawan 01-01-2018 18152 SU Ecology and migratory patterns of Golden Mahseer, Tor putitora (Hamilton, 1822) in Western Himalaya using Radio Telemetry techniques NO NO
11 PVR Prem Jothi 19-02-2019 17265 Ecology and Ecosystem Services of Seagrass Habitat in Palk Bay NO NO
12 Sameeha Pathan 06-02-2019 19202 Ecology of seagrass habitat and behaviour of dugong in Gulf of Kutch, Gujarat NO NO
13 Sagar Vilas Rajpurkar 01-01-2020 20156 Distribution, Habitat use and Conservation Perspective of Dugongs in India using Aerial Surveys NO NO
14 Soham Seal 01-03-2020 19PHD572 Spatial modeling of critical dugong habitats in India NO NO
15 Swapnali Sahebrao Gole 15-06-2017 17246 Ecology of seagrass habitats and its associated macro benthic invertebrates in the Andaman Islands, India NO NO
16 Sumedha Korgaonkar 15-06-2017 17253 A study of behaviour and conservation perspectives of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) from west coast of India NO NO
17 Rukmini Shekar 06-02-2019 19178 Ecology of seagrass habitat and food habits of dugongs in Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu NO NO

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion
1 Basudev Tripathy Research Associate Director General of Hydrocarbons, Govt of India Research Associate 26-06-2006 14-01-2012
2 Adhavan D Project Scientist GIZ Project Scientist 25-11-2017 25-11-2019
3 Ramesh Chinnasamy Project Scientist GIZ & MoEFCC Project Scientist 25-11-2014 26-11-2015
4 Nishikant Gupta Project Scientist DST Project Scientist 25-11-2014 23-11-2016
5 Bhumesh Singh Bhadouria Project Scientist UESCO Project Scientist 25-11-2008 26-11-2014
6 Madhu Magesh Research Fellow MoEF&CC Research Fellow 24-11-2019 14-01-2022
7 Vineet Kumar Dubey Project Scientist DST Project Scientist 24-11-2017 14-01-2022
8 Marimuthu N Project Scientist MoEF&CC Project Scientist 24-11-2016 23-11-2017
9 Prakash S Research Associate GIZ & MoEFCC Research Associate 15-04-2022 31-03-2022
10 Anant Pande Project Scientist MoEF&CC Project Scientist 12-9-2019 25-11-2021

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 Animal Behaviour and its linkages with their management to Post Graduate Diploma in Wildlife Managem 2 IFS Officers 21-10-2022
2 Understanding animal distribution for better green policies to PG Diploma in Wildlife Management 2 IFS and SFS Officers 28-10-2022
3 Ecosystem Functioning, MSc Wildlife Science of WII 2 MSc Students 04-10-2022

Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Biodiversity Conservation: Progress, Challenges and Future National Training Programme on "Audit of Forestry and Biodiversity Management Issues” (Online) from 29th April to 3rd May, 2024 International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur, Government of National 02-05-2024 02-05-2024 2024
2 SDG 14 and India's Actions with respect to Marine Biodiversity Conservation Marine Biology Research Symposium Ministry of Earth Sciences and Sathyabama University National 23-01-2024 25-01-2024 2024
3 Ecotourism in Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Diploma Course in Wildlife Management Wildlife Institute of India International 15-01-2024 15-01-2024 2024
4 Importance of conservation of sea turtles in Puducherry Stakeholders Capacity Building Programme Wildlife Institute of India State 05-01-2024 05-01-2024 2024
5 Marine Protected Areas Network of India: Is it enough for conservation of pelagic and migratory bird Bird Conservation with a special focus on Illegal Hunting, Taking and Trade of Wild Birds - SOUTH A Government of India, Government of Bihar and Bombay Natural History Society International 05-02-2024 07-02-2024 2024
6 Conservation of sea turtles and Viksit Bharat @2047 Awareness workshop on sea turtles for school children and teachers Villupuram Foerst Division, Government of Tamil Nadu Regional 07-02-2024 07-02-2024 2024
7 Integrated management of marine biodiversity One week refresher training for IFS officers Wildlife Institute of India, MoEF&CC, Govt of India National 12-02-2024 16-02-2024 2024
8 Wildlife and wellbeing of human Sustainable practices for youths Pondicherry University Community College National 05-03-2024 07-03-2024 2024
9 Environmental sustainablity of the Little Andaman Stakeholders Wrokshop on Red Oil Palm Plantation in Andaman and Nicobar Islands National Biodiversity Authority, India State 06-03-2024 12-03-2024 2024
10 Marine Managed Areas of India: Progress, challenges and prospects National Consultative Workshop on BOBMLE in Bay of Bengal Region BoBP-IGO and IUCN International 21-03-2024 23-03-2024 2024
11 Game fishes and their sustainable managment in India Post Graduate Course Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun National 28-09-2023 28-09-2023 2023
12 Conservation of wetlands in Tamil Nadu with special reference to flagship species Training Workshop on 'Wildlife Conservation and present challeges Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservation, Government of Tamil Nadu State 26-09-2023 27-09-2023 2023
13 Aquatic Ecology and Conservation in India Annual Research Seminar Wildlife Institute of India, MoEF&CC, Govt of India National 21-09-2023 22-09-2023 2023
14 Biodiversity and Climate 50 Years of the UN Conference on Human Environment-1972: Assessing India’s Journey and Way Forward Department of Politics & International Studies, School of Social Sciences & International Studies, National 14-09-2023 15-09-2023 2023
15 Recent trend in wildlife research and conservation in India UGC HRDC Refresher Course HRDC, Pondicherry University National 05-09-2023 05-09-2023 2023
16 Conservation of threatened dugongs and their habitats in India Mangroves of East Coast of India IISER-Kolkata International 31-08-2023 01-09-2023 2023
17 Project Dolphin National level meeting with all coastal states Chief Wildlife Wardens of India Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 23-08-2023 23-08-2023 2023
18 Integrated management of marine biodiversity and blue economy in India Animal Taxonomy Summit 2023 and Foundation Day of the Zoological Survey of India Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change International 01-07-2023 03-07-2023 2023
19 Conservation of Marine Imporant Bird Areas and its linkages with SDG 14 in India: Policies, challeng NORTH INDIAN OCEAN SEABIRD WORKSHOP Birdlife International and BNHS International 07-06-2023 09-06-2023 2023
20 Recent trends in marine life conservation sciences in India UGC HRDC, Refresher course in ‘Recent Trends in Life Sciences’ UGC HRDC, University of Mumbai organized and coordinated by The KET’s V. G Vaze College (Autonomou National 06-06-2023 06-06-2023 2023
21 Roles of Behavioural Research in Wildlife Management Post Graduate Diploma Course Wildlife Institute of India National 12-10-2023 12-10-2023 2023
22 Wildlife Conservation in India Wildlife Week Celebrations Department of Forest and Wildlife, Puducherry Government Regional 04-10-2023 04-10-2023 2023
23 Dugong Conservation in India: Experience sharing with stakeholders of Thailand Experience Sharing Workshop IUCN, Thailand International 15-12-2023 15-12-2023 2023
24 Evaluation and assessment of management measures and its impacts on coastal and marine protected are Refresher Training Course for IFS officers Central Academy for State Forest Service, Coimbatore (sponsored by MoEF&CC, Government of India) National 06-12-2023 08-12-2023 2023
25 Sea turtles hatcheries management and conservation Sea Turtles Conservation in Puducherry Forest Department, Government of Puducherry State 02-12-2023 02-12-2023 2023
26 Endangered Species Recovery Planning Training Course for Range Forest Officers of Tamil Nadu Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservation State 20-11-2023 08-12-2023 2023
27 Wetland Management with special reference to flagship species Training Course for Range Forest Officers of Tamil Nadu Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservation State 20-11-2023 08-12-2023 2023
28 Wildlife Techniques for Biodiversity Monitoring Training Course for Range Forest Officers of Tamil Nadu Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservation State 20-11-2023 08-12-2023 2023
29 Marine mammal research and consevation in India Workshop of Marine Mammal Consortium of India Wildlife Conservation Society International 05-11-2023 06-11-2023 2023
30 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Biodiversity Conservation: Progress, Challenges and Future National Training Programme on on “Audit of Biodiversity Conservation Measures” from 30th October to 03rd November, 2023 International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur, Government of National 30-10-2023 03-11-2023 2023
31 Holistic development of Palk Bay: Seascape level planning Stakeholders Consultation Workshop on Palk Bay Conservation Wildlife Conservation Society and Tamil Nadu Government International 19-10-2023 20-10-2023 2023
32 Integrated management of coastal and marine biodiversity in India’ Training Course for Senior IFS Officers Zoological Survey of India and MoEFCC, Government of India National 09-10-2023 13-10-2023 2023
33 An Overview of Blue Economy: Multi-Dimensional Perspective Foundation Day Conference of the International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED) Comptroller and Auditor General of India, iCED, Jaipur National 01-06-2023 01-06-2023 2023
34 Status and conservation of saltwater crocodiles in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Training Programme Forest Department, Andaman and Nicobar Islands State 17-05-2023 17-05-2023 2023
35 Recovery of endangered species in India One week compulsory training course for senior IFS officers at Port Blair Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 06-02-2023 10-02-2023 2023
36 Recent advances in tool and technoligies for the conservation of sea turtles and marine mammals in I Conference on Sea Turtles and Mammals management and conservation in India NEOTIA University, Kolkata International 16-02-2023 16-02-2023 2023
37 Methodological approaches for Annuam Bird Count of Tamil Nadu Annual Waterbirds Bird Count Training for all DFOs/ACFs of Tamil Nadu Forest Department Tamil Nadu Forest Department State 24-01-2023 24-01-2023 2023
38 Terrestrial Bird Count Methods Terrestrial Bird Monitoring Training Programme Tamil Nadu Forest Department State 18-02-2023 18-02-2023 2023
39 Importance of conservation of sea turtles and other endangered marine life in context with livelihoo Marine Biodiversity Conservation Awareness Workshop at Marakkanam Tamil Nadu Forest Department State 24-02-2023 24-02-2023 2023
40 Conservation of Marine Biodiversity of India with respect to Climate Change Capacity Building Programme/Webinar on Blue Economy and Climate Change issues International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur, Government of National 21-03-2023 21-03-2023 2023
41 Management of Marine Eco-tourism PG Diploma Course Wildlife Institute of India International 20-03-2023 20-03-2023 2023
42 Conservation of marine biodiversity in India Orientation Workshop for Researchers OMCAR Foundation National 20-05-2023 20-05-2023 2023
43 Biodiversity Management Committee and Biodiversity Conservation World Biodiversity Day and BMC Government of Puducherry State 22-05-2023 22-05-2023 2023
44 Enhancing dugong conservation in South and Southeast Asia Seminar Jointly by the Wildlife Institute of India and Pondicherry University International 28-05-2023 28-05-2023 2023
45 Global perspectives of dugong conservation Conservation of dugongs and seagrass habitats in Thailand IUCN, Thailand International 17-08-2022 17-08-2022 2022
46 marine biodiversity conservation in india National Campaign on Particpatory Management for sustainable fisheries and biodiversity conservation National Bureau for Fish Genetics Resources National 04-08-2022 04-08-2022 2022
47 Human Impacts on Marine Biodiversity in India' to UGC-STRIDE MKU UGC STRIDE Training Programme Madurai Kamraj University National 25-08-2022 26-08-2022 2022
48 Basic Ornithology’ under the Green Skill Development Programme, GSDP Course Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 14-03-2022 14-03-2022 2022
49 Monitoring and management of crocodiles in Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ Wildlife Management in Andaman Islands Andaman Forest Department State 23-03-2022 23-03-2022 2022
50 Recovery of Endangered Species in India GSDP Course Wildlife Institute of India National 03-03-2022 03-03-2022 2022
51 Life on the land – Sustainable Development Goal’ Training Programme for Senior Auditors International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development, CAG Institute, Government of National 07-02-2022 11-02-2022 2022
52 Integrated management of coastal and marine biodiversity in India’ IFS Refresher Course Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 07-03-2022 11-03-2022 2022
53 Wildlife Management and Geo-spatial tools GSDP Course Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 14-03-2022 14-03-2022 2022
54 Wildlife Conservation in India UGC HRDC Refresher Course Pondicherry University National 18-07-2022 18-07-2022 2022
55 Mangroves Ecosystem Services on Wold Mangrove Day World Mangrove Day Workshop IFGTB, Coimbatore State 26-07-2022 26-07-2022 2022
56 Endangered Marine Mammals of India and their conservation NMNH UNDP Summer Vacation Programme NMNH UNDP National 26-05-2022 26-05-2022 2022
57 Methodologies for study and analysis of marine ecosystem National workshop on Ecosystem The Zoological Society, Kolkata - India National 01-12-2022 19-12-2022 2022
58 Traditonal Knowledge and Aquatic Biodiversity Conservation International Workshop on currest and traditional practices for sustainable management of aquatic ecosysems GIZ - Germany International 24-11-2022 25-11-2022 2022
59 Framework and Implementation of SDG 14: Conservation of Marine Biodiversity National Workshop on “Wild Life Conservation in India” International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur National 09-11-2022 09-11-2022 2022
60 Conservation planning of Dugong Conservation Reserve Management of Dugong Conservation Reserve Tamil Nadu Forest Department and OMCAR Foundation State 03-11-2022 03-11-2022 2022
61 Conservation perspectives of birds and their habitats in the world Certificate Course in Field Ornithology Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai National 01-11-2022 04-11-2022 2022
62 Marine Biodiversity Conservation in India and tehniques used for their assessment and monitoring UGC HRDC Refresher Course Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College, Mumbai National 21-09-2022 21-09-2022 2022
63 Marine biodiversity conservation in India and Marine mammal stranding management National Workshop on Marine Mammal Stranding Response Wildlife Institute of India and MoEFCC National 17-10-2022 20-10-2022 2022
64 Framework and Implementation of SDG 15: Conservation of Biodiversity on Land and Terrestrial Environ Training Programme for Senior Auditors International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), National 05-09-2022 09-09-2022 2022
65 conservation of dolphins in India World Dugong Day Seminar Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change National 28-05-2022 28-05-2022 2022
66 'Mainstreaming wildlife conservation into sustainable development in India' Wildlife of Puducherry Puducherry Government State 05-02-2022 05-02-2022 2022

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 World Dugong Day Seminar Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, GoI and Wildlife Institute of India WII, Dehradun; PU, Puducherry and Online, One Day International 28-05-2023 28-05-2023 2023
2 Participated in the 68th Meeting of Scientific Council of International Whaling Commission Government of India Cambridge, UK International 17-05-2020 25-05-2020 2020
3 Attended the Scientific Committee Meeting of the International Whaling Commission Government of India 7-9 May, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya International 07-05-2019 09-05-2019 2019
4 Attended the workshop of Identification of Important Marine Mammals Areas in India IUCN Marine Mammals Task Force Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, 12-16 March, 2018 International 12-03-2018 16-03-2018 2018
5 30. Participated as an Expert in the ‘Review of EBSA Criteria’ organized by CBD UN-CBD 5-9 December, 2017 at Berlin, Germany International 05-12-2017 09-12-2017 2017
6 21. Regional Workshop for South, East and Southeast Asia on the Preparation of The fifth National Re UN-CBD Incheon City, Republic of Korea International 20-05-2013 24-05-2013 2013
7 22. Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Plans for World Heritage Sites UNESCO UNESCO Head Quarter, 5-6 July 2013, Paris. France International 05-07-2013 06-07-2013 2013
8 23. Indo-German Scientific Mission Workshop on ‘Integrated Management of Marine Protected Areas in GIZ Hamburg, Germany International 27-10-2013 01-11-2013 2013
9 20. CMS CoP10. Scientific Committee Meeting CMS UNDP Bergen, Norway International 16-11-2011 19-11-2011 2011
10 16. Attended a three-days training workshop on Strengthening CITES implementation capacity to ensure CITES Makati City, Philippines International 15-06-2010 17-06-2010 2010
11 17. Attended the First Official Signatory State Meeting of UNEP/CMS Memorandum of Understanding for UNEP/CMS Secretariat United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi International 04-10-2010 06-10-2010 2010

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Marine Mammal Stranding Response CAMPA-Dugong Recovery Programme of Wildlife Institute of India Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park National 17-10-2022 20-10-2022 2022
2 Online Training Workshop for Indian Forest Service Officers on ‘The future of aquatic and marine w Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Two days National 26-08-2021 27-08-2021 2021
3 Training Workshop on Advances in Marine Research and Conservation Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Online, One day National 01-10-2021 01-10-2021 2021
4 Workshop to Strengthen the Conservation Actions for Migratory Birds and Their Habitats in the Centra Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Online, Two days International 06-10-2021 07-10-2021 2021
5 Training workshop on "Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for marine biodiversity monitoring and conserv CAMPA-Dugong Recovery Programme of Wildlife Institute of India Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, Two days State 28-10-2021 29-10-2021 2021
6 Training workshop on "Marine endangered species monitoring and their conservation" for the frontline Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Jamnagar, Gulf of Kutch State 18-10-2021 19-10-2021 2021

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Scientist In-charge National Institute of Coastal and Marine Biodiversity 2003-2008 Over all day to day governances of the Institute
2 Head of Department Endangered Species Management, Wildlife Instittute of India 2012-2016 Overall administration of the department
3 Coordinator ENVIS Centre at Wildlife Institute of India 2018-2022 Administration and coordination of programs of ENVIS at WII

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board Member 2026
2 Project Appraisal and Monitoring Committee for the Conservation of mangroves and coral reefs, MoEF&C Member 2026
3 UNEP - CMS Dugong MoU Technical Advisory Committee Member 2026
4 Puducherry State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), Government of Puducherry Member 2025
5 General Body (Society) of Wildlife Institute of India. Government of India Member 2025
6 Wildlife Institute of India's Training, Research and Acadmemic Council (TRAC) Member 2025
7 Scientific Research Technical Committee of the Tramil Nadru Forest Department, Government of Tamil N Member 2025
8 Board of Studies, Wildlife Sciences, Bharathiyar University Member 2025
9 Programme Advisory Committee of CRG DST-SERB, Government of India Member 2025
10 State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) of Government of Puducherry Member 2025
11 IUCN - WCPA World Heritage Member 2024
12 IUCN-SSG Galliformes Specialist Group Member 2024
13 IUCN - WCPA Transboundary Conservation Specialist Member 2024
14 IUCN - WCPA Climate Change and Protected Areas Member 2024
15 Committee for the Development of Research Policy of the Pondicherry University Chairman 2024
16 Committee for developing guidelines for Biodiversity Register for coastal villages, NBA, Government Member 2024
17 IUCN-SSG Sirenian Species Specialist Group Member 2024
18 IUCN/WI Freshwater Fish Specialist Group Member 2024
19 IUCN-World Commission on Protected Areas Member 2024
20 Advanced Institute for Wildlife Conservaion, Govt of Tamil Nadu Guest Faculty 2023
21 CSIR-Fundamental & Innovative Research in Science of Tomorrow [CSIR-FIRST] Review Member 2023
22 UGC Fellowship and Research Grant, Govt of India Reviewer 2023
23 Core Expert Group for Tamil Nadu Bird Count and Monitoring Programme, Government of Tamil Nadu Member 2023
24 Curricula Area Group: Environment Education, National Council of Education and Research, Government Member 2023
25 High Level Technical Committee for Red Oil Palm Plantation in Andaman and Nicobar Islands Member 2023
26 Marine Dolphins Research Task Force of Government of India Member 2023
27 Central Academic for State Forest Services, Dehradun Guest Faculty 2022
28 International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development (iCED), Jaipur Guest Faculty 2022
29 Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai Member 2022
30 International Centre for Information System and Auditing, Noida Guest Faculty 2022
31 Forest Research Institute, Dehradun Guest Faculty 2022
32 Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore Guest Faculty 2022
33 Pension and Institutional Charge Committee of WII Member 2022
34 Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA, South Korea Guest Faculty 2022
35 Research Project Evaluation Committee of BIODIVERSA+, European Union Member 2022
36 ENVIS Resource Parter on Protected Areas Networ of India Coordinator 2022
37 High Level Purchase Committee of WII, GoI Member 2022
38 Advisory Committee for EBSA, CBD. United Nations Member 2022
39 Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy (IGNFA), Dehradun Guest Faculty 2022
40 Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun Guest Faculty 2022
41 Examination Committee of Wildlife Institute of India, Government of India Member 2022
42 CITES Cell of WII (MoEF&CC), Government of India Nodal Officer 2022
43 Library Development Committee of Wildlife Institute of India Member 2022
44 Departmental Promotion Committee of Wildlife Institute of India Member 2022
45 CMS and IWC Cells of WII (MOEFCC, GoI) Nodal Officer 2022
46 State Wildlife Board of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Member 2022
47 State Wildlife Board of Kerala Member 2022
48 State Wildlife Board of Lakshadwee Islands Member 2022
49 Standing Committee of CITES of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, GoI Member 2021
50 Research Advisory Committee of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Govt of ANI Member 2021
51 Hosue Allotment Committee of WII Member 2021
52 QRT Committee to review the performances of ICAR Instituitions Member 2021
53 Committee for Preparation of Marine Turtle Action Plan of India, MoEFCC Member 2020
54 Committee for Preparation of National Marine Mega-fauna Stranding Management Guidelines Member 2020
55 High Power Committee for sea turtles conservation in Odisha, Government of Odisha Member 2020
56 Drafting Committee of 3rd National Wildlife Action Plan. Government of India Member 2016
57 Dugong Conservation Task Force of Government of India Member Secretary 2016
58 Committee for Preparation of 5th National Biodiversity Report for CBD Investigator and Member 2015
59 Committee for Preparation of Natioanl Biodiversity Action Plan of India Investigator and Member 2015
60 Dugong Task Force of Government of India Member 2012
61 Research and Training Advisory Committee of Wildlife Institute of India Member 2007

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Co-ordinator Two days Annual Bird Counts in Puducherry, February 2022
2 Co Co-ordinator One day Coordinated Van Mahotsav (2022) Function with School of Law
3 Co-ordinator One day World Biodiversity Day Webinar on Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation on 22 May 2022
4 Co-ordinator One day Webinar as part of World Environment Day, 2022
5 VC Nominee One day Conducted interview to select project staff for Dept of Political Science
6 Advisor One Week Wildlife Week Celebrations in 2022
7 Judge: National Students Science Congress 2022 One day Evaluator of the State (Puducherry) Level projects
8 Selection Committee Member Three Years BSUSC
9 Resource Person One Two days Bilateral Workshop on Marine Litter Management in Puducherry jointly organized by UK Government and Puducherry Government, 27 Feb 2023
10 Resource Person One day Sea Turtle Conservation Awarness Meeting with Fishermen organized by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department, 24 Feb 2023
11 Coordinated Synchronized Annual Bird Count in Tamil Nadu, 2023 One Week Advisor cum Coordinator
12 Chair and Evaluator Two day Chaired a Technical Session in the Annual Research Seminar of Wildlife Institute of India, MoEFCC, Govt of India
13 Coordinator One Week Wildlife Week Celebrations in 2023

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Coordinator One Day Field Tour to Point Calimere Sanctuary for Students of DEES

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
Details of Collaborative Research/Teaching
From Date To Date From Date To Date
1 Wildlife Institute of India Scientists Wildlife Institute of India NATIONAL Research, Teaching and Training 15-01-2022 14-01-2025 15-01-2022 14-01-2025 Research on endangered species especially dugong and management of Marine Protected Areas. Teaching MSc Students and IFS Officers Trainees of PGDC
2 Dr Sivaperuman Chandrakasan Scientist E Zoological Survey of India NATIONAL Research as Co-Investigator 15-06-2022 24-11-2023 15-06-2022 24-11-2023 Ecology and management of saltwater crocodiles in Andaman and Nicobar islands

Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 International Training of Trainers on Integrated Water Resource Management: Facilitating water stewardship from a basin perspective Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, Netherlands CDI, The Netherlands Short Term 27-05-2013 14-06-2013 2013
2 Strengthening CITES implementation capacity to ensure sustainable wildlife management and non-detrimental trade UN CITES Secretariat Makati City, Philippines Short Term 15-06-2010 17-06-2010 2010
3 Biodiversity and climate change United Nations Institute for Training and Research Kushiro, Japan Short Term 29-06-2008 04-07-2008 2008
4 Ecosystem, water and biodiversity United Nations Institute for Training and Research Kushiro, Japan Short Term 26-08-2006 31-08-2006 2006
5 Molecular markers: Tools for fish population genetic analysis Natioal Bureau of Fish Genetic Resources NBFGR, Lucknow Short Term 29-10-2001 10-11-2001 2001

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

S.No Name of the Programme No. of Participants Venue Duration From Date To Date Year Revenue Generated

Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

S.No IMPRESS/IMPRINT/SPARC/STARS/LEAP/Others Place From Date To Date Year

Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

S.No Name of the Programme Period of the Programme
From Date To Date