Elasmobranch (Sharks & Rays) biology and fisheries monitoring

Shark and Ray Fisheries Trisha Gupta, Chetan Rao, Muralidharan M., Naveen Namboothri and Kartik Shanker Elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) represent some of the most endangered marine species across the globe. They are slow growing and produce relatively few young, which makes them very vulnerable to human activities such as fishing; millions of sharks and rays…

REEF LOG: monitoring marine ecosystems

REEF LOG: an underwater citizen science programme for monitoring  India’s marine ecosystems Tanmay Wagh, Kartik Shanker, Naveen Namboothri Professional researcher-based ecological monitoring is often highly expensive, logistically demanding and patchy in space and time. Underwater monitoring programmes should cover as many if not all components of the system, including the important coral, herbivore, carnivore and…

Long Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO)

Long Term Ecological Observatories (LTEO) Tanmay Wagh, Adhith Swaminathan, Esha Gokhale, Kartik Shanker and Naveen Namboothri Researchers: Tanmay Wagh, Adhith Swaminathan, Esha Gokhale, Kartik Shanker and Naveen Namboothri Collaborators: Dr. Elrika D’Souza and Dr. Rohan Arthur (NCF) and Dr. S. Venu (Pondicherry University) Funding: Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MOEF&CC), Govt. of India.…