Anuradha Bhat

Assistant Professor
Dept: Biological Sciences (DBS)
E-mail: anuradhabhat [at]
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Research Interest:

    My research interested are in the following broad areas: 1) Ecology: Community ecology and distribution patterns of freshwater fish in tropical ecosystems 2) Behaviour and Evolution: population variations in behavioural traits among wild zebrafish populations and its evolutionary implications 3) Conservation of fish and tropical stream systems: statistical and modeling methods in developing conservation strategies

Academic Background:
  1. PhD (Ecological Sciences), Indian Institute of Science, 2002

  1. Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Indiana University, USA (2006 - 2008)
  2. Royal Society (International) Fellow, University of St Andrews, UK (2004 - 2008)
  3. Teaching Fellow, University of St Andrews (2009 - 2010)
  4. Assistant Professor, IISER Kolkata ( - )

Awards and Honors:
  1. Royal Society (India) International Fellowship from Royal Society, UK (2004)
  2. Small Research Grant from Fisheries Society of the British Isles (2005)

Selected Publications:
  1. Shukla, Rohitashva and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Environmental drivers of α-diversity patterns in monsoonaltropical stream fish assemblages: a case study from tributariesof Narmada basin, India." Environmental Biology of Fishes, --, --
  2. Shukla, Rohitashva and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Morphological divergences and ecological correlates among wild populations of zebrafish (Danio rerio." Environmental Biology of Fishes, 100, 251-264
  3. Suriyampola, Piyumika S; Sykes, Delawrence J; Khemka, Anuj; Shelton, Delia S; Bhat, Anuradha and Martins, Emilia P. 2016. "Water flow impacts group behavior in zebrafish (Danio rerio).." Behavioural Ecology, 28, 94-100