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

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

Selected Publications:
  1. Roy, Tamal and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Divergences in learning and memory among wild zebrafish: do sex and body-size play a role?." Learning & Behavior, -, -
  2. Roy, Tamal and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Social learning in a maze? Contrasting individual performance among wild zebrafish when associated with trained and naïve conspecifics." Behavioural Processes, 144, 51-57
  3. Roy, Tamal; Shukla, Rohitashva and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Risk-Taking During Feeding: Between-and Within-Population Variation and Repeatability Across Contexts Among Wild Zebrafish." Zebrafish, 14, 393-403
  4. 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, 100, 749–761
  5. Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Towards building conservation prioritization strategies for tropical freshwater systems: A case study based on fish assemblages from the Western Ghats, India." Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management, 20, 175-187
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