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. 2018. "Population, sex and body size: determinants of behavioural variations and behavioural correlations among wild zebrafish Danio rerio." Royal Society Open Science, 5, 170978
  2. Shukla, Rohitashva and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Nestedness patterns and dispersal dynamics in tropical central Indian stream fish metacommunities." Freshwater Science, 37, --
  3. Roy, Tamal and Bhat, Anuradha. 2017. "Divergences in learning and memory among wild zebrafish: do sex and body-size play a role?." Learning & Behavior, -, 1-10
  4. 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
  5. 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
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