Brief Profile: I am a fish biologist with more than twelve years of research experience of working in the Western Himalaya, and the Western Ghats. Currently my research focuses on examining the factors that shape native fish diversity the selected rivers of Arunachal Pradesh state in the North Eastern Himalayas.
List of Publications:
-Atkore, V., Nachiket Kelkar and Jagdish Krishnaswamy. (2017). Assessing the recovery of fish assemblages downstream of hydrological barriers in India’s Western Ghats. River Research & Application. Doi:10.1002/rra.3163
-Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Manish Kumar, Nachiket Kelkar, Tarun Nair & Vidyadhar Atkore. (2017). Moving from requiem to revival: India’s rivers and riverine ecosystems, in Transcending boundaries: Reflecting on twenty years of action and research at ATREE (Eds). Ankila J. Hiremath, Nitin D. Rai and Ananda Siddhartha. ATREE, Bangalore, India. Pg. 94-103.
-Vidyadhar Atkore and Jagdish Krishnaswamy. (2016). Exploring Freshwater Science. Resonance. Vol. 21. Issue 11: 997-1006.
-Atkore, V. M., Knight, J. D. M., K. Rema Devi and J. Krishnaswamy. (2015). A new species of Pethia from the Western Ghats, India. Copeia. 103 (2): 290-296
-Knight, J.D.M., K. R. Devi and V. Atkore. (2011). Systematic status of Systomus rubrotinctius Jerdon (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) with notes on the Puntius arulius group of fishes. Journal of Threatened Taxa 3(4):1686-1693. ISSN 0974-7893
-Atkore, V. M., K. Sivakumarand A. J. T. Johnsingh. (2011). Patterns of diversity and conservation status of freshwater fishes in the tributaries of river Ramganga in the Shiwaliks of the Western Himalaya. Current Science 100(5): 731-736.
-Atkore, V.M, K. Sivakumar, and A.J.T. Johnsingh. (2007). Length-weight relationship and relative condition factor of juvenile golden mahseer Tor Putitora (Hamilton 1822), in the tributaries of Ramganga River, Uttarakhand.Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 104 (2): 161-164.
Affiliation: Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology & the Environment (ATREE), Bangalore
Individuals within the organisation: Dr. Jagdish Krisnaswamy, Dr. Veena Srinivasan, Nachiket Kelkar, Tarun Nair, Manish Kumar