Designation: Assistant Professor
Type of Appointment: Contract
Email Address: email@example.com
Educational Qualifications: M.Sc (Zoology), PhD (Marine Biology–Taxonomy)
Years of Teaching Experience: 01 years teaching experience, 06 years of experience in research
Subjects Taught: Zoology, Environmental science
Areas of Interest: Poriferan taxonomy and ecology; benthic reef ecosystems; Scientific SCUBA diving, Bird watching
Research Papers Published/Presented (Paper title, Publication Name/Conference Name, page number, volume, month and year):
- Pereira, P. and Raghunathan, C. 2018. Diversity of Sponges in Marine Protected Areas of North Andaman, India. Thalassas: An International Journal of MarineSciences, 34 (2), 361–372. (IF: 0.657).
Journal link: https://www.springer.com/journal/41208
- Pereira, P. and Raghunathan, C. 2020. New records of Indo-Pacific sponges from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Zootaxa(IF: 0.955) https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4894.1.4.
Journal link: https://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4894.1.4.
- Pereira P., Raghunathan C., Mondal T., Kailash Chandra. 2016. Marine Sponges of India. In: Kailash Chandra, Raghunathan C, Mondal T, Dash S. (eds.) Current status of marine faunal diversity in India, Published by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, pp. 106–124.
- Raghunathan, C. and Pereira, P. Sponges. In: Kailash Chandra et al. (eds.) Faunal Diversity of Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve. Conservation Area Series 61, Published by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. pp. 49-56.
- Pereira, P. and Raghunathan, C. 2018. Marine Sponges. In: Kailash Chandra and Raghunathan C. (eds.) Faunal Diversity of Biogeographic Zones: Islands of India, p 524. Published by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, pp. 45–56.
- Studies on The Impact of Ecotourism on Bird Fauna of Spice Plantations (Kulagarhs) in Ponda Taluka, Goa (2012-2013) – presented during the International Conference on Faunal Biodiversity and their Conservational Strategies held during 22-23 March 2014 at University of Lucknow, Lucknow.
An account of Marine Sponges in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India – accepted for poster presentation in the 14th International Coral Reef Symposium (ICRS 2021) to be held at Bremen, Germany during 18–23 July 2021 (Abstract No: ICRS2020-2234 under the theme, “Species and their Populations”).
Extracurricular activities/hobbies: T–shirt painting of marine fauna; Wildlife photography