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Zoological Survey of India, Southern Regional Centre Chennai

Previously Zoological Survey of India, Regional Office Chennai
Acronym ZSI
Type Government
100, Santhome High Road

Tamil Nadu
Tel 091 44 24942680
Fax 091 44 24942680
Website http://www.zsi.gov.in/regional_centres/src_chennai.html
Activities * Exploration, Survey, Inventorying and Monitoring of faunal diversity in various
* States, Ecosystems and Protected areas of India.
* Taxonomic studies of all faunal components collected.
* Periodic review of the Status of Threatened and Endemic species.
* Preparation of Red Data Book, Fauna of India and Fauna of States.
* Bioecological studies on selected important communities/species.
* Preparation of databases for the recorded species of the country.
* Maintenance & Development of National Zoological Collections.
* Training, Capacity Building and Human Resource Development.
* Faunal Identification, Advisory services and Library Services.
* Publication of results including Fauna of India and Fauna of States.

Created: Last Updated: 2010-12-14

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