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Gender male
Job title Scientist
Wildlife Institute of India ( WII)
Post Box No. 18 Chandrabani Dehra Dun 248 001
P.O. Box.18, Chandrabani, Dehradun - 248001
Regions Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
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Degree Ph.D
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Studying ecology and management of sea turtles and mammals along Indian coasts and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Monitoring the population of oceanic birds and mammals in the southern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. Indentifying important coastal and marine biodiversity areas along Indian coasts for better Marine Protected Areas management.
Research Region 71
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise Ecology and conservation of marine animals especially turtles, birds and mammals. Marine Protected Area Management.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Sivakumar KUPPUSAMY)

Sivakumar, K. (2010). Impact of tsunami on the Nicobar megapode Megapodius nicobariensis. Oryx. 44(1):71-78
Muralidharan, M and K. Sivakumar, 2009. Nest Site Selection and Effects of Anthropogenic Changes To the Rushikulya Nesting Beach, Orissa on Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Wildlife Institute of India, Saurashtra University. M.Sc dissertation
Sivakumar, K. and S. Sathyakumar, 2009. Monitoring birds and mammals in Southern Indian Ocean and Antarctica. Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India.
Choudhury, B.C. & K. Sivakumar, 2009. Management Plan of Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park. Tamil Nadu Forest Department and Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, India.
Neena Priyanka and K. Sivakumar, 2008. Coastal habitat analysis and correlation of Post Breeding Migration & Oceanographic Factors of Olive ridley sea turtle. TERI University, New Delhi. M.Sc.
13. Saravanan, K. R., B. C. Choudhury and K. Sivakumar. 2008. Important Coastal Biodiversity Conservation Areas (ICBCA) of Kerala: Based on the Current Status of the Coastal and Marine Environment of the State. National Institute for Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Centre at Kanyakumari of the Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun
Nishant Sinha and K. Sivakumar, 2008. Enhancement of Spatial Decision Support System (SDSS): Olive Ridley Information System and Analysis (ORISA) using ArcIMS, Java and Spatial database. M.Sc.,
Vidya Iyer and K. Sivakumar, 2007. Evaluation of Coastal habitats of Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve: An indicator species analysis. Bharathidasan University, Trichirapally
Aparna Lal, B.C. Choudhury and K. Sivakumar, 2007. An investigation of the relationship between Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) herbivory and seagrass in the Agatti Lagoon, Lakshadweep. M.Sc. Dissertation. Saurashtra University, Rajkot
Sivakumar, K. 2002. Turtle nesting on the south bay of Great Nicobar Island. Marine Turtle Newsletter, 96:17-18
16. Sivakumar, K. 2010. Impact of the tsunami (December, 2004) on the long-tailed macaque of Nicobar islands, India. Hystrix It. J. Mamm., 21(1):35-42. 17. Behera, S, K. Sivakumar & B.C.Choudhury, 2010. Lepidochelys olivacea (olive ridley). Egg scavenging by fish. Herpetological Review, 41(2): 215. 18. Satyaranjan Behera, Basudev Tripathy, B.C. Choudhury, K.Sivakumar, 2010. Behaviour of Olive Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) prior to arribada at Gahirmatha,Orissa, India. Herpetology Notes (3):273-274. 19. Sajan John, R. Suresh Kumar, B.C. Choudhury & K. Sivakumar, 2010. Observations of juvenile green and hawksbill turtles along the southern Orissa coast, India. Indian Ocean Turtle Newsletter, 12:9-12. 20. Sivakumar, K., B.C. Choudhury and S.R.B. Dissanayake, 2010. Joint turtle conservation programme of Sri Lanka and India: Sea turtles of Sri Lanka, also breeds in India and Maldives. Wildlife, (Journal of Department of Wildlife Conservation, Sri Lanka), June (2010):18-24.

Created: 2010-04-06 Last Updated: 2015-07-02 by Sivakumar KUPPUSAMY