Indian Hotspots

Vertebrate Faunal Diversity, Conservation and Management Volume 1

  • Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
  • Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman, Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
    Pages 1-27
  3. Chandrakasan Sivaperuman, Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman, Anil Kumar
    Pages 29-56
  4. Vadamalai Elangovan, Virendra Mathur, Mukesh Kumar, Yuvana Satya Priya
    Pages 57-87
  5. Anil Kumar
    Pages 151-194
  6. A. Veeramani, M. Balasubramanian, Sanjayankumar, John Mathew
    Pages 229-240
  7. J. Pandiyan, M. Sandeep, A. Desai
    Pages 241-250
  8. Debahutee Roy, Rajarathinavelu Nagarajan
    Pages 251-283
  9. R. Krishnamani, Ajith Kumar
    Pages 285-294
  10. Balasundaram Ramakrishnan, M. Ilakkia, S. Karthick, A. Veeramani
    Pages 317-343
  11. M. Sivaram, K. K. Ramachandran, E. A. Jayson, P. V. Nair
    Pages 377-397

About this book


This book offers a comprehensive account of India’s four biodiversity hotspots: the Himalaya, Indo-Burma, Western Ghats and Sri Lanka and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. With a focus on tropical rainforests, it includes more than 30 chapters covering different vertebrate fauna e.g. fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, as well as topics such as conservation and management aspects.

Written by experts in the field of biodiversity conservation and management, it offers ample new insights into a number of subjects related to the faunal communities of tropical forest ecosystems, providing a valuable resource for conservationists and researchers in the field of flora and fauna diversity.


Ecology Vertebrate Diversity Tropical Forests Environmental Sciences

Editors and affiliations

  • Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
    • 1
  • Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman
    • 2
  1. 1.Zoological Survey of India, Andaman & Nicobar Regional CentrePort Blair, Andaman & Nicobar IslandsIndia
  2. 2.National Centre for Sustainable Coastal ManagementAnna University CampusChennaiIndia

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