Indian Hotspots

Vertebrate Faunal Diversity, Conservation and Management Volume 2

  • Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
  • Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. I. Jaisankar, A. Velmurugan, T. P. Swarnam, A. K. Singh
    Pages 1-21
  3. V. Rangasamy, C. Sivaperuman, G. Gokulakrishnan, P. Parthipan
    Pages 37-56
  4. Chandrakasan Sivaperuman, G. Gokulakrishnan, P. C. Rasmussen, P. Parthipan
    Pages 93-137
  5. C. Sivaperuman, G. Gokulakrishnan, P. Parthipan
    Pages 151-164
  6. Anil Kumar
    Pages 165-176
  7. M. Kamalakannan, C. Venkatraman, Lalit Kumar Sharma
    Pages 177-204
  8. C. Venkatraman, M. Kamalakannan, Debashree Dam
    Pages 205-221
  9. A. Samson, B. Ramakrishnan, G. Kannan, A. Veeramani, S. Ramasubramanian
    Pages 251-261
  10. Uttam Saikia, Adora Thabah, Oana Mirela Chachula, Manuel Ruedi
    Pages 263-286
  11. Suresh K. Govind, E. A. Jayson
    Pages 309-323
  12. S. M. Vairavel, Amit Malick, Sanjayankumar
    Pages 325-341

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.Andaman & Nicobar Regional CentreZoological Survey of IndiaPort Blair, Andaman & Nicobar IslandsIndia
  2. 2.National Centre for Sustainable Coastal ManagementAnna University CampusChennaiIndia

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