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  1. Asulabha K. S., Sincy V., Jaishanker R. and Ramachandra T. V. 2018. Algal diversity in urban lakes of Vrishabhavathi Valley, Greater Bangalore. LAKE 2018: Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Riverine Ecosystems, 1-17.
  2. Asulabha K.S., Sincy V., & Ramachandra T.V. (2016). Phytoplankton dynamics in Bengaluru sewage fed lakes. Proceedings of Kerala Environment Congress 2016: Vinod TR, Sabu T, Thrivikramji KP, BabuAmbat (Eds.). Published by Centre for Environment and Development, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. 47.
  3. Asulabha, K.S., Jaishanker, R., Sincy, V., & Ramachandra, T.V. (2022). Diversity of phytoplankton in lakes of Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Biodiversity Challenges – A Way Forward (pp. 147-178). Daya Publishing House, New Delhi.
  4. Asulabha, K.S., Sincy, V., & Ramachandra, T.V., 2014, Aquatic biological diversity of Greater Bangalore Wetlands. Proceedings of the Lake 2014: Conference on Conservation and Sustainable Management of Wetland Ecosystems in Western Ghats.
  5. Asulabha, K.S., Sincy, V., Jaishanker R., & Ramachandra, T.V. (2018). Micro algal diversity in select lakes of Vrishabhavathi valley, Greater Bangalore. International Conference on Water Resources (ICWR-2018) 15th -17th March 2018, Dept. of Environmental Sciences & Dept. of Geology University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Trivandrum, India.
  6. Benjamin, R., Chakrapani, B.K., Devashish, K., Nagarathna, A.V. and Ramachandra, T.V., 1996. Fish mortality in Bangalore lakes, India. Electronic Green Journal, 1(6). https://escholarship.org/uc/item/00d1m13p
  7. Ramachandra T. V., Sincy, V., Asulabha, K. S., Bhat, S. P., and Rahaman, M. F., Recurring fish mortality episodes in Bangalore lakes: Sign of irresponsible and fragmented governance. ENVIS Technical Report 105, EWRG, CES, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2016.
  8. Ramachandra T.V., Asulabha K.S., Sincy V., Bhat S.P. and Aithal B.H., 2015. Wetlands: Treasure of Bangalore, ENVIS Technical Report 101, Energy & Wetlands Research Group, CES, IISc, Bangalore, India.
  9. Ramachandra T.V., Sincy V., & Asulabha K.S. (2020). Efficacy of rejuvenation of lakes in Bengaluru, India. Green Chemistry & Technology Letters, 6(1), 14-26. doi.org/10.18510/gctl.2020.613.
  10. Ramachandra, T. V., Sudarshan, P. B., Mahesh, M. K. and Vinay, S., 2018. Spatial patterns of heavy metal accumulation in sediments and macrophytes of Bellandur wetland, Bangalore. Journal of Environmental Management, 206, 1204-1210.
  11. Ramachandra, T.V., Asulabha, K.S., & Lone, A.A. (2014). Nutrient enrichment and proliferation of invasive macrophytes in urban lakes. Journal of Biodiversity, 5(1-2), 33-44.
  12. Ramachandra, T.V., Asulabha, K.S., & Sincy, V. (2021). Phosphate loading and foam formation in urban lakes. G P Globalize Research Journal of Chemistry, 5(1), 33 – 52.
  13. Ramachandra, T.V., Mahapatra, D.M., Bhat, S.P., Asulabha, K.S., Varghese, S. and Aithal, B.H., 2014. Integrated wetlands ecosystem: Sustainable model to mitigate water crisis in Bangalore. ENVIS Technical Report 76, Environmental Information System, CES, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  14. Ramachandra, T.V., Sincy, V., Asulabha, K.S., Mahapatra, D.M., Bhat, S.P. and Aithal, B.H., 2018. Optimal Treatment of Domestic Wastewater through Constructed Wetlands. Journal of Biodiversity, 9(1-2): 81-102. DOI: 10.31901/24566543.2018/09.1-2.077
  15. Ramachandra, T.V., Sudarshan, P., Vinay, S., Asulabha, K.S., & Varghese, S., (2020a). Nutrient and heavy metal composition in select biotic and abiotic components of Varthur wetlands, Bangalore, India. SN Applied Sciences, 2(8), 1-14.
  16. Sincy, V., Asulabha, K.S., & Ramachandra, T.V. (2016). Bio-monitoring of lentic ecosystems through zooplanktons. Proceedings of the Kerala Environment Congress - 2016, 28th & 29th November, 2016, Energy Management Centre - Kerala Thiruvananthapuram
  17. Sincy, V., Asulabha, K.S., Jaishanker, R., & Ramachandra, T.V. (2018). Ichthyo-diversity in sewage fed lentic ecosystems of Bangalore. ICWR-2018, Dept. of Environmental Sciences & Dept. of Geology University of Kerala, Trivandrum, India.
  18. Sincy, V., Asulabha, K.S., Vinay, S., Vishnu, D.M., Srikanth, N., Subashchandran, M.D. and Ramachandra, T.V. 2016. Ecological status of lotic ecosystem in kans and non-kans of central Western Ghats. Proceedings Lake 2016: Conservation and Sustainable Management of Ecologically Sensitive Regions in Western Ghats, 195-208.
  19. Sincy, V., Jaishanker, R., Asulabha, K.S., & Ramachandra, T.V. (2022). Ichthyofauna diversity in relation to water quality of lakes of Bangalore, Karnataka. Biodiversity Challenges - A Way Forward (pp. 115-146). Daya Publishing House, New Delhi.


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  18. Gogoi, B., Das, D. N., & Saikia, S. K. (2020). Feeding Ecology of (Actinopterygii; Siluriformes; Schilbeidae): A Small Freshwater Fish from Floodplain Wetlands of Northeast India. Croatian Journal of Fisheries, 78(3), 105-120. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/cjf-2020-0011
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  21. Jadhav, B. V., Kharat, S. S., Raut, R. N., Paingankar, M., & Dahanukar, N. (2011). Freshwater fish fauna of Koyna river, northern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 3(1), 1449-1455. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2613.1449-55
  22. Johnson, J. A., & Arunachalam, M. (2009). Diversity, distribution and assemblage structure of fishes in streams of southern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 507-513. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2146.507-13
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  25. Jumani, S., Rao, S., Kelkar, N., Machado, S., Krishnaswamy, J., & Vaidyanathan, S. (2018). Fish community responses to stream flow alterations and habitat modifications by small hydropower projects in the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot, India. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 28(4), 979-993. link
  26. Katwate, U., Raut, R., & Advani, S. (2012). An overview of fish fauna of Raigad District, northern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 4(5), 2569-2577. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2760.2569-77
  27. Kharat, S. S., Paingankar, M., & Dahanukar, N. (2012). CEPF Western Ghats Special Series: Freshwater fish fauna of Krishna River at Wai, Northern Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 4(6), 2644-2652. https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o2796.2644-52
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