'This book on Endocrine glands of the fish, Notopterus notopterus is written keeping in view the methodology being adopted for endocrine studies in a particular fish and this complete manuscript is a outcome of over 30 years teaching and research experience for post-graduate and research students. A comprehensive account of a particular fish species on endocrine glands is not easily available and this book can help young researchers carrying research work on comparative endocrinology and more specifically with reference to fish endocrinology and reproduction. It is hoped that the methodology given in this book may help and inspire students joining research in the field of fish endocrinology and related research.'
Dr. Raghavendra S. Kulkarni did his M.Sc. in Zoology from Karnatak University, Dharwad and Ph.D. in Zoology from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi with fellowship from UGC/JRF and CSIR/SRF/PDF under the guidance of Prof. A. G. Sathyanesan. He has teaching and research experience of 35 years. His specialization is Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology. He was selected under Emeritus Fellowship in Zoology from UGC, New Delhi & worked at the Department of Studies in Zoology, Gulbarga University, Kalaburgi, India. He has published 148 research publications in reputed journals and successfully guided 12 students for Ph.D. and 20 students for M.Phil degrees on various aspects of fish endocrinology and reproductive biology. He has handled Research Projects from ICAR, UGC and has participated in several National & International conferences in India and abroad, chaired theRead more