Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Thoothukudi, India.
Dr. R. Santhanam is the former Dean of Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Thoothukudi, India. His fields of specialization are Marine Biology and Fisheries Environment. He is presently serving as an Expert in various Government and Non-Government Organizations of India. Dr. Santhanam has so far published 14 books and 70 research papers on various aspects of Fisheries Science. He was a Member of American Fisheries Society, World Aquaculture Society, Global Fisheries Ecosystem Management Network, USA and IUCN’s Commission on Ecosystem Management, Switzerland.