Devapriya Chattopadhyay

Associate Professor
Dept: DES
E-mail: devapriya [at]

All Publications:
  1. Sarkar,Deepjay and Bhattacharjee,Madhura and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2017 ."Influence of regional environment in guiding the spatial distribution of marine bivalves along Indian coast.". Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom,Vl, 1-15

  2. Nawrot,Rafal and Albano,Paolo and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Zuschin,Martin 2017 ."Climate change and body size shift in Mediterranean bivalve assemblages: unexpected role of biological invasions.". Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences,248, 20170357

  3. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2017 ."Predation to climate change: what does a fossil shell tell us?". Current Science (Invited article),112, 1489-1493

  4. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Zuschin,Martin and Dominici,Stefano and Sawyer,Jennifer A. 2016 ."Patterns of drilling predation in relation to stratigraphy, locality and sieve size: Insights from the Eocene molluscan fauna of the Paris Basin". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,459, 86–98

  5. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Zuschin,Martin and Tomasovych,Adam 2015 ."How effective are ecological traits against drilling predation? Insights from Recent bivalve assemblages of the northern Red Sea". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,440, 659-670

  6. Nawrot,Rafa? and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Zuschin,Martin 2015 ."What guides invasion success? Ecological correlates of arrival, establishment and spread of Red Sea bivalves in the Mediterranean Sea". Diversity and Distributions,21, 1075–1086

  7. Das,Shibajyoti and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Chattopadhyay,Debarati 2015 ."The effect of hunger on drilling behaviour of Natica tigrina: An experimental assessment". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,429, 57-61

  8. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Sarkar,Deepjay and Dutta,Saurav and Prasanjit,S. R. 2014 ."What controls cannibalism in drilling gastropods? A case study on Natica tigrina". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,410, 126–133

  9. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Zuschin,Martin and Tomašových,Adam 2014 ."Effects of a high-risk environment on edge-drilling behavior: inference from Recent bivalves from the Red Sea". Paleobiology,40, 34-49

  10. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Rathie*,Ashish and Miller,Daniel J. and Baumiller,Tomasz K. 2013 ."Hydrodynamic effects of drill holes on postmortem transportation of bivalve shells and its taphonomic implications". Palaios,28, 875-884

  11. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Rathie*,Ashish and Das*,Anirban 2013 ."The effect of morphology on post-mortem transportation of bivalve and its taphonomic implications". Palaios,28, 203-209

  12. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Dutta*,Saurav 2013 ."Prey selection by drilling predators: A case study from Miocene of Kutch, India.". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,374, 187-196

  13. Bardhan,S and Chattopadhyay*,D and Mondal,S and Das,S S and Mallick,S and Roy,A and Chanda,P 2012 ."Record of intense predatory drilling from Upper Jurassic bivalves of Kutch, India: Implications for the history of biotic interaction.". Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology,317–318, 153–161

  14. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2011 ."First evidence of predatory drilling from Upper Cretaceous Eutaw formation (Santonian), Georgia". Southeastern Geology,48, 37-44

  15. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2010 ."Effect of durophagy on drilling predation: A case study of Cenozoic molluscs from North America". Historical Biology,22, 367-379

  16. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Baumiller,T K 2009 ."An experimental assessment of penetration, excavation and consumption rates of the muricid gastropod, Nucella lamellosa.". Journal of Shellfish Research,28, 1-7

  17. Casey,Michelle M and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2008 ."Clumping behavior: an anti-predatory strategy against drilling predation". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology,367, 124-129

  18. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya and Baumiller,Tomasz K 2007 ."Drilling under threat: An experimental assessment of the drilling behavior of Nucella lamellosa in the presence of a predator.". Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology,352, 257–266

  19. Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2004 ."New record of a coral-mollusca reefal community from the Early Tertiary of Kutch, Gujarat.". Indian Minerals,58, 169-182

  20. Bardhan,Shubhendu and Chattopadhyay,Devapriya 2003 ."The mesozoic marine revolution: an overview of a biological ‘Arms race’.". Indian Journal of Earth Sciences,30, 1-28