Tamal Roy


Research focus

Behavioural and evolutionary ecology of size-selective harvesting

Curriculum vitae

Since 2023

  • Postdoc at IGB Berlin and at Humboldt University Berlin, Germany


  • Humboldt Fellow, Department of Biology and Ecology of Fishes, IGB Berlin, Germany


  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, USA


  • Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India


  • Integrated M.Sc. (Biotechnology), St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India


Three important scientific discoveries and associated papers

Roy, T., Rohr, T., Arlinghaus, R. Size-selective harvesting impacts learning and decision-making in zebrafish, Danio rerio. Behavioral Ecology: arad037.

Sbragaglia, V., Roy,T., Thörnqvist, P.-O., López-Olmeda, J. F., Winberg, S., Arlinghaus,R. Evolutionary implications of size-selective mortality on the ontogenetic development of shoaling: a neurochemical approach using a zebrafish, Danio rerio, harvest selection experiment. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 76, 154.

Roy, T., Arlinghaus, R. Size-selective harvesting foster changes in collective risk-taking behaviour through ontogenetic changes in zebrafish, Danio rerio. Oecologia, 200, 89-106.