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    * Student author


    32. Chattopadhyay, D., Sarkar, D.*, Bhattacharjee, M.*, 2021: The distribution pattern of marine bivalve death assemblage from the western margin of Bay of Bengal and its oceanographic determinants. Frontiers in Marine Science. Vol-8, p-613 (DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2021.675344)

    31. Bhattacherjee, M.*, Chattopadhyay, D., Som, B.*, Sankar, A. S. *, Mazumder, S. 2021: Molluscan live-dead fidelity of a storm-dominated shallow-marine setting and its implications. Palaios.Vol-36, p- 77-93 (DOI: 10.2110/palo.2020.020)

    30. Chattopadhyay, D. Book Review: Actualistic Taphonomy in South America. Sergio Martínez, Alejandra Rojas, and Fernanda Cabrera (Eds.) 2020. 336 pp. Topics in Geobiology, Springer, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-20624-6 (paper). ISBN 978-3-030-20625-3 (ebook). Ameghiniana, Vol-58, p-72-73

    29. Dutta, S.*, Chattopadhyay, D., 2021: Response of the Oligo-Miocene bivalve fauna of the Kutch Basin (Western India) to regional tectonic events. BIORXIV/2021/ 451389 (doi: 10.1101/2021.09.08.451389)

    28. Raja, N. B., Dunne, E. M., Matiwane, A., Khan, T. M., Nätscher, P. S., Ghilardi, A. M., Chattopadhyay, D., 2021: Colonial history and global economics distort our understanding of deep-time biodiversity. eartharxiv/2472 (doi: 10.31223/X5802N)

    27. Chandroth, A.*, Chattopadhyay, D., 2021: Micromorphy offers effective defence against predation: insights from the cost-benefit analyses of microgastropod predation record. BIORXIV/2021/ 446364


    26. Thangarathinam, V.*, Chattopadhyay, D.: Barnacle encrustation on molluscan prey offers associational resistance against drilling predation. BIORXIV/2020/139931

    25. Chattopadhyay, D.*, Kella, VGS.*, Chattopadhyay, D. 2020: Effectiveness of small size against drilling predation: Insights from lower Miocene faunal assemblage of Quilon Limestone, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol-551, p. 109742.

    24. Dutta, S.*, Chattopadhyay, D., Chattopadhyay, D.*, Misra, S., Turchyn, A., 2019: Strontium stratigraphy of the Oligocene-early Miocene shellbeds of Kutch, western India and its implication. Lethaia. Vol-53, p- 382-395 (DOI: 10.1111/let.12364).


    23. Klompmaker, A. A., Kelley, P. H., Chattopadhyay, D., Clements, J. C., Huntley, J. W., Kowalewski, M., 2019: Predation in the marine fossil record: Studies, data, recognition, environmental factors, and behavior. Earth-Science Reviews. Vol-194, p. 472-520.

    22. Chattopadhyay, D.*, Chattopadhyay, D., 2019: Absence of general rules governing molluscan body-size response to climatic fluctuation during the Cenozoic. Historical Biology. DOI: 10.1080/08912963.2018.1563894

    21. Sarkar, D.*, Bhattacherjee, M.*, & Chattopadhyay, D., 2019: Influence of regional environment in guiding the spatial distribution of marine bivalves along the Indian coast. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Vol - 99, p. 163-177. DOI:10.1017/S0025315417001837


    20. Nawrot, R., Albano, P., Chattopadhyay, D., Zuschin, M., 2017: Climate change and body size shift in Mediterranean bivalve assemblages: unexpected role of biological invasions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. Vol-248, DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0357

    19. Chattopadhyay, D., 2017: Predation to climate change: what does a fossil shell tell us?, Current Science, Vol-112, p. 1489-1493 (Invited article)


    18. Chattopadhyay, D., Zuschin, M., Dominici, S., Sawyer, J. 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. Vol-459, p. 86-98


    17. Chattopadhyay, D., Zuschin, M., Tomasovych, A., 2015: How effective are ecological traits against drilling predation? Insights from Recent bivalve assemblages of the northern Red Sea. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol-440, p. 659-670

    16. Nawrot, R., Chattopadhyay, D., Zuschin, M., 2015: What guides invasion success? Ecological correlates of arrival, establishment and spread of Red Sea bivalves in the Mediterranean Sea. Diversity and Distributions. Vol-21, p. 1075-1086

    15. Das, S.*, Chattopadhyay, D., Chattopadhyay, D.*, 2015: The effect of hunger on drilling behaviour of Natica tigrina: An experimental assessment. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol-429, p. 57-61


    14. Chattopadhyay, D., Sarkar, D.*, Dutta, S.*, Prasanjit, S. R.*, 2014: What controls cannibalism in drilling gastropods: A case study on Natica tigrina. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol-410, p. 126-133

    13. Chattopadhyay, D., Zuschin, M., Tomasovych, A. 2014: Effects of a high-risk environment on edge-drilling behavior: Inference from Recent bivalves from the Red Sea. Paleobiology. Vol-40, p. 34-49


    12. Chattopadhyay, D., Rathie, A.*, Miller, D., Baumiller, T. K. 2013: Hydrodynamic effects of drill holes on post-mortem transportation of bivalve shells and its taphonomic implications. Palaios. Vol-28, p. 875-884

    11. Chattopadhyay, D., Rathie, A.*, Das, A.*, 2013: The effect of morphology on post-mortem transportation of bivalve and its taphonomic implications. Palaios. Vol-28, p. 203-209

    10. Chattopadhyay, D., Dutta, S.*, 2013: Prey selection by drilling predators: A case study from Miocene of Kutch, India. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. Vol-374, p. 187-196


    9. Bardhan, S., Chattopadhyay, D., Mondal, S., Das, S., Mallick, S., Roy, A., 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, Vol. 317-318, p. 153-161


    8. Chattopadhyay, D., 2011: First evidence of predatory drilling from Upper Cretaceous Eutaw formation (Santonian), Georgia. Southeastern Geology.Vol-48, No.1, p.37-44

    7. Chattopadhyay, D., 2011: Mussels: Their common enemies and adaptive defenses. In L. E. McGevin (Ed.) Mussels: Anatomy, habitat and Environmental impact. Chapter-23, pp. 503-520, Nova Science Publishers Inc., NY

    Before 2011

    6. Chattopadhyay, D., Baumiller, T. K. 2010: Effect of durophagy on drilling predation: A case study of Cenozoic molluscs from North America. Historical Biology. Vol-22, No.4, p.367-379

    5. Chattopadhyay, D., Baumiller, T. K. 2009: An experimental assessment of penetration, excavation and consumption rates of the muricid gastropod, Nucella lamellosa. Journal of Shellfish Research. Vol-28, No. 4, p. 1-7

    4. Casey, M., Chattopadhyay, D., 2008: Clumping behavior: an anti-predatory strategy against drilling predation, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Vol-367, No. 2, p. 124-129.

    3. Chattopadhyay, D., Baumiller, T. 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, Vol-352, No. 1, p. 257-266

    2. Chattopadhyay, D., 2004: New record of a coral-mollusca reefal community from the Early Tertiary of Kutch, Gujarat. Indian Minerals, Vol-58, No. 3 & 4, p. 169-182.

    1. Bardhan, S.,Chattopadhyay, D., 2003: The mesozoic marine revolution: an overview of a biological "Arms race". Indian Journal of Earth Sciences, Vol-30, No.1-4, p.1-28