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Prof. K.B. Ranawana

Senior Professor

B.Sc., M.Phil. (Perad.), M.S. (SUNY-ESF, USA), Ph.D (Perad.)

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About Me

Positions Held

Head, Department of Zoology - (2010 - 2013)

Ongoing Research and Projects

Habitat relationships of coral reef fishes.

Distribution, abundance and diversity of mangroves in Sri Lanka.

Ecological studies of saltmarshes in Mannar District of Sri Lanka.

Biodiversity restoration in harvested eucalypt plantations in the lowland intermediate zone of Sri Lanka.

Impact of sambar (Cervus unicolor) on woody vegetation of Horton Plains National Park

Memberships & Awards


Life Member Institute of Biology, Sri Lanka (C. Biol.)


Life Member Wildlife & Nature Protection Society of Sri Lanka


Presidential Awards for Research - 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009