Diversity and Conservation of Marine Ornamental Fishes

Gopakumar, G (2007) Diversity and Conservation of Marine Ornamental Fishes. In: Biodiversity in India: Issues & Concerns. Associated Publishing Co., New Delhi, pp. 34-44.

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    The coral reefs cover less than 0.25% of the marine environment, they are the most biologically rich and productive systems on earth and often described as 'coral paradise' and 'rain forest of the seas'. Coral reefs support over 4000 species of fish about 800 species of reef building corals and great number of other invertebrates and sponges. The marine ornamental animals are mostly associated with the coral seas. The ornamental animals re the highest value added product that can be harvested from the coral reef.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: Aquaculture > Ornamental Fishes
    Marine Biodiversity
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 09:18
    Last Modified: 03 Oct 2017 07:28
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/12204

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