Status and diversity of Jellyfishes around Indian Coastal waters

Saravanan, Raju and Ranjith, L and Laxmilatha, P and Roul, Subal Kumar and Dash, Gyanaranjan and Behera, Pralaya Ranjan and Kumawat, Tarachand and Ramkumar, S and Viswambharan, Divya and Vinod, K and Sreeram, Miriam Paul and Sobhana, K S and Varghese, Molly and Sreenath, K R and Jasmine, S and Joshi, K K (2018) Status and diversity of Jellyfishes around Indian Coastal waters. [Image]

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    Abstract

    Jellyfish is a common word used for any gelatinous animal in marine waters. These include a wide variety of stinging and non-stinging jellyfishes. Jellyfishes are the oldest animal on planet earth from Pre-Cambrian period, and passed through 500 million years of natural selection. The term jellyfish generally refers to gelatinous zooplankton including medusae of the phylum Cnidaria(scyphomedusae, hydromedusae, cubomedusae and siphonophores) and planktonic members of the phylum Ctenophora, Salps and Pyrosomes etc. The true jellyfishes are coming under the three Cnidarian classes viz., Hydrozoa, Scyphozoa and Cubozoa and seasonally swarm in the coastal waters.

    Item Type: Image
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Jellyfishe; Indian Coastal waters
    Subjects: Invertebrata
    Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Taxonomy
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2018 08:24
    Last Modified: 21 Nov 2018 08:24
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/13245

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