Exploring the diversity of Chondrichthyes from Andaman waters, India

Kumar, Raviranjan and Venu, S and Akhilesh, K V and Bineesh, K K (2018) Exploring the diversity of Chondrichthyes from Andaman waters, India. In: Sharks International, 3-8 June 2018, João Pessoa, Brazil.

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    Abstract

    Andaman & Nicobar Islands of India are surrounded by a variety of coastal habitats such as mangroves, seagrass beds and fringing reef ecosystems, supporting diverse flora and fauna, and providing a wide ranges of socio-economic services. Compared to the other parts of Indian EEZ, the coastal waters of these Island largely remains unexplored. Studies on chondrichthyans are scarce and limited data is available. Present study is an attempt to give a detailed account on diversity and richness of cartilaginous � shes (Sharks, Skates, Rays & Chimaeras). � is study is based on the surveys conducted for two years (2014-2016) at various � sh landing centers (single day/multi-day commercial � shing vessels), � sh market and deep-sea oceanographic exploratory surveys (FORV SagarSampada)) around Andaman Islands.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Chondrichthyes, species composition, diversity, Andaman Islands, Indian EEZ.
    Subjects: Demersal Fisheries > Shark fisheries
    Elasmobranch Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mumbai
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2019 06:35
    Last Modified: 19 Mar 2019 06:35
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/13565

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