Distribution of chaetognaths, with special reference to Sagitta decipiens as an indicator of upwelling along the West Coast of India

Srinivasan, M (1974) Distribution of chaetognaths, with special reference to Sagitta decipiens as an indicator of upwelling along the West Coast of India. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 16 (1). pp. 126-142.

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Abstract

The occurrence, distribution and abundance of 14 species of Chaetognatha, belonging to the genera, Sagitta Quoy and Gaimard (1827), Pterosagitta Ritter-Zahony (1911) and Krohnitta Ritter-Zahony (1911), in space and time along the west coast of India, collected during the cruises of KN.Varuna between December, 1966 and December, 1967, are discussed. Attention is also drawn to the possibility of using Sagitta decipiens Vawln (1905) as an indicator of upwelling along the South-West Coast of India.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chaetognatha; Pterosagitta Ritter-Zahony; Krohnitta Ritter-Zahony; Varuna; Sagitta decipiens Vawln
Subjects: Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Geetha P Mrs
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2010 04:20
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:12
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/1427

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