Marine biodiversity and its conservation methods in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay

Saravanan, Raju (2020) Marine biodiversity and its conservation methods in Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay. In: Course Manual on Marine Fisheries & Mariculture Prepared for the Training programme for B.F.Sc students of Central Agricultural University (CAU), Tripura. CMFRI Training Manual Series No. 24/2020 (24). ICAR-Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 100-108.

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    Abstract

    The coastline in Tamil Nadu can be broadly divided into three fishing zones. They are (1) Pulicat Lake to Point calimere that lies in the Coromandal coast; (2) Point calimere to Dhanushkodi that covers the Palk Bay and the Palk Strait; and (3) Dhanushkodi to Kanyakumari which covers the Gulf of Mannar.The Gulf of Mannar, the first Marine Biosphere Reserve in India as well in South East Asia covers a total area of 10,500km2 from Dhanushkodi to Kanyakumari covering a coastline length of 365 km along the coast of Tamil Nadu between Longitudes 78008E to 79030E and Latitudes from 8035N to 9025N.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine biodiversity; Gulf of Mannar; Palk Bay
    Subjects: Marine Biodiversity
    Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2021 06:20
    Last Modified: 03 Apr 2021 06:20
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15048

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