Coral reef biodiversity of selected sites in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Laxmilatha, P and Jasmine, S and Kingsly, H Jose and Ameri, Shijin and Labeeb, K A (2021) Coral reef biodiversity of selected sites in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 248. pp. 24-29. ISSN 0254-380X

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    Abstract

    SCUBA assisted under water surveys were carried out during 2018-2019 in selected coral reefs sites of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Biodiversity of Havelock Island (Nemo, Elephant and Turtles beaches), Neil Island (Lakshmanpur1), Northern Bay and Wandoor were documented. The diverse species of corals, coral reef fishes, sponges, sea urchins, holothurians, gastropods and giant clams were recorded during the surveys. It included 124 species of reef building corals, 82 species of reef fishes and four species of giant clams, besides holothurians and sea urchins.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Coral reef; Biodiversity; Giant clams; Andaman Nicobar Islands
    Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
    Molluscan Fisheries
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity

    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Molluscan Fisheries
    Depositing User: Mr. Prashanth P K
    Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2021 06:34
    Last Modified: 25 Aug 2021 06:34
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/15223

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