Systematic account on rotifers of the genus Brachionus from Cochin Backwaters

Varghese, Molly and Krishnan, L and Kuttyamma, V J (2006) Systematic account on rotifers of the genus Brachionus from Cochin Backwaters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 48 (2). pp. 147-155.

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Abstract

The results of an investigation carried out during August 2000 to July 2002 on different species of Brac11ionrt.s in nine selected stations along Cochin backwater system in the southwest coast of India are reported in this paper. A total of 13 species of Brachionus.viz . Brachionus plicatilis, B.rotundifonnis,B .angularis, B.urceolaris, B.rubens, B.calyciflorus, B.caudatus. B.fatcarus, Blforficula, B.quadridentatus, B.patu1u.s. B.bidmtata and B.ntirabilis were recorded from this area for the first time. The detailed descriptions and photographs of each species are presented.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rotifers; Brachionus; Cochin Backwaters
Subjects:Copepods
Marine Biology > Phytoplanktons
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:2081
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:06 Aug 2010 14:48
Last Modified:06 Aug 2010 14:48

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