Productivity of different mangrove ecosystems

Rajagopalan, M S and Gopinathan, C P and Balachandran, V K and Kanagam, A (1982) Productivity of different mangrove ecosystems. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Coastal Aquaculture, Part 4; MBAI, 12-18 January 1980, Cochin.


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    This paper embodies the results of field studies conducted on productivity in three different mangrove areas, viz.. Cochin Backwater, Killai Backwater and Andaman Nicobar Islands. The rate of production varied in these areas, but generally indicated a good production rate. The energy inputs from various sources into the ecosystem and the process of conversion are discussed in the light of an overall energy budget available. The productivity of adjacent marine environments is also discussed in the light of their suitability for development of mariculture practices.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Productivity; Mangrove ecosystems
    Subjects: Marine Environment > Primary Production
    Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Fishery Environment
    Depositing User: Mr. Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2010 12:22
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:16

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