Recent gorgonid resources of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, India

Varghese, Molly and George, Rani Mary and Kasinathan, C (2007) Recent gorgonid resources of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, India. Marine Fisheries Information Service T&E Ser. (194). pp. 14-17.


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    The colourful seafans have been objects of attraction to man and because of aesthetic reasons theseanimals have been collected all over the world. The discovery of prostaglandins in gorgonids and theiruse in drug manufacturing industry have led to the detailed study on this resource in Gulf of Mannar by CMFRI during 1980-'87. Subsequently, several samples collected during FORV Sagar Sampada cruises were also studied.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: gorgonid resources; Gulf of Mannar; Palk Bay; India
    Subjects: Invertebrata
    Marine Biodiversity
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Dr. V Mohan
    Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2010 11:36
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:18

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