Current status of biodiversity and health of the coral reef ecosystem of Palk Bay

Sukumaran, Sandhya and Vinod, K and Sobhana, K S and Naomi, T S and George, Rani Mary and Manisseri, Mary K and Korabu, Laxman Shankar and Jesuraj, N and Seeni, M (2009) Current status of biodiversity and health of the coral reef ecosystem of Palk Bay. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 199 . pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

The coral reefs in Palk Bay run parallel to the shore between longitudes 79°17’ E and 79°8’ E, at the latitude 9°17’ N. It lies in an east-west direction and is about 200 to 600 m away from the shore at different places at a depth of 1 to 5 m.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:biodiversity; coral reef ecosystem; Palk Bay
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems
Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Marine Biodiversity
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:3655
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:28 Sep 2010 16:17
Last Modified:23 Jul 2014 10:00

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