A note on the coral reef degradation in some islands of Gulf of Mannar

Kasinathan, C and Sukumaran, Sandhya (2005) A note on the coral reef degradation in some islands of Gulf of Mannar. Marine Fisheries Information Service, Technical and Extension Series, 184 . pp. 15-16.

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Abstract

The coral reefs of Gulf of Manna are facing increasing threats from anthropogenic impacts like sedimentation, illegal coral mining, fishing and pollution. It was found that the northern side of islands of Manauli, Hare and southern side of Pullivasal island which had rich coral populations earlier has been totally destroyed.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:coral reef degradation; Gulf of Mannar
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:3950
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:28 Sep 2010 15:51
Last Modified:28 Sep 2010 15:51

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