Copepod Component of Zooplankton in a Tropical Estuary

Pillai, P P and Qasim, S Z and Nair, A K Kesavan (1973) Copepod Component of Zooplankton in a Tropical Estuary. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 2. pp. 38-46.


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    Copepods constitute the most predominant portion of zooplankton biomass in the Cochin Backwater throughout the year. Their population largely includes omnivores, although carnivores become abundant during the premonsoon months and herbivores during the monsoon months. Seasonal differences in temperature of the estuary are of the order of PC, while the changes in salinity are considerable.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Copepod Component; Zooplankton; Tropical Estuary
    Subjects: Copepods
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2010 12:13
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:35

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