Mangroves as component of coastal ecosystems of the Andamans

Rajagopalan, M S (1987) Mangroves as component of coastal ecosystems of the Andamans. Proceedings of the symposium on management of coastal ecosystems and oceanic resources of the Andamans. pp. 1-7.


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The mangrove ecosystems in different islands of the Andaman and Nicobar group have been described With respect to location, species distribution, productivity and role in food web for resident and transient Fauna. The significance of mangroves in aquaculture in the islands using different species of fishes and Prawns and a need for preservation of the ecosystems is emphasized.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mangroves; Coastal Ecosystem; Andamans
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2010 11:42
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:37

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