Mangroves and fisheries

CMFRI, Kochi (1984) Mangroves and fisheries. CMFRI Newsletter No.25 July- September 1984, 25 . pp. 3-9.



The occurrence of mangrove forests and swamps in the intertidal regions is characteristic of the tropical coastline. The word mangrove refers to the community of salt loving trees and shurbs which colonise soft muddy shores bordering protected bays, lagoons, backwaters and river estuaries. Wherever they have developed as forests, they are the.concern of forest and revenue depart- ments and in other places where their formation Has been reduced to shrubs and marshes they are considered as wasteland or derelict forests.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mangroves; fisheries
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:6550
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:20 Nov 2010 15:41
Last Modified:11 May 2012 14:07

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