Coral reef flora of the Gulf of Manar and Palk Bay

Rao, M Umamaheswara (1972) Coral reef flora of the Gulf of Manar and Palk Bay. In: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Corals and Coral Reefs, Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp, India, 12-16 January 1969, Mandapam.


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The flora of the coral reefs occurring in the Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay areas around Mandapam was studied, selecting transects from shore to the fringing reefs. Marinc algae and seagrasses growing on the transects were sampled at five-metre inter- vals and a total number of 1850 samples was taken all along the 19 transects surveyed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Algae, Diversity, Distribution, Survey, ICRS1; Coral reef flora; Gulf of Manar; Palk Bay
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
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Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2010 11:47
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:40

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