Boring sponges of the reefs of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay

Thomas, P A (1972) Boring sponges of the reefs of Gulf of Mannar 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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Abstract

A systematic account of the major coral-boring sponges of the fringing reefs of Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay, based on a study over a period of three years, is presented in this paper. Other aspects like intensity of boring, pattern of growth are also briefly discussed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Boring sponges; reefs; Gulf of Mannar; Palk Bay; Taxonomy; Bioerosion; Borer; ICRS1
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Sponges
Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Marine Biology
Divisions:CMFRI-Mandapam
ID Code:6787
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Deposited On:29 Nov 2010 17:14
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