A review of the status of corals and coral reefs of India

Pillai, C S G (2010) A review of the status of corals and coral reefs of India. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 80 (4(Supp). pp. 53-56.


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Precise estimation of the biodiversity of corals from any area is subject to variation due to uncertainty of synonymy. Corals exhibit very high intraspecific skeletal variation depending on the physiographic and hydrographic condition. The present paper describes overview of coral resources in Indian seas, their biology and taxonomy, anthropogenic stress on coral reefs, conservation and research efforts being put by various organisations

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Corals; Coral reefs; India; Oceans
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Subject Areas > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2010 04:43
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:40
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/6790

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