Ecological Studies on the Seagrass Ecosystem of Minicoy Lagoon Lakshadweep

Prabhakaran, M P (2008) Ecological Studies on the Seagrass Ecosystem of Minicoy Lagoon Lakshadweep. PhD thesis, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin.

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Abstract

The main objectives of the study are- 1. To study the temporal and spatial variations in hydrographic parameters prevailing in the Minicoy lagoon, 2. To study the interactions of hydrographic parameters in the lagoon, 3. To study the species composition, distribution, abundance, biomass and community structure of seagrasses. 4. To study the species composition, distribution, abundance and biomass of macro-algae present in the seagrass meadow, 5. To investigate the species composition, distribution, abundance and community structure of macro-invertebrate fauna found in seagrass meadow, 6. To examine the species composition, distribution, abundance and community structure of ichthyofauna community structure of seagrass meadow, 7. To delineate the ecological relationships between flora and fauna with the hydrographic parameters. 8. To study the interactions between flora and fauna and, 9. To highlight the importance of seagrass ecosystem for the existence of an oceanic coral island

Item Type:Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor(s):Pillai, N G K
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ecological Studies; Seagrass; Ecosystem; Minicoy Lagoon; Lakshadweep
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems
Theses
Marine Botany > Seagrass
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:7669
Deposited By:Dr. V Mohan
Deposited On:19 Feb 2011 17:42
Last Modified:21 Jan 2014 12:09

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