Recent corals from the south-east coast of India

Pillai, C S G (1986) Recent corals from the south-east coast of India. In: Recent Advances in Marine Biology. James, P S B R,(ed.) Today and Tomorrow Printers and Publishers, New Delhi, pp. 107-201.

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The recent stony corels of the 30uth•east cost of India collected by the lJuthor from the various small islands extending from Tuticorin to Rameswaram in Gulf of Mannar and from the shallow waters of Mandapam in Palk Bay are described and illustrated with a view to providing a comprehensive account of the coral fauna of this region. The present account deals with 92 species divided among 36 genua of which 10 genera are aherma• types and the rest reef builders.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Recent corals; south-east coast; India
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:7702
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:22 Feb 2011 17:18
Last Modified:22 Feb 2011 17:18

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