Zooplankton abundance and distribution at Minicoy lagoon, Lakshadweep

Nasser, A K V and Siraimeetan, Pon and Aboobaker, P M (1998) Zooplankton abundance and distribution at Minicoy lagoon, Lakshadweep. Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, 27. pp. 346-350.


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The environmental parameters such as water temperature, salinity, cloud cover wind foree, rainfall and tide that influence the distribution and abundance of zooplankton at two sites in Minicoy lagoon were siudied from August 1994 to July 1995. The northern part of the lagoon with more live corals had better abundance of ooplankton when compared to the southern area, Zooplankton from different lagoon bottoms namely coralline, sandy and seagrass bed did not how significant variation between sites. Copepods, 8mphipods and decapod larvae were the dominant groups.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Zooplankton abundance; Zooplankton distribution; Minicoy lagoon; Lakshadweep
Subjects: Marine Biology > Zooplanktons
Divisions: CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:48
URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8258

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