Mangrove Ecosystems of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu

Nammalwar, P and Muniyandi, K (2000) Mangrove Ecosystems of Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu. In: Souvenir 2000. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Mandapam, pp. 53-57.


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The world's total mangrove area which spans over 30 countries including those for the various island nations is about 1,00,000 sq. km. The total area of the Indian mangroves is estimated at 6,81,976 hectares of which nearly 45% occurs in Sunderbans and the islands in the Bay of Bengal.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mangrove Ecosystem; Gulf of Mannar; Tamil Nadu
Subjects: Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
Divisions: CMFRI-Mandapam
Depositing User: Arun Surendran
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2011 12:37
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:50

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