Revival of bleached Zoanthus sociatus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) in the intertidal waters of Thikkodi, Malabar coast, Kerala

Kaladharan, P and Asokan, P K and Koya, K P Said (2011) Revival of bleached Zoanthus sociatus (Ellis & Solander, 1786) in the intertidal waters of Thikkodi, Malabar coast, Kerala. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 53 (1). pp. 157-159.

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Abstract

Revival of SST induced bleached anthozoan; Zoanthus sociatus in the intertidal zone of Thikkodi, Calicut was investigated for a period of 67 days from May to July 2010. Regaining of chlorophyll pigments of symbiotic zooxanthellae in the bleached Zoanthus colonies was correlated with reduction in SST indicating a temperature linked bleaching

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Zoanthus; bleaching; revival; SST; Malabar coast
Subjects:Invertebrata
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8713
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:30 Aug 2011 16:52
Last Modified:17 Oct 2011 13:36

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