Conservation of mangrove forest covers in Kochi coast

Satheeshkumar, P and Manjusha, U and Pillai, N G K (2011) Conservation of mangrove forest covers in Kochi coast. Current Science, 101 (10). p. 1400.



Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants of tropical and subtropical intertidal regions of the world. The specific regions where these plants occur are called mangrove ecosystems. They are breeding, feeding and nursery grounds for many estuarine and marine organisms, including finfish and shell fish. India has only 2.66% of the world’s mangroves, covering an estimated area of 4,827 sq. km

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Conservation; mangrove forest; Kochi coast
Subjects:Marine Ecosystems > Coral Reefs > Conservation
Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:8802
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:14 Dec 2011 22:27
Last Modified:14 Dec 2011 22:27

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