Dense bed of the seagrass Halophila beccarii in Kadalundi Estauary, Kerala

Kaladharan, P and Asokan, P K (2012) Dense bed of the seagrass Halophila beccarii in Kadalundi Estauary, Kerala. Marine Fisheries Information Service; Technical and Extension Series (212). p. 18.

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    Abstract

    Extensive seagrass beds of Halophila beccarii (Ashers) are reported for the first time from Kadalundi community reserve area close to the bird sanctuary, covering an area of more than 2 ha. The substratum is predominantly clayey. During low tide, the seagrass bed is exposed. H. beccarii grows along with the seaweed Enteromorpha linza. This seagrass beds harbour subadults of gastropods, shrimps, crabs and fin fishes such as Liza spp. and Ambasis spp.

    Item Type: Article
    Uncontrolled Keywords: seagrass; Halophila beccarii; Kadalundi Estauary; Kerala
    Subjects: Algae
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Marine Capture > Fishery Resource Assessment
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 10:06
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:54
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9274

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