Mangroves and its importance to Fisheries

Asokan, P K (2012) Mangroves and its importance to Fisheries. [Teaching Resource]

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    Abstract

    Mangroves act as a buffer zone between sea and shore, protecting the shore from erosion and also plays a valuable role as a shield from disasters tike cyclone and tsunami. The ecological significance of mangroves in many tropical countries has been qualitatively well documented and recognized. Mangroves are the breeding and nursery grounds fo r many wildlife species including many fishes, crustaceans and mollusc population. Thus the habitat loss of this unique ecosystem has direct repercussions in the fishery of the region

    Item Type: Teaching Resource
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems; Mangroves; Fisheries
    Subjects: Marine Fisheries > Conservation
    Marine Ecosystems > Mangroves
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kozhikode
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2014 06:11
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/9774

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