Marine Biodiversity of India– A Perspective for RFM

Joshi, K K (2013) Marine Biodiversity of India– A Perspective for RFM. In: ICAR funded Short Course on “ICT -oriented Strategic Extension for Responsible Fisheries Management, 05-25 November, 2013, Kochi.


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    The convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) recommends the conservation of ecosystem through policies for protected areas and sustainable management. Excerpts from the Article 8 of the Convention on Biological Diversity: In situ conservation, which promote the protection of ecosystem and the maintenance of viable populations of species in natural surroundings. In India we had several species of organisms belonging to different groups constitute the protected marine organism and majority of them are belonging to elasmobranchs, dolphins, whales, sea cow, turtles, molluscs, corals, sponges holothurians and gorgonids. India is blessed with rich biodiversity along the west and east coast resulting in the supply of essential ecosystem goods and services to the millions of population living in the coastal area.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Marine Biodiversity; India
    Subjects: Marine Environment
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2014 07:00
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:57

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