Distribution and diversity of copepods in the Mandovi-Zuari estuarine system, Goa

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dc.contributor.author Goswami, S.C.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-05-09T09:57:18Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:39Z
dc.date.available 1995-05-09T09:57:18Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:39Z
dc.date.issued 1982
dc.identifier.citation Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, vol.11; 1982; 292-295
dc.identifier.issn 0379-5136
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6607
dc.description.abstract Truly estuarine and estuarine-marine species were the major components of copepods Neritic and limnetic species were stragglers in this environment and showed fortuitous distribution Monsoonal cycle induced seasonal rhythm on salinity and copepods Copepod species number dwindled sharply during the rainy season (June to September) except in Zuari Estuary where comparatively more saline conditions were recorded (1.33 to 29.84 ppt) Postmonsoon period (October to January) was characterised with copepod repopulation and proliferation with a gradual salinity recovery, attaining maximum species diversity during the dry premonsoon months Spatial and temporal variations in the occurrence and abundance of copepod species are discussed
dc.language en
dc.publisher CSIR-NISCAIR
dc.relation.ispartof Indian J Mar Sci
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Communities
dc.subject.other zooplankton
dc.subject.other water samples
dc.subject.other correlation analysis
dc.subject.other seasonal distribution
dc.subject.other species diversity
dc.subject.other marine crustaceans
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Goa, Mandovi-Zuari Estuary
dc.title Distribution and diversity of copepods in the Mandovi-Zuari estuarine system, Goa
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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