Copepod swarm in the Campbell Bay (Andaman Sea)

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dc.contributor.author Goswami, S.C.
dc.contributor.author Rao, T.S.S.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-05-06T09:57:13Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:43Z
dc.date.available 1995-05-06T09:57:13Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:43Z
dc.date.issued 1981
dc.identifier.citation Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, vol.10; 1981; 274-275
dc.identifier.issn 0379-5136
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6699
dc.description.abstract During the 68th cruise of R.V.Gaveshani, an unusual abundance of calanoid copepods of family Pontellidae was observed in the Campbell Bay (lat.6 degrees 30'-6 degrees 59'N and long 93 degrees 56'-94 degrees 15'E) Swarm density (25974 to 138420/m 3)forming 91.9 to 96.1 c of the total copepod population and constituted mainly by 4 species of Pontellopsis was recorded The species in order of abundance were Pontella spinipes Giesbrecht Pontellopsis regalis (Dana), Pontella princeps Dana and P.securifer Brady The adaptive significance of copepod swarming is briefly given
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 biomass
dc.subject.other abundance
dc.subject.other zooplankton
dc.subject.other Pontellidae
dc.subject.other Copepod
dc.subject.other ISW, Campbell Bay
dc.subject.other ISW, Andaman Sea
dc.title Copepod swarm in the Campbell Bay (Andaman Sea)
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Goa, India


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