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Macrobenthic communities of the coastal waters of Dabhol, west coast of India
(NISCAIR, CSIR, 2002)
Macrobenthic community of a shallow subtidal (5-20 m) muddy deposit off Dabhol was investigated. Sediment comprised mainly of silt and clay with less of sand. Dominance of clayey-silt fraction reflects on active flocculation ...
Monitoring effects of simulated disturbance at INDEX site: Current status and future activities
(International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers, 2003)
During the Indian Deep-Sea Environment Experiment (INDEX), greater than 6000 cu.m of sediment was resuspended 5 m above seafloor. Data collected from deep-towed photography, sediment traps, sediment coring and CTD operations ...
Marine bioinvasion: Concern for ecology and shipping
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2002)
Marine bioinvasion - introduction of marine organisms alien to local ecosystem through ship hulls and ballast water - has serious consequences to native biota, fishery and general coastal ecosystem. Over 80% of the world ...
Biological characteristics of Central Indian Basin waters during the southern summer
(Taylor and Francis, 2005)
Phytoplankton biomass, taxonomy, primary productivity, and photosynthetically available radiation (PAR) were studied as part of baseline data collection for prospective nodule mining in the Central Indian Basin during the ...
Comparative toxicity of water soluble fractions of four oils on the growth of a Microalga
(Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 2000)
Toxic effects of water soluble fractions (WSF) of four different fuel oils on a microalga. Tetraselmis gracilis, were examined and compared. On applying different concentrations of WSF, a decrease in cell population was ...
Environmental influences on the trawl catches in a bay-estuarine system of Goa, west coast of India
The degree of relationship between trawl catch and environmental variables was assessed in a bay-estuarine system of Goa, west coast of India using multivariate techniques. The demersal fish assemblage was dominated by the ...
Records of Auger shells (Negastropoda: Terebridae) from Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(Environmental Information System, 2006)
The terebrids of Andaman and Nicobar islands are vertually unknown. This is the first report of six species of genus Terebra. They are commonly known as Auger shell., belonging to family Terebridae of Neogastropoda. They ...
Inter-relationship Between Marine Meiobenthos and Microbes
(National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, 2004)
Elysia bangtawaensis Swennen (Nudibranch) from the mangrove habitat of Mandovi estuary, Goa (central west coast), India
(Current Science Association, 2009)
Elysia bangtawaensis has been reported from India, contributing towards biodiversity. Ecological observations revealed its exclusive association to the mangrove swamp from the midreaches of the Mandovi estuary, Goa, India. ...
Impact of climate change on mangrove forests along the south west coast: A case study from Kasargod, Kerala, India
(Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, 2004)
Mangrove habitats are an important constituent of coastal wetlands. They are unique and located between sea and land, influenced by tidal and fresh water regimes, and hence are fragile in nature. The impact of sea level ...