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Effect of mining activities on the clam fisheries and bottom fauna of Goa estuaries
(Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 1986)
Comparison of two clam beds and associated benthic fauna, in Mandovi and Cumbarjua canal estuarine system of Goa, India, severely affected by massive inputs of mining rejects, revealed that, in less than 10 years (1972-73 ...
Growth of penaeid prawn in Goa waters
Growth and production of benthic bivalve, Gafrarium pectinatum (Linn.) from west coast of India
Production of Gafrarium pectinatum was characterized by the presence of 0,1 and 2 y age groups Average monthly growth in length varied from 0.6 to 3mm The relationship between length and weight was isometric The average ...
Biology of commercially important penaeid prawns of Goa waters
Recruitment of Metapenaeus dobsoni from the estuary to the exploitable stock occurred at 50-60 mm size as against 70-80 mm for etapenaeus affinis and 80-90 mm for Penaeus merguiensis. Seasonal and monthly variations in ...
Effect of high organic enrichment of benthic polychaete population in an estuary
The benthic polychaete fauna of an estuarine region receiving domestic sewage and wastes from a nearby fish landing jetty was compared to that of a site having normal organic enrichment. The population density, biomass and ...
Distribution of penaeid prawn larvae in the coastal waters of Goa
Larval and postlarval distribution of 4 commercially important penaeid prawns was studied in the coastal waters of Goa extending up to 40 m depth zone during Jan. - Dec. 1981. Larval stages of Metapenaeus dobsoni and ...
A new distributional record for the sea cucumber Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens (Brandt) from Goa coast
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1986)
Occurrence of sea cucumber, Holothuria (Semperothuria) cinerascens from intertidal region of Anjuna (Goa) along central west coast of India is reported. Notes on morphological characteristics are given
Validity of zooplankton biomass estimates and energy equivalent in the Indian Ocean
Analysis of the published data on zooplankton biomass in the Indian Ocean reveals that due to omission of data from highly productive neritic Waters, the projected values of 519 x 10 6 tons become underestimated by 91 x ...