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Macrobenthos of the shelf off north eastern Bay of Bengal
An extensive survey (76,363 km super(2)) of shelf benthos along the north east coast of India revealed that the macrobenthic production is rich and is comparable with that of the west coast. The biomass and population count ...
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 ...
Macrofauna and meiofauna of two sandy beaches at Mombasa, Kenya
Macrofauna and meiofauna of 2 sandy beaches having medium and fine sand particles, respectively, were investigated, quantitatively Macrofauna density was highest around high water mark and progressively decreased towards ...
Benthos off Cochin, Southwest coast of India
Macro-invertebrate benthic fauna off Cochin mainly composed of polychaeta (82.45%), crustacea (7.62%), mollusca (5.92%), sipuncula (2.25%), nemertinea (0.96%) and echinodermata (0.80%). The maximum population density and ...
Community structure of sand-dwelling macrofauna of an estuarine beach in Goa, India
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 ...
Benthic macrofauna of the Andaman Sea
Macrobenthic fauna in the depth range 11 to 2150m comprised 22 faunal taxa. Of these, the polychaetes were the most dominant group and contributed 76.8%. Distribution of macrofauna was substrate specific with maximum (410m ...
Intertidal benthic community ecology of sand-dwelling macroinvertebrates of Goa beaches
(New Delhi: Oxford & IBH, 1985)
Studies on the intertidal ecology of two sandy beaches of Goa along the western coast of India revealed the presence of 47 species of macroinvertebrates belonging to 32 families. The open beach at Candolim, characterized ...
Benthic watch: a case study of biological monitoring of marine environment
(International Publishers, 1985)