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Meiofauna of some sandy beaches of Andaman Islands
Comparatively high meiofauna numbers were recorded from beaches having fine sand particles than those having coarse to medium sand particles The fauna was dominated mainly by nematodes (53.7%), harpacticoids (13.7%) and ...
Effect of lunar periodicity on the abundance of crabs from the Goa Coast
Lunar periodicity showed a significant influence on the occurrence of edible crabs (@iPortunus pelagicus, Charybdis cruciata and Portunus sanguinolentus@@). High density of these crabs was recorded in the trawl catches ...
Response of meiofauna to immediate benthic disturbance in the Central Indian Ocean Basin
(Taylor and Francis, 2000)
Twenty-four stations (12 each, during pre- and postdisturbance studies) 5300 to 5330 m deep between 10 degrees 01 and 10 degrees 03'S latitude and between 75 degrees 59' and 76 degrees 02'E longitude were sampled to study ...
Spatial variation in meiofaunal abundance of some coralline beaches of Mauritius
(International Society for Tropical Ecology, 1998)
Abundance of metazoan meiofauna was examined at 12 coralline sandy beaches of Mauritius island during September-October, 1987. Beach sediment comprised of moderately well sorted sand particles (Mz=0.53-2.80 phi ; x=1.70). ...