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The seagrasses of India
(University of California Press, 2003)
The major seagrass meadows in India exist along the southeast coast (Gulf of Mannar and Palk Bay) and in the lagoons of islands from Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea to Andaman and Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal. The flora ...
Ecological observations of major Salicornia beds from highly saline coastal wetlands of India
(Society of Wetland Scientists, 2002)
Extensive Salicornia beds along the Gulf of Kutchchh (northwest) and Tamilnadu (southeast) coasts were investigated with respect to vegetative structure and ambient environmental conditions. The width of the beds varied ...
Mangrove ecosystem of India: Conservation and management
(Pointer Publ.; Jaipur; India, 2002)
Mangroves are distributed to the lower latitude (32 degrees S - 3 degrees N) in the tropical regions. The maximum diversity and area cover lies in the regions between 25 degrees S - 25 degrees N. These habitats are ...
Distribution and diversity of marine flora in coral reef ecosystems of Kadmat Island in Lakshadweep archipelago, Arabian Sea, India
(Smithsonian Institution, 2003)
The coral reef of Kadmat Island of Lakshadweep was assessed for its biological components along with relevant hydrological characteristics. Corals were represented by 12 species, the most dominant being Acropora and Porites. ...
Socioeconomic significance of mangroves for coastal people of India: A changing scenario
(Int. Soc. for Mangrove Ecosystems, Okinawa, Japan, 1999)
The importance of mangrove ecosystems with particular reference to the coastal population of India has been realised recently. Natural calamities like cyclones, floods, famine, siltation and erosion are directly related ...