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Ecotoxicological effect of grounded MV River Princess on the intertidal benthic organisms off Goa
The ecotoxicological effects of oil spill from the grounded vessel MV River Princess on the intertidal benthic organisms of Sinquerim–Candolim beach at Goa, India were investigated. An intertidal expanse of 1 km on either ...
Response of deep-sea macrobenthos to a small-scale environmental disturbance
To assess the possible effect of nodule mining on deep-sea environment, the Indian deep-sea environment experiment (INDEX) was undertaken in the Indian Basin. The present investigation is a part of the disturbance and ...
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 ...
Assimilation potential of water column biota: Mesocosm-based evaluations
(Tata Energy Research Institute, India, 2003)
This chapter presents a generalized picture of various aspects of assimilation by native biota and underscores the importance of safeguarding the environment from excessive discharge of nutrient-rich effluents, even though ...
Medicinal properties of marine mussels and mussel culture
(National Inst. of Oceanography (CSIR); India, 2009)
(National Institute of Oceanography, India, 2007)
The variability of macrofaunal assemblage in the Mandovi–Zuari, Goa, India estuarine complex was studied during 2002-2003 and compared with earlier data of the same area. Sediment samples in duplicate were collected from ...
Indian marine bivalves: Potential source of antiviral drugs
(Indian Academy of Sciences, 2002)
Extracts prepared from economically important marine bivalves such as green mussel (Perna viridis), estuarine oyster (Crassostrea madrasensis), giant oyster (Crassostrea gryphoides), estuarine clam (Meretrix casta), black ...
Population characteristics of the mangrove clam Polymesoda (geloina) erosa (solander, 1786) in the Chorao mangrove, Goa
(Indian Council of Agricultural Research; Old Goa; India, 2002)
Mangroves are the tropical and sub tropical coastal and/or estuarine intertidal or island plant communities. Since the early history of mankind, mangrove ecosystems have played important role in the socio-economic development ...
Fish and fisheries of Goa coast
(WWF for Nature-India, 2004)
Fish is a protein rich food. It forms a chief component in the diet of about 90% of the population of Goa. Capture fisheries of Goa (India) constitute a highly productive sector. They remain one of the major sources of ...