Marine Faunal Diversity in India

Written By Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman
Marine Faunal Diversity in India
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 November 2014
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
  • Pages : 546 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Marine Faunal Diversity in India written by Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman which was release on 19 November 2014, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: More than 70% of the earth's surface is covered by water, making it an ideal and abundant resource for studying species diversity, faunal communities, and ecosystems. India's massive coastline (5,044 miles) means it plays a major role in housing these faunal communities. Of the 32 animal phyla, 15 are represented in India's marine ecosystem, covering more than 15,000 species. Marine and coastal ecosystems of India provide supporting services in the form of wide range of habitats. Major ecosystems such as estuaries, mangroves, coral reefs, lagoons, seaweeds and sea grasses serve as nurseries for both inshore and offshore fishes and others, many of which are supposed to be commercially exploited. Marine Faunal Diversity in India describes different marine faunal group ranges from sponges, corals, mollusks, crabs, fishes, reptiles, birds, marine mammals, mangrove fauna and tsunami impact on marine faunal diversity. The chapters, written by reputed experts in their respective fields, illustrate diversity and distribution of marine faunal communities. Key aspects of the ecology and conservation of this important ecosystem are also discussed. Marine Faunal Diversity in India provides marine biologists and related researchers with access to the latest research and field studies from this major region. . Provides the latest field research on marine faunal diversity throughout the vast and species-rich Indian region . Brings together expertise from top marine biology researchers in the country . Covers a diverse array of aquatic environments, including coastal and island areas Discusses conservation ecology of marine faunal groups

Marine Faunal Diversity in India

Marine Faunal Diversity in India
  • Author : Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman,Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-19
  • Total pages : 546
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : More than 70% of the earth's surface is covered by water, making it an ideal and abundant resource for studying species diversity, faunal communities, and ecosystems. India's massive coastline (5,044 miles) means it plays a major role in housing these faunal communities. Of the 32 animal phyla, 15 are represented in India's marine ecosystem, ...

Marine Faunal Diversity in India

Marine Faunal Diversity in India
  • Author : Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman,Chandrakasan Sivaperuman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-21
  • Total pages : 546
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : More than 70% of the earth’s surface is covered by water, making it an ideal and abundant resource for studying species diversity, faunal communities, and ecosystems. India’s massive coastline (5,044 miles) means it plays a major role in housing these faunal communities. Of the 32 animal phyla, 15 are represented in India’...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-12
  • Total pages : 481
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : This book provides insights into various aspects of marine faunal communities in India, which are extremely diverse due to the geomorphologic and climatic variations along the Indian coasts. Consisting of 30 chapters by experts in their respective fields, it is divided into two parts: · Part I: Tropical Marine Faunal Communities · Part ...

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Total pages : 805
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : Biodiversity and Climate Change Adaptation in Tropical Islands provides comprehensive information on climate change, biodiversity, possible impacts, adaptation measures and policy challenges to help users rehabilitate and preserve the natural resources of tropical islands. While biodiversity and climate change of tropical islands has previously received less attention, it is ironically ...

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  • Publisher : Daya Books
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 369
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : The present book reflects the present scenario of Aquatic Biodiversity in India. The book includes 22 chapters contributed by eminent scientists, researchers and teachers, who all are leading authorities in the field of aquatic biodiversity. The book covers in depth analysis of aquatic flora and fauna, their present status in India, ...

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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-08-01
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : During the last decades, aquatic resources have been severely depleted due to human-induced factors such as overexploitation and pollution and more recently due to deviations in the physicochemical parameters of oceans, dramatic changes in weather patterns and melting of glaciers. The effects of these man-made factors are occurring in a ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-08-31
  • Total pages : 330
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Summary : More than two third of the surface area of our planet is covered by oceans and assessment of the marine biodiversity is a challenging task. With the increasing global population, there is a tendency to exploit marine recourses for food, energy and other requirements. This puts pressure on the fragile ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-11-26
  • Total pages : 1236
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Summary : Coral reefs are the largest landforms built by plants and animals. Their study therefore incorporates a wide range of disciplines. This encyclopedia approaches coral reefs from an earth science perspective, concentrating especially on modern reefs. Currently coral reefs are under high stress, most prominently from climate change with changes to ...

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  • Author : J. R. B. Alfred
  • Publisher : Envis Centre Zoological Survey of India
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 497
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  • Author : Vinod Kumar,Sunil Kumar,Nitin Kamboj,Temin Payum,Pankaj Kumar,Sonika Kumari
  • Publisher : Agro Environ Media, Publication Cell of AESA, Agriculture and Environmental Science Academy,
  • Release Date : 2021-10-25
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : The present book has been designed to bind prime knowledge of climate change-induced impacts on various aspects of our environment and its biological diversity. The book also contains updated information, methods and tools for the monitoring and conservation of impacted biological diversity....

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  • Publisher : APH Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 265
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  • Author : Sadasivam Kannaiyan,K. Venkataraman
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : Download or read online Marine Biodiversity in India written by Sadasivam Kannaiyan,K. Venkataraman, published by which was released on 2011. Get Marine Biodiversity in India Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

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  • Author : Ghulam Hassan Dar,Anzar A. Khuroo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-26
  • Total pages : 1100
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : The Himalaya, a global biodiversity hotspot, sustains about one-fifth of the humankind. Nestled within the north-western mountain ranges of the Himalaya, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) State harbours more than half of the biodiversity found in the Indian Himalaya. The wide expanse of State, spread across the subtropical Jammu, ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-24
  • Total pages : 267
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Summary : This book presents a comprehensive overview of DNA barcoding and molecular phylogeny, along with a number of case studies. It discusses a number of areas where DNA barcoding can be applied, such as clinical microbiology, especially in relation to infection management; DNA database management; and plant -animal interactions, and also ...

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  • Author : United Nations
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-17
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780128019481
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Summary : The World Ocean Assessment - or, to give its full title, The First Global Integrated Marine Assessment - is the outcome of the first cycle of the United Nations' Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects. The Assessment provides vital, ...