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Marine sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

J. G. Pattanayak

Marine sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

by J. G. Pattanayak

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-122).

Other titlesMarine sponges of Andaman & Nicobar Island, India
StatementJ.G. Pattanayak ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.
SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India -- occasional paper no. 255
ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 152 p., xii p. plates :
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16236415M
ISBN 10818171119X
LC Control Number2006454620

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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. Les îles Andaman et Nicobar, situées à l’est du continent indien géographiquement, flottent dans un magnifique isolement dans la baie du Bengale. Ces îles se vantent également de points de repère historiquement importants, à savoir les journées de lutte pour la liberté. Prison cellulaire, île de Ross, île de Viper, Hopetown et Mount Harriet. Les îles Andaman et Nicobar ont été.

Nestled in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands sit pretty at the eastern side of India. Known for their heart-stirring views, crystal-clear water, and vibrant corals and marine life, the islands will take your breath away. The place has become a hot travel destination in the recent years. Apart from its heavenly beaches, remarkable tourist attractions, and thrilling . During this survey 34 species of sponges were recorded for the first time in these islands, of which 22 species were new records to India. The study showed that the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.


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About this book. Sponges in the holdings of the Zoological Survey of India at Calcutta collected from the intertidal zones of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, sublittoral waters of the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal adjacent to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been studied comprehensively.

Get this from a library. Marine sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. [J G Pattanayak; Zoological Survey of India.]. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union territory of India comprising islands of which 37 are inhabited, are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea.

The territory is about km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands (partly) and the Nicobar Capital and largest city: Port Blair.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are known for their remarkably high biodiversity and affinities to the Indo-Malayan and Indo-Chinese regions (Smith, ).

Studies on the Zoogeographical patterns of distribution of sponges in the Andaman and Nicobar region with reference to adjacent regions (Burma, Sumatra, Indonesia and Gulf of Mannar) reveal Cited by: 5. This chapter focuses on coastal and marine environmental quality of the Andaman & Nicobar (A & N) Islands.

The seawater quality is very good in terms of physicochemical parameters, trace metals, and microbial characteristics in areas near the open sea, but, higher values were recorded for physicochemical parameters in the inner by: 1.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Spread over almost sqkm, this marine park covers 15 rocky islands with white sandy beaches and tropical vegetation, open seas and smaller bodies of water that are home to diverse marine life.

You can scuba, snorkel or take a glass-bottom boat from Wandoor, a half hour east of Port Blair, to explore all that the marine. Ecology and conservation of dugongs Dr. Elrika D’Souza from the Nature Conservation Foundation, has been studying the ecology and conservation of Dugongs (Dugong dugon) in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago for several ly, Elrika and her team combined historical and current data from the archipelago to estimate long term dugong occupancy trends.

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The Group of islands covering a total area of 8, sq kilometers, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a union territory of the republic of India. Initially inhabited by multiple groups of indigenous tribes, the island was later used as a penal colony during the British occupation of India.

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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.

Providing independent, quality reference documents, this report highlights issues related to the development priorities of the islands and looks to the future in areas such as health, education, tribal development, environment, agriculture, ports, and shipping and air connectivity.

The analysis also suggests a long-term plan to restore the livelihoods adversely affected by the. Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India connections.

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Celebrated among the savviest of travelers, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are well-known for the beautiful beaches, gorgeous marine life as well as its pristine and secluded location.

An ideal place for a getaway, this archipelago has more than islands out of which only 36 are accessible to tourists.

The Andaman villas even have a unique walk -in-jungle shower for an out of this world experience. Delectable food, well-stocked bar and arrangements for diving, snorkelling, kayaking, etc are the icing on the cake. Location: Beach N0. 7, Radhanagar Village, Havelock Island, Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 19 days in Andaman and Nicobar Islands BY A USER FROM INDIA October, hidden gems Preferences: October Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 39 days in Port Blair BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Port Blair BY A USER FROM INDIA February, popular sights Preferences:.

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a Union territory of India including islands of which 37 are occupied, are a gathering of islands at the point. Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman and Nicobar Islands: See 23 reviews, articles, and 47 photos of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 75 attractions in Andaman and Nicobar Islands/ TripAdvisor reviews.

Diving the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. With over km of coastlines and archipelagos lost in the Indian Ocean, India is not at a loss of dive sites. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, located in the Bay of Bengal between India and Thailand, are home to around islands of marinewe find perfectly healthy reefs in vibrant colors -including the Mahatma Gandhi Marine.

The major Indian cities from where you can embark on your cruise journey to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands are Kolkata, Chennai, and Vishakhapatnam. The majority of the cruises sail till Port Blair. The minimum cruise fare for a bunk class seat starts from around INRINR for a second class cabin, around INR for a 1 st class.Best time to visit Andaman and Nicobar and the beaches: November to April is considered as the best time to visit the beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Havelock island is located at a distance of 41 Km from Port Blair is one of the largest Island in Andaman. It comprises of many islands and belongs to south Andaman administrative district.Marine Sponges of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India | — Pattanayak, J. G. Download article (PDF) | View article (DjVu) Review of the Flying Fish Family Exocoetidae in the Indian Waters | — Barman, R.

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