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Scleractinia of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Flora / Fauna

By: Krishnamoorthy Venkataraman (Author), C Raghunathan (Author), R Raghuraman (Author), Chandrakasan Sivaperuman (Author), CR Sreeraj (Author), Titus Immanuel (Author), JS Yogesh Kumar (Author)

306 pages, 333 colour photos

Zoological Survey of India

Hardback | Jan 2012 | #211661 | ISBN-13: 9788181713162
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NHBS Price: £295.00 $376/€352 approx

About this book

Language: English

Scleractinia of Andaman and Nicobar Islands expores the underwater wonders, widely covering about 334 Scleractinian species with perfect photographs that unveil their biology. All the species entries are supplemented by brief taxonomic notes. Due to their striking morphological characters and the inevitable role that Scleractinians play in reef ecology, Scleractinia of Andaman and Nicobar Islands could serve as a comprehensive field guide to marine biologists, scholars, reef watchers, naturalists and resource managers in allied fields who dedicate themselves to conserve and redeem the reef from degrading activities.


Contents

1. Introduction
2. National coral reef research institute NCR
3. Reef associated fauna
4. Coral biology
5. Coral identification
6. Systematics of scleractinia
7. Threats to reefs
8. Check list of scleractinia
9. Glossary
10. References


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