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Saltmarshes for aquaculture
(New Delhi: Indian Association for the Advancement of Science, 1989)
Effect of mining activities on the clam fisheries and bottom fauna of Goa estuaries
(Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 1986)
Comparison of two clam beds and associated benthic fauna, in Mandovi and Cumbarjua canal estuarine system of Goa, India, severely affected by massive inputs of mining rejects, revealed that, in less than 10 years (1972-73 ...
Long-term variations in benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages off Bombay, India
(New Delhi: Oxford & IBH, 1985)
Changes in composition, number, and biomass of macrobenthic infauna in relation to environmental deterioration in the coastal zone of Bombay, India were followed between 1974 and 1983. A time-dependent impoverishment in ...
Length-weight relationship of Giant Oyster, Crassostrea gyphoides (Schlotheim)
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1985)
Relationship between shell length and total weight, shell weight and meat weight of giant oyster, Crassostrea gryphoides revealed that the growth of these parameters is very fast and significant. It indicates the suitability ...
Macrofauna and meiofauna of two sandy beaches at Mombasa, Kenya
Macrofauna and meiofauna of 2 sandy beaches having medium and fine sand particles, respectively, were investigated, quantitatively Macrofauna density was highest around high water mark and progressively decreased towards ...
Growth of the green mussel, Perna viridis L., in a sea water circulating system
Growth of the green mussel, P. viridis L., was studied in a sea water circulating system for 12 months. The maximum growth rate was recorded during March - May, coinciding with the maximum abundance of phytoplankton. The ...
Ecology and culturing of edible bivalves in Goa
Environmental characteristics, growth rate, total production and technically feasible methods for the mass cultivation of Meretrix casta, Paphia malabarica, Villorita cyprinoides, Donax incarnatus, Perna viridis, Modiolus ...
Meiobenthos of Saphala salt marsh, west coast of India
Benthic fauna of the salt marsh comprised 10 taxonomic groups, dominated by nematodes (63.9%), harpacticoids (18.5%), turbellaria (5.6%), crustacean nauplii (5.4%) and polychaetes (4.1%). The population density varied from ...
Effects of total solar eclipse on the behavioural and metabolic activities of tropical intertidal animals
(Trivandrum: University of Kerala, 1987)
To study the effects of total solar eclipse of 16th Feb. 1980, on the behaviour and metabolic activities of intertidal invertebrates - nematodes, gastropods and bivalves - having different habitat preference a set of ...
Growth and production of benthic bivalve, Gafrarium pectinatum (Linn.) from west coast of India
Production of Gafrarium pectinatum was characterized by the presence of 0,1 and 2 y age groups Average monthly growth in length varied from 0.6 to 3mm The relationship between length and weight was isometric The average ...