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Bottom dwelling animals: Benthos
(WWF for Nature-India, 2004)
The beaches of Goa are predominantly sandy, and occupy about 4000 ha of area along the north-south coastline. An important component of the sandy beaches in Goa re the sand dunes in the supralittoral region. The coastal ...
Genotoxicity of cadmium chloride in the marine gastropod Nerita chamaeleon using comet assay and alkaline unwinding assay
This paper presents an evaluation of the genotoxic effects of cadmium chloride (CdCl<sub>2</sub>) on marine gastropod, Nerita chamaeleon following the technique of comet assay and the DNA alkaline unwinding assay (DAUA). ...
DNA damage and oxidative stress in marine gastropod Morula granulata exposed to phenanthrene
DNA damage and oxidative stress in marine gastropod Morula granulata was measured after in vivo exposure to four different concentrations (10, 25, 50, and 100 mikrog/L) of phenanthrene. Comet assay was used for measurement ...
Benthic life on the tropical sandy shore: Miramar beach a case study
(Discovery Publishing House, 2003)
Sandy beaches are a dynamic environment in equilibrium, where sand, water and air are in motion, absorbing the energy of the waves and constituting one of the most important aspects of the coastline. Though sandy beaches ...
A new species of Litarachna Walter, 1925 (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from the West Indian Coast, with a discussion on the diversity of the family Pontarachnidae Koenike, 1910
(Station Biologique de Roscoff, 2012)
Litarachna indica, a new species of the marine water mite family Pontarachnidae (Acari: Hydrachnidia) is described from the tropical West Indian coast. The total number of Pontarachnidae species worldwide tallies exactly ...
Interactions between trophic levels in upwelling and non-upwelling regions during summer monsoon
Coastal upwelling is a regular phenomenon occurring along the southwest coast of India during summer monsoon (May–September). We hypothesize that there could be a shift in environmental parameters along with changes in the ...
New record of mangrove clam Geloina erosa (Solander, 1786) from the west coast of India
(Bombay Natural History Society, 1994)
A mangrove clam @iGeloina erosa@@ was collected from Chorao, a deltaic island in the attachment of Mandovi Estuary, Goa, India. This is the new record from west coast of India
Effect of lunar periodicity on the abundance of crabs from the Goa Coast
Lunar periodicity showed a significant influence on the occurrence of edible crabs (@iPortunus pelagicus, Charybdis cruciata and Portunus sanguinolentus@@). High density of these crabs was recorded in the trawl catches ...
Records of Sea Slug Fauna (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia) from the shores of Goa, Eastern Arabian Sea
Heterobranch sea slugs are a group of often vibrantly coloured, shell-less, and soft-bodied molluscs which are also indicators of climate change and a source of natural products.The information on sea slug diversity and ...
Preliminary observations on the coral reef communities in Angria Bank, an isolated carbonate bank in the Northern Indian Ocean
Submerged carbonate banks are of significant geological and biological importance and relatively little is known about the biodiversity of these deeper and less accessible habitats. This study provides pilot information ...