Corals of Tropical Oceans

by K P Biswas

ISBN: 9789383129355
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 8495.00
Biblio : xiii+228p., plts., figs., tabls., ind., 23 cm

About The Book

During the author’s tennure as Director of Fisheries of Andaman and Nicobar Islands between 1981-84, he. was fascinated by the fraceful and soft colour of the submarine garden along the coastal waters of south Andaman,full of live corals of red, orange, purple colouration at Wandoor and Chiriatapu. As a head of the Department of Fisheries, he had a duty to check illegal querrying and smuggling of the coral fauna from Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Smuggled dead and bleached corals were confiscated

Table of Contents

Contents Contents Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Zoogeography of Coral Fauna; Chapter 3: Classification; Chapter 4: Biology; Chapter 5: Composition; Chapter 6:Reef Fisheries; Chapter 7: Ecology; Chapter 8: Dynamics; Chapter 9: Health; Chapter 10: Crisis of Coral Reefs; Chapter 11: Medicine from Corals