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Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Bay of Bengal

D. R. K. Sastry

Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Bay of Bengal

an annotated list

by D. R. K. Sastry

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


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-136) and index.

StatementD.R.K. Sastry ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India.
SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India ;, occasional paper no. 233
ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3441010M
ISBN 108181710630
LC Control Number2005310491

Sea star (class Asteroidea, phylum Echinodermata) is one of the most successful marine organisms inhabiting a wide range of habitats. As one of the key stone species, sea stars are responsible for maintaining much of the local diversity of species within certain communities. Malaysian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Resource Survey had been carried out from 16th Aug to 6th Nov and one Author: Ruhana Hassan, Suet Yee Lee, Wan Zabidii Wan Morni. & Vongpanich, from Indian EEZ, off Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal. The two specimen P. magnificum ( cm TL) caught by deep sea trawlers off South of Sentinel Island at depth of m and landed at Junglighat fish landing centre, Port Blair formed material for the second report of P. magnificum afterAuthor: Ravi Ranjan Kumar, S Venu, K Akhilesh. The Bhitarkanika Mangroves Forest of Odisha, by the Bay of Bengal, is India's second largest mangrove forest. [citation needed] Other major mangals occur on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat. Mangroves occur in certain muddy swampy islands of the Maldives.


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[D R K Sastry; Zoological Survey of India.]. Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal: An Annotated List D.R.K. SASTRY Zoo!ogicai Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Station, Port Blair Edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata Zoological Survey of India KolkataFile Size: 4MB.

ADDITIONS TO THE ECHINODERM FAUNA OF GREAT NICOBAR ISLAND, BAY OF BENGAL D. SASTRY*, S ParangipettaiIndia INTRODUCTION Great Nicobar is the southernmost island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands located in the Bay of Bengal.

Sastry () gave an account of 18 species of echinoderms known till Additions to the Echinoderm File Size: KB. The estimated forest area in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 6, km 2 which is equivalent to per cent of total landmass area. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands have tropical evergreen rain forests and tropical semi-evergreen rainforests as well as tropical Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands moist monsoon forests.

The diversity of Nicobar Islands were higher with 31 number of Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands in Campbell Bay and the maximum biomass reported was mL/m 3 (Santhanakumar et al. The marine environment of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is diverse in terms of ecosystems and its biodiversity.

The location of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in Bay of Bengal, isolated from surrounding land masses by a long distance, remote for long time evolved into unique, uncontaminated and mostly untouched marine : Nambali Valsalan Vinithkumar, Thadikamala Sathish, Apurba Kumar Das, Chandrakasan Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Chell.

In the Andaman Sea, Bay of Bengal book about 80 species of Echinoidea are reported (Sastry,Sastry, ), very little is known about the distribution pattern, habitat structure and population density of these sea urchin species at a local scale along the rocky coasts of these islands.

The urchins are observed in their natural Bay of Bengal book extending from Author: J.K. Mishra, Yasmin, A. Mishra, J. Sinduja, D. Adhavan, N.P.

Kumar. salin(than normal) subsurface waters on the Bay of Bengal side of the islands This may be responsible for subsurface (at depths > 25 m) maxima and greater abundance of phytoplankton on this side of the islands. The Andaman Sea side is attended with less productivity and surface maxima probably because of a thicker mixed layer.

AcknowledgementCited by:   Rajshekhar C () Quaternary stratigraphy of Andaman-Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal. J Geol Soc India – Google Scholar Rajshekhar C () Impact of Neotectonic activity and tsunami on the sedimentation along the south Andaman coast, Andaman sea, Bay of Bengal, : C.

Rajshekhar. The Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea are divided into two regions, viz., the coastal belt and the opean ocean areas, on the basis of large differences in water properties. Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Ecologically-Sustainable Island Development Table of Contents. Section I—Elaboration of the narrative.

Part IV. Monitoring and Evaluation. Part V. Legal Context. Section II—The total Workplan Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands Budget.

Section Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands agreements. Letter of Co-Financing Commitment from the Government of. Book ID: Journal Title: Zoological Survey of India, Occasional Paper No.

Title: Echinodermata of Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar islands and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal. NEW RECORD OF SEA STAR NARDOA TUBERCULATA GRAY (ECHINODERMATA: OPHIDIASTERIDAE) FROM ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Koushik Sadhukhan & Raghunathan C.

Zoological Survey of India, Andaman & Nicobar Regional Centre, National Coral Reef Research Institute, Port Blair-Andaman & Nicobar Islands. ABSTRACT. Sastry DRK () Echinodermata of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bay of Bengal: an annotated list. Rec Zool Surv India Occ Paper – Google Scholar Sastry DRK () Echinodermata of India: an annotated : Sadhukhan Koushik, C.

Raghunathan, K. Venkataraman. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a large group of nearly islands in the Bay of Bengal. the island with the only active volcano in the whole of India. Boat Hobday Island, Twin Island, Tarmugli Island, Malay Island and Pluto Island).

NEW ADDITION OF FEATHER STARS, COLOBOMETRA PERSPINOSA (CARPENTER, ) AND PETASOMETRA CLARAE (HARTLAUB, ) TO INDIAN ECHINODERMS FROM ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS 1*Naveen Kumar Nigam, 1Raghunathan, C.

and 2Kailash Chandra 1Zoological Survey of India, Andaman and Nicobar Regional Centre, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar File Size: KB. Kallima albofasciata Moore (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), a species of Oakleaf butterfly reported for the first time from the Andaman Islands inwas recognized as an insular endemic in Studies so far indicate that it is restricted to the contiguous islands of South and Middle Andamans.

On these islands it apparently has a very localized distribution, giving rise to fears that it Cited by: 1. ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR Andaman Islands lie in the Bay of Bengal, miles from Cape Negrais in Burma, the There are some islets, the two principal groups being the Ritchie Archipelago and the Labyrinth Islands.

The islands have been used since by the Government of India as a penal. Description. Oxycomanthus bennetti is one of the larger species of comasterids, growing up to 30 cm.

It is a filter-feeder, meaning it does not hunt down food, it captures food suspended in the water column to does this with 31– feathery arms, usually held up into the water in order to trap food, feeding on detritus, phytoplankton and : Crinoidea.

Ma Discovery, News andaman, andaman & nicobar islands, blue and white flycatcher, great short toed lark, new bird andaman, zoological survey of india, zsi Atula Gupta SPECIES SIGHTING: Researchers of the Zoological Survey of India have been delighted to find two new bird species in India’s Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

A mangrove is a shrub or small tree that grows in coastal saline or brackish term is also used for tropical coastal vegetation consisting of such species. Mangroves occur worldwide in the tropics and subtropics, mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° total mangrove forest area of the world in wassquare kilometres (53, sq mi), spanning countries and.

Review of the. Lepidotrigla. gurnards (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes: Triglidae) in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea off Myanmar with a description of a new species. Martin F.

Gomon *1. 2& Peter N. Psomadakis. Abstract. A trawl survey along the coast of Myanmar provided an opportunity to assess species of the triglid genus. Lepidotrigla. Venkataraman () estimated the biodiversity of coastal and marine ecosystems in India and found the number of total described species to be aro or higher.

Andaman and Nicobar group of islands is located in Bay of Bengal between Longitude 92°12’ to 93°57’ East and Latitude 6°45’ to 13°41’ North under Indian Ocean Region. List of Wildlife Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar many wildlife Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar number of Sanctuaries in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Ninety Six (96).

“Sanctuary” means an area declared, whether under sec. [26(A) 5] or or deemed, under sub section (3) of Sec to be declared, as a wildlife sanctuary. United Nations Development Programme. Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Ecologically-Sustainable Island Development (PIMS ) Table of Content.

SECTION I: Elaboration Of The Narrativ. New Records of Holothurians (Echinodermata: Holothuria) from Andaman and Nicobar Islands Vol Page New Record of Macrobrachium Dayanum Henderson, from a. India has a coastline of 7, km of which the mainland accounts for 5, km, Lakshadweep coast extends upto km and Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a coastline of 1, km.

Nearly million people live within a distance of 50 km from the coast. Chalcidid fauna of Rabindra Sarovar/S. Sheela and R.N. Tiwari. A bibliographical account of fossil Mollusca from India -- Part-I/S.K.

Ray. Sipuncula associated with coral reef ecosystem of Andaman and Nicobar islands/B.P. Haldar. Short communication: Echinodermata associated with coral reefs of Andaman and Nicobar islands/D.R.K.

Sastry. Records of some Collembola from agricultural fields of North Parganas, West Bengal/S.K. Mitra, A. Famous wildlife sanctuaries in Andaman and nicobar islands - Location, Address, Facts, How to reach, Photos - Get the complete information about top & popular wildlife sanctuaries in Andaman and nicobar islands at ixigo is a travel search & planning app that aggregates quality travel information, trustworthy traveller reviews and.

Title STATUS OF SEA TURTLES IN INDIA WITH EMPHASIS ON ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS Author(s) Suganthi, A. Murugan Citation Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on SEASTAR (). Etymology: The generic name is a patronym, coined in appreciation of Edward Blyth (–), the first curator of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, who initiated herpetological studies in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, through his phenomenal, pioneering paper “Notes on the fauna of the Nicobar islands” (Blyth ).Das () remarked, “Blyth is to be credited for the description of a.

of Gulf of Mannar from Bay of Bengal, especially southeast coast of India. It is assumed that the southeast coast of India contains as many species as the entire western Indian Ocean because of, the long stretch of coral islands along the Gulf of Mannar and Andaman Nicobar Islands increases the chance of species abundance andCited by: 1.

Bengal Islands Andaman Islands (1) Nicobar Islands (1) Indus River (1) Middle East Iran Fars Iran (1) Iraq (1) Jordan (1) Syria. The systematic position of the agamid genus Coryphophylax (Squamata: Agamidae) is given as monotypic and endemic to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, having surveyed intensively in thirteen different Islands and examined several individuals in the Andamans group of islands, we describe a second species of Coryphophylax from the lowland rainforests of the South.

Record of the sea slug, Kalinga ornata Alder & Hancock, from the inshore waters of Bay of Bengal along Chennai coast SATYANARAYAN SETHI AND PHALGUNI PATTNAIK* Madras Research Centre of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, 75, Santhom High Road, R. PuramFile Size: KB. Description Colour in life: spines white, surface dark brown in ambulacral and interambulacral areas except along rows of tube feet where it appears mid y spines normally inclined radially towards adjacent ambulacrum leaving clear test surface over most inter-ambulacrum giving the general appearance of a pentaradiate brown cross (Humphreys, ).

These islands may be 1. Recent continental islands or ng archipelago or Islands and Archipelago according to their origin. The Indian Islands Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal consisting of a chain of more than islands, islets and rocky outcrops running north to south and 2.

Pradesh Bay of Bengal Chennai Study Area Lakshadeep Kanniyakumari Cuddalore Nagappatinam Tamil Nadu Andaman & Nicobar islands.

Unusual Spawning Behaviour of the Horseshoe Crab (Tachypleus gigas, Müller) after the Tsunami along Orissa Coast Pertanika J. Sci. & Technol. Vol. 17 (2). The body edges are pdf with large, wide marginal plates. Its tube feet are pointed (not tipped with suckers).

'Craspedo' means border or edge. According to Lane, this sea star is seen from the Bay of Bengal to China and southern Japan.Bengal Islands Andaman Islands (1) Nicobar Islands (1) Chhattisgarh India (1) Himachal Pradesh India (1) Indus Basin (1) Indus Valley (1) Pakistan North-West Frontier Pakistan.Welcome ebook the India Biodiversity Portal - A repository of information designed to harness and disseminate collective intelligence on the biodiversity of the Indian subcontinent.