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Title: Seasonal variation in zooplankton from the coastal waters off saurashtra
Authors: Patel, M. I.
Issue Date: Jun-1976
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Seasonal variation in hydrography and zooplankton from 3 stations (off Rozi, Port Okha and Dwarka) in the coastal waters off Saurashtra was studied for 2 yr. Primary peaks of Zooplankton were recorded during south-west monsoon (July-October) and secondary peak in north-east monsoon (January) in both the years. Predominant copepods were confined to 8 genera, viz. Paracalanus Boeck, Acrocalanus Giesbrecht, Centropages Herrick, Acartia Dana, Oithona Baird. Oncaea Phillippi, Corycaeus Dana and Eterpina Norman. The major planktonic larvae were of copepoda, mollusca, cirripedia, decapoda and polychaeta.
Page(s): 140-144
ISSN: 0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.05(1) [June 1976]

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