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|Title:||Space competition studies between Briareum violaceum (Octocorallia; Alcyonacea) and scleractinian corals in Shark Island, north Andaman, India|
Kumar, J. S. Yogesh
|Keywords:||Hexacoral – Octocoral competition;Overgrowth;Briareum;Invasive species;Andaman|
|Abstract:||Present study focused on growth competition between Scleractinia vs. Alcyonacea corals. Percentage of live scleractinian coral cover is 44.17% of which 11.67% Briareum violaceum (Alcyonacea) soft coral encrusted on scleractinian hard corals. Among them maximum 2.5% of Acropora and Porites species were causes by same species from the study site.|
|ISSN:||0975-1033 (Online); 0379-5136 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJMS Vol.47(12) [December 2018]|
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