Field Guide to Corals and Coral Associates of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
By D V Rao
Price : Rs1,200.00 | $ 40.00
Published by : Zoological Survey of India
Pages : 275 pp 571 col fig.
Year : 2010
ISBN : 81-8171-245-5
Foreword. Preface. Introduction. 1. Reef formation. 2. Life on coral reefs. 3. Value of coral reefs. 4. Coral reefs of A and N Islands. 5. Faunal composition of reefs. 6. Reef associates: i. Reef flora. ii. Reef fauna. iii. Corals. iv. Soft corals, seafans and seawhips. v. Reef worms. vi. Crustaceans. vii. Molluscs. viii. Echinoderms. ix. Reef fishes. x. Turtles. xi. Sea snakes. 7. Threats to the reefs of A and N Islands. 8. Impact of earthquake and Tsunami on coral reefs. References. Annexure.