Records of the Zoological Survey of India: Occasional Paper No. 386: Studies on the Succession and succession and Faunal Diversity and ecosystem Dynamics in Nayachar Islands Indian Sundarban Delta.

By: A.K. Hazra, G.P. Mondal, M.K. Dey, A.K. Sanyal and A.K. Ghosh

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Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Study sites and their characteristics. 3. Topographical features of the island. 4. Material and methods. 5. Collections of fauna. 6. Ecological profile and faunal diversity. 7. Experimental study on litter decomposition with the help of litter bag method. 8. Discussion. 9. Conclusions. Summary. References. From the introduction: Nayachar Island an emerging land mass in a dynamic estuary, is formed of transported deposits. It is expected that in the course of development the predominant characteristics of the island soil were those inherited from the parent material. During subsequent development process, the soil will acquire other characteristics under the influence of prevailing climate and vegetation. Mangroves are a group of typical topical and specialized trees growing in the saline and brackish water system. The mangrove trees are highly productive and economical which also protect the shoreline form erosion and cyclonic condition. It is only in recent years the importance of mangroves have been recognized as ecologically vital areas. This very dynamic ecosystem provides a unique opportunity for the interaction among plants, terrestrial vertebrate, invertebrate and other living acquatic resources and helps them for decomposition of organic materials exchange different chemical indices and energy contents among themselves. Printed Pages: 70.

Title: Records of the Zoological Survey of India: Occasional Paper No. 386: Studies on the Succession and succession and Faunal Diversity and ecosystem Dynamics in Nayachar Islands Indian Sundarban Delta.

Author Name: A.K. Hazra, G.P. Mondal, M.K. Dey, A.K. Sanyal and A.K. Ghosh

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 2017

ISBN: 8181714717

ISBN 13: 9788181714718

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 040402

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