Fauna of Mahanadi Estuary, Orissa

By: Zoological Survey of India

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Contents Preface. 1. An overview/S.K. Mitra and T. Venkateswarlu. 2. Aves/A. Mohapatra. 3. Fishes/T. Venkateswarlu. 4. Snakes/T. Venkateswarlu. 5. Hermit crabs (Crustacea Decapoda)/K. Narapu Reddy and P. Krishna Murthy. 6. Crustacea/Maya Deb. 7. Mollusca/K.V. Surya Rao and S. Maitra. 8. Polychaeta Annelida/C.A. Nageswara Rao. 9. Porifera/J.G. Pattanayak. 10. Other groups/J.G. Pattanayak and B.P. Haldar. From the foreword The Mahanadi estuarine system the largest in Orissa and one of the most important estuaries in India lies in the Cuttack and Puri districts. The tide in the estuary stretches its influence upto 32 km from the mouth of the river. The estuary is endowed with mangrove vegetation and is characterised by an intricate network of canals and creeks interspersed with islands mudflats and sandy shores at the mouth region. It supports an appreciable number of commercially important fishes and crustaceans and also serves as the economic base for the local fishermen communities. Printed Pages: 218.

Title: Fauna of Mahanadi Estuary, Orissa

Author Name: Zoological Survey of India

Categories: Zoology, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Zoological Survey of India: 1998

ISBN: 81-85784-20-4

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Keywords: Fauna of Mahanadi Estuary, Orissa