Freshwater and Marine Ecology.
Springer Nature eBook
Description / Table of Contents:
This edited book brings out a comprehensive account of the faunal diversity in Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve which is part of the Sundaland Biodiversity hotspot. The main focus of this volume is to address the ecological and economic significance of the biodiversity of this region. The book provides latest information on the faunal diversity of Great Nicobar Biosphere. It focuses on various faunal communities of this regions such as Floral diversity, Butterflies, Moths, Dragonflies & Damselflies, Termites, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera, Scorpion, Spiders, Turtle, Nicobar megapode. Chapters in this volume also covers Reptiles & Amphibians, Fishes, Mammals, Land and freshwater Mollusca. Marine animals such as Opisthobranchs, Sponges, Scleractinian Corals and Soft corals, Sea Anemones, Polyclads, Marine Molluscs, Echinoderms are also discussed. It is of interest for the researchers, teachers, scientists, capacity builders, policy makers. Also serve as reading materials for graduate and post graduate students e.g., Wildlife Biology, Forestry, Environmental Science, Wildlife Ecology, Zoology, Life sciences, Parks/Sanctuaries managers, National and International scientists, policy makers will also find this to be a useful document.
Type of Medium:
XVI, 666 p. 1 illus.
1st ed. 2023.
1. Great Nicobar Biospehere reserve: An Overview -- 2. Floral diversity of great nicobar biospehere reserve Andaman & Nicobar Islands, INDIA -- 3. Odonata of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 4. Butterfly diversity of great nicobar biospehere reserve -- 5. Aquatic beetles of great nicobar biosphere reserve - (Coleoptera: Noteridae, Dytiscidae, and Hydrophildae) -- 6. Moths (Lepidoptera) of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 7. Termite fauna of great nicobar biosphere reserve, India -- 8. Scorpionida and amblypygi diversity of great nicobar biosphere reseve -- 9. Diversity and species abundance of spiders of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 10. Non-Marine Molluscs of great nicobar biosphere reserve, andaman and nicobar island, India -- 11. Reptiles of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 12. Fresh water and estuarine fishes of great nicobar islands -- 13. Diversity and species abundance of bird commnuities in great nicobar biosphere reserve, India -- 14. Present status and distribution of nicobar megapode megapodius nicobariensis in nicobar islands -- 15. Mammalian fauna of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 16. Status and distribution of long-tailed macaque fascicularis umbrosa miler, 1902 in great nicobar biosphere reserve, India -- 17. Conservation perspectives of dugongs and sea turtles in andaman and nicobar islands -- 18. Mesozooplankton diversity in the marine waters of great nicobar island, andaman and Nicobar Archipelago -- 19. Current status of diversity of marine microplankton from great nicobar island, andaman and nicobar archipelago -- 20. Marine sponges of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 21. Great Nicobar Biosphere reserve - A Biological treasure trove for scleractinan corals -- 22.Hydrozoan diversity and distribution in great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 23. Diversity and distribution of octocorals (Octocorollia) in great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 24. Status and distribution of sea anemone in great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 25. Polyclads of great nicobar biosphere reserve -- 26. Decapods (Crustacea: Decapoda) of great status of great Nicobar biosphere reserve -- 27. Current status of the marine polychaete (Annelida: Polychaeta) from Nicobar islands -- 28. Diversity and distribution of intertdial mollusca of great nicobar biosphere reserve. 29. Status and distribution of Opisthobranchs of Great nicobar isalnd, India -- 30. Diversity and distribution of echinoderms of great niocobar biosphere reserve, Andaman and Nicobar islands -- 31. Marine Icthyofaunal Diversity in great Nicobar Biosphere resere,- India. 32. Marine Mammals of the Nicobar group of Islands, India.