Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat
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Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat an overview by N. V. Subba Rao

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references (p. 20-33).

Other titlesMarine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat
StatementN.V. Subba Rao, D.R.K. Sastry ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata.
SeriesConservation area series ;, 23, Fauna of conservation areas ;, 23.
ContributionsSastry, D. R. K., Zoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 79 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3440644M
ISBN 108181710614
LC Control Number2005310017

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Research work is focused on the taxonomic composition of macrobenthic in three marine water Shelf (Vadinar Shelf, Okha Shelf and Kandla Shelf) Gulf of Kutch Costal water during November to December In present investigation 39 species of macrobenthic were to the different groups i.e., Polychaetes, Crustaceans, Nematodes, by: 3. Home // National Park in Gujarat // Marine National Park Gulf of Kutch The Marine National Park and sanctuary lies on the Gulf of Kutch region. This is one unique region in the whole of the world where exotic marine creatures can be viewed even without taking a deep sea dive or just by wading through the waters during the ebbing tide periods. Marine National Park in Kutch: Get tour & weather information on Marine National Park. Also find out attractions, sightseeing, weather, maps, nightlife, festivals & photos at The marine fauna of the Gulf is rich, both in variety and abundance. International Red Data List and IUCN Red Data Book, Gulf of Kachchh Marine National Park, Gujarat. Article. Full.

  Marine (Gulf of Kutch) National Park. Marine National Park (Gulf of Kutch) is situated on the southern coast of the Gulf of Kachchh in the Jamnagar district of the state of National Park is the first National Marine Park of India.. The Gulf of Kutch, located on the west coast of India is an arm of the Arabian Sea, and separates the Saurashtra peninsula from the Great and . Background: India’s first Marine Wildlife Sanctuary and first Marine National Park were created here in the Gulf of Kutch in and , respectively. This was a leap forward in societal and governmental consciousness about interacting with the natural world. The sanctuary covers sq km, of which the park covers sq km. Subba-Rao, NY., Sastry, DRK. Fauna of Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh (Gujarat): An Overview. Conservation Area Series , Plates J-VIII. (Published by the Director, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata) Suseelan, C. Ixa inermis Leach (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura) a new record from Indian waters. Marine National Park: – One of the must-visit tourist’s spots near Gaga Wildlife Sanctuary is the Marine National Park. It is located in the Gulf of Kutch of the Indian state of Gujarat. It was declared as a national park under the provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act, of India.

India’s first Marine Wildlife Sanctuary and first Marine National Park were created here in the Gulf of Kutch in and , respectively. The sanctuary covers sq km, of which the park covers sq km. It is an archipelago of 42 tropical islands along the northern coast of Jamnagar district and the southern coast of Kutch. Geography. The maximum depth of Gulf of Kutch is feet ( m). [citation needed]It is a region with highest potential of tidal energy generation. It is about 99 miles in length, and divides Kutch and the Kathiawar peninsula regions of Gujarat. The Rukmavati River empties into the Arabian Sea nearby. Gulf of Khambhat lies in south and the Great Rann of Kutch is located in north of the gulf.   The Marine National Park is situated offshore from the southern coast of the Gulf of Kutch in the Jamnagar district of Gujarat. The Gulf of Kutch, located on the west coast of India is an arm of the Arabian Sea, and separates the Saurashtra peninsula from the Great and Little Rann of Kutch.   Coming to the whale shark, they are frequently sighted off the coast of Gujarat, especially near the Marine National Park, Gulf of Kutch. Yes, you read it right. India has marine national parks.