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Ascidians in Coastal Water

A Comprehensive Inventory of Ascidian Fauna from the Indian Coast

  • H. Abdul Jaffar Ali
  • M. Tamilselvi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. General Account on Ascidians

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 3-11
    3. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 13-18
    4. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 19-26
    5. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 27-29
    6. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 31-35
    7. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 37-38
    8. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 39-40
  3. Ascidians of Southern Indian Waters

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 43-44
    3. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 45-141
    4. H. Abdul Jaffar Ali, M. Tamilselvi
      Pages 143-144
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 145-157

About this book

Introduction

This book addresses the needs of professional and amateur taxonomists on the subject of ascidians in Asia. This is the first book of its kind and features color illustrations done by the authors in Asia. This book provides a brief overview of ascidians in addition to both the taxonomy and distribution of ascidians along India’s southern coast. It also opens a new arena for marine researchers in the field of ascidians in Asia. This book is the outcome of the authors’ 15 years of research experience in the field of ascidians, making it very helpful for researchers, coastal planners, port authorities and the proper management of coastal thermal plants and atomic power plants.

Keywords

Ascidians Tunicata Ascidian Fauna Indian Ocean Indian Coast Taxonomy Marine Animals Benthos Benthic Organisms Ascidiacea Sea Squirts

Authors and affiliations

  • H. Abdul Jaffar Ali
    • 1
  • M. Tamilselvi
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyIslamiah College (Autonomous)VaniyambadiIndia
  2. 2.Department of ZoologyV.V. Vanniaperumal College for WomenVirudhunagarIndia

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