Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 36 Issue 1&2

Chaetognatha from the estuaries of India - A review


Chaetognaths from various estuaries and backwaters such as Cochin Backwater, Mandovi-Zuari Estuary along the west coast of India and from Ennore Estuary, Madras, Kakinada Estuary, Godavari Estuary, Hoogly Matlah Estuary along the east coast of India and the fluctuations of salinity in these estuaries are reported. Seasonal fluctuations of Chaetognaths in the estuaries and the role played by the environmental factors in controlling the distribution of species are discussed.

Date : 30-12-1994