Journal of Marine Biology & Oceanography ISSN: 2324-8661

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Short Communication, J Mar Biol Oceanogr Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Status of Intertidal Biodiversity of Narara Reef Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat

Adhavan D*, Kamboj RD, Chavda DV and Bhalodi MM
Office of Chief Conservator of Forest, Marine National Park, Department of Environment and Forest, “Vansankul”, Forest Campus, Jamnagar 361001, India
Corresponding author : Adhavan D
Office of Chief Conservator of Forest, Marine National Park, Department of Environment and Forest, “Vansankul”, Forest Campus, Jamnagar-361001, India
Tel: 09476080266
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: April 21, 2014 Accepted: June 06, 2014 Published: June 13, 2014
Citation: Adhavan D, Kamboj RD, Chavdaand DV, Bhalodi MM (2014) Status of Intertidal Biodiversity of Narara Reef Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat. J Mar Biol Oceanogr 3:3. doi:10.4172/2324-8661.1000132

Abstract

Status of Intertidal Biodiversity of Narara Reef Marine National Park, Gulf of Kachchh, Gujarat

Narara reef, part of Gulf of Kachchh Marine National park is diversified with variety of intertidal organisms like sponges, coral, anemone, fishes, octopus etc. and add uniqueness to the niche. The natural and anthropogenic threats act as a barrier for this ecosystem. However, the organisms adapted to survive in this stressful environment. It is need of the hour, to save the ecosystem with proper regulation and sustainable research. The organism encountered during the field survey and their distribution is also recorded.

Keywords: Intertidal biodiversity; Narara reef marine national park; Gulf of kachchh

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