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Eco-Physiological Study of Marshy and Sandy Habitats of Kachchh

Suhas J. Vyas1 , Dipika Kara2 , Savan Tank3

1 Department of Life Sciences, Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University, Junagadh, India.
2 Department of Earth and Environmental Science, KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj, India.
3 Department of Earth and Environmental Science, KSKV Kachchh University, Bhuj, India.

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Vol.4 , Issue.6 , pp.1-7, Dec-2017

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IEEE Style Citation: Suhas J. Vyas, Dipika Kara , Savan Tank, “Eco-Physiological Study of Marshy and Sandy Habitats of Kachchh”, International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences, Vol.4, Issue.6, pp.1-7, 2017.

MLA Style Citation: Suhas J. Vyas, Dipika Kara , Savan Tank "Eco-Physiological Study of Marshy and Sandy Habitats of Kachchh." International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences 4.6 (2017): 1-7.

APA Style Citation: Suhas J. Vyas, Dipika Kara , Savan Tank, (2017). Eco-Physiological Study of Marshy and Sandy Habitats of Kachchh. International Journal of Scientific Research in Biological Sciences, 4(6), 1-7.

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Abstract :
The Kachchh coast is an ecologically sensitive zone as it supports vast areas of Mangroves, Corals, mudflats and the various components of the ecology are interlinked into a fragile ecosystem. The mangroves help the ecosystem by contributing to the oxygen Budget and in Soil Conservation. Mangroves and Corals are the nursing grounds for a variety economically important fishes, exotic coral fishes and innumerable flora and fauna. Conservation plan for patchy corals of the Gulf of Kachchh is reported. Present a detailed discussion on mangroves of the Gulf, marine floral and faunal wealth and the environmental problems like exploitation of mangrove vegetation, salt pans etc. Case studies on feasibility and conceptual plan for oceanarium, dolphinarium, marine land complex are discussed for conservation of marine life. Study aspect on the restoration of mangrove forest in detail. Ecology and biodiversity of Indian mangroves have been reviewed. Coastal and marine environment of Gulf of Kachchh has been chosen for development of model coastal management plans. Proposed establishment of refineries along the southern shore of the Gulf of Kachchh and eventual increase in the movement of crude oil and petroleum products high lights the urgent need of an adequately evolved environment management plan to minimum adverse impacts on the rich and diverse bio-productive regime of the Gulf. The various physico-chemical parameters were analyzed and study of marshy and sandy habitat in Kachchh region Texture found Sand>Silt>Clay in all samples. parameter of soil like pH 7.5, Sodium 190 mg/l, Calcium 0.23375 mg/l, Magnesium 0.40075 mg/l. Total Hardness 0.635mg/l, Chloride 3.552 mg/l, Potassium 106 mg/l.

Key-Words / Index Term :
Chemical parameter, coastal zone, ecologically sensitive zone, marshy area, physical parameter

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