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National Seminar on Marine Biodiversity and Management Of Coastal Ecosystems, Andhra University, April 8-9 2015, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

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National Seminar on Marine Biodiversity and Management Of Coastal Ecosystems, Andhra University, April 8-9 2015, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

National Seminar on Marine Biodiversity and Management Of Coastal Ecosystems, Andhra University, April 8-9 2015, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Events Dates :

April 8 2015-April 9 2015

Organized By:

Department of Marine Living Resources
College of Science and Technology
Andhra University

Sponsored By:

University Grants Commission

Registration:

http://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/events/MBMCE-2015-Brochure.pdf

Registration Fees:

Students: Rs.200.00
Research Scholars : Rs.500.00
Delegates Members : Rs.1000.00

About Events

National Seminar on Marine Biodiversity and Management Of Coastal Ecosystems organized by Department of Marine Living Resources, College of Science and Technology, Andhra University which will be held from April 8 2015 to April 9 2015.
Theme Of The Seminar
Biodiversity is now commonly defined as the variety of life in genes, species and habitats. India is one
among 12 mega biodiversity countries with 25 hot spots of the richest and highly endangered ecoregions of the world. Among the Asian countries India is the only one that has a long record of inventories of coastal and marine biodiversity. In terms of marine environment India has a coast line of about 7, 517 km and exclusive economic Zone (EEZ) of 2.02 million km 2 adjoining the continental regions and the offshore islands and a very wide range of coastal ecosystems such as estuaries, lagoons, mangroves, back waters, salt marshes, rocky coast,
sandy stretches and coral reefs which are characterized by unique biotic and abiotic factors and their properties. The coastal waters along the east and west coast of the country have plethora of marine species. The marine floral diversity included 844 species of marine algae, 14 species of sea grasses and 69 species of mangroves. The marine faunal diversity includes a wide variety of life form. The Indian coastal waters harbours 451 species of sponges more than 200 species of corals, more than 2,900 species of crustaceans, 3, 370 species of marine molluscs and 765 echinoderms, 47 species of tunicates, more than 1300 marine fishes, 26 species of sea snakes, 30 species of marine mammals.

Event Topic

=> Marine flora and fauna,
=> Fisheries and Aquaculture
=> Estuaries and Mangrove ecosystems
=> Marine Biotechnology
=> Microbial diversity and Molecular Taxonomy.
=> Bioactive compounds from Marine biota.
=> Conservation and Management of Coastal Ecosystems.

Important Dates

Event Dates : April 8 2015-April 9 2015

Venue:

Department of Marine Living Resources
College of Science and Technology
Andhra University
Visakhapatnam-530 003
Andhra Pradesh-India.

Contact Details

Organizing secretary (MBMCE-2015)
Dr. K. Ramesh Babu
Asst. Professor
Department of Marine Living Resources
Andhra University
Visakhapatnam-530 003
Mobile: 09440042803
Email Id: [email protected]

More Details :

http://www.andhrauniversity.edu.in/events/MBMCE-2015-Brochure.pdf

 
 
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