A SEASONAL ANALYSIS OF MICROZOOPLANKTON IN THE BACKWATERS OF KOTTAIPATTINAM, TAMIL NADU, INDIA
Author(s): Saravanan S and Sivakami R*
Abstract: The species composition and diversity of various microzooplankton in the backwaters of Kottaipattinam, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu, India were assessed for three seasons of the year. Pre-summer season recorded 23 species while pre-summer, 38 species and summer 24 species. Thus, highest diversity was recorded in the pre-summer season. Among the various groups, tintinnids represented 27 species out the total of 38 species and dominated all the three seasons.
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Saravanan S and Sivakami R*. A SEASONAL ANALYSIS OF MICROZOOPLANKTON IN THE BACKWATERS OF KOTTAIPATTINAM, TAMIL NADU, INDIA. 2018; : 131-135.