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Commercial and medicinal important molluscs of Sundarbans

Anirudha Dey

Commercial and medicinal important molluscs of Sundarbans

by Anirudha Dey

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Kolkata .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAnirudha Dey ; edited by the Director, Zoological Survey of India.
SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India -- occasional paper no. 286
ContributionsZoological Survey of India.
The Physical Object
Pagination54 p. :
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22844623M
ISBN 109788181711953
LC Control Number2008319760

Diseases and parasites of mollusks were identified as a critical information gap in relation to tropical mollusk aquaculture planning and development. There is bulk of information of research and monitoring on mollusk diseases from temperate waters whereas, little is known about the tropical mollusk : Paperback. The Sundarban Mangrove Forest (SMF) is an intricate ecosystem containing the most varied and profuse natural resources of Bangladesh. This study presents empirical research, based on primary and secondary data, regarding the social-ecological system (SES), social-ecological dynamics, different stakeholders and relevant management policies of small-scale or artisanal fisheries such as the SMF.

  1. Introduction. Although most natural medicines are derived from plants, marine invertebrate phyla, including the Mollusca, are of increasing interest as a source of novel bioactive compounds [1,2,3,4,5,6].Marine molluscs are currently used for a range of therapeutic applications, with purified or synthesised bioactive compounds developed as pharmaceuticals and crude or semi . The Sundarban forest lies in the vast delta on the Bay of Bengal formed by the super confluence of the Ganges, Padma, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers across southern seasonally flooded Sundarbans freshwater swamp forests lie inland from the mangrove forests on the coastal fringe. The forest cov square kilometres (3, sq mi) of which about 6, square kilometres (2,

Sundarbans is the world's largest continuous single block of mangrove forest (Ali, , Das and Siddiqi, , Iftekhar, , Rahman, ). It lies between 89°00′and 89°55′ East and 21°30′ and 23°30′ North at the south west corner of Bangladesh extending over 6,, hectares of which , hectares is water (Ali, Sundarbans Reserve Forest → Sundarbans – This article used be titled Sundarbans, which is the world's largest mangrove forest. It was mistakenly moved to Sundarbans Reserve Forest. No such thing exists. Sundarbans have 4 reserve forests within it. 3 in Bangladesh and 1 in West Bengal.


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Commercial and medicinal important molluscs of Sundarbans by Anirudha Dey Download PDF EPUB FB2

It deals with 16 species of molluscs, of which 6 species are from freshwater and 10 species are from estuarine and marine environments.

The accounts describe commercial as well as medicinal importance of these molluscs from the areas of the Sundarbans. Commercial and medicinal important molluscs of Sundarbans. Kolkata: Zoological Survey of India, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A Dey; Zoological Survey of India.

Sundarbans. Heritiera fomes and Excoecaria agallocha are the two most extensively occurring tree species in the forest and they are members of Sterculiaceae and Euphorbiaceae re-spectively.

The forest is very rich in biodiversity. The Sundarbans play an important role in the economy of the southwestern region of Bangladesh as well as in theCited by: For the reason that in the south-western part of Bangladesh, in the districts of Khulna, Satkhira and Bagerhat lays the Sundarbans, the beautiful forest.

About 33 medicinal plants being used by Khulna division as folk medicines have been identified and documented along with their curative properties for the treatment of cardiovascular by: 4. This book, for the first time, comprehensively presents the aquatic biodiversity of the Sundarbans of Bangladesh which covers species of fauna and 26 species of flora including Fishes ( The Sundarbans is a cluster of low-lying islands in the Bay of Bengal, spread across India and Bangladesh, famous for its unique mangrove forests.

This active delta region is among the largest in the world, measuring ab sq km. The Sundarbans forest is ab sq km across India and Bangladesh, of which 40% lies in India, and is.

The Sundarbans. The Sundarbans mangrove forest, one of the largest such forests in the world (, ha), lies on the delta of the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers on the Bay of Bengal.

It is adjacent to the border of India’s Sundarbans World Heritage site inscribed in   In AprilSpringer Journals published a special edition on Wetland Science: Perspectives from South Asia. IUCN, in partnership with the Sundarbans Biosphere Reserve (SBR), Government of West Bengal, contributed a chapter on Participatory Wetland Management: A Solution to Conservation Challenges in the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve.

The content is based on the results. Sundarbans Exploring the mysterious world of mangroves Biotic factors Examples: 1.) Royal Bengal tigers help balance the population as it plays the important role of predator. 2.) Sundari trees provide food and shelter for the vast types of fauna in the area.

3.) Large-toothed. Ecologically mangroves are important in maintaining and building the soil, as a reservoir in the tertiary assimilation of waste, and in the global cycle of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and sulfur.

The protection against: cyclones is a "free" benefit. Sundarbans, formerly Sunderbunds, vast tract of forest and saltwater swamp forming the lower part of the Padma (Ganges [Ganga])-Brahmaputra River delta in southeastern West Bengal state, northeastern India, and southern tract extends approximately miles ( km) west-east along the Bay of Bengal from the Hugli River estuary in India to the western segment of the Meghna River.

It hit the Sundarbans on and left people dead and affected million in India and Bangladesh. Over 2,40, houses were decimated and 3,70, partially damaged. While earlier storms used to hit the Sundarbans in July-October, now they can be witnessed in other months, too, like the rains.

The Sundarbans plays an important role in the economy of the southwestern region of Bangladesh as well as in the national economy. It is the single largest source of forest produce in the country.

The forest provides raw materials for wood-based industries. Mollusca is the second-largest phylum of invertebrate animals after the members are known as molluscs or mollusks (/ ˈ m ɒ l ə s k /).Aro extant species of molluscs are recognized.

The number of fossil species is estimated betw andadditional species. The proportion of undescribed species is very high. Sundarbans National Park India Sundarbans National Park in India is one of the world's largest deltas and the mangrove forest formed by the confluence of three rivers- the Ganga, the Brahmaputra and the Meghna- covering an area of 2, sq km wildlife sanctuary, which extends into Bangladesh too.

Sundarbans - Story of Survival by Green Explore Society. This is a documentary based on Sundarbans, its major flora and faunas and also about some of its people living on its resources and their life style. Which is created by 'G Studio', a Green. Sundarban: A Review of Evolution and Geomorphology (English) Abstract.

The Sundarban mangrove wetlands occupy the western part of the lower Ganga–Brahmaputra delta (GBD), Bangladesh and India. Formation of the Bengal basin, the cradle of the GBD, started in the Jurassic with initiation of rifting of the Pangaea and completed. The Wealth Of Information That This Accomplished Study On The Sundarbans Reveals Makes This Book Immensely Valuable.5/5(1).

Sundarbans, large, heavily forested swamp region, c.3, sq mi (10, sq km), in the S Ganges delta on the Bay of Bengal, about 60% in SW Bangladesh and the rest in West Bengal. In Liliales: Order characteristics. Colchicine, an important medicinal compound, and related alkaloids characterize a group of Old World genera, including Colchicum (family Colchicaceae) and Gloriosa.A number of genera of the Northern Hemisphere, including Veratrum (family Melanthiaceae) and Zigadenus (star lily, in family Melanthiaceae), have the alkaloid veratrine and similar compounds.Please refer to the Return Policy and Refund Policy or contact Sundarbans to get information about any additional policies that may apply.

Contact this seller. To initiate a return, visit Amazon's Online Return Center to request a return authorization from the seller.Book July with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure.