Aquatic Ecosystem: Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation by Mamta Rawat, Sumit Dookia, Chandrakasan Sivaperuman

By Mamta Rawat, Sumit Dookia, Chandrakasan Sivaperuman

This ebook brings jointly the newest info at the speedy advances and advancements within the box of aquatic ecology. India is especially wealthy when it comes to organic range as a result of its wide variety of habitats and weather conditions. it truly is domestic to up to 7 in keeping with cent of the world’s animal species, even though it purely debts for approximately 2 according to cent of the whole landmass. the current paintings on biodiversity, ecology and conservation of aquatic assets represents unique learn within the box of aquatic biodiversity, wetland ecology and its functions with regards to the country’s aquatic assets. There are 19 chapters, each one contributed by means of knowledgeable in his/her specific box and delivering novel ways to numerous subject matters within the region of aquatic ecosystems.

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 09 1–15 5–21 6–43 8–46 1–5 was noticed at Pochammaralu and Burugapalle during winter, and its maximum was at Polkampet in monsoon. In the case of Wyra Lake, the minimal and maximum values were obtained at Wyra spot and Siddikhnagar during monsoon and winter, respectively. The higher phosphate content indicates the loading in of domestic sewage and agricultural runoff from surrounding colonies and agricultural fields, respectively. 27, but the minimal and maximum values were obtained at Wyra spot and Siddikhnagar, respectively, during monsoon season.

Mangal and S. Pathania 20 Conclusions • The lake is polluted due to disposal of sewerage directly into surface drains of surface water bodies. • Large-scale and uncontrolled mining of marble and other minerals leading to heavy deforestation of hill slopes. • Catchment area degradation and soil erosion causing deposition of sediments and disturbance of the ecosystem of the area. • Encroachments. • Dumping of solid, liquid waste, destruction of submerged areas and over-exploitation of aquatic resources of Udaipur City.

3. 4. 5. 6. Details Construction year Location Catchment area Depth (depending on the season/ fluctuation in rain fall) Constructed on Usage Venkateswarlu (1969), Munawar (1970), Venu (1981), Ratna Rao (1984), Jaya Devi (1985), Chandrasekhar (1996, 2006), Chandrasekhar and Nageswara Rao (2006), Patil and Panda (2003), Malathi et al. (2003) Anitha et al. (2005) and Siddiiqi and Khan (2002). In an aquatic ecosystem, water quality influences its biotic components and it controls diversity, biomass and spatial distribution of the latter in time and space.

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