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Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), | 0
Year : 2015 | Volume: 7 | Issue: 3 | Pages : 151-153

Survival status of experimental transportation and transplantation of acropora
corals from Lakshadweep to Gujarat, India

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As a pioneering feat, Acropora species coral fragments were transported and transplanted from Lakshadweep to Gulf of
Kachchh, Gujarat on an experimental basis. Fragments were transported with 81% survival rate, over four days long travel.
After acclimatization process, the fragments were transplanted at two sites in and around the Gulf of Kachchh Marine
National Park.

Keywords: Acropora humilis, Gulf of Kachchh (GoK), Laku, Lakshadweep (LAK), Mithapur, Transplantation,Transportation

Citation: *, ( 2015), Survival status of experimental transportation and transplantation of acropora
corals from Lakshadweep to Gujarat, India. Scientific Transactions in Environment and Technovation Journal(STET), 7(3): 151-153

Received: 2016-05-13 05:23:44; Accepted: 2016-05-13 05:23:53;
Published: 13/05/2016

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