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Biodiversity of the Blue Zone

  • Abhijit Mitra
  • Sufia Zaman
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Abstract

The producer community consists of organisms that are capable of synthesizing their own food through photo- or chemosynthesis. Most of the primary production in the marine and estuarine ecosystems is carried out by phytoplankton. Apart from phytoplankton that manufacture their organic food through photosynthesis (in the photic zone), there are several strains of bacteria that can prepare their food through the process of chemosynthesis.

Keywords

Mangrove Forest Marine Mammal Killer Whale Salt Gland Mangrove Plant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Marine ScienceUniversity of CalcuttaKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Division of OceanographyTechno India UniversityKolkataIndia

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