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Fauna of Chilka Lake

Fauna of Chilka Lake

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Published by The Survey in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Chilka Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- India -- Chilka Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by [A.K. Ghosh], director, Zoological Survey of India.
      SeriesWetland ecosystem series ;, 1
      ContributionsGhosh, A. K. 1938-, Zoological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL309 .F372 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination672 p. :
      Number of Pages672
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL320675M
      LC Control Number97901266

      Devotees and pilgrims come to Chilka in the month of January during Makar Mela (at the time of Makar Sankranti) to pay homage to the Goddess Kalijai. The temple of Goddess Kalijai is situated on the Kajali Island in Chilka Lake. Summer season in Chilika. From March to June, Chilka experiences summer season. Rich in flora and fauna, Chilka Lake in Odisha (Orissa), provides a constant and safe accommodation to a variety of birds and animals. This Chilka Lake in Puri serves the fishing industry enormously. It helps in earning the bread for more than one lakh fishermen residing in the nearby villages and islands.

      I visited this place in FebI am requesting all visitors please do not go to chilka lake, and save your money,time and is noting to watch, its a hrs boat ride. Really tiring. Dont buy any type of pearls, corals etc. from anybody.4/5(K). from book playa lake chains: the example of the yenyening lakes of the upper avon river catchment of western australia (pp) Chilika Lake Chapter January with Reads.

      Any visitor to puri must include a day trip to chilka lake. A 45 min drive from Puri takes you to sipakuda in east chilkha from where the boat trip starts. The earlier starting point of satpada is not currently operational because of some local tension. it is ideal to start early from puri to time to reach chilka by 9 am. you have to book the 5/5(K).   Image Source: Web The beautiful Chilka Lake is a large saltwater lagoon in the far eastern coastal reaches of Odisha. The lagoon is so vast that it is spread over three different districts of the state. It stands at the mouth of the Daya River and flows into the Bay of Bengal.


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Fauna of Chilka Lake. Calcutta: The Survey, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A K Ghosh; Zoological Survey of India. Odisha is a spectacular state which has a lot to offer to the (Chilika) Lake is beautiful pear shaped lake which stretches across Sq km.

Located just south of Puri, the sea blends in with Chilka Lake to create the largest briny water lake in is home for many migratory birds in winter (November through March – best time to visit). Title. Fauna of the Chilka Lake. Crustacea Decapoda, [Stomatopoda, Cumacea] Related Titles.

Series: Memoirs (Indian Museum) ; vol. Kemp, Stanley. Type. Book. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Fauna of the Chilka Lake. Crustacea Decapoda, [Stomatopoda, Cumacea] By. Kemp, Stanley. If you are generating a PDF of a journal article or book chapter, please feel free to.

in the fauna of the Chilka Lake. The differences between the two groups are, however, very great and more important than those between the Isopoda and the Amphipoda and I agreeFile Size: KB.

Fauna of the Chilka Lake: M ollusGa Gastropoda. The genera completely at home in this area areStenothyra (with its subgenus Grtn,qetica), Turbonilla, Potamides, Pygmaeonassa, Ou'ma, Didontoglossa, Outlwna and Stiliger. Two other genera (N assa in its subgenera Eione and Pyrgulina) frequent the outer part of the lnain.

Introduction to the Study of the Fauna of an Island in the Chilka Lake Paperback – by N. ANNANDALE (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" Author: N. ANNANDALE. ] Fauna of the Chilka Lake: Crustacea Decapoda. The methods employed in the capture of the specimens are detailed in the Intro­ duction to this volume (p. 16); an account of the traps used by the Uriya fishermen will be published later.

Our observations on the salinity of the water are expressed in the form of speci­ fic gravities. Chilka Lake is spread over Khurda, Ganjam and Puri districts of Odisha (formerly Orissa).

Balugaon and Rambha are two major towns serving as entry points for the lake. It is Asia’s largest salt-water lagoon and is separated from the Bay of Bengal by a sandy ridge.

The pear-shaped lake spreads across 1, sq km, and has a unique ecosystem with a range of aquatic flora. The recent environmental survey revealed the presence of more than species of plants in and around Chilika Lake. Such a huge variety of Flora and Fauna including numerous rare and endangered species of all forms has been the main reason for considering Chilika Lake as Ramsar site.

Boating at Chilika is one of the most popular activities. Chilka Lake in Odisha is Asia's biggest internal salt water pond studded with few tiny islands including the most charming Honeymoon Island and the Breakfast Island.

This pear shaped lake, separated from the Bay of Bengal; also imbibes one of the most supportive ecosystem in the name of Chilka Lake Sanctuary in the region. Chilka lake, situated along the east cost of India, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha; between latitude 19° 28' and 19° 54'.

Book your tickets online for Chilika Lake, Puri: See 1, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Chilika Lake, ranked No.6 on Tripadvisor among 38 attractions in Puri.4/5(K). Fauna of the Chilka Lake. Crustacea Decapoda, [Stomatopoda, Cumacea] Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

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: Flora and Fauna at Chilika Lake Other than these avifaunal species, the Chilika Lake also harbours a rich variety of wild animals, such as golden jackals, spotted deer, black buck and hyenas.

The aquatic basin area houses over species /5(65). A detailed study of Chilka Lake, a brackish water lagoon, which covers the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Odisha state on the east coast of India. The lake connects with the Bay of Bengal. With an area of square miles, it is the largest coastal lagoon in India.

Chilka Lake (Chilika Lake) is a brackish water lagoon, spread over the Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts of Orissa state on the east coast of India, at the mouth of the Daya River, flowing into the Bay of Bengal, covering an area of over 1, sq is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the is the largest wintering ground for migratory birds on.

Day 3: Puri Jagannath darshan and local shopping and booked car for Chilka Lake tour. Day 4: Set out Chilka Lake tour for the whole day and finally boarded at night train from Puri. How to plan conveyance Chilka tour: We were looking for tour operator to book car for Chilka tour.

The local tour operators encourage you to avail private ferry. Along with a variety of phytoplankton, algae and aquatic plants, the Lake region also supports over species of non-aquatic plants (Panda and Pattnaik, ).

By a recent phytodiversiy survey by CDA () number of plants identified from Chilika(within the waterbody, including the Islands and shoreline plants). The flora and fauna of Odisha, a state in eastern India, is extremely diverse and gives the state a reputation for abundance of natural beauty and districts in the interior are thickly covered by forests both of the tropical moist deciduous type as well as tropical dry deciduous.

The hills, plateaus and isolated areas of the northeastern part of the state are covered by the. Flora and fauna.

The open air and scenic natural flora and fauna of Krushnaprasad are an attraction for tourists and visitors. The lake is an important habitat and breeding ground for both resident and migratory and aquatic birds, most notably flamingoes.

Chilka Lake is associated with Chilka Gotra of Jat clan. A lake bed always acts as a peaceful spot; when we are bored of the traffic-filled streets, just a 5-minute walk on the lake bed is all it takes to feel better. If a small lake can provide such a feeling, then imagine what a largest brackish lagoon like Chilka Lake can provide for the visitors in Odisha (Orissa).Author: Akshatha Vinayak.It is probable that several species of Chironomids breed in the lake itself and Culicoides peregrinus, Kieff., is very common at Barkul in July and September, breeding in small pools near the edges.

Another species allied to Palpomyia polysticta, Kieff., is found in the lake itself and seems to be distinct from any of those described from India.