Coral reef recovery status in south Andaman Islands after the bleaching event 2010

  title={Coral reef recovery status in south Andaman Islands after the bleaching event 2010},
  author={Nithyanandam Marimuthu and J. Jerald Wilson and Nambali Valsalan Vinithkumar and Ramalingam Kirubagaran},
  journal={Journal of Ocean University of China},
The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are one of the Union Territories of India, located in the eastern part of the Bay of Bengal. In 2010 summer, the increment in sea surface water temperature (up to 34°C) resulted in the bleaching of about 74% to 77% of corals in the South Andaman. During this event, coral species such as Acropora cerealis, A. humilis, Montipora sp., Favia pallida, Diploastrea sp., Goniopora sp. Fungia concinna, Gardineroseries sp., Porites sp., Favites abdita and Lobophyllia… Expand
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