alexa Abstract | AN INVENTORY AND ASSESSMENT OF SNAKE DIVERSITY OF GANDHAMARDAN HILLS RANGE OF WESTERN ORISSA, INDIA

International Journal of Pure and Applied Zoology
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Abstract

Gandhmardan Hills Range (GHR) of western part of Orissa, rich in biodiversity was investigated thoroughly to prepare an inventory of snake diversity in this paper. During the monsoon and post monsoon of 2012 and 2013, a checklist of the snake diversity of this area was prepared with the help of local snake catchers and fishermen. An inventory of the species encountered is presented in the present paper with their scientific names, vernacular names and local names with the help of referred literature. The microhabitats of the snakes are assessed on the basis of their diurnal and nocturnal habits. The snakes are 20 species belonging to 17 genera and 5 families. The family colubridae dominates the other four families. Due to anthropogenic pressures the number of these animals is decreasing very sharply. Our primary duty is to give protection to these animals in situ and conserve them for our posterity to cherish.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Soubhagya Pradhan Devraj Mishra and KR Sahu

Keywords

Snake diversity, Gandhamardan Hills Range, Anthropogenic pressures, In situ conservation., Animal Physiology, Cell and molecular biology, Genetics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Immunology

 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords