Are there any rivers meeting in the Bay of Bengal in the coringa ecosystem?
Two rivers Tulyabhaga and Coringa flows through the sanctuary and meets the ‘Bay of Bengal’. Explanation: The Coringa wildlife scantuary also called the Coringa ecosystem is the second largest ‘mangrove ecosystem’ in the country, based in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
What is coringa ecosystem?
Coringa ecosystem is an estuarine ecosystem i.e. (estuaries are those where rivers discharge into the sea), it is a partially enclosed, coastal water body where freshwater from water streams and river mixes with salt water from the ocean and also consists of mangrove swamps.
How did coringa ecosystem get its name?
Coringa Sanctuary, named after a tiny village coringa in East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh a part of Godavari Mangroves was declared as a wildlife sanctuary by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh vide G.O. Mangroves are salt – tolerent forest ecosystems of tropical and sub – tropical intertidal regions of the world.
What type of consumers are in the coringa ecosystem?
Consumers: shrimp, crab, hydra, protozoa, turtle,worm etc. Decomposers: detritus feeding bacteria etc….Complete step by step answer:
|Coringa ecosystem||Marine ecosystem|
|– Coringa is an estuary so it has greater biodiversity.||– It contains only aquatic animals, so biodiversity is not as rich as Coringa.|
Which rivers flow into the Bay of Bengal?
A number of large rivers—the Mahanadi, Godavari, Krishna, and Kaveri (Cauvery) on the west and the Ganges (Ganga) and Brahmaputra on the north—flow into the Bay of Bengal. The Andaman and Nicobar groups, which are the only islands, separate the bay from the Andaman Sea.
What is the Speciality of coringa mangrove ecosystem?
It is the second largest stretch of mangrove forests in India with 24 mangrove tree species and more than 120 bird species. It is home to the critically endangered white-backed vulture and the long billed vulture. In a mangrove ecosystem the water bodies of the ocean/sea and the river meet together at a certain point.
What is food web in coringa ecosystem?
A food web is more complex and is a whole system of connected food chains. In a food web, organisms are placed into different trophic levels. Trophic levels include different categories of organisms such as producers, consumers, and decomposers. bezglasnaaz and 57 more users found this answer helpful. Thanks 32.