Original Research Article I Volume 4 I Issue 2 I 2016

Distribution and Diversity of Oligochaetes of Tamilnadu Coast, India

Sivaleela, G

Biolife; 2016, 4(2), pp 376-381



Aim of this research was to investigate Oligochaetes distribution and diversity in Tamilnady Coast during 2006 and 2007. Meiofauna was abundant in all samples; the animals are harpacticoida, Nematoda, Oligochaeta, Tardigrada, Ostracoda etc. During the present study, oligochaetes were observed to be the second dominant group only at stations 6 and 7, which were organically enriched. This is found in abundance in sewage polluted waters.


Oligochaetes, Diversity, abundance, Distribution & Density


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Article Dates:

Received: 6 April 2016; Accepted: 28 May 2016; Published: 7 June 2016

How To Cite:

Sivaleela, G. (2022). Distribution and Diversity of Oligochaetes of Tamilnadu Coast, India. Biolife, 4(2), 376–381. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.7318534

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