Zoogeography is the study of distribution of animals and plants on our planet, which occur in different regions of the world in a distinct pattern. From the distributional point of view of Penaeid prawn, Indian region in the present study is divided into three main sub-regions viz., East Coast, West Coast. the Great Indian Desert; the remaining one-third, lying Sand SE of the Aravallis . Ecological and zoogeographical importance of Rajasthan: A detailed faunistic.


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The Geographical Distribution of Mammals.


Day and Son, [5]. A suggested new division of the earth into zoological regions.

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On the mammals and winter birds of East Florida. It is surmised that a major part of the fauna may have had an origin in the Indo-Chinese amphitheatre radiating and intruding in all directions.

Milne Edwards,P. Philippii, Metapenaeus alcocki, M. Metapenaeus intermedius and M. Zoogeography of india species have been recorded for the first time by Chanda [ 6 ] from India namely Metapenaeopsis palmensis and Metapenaeus eboracensis Dall,both from Andhra Pradesh in the east coast of India.

Entire West Indies except Trinidad and Tobago is included in this sub-region. Very few animal content is the characteristics of this sub-region.

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Most parts of this region is covered by tropical dry lands. In the Amazon valley there is tropical rain forest.


Temperate region consists of Savannah and grassland. Western part of South America is dry and has desert like ecosystem.

Argentina comprises mostly of grassland. The zoogeography of india fishes are Lepidosiren, eel, catfish, etc.

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Caecilia, Siphonopsis, Hyla, Salamander, frog, toad, zoogeography of india. Total genus of birds are recorded in this region. Among these rea, tenemus, screamus, whatgin, to wean, thrush, parakeet.

The largest bovid, the yak, has been domesticated for centuries by the people of Tibet and Ladakh but wild yak can still be found.

A Study on the Zoogeography of Indian Penaeidae | OMICS International

They are black with long black horns and a little white on the muzzle. Three species of wild goats occur in the Indian Himalaya. The highest coniferous forests are roamed by thar, a typical goat with rather abort horns set close together on top of zoogeography of india head.

Thar are gregarious animals grazing in herds while sentinels mount a look out for possible danger. Even higher, on the finest of all goats with zoogeography of india long horns shaped like thick, heavy, cork screws.

A Study on the Zoogeography of Indian Penaeidae

The fur of markhor is rich zoogeography of india brown turning to grey in winter. Like all wild goats, it is an amazingly agile climber. In winter, markhor retreats to tower slopes where forage is more plentiful.