With a vast coastal stretch from the Arabian Sea to the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, one could never get tired of the variety of marine life one's going to witness in India. Whether it's about the coral beauties of Andaman and Nicobar Islands or the lagoons of Lakshwadeep, the oceanic mysteries are endless. Still do not ignore the mainland wildlife sanctuaries marine treasures, especially the the fishing camps organised at Cauvery and Kali rivers in Karnataka.
Main Marine Life Sites
Corbett National Park
: Corbett is India?s first and finest
national park spread along the banks of the Ramganga River, in the foothills
of the Himalayas. A well-protected wild habitat, Corbett provides an unforgettable
experience to a nature lover. Fishing and angling in the rivers Ramganga and
Kosi are like a dream come true for any angler. Large Mahseer and even larger
Goonch rule the pools of the Kosi and the Ramganga.
Sundarbans National Park
: Come to Sundarbans where adventure
awaits you at every corner. Known as the largest estuarine delta in the world,
this Tigerland vibrates with countless forms of colourful life.The aqua fauna
of Sundarbans include variety of fishes, red Fiddler Crabs and Hermit Crabs.There
are crocodiles, which can be often seen along the mud banks. The park is also
noted for its conservation of the Ridley Sea Turtle.
Periyar National Park
: Best known for its wildlife, is a must-see
for all the visitors to Kerala. The Periyar lake lies at the heart of the sanctuary,
which is a veritable paradise for all wildlife lovers.
: Chilika is the largest lagoon along the east
coast of the Indian state of Orissa. A unique assemblage of marine, brackish
and fresh water eco-system with estuarine characters, this lake site is one
of the hotspots of bio-diversity and shelters a number of endangered species.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
: Are you fond of Marine
life? Does the sea world lure? Have you ever explored the world of corals, then
visit this Marine Park in the Andaman Islands and the unexplored treasures of
Islands of Andaman & Nicobar
: Most of the Andaman and Nicobar
islands are densely forested; the open spaces are covered with scrub and creepers.
But the major treat is the marine world, that is if you are fond of the sea
and like to explore its mysterious depths.