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database called. "NIO<92>s Database on Marine Life of India (NIODMLI)"; which
collates information on systematics, biology, ecology, biogeography,
pollution, economy along with the information of Indian Experts working
and the literature published about the biota available in marine and estuarine
environment of India. NIODMLI has been identified and recognized by the
United Nations Inter-Governmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) as "Inventory
Database" in the field of marine biology.
In order to
collate the information on marine biology and biotechnology oriented activities
in India, database called, "Indian National Database on Marine Biology
and Biotechnology (INDMBB)" has been designed. It could provide the information
about Indian Institutions and Experts in this field as well as information
on projects, patents, seminars, workshops and conferences. It also compiles
the Indian publications in the field of marine biology and biotechnology.
Presently, data on 500 marine biologists and biotechnologists working in
various (40) institutions of India is ready for dissemination.