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Report on status of invasive Tubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.

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The quantum of ecological effects caused by aggregation of Tubastraea coccinea Lesson, 1829 was reported and proved as invader for the native species. T. coccinea is reported from several areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands during this present study. Present paper deals with the elaborately executed status survey of T. coccinea in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.