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Sundarban Biosphere Resource Information Centre
SBRIC has following sections:
Floral Resource Section  
Faunal Resource Section  
Library-cum-Data Bank  
Photo gallery  
Multimedia Centre  



A variety of Thematic and Individual posters based on various important flora and fauna, as well as the critical issues of Sundarban have been developed and displayed in almost all the Sections of the Centre. The emphasis has been given to display the potential bioresources of Sundarban.

Thematic Posters :


The microbial diversity of Sundarban has been portrayed through soil-borne fungi and micro-algae.

Varied forms of Mushrooms and Lichen diversity are among the simpler visible floral resources.

Major and Minor Mangrove flora of Sundarban, their peculiar adaptations and medicinal importance.

The molluscan diversity in different habitats like marine, estuarine, freshwater and terrestrial.

The numerous species of crabs found in the muddy swamps of Sundarban are awe-inspiring.

The diversity in the insect world through the colourful Butterflies, Moths Dragonflies, Damselflies, Grasshoppers, Locusts, Spiders.

Fish diversity in freshwater, estuarine, coastal, marine and brackish water habitats.

One gets information regarding major Amphibian groups as well as rare and endangered Reptiles of Sundarban including snakes and turtles.

The Avian diversity has been portrayed by classifying them under Resident birds, Winter Migratory common and uncommon birds. At the same time, one comes to know about the rare and endangered species.

The major Mammalian population including Bats and whales have been highlighted and special emphasis has been given on the Royal Bengal Tiger, the majestic beast of Sundarban. One also gets to know about the rare, endangered mammals and those living in reclaimed areas of Sundarban. A few of the mammals that have become extinct are also highlighted.


Satellite Imageries and Physiogeographic Maps on Sundarban provide a clear idea about the entire area of Sundarban.

SWOT Analysis, major problems of Sundarban along with their conservation and management strategies, GIS application are some of the other thematic visual representations.

Individual Posters are mainly based on certain interesting flora like the Mangrove fern; an important mangrove Epiphyte; Sand-binders; etc and fauna like the largest lizard in Sundarban; Estuarine crocodile and Horse-shoe crab which are potential bioresources. They also highlight the interdependence of plants and animals on each other and spreads the message that we should all try to conserve nature and natural resources of Sundarban.



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