Invasion of lionfish Pterois volitans and other reef fishes in the Vellar estuary, Parangipettai (lat.11°29′N, long. 79°46′E) southeast coast of India, is a cause of concern as it may affect the local fishing communities and the estuarine ecological conditions.

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This paper examines the role of non-timber forest products (NTFP) in the rural household economy and the demographic and economic factors determining the participation behaviour in forest gathering in the dry deciduous forests of Karnataka state.