The Laccadive Sea or Lakshadweep Sea (Malayalam: ലക്ഷദ്വീപ കടല്‍) is a body o watter borderin Indie (includin its Lakshadweep islands), the Maldives, an Sri Lanka. It is locatit tae the wast o Kerala. This wairm sea haes a stable watter temperatur through the year an is rich in marine life, wi the Gulf o Mannar alone hostin aboot 3,600 species.

Laccadive Sea
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Basin kintrasIndie, Sri Lanka, Maldives
Surface aurie786,000 km2 (303,500 sq mi)
Average deepth1,929 m (6,329 ft)
Max. deepth4,131 m (13,553 ft)


  1. V. M. Kotlyakov, ed. (2006). Dictionary of modern geographical names: Laccadive Sea (in Russian).CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)