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Assessment of Hydrobiological Parameters in Manakudy Estuary, South West Coast of India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of zoology, Muslim Arts and Science College, India
  • 2Centre for Marine Science and technology, M.S. University, India
  • 3Department of zoology, Muslim Arts and Science College, India
  • 4Centre for Marine Science and technology, M.S. University, India
  • 5Centre for Marine Science and technology, M.S. University, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 5, Issue (3), Pages 46-50, March,10 (2016)


In the present study area, the hydrobiological parameters were subjected to temporary variations. High atmospheric temperature, salinity impacts would have also increased the oxygen concentration in water. Indiscriminate use of fertilizers by the aquculturists might have contaminated the water with rich nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates which stimulate the growth of aquatic plants algae.


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