Effect of high organic enrichment of benthic polychaete population in an estuary

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dc.contributor.author Ansari, Z.A.
dc.contributor.author Ingole, B.S.
dc.contributor.author Parulekar, A.H.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-06-09T10:01:15Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:18Z
dc.date.available 1995-06-09T10:01:15Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:18Z
dc.date.issued 1986
dc.identifier.citation Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol.17; 1986; 361-365
dc.identifier.issn 0025-326X
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6187
dc.description.abstract The benthic polychaete fauna of an estuarine region receiving domestic sewage and wastes from a nearby fish landing jetty was compared to that of a site having normal organic enrichment. The population density, biomass and species diversity were greater at the sewage receiving site. Some species showed preference for sewage site and their number was significantly greater at the sewage sitewhile other species showed no differences. Total counts and the biomass were significantly higher at the site of organic enrichment. A quantitatively enhanced polychaete population indicates that input of high organic matter stimulate benthic productivity
dc.language en
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof Mar Pollut Bull
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject.other biological production
dc.subject.other species diversity
dc.subject.other domestic wastes
dc.subject.other biomass
dc.subject.other organic matter
dc.subject.other zoobenthos
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Goa, Mandovi estuary
dc.title Effect of high organic enrichment of benthic polychaete population in an estuary
dc.type Journal Article


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