Studies on the environmental conditions of tidal ponds in the Ramanthuruth Island (Cochin)

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dc.contributor.author Sankaranarayanan, V.N.
dc.contributor.author Kumaran, S.
dc.contributor.author Balasubramanian, T.
dc.contributor.author Stephen, R.
dc.contributor.author Panampunnayil, S.U.
dc.contributor.editor Silas, E.G.
dc.contributor.editor Rao, P.V.
dc.contributor.editor Nair, P.V.R.
dc.contributor.editor Alagarswami, K.
dc.contributor.editor Jacob, T.
dc.contributor.editor George, K.C.
dc.contributor.editor Rengarajan, K.
dc.contributor.editor Pillai, P.P.
dc.contributor.editor Mathew, K.J.
dc.contributor.editor Pillai, V.K.
dc.contributor.editor Ponniah, A.G.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-05-10T10:00:54Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:41Z
dc.date.available 1995-05-10T10:00:54Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:41Z
dc.date.issued 1982
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of Symposium on coastal aquaculture, CMFRI. vol.1; 1982; 362-368
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6659
dc.description Part 1: Prawn culture
dc.description.abstract Environmental characteristics of certain enclosures and tidal ponds in Ramanthuruth Island, Kerala, India where prawns grow in abundance were studied. Various parameters such as temperature, salinity, pH, Eh, dissolved oxygen, nutrients, chlorophyll 'a', particulate organic carbon, etc. were analysed from four different ponds in the island. These studies showed that the environment is subjected to seasonal variations due to the monsoons. It is observed that the ponds are highly productive during the whole year ( 70 ~kg/l Chlorophyll 'a') with a high amount of particulate organic matter. Since these ponds are tidal, there was no depletion of oxygen in the overlying water as a result of oxidation. The results indicate that these ponds are highly suited for the culture of prawns
dc.language en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Symposium series 6
dc.relation.isreferencedby NON-SCI
dc.subject Oceanography and Limnology
dc.subject.other Oxidation
dc.subject.other Particulate Organic Matter
dc.subject.other Monsoons
dc.subject.other Particulate Organic Carbon
dc.subject.other Chlorophylls
dc.subject.other Nutrients (Mineral)
dc.subject.other Oxygen
dc.subject.other Seasonal Variations
dc.subject.other Islands
dc.subject.other Ph
dc.subject.other Salinity
dc.subject.other Temperature
dc.subject.other Abundance
dc.subject.other Ponds
dc.subject.other Environmental Conditions
dc.subject.other Prawn Culture
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Kerala, Ramanthuruth I.
dc.title Studies on the environmental conditions of tidal ponds in the Ramanthuruth Island (Cochin)
dc.type Conference Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Kochi, Kerala, India


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