Distribution of copepods from the polluted and unpolluted regions off Bombay

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dc.contributor.author Gajbhiye, S.N.
dc.contributor.author JiyalalRam, M.J.
dc.contributor.author Desai, B.N.
dc.date.accessioned 1995-05-06T09:57:13Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-29T13:48:43Z
dc.date.available 1995-05-06T09:57:13Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-29T13:48:43Z
dc.date.issued 1981
dc.identifier.citation Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, vol.10; 1981; 346-349
dc.identifier.issn 0379-5136
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/6705
dc.description.abstract Distribution and abundance of copepods in the nearshore waters off Bombay were studied at 4 fixed sampling sites during October 1977 to December 1978.The stations Mahim and Thana received domestic and industrial waste while the stations of Versova and Harbour were relatively free from major waste discharge. Maximum population density of copepods (av. 5360/m3) was observed at Mahim, which was about twice than at other stations. Major peaks were noticed in October/November and March/April. Of the 21 genera of copepods recorded, Paracalanus, Acrocalanus, Acartia, and Oithona were the most common. The polluted regions of Mahim and Thana creek were characterised by the dominance of Paracalanus, Oithona and Acartia. The generic diversity of copepods was greater in unpolluted area.
dc.language en
dc.publisher CSIR-NISCAIR
dc.relation.ispartof Indian J Mar Sci
dc.relation.isreferencedby SCI
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject.other harbours
dc.subject.other wastes
dc.subject.other pollution
dc.subject.other biomass
dc.subject.other plankton
dc.subject.other Check lists
dc.subject.other Copepods
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Maharashtra, Bombay
dc.title Distribution of copepods from the polluted and unpolluted regions off Bombay
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Bombay, Maharastra, India


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