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Health of the beaches: Negative influence of human use - a comparative study
(International Publishers, 1985)
Plastic pellets on the Caranzalem beach sands, Goa, India
(Indian Association for Limnology and Oceanography, 1982)
Postmonsoonal survey of Caranzalem beach, Goa, India indicated the presence of plastic pellets. These pellets varied in shape, size and number, and are considered to be contaminants of marine environment
Toxicity of some metals on the fish Therapon Jarbua (Forsskal, 1775)
Hg, V and Pb were more toxic to Therapon jarbua than the other metals studied. Recorded 86 h LC sub(50) for Hg, V, Pb, As, Cu, Zn, Ni and Co was respectively at 0.06, 0.62, 1.23, 3.38, 4.5, 11.0, 19.4 and 52.5 mg.l/1. The ...
Toxicity of some heavy metals to copepods Acartia spinicauda and Tortanus forcipatus
Copper was most toxic to the species tested followed by cadmium and zinc The estuarine species Acartia spinicauda was more sensitive to the toxicants that the marine species Tortanus forcipatus The 48 hr LC50 values are presented.
Distribution of copepods from the polluted and unpolluted regions off Bombay
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 ...
Our changing coastlines
Our coastlines keep alive the sense of continuing creation and of the relentless drive of life In recent years, much has been done both to understand the processes that underlie their creation and to exploit their environment ...
Persistence and fate of some organophosphorus pesticides in sea sediments along east coast of India
Stability and fate of pesticides, monocrotophos, phosphamidon and DDVP, were studied in sediment samples collected along the east coast of India pH, salinity and exchangeable cations present in sediments exhibited profound ...
Biological impact of mining on the coastal zone of Goa
(New Delhi: Indian Association for the Advancement of Science, 1989)
Pollution of the seas around India
(Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 1988)
The state of marine pollution along the 7000 km long coastline and 2.015 x 106km exclusive economic zone of India is summarized. The coastal water receives 4.1 km3 of domestic sewage and 0.41 km3 of industrial wastes. ...