An incidence of fish mortality in Athankarai estuary near Mandapam

Durve, V S and Alagarswami, K (1964) An incidence of fish mortality in Athankarai estuary near Mandapam. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 6 (1). pp. 147-151.

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Mass mortality of marine animals is occasionally reported from several parts of the world. Various causes have been attributed to mass mortality in the sea. Of these, the main causes are the sudden changes in the temperature and saUnity, noxiousness of water bloom and the lack of oxygen and release of poisonous gases. Brongersma- Sanders (1957), in a comprehensive treatment of the subject, has dealt with different causes for the mass mortality of aniinals in the sea.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fish mortality; Athankarai estuary
Subjects:Fish Diseases
Marine Environment > Algal Blooms
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:1022
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