Mass mortality of fishes due to the bloom of Trichodesmium thiebauttii Gomont on the Gulf of Mannar Coast

Nammalwar, P and Narayanan, K (1979) Mass mortality of fishes due to the bloom of Trichodesmium thiebauttii Gomont on the Gulf of Mannar Coast. Science and Culture, 45 (4). pp. 170-171.

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Abstract

Mass mortality of a variety of fishes due to the blooin of blue green alga Trichodesmium thiebauttii Gomont was ohserved on tbe surface waters close to the shore of Mandapam area in the Gulf of Mannar on the 13th of June 1977. The bloom extended for a period of eight days from 7'th to 14th June 1977. The oxygen levels of the sea water was found to be low in tbe bloom period. Enormous quantity of dead fishes were washed ashore during the peak of the bloom.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Mass mortality; fishes; Trichodesmium thiebauttii; Gulf of Mannar Coast
Subjects:Fish Diseases
Algae
Fish and Fisheries > Fish Disease
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Fishery Environment
ID Code:7614
Deposited By:Geetha P Mrs
Deposited On:22 Feb 2011 10:42
Last Modified:18 May 2011 11:32

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