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International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences

Year : 2019 | Volume: 4 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 11-16

doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2548546

An assessment of phytoplankton diversity and abundance of Kadalundi estuary, Kerala South India

Ali Akshad, M., Sathick, O., Shaheer Ansari and A. Amsath

Received on: 04/07/2018

Revised on: 01/02/2019

Accepted on: 01/04/2019

Published on: 01/23/2019

  • Ali Akshad, M., Sathick, O., Shaheer Ansari and A. Amsath( 2019).

    An assessment of phytoplankton diversity and abundance of Kadalundi estuary, Kerala South India

    . International Journal of Zoology and Applied Biosciences, 4( 1), 11-16.

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Abstract

An assessment of phytoplankton diversity and abundance of Kadalundi estuary, Kerala, South India was studied during the period of July 2016 to June 2017. There are 24 species of phytoplankton were reported from the 3 selected stations. The more species was reported in three stations in the month of April and minimum species was reported in the month of July. The phytoplankton species were varied during different months in station-A (39-218), B (46-228) and  B   (42-233).

Keywords

Kadalundi river, Phytoplankton, Species richness, Species evenness.