Table 1

Physico-chemical parameters of study area (Minnie Bay)
Parameters Description Description Units
Study area Minnie Bay Minnie Bay
Latitude (N) 11° 38’ 42.8” N 11° 38’ 42.8” N DD MM SS
Longitude (E) 92° 42’ 30.7” E 92° 42’ 30.7” E DD MM SS
Year 2011 2011 YYYY
Month May May Mon
Zone Near shore Near shore
Source Surface Bottom
Tide Low Tide Low Tide
Atmospheric temperature 31.10 °C
Water Quality
Water temperature 31.0 30.4 °C
pH 8.16 8.14
Salinity 31.64 31.73 PSU
CO32- 15.60 10.8 (mg/l)
HCO3- 21.96 35.38 (mg/l)
Dissolved Oxygen 6.24 6.24 (mg/l)
Biochemical Oxygen Demand 2.90 2.81 (mg/l)
Suspended solid concentration 40.56 75.65 (mg/l)
Nitrite 0.04 0.16 (μmol/l)
Nitrate 0.75 0.72 (μmol/l)
Ammonia 0.12 0.42 (μmol/l)
Total Nitrogen 12.4 15.2 (μmol/l)
Inorganic Phosphate 0.18 0.18 (μmol/l)
Total Phosphorous 0.56 0.65 (μmol/l)
Silicate 4.89 4.55 (μmol/l)

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