Characteristics of nearshore waters in Binge Bay, Karwar

M.D. Zingde, S.Y.S. Singbal


Environmental parameters to delineate characteristics of nearshore waters were studied over one year in Binge Bay. Existence of low temperature, high saline, low dissolved oxygen and high nutrient water during August-October at the bottom was observed. Levels of soluble Mn, Fe, Cu and Zn were on the lower side of the range observed for the Arabian Sea. Concentrations of some trace metals in marine algae, fishes, crustaceans and molluscs are also reported and discussed


Full Text: PDF


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Creative Commons License Mahasagar by National Institite of Oceanography, Goa, India is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Powered by Open Journal Systems. Site is best viewed in 1024X768 resolution. A project by Mithun Raj M. at NIO.