Sample

Mean THB
(cfu/ml or g)

Mean HUB
(cfu/ml or g)

% HUB in THB

Seawater Surface

2.94 x 103

5.50 x 101

1.87

Seawater Bottom

1.34 x 103

1.95 x 101

1.46

Sediment

1.03 x 106

1.25 x 102

0.01

Oily Wastewater

1.43 x 104

7.65 x 103

53.5

Table 1: Microbial Properties of Seawater, Sediment and Oily Wastewater.