Parameters

Rainfall (mm)

At. Temp. (°C)

Wat. Temp. (°C)

Salinity (‰)

pH

DO (ml/l)

Fish eggs

Rainfall (mm)

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

At. Temp. (°C)

-0.68

1

 

 

 

 

 

Wat. Temp. (°C)

-0.59

0.82

1

 

 

 

 

Salinity (‰)

-0.83

0.80

0.70

1

 

 

 

pH

-0.65

0.48

0.39

0.72

1

 

 

DO (ml/l)

-0.37

0.46

0.30

0.32

0.14

1

 

Fish eggs

-0.26

0.057

0.13

0.026

-0.12

0.28

1

Table 6: Correlation coefficient (r) values between fin fish eggs abundance and physicochemical parameters, at stations III along Muthupettai waters during January-2011 to December-2012.