Impact of Physico-Chemical Parameters on Finfish Eggs Diversity from Muthupettai, South East Coast of IndiaSelvam J*, Varadharajan D, Babu D and Balasubramanian T
Faculty of Marine Sciences, Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai-608 502, Tamil Nadu, India
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- J. Selvam
Faculty of Marine Sciences
Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology
Annamalai University, Parangipettai-608502
Tamil Nadu, India
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Received Date: August 06, 2013; Accepted Date: August 11, 2013; Published Date: August 14, 2013
Citation: Selvam J, Varadharajan D, Babu D, Balasubramanian T (2013) Impact of Physico-Chemical Parameters on Finfish Eggs Diversity from Muthupettai, South East Coast of India. J Environ Anal Toxicol 3:185. doi: 10.4172/2161-0525.1000185
Copyright: © 2013 Selvam J, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Physical and chemical parameters can determine the species diversity and abundance in particular area. Environmental parameters such as rainfall, atmospheric temperature, water temperature, salinity, pH and dissolved oxygen were recorded and correlated with the distribution of fish eggs. It is evident from the present study that the water temperature and salinity appear to play a significant role in determining the distribution of fin fish eggs in the study area. The time and intensity of spawning of fishes may perhaps be controlled by the seasonal cycle of the environmental factors. The physico-chemical parameters recorded from various stations presently showed monthly seasonal and annual variations.