alexa Pysico-chemical Parameters of the Upper and Lower Reach
ISSN: 2332-2608

Journal of Fisheries & Livestock Production
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Research Article

Pysico-chemical Parameters of the Upper and Lower Reach of the New Calabar River Niger Delta

Dienye HE1* and Woke GN2

1Department of Fisheries, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

2Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author:
Dienye HE
Department of Fisheries
University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Tel: 08036809439
E-mail:
henrydienye@ gmail.com

Received Date: October 08, 2015; Accepted Date: October 27, 2015; Published Date: November 07, 2015

Citation: Dienye HE, Woke GN (2015) Pysico-chemical Parameters of the Upper and Lower Reach of the New Calabar River Niger Delta. J Fisheries Livest Prod 3:154. doi:10.4172/2332-2608.1000154

Copyright: © 2015 Dienye HE, 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.

 

Abstract

The physico-chemical parameters of the upper and lower reach of the New Calabar River across five stations in relation to season were investigated from December 2013 to May 2014.The result showed that the water was slightly acidic across months with pH range of 6.18 to7.08 and across Stations. Relatively high Do levels were observed during the study with higher value at the upstream sampled stations than downstream sampled stations. There was no significant variation in Temperature and BOD across Stations and season. Further results revealed that there were variation in salinity values, lowest salinity was recorded in station 5 (5.93 mg/l) and lowest in station 2 (1.08 mg/l) while the highest salinity in December (6.01).Dissolved Oxygen decreased across Stations (6.45 to 4.49 mg/l) but showed variation across season.

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