Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India

Volume 36 Issue 1&2

Some hydrographical features of a brine shrimp ecosystem at Tuticorin.

M.Rajamani and . Manickaraja

The fluctuations is salinity, dissolved oxygen and pH in a natural ecosystem of the brine shrimp Artemia salina at Tuticorin salt pan area were studied for a period of seventeen months from November 1984 to March 1986 and the cyst production was observed to take place when the level of salinity and dissolved oxygen ranged between 104 and 138 ppt and 0.5 and 2.1 ml/l respectively.

Date : 30-12-1994