Benthic Diatoms of Sungai Kuap, Sarawak

Norseila, Binti Nawi (2008) Benthic Diatoms of Sungai Kuap, Sarawak. [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A study on benthic diatom assemblages along a brackish river of Sungai Kuap was carried out. The benthic diatom communities from four stations along Sg. Kuap were studied and analyzed. A total of 19 genera of benthic diatoms were recorded. The diatom species compositions varied for different stations. The species ofNitzschia was dominant in Station 1, Station 3 and Station 4. In Station 2, the Navicula was commonly found. The water quality variables were taken in-situ such as temperature (29.39°C-30.89°C), pH (6.41-7.21), dissolved oxygen (2.32 mg/I-5.87 mg/l), turbidity (11.5 NTU-27.4 NTU) and total dissolved solid (19.2 gll-24.5 gil). The correlation between diatom genera and water quality variables displayed a close correlation.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (BSc.) - Universiti Malaysia Sarawak , 2008.
Uncontrolled Keywords: benthic diatom, water quality, correlation, Sg. Kuap, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Resource Science and Technology
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2019 05:53
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 05:53
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/27789

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