Water Quality Evaluation of Aquaculture Practices in Coastal Area of Bhimavaram at West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh

M.V. Raju, K. Maria Das, Md. B. Wasim Akram, T.L. Rishi Vardhan and Hepsibah Palivela

Ground water from springs wells or infiltration galleries, etc. are one of the impartment sources for domestic, agricultural and aquaculture demands in coastal region of west Godavari regions [2]. Groundwater was greatly contaminated by various manmade activities and leads to decreeing the quality of human health and environment. For getting of more yields of fish and prawns, feeding of various chemicals, fertilizers, unwanted and dangerous materials to fishes and prawns. So that it may leads to increasing of unwanted feeding materials, increasing death and decay of algae, which are having high amounts of carbohydrates and proteins will be settled at the bottom of the tanks and leads to causes of pollution and also infiltrates and reaching to ground waters contamination .By keeping above view, an attempt has been made to find out the level of pollution in fish ponds and prawn ponds samples with quality parameters of pH, Salinity, CO3, HCO3, Total Alkalinity, Total Ammonia, NH3, NO2-, DO, Hardness, Chlorine at coastal area of bhimavaram and suggested suitable remedial techniques for better practices of fish and prawn culture.

Volume 11 | 11-Special Issue

Pages: 1088-1094

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP11/20193140