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Water quality analysis and aquaculture development in village pond, Navsari, Gujarat, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Udhana Magdalla Road, Surat-395007, Gujarat, India
  • 2Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Udhana Magdalla Road, Surat-395007, Gujarat, India
  • 3Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Udhana Magdalla Road, Surat-395007, Gujarat, India
  • 4Department of Aquatic Biology, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Udhana Magdalla Road, Surat-395007, Gujarat, India

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 10, Issue (1), Pages 30-34, May,24 (2022)


The current study was conducted to determine the physico-chemical parameters for development of aquacultural activities in village pond located at Degam, Navsari (Gujarat). In this research work, important water quality parameters like temperature, turbidity, pH, dissolved oxygen, total dissolved solids, total hardness, total alkalinity, nitrate-N, nitrite-N, phosphate and silicate were analysed and result was compared with prescribed standard values. The “physico-chemical parameters” during the study were observed as temperature (26.20°C), turbidity (4.70 NTU), pH (7.80), dissolved oxygen (10.37mg/L), total hardness (115.20mg/L), total alkalinity (266.00mg/L), nitrate-N (0.16mg/L), nitrite-N (0.13mg/L), phosphate (0.10mg/L) and Silicate (3.00mg/L).These findings were observed within the optimum limits for physicochemical parameters for aquaculture except dissolved oxygen and it can be suggested that the aquatic environment of studied village pond at Degam, Navsari (Gujarat) is conducive and suitable for fish culture. Such kind of practices could be helpful to provide cheap animal protein and employment for rural people.


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