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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(7): 1549-1555
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.184


Assessment of Marine Litter Based on Tide along Juhu Beach
S. Manickavasagam1*, P. Chellamanimegalai2 and M. Dhayanath2
1ESSO-Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services, Hyderabad, India
2ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai-400061, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

In above perspective, present study aimed to quantify the different types of litter and Juhu beach, Mumbai. Marine litter especially plastic waste collected and assessed during the months of February 2018. Quantification was done on weight basis, total quantity and the quantities of segregated plastic were recorded by weighing the material. The results showed that a significant higher number and weight of marine litter was collected during ebb tide period in comparison to flood tide. The study will provide to control future marine litter pollution in marine environment.


Keywords: Marine litter, Plastic, Tide, Pollution
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Manickavasagam, S., P. Chellamanimegalai and Dhayanath, M. 2019. Assessment of Marine Litter Based on Tide along Juhu Beach.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(7): 1549-1555. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.807.184