Asian Journal of Aquatic Sciences
Vol 3 No 1 (2020)

ABUNDANCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF BLOOD CLAMS (Anadara granosa) IN COASTAL WATERS OF MEKARBARU VILLAGE KEPULAUAN MERANTI

Hendra (University of Riau)
Efriyeldi efriyeldi (Universitas Riau)
Musrifin Galib (Universitas Riau)



Article Info

Publish Date
09 Apr 2020

Abstract

This research is expected to find out how abundance and distribution of blood clams (Anadara Granosa) in coastal waters of Mekarbaru village, Kepulauan Meranti District. In good conditions or during the season in a particular month there is more capture compared to when it is not in season. Analyze using descriptive analysis research methods using survey methods. The materials used in this study were blood clam samples (A.granosa), and aquades for tool rinsing. The results of this study can be concluded that the average abundance of blood clams of A. granosa in the coastal waters of Mekarbaru Village, Kepulauan Meranti District is different. The highest average blood clam abundance was found at station III which was 21.86 Ind / m2 and the lowest was at station II which was 19.63 Ind/m2. The size distribution of blood clams A. granosa can be seen that dominating is the size of <25 mm (small), while the size of 25-30 mm (Medium) is only found at each station. The abundance of small blood clams A. granosa is influenced by the content of sediment organic matter and water quality in the coastal waters of Mekarbaru Village, Kepulauan Meranti Regency.

Copyrights © 2020






Journal Info

Abbrev

ajoas

Publisher

Subject

Agriculture, Biological Sciences & Forestry

Description

Asian Journal Of Aquatic Sciences is a journal publishes scientific articles from research by lecturers and other researchers in the waters sector. Focusing on aspects of aquatic ecology for the use of this habitat as an ecosystem for producing food (fisheries and agriculture) and its function for ...