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Water quality assessment of effluents from shrimp ponds farming

Nurul Syahida, Harun (2019) Water quality assessment of effluents from shrimp ponds farming. Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang.

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Abstract

Shrimp aquaculture has become lucrative venture in many of countries in Asia. Water from the shrimp farm contained various substances which can contaminate the water that is resulting from overfeeding to the shrimp, antibiotics or other medicine used to protect shrimp, nutrients and suspended solids. Therefore, the objective of this study is to characterize the water quality of effluent and to be compared with the standard. Water sample were collected from at the point where the water was discharged from the ponds. Analysis of parameters include water temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, total dissolved solids, total suspended solids, biological oxygen demand, chemical oxygen demand, and ammoniacal nitrogen. The result shows all the parameters analysed were below the standard limit.

Item Type: Undergraduates Project Papers
Additional Information: Project Paper (Bachelor of Occupational Safety and Health with Honors) -- Universiti Malaysia Pahang – 2019, SV: MADAM NURUD SURIA BINTI SUHAIMI, NO. CD: 11764
Uncontrolled Keywords: Water quality; shrimp ponds
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Sufarini Mohd Sudin
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2020 06:29
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2020 06:29
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/28854
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