NUTRITIONAL AND MICROBIAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ESTUARY OF AL-SIN RIVER–LATTAKIA-SYRIA

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Published: 2022-03-22

Page: 570-576


RANEEM DAYOUB

High Institute of Mrine Research, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria.

SAMAR IKHTIYAR

High Institute of Mrine Research, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria.

BADER ALALI *

High Institute of Mrine Research, Tishreen University, Lattakia, Syria.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

ALSin river is located in the southwestern of Lattakia, next to the border administrative of Tartous. The waters of the estuary AlSin River is(Brackish waters which water not salt and not fresh),  its  salinity  and  temperature  is  ranged  between(0-39؉),  (15.9-27.9)C˚ respectivily.  The nutrients is changed with the different seasons and according to the river's load of sewage water and which filtered by agricultural soils.

Nutrient is ranged between (7.17-18.25), (5.61-36.83)µmol/L for ammnioum and phosphate ions, and between (2.35-3.68) µmol/L for nitrite.

And Total Bacteria ranged between (5000-40000) cells/100ml, and Streptococcus bacteria count is ranged between (4560 -520) cells/100ml.

Keywords: ALSin river, nutrients, streptococcus, total bacteria, total coliform, fecal coliform bacteria, Syria


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DAYOUB, R., IKHTIYAR, S., & ALALI, B. (2022). NUTRITIONAL AND MICROBIAL ASSESSMENT OF THE ESTUARY OF AL-SIN RIVER–LATTAKIA-SYRIA. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 5(1), 570–576. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/2911

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