ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020

Palayakayal estuary

 

 

Name of the river
Thamiraparani
Place
Palayakayal
District
Thoothukudi
State
Tamil Nadu
Important land marks
Palayakayal
Average Depth
2 m
Type of the estuary
Bar-built
Water temperature
29.5
Nature of the substratum
Muddy
pH
-
Salinity
30.5 ppt
Dissolved oxygen
4.85 ml/l
Commercially important Fin fishes
Crassostrea madrasensis

 

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River Basin Map

 

 

Physico-chemical parameters

 

Physico-chemical characteristic of Pazhayakayal estuary from July 2009 – June 2010