Perifiton Community Structure in Citarik River

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Heti Herawati
Nisa Hidayati Fitri
Zahidah .
Asep Sahidin
Izza Mahdiana Apriliani
Lantun Paradhita Dewanti

Abstract

The purpose of this research is to determine the condition of waters in the Citarik River with the periphyton community as a bio indicator. This research was conducted from March-April 2019. The research method used was a survey method at 4 station points, five times sampling with a span of 7 days. The smallest periphyton abundance is in station IV which is 22 ind/cm2 and the most is in station I which is 18278 ind/cm2. Comparison of species deficit values at each station is different, this is influenced by different physical and chemical parameters. The dominance index value in the waters of the Citarik River ranges from 0.1 to 0.8 and the diversity index value ranges from 0.2 to 0.9. The results showed the Citarik River was in a mildly polluted condition.

Keywords:
Pollution, periphyton, Citarik River.

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Herawati, H., Fitri, N. H., ., Z., Sahidin, A., Apriliani, I. M., & Dewanti, L. P. (2020). Perifiton Community Structure in Citarik River. Asian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, 5(4), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajfar/2019/v5i430083
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