Les effets de la réouverture de l'embouchure du fleuve Comoé sur le végétation littorale lagunaire (Lagune Ebrié - Côte d'Ivoire)

Sankaré, Y. and Amon Kothias, J.B. and Konan, A.A. (1991) Les effets de la réouverture de l'embouchure du fleuve Comoé sur le végétation littorale lagunaire (Lagune Ebrié - Côte d'Ivoire). Journal Ivoirien d'Océanologie et de Limnologie, 1(2), pp. 71-79.

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Abstract

The results of floristic data collected during two surveys in the eastern region of Ebrié lagoon in 1987 (before the reopening of the inlet) and in 1988 (after the reopening of the inlet) are discussed in this article. Salinity increase (from 4‰ to 30‰) as a result of the reopening in September 1987 of the channel of Comoé river, profoundly modified qualitatively and quantitatively, the plant population. Floating or fixed macrophytes have been completely destroyed. Mangrove forest being the hydrophytic belt of the lagunar rives.

Item Type: Article
Title: Les effets de la réouverture de l'embouchure du fleuve Comoé sur le végétation littorale lagunaire (Lagune Ebrié - Côte d'Ivoire)
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Sankaré, Y.
Amon Kothias, J.B.
Konan, A.A.
Corporate Creator/Author: Centre de Recherches Océanologiques, Abidjan
Journal or Publication Title: Journal Ivoirien d'Océanologie et de Limnologie
Volume: 1
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 71-79
Date: November 1991
ISSN: 1018-0354
Issuing Agency: Centre de Recherches Océanologiques, Côte d'Ivoire
Uncontrolled Keywords: Côte d'Ivoire; Lagune Ebrié; Comoé river; aquatic macrophytes; lagoons; bacteria; tropical environment
Subjects: Biology
Ecology
Environment
Item ID: 7511
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2012 09:48
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2012 09:48
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/7511

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