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Articles by M.A.M. Siddique
Total Records ( 2 ) for M.A.M. Siddique
  M.A.M. Siddique , P. Mojumder and H. Zamal
  Dry fish is very common and low cost food stuff among the South-east Asian people. The nutritional aspect of dry fish is higher than the fresh fish. Dry fish is not only consumed by human but also used in fish and poultry feed formulation. The general purpose of this study is to determine the proximate composition of three available marine dry fishes namely Bombay duck (Harpodon nehereus), Sin croaker (Johnius dussumieri) and Ribbonfish (Lepturacanthus savala). Major nutrient compositions like protein, lipid, carbohydrate, moisture and ash were estimated in two different season, winter and monsoon , respectively. The results of this study is revealed that the mean percentages of protein, lipid, carbohydrate, ash and moisture content of these species ranged between 52.44-71.32, 4.92-8.64, 0-3.71, 4.68-6.72 and 14.15-33.28%, respectively. The protein and lipid content were found relatively higher in amount from the dry fish samples collected in winter season compare with monsoon season. Negative correlations were found between moisture and protein content of most of the dry fish species collected in monsoon season (r = -0.98; r = -0.96, and r = -0.95, p<0.05 for Bombay duck, Sin croaker and Ribbonfish, respectively). However, the findings are showed that marine dry fishes are highly nutritive and could be a substitute of other protein sources such as fresh fish, chicken, beef etc.
  M.K. Abu Hena , S.M.S. Kohinoor , M.A.M. Siddique , J. Ismail , M.H. Idris and S.M.N. Amin
  Macrobenthos in coastal environment that play a significant role in the food web. It could also use as a good indicator of aquatic ecosystem health. The abundance and composition of macrobenthos in Bakkhali channel system, Cox’s Bazar were conducted in relation to the soil parameters. Samples were collected using Ekman Berge bottom grab from five different stations of Bakkhali channel. Macrobenthos were comprised of five major groups namely Polychaeta (9.96-30.31%), Oligochaeta (3.68-59.707%), Crustacea (0.02-58.40%), Bivalvia (1.40-82.09%) and Gastropoda (0.08-4.25%). Total number of macrobenthos was higher at station I (9000 individuals m-2) and station II (8517 individuals m-2) compared to other stations. Shannon diversity index among the stations ranged from 0.65-1.04. Soil pH and soil moisture ranged from 6.1-6.4 and 23.44-31.29%, respectively. The highest organic carbon concentration was observed at station I (2.11%) and lowest at station III (1.40%). Maximum fraction of sand by weight was found at stations II (81.88%) and III (87.88) while the highest fraction of clay (21.52%) and silt (8.0%) were recorded in station I. It was observed that benthic bivalves were positively correlated (r = 0.891, p>0.05) with silt fraction of the sediments.
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