Study on Correlation of Macrozoobenthos Profusion and Pollution Level In Cinde River Batu City, Indonesia

Elok Mastika Rizkiyanti, Soemarno ., Asus Maizar Suryanto Hertika


Cinde river is one of the river name at the Bumiaji’s region in Batu. The human’s activities that influence Cinde River are the residence, cow farming, farming and sand mining. Those activities will influence either the abiotic or biotic factors in Cinde River. The aim of this paper are therefore to know the characteristics of macrozoobenthos in the waters of Cinde river that possible can serve as bioindicators of water quality. The research was conducted in April – June 2013. Determination of water sampling point and macrozoobenthos using purposive sampling method, while the method of the water sampling and macrozoobenthos in the river collected by grab samples. Sampling macrozoobenthos collected by kicking method. Analysis of the relationship between water quality parameters in the presence of macrozoobenthos performed using (Principal Component Analysis) PCA. The result of the water level of this research: site one (station 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, and 10) were middle polluted and site two (station 1, 6, 7, and 8) were moderate polluted.

Keyword: Macrozoobenthos, water quality, Cinde river


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