The Seasonal Variation and Distribution of Zooplankton, Fish Eggs and Fish Larvae in Malampaya Sound

Ruben A. Estudillo
Sr. Fishery Biologist
Cielito L. Gonzales
Sr. Fishery Biologist
Jose A. Ordoñez
Chief, Research Division


Some basic water parameters, and zooplankton, fish eggs and fish larvae biomasses were measured in Malampaya Sound between October 1977 and September 1978. The data were used to assess the seasonal changes that might have taken place in the plankton population of the area.

A comparison between the zooplankton biomass and the abundance of fish eggs and fish larvae of Malampaya’s Outer and Inner Sounds is presented.

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