How vulnerable is Indian coast to oil spills? Impact of MV Ocean Seraya oil spill

On 30 May 2006, a bulk carrier, MV Ocean Seraya ran aground along the Karwar coast spilling 650 tonnes of oil. Due to the rough SW monsoon, the spill spread to some beaches in south Goa. The aim of this communication is to study the immediate impact of oil spill on benthic ecology. spill on benthic ecology.

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