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Which of the following are found in abundance in coastal saline water bodies?

(a) Oxygen

(b) NaCl

(c) Nitrogen

(d) Carbon monoxide

I had been asked this question in unit test.

My doubt stems from Microalgal Species for Aquaculture topic in portion Biotechnological Approaches of Microalgal Culture of Environmental Biotechnology

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Right option is (b) NaCl

Easy explanation: Coastal saline soils contain salts which make them saline, where NaCl and Na2SO4 salts are present in abundance, whereas Oxygen, nitrogen and Carbon monoxide are gases and hence, air components and not salts.

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