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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6, Part E

Inventorisation and study of Ichthyofaunal diversity from Asolamendha Lake Tah. Sindewahi, Dist. Chandrapur (M.S.) India


Author(s): RV Tijare and AJ Shastrakar

Abstract: Asolamendha Lake is a huge lake present near Pathari village, Tah. Sindewahi of Chandrapur district; the north eastern part of Maharashtra state of India. The study was carried out for the 2 year from June 2010 to May 2012 for Ichthyofaunal diversity. The collection and observation of fishes has been done during pre-monsoon, monsoon and post-monsson seasons during the investigation period. The lake is used for agriculture, irrigation and fishing purpose. During two year study different varieties of fishes were observed from Asolamendha lake. Lake was found rich in fish biodiversity. The collected fish fauna includes carps, minnows, loaches, barbs, catfishes and perches. The present investigation reveals an inventory of Ichthyofaunal diversity consist of, 32 species from 24 different genera, and 12 families belonging to 7 orders. Culturable species like Catla catla, Labeo rohita and Cirrhinus mrigala and other species viz., Mystus sp., Ompak sp., Mastacembelus sp., Channa punctatus and some species from cypriniformes were found frequently and obtained from most of the sampling sites.

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How to cite this article:
RV Tijare and AJ Shastrakar. Inventorisation and study of Ichthyofaunal diversity from Asolamendha Lake Tah. Sindewahi, Dist. Chandrapur (M.S.) India. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2016; 4(6): 319-321.
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