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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B

Effect of pollution on the fish diversity in Anchar Lake, Kashmir


Author(s): Muzamil Bashir, Rajendra Chauhan, Mohammad Farooq Mir, Mohd Ashraf, Nasrul Amin, Sheikh Aabid Bashir and Sauliha Tabasum

Abstract: The present study deals with the fish diversity undertaken during January 14 to December 2015 in Anchar Lake. The paper deals with the variety and abundance of fresh water fishes in the lake. The investigation revealed the occurrence of fifteen fish’s species belonging to four orders. Order Cypriniformes were dominated by twelve species, saluriforms, Cyprinidontiformes and Salmoniformes with one species each. Schizothorax esocinus was the dominant fish species which contributed 35.2%. Fish species in the Anchar Lake decreased gradually because of the anthropogenic pressure.

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Muzamil Bashir, Rajendra Chauhan, Mohammad Farooq Mir, Mohd Ashraf, Nasrul Amin, Sheikh Aabid Bashir and Sauliha Tabasum. Effect of pollution on the fish diversity in Anchar Lake, Kashmir. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies. 2017; 5(1): 105-107.
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