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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 3, Part H

Fish biodiversity and fisheries potential of reservoir Udaisagar (Udaipur, Rajasthan)


Author(s): Laxmi Kauwar Rathore, BK Sharma and Pushkar Lal Dangi

Abstract: The present study on “Fish Biodiversity, and Fisheries of Reservoir Udaisagar (Udaipur, Rajasthan)” was conducted during September, 2008 to September. 2009. The reservoir has a fairly rich fish fauna and so far 31 species representing 9 families have been recorded in the present investigation, of these, 12 species predominantly contributed to the commercial fisheries of this reservoir. During study period, the Indian major caps dominated the catch by contributing 90 percent to the total landings from this reservoir. Besides Indian major carps, minor carps and catfishes were reported to be 8.84 and 0.9 per cent, respectively. Among the Indian major carps, the Catla catla (70%) dominated the groups followed by Labeo rohita (25%) and Cirrhinus mrigala (5%).

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How to cite this article:
Laxmi Kauwar Rathore, BK Sharma and Pushkar Lal Dangi. Fish biodiversity and fisheries potential of reservoir Udaisagar (Udaipur, Rajasthan). 2017; 5(3): 587-592.
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