International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
2018, Vol. 6, Issue 5, Part B
Ichthyo-faunal diversity of Tengapani River, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh, IndiaAuthor(s):
Renu Loyi, Nang Lazawati Chowtang, Lakpa Tamang and DN DasAbstract:
A case study was undertaken from June 2017 to May 2018 recently in the river Tengapani of Lathao, Namsai district, Arunachal Pradesh. The sampling of fish was done from two sites of the river time to time using fishing devices and techniques practiced by local fishermen. A total of 38 species of fishes belonging to 12 families were taxonomically confirmed with 19 species under Cyprinidae followed by 3 species within Balitoridae, 2 species within Amblycipitidae and 1 species each within Mesonoemacheilus, Clariidae, Sisoridae, Olyridae, Siluridae, Badidae, Channidae, Anguillidae and Mastacembelidae. According to IUCN (2018-1), out of the 38 fish species 27 fall in Least Concerned (LC) category with 71%; 6 species in Not Evaluated (NE) with 16%; 2 species in endangered (EN) with 5%; 1 species in Near Threatened (NT) with 3%; 1 species in Data Deficient (DD) with 3%; 1 species in Vulnerable (VU) with 3%.Pages: 83-90 | 216 Views 42 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Renu Loyi, Nang Lazawati Chowtang, Lakpa Tamang and DN Das. Ichthyo-faunal diversity of Tengapani River, Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh, India. 2018; 6(5): 83-90.