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E-ISSN: 2347-5129, P-ISSN: 2394-0506

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A

Fish diversity and conservation aspects in an aquatic ecosystem, Kondakarla fresh water lake, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India


Author(s): J Jagatheeswari, B Kishore, PS Rajasekhar

Abstract: The fish diversity in Kondakarla freshwater lake, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India, was studied for a period of 3 years from 2010-2013. Biodiversity and its conservation are regarded as one of natural resources. Kondakarla fresh water lake ecosystem inhabits several aquatic organisms. Change in water quality due to pollution put the fish fauna under stress. Loss of fish species diversity used as an indicator of environmental degradation. This contribution focuses on the diversity of fish population and their conservation aspects in Kondakarla fresh water lake ecosystem, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. The study revealed the occurrence of 26 species of fishes.

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How to cite this article:
J Jagatheeswari, B Kishore, PS Rajasekhar. Fish diversity and conservation aspects in an aquatic ecosystem, Kondakarla fresh water lake, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(1):20-23.
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