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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part B

Study on ichthyofauna of Chenugonipally Peddacheruvu tank in Mahabubnagar district, Telangana, India


Author(s): J Mahender, B Laxmappa, T Jagadeeshwara Chari, AV Rajashekhar

Abstract: The survey was undertaken for studying the ichthyofauna in the Chenugonipally Peddacheruvu tank of Mahabubnagar District, Telangana state in India from July 2014 to June 2015. The survey was mainly focused on Ichthyofauna and its abundance. A total of 24 species of fishes belonging to 4 orders, 9 families and 18 genera were recorded during the study. Cyprinidae was mostly dominating group represented by 10 species. Bagridae, Channidae and Cichlidae with 3 species each; Siluridae, Clariidae, Ambassidae, Gobiidae and Notopteridae was represented by 1 species each. This is first study on the fish diversity of this irrigation tank and would help in explore the fish fauna of Peddacheruvu tank.

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How to cite this article:
J Mahender, B Laxmappa, T Jagadeeshwara Chari, AV Rajashekhar. Study on ichthyofauna of Chenugonipally Peddacheruvu tank in Mahabubnagar district, Telangana, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(1):101-106.
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