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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part E

Study of fish fauna, species diversity and relative abundance of fishes in river Yamuna of western Doon Uttarakhand


Author(s): Beena Joshi Bhatt, Fiza Awaz and Khair-Un-Nissa

Abstract: During the present investigation, a total of 9 genera, 3 families and 2 orders reported from the Yamuna River. Tor putitora was the most abundant fish with 20.13 percentage composition; it constitutes 0.169 abundance and 20.21 percentage relative abundance. Tor putitora was followed by Barilius bendelisis with percentage composition of 18.83, its abundance was 0.158 and with relative abundance of 18.89. Of all the fishes with Tor tor was least abundant with percentage composition of 1.29, it constitutes 0.010 abundance and 1.20% relative abundance. The fish species diversity during the study period was 0.889 which indicates the good diversity of the River Yamuna during the study period.

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How to cite this article:
Beena Joshi Bhatt, Fiza Awaz, Khair-Un-Nissa. Study of fish fauna, species diversity and relative abundance of fishes in river Yamuna of western Doon Uttarakhand. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2016;4(4):347-350.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies