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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2017, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part D

A survey on fishing gears used for fishing in Sone beel, the largest wetland in Assam, Northeast India


Author(s): Dr. Malabika Bhattacharjee and Bhaskar Mohanta

Abstract: Sone beel is dominated by two communities viz., Kaibartta and Patni. They have been practicing fishing mainly with traditional fishing gears. A survey was done to prepare a list of these fishing gears and bamboo made accessories. A total of 17 fishing gears and 4 bamboo made accessories were recorded. Present survey also revealed the status of occurrence of 54 taxa of fishes in Sone beel of which 22 taxa were abundant, 22 were frequent, 7 taxa were rare and three varieties of fish viz., Cirrhinus reba, Gudusia chapra and Chitala chitala were hardly found.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Malabika Bhattacharjee, Bhaskar Mohanta. A survey on fishing gears used for fishing in Sone beel, the largest wetland in Assam, Northeast India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2017;5(4):268-271.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies