International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part F
Status of trout fishes versus climate change in Himachal Pradesh, North Western HimalayaAuthor(s):
Trout Fishery in Himachal Pradesh has been introduced for the recreational purpose to promote the tourism. Two species of the trout i.e. Oncorhynchus mykiss
(Smith and Stearby) and Salmo trutta fario
Linnaeus are found in the higher altitudes of snow-fed rivers of Beas, Sutlej and Ravi of the state. The commercialization of the fish begins in the state with the breeding of the rainbow trout at the hatcheries in 1990. During the recent past it has been realized that the in the wild the trout is declining due to human intrusion, pollution and climate change.Pages: 424-426 | 639 Views 33 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Indu Sharma. Status of trout fishes versus climate change in Himachal Pradesh, North Western Himalaya. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2018;6(2):424-426.