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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 6, Part D

Fish faunal diversity of hooghly river near diamond harbor


Author(s): M Das, Zaman S, Biswas SK and Mitra A

Abstract: In today’s scenario fish diversity is an important factor for nutrition of human life. Protein source coverage by most of the Bengali’s is through fish consumption in daily diet. Even in all leading hospitals & hotels fish requirement per day is unthinkable. River Hooghly is very rich in fish faunal diversity. Almost 260 varieties of fish species and 20 families and 7 orders are available in Diamond harbor. For 7 orders important orders are: Cypriniformes, Perciformes, Osteoglossiformes, Siluriformes etc. Even commercially important shell fish variety has export quality production in that zone. (Tarun Kumar Singh et al. 2014).

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How to cite this article:
M Das, Zaman S, Biswas SK, Mitra A. Fish faunal diversity of hooghly river near diamond harbor. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2019;7(6):273-274.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies