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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2020, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part D

Assessment of aquatic insect species composition, abundance and diversity within two dam lake in Korhogo: Koko and Natiokobadara (Northern Côte d’Ivoire)


Author(s): Michel Laurince YAPO, Dely Pecosse BOUA, Katchoi Noeline KONE and Dramane DIOMANDE

Abstract: A study had conducted to contribute to the knowledge of aquatic insects in two artificial lakes in the northern region of Côte d’Ivoire. Aquatic insect were collected monthly from January 2020 to March 2020 using a kick-net. Abiotic variables such as transparency, temperature, pH, dissolved oxygen and conductivity were measured in situ. Water samples were collected and conducted to the laboratory for inorganic nutrients analysis. A total of 6 orders, 23 families and 55 taxa have been recorded. The taxonomic richness of the aquatic insects was dominated by Heteroptera, Odonata, Coleoptera and Diptera. The richness and abundance were highest at the Natiokobadara 1 site. Shannon’s index and evenness were higher at the Koko 3 site. A canonical correspondence analysis was used to visualize the influence of environmental parameters on the structure of aquatic insect community.

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How to cite this article:
Michel Laurince YAPO, Dely Pecosse BOUA, Katchoi Noeline KONE, Dramane DIOMANDE. Assessment of aquatic insect species composition, abundance and diversity within two dam lake in Korhogo: Koko and Natiokobadara (Northern Côte d’Ivoire). Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(5):282-288.
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies