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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2021, Vol. 9, Issue 1, Part D

Study of diversity of fresh water Molluscs from Ujani wetland, Maharashtra, India


Author(s): Sudarshan R Markad and Akhila S Pillai

Abstract: The objectives of the present study were to explore the diversity of mollusc’s fauna at different habitats. Molluscs are considered the most diverse and dominant benthic fauna both from lentic and lotic aquatic ecosystems. Present study is an attempt to study diversity of fresh water molluscs from Ujani wetland area, Indapur, Pune, Maharashtra. In present study, 20 species belong to 11 genera and 02 classes were recorded. 11 species belong to class gastropods and 09 species from class Bivalvia. Thus, family Unionidae was the most dominant family exploring 30% of species. Survey was done from April 2020 to September 2020 during day time from 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. every weekend.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2021.v9.i1d.2414

Pages: 296-298  |  12 Views  4 Downloads

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How to cite this article:
Sudarshan R Markad, Akhila S Pillai. Study of diversity of fresh water Molluscs from Ujani wetland, Maharashtra, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2021;9(1):296-298. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2021.v9.i1d.2414
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