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International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies

2022, Vol. 10, Issue 6, Part B

Present status of the ichthyofaunal diversity of Mailata-Diplinga Beel of Darrang District, Assam, India


Author(s): Manmi Kalita, Manoj Kr. Rajbongshi and Niladri Das

Abstract: Darrang district is located at 26°9′N 91°45'E to 26°45' N 92°22' E covering geographical area of 1585 sq.km (Approximately) having population 9, 28, 500 (As per 2011 census). The present investigation was carried out in the Mailata-Diplinga beel during the 2021-22 to document the icththyo-faunal diversity and conservation status of the fishes. The study reveals the presence of 36 species belonging to 28 genera, 7 orders and 17 families. Among these, 6 species were nearly threatened (NT), 1 species vulnerable (VU), 28 species were least concern (LC) and 1 data deficient (DD). The predominant orders of fishes in the Mailata-Diplinga Beel are Cypriniformes, Perciformes and Siluriformes.

DOI: 10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i6b.2759

Pages: 136-140  |  403 Views  210 Downloads

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Manmi Kalita, Manoj Kr. Rajbongshi, Niladri Das. Present status of the ichthyofaunal diversity of Mailata-Diplinga Beel of Darrang District, Assam, India. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2022;10(6):136-140. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22271/fish.2022.v10.i6b.2759
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