Ichthyofaunal diversity of Tumaria reservoir, Kashipur, U.S. Nagar (Uttarakhand)

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Pramod Kumar
Radhey Shyam
Smita Badola

Abstract

Present study was carried out to examine the diversity of fish fauna in Tumaria reservoir, Kashipur, U.S. Nagar, Uttarakhand, India. The water of reservoir is mainly used for irrigation and fish culture. Tumaria reservoir gathers huge variety of fish fauna. Present study was conducted for the period of one year that is January 2017 to December 2017. During the study a total of 10 families and 46 species are identified belonging to Cyprinidae (21), Cobitidae (10), Ophiocephalidae (4), Centropomidae (3), Mastacembelidae (3) and 1 species each from Notopteridae, belonidae, Nandidae, Anbantidae and Gobiidae. The detailed taxonomic account of these fish species is documented in this research paper.

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How to Cite
Kumar, . P., Shyam, . . R., & Badola, . S. . (2019). Ichthyofaunal diversity of Tumaria reservoir, Kashipur, U.S. Nagar (Uttarakhand) . Environment Conservation Journal, 20(3), 79-82. https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.20311

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