Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Diversity of Fresh Water Fishes from the Khadkpurna Reservoir of Maharashtra, India

Nagmote SR1*, Nikam MT2 and MR Tandale3

1Department of Zoology, Late B. S. Arts, Prof. N. G. Science and A. G. Commerce College, Maharashtra, India

2Head Department of Zoology, Shri Shivaji Science and Arts College, Chikhli, Maharashtra, India

3Department of Zoology, Shri Vyankatesh Arts, Commerce and Science College, Deulgaon Raja, Maharashtra, India

*Corresponding Author: Nagmote SR, Department of Zoology, Late B. S. Arts, Prof. N. G. Science and A. G. Commerce College, Maharashtra, India.

Received: March 02, 2023; Published: March 24, 2023


Fish is a significant source of nourishment for mankind. The primary goal of the study is to understand the area's fisheries potential and edible wild fishes. The information gleaned from the current study is valuable in a number of other ways, too, such as helping researchers and fishermen alike understand the tolerance and diversity of fish found in the Khadapurna Reservoir and selecting the precise mix of fish species for culture in order to maximise yield. Six different sites were chosen for fish collection, all of which are regularly used for fish farming by farmer societies. Present study finds 22 species of fishes belonging to 06 orders, 11 families and 19 genera from the study area. Cypriniformes like the Labeo rohita, Catla catla, Cirrhinus mrigala, Cyprinus carpio, Labeo boggut, Garra mullya, and Puntius sophore Most prevalent species included Cirrhinus reba, Rasbora daniconius (Hamilton Crossocheiluslatius Hamilton), and Salmostoma sp. This paper discusses the diversity of the aforementioned species in detail.

 Keywords: Fish Diversity; Fresh Water; Khadkpurna; Maharashtra; India


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Citation: Nagmote SR., et al. “Diversity of Fresh Water Fishes from the Khadkpurna Reservoir of Maharashtra, India". Acta Scientific Microbiology 6.4 (2023): 92-97.


Copyright: © 2023 Nagmote SR., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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