Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 2

Ichthyofauna of the River Punpun of Nabinagar, Bihar (India) and its Fisheries

Neha Raj1, Kumari Priyanka2 and Safal Kumar Mishra2*

1Department of Zoology, P. K. University, India
2Department of Zoology, B. R. A. Bihar University, India

*Corresponding Author: Safal Kumar Mishra, Department of Zoology, B. R. A. Bihar University, India.

Received: September 04, 2021; Published: January 13, 2022


The paper deals with the fish and fisheries of the river Punpun of Nabinagar, Bihar (India). During course of investigation 75 species of inland fishes were recorded dominated by Cypriniformes (32 species) followed by Siluriformes (19), Perciformes (10), Channiformes (04), Mastacembeliformes (03), Osteoglossiformes(01), Symbranchiformes (01) and Tetraodontiformes (01). Among these fishes 21 were vulnerable, 04 exotic, 04 endangered, 01 threatened, 05 lower risk least concern and 21 lower risk near threatened. The existing fishing methods were of conventional type.

Keywords: Ichthyofauna; Punpun; Nabinagar; Bihar (India); Fishes


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Citation: Safal Kumar Mishra., et al. “Ichthyofauna of the River Punpun of Nabinagar, Bihar (India) and its Fisheries". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.2 (2022): 10-16.


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