Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 2

Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Erracheruvu in Siddipet District, Telangana State, India

Srikanth Bandi1*, Madhavi Maddala2 and Mahesh Lingakari3

1Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
2Professor of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
3Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad and Tara Government Degree College, Sangareddy, Telangana State, India

*Corresponding Author: Srikanth Bandi, Department of Zoology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.

Received: January 20, 2023; Published: January 28, 2023


Studies were conducted on the Ichthyofaunal diversity of Erracheruvu in Siddipet District of Telangana State for a period of three years - from June 2015 to May 2018. Four distinctive locations were selected for the study. Fish belonging to 29 species, 19 genera, 6 orders, and 12 families were recorded in this study. Of the 13 recorded species, Order Cypriniformes was the most dominant among the 6 orders followed by Order Siluriformes with 7 species. Of the recorded species 4 represent Order Perciformes and 3 represent Channiformes. Order Osteoglossiformes and Order Antherniformes were represented by single species each.

Keywords: Fish Diversity; Environmental Factors; Fish Abundance


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Citation: Srikanth Bandi., et al. “Ichthyofaunal Diversity of Erracheruvu in Siddipet District, Telangana State, India".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.2 (2023): 74-78.


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