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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:9, September, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(9): 2949-2952

Study on Fish Diversity of Kawardha Town, Chhattisgarh, India
Sachin Sahu1* and Subhendu Datta2
1Director of Fisheries, District- Kabirdham, Chhattisgarh, India
2ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Kolkata Center, India
*Corresponding author

Kawardha is the historical and peaceful town, have wide diversity of fish. Fish are good source of animal protein and rich in various nutrients. Proper database of fish from freshwater environment of Kawardha town is not available. So, the present study was undertaken to know the fish diversity of Kawardha town.  A total four lentic (Ponds) and one lotic (Sakari river) water resources were selected. Total 54 species were classified in seven orders, 20 families, and 39 genera were recorded. The major fishes found are Indian major carp, exotic carp, catfish and Tilapia. Suitable water quality parameters were found during the study period for proper growth of fish. It is concluded that it will help to prepare the document. It will be the first catalogue of fish species found in Kawardha town of Chhattisgarh.

Keywords: Fish diversity, Sakari river, Freshwater, Kawardha

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Sachin Sahu and Subhendu Datta. 2020. Study on Fish Diversity of Kawardha Town, Chhattisgarh, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(9): 2949-2952. doi:
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