Volume No. 7 Issue No.: 2A Page No.: 973-978 Oct. - Dec. 2012

 

ECOLOGY AND DIVERSITY OF FISH FAUNA IN THE SAKHYA SAGAR LAKE, SHIVPURI, MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA

 

Arya Mohit*1, Rao R.J.2 and Mishra Anand Kumar3

1. Department of Zoology, Govt. K.R.G. (Auto.) P. G. College, Gwalior, M.P. (INDIA)
2. Conservation Biology Unit, SOS in Zoology, Jiwaji University Gwalior, M.P. (INDIA)
3. Department of Zoology, Govt. S.M.S.P.G. College, Shivpuri, M.P. (INDIA)

 

Received on : June 12, 2012

 

ABSTRACT

 

This paper deals with the 19 fish species (06 orders, 08 families and 12 genera) of the Sakhya Sagar Lake, Shivpuri, India in relation to the abiotic factors i.e. physical (water temperature, depth, colour, transparency, turbidity, conductivity) and chemical (pH, dissolved oxygen, free carbon dioxide, total alkalinity, total hardness, chloride, calcium). The limnological factors in Sakhya Sagar Lake were monitored for the period of one year (April, 2007 to March, 2008) altogether the ecology and richness of fish fauna in this lake.

 

Keywords : Sakhya Sagar Lake, Fish fauna, Habitat, Physico-chemical parameters, Water quality

 

 

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