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Year: 2017, Issue: June
Dominancy of cat fishes in Khanwari pond of district Kaushambi (U.P.).
Ashok Kumar Verma and Shri Prakash
Cat fishes, Fish families, Orders, Khanwari pond, Conservation status, Dominancy, Diversity.
In order to study the occurrence and diversity of fishes in naturally occurring perennial pond of Khanwari village of district Kaushambi, a twelve months systematic survey was conducted in the year2015. As a result of this survey, a total of 28 species of fishes belonging to 19 genera, 15 families and 8 orders were identified. Out of these 28 species recorded, 11 species were recognized as cat fishes, some of them come under IUCN list. The fishes collected and identified belong to Cyprinidae, Bagridae, Siluridae, Clariidae, Ophiocephalidae, Notopteridae, Saccobranchidae, Schilbeidae, Gobiidae, Anabantidae, Osphronemidae, Clupeidae, Engraulidae, Belonidae and Mastacembeleidae families.
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