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Year: 2019, Issue: December
Ichthyofaunal diversity of Gangulpara dam of district Balaghat (M.P.)
Rajendra Singh Kushram, M. S. Markam and Shivesh Pratap Singh
Ichthyofaunal diversity, Gangulpara pond.
Fishes are valuable sources of high grade protein and other organic products. They occupy a significant position in the socio-economic fabric of any country by providing the population not only the nutritious food but also income and employment opportunities. The present paper deals with the study of diversity of fishes at Gangulpara pond of district Balaghat (M.P.) from February,2016 -January,2017. The Thirty seven fish species of the family Cyprinidae, Siluridae, Bagridae, Claridae, Notopteridae, Channidae, Mastacembelidae etc. were reported from this Gangulpara pond. The observation of fishes from commercial catches and those marketed indicate their wide distribution and availability in good number in Gangulpara pond.
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