Year: 2018, Issue: June

Ichthyofauna of Hingoli district, Maharashtra (India).

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B. S. Salve and P. B. Sirsat

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Ichthyofauna, Hingoli district.

In Hingoli district number of water bodies are present including 21 lakes and 3 rivers. Aquaculture practice from Hingoli district provides a gainful employment to the 23 registered fishing societies including 1000 fishermen. In the present study attempt has been made to make a checklist of fishes from Hingoli District. Study confirms thirty seven fish species belonging to nineteen genera, eight families and eight orders were observed. Order Cypriniformes was dominant with 24 species followed by Order Siluriformes with 5 species, Order Channiformes with 4 species, Order Clupeiformes with 2 species, Order Mastacembeliformes & Perciformis by single species.

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