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Research Paper | Fisheries | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021
Ichthiyo Faunal Diversiti of Chaichai Dam, Anuppur (M. P.) India
Jai Shankar Singh | Dr. Anoop Kumar Sen
Abstract: Fish is not only a source of good cheap protein food, but it is also used in medicines etc. At the same time, it provides employment and economic benefits to the rural and coastal people. At the same time, its export helps in increasing the foreign exchange reserves. The contribution of fish is also very high in the aquatic ecosystem, it provides its contribution at the second trophic level. At present, due to excessive use of water sources and pollutants used in industrial, agriculture chemicals, municipal waste etc., these sources are becoming polluted as well as dying, because all the above factors affect the aquatic ecosystem, so Aquatic flora and fauna are also greatly affected by this, so work should be done on their conservation and preservation. Many types of sweet water fish have been found in this dam. In this present study, a total of 22 species of fish are seen during the study period.01 Family, 01 Genus and 01 species of order Cyprinidontiformes were found. Order clupeiformes also found 01Family, 01Genus and 01 same species.01 Family, 07 Genus and 12 Species of Order Cypriniformes were found. Order Order Perciformes 02 Family, 02 Genus and 02 Species found.04 Family, 04 Genus and 06 Species of Order Siluriformes were found. The Cyprinidae family is the most common of all these fish species. Which takes 54.54% of the total species. Anuppur district is very rich in terms of biodiversity of fishes.
Keywords: Chachai Dam, Ichthayofaunal, Diversity, Ostichthyes, Chondrichthyes, Endemic, Physico-chemical, Topography
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,
Pages: 508 - 510