International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Double Blind Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064




Downloads: 110

Research Paper | Biology | India | Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015


Phytoplanktonic Biodiversity in Upper Lake of Bhopal, India

Asrar Amin Khan | Tasleem Arif Shah


Abstract: Phytoplankton is an important organism that sustains majority of aquatic life with its primary productivity. The phytoplankton diversity and composition are an expression of the environmental health and quality of the existing water body. A study was carried out to examine the diversity, composition and distribution of phytoplankton and were used to study the Upper Lake, Bhopal. Four sampling stations { Khanugaon (U1), Boat Club (U2), Medical College (U3), Reference station (Ur) } were selected from the Upper Lake. Sampling were carried out from May to Oct.2014. Phytoplankton samples were collected by plankton sampler net with mesh size of 25um. Result obtained showed that a total of 90 phytoplankton species (belonging to Chlorophyceae, Bacillariophyceae, Cyanophyceae, Euglenophyceae and Dinophyceae) were recorded. During the sampling, 82, 89, 77, and 90 species of phytoplankton were recorded in station U1, U2, U3 and Ur respectively. Species composition was almost uniform in all the selected stations, where as species diversity varies across stations.


Keywords: Algal classes, phytoplankton, diversity, Upper Lake


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015,


Pages: 1748 - 1750


How to Cite this Article?

Asrar Amin Khan, Tasleem Arif Shah, "Phytoplanktonic Biodiversity in Upper Lake of Bhopal, India", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 4 Issue 6, June 2015, pp. 1748-1750, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB155635

How to Share this Article?






Similar Articles with Keyword 'phytoplankton'

Downloads: 125

Research Paper, Biology, Uzbekistan, Volume 8 Issue 11, November 2019

Pages: 1763 - 1769

Hydrobionts of Devkhona and Ayakagitma Lakes in Bukhara Region

Shamsiev N.. | shev H.. | uzmetov.R. | bdinazarov H.H.

Share this Article

Downloads: 143

Research Paper, Biology, India, Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016

Pages: 546 - 548

Plankton Diversity and Density in Pariyat River, Rural Area of Jabalpur (M.P.)

Neelam Tiwari

Share this Article


Top