International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016 | Rating: 6.1 / 10


Morphometric and Qualitative Analysis of Cladocera (Zooplankton) Communities in Upper Morna Reservoir, Medshi, District ? Washim, Maharashtra

Megha Solanke | Dilip Dabhade


Abstract: In present investigation was taken from the Upper Mona Reservoir located at Medshi, at Malegaon taluka, District - Washim in Maharashtra. From this reservoir study of different zooplankton were studied. Total 53 species and 29 genera of zooplankton that are encountered during the study year 2012 and 2013 in which total 9 species of Cladocera were found in 7 genera and 5 families. Cladocera were found more in summer than monsoon and winter. In Cladocera Chydorus species, Alona species, Daphnia and Moina species were recorded, among them Alona sp. Daphnia sp. and Moina sp. were most abundant.


Keywords: Cladocera, Medshi, Upper Morna Reservoir, Washim, Zooplankton


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 12, December 2016,


Pages: 1969 - 1972


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