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Research Paper | Zoology | India | Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020
Diversity of Zooplankton in Water Bodies around the Parli-Vaijnath
Gulbhile Vidya D.
Abstract: Zooplankton are found in freshwater reservoirs ponds and streams. Zooplankton is type of plankton that consists of tiny free floating animals. The present investigation deals with the study of Zooplankton diversity in water bodies like Kanerwadi River, Wan Dam and Jirewadi River around Paril- Vaijanath Maharashtra. Zooplankton are microscopic invertebrates animals that drift in water. They are at the base of food chain, feeding on microscopic plants and being fed upon by aquatic insects. The Zooplankton plays an important role for maintaining the productivity of the water bodies. In present investigation there are 16 species of Zooplankton belonging to 4 classes such as Rotifers (16). Cladocera (5). Copepoda (4) and Protozoa (1) are found. The present work was carried out during the June 2018 to May 2019.
Keywords: Diversity, Zooplankton, Parli- Vaijanath
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 12, December 2020,
Pages: 455 - 456