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Fish diversity of a small hill stream Dhundeshwer Gad of Uttarakhand (India) and need of its conservation

Author Affiliations

  • 1SSRSR G.I. College, Manjakot (Chauras), Tehri Garhwal-249161, Uttarakhand, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 7, Issue (8), Pages 16-19, August,10 (2018)


The present study deals with ichthyofaunal diversity in small hill stream Dhundeshwar Gad of Garhwal Himalaya. Different species of fishes have been recorded during the investigation. Total 19 fish species recorded during study from different sampling stations of the tributary. Stream shape, stream order, length of stream, and average gradient of stream also studied. Various factors responsible for depletion of fish fauna were also observed during investigation.


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