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Seasonal variations of zooplankton in an aquatic pond near Bagbazar, Chandannagar, Hooghly, WB, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Environmental Science, Chandernagore College, Chandannagar, Hooghly - 712 136, West Bengal, India

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 9, Issue (2), Pages 39-42, May,10 (2020)


Seasonal variations of zooplankton in an aquatic pond near Bagbazar, Chandannagar, Hooghly, W.B. was studied during the period of March, 2018 to February, 2019. Four seasons viz., summer (Mach-May, 2018), monsoon (June-September, 2018), post-monsoon (Ocober-November, 2018) and winter (December-February, 2019) were selected for the study. During the study period 10 different genera of zooplanktons of different groups (rotifera, cladocera, copepoda and ostracoda) were collected and identified. Maximum abundance of zooplankton species were found during summer and monsoon season. Rotifers were found dominant groups during the study period.


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