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The Clarion- International Multidisciplinary Journal
Year : 2012, Volume : 1, Issue : 1
First page : ( 65) Last page : ( 69)
Print ISSN : 2277-1697.

Ichthyofaunal diversity of river Jamuna, Karbi Anglong, Assam, India

Das Bubul1,*, Sharma Subrata2

1Department of Zoology, Haflong Govt. College, Haflong, India

2Department of Zoology, Cotton College, Guwahati, India

*Corresponding author: bubuldas_2007@rediffmail.com

Online published on 5 April, 2012.

Abstract

Ichthyological field survey conducted from January to December 2011 in the river Jamuna of Karbi Anglong district revealed the occurrence of bewildering diversity of fishes. River Jamuna is one of the tributaries of Brahmaputra river system of Assam which flows through various geographical terrains of Karbi Anglong district. It portrayed 36 species of fishes belonging to 7 major orders. Of these Cyprinidae family belonging to the order Cypriniformes dominates the river. This study is a preliminary step of documentation and an attempt to compile the recent ichthyo-diversity of river Jamuna.

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Keywords

Jamuna, fish diversity, Karbi Anglong, Assam.

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