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Ichthyodiversity and length-weight relationship of mori (Cirrhinus mrigala) in River Indus of D.I. Khan Region, Pakistan

By: Hameed Ur Rehman, Feroz Khan, Khalid Usman, Noor Ahmed Bangulzai, Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Luqman Khan Bazai, Hashim Ud Din, Saifullah Khan, Mohammad Kamil

Key Words: Ichthyodiversity, Length-Weight Relationship, Mori (Cirrhinusmrigala), River Indus, D.I. Khan Region, Pakistan.

Int. J. Biosci. 14(2), 306-311, February 2019.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/14.2.306-311

Certification: ijb 2019 0149 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

The current study was to investigate the fish biodiversity and length-weight relationship of Mori fish in river Indus of D.I. Khan. Total of 686 fishes of Mori fish collected from different sites like Gishkuri, 206 (30.02%), Mandhran, 257 (37.47%) and D.I. Khan City, 223 (32.51%) of D.I. Khan in three weeks of month. The mean values of sites like Gishkuri, Mandhran and D.I. Khan City were 29.42, 36.71 and 31.87 respectively. R value was greater than 0.5 so no significant correlations is found between length and weight if value less than 0.5 then some significant correlation are found between length and weight. It was concluded that the harsh rules regulations should be monitored for the conservation of fish biodiversity and control of aquatic pollutions like (pesticides, industrial chemicals etc) and fisheries worker should be active to bane the unlawful angling. Because fishes are responsible for the availability of proteins to the human population.

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Ichthyodiversity and length-weight relationship of mori (Cirrhinus mrigala) in River Indus of D.I. Khan Region, Pakistan

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Hameed Ur Rehman, Feroz Khan, Khalid Usman, Noor Ahmed Bangulzai, Abdul Ghaffar, Muhammad Luqman Khan Bazai, Hashim Ud Din, Saifullah Khan, Mohammad Kamil.
Ichthyodiversity and length-weight relationship of mori (Cirrhinus mrigala) in River Indus of D.I. Khan Region, Pakistan.
Int. J. Biosci. 14(2), 306-311, February 2019.
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