Investigation of different biochemical parameters in three economical important fish species captured from ponds of district Kashmore, Sindh, Pakistan

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Investigation of different biochemical parameters in three economical important fish species captured from ponds of district Kashmore, Sindh, Pakistan

Shahid Ali Jakhrani, Javed Ahmed Ujjan, Mushtaque Ali Jakhrani, Farkhanda Zaman Dayo, Hafizullah Mazari
Int. J. Biosci.14( 4), 386-391, April 2019.
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The aim of present study was to evaluate the biochemical composition in gills, liver and muscle of different fish species like Catla catla, Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo rohita of different weight captured from ponds of Kashmore district. In this regard valuable biochemical factors were evaluated such as crude protein, % of fat and % of ash and also compared the outcomes with concentration found in samples of Indus River. Fish samples were caught with help of professional fishermen by using different size of fish nets. The samples of all three species Catla catla, Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo rohita of four different weights were collected i.e. 250g, 500g, 750g and 1000g respectively were dissected with stainless steel cutters and required amount of specimens were extracted from fish samples. Further analytical processes were carried out in zoology laboratory for completion of possible objectives. The results revealed as protein contents, % of fat and % ash were found significantly high in Catla catla fish as compared to Cirrhinus mrigala and Labeo rohita. The concentration of biochemical parameters were found in greater quantity in gills of all fish species which were subjected in this research. Furthermore the comparative studies showed that the concentrations of all biochemical parameters were found high as compared to Samples of Indus River at Kashmore bank.


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