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Fish fauna in Hazara Region at River Dour, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

By: Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakim Khan, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Wahid Shah, Arshad Mehmood

Key Words: Water, Rivers, Dor, Ichthyofauna, Recorded, Family, Identification.

J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(2), 92-97, February 2018.

Certification: jbes 2018 0187 [Generate Certificate]

Abstract

A detailed study was carried out to explore, fish, fauna in Hazara region at River Dour KP, Pakistan from March, 2013 to February, 2017. Five sampling stations were selected for Ichthyofauna collection. These sampling sites were Dobandi, Jama, Makkhana, Mankarai and Sarai Saleh. Collection of Ichthyofauna was carried out with the different fish gars. Maximum numbers of fish species (6) were collected from the Jama point while minimum collection (4) was carried out from Makkhana sampling site. Overall fishes collected from the five sampling sites comprising 3 Orders, 4 Families, 9 Genera’s and 9 Species respectively. The family Cyprinidae was found the most dominant which was represented by 6 Species; Siluridae, Bagridae and Mastacembelidae were represented by only one species each respectively.

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Khalid Usman, Hameed Ur Rehman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakim Khan, Sahibzada Muhammad Jawad, Wahid Shah, Arshad Mehmood.
Fish fauna in Hazara Region at River Dour, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
J. Bio. Env. Sci. 12(2), 92-97, February 2018.
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