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Small Indigenous Fish Species of Jhenidah-South Western Bangladesh


Bidhan Chandra Biswas , university of Kalyani; Ashis Kumar Panigrahi, University of Kalyani


Small indigenous fishes, diversity, Jhenidah, Bangladesh


Fisheries resources are important resources in Bangladesh not only in supply of protein but also the great contribution in poverty elevation, livelihood of the rural inhabitants. Small indigenous fishes played vital role in the rural economy of the country. But these resources are declining at present due to impact of human population on land, water and air. The aquatic bodies receives large amount of industrial effluents, domestic wastes, pesticides and fertilizers altered the physiochemical properties of water .Beside these, water abstraction, siltation, flow modification and habitat degradation affect the growth, abundance and reproduction of small indigenous fishes. Attempts were made to construct the diversity of Small indigenous fishes which will helpful for baseline information in future researches.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV2I5098
Published in: Volume : 2, Issue : 5
Publication Date: 01/08/2014
Page(s): 856-859

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