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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(2): 283-285             |        Available online, July 25, 2017

Fresh water fish fauna of Vishnupuri dam, Nanded,

Maharashtra India

Shillewar KS and  Totawar DV


Department of Fishery Science, Science College, Nanded (MS) India


Received: 20.05.2017   |    Accepted: 15.07.2017    |      Published : 25.07.2017


River Godavari is the most important river in Maharashtra and the source of capture fishery in this region. River Godavari is orginated from Trimbakeshwar, Dist. Nasik. It flows 7 District in Mahrashtra, one of the District is Nanded. Godavari River flow 10.5 Km. in Nanded. Vishnupuri Dam is constracted on River Godavari. Fishes are major food resources of this world.

The Vishnupuri Dam is Perennial water body of Nanded City, water is used for water supply and irrigation purpose. Fishes were collected from Vishnupuri Dam during 2016-2017 by different types of nets. 21 species belonging to 12 Genus, 4 Order, and 6 Family were recorded from this region.

Key word : Freshwater fish fauna, fishes, Vishnupuri dam



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Shillewar KS and  Totawar DV (2017) Fresh water fish fauna of Vishnupuri dam, Nanded, Maharashtra. India; International J. of Life Sciences, 5  (2): 283-285. 


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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