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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(3): 821-824       |                 Available online, September 30, 2018

Environmental situation of Karla lake Maval, MS, India


Pokale SS


Department of Zoology, Dr.B.N. Purandare Arts, Smt. S.G. Gupta Commerce and Science College, Lonavala -410403. Maharashtra, India (Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, MS, India)

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Received :28.06.2018         |     Accepted : 20.09.2018            |        Published : 30.09.2018

Karla is a bygone lake in Shankar temple. The lake supports biodiversity, aquaculture and is important as recreation centre for the locals.  Measures are undertaken for cleaning and protection of this lake. The present paper discusses the environmental conditions of this lake including water quality and phytoplankton community. During this study, algal blooms were recorded especially in summer 2017, indicating the eutrophic status. wastes near the lake boundaries was also recorded. Depletion of Dissolved Oxygen and the shift of dominance from green algal members to cyanobacteria was recorded. There is further need for management of nutrients to conserve this fresh water ecosystem.


Key words- Environmental conditions, Karla Lake.



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Pokale SS (2018) Environmental situation of Karla lake Maval, Maharashtra, India, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(3): 821-824. 



We are grateful to the Head, Department of Botany Ranchi University, Ranchi, and Professor Ambarish Mukherjee, Department of Botany, Burdwan University, Burdwan for providing facilities guidance and encouragement to complete the work.


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



Copyright: © 2018 | Author(s), This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial - No Derives License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non-commercial and no modifications or adaptations are made.


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