A preliminary checklist of the fishes of Yercaud, Shevroy Hills, Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, southern India

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M. Eric Ramanujam

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Twenty-one species of fishes were recorded in Yercaud Lake and the surrounding hill streams during five surveys conducted from May 2011 to August 2012.  Of the 21 species, 19 were recorded in Yercaud Lake, 10 in the stream leading to Kiliyur Falls and six and eight respectively in the Manjakuttai and Puthur hill streams.  One translocated species (Gibelion catla) and two exotics (Poecilia reticulata and Oreochromis mossambicus) were recorded.  Only one species Cirrhinus cirrhosus is listed as threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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Ramanujam, M.E. 2015. A preliminary checklist of the fishes of Yercaud, Shevroy Hills, Eastern Ghats, Tamil Nadu, southern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 9 (Jul. 2015), 7595–7601. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o3247.7595-601.
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