Ichthyofaunal diversity of Manjeera Reservoir, Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary, Telangana, India

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Krishna Prasad Kante
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4583-7093
Mohammed Younus
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4459-4907
Chelmala Srinivasulu
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4331-8580

Abstract

The ichthyofaunal diversity of Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary in Telangana State was studied between October 2015 and November 2016.  A total of 57 species of fish belonging to 42 genera, within 20 families and 11 orders were recorded.  The present communication provides an updated ichthyofaunal checklist of Manjeera Reservoir and discusses the threats to fish in Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Kante, K.P., Younus, M. and Srinivasulu, C. 2020. Ichthyofaunal diversity of Manjeera Reservoir, Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary, Telangana, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 10 (Jul. 2020), 16357–16367. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5408.12.10.16357-16367.
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Krishna Prasad Kante, Natural History Museum, Wildlife Biology and Taxonomy Lab, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana 500007, India.

Senior Research Fellow

Department of Zoology

 

Mohammed Younus, Natural History Museum, Wildlife Biology and Taxonomy Lab, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana 500007, India.

Research Intern

Wildlife Biology & Taxonomy Lab

Chelmala Srinivasulu, Natural History Museum, Wildlife Biology and Taxonomy Lab, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana 500007, India.

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

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