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A Checklist of Freshwater Fishes of the Lower Manair Reservoir in Karimnagar District, AP, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Environmental Biology Lab, Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh – 506009, INDIA
  • 2Environmental Biology Lab, Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh – 506009, INDIA
  • 3Environmental Biology Lab, Department of Zoology, Kakatiya University, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh – 506009, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 1, Issue (6), Pages 10-14, July,24 (2013)


A checklist of freshwater fishes in the Lower Manair reservoir was studied from September - 2009 to Au gust - 2011. Samples were collected monthly with help of local fishermen by using fishing nets. A total of 44 species of fishes belonging to 8 ord ers such as Cypriniformes (18 species) Siluriformes (11species), Perciformes (6 species), Channiformes (4 specie s) Beloniformes(2 species), Angulliformes (one species) Osteoglossiformes (one species) and Mogiliformes(one species). Of these, 17 species were abundant, seven species were common, 13 species were moderate and seven species were rare.


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