Biodiversity of Fishes in Jog River in Dapoli District Ratnagiri in Maharashtra

  • Nanda Bhupal Jagtap Department of Zoology, Dapoli Urban Bank Senior Science College, Dapoli Ratnagiri- 415712
  • Sandesh Jagdale Department of Zoology, Dapoli Urban Bank Senior Science College, Dapoli Ratnagiri- 415712, India

Abstract

The present investigation was carried out in Dapoli and nearby areas of the Ratnagiri district. The main aim of this work is to find out the productivity of the said river. The fishes play a very important role in the food chain and food web. Jog River near the Dapoli Ratnagiri district is the main water resource helpful for agriculture and fisheries it has good water storage capacity, and the reservoir is a good source of fish fauna. The present study on the Fish diversity of Jog River was carried out from October 2020 to November 2021. During the present investigation, fish were collected and identified. The aim of this study was to reveal the diversity of fish species in this River. The present study reported 22 species of freshwater fishes belonging to 06 orders, 11 families, and 19 genera from the Dapoli of Maharashtra, India. From the present study, we concluded that the Jog River is a good source of food fish diversity.

Keywords: Fresh water fish,, Fish diversity,, Jog River

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Jagtap, N., & Jagdale, S. (2023). Biodiversity of Fishes in Jog River in Dapoli District Ratnagiri in Maharashtra. International Journal of Advancement in Life Sciences Research, 6(1), 35-41. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.31632/ijalsr.2023.v06i012.005