International Journal of Environmental Sciences

Volume 6 Issue 6 2016- May 2016 Pages: 1117 - 1122 <<Previous    Next>>

Diversity and abundance of zooplankton in a temple pond, Barak valley, Assam

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Papia Das1, Devashish Kar2
Department of Life Science and Bio-informatics, Assam University, Silchar-788011.


A survey of the zooplankton community in Mandir Dighi (a temple pond), Barak valley, Assam has been undertaken to determine the species composition, abundance and diversity during the period of June, 2012 – May, 2013. A total of twenty-eight different genera of zooplankton have been recorded. Among all the group rotifera were dominant throughout the year and forming about 60% of the total population of zooplankton.

Keywords: Zooplankton, diversity, population, aquatic ecosystem.


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