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2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6
Chambai dam fish fauna of district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Muhammad Amjad Yousaf, Muhammad Zaryab, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Waqar Ahmad, Bakht Ullah Khan, Khalid Usman and Kausar Saeed

The Objective of the current study was to find out the diversity of fishes of Chambai dam located in District Karak K.P.K, Pakistan. Fish of the Chambai dam were collected from the different region of Chambai Dam with the help of dam contractor using various types of nets like hand nets, cast nets and hooks from August 2016 to September 2016. In the present study three species were identified Labeo rohita, Hypophthalmichthys molitrix, Catla catla belonging to order Cyprinforms and family Cyprinidae. From the present research it can be concluded that Chambai dam will be best for the fish Cyprinidae family. So, our research will give useful information about the diversity of fishes in Chambai dam that will be later important in taxonomic, fisheries management and conservation.
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How to cite this article:
Muhammad Amjad Yousaf, Muhammad Zaryab, Shafi Ullah Gul, Hameed Ur Rehman, Waqar Ahmad, Bakht Ullah Khan, Khalid Usman and Kausar Saeed. Chambai dam fish fauna of district Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. 2016; 4(6): 24-25.
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