Muhammad Suleman, Ali Muhammad Yousafzai, Azam Jan Afridi, Hameed Ur Rehman, Kausar Saeed, Khalid Usman, Wali Muhammad Achakzai and Shagufta Saddozai
The current study was conducted in River Kabul downstream at Warsak Dam, in order to find out the fish diversity of the area. The study time was from March to July, 2014. For fish survey, fishes were collected by using all legal means at every effort. Fishes were collected and identified belong to 4 Orders, 8 Families, 18 genera’s and 22 Species. In the present research Cyprinidae was the richest Family which was represented by 11 Species; Isuridae 4, Channidae 2, Cobitidae, Siluridae, Schilbeidae, Mastacembelidae, Heteropneustidae comprising only one species each respectively. From the present research, it can be concluded that River Kabul Downstream is rich in ichthyofauna especially Cyprinidae species. The study will be very useful in future for taxonomic and conservation point of view.
Muhammad Suleman, Ali Muhammad Yousafzai, Azam Jan Afridi, Hameed Ur Rehman, Kausar Saeed, Khalid Usman, Wali Muhammad Achakzai, Shagufta Saddozai. Fish fauna of River Kabul Downstraeam Warsak Dam. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(1):546-548.