Ichthyofauna of River Dor Hazara region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakim Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wali Muhammad Achakzai and Shagufta Saddozai
Fish diversity was conducted on the River Dor Hazara region KP, Pakistan. Duration of the current study was 3 years, i.e. from March, 2013 to February, 2016. For collection of fish fauna five sampling sites were selected. Fishes were collected with the help of various fish gars and then were identified belongs to 3 Orders, 4 Families, 9 Genera’s and 9 Species. In the present study Cyprinidae was the richest Family which was represented by 6 Species; Siluridae, Bagridae and Mastacembelidae were represented by only one species, each respectively. From the present study, it can be concluded that River Dor is rich in fish diversity. Furthermore, the river water was badly affected by anthropogenic pollution.
Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakim Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Wali Muhammad Achakzai, Shagufta Saddozai. Ichthyofauna of River Dor Hazara region Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(2):120-121.