Current status of ichthyofauna at Khaki site, River Siran Mansehra Khyber pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakeem Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman and Sonia Aslam
A study was conducted onKhaki site at River Siran, to find out fish fauna of Order Cypriniformes, family Cyprinidae from February 2013 to March 2016. During the study a total 16 different species were collected and identified up to species level that belongs to order Cypriniformes and family Cyprinidae the identified 16 species were C. carpio, C. catla, C. mrigala, L. rohita, L. caeruleus, H. molitrix, H. nobalis, S. plagiostomous, S. esocinus, S. labiatus, T. putitora, G. gotyla, P. sophore, P. ticto, B. vagra and B. pakistanicus respectively. Genus Schizothorax is the rich one, because it contains the highest number of species S. plagiostomus, S. esocinus and S. labiatus respectively. From the obtained study, it may be concluded that Khaki Site at River Siran having rich Cyprinidae fauna.
Khalid Usman, Khalid Pervaiz, Hakeem Khan, Hameed Ur Rehman, Sonia Aslam. Current status of ichthyofauna at Khaki site, River Siran Mansehra Khyber pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(4):361-363.