Study on the diversity of fish fauna of River Etai of District Shangla KP, Pakistan
Muhammad Navid, Hameed Ur Rehman, Kausar Saeed, Abdul Haseeb, Naveed Akhtar and Khalid Usman
The present study was conducted to explore the fish fauna of river Etai district Shangla KP from June 2015 to June 2016. The exploration survey was conducted in six different localities namely Dherai, Serai, Gujar Banda, Jalkhanai, Gir and Kas of river Etai district Shangla. During the present study, 80fish specimens were collected. The collected 7 species of fish were classified under seven genera, four orders and four families have been reported from river Etai district Shangla. These species were Mastacembelus armatus, Glyptothorax stocki, Garra gotyla, Tor putitora, Schizothorax plagiostomus, Barilius pakistanicus and Channa gachua. The reported fish families were Mastacembelidae, Cyprinidae, Sisoridae, and Channidae. Family Cyprinidae was dominant in the study area and reported from all localities of river Etai district Shangla KP.
Muhammad Navid, Hameed Ur Rehman, Kausar Saeed, Abdul Haseeb, Naveed Akhtar, Khalid Usman. Study on the diversity of fish fauna of River Etai of District Shangla KP, Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(4):1076-1080.