Studies on the fish biodiversity of River Ravi in Punjab Pakistan
Khalid Pervaiz, Zahid Sharif Mirza, Sumera Siddiqui, Kashifa Naghma Waheed, Sikender Hayat and Khalid Usman
The study was aimed to evaluate the present status of fish faunal biodiversity in River Ravi in view of rapidly increasing water contaminations through various sources. The study area of River Ravi comprised of about 350 km starting from Lahore to Head Sidhnai, District Khanewal. Fish sampling was conducted at four selected sampling sites. Each site was visited twice during the study year. One year fish sampling survey of the River was conducted from July, 2014 to June, 2015. Present paper consists of a total number of 381 fish samples belonging to 38 species, 21 genera and 10 families elucidating the present distribution of various fish species in River Ravi, Punjab Pakistan.
Khalid Pervaiz, Zahid Sharif Mirza, Sumera Siddiqui, Kashifa Naghma Waheed, Sikender Hayat, Khalid Usman. Studies on the fish biodiversity of River Ravi in Punjab Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2018;6(1):1442-1448.