Vol. 1, Issue 5 (2016)
Conservation status of fresh water fishes reported in Alwara Lake of District Kaushambi (U.P.)
Author(s): Shri Prakash, Ashok Kumar Verma
Abstract: An attempt was made to study the conservation status of the fishes naturally occurring in Alwara Lake, located in Kaushambi district of Uttar Pradesh. The survey was undertaken during all the 12 months of year 2014. During exploration, a total of 89 species of fishes belonging to 45 genera, 23 families and 9 orders were identified. As per latest version of IUCN Red List, out of 89 species of fishes identified, 2 species come under EN (Endangered), 2 under UV (Vulnerable), 5 under NT (near threatened), 56 under LC (least concern) and 24 species are NE (not evaluated) so far.