International Journal of Zoology Studies

International Journal of Zoology Studies


ISSN: 2455-7269

Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Study on the catch composition of cast net used in the Bishkhali River under Bamna Upazilla in Barguna district Bangladesh

Author(s): Md. Abdul Halim, MM Nabi, S Nahar
Abstract: The present study was conducted in the Bishkhali River under Bamna Upazilla in Barguna district to assess the catch composition of cast net in this river. The study was carried out for a period of eight months from July 2011 to February 2012. A total of 16 species of fishes were caught in cast net in the study period. During the study period it was observed that Motka chingri (Macrobrachium malcomsoni) was the dominant species contributed (43.70%) of total catch (by number of basis). The second dominant species was Punti (Puntius ticto) contributed (16.30%) of the total catch (by number basis). In weight basis Rui (Labeo rohita) was dominant contributed (26.40%). Then Baim (20.00%), Punti (12.00%), and Motka chingri (4.21%) were dominant. In the study period Motka chingri was dominated by 46.15%, 34.48% and 43.47% in the month of July, August and September respectively on the basis of number.
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