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Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

Environment
Conservation Journal

"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

(A PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL)

ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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"An International Journal Devoted to Conservation of Environment"

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ISSN: 2278-5124 (Online) :: ISSN: 0972-3099 (Print)

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Size–group related variation in the feeding behaviour of an ornamental fish, Puntius conchonius from Mandal river system in Central Himalaya region of Garhwal, India

Bahuguna P.
Fish Biology and Aquatic biodiversity Laboratory, Department of Zoology, Agustyamuni – 246421, Uttarakhand, India
Baluni P.

Ecology lab, Department of Botany, A.P.B. Govt. P.G.College College Agustyamuni – 246421, Uttarakhand, India

Abstract

The present work deals with the study of food and feeding habit of P. conchonious an ornamental fish of hill streams of Garhwal Himalaya. The gut content of fishes of various size and age groups were analyzed. It was observed that with the increase in size the preference for food changed. From the initial nature of being a carnivore it later on shifted towards herbivory with preference for algal matter. The study of this shifting food preference of fish will help in the management of the aquarium

Size group, Ornamental fish, Puntius conchonius, Mandal River

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Bahuguna, P., & Baluni, P. (2019). Size–group related variation in the feeding behaviour of an ornamental fish, Puntius conchonius from Mandal river system in Central Himalaya region of Garhwal, India. Environment Conservation Journal, 20(1&2), 139-142.

https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.1008.1220

Received: 29.10.2018

Revised: 28.02.2019

Accepted: 14.05.2019

First Online: 20.06. 2019

:https://doi.org/10.36953/ECJ.2019.1008.1220

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