International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2016, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part B
Planktonic variations in a lotic water body of Shri Ganganagar District, (Rajasthan)
RK Bishnoi, BK Sharma
Plankton community is a heterogeneous group of tiny plants and animals mainly comprising of Phytoplankton and Zooplankton, respectively. The phytoplankton of Gang canal comprises of 16 species belonging to 15 genera. Out of these, 8 species belong to Bacillariophyceae
, 5 to Chlorophyceae
, two to Myxophyceae
and one to Xanthophyceae
. The zooplankton of the Gang canal comprised of six genera, out of which three belong to the Rotifera, two to Cladocera and one to Protozoa. The zooplankton assemblage of the Gangcanal is contributed primarily by Rotifers, followed by Cladocerans and Protozoans.
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RK Bishnoi, BK Sharma. Planktonic variations in a lotic water body of Shri Ganganagar District, (Rajasthan). Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2016;3(1):134-139.