Seasonal variation of cladocera in a perennial pond, Ambajogai (Maharashtra), India

  • Vishwas Balasaheb Sakhare Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Yogeshwari Mahavidyalaya, Ambajogai – 431517, India
  • Ashwini Dnyandeo Chalak Department of Zoology, Late Shankarrao Gutte Gramin Arts, Commerce and Science College, Dharmapuri – 431515, India
Keywords: Cladoceran diversity, zooplankton, seasonal variations, perennial pond, Maharashtra


A systematic investigation on seasonal variations of cladocera in Udayan Sarovar, a perennial pond  near Swami Ramanand Teerth Mahavidyalaya at Ambajogai (Maharashtra, India) was carried out for a period of one year from June 2018 to May 2019. A total of 9 species of cladocera were identified. The cladoceran diversity fluctuated seasonally and the maximum number of 240 organisms L–1 was recorded during month of April and minimum number of 22 organisms L–1 during the month of September.


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How to Cite
Sakhare, V. B., & Chalak, A. D. (2020). Seasonal variation of cladocera in a perennial pond, Ambajogai (Maharashtra), India. Journal of Fisheries, 8(2), 858-860.