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Studies on Snow Trout Schizothorax Richardsonii (Gray) in River Beas and its Tributaries (Himachal Pradesh), India

Series: Records of the Zoological Survey of India Occasional Papers Volume: 323

By: Indu Sharma and HS Mehta

Zoological Survey of India

Paperback | Dec 2010 | #198663
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This volume reports a study on the snow trout in the river Beas in Himachal Pradesh, India.


1. Introduction
2. Material and methods
3. Physiography of study area
4. Result and discussion
5. Systematic position of Schizothorax richardsonii (Gray)
6. Systematic account
7. Addaption of Schizothorax sp. in Hill streams
8. Geomorphology of hill streams
9. Geomorphology versus fish richness
10. Catch composition and catch per unit effort
11. Species association
12. Climate change versus fish richness
13. Abiotic component
14. Abiotic component versus fish richness
15. Biotic component
16. Biotic component versus fish richness
17. Feeding
18. Breeding behaviour
19. Potential sites for breeding in Beas river
20. Threats
21. Conservation measures

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