Scaly teleosts in local fish markets of Nanded city, Maharashtra
Sumayya Ansari, Shivaji Chavan
For determination, evaluation and availability of the scaly teleosts in markets and to know number of fishermen, size of fish, quantity and quality of fish, the present survey was carried out of four weekly fish markets of Nanded city Maharashtra during the period of one year from 2018-2019. The fishes were caught at different sites of Godavari River and its tributaries. They were identified and classified and it was found 7- orders, 8-families, 16- genera, 24- species of fishes. Cobitidae, Cyprinadae, Gobiidae, Channidae, Mastaceambelidae, Mugilidae, Notopteridae, and Chichlidae among all these families Cyprinadae family was dominating. The current status of all species also found out through IUCN and fishbase version 2021.