Population Dynamics and Ecological Study of Freshwater Gastropods from Jayakwadi Dam, Aurangabad Maharashtra

Authors(3) :-Dharmpal C. Wagh, Priyanka M. Shejwal, Meena Patil

The present study that deals with freshwater gastropods and population density from Jayakwadi dam, Paithan. Gastropods were collected from June 2015 to May 2016. A total 3550 gastropod specimens were collected out of 5 family 9 genera and 11 species were recorded and calculate the population density and total percentage i.e. Bellamya bengalensis (22.5%), Bellamya dissimilis (21.25%), Tarebia lineate (19%), Melanoids tuberculata (18.5%), Melania scabra (12.25%), Lymnaea acuminata (12.25%), Lymnaea luteola (10.5%), Indoplanorbis exustus (8.5%), Planorbis planorbis (36.5%), Physa acuta (3.25%) and Gyraulus convexiusculus (2%). Gastropod population was higher in monsoon season while low population was evident in winter as compared to summer season. And to relevant study that physico-chemical parameters show different seasonal fluctuations.

Authors and Affiliations

Dharmpal C. Wagh
Department of Zoology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad Maharashtra, India
Priyanka M. Shejwal
Department of Zoology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad Maharashtra, India
Meena Patil
Department of Zoology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad Maharashtra, India

Gastropod, Occurrence, Ecology, Jayakwadi Dam.

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Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 10 | September-October 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-10-30
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Dharmpal C. Wagh, Priyanka M. Shejwal, Meena Patil, " Population Dynamics and Ecological Study of Freshwater Gastropods from Jayakwadi Dam, Aurangabad Maharashtra", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 4, Issue 10, pp.308-321, September-October-2018.
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